The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for April 22, 24 and 25, 2010
Thursday, April 22 at 10AM US Central time: John McMurtry
McMurtry is Professor Emeritus of the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He’s a moral philosopher, ethicist, and vocal activist for global justice, world peace, and international law. His books include Unequal Freedoms, The Cancer Stage of Capitalism, and Value Wars.
Discussion will focus on the civil commons “life economy” alternative – a consistent theme in his writing, including in his book Value Wars: The Global Market Versus the Life Economy.
Saturday, April 24 at noon US Central time: Jack Rasmus
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 out in May titled, Epic Recession and Financial Crisis: Prelude to Global Depression.
Rasmus’ book and economic outlook will be discussed.
Sunday, April 25 at noon US Central time: Michael Parenti
Parenti is an internationally known, highly respected political scientist and award-winning author and lecturer. His many books include Democracy for the Few in its 9th edition, Superpatriotism, Inventing Reality on the state of the media, and his newest work, God and His Demons, to be discussed on the program.