Doug Henwood is the publisher of the Left Business Observer—a publication that addresses economics with writing that is not dry or boring. He’s turned his attention to AARP. He believes that AARP has become nothing more than an insurance company and is no longer a lobbying force for older Americans. We discuss his thesis to determine if AARP membership is money well spent.

Here is the lineup of guests on BRAINSTORMIN’ with Billy the Brain for Wednesday, June 22, 2011. Listen at or on AM 1400 in Ventura at 9 o’clock am Pacific time.