Podcast for Saturday, September 9, 2006 Shows

Human rights lawyer Brian Concannon, director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti (http://www.ijdh.org). This week, Brian wrote "Justice for Haiti" with Anthony Phillips. Moazzem Begg, author of "Enemy Combatant: My Imprisonment at Guantanamo, Bagram and Kandahar" (The New Press). Mark Weisbrot of the Center for Economic Policy Research (http://www.cepr.net) returns to discuss Read more

Podcast for Saturday, September 2, 2006 Shows

Jeff Goodell, author of "Big Coal: The Dirty Secret Behind America’s Energy Future" (Houghton Mifflin). Jon Wiener, editor of "Conspiracy in the Streets: The Extraordinary Trial of the Chicago Eight" (The New Press) Michael Schwartz, professor of sociology and faculty director of the Undergraduate College of Global Studies at Stony Brook University, has written extensively Read more

Podcast for Saturday, August 12, 2006 Shows

Jennifer Baumgardner who, along with Gillian Aldrich, made the documentary, "Speak Out: I Had an Abortion," which will be shown on Tuesday, August 15th, at 6 PM in the University of Illinois at Chicago’s Behavioral Sciences Building, 1007 West Harrison, and on Sunday, August 27th, at 7:30 PM in Mess Hall, 6932 North Glenwood.Jennifer is Read more

Podcast for Saturday, August 5, 2006 Shows

live from Beirut, Mitchell Prothero is on assignment for US News and World Report in Lebanon. Mitchell writes the "Lebanon Journal" report for US News. His most recent post is entitled, "Scenes from a war zone." Salon.com also posts Mitchell’s work. His most recent post there is entitled, "The ‘hiding among civilians’ myth." You can Read more

Podcast for Saturday, July 29, 2006 Shows

Ian Williams (http://deadlinepundit.blogspot.com), whose most recent piece is entitled, "Accidentally on Purpose," and covers the Israeli bombing of the United Nations in Lebanon. Ian has written for newspapers and magazines around the world, including the Australian, The Independent, New York Observer, Village Voice, Financial Times and The Guardian. He is the UN correspondent for the Read more

Podcast for Saturday, July 22, 2006 Shows

Chris Toensing will give us an overview of the entire Middle East conflagration Laura Carlsen, director of the International Relations Center Americas Program (http://americas.irc-online.org/) in Mexico City, where she has worked as a writer and political analyst for the past two decades. Laura wrote the IRC piece, "Mexico’s Dramatic Vote Count Lacks Credibility." Our correspondents Read more

Podcast for Saturday, July 15, 2006 Shows

This week, we broadcast a ‘Best of’ edition. However, Jeff Dorchen delivered a Moment of Truth. You can listen to Jeff’s Moment in RealAudio format by clicking here. And if you want to listen in MP3 format just click here. The great folks at Seattle’s RadicalRadio.org may have this week’s entire show posted at their Read more

Podcast for Saturday, July 8, 2006 Shows

Kate Curran Kirby, executive vice president of the Chicago Crime Commission (http://www.chicagocrimecommission.org/), and principal author and researcher of their new publication, "The Gang Book: A detailed overview of street gangs in the Chicago metropolitan area." This amazing book can be purchased online via their site. live from Nazareth, Israel, writer Jonathan Cook (http://www.jkcook.net), author of Read more

Podcast for Saturday, July 1, 2006 Shows

Bill Christison, who co-wrote "The Power of the Israel Lobby" which appeared at Counterpunch (http://www.counterpunch.org) last weekend. Bill was a senior official of the CIA. He served as a National Intelligence Officer and as Director of the CIA’s Office of Regional and Political Analysis. He is a contributor to "Imperial Crusades," (CP Books) CounterPunch’s history Read more

Podcast for Saturday, June 17, 2006 Shows

Craig Unger, wrote "The War They Wanted, The Lies They Needed" in this month’s Vanity Fair. Craig is also the author of "House of Bush, House of Saud," (http://www.houseofbush.com/) and is currently working on a book based on his article “American Rapture,” which appeared in the December 2005 issue of Vanity Fair. Milan Rai is Read more

Podcast for Saturday, June 10, 2006 Shows

Chris Floyd (http://www.chris-floyd.com/) is a writer for ‘Empire Burlesque: high Crimes and Low Comedy in the Bush Imperium.’ His most recent piece is entitled "Hubub in Hibhib: The Timely Death of al-Zarqawi." Chris is an American journalist. He writes the weekly Global Eye political column for The Moscow Times and St. Petersburg Times. He is Read more

Podcast for Saturday, June 3, 2006 Shows

John Prados is a senior fellow of the National Security Archive in Washington, DC, and author of "Hoodwinked: The Documents that Reveal How Bush Sold Us a War" (The New Press). His most recent writing includes the TomPaine.com article, "Big Brother’s History." Historian, academic, author, lecturer, activist Howard Zinn, best known for the seminal "People’s Read more