Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for April 1, 3 and 4, 2010

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The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for April 1, 3 and 4, 2010

Thursday, April 1 at 10AM US Central time: Nurit Peled- Elhannan

Peled-Elhanan is an Israeli peace activist, Professor at Hebrew University, and one of the founders of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine. She’s also a recipient of the Sakharov Prize for Human Rights and Freedom of Speech, awarded annually by the European Parliament to honor individuals or organizations active in the defense of human rights and freedom.

Conditions in Occupied Palestine will be discussed.

Saturday, April 3 at noon US Central time: Denis Rancourt

Rancourt is a distinguished tenured Professor of Physics, a recognized expert in his field, and an Environmental Science Researcher at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Yet, because of his activist position on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, he was unfairly fired and barred from campus – a violation of his tenure, academic freedom, and beliefs about human rights and equal justice.

His case and its importance will be discussed.

Sunday, April 4 at noon US Central time: Mickey Huff

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

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

Each year, it ranks the top 25 and publishes them in its yearbook, Censored: Media Democracy in Action. The latest Censored 2010: The Top Censored Stories of 2008 – 09 can be purchased at projectcensored.org/store.

Major world and national issues will be discussed.

Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.