The Lendman News Hour Guests for February 22 – 26, 2010
Monday, February 22 – Ellen Brown
Tuesday, February 23 – Keith Harmon Snow
Wednesday, February 24 – Rich Wiles
Thursday, February 25 – Monday’s program repeated
Friday, February 26 – Jack Rasmus
Time: 10AM US Central time
Ellen Brown is a civil litigation attorney, author, and frequent writer on financial issues. Her latest book, “Web of Debt,” is a brilliant analysis of the private banking cartel Federal Reserve, how it usurped money creation power, and how we can take it back.
A new “Web of Debt” edition is due out in March.
The Daily Bell “Compendium of Free-Market Thought” awarded Brown a title of her own, saying “There are in (their) opinion, in modern economic thought, now Keynsians, Austrians and Brownians.”
Keith Harmon Snow is an independent journalist, war correspondent, human rights investigator, photographer, lecturer, and three-time Project Censored award winner.
He’s worked in 17 African countries with Survivor Rights International, Genocide Watch, and the UN, documenting and exposing genocide and crimes against humanity in Congo, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Ethiopia, and elsewhere on the continent.
Current African conflicts will be discussed and America’s role in them.
Rich Wiles is a UK-based author and photographic artist who spent most of the past five years in Occupied Palestine documenting events there on the ground.
He’s also the Assistant Project Coordinator of OUR VOICE: Refugee Youth Magazine – www.refugee voice.org – an arts and media project being implemented in six West Bank refugee camps. Since 2005, Wiles lived in the Aida Refugee camp, running arts projects for its residents as a form of resistance, communication, and self-expression.
His new book about Occupied Palestine is just out, titled, “Behind the Wall: Life, Love, and Struggle in Palestine.”
That topic will be discussed.
Jack Rasmus is a 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 newest book due out in March titled, “Epic Recession and Financial Crisis: Prelude to Global Depression.”
Rasmus’ new book and economic outlook will be discussed.
The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 25, 27 and 28, 2010
Note: Beginning February 25, The Progressive Radio News Hour will air Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.
Thursday, February 25 at 10AM US Central time
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.
Saturday and Sunday February 27 and 28 at noon US Central time
James Petras is Binghamton University, New York Professor Emeritus of Sociology. Besides his long and distinguished academic career, he’s a noted figure on the left, a well-respected Latin American expert, and a longtime chronicler of the region’s popular struggles.
He’s also a prolific author of hundreds of articles and dozens of books. His latest is titled, “Global Depression and Regional Wars: The United States, Latin America and the Middle East.”
Paul Craig Roberts was Assistant Treasury Secretary under Ronald Reagan, a Wall Street Journal Associate Editor, and holder of numerous academic appointments, including at Georgetown University’s Center for Strategic and International Studies.
He was fiercely critical of Bush administration policies, and is just as hard on Obama’s, including in his recent article titled, “The US is Now a Police State.”
That and other major issues will be discussed, including the state of the economy.