Archive for January 2011

Frank Barat is a member of the UK-based Solidarity Campaign, formed to work for peace and justice for Palestinians. He's also a member of the Organizing Committee Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RTP) that "seeks to reaffirm the primacy of international law as the (way to settle) the Israeli-Palestinian conflict."

He's also the editor of "Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel's War Against the Palestinians," a new book by Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappe.

Discussion will focus on the RTP's most recent London session last November and plans for more ahead to maintain momentum for peace and justice.

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Jack Rasmus is Professor of Political Economy at St. Mary's College and Santa Clara University, CA. He's also a freelance journalist, frequent speaker, a playwright and author, including his latest book titled, "Epic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression."

His new book book will be published in 2011 titled, "Obama's Economy: Stagnation and Collapse 2008 - 2010."

His current economic views will be discussed.

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Marjorie Cohn is a distinguished Law Professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego, and past president of the National Lawyers Guild. She's also been a criminal defense attorney at the trial and appellate levels, is a noted author, and has written many articles for professional journals and popular web sites.

Her newest book will be discussed: "The United States of Torture."

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Ellen Brown is a civil litigation attorney, 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 take if back.

Brown's latest writing will be discussed.

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Mickey Huff is Professor of History at Diablo Valley College, CA and new Director of Project Censored (PC) and the Media Freedom Foundation. MFF supports First Amendment freedoms, conducts 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

Major world and national issues will be discussed.

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Gideon Levy is a Haaretz columnist, editorial board member, and recipient of numerous awards for distinguished journalism and human rights. His most recent book is titled "The Punishment of Gaza," discussing Israel's crushing siege and Cast Lead war of aggression.

Levy's views on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict will be discussed.

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John Kozy is a retired philosophy and logic professor, now writing on social, political, and economic issues. He taught for many years and has been a writer for many more. Visit his web site at

His latest writing will be discussed.

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Husband and wife Mohamed Harkat and Sophie Lamarche jointly pursue justice from a repressive Canadian government, in violation of its own Charter of Rights and Freedoms, Canada's bill of rights.

Mohamed was falsely charged, interned, and is now under draconian house arrest, facing possible deportation to greater repression abroad.

His case and status will be discussed.

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For over 40 years, Bob Chapman has written on business, finance, economics, and politics, and is currently doing it twice weekly as owner and editor of the International Forecaster.

His latest views on the economy will be discussed.

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Mads Gilbert is a Norwegian anesthesiologist and University of North Norway Professor of Anesthesiology. He heads the University of Norway, Tromso's Emergency Medicine Department, and served extensively with NORWAC (the Norwegian Aid Committee) and the Palestine Committee in Occupied Palestine and Lebanon.

He and Dr. Erik Fosse provided heroic medical services to Gazans, injured during Israel's Cast Lead war. Their new book, "Eyes in Gaza," covers their work and will be discussed on the program.

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