November 14, 2007
Jason Fornicola
(202) 639-6448

Author of "The Squandering of America", AFGE District Six NVP on "Inside Government"

WASHINGTON—Robert Kuttner, author of “The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity”, and Arnold Scott, American Federation of Government Employees (AFGE) District Six National Vice President, will be featured on AFGE’s radio program “Inside Government” this week. Kuttner will discuss the critical role unions play in taking back America’s financial security. Scott will highlight ways his district is fighting for workers’ rights at the Transportation Security Administration and Department of Defense. The show will air on Friday, Nov. 16 at 10:00 a.m. EDT nationwide on and 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

“Inside Government” is a one-hour weekly nationwide radio/Internet program dedicated to issues that impact all federal and D.C. government employees. In launching “Inside Government”, AFGE became one of the first unions and the only federal workers’ union to have a national broadcast program on the air.

The program, hosted by AFGE Assistant General Counsel Ward Morrow, can be heard Fridays at 10:00 a.m. EDT nationally on demand (available anytime) at or 1050 AM in the Washington, D.C., area.

Programs are archived on the Federal News Radio Web site and can be heard on demand (available anytime) at Federal News Radio is one of the most popular online news stations in the country, according to the Baltimore Sun/New York Times Syndicate.

“Inside Government” is also available to more than 70 million iPod users through Apple’s iTunes music download software. The program is available via podcast, located at the following link: Users must install iTunes on their computers before accessing “Inside Government” via podcast.

For more information, please e-mail [email protected] or go to

Please note there will be a short advertisement prior to the start of the program.

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