Doug Henwood on Sun, 20 Dec 2009 02:51:15 +0100 (CET)

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Just posted to my radio archive

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	
December 5, 2009 (KPFA version) Letitia James of the New York City  
Council and Dana Berliner of the Institute for Justice on the Atlantic  
Yards project in Brooklyn and the depredations of eminent domain  
across the U.S. • Heidi Shierholz of the Economic Policy Institute on  
EPI's jobs program

they join:

November 28, 2009 (KPFA only) DH on financial regulation • Bob  
Meister, professor of political science at the UC–Santa Cruz, on the  
crisis in the University of California system			

November 19, 2009 Curt Ellis, co-producer of Big River (and King  
Corn), on the toxic evils of agribusiness • Joel Schalit, author of  
Israel vs. Utopia, on the Israeli politics and identity, and the  
country's relations with the U.S.				
November 14, 2009 (KPFA version) David Arkush and Tyson Slocum of  
Public Citizen on what's going on with financial regulation • Monty  
Neill of FairTest on education policy, testing, charter schools, etc.
October 31, 2009 (KPFA only) Former Reagan advisor Bruce Bartlett,  
author of The New American Economy, pronounces supply-side economics  
dead and embraces a VAT • Lauren Weber, author of In Cheap We Trust,  
praises tightfistedness	
October 8, 2009 Yanis Varoufakis on the Greek elections and the  
economy’s troubles • Greg Grandin on the coup in Honduras
October 3, 2009 (KPFA version) Susan Marks, author of Aqua Shock, on  
the water crises • Walter Benn Michaels, author of this and this and  
this, on neoliberalism’s use of “diversity”
September 17, 2009 Kari Lydersen, author of Revolt on Goose Island, on  
the Republic Doors and Windows worker takeover • Lee Badgett, author  
of When Gay People Get Married, on what happens to people and  
societies when same-sexers tie the knot

September 10, 2009 Max Blumenthal, author ofRepublican Gomorrah, on  
the takeover of the GOP by the fundie nuts • Michael Yates, author of  
In and Out of the Working Class, on the working class, teaching  
economics, and the UFW (see his LBO piece on César Chávez here)

September 5, 2009 (KPFA version) Wallace Shawn, just out with this  
collection ofEssays, on bourgeois guilt and the contradictions of  
privilege • Bruce Dixon, managing editor of the Black Agenda Report,  
on black and liberal confusion over that corporate shill Obama

Doug Henwood
Producer, Behind the News
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Saturdays, 10-11 AM, KPFA, Berkeley 94.1 FM
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