Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 24, 26 and 27, 2011

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 24, 26 and 27, 2011Thursday, February 24 at 10AM US Central time: Catherine Austin FittsFitts is an investment advisor, entrepreneur, and former Assistant Secretary of Housing and Federal Housing Commissioner under GHW Bush. She's also a former Managing Director and board member of the Wall Street firm,... Continue Reading →

Continued Middle East Protests and Violence

Continued Middle East Uprisings and Violence - by Stephen LendmanWhat began in Tunisia spread to Egypt, Yemen, Jordan, Algeria, Bahrain, and now Libya, Morocco, Iraq, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait. The entire region is erupting in protests, mischaracterized as revolutions. They're not, falling far short convulsive, violent, unstoppable tsunamis for change, removing old orders for... Continue Reading →

Tea Party Stooges Join Wisconsin Protests

Tea Party Stooges Join Wisconsin Protests - by Stephen LendmanIt was reminiscent of November 22, 2000 Florida, outside the Miami-Dade County Canvassing Board offices when dozens of imported Bush-Cheney ruffians rampaged through Miami's County Hall, disrupting the recount of about 10,000 undervotes, ballots with no presidential choice registered.They assaulted Democrat party representatives, near rioted, and... Continue Reading →

Obama on Palestinian Rights: Nyet

Obama on Palestinian Rights: "Nyet" - by Stephen LendmanOn February 18, as expected, Washington vetoed a UN Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements as illegal under international law. The vote: 14 yes, America the sole no, isolating the US and Israel on this long festering issue. The measure had nearly 120 co-sponsors.In a post-vote briefing,... Continue Reading →

Reactions to Aristide’s Impending Return

Reactions to Aristide's Impending Return - by Stephen LendmanAfter receiving his diplomatic passport to return, Haitians eagerly await his arrival. For them and millions of global supporters, it can't come a moment too soon. Reactions express varying views.On February 18, AP headlined "Aristide backers march amid talk of Haiti return," saying:In Port-au-Prince, thousands rallied in... Continue Reading →

Egypt’s Spirit Lands in Wisconsin

Egypt's Spirit Lands in Wisconsin - by Stephen LendmanIt landed, but it's too soon to know where it's going or how committed workers are to stay the course and spread it to other US states. On February 16, however, former Senator Russ Feingold launched Progressives (PU), an initiative he hopes will inspire "a new... Continue Reading →

Important New Information on Aafia Siddiqui’s Case

Important New Information on Aafia Siddiqui's Case - by Stephen LendmanNumerous previous articles discussed how Washington/Pakistani collusion victimized her. A brief recap explains.In March 2003, after visiting her family in Karachi, Pakistan, government Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) agents, in collaboration with Washington, abducted her and her three children en route to the airport for a flight... Continue Reading →

Obama’s Anti-Populist Budget

Obama's Anti-Populist Budget - by Stephen LendmanDespite its flaws and failures during America's Great Depression, FDR's New Deal was remarkable for what it accomplished. It helped people, put millions back to work, reinvigorated the national spirit, built or renovated 700,000 miles of roads, 7,800 bridges, 45,000 schools, 2,500 hospitals, 13,000 parks and playgrounds, 1,000 airfields,... Continue Reading →

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