Doug Henwood on Sun, 14 Mar 2010 20:11:54 +0100 (CET)

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[Apologies for the delay in posting the Feb 6 show!]

BEHIND THE NEWS with Doug Henwood

"Best Music on an Economics & Politics Radio Show"
Village Voice Best of NYC 2005

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Just posted to my radio archive

March 4, 2010 David Cay Johnston on the Austin IRS suicide pilot and how the rich have largely given up on paying taxes • Yanis Varoufakis on the Greek economic crisis (and Germany’s designs)

February 6, 2010 (KPFA version) Mark Brenner, director of Labor Notes, on the state of the working class today (not so great, actually) • Bill Fletcher, executive editor of The Black Commentator, on the need for the left to “get serious”

they join:

January 28, 2010 Dan La Botz on what happened to the working class • Stephanie Coontz, professor of history at Evergreen State and director of research and education for the Council on Contemporary Families, on the state of the family and gender relations today

January 21, 2010 Robert Fatton on the history and social structure of Haiti, and how it's compounded the misery of natural disaster

January 14, 2010 Robert Fatton on the history and social structure of Haiti (excerpts from 2004 interviews) • Tom Geoghegan on the evil thing known as the Senate filibuster • Alyssa Katz, author of this piece (and the excellent book of Our Lot) on the state of the housing market and what good things we can do with all the see-through condos left over from the bubble
January 9, 2010 (KPFA version) Michael Rose of the Bureau of National Affairs on the BNA’s survey of economists’ projections for 2010 • Cyrus Bina of the University of Minnesota–Morris on Iran

December 31, 2009 David Himmelstein on the emerging Democratic health reform schemes • Dennis Brutus on South Africa (repeat of July 2008 interview in memory of the great poet and activist who died on December 26)

December 24, 2009 Sam Gindin, former economic advisor to the Canadian Auto Workers union, on bringing the working class back into politics • Lucia Green-Weiskel of the Beijing-based NGO Innovation Center for Energy and Transportation on the Copenhagen climate conference and China’s role in climate politics

December 17, 2009 Gar Lipow on the Copenhagen climate conference and the technological path to a post-carbon future (download his book and other stuff here) • Kevin Alexander Gray on South Carolina, white supremacy, and Obama and black America December 10, 2009 Greg Grandin, author of Fordlandia, on Honduras and other Latin American hotspots • Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Bright- Sided, on enforced good cheer in the USA

Doug Henwood
Producer, Behind the News
Thursdays, 5-6 PM, WBAI, New York 99.5 FM
Saturdays, 10-11 AM, KPFA, Berkeley 94.1 FM
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