The Lendman News Hour Guests for February 1 – 5, 2010
Monday, February 1 – Irving Wesley Hall
Tuesday, February 2 – Brian Concannon
Wednesday, February 3 – John Kozy
Thursday, February 4 – Monday’s program repeated
Friday, February 5 – Catherine Austin Fitts
Time: 10AM US Central time
Irving Wesley Hall is a longtime activist who’s taught English, political science, philosophy, economics, and history at California and New York colleges, most recently American History and Research Methods at the State University of New York at Morrisville.
Discussion will focus on comparing JD Salinger and Howard Zinn, distinguished figures who died a day apart as well as commenting on Obama’s State of the Union address.
Brian Concannon is a distinguished human rights lawyer and Director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH), working with grassroots groups there, in America, and the Haitian Diaspora to develop effective human rights advocacy for some of the world’s most oppressed people.
The Haiti earthquake and aftermath will be discussed.
John Kozy is a retired philosophy and logic professor, now blogging on social, political, and economic issues. He taught for 20 years and has been a writer for another 20. His articles can be found at www.jkozy.com and www.johnkozy.mindsay.com.
Kozy’s recent article will be discussed – “Blunder and Plunder.”
Catherine Austin Fitts is an investment advisor, entrepreneur, former Assistant Secretary of Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner under GHW Bush, and former Managing Director and board member of the Wall Street firm, Dillon Read & Co., Inc.
She’s now editor of Solari.com and runs Solari, Inc. as an “online media company focused on ethical investment and preserving family wealth. Long ago, (she) made a promise (never again to) act against the best interests (of her) own people (and to do her best) to leave a better world for generations to come.”
Fitts’ latest views on the economy, corporate pillaging, and overall conditions in the country will be discussed, especially now that Democrats have lost their Senate supermajority.
Nomi Prins is the featured guest on The Progressive Radio News Hour
Thursday, February 4 at 10AM US Central time
Nomi Prins is a journalist, author, and Senior Fellow at Demos, a non-partisan public policy research and advocacy organization.
Earlier she was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and ran the international analytics group for Bear Stearns in London.
Today, her pursuits are entirely different, an example in her latest book titled, “It Takes a Pillage: Behind the Bonuses, Bailouts, and Backroom Deals from Washington to Wall Streets.”
Her book and views on Wall Street pillaging will be discussed.