The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for August 9, 11, and 12, 2012
Thursday, August 9 at 10AM US Central time: Richard Wolff
Wolff is Economics Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts. He’s now a New School University Graduate Program in International Affairs Visiting Professor.
He’s written numerous articles and books on topics ranging from modern imperialism, the economics of colonialism, current economic crisis, and much more for over 40 years.
Current economic conditions will be discussed.
Saturday, August 11 at noon US Central time: Peter Eyre
Eyre is a noted Middle East consultant, political analyst and activist. He lectures widely discussing his views on vital geopolitical issues.
He deplores US imperialism and its destructive fallout. He’s one of growing numbers of eloquent voices denouncing it publicly.
Major world issues will be discussed.
Sunday, 12 at noon US Central time: Peter Dale Scott
Scott is a poet, author, researcher, former Canadian diplomat and UC, Berkeley English Professor Emeritus. He’s also a critic of US imperial policies.
He coined the phrase “deep politics.” He defines it as follows:
It “posits that in every culture and society there are facts which tend to be suppressed, because of the social and psychological costs of not doing so.”
They include covert criminal policies, unaccountable lawlessness, disturbing truths like 9/11, and today’s troubling environment.
Major world and national issues will be discussed.