Host: Stephen Lendman
Monday, May 11th
Ellen Brown is a civil litigation attorney, author, and frequent writer on financial topics. Her latest book is titled "Web of Debt," a brilliant analysis of the private banking cartel Federal Reserve, how it usurped money creation power, and much more.
Her book is must reading and will be discussed on the program.
Tuesday, May 12th
Ralph Nader is a longtime consumer advocate, lawyer, author, and one of the 20th century's Most Influential Americans, according to Time magazine. For over four decades, he organized millions of citizens and formed over 100 public interest groups. He was instrumental in enacting OSHA, the EPA, the Consumer Product Safety Commission, the Safe Drinking Water Act, and much more.
In 1969, he founded the Center for Study for Responsive Law and later the Public Interest Research Group, Public Citizen, and other citizen action organizations. He's also been a three-time presidential candidate, most recently in 2008.
Discussion will focus on corporate crimes and malfeasance in connection with the global economic crisis.
Wednesday, May 13th
Gila Svirsky is the Israeli-based co-founder of the Coalition of Women for Peace, an organization she describes as one of the country's "leading feminist voices for peace" and where she was active until 2007.
She currently co-chairs the B'Tselem Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, and explains that the word "b'tselem" in Hebrew means "in the image of," meaning everyone is created equally in the image of God.
Discussion will focus on B'Tselem's human rights work.
Thursday, May 14th
Brian Concannon is a distinguished human rights lawyer and Director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (IJDH). It "works with grassroots groups in Haiti (America, and the Haitian Diaspora) to develop an effective human rights advocacy program with global outreach."
Discussion will focus on Haiti's recent elections and current human rights conditions on the ground, including for political prisoners.
Friday, May 15th
Jack Rasmus is a professor of political economy at St. Mary's College and Santa Clara University. He's also a freelance journalist, frequent speaker, a playwright and author of The War at Home: The Bush-Corporate Offensive Against American Workers and the Unions. His new books include The Trillion Dollar Income Shift - Essays on Income Inequality in America and Epic Recession and Global Economic Crisis.
Discussion will focus on the global economic crisis, an alternative to Obamanomics, and more as time allows.
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May 15, 2009, 20:54:31
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