The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for October 28, 30, and 31, 2010
Thursday, October 28 at 10AM US Central time: Jack Shaheen
Shaheen is an essayist, media critic, lecturer, “committed internationalist,” “humanist,” and author or five books, including the TV Arab, Arab and Muslim Stereotyping in American Popular Culture, Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People, and GUILTY Hollywood’s Verdict on Arabs after 9/11.
America’s vilification and persecution of Arabs and Islam will be discussed.
Saturday, October 30 at noon US Central time: Peter Dale Scott
Peter Dale Scott is a poet, author, researcher, and former Canadian diplomat and UC Berkeley English Professor. He’s also been an anti-war activist since the 1960s.
His important new book will be discussed titled, American/War Machine: Deep Politics, the CIA Global Drug Connection, and the Road to Afghanistan.
Sunday, October 31 at noon US Central time: Mickey Huff
Huff is a California-based Professor of History at Diablo Valley College and new Director of Project Censored (PC) and the Media Freedom Foundation. MFF supports First Amendment freedoms and investigative research, and works closely with PC and other media related organizations.
PC is the media democracy advocacy group that publishes vital news stories suppressed or censored in the mainstream.
Each year it ranks the top 25 and publishes them in its yearbook, Censored: Media Democracy in Action. The latest Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009-10 is now out and can be purchased at projectcensored.org/store.
Discussion will be wide-ranging on major world and national issues.