The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for May 20, 22 and 23, 2010
Thursday, May 20 at 10AM US Central time: Marjorie Cohn
Cohn is a distinguished Thomas Jefferson School of Law, San Diego Law Professor and former President of the National Lawyers Guild. She’s also been a criminal defense attorney at the trial and appellate levels as well as a noted author and writer of numerous articles for professional journals and popular web sites.
Cohn’s recent article on the Elena Kagan appointment shifting the Supreme Court further to the rights will be discussed.
Saturday, May 22 at noon US Central time: Paul Craig Roberts
Roberts was former 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 became a prominent Bush administration critic, and is just as hard on Obama for his destructive and repressive policies.
Roberts’ new book will be discussed titled, “How the Economy was Lost,” plus his latest thoughts about administration policy.
Sunday, May 23 at noon US Central time: Ellen Brown
Ellen Brown is a civil litigation attorney, author, and frequent writer on financial issues. A new edition of her latest book, Web of Debt, is a vitally important analysis of the private banking cartel Federal Reserve, how it usurped money creation power, and how we can take it back.
The Daily Bell ‘Compendium of Free-Market Thought” awarded Brown her own title, saying “in modern economic thought (there are) now Keynsians, Austrians and Brownians.”
Web of Debt and Brown’s latest writing will be discussed.