Episode 191: National Federation of the Blind President, Mark Riccobono

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This week’s episode is devoted to an interview with National Federation of the
Blind President, Mark Riccobono. Here is a timeline of the key topics covered.
These are also chapters in the MP3 file.

Introduction,0:00.000

Early life and background,1:44.792

NFB membership numbers and the place of advocacy organisations in the Internet
age,7:44.441

Feeding the family,16:43.920

Is NFB advancing a left wing agenda?,18:02.460

COVID at the 2022 convention,22:18.826

Is NFB truly a democratic organisation?,24:47.933

Perceived conflicts of interest,42:32.969

sexual misconduct,56:20.901

The place of Federation philosophy today,1:30:33.175

How does NFB determine which individual advocacy cases to take on?,1:34:55.514

Accessible COVID tests,1:37:55.478

accessible voting,1:40:04.169

advocacy for new accessibility legislation,1:42:05.966

The Museum of the Blind Peoples’ Movement,1:44:57.477

Reunification?,1:47:35.941

Concluding questions,1:50:26.122

Closing and contact info,1:54:41.079

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