Archive for October 2011

Progressive Radio News Hour

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Guest: John Kozy

Kozy is a retired philosophy professor, now writing on social, political and economic issues. He taught for many years and has been writing for many more.

Visit his web site at www.jkozy.com

His latest writing will be discussed.

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Guest: Frank Barat
Frank Barat is a member of the UK-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign, formed to work for peace and justice for Palestinians. He's also a member of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine's (RTP) Organizing Committee that "seeks to reaffirm the primacy of international law as the (way to settle) the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."
In March, RTP held its first Tribunal Session in Barcelona. On November 21-22, its second was held in London.
Discussion will focus on its findings.
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Guest: Andrew Kolin

Kolin is Professor of Political Science at Hilbert College. His books include "State Power and Democracy" and "State Structure and Genocide." It discusses his thesis that America is now a police state.

That topic and his book will be discussed.

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Guest: Jennifer Loewenstein
Loewenstein teaches at the University of Wisconsin and is Associate Director of its Middle East Studies Program.
She's also a board member of the Israeli Coalition against House Demolitions-USA branch, founder of the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project, and a freelance journalist.
Palestinian issues, including statehood and full de jure UN membership will be discussed.

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Guest: James Petras
Petras is Binghamton University, New York Professor Emeritus, a noted figure on the left, a distinguished Latin American expert, and longtime chronicler of the region's popular struggles.
He's also a consummate scholar and prolific writer of hundreds of articles and dozens of books, including his latest titled, "The Arab Revolt and the Imperialist Counterattack."
Major world and national issues will be discussed.
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Guest: Ellen Brown

Brown is a civil litigation attorney, distinguished author, and frequent writer on financial issues. A new edition of her important book, "Web of Debt," is a brilliant analysis of the private banking system, how it usurped money creation power, and how we can get it back.

She also heads the Public Banking Institute (PBI), an initiative to return power to the people where it belongs.

Her latest writing will be discussed.

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Guest: John McMurtry
McMurtry is an internationally recognized moral and political philosopher who is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and University Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Ontario.
His volumes on Philosophy and World Problems for UNESCO are globally published, and his widely translated works include the influential books, "Unequal Freedoms," "The Cancer State of Capitalism," and "Value Wars."
McMurtry is also an active public advocate for global justice, world peace, and international law.
Major world and national issues will be discussed.

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Guest: Bob Chapman

For over 50 years, Chapman has written on business, economics and politics, now doing it twice weekly as owner and editor of the International Forecaster. It's a vital resource for information ignored by the mainstream.

His latest views on the economy will be discussed.

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Guest: Mickey Huff

Mickey Huff is a California-based Professor of History at Diablo Valley College and Director of Project Censored (PC) and the Media Freedom Foundation. MFF supports First Amendment freedoms and investigative research, and works closely with PC and other media related organizations.

PC is the media democracy advocacy group that publishes vital news stories suppressed or censored in the mainstream.

Each year, it ranks the top 25 and publishes them in its yearbook, Censored: Media Democracy in Action. The latest Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009 - 10 can be purchased at projectcensored.org/store.

The latest PC yearbook will be discussed.

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