Host: Stephen Lendman
Monday, February 2nd
John 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.
The program will focus on key world topics, including imperial wars, Gaza, the Obama administration, and the global economic crisis.
Tuesday, February 3rd
Danny Schechter is a media activist, critic, independent filmmaker, TV producer as well as an author and lecturer on media issues. Some call him "The News Dissector," and that's the name of his popular blog on media issues. He's also co-founder of Media Channel.org. It covers the "political, cultural and social impacts of the media" and provides real information about it unavailable in the mainstream.
Schechter's new book is titled "Plunder: Investigating Our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal."
Discussion will focus on media coverage of the Gaza war.
Wednesday, February 4th
Marcy Newman is an American scholar, teacher and human rights activist. She's now a literature and American and Middle East Studies Professor at An Najah University, Nablus, Palestine. Previously she taught at Boise State University, Boise, ID and more recently at several other Middle East universities.
The program will focus on the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Thursday, February 5th was a rebroadcast of February 2nd
Friday, February 6th
Noam Chomsky is MIT Institute Professor Emeritus of linguistics and a leading political and social critic of imperial America for over 40 years. He's also a widely quoted intellectual on the left and an internationally known anti-war critic.
Chomsky is a frequent lecturer and prolific author of hundreds of articles and dozens of books, including his seminal critique of the media - Manufacturing Consent, co-authored with Edward Herman.
The Gaza war and aftermath will be discussed.
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