Podcast for Saturday, January 27, 2007
- Michael Klare returned to This is Hell. Michael wrote the two-part article series for TomDispatch.com. The first part is called, "Is Energo-fascism in Your Future? The Global Energy Race and Its Consequences." And the second part is called, "Petro-Power and the Nuclear Renaissance; Two Faces of an Emerging Energo-fascism." Michael is a professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College and the author of "Blood and Oil: The Dangers and Consequences of America’s Growing Dependence on Imported Petroleum" (Owl Books).
- Glen Ford, executive editor of the Black Agenda Report (http://www.blackagendareport.com/), returned to This is Hell. Glen’s recent writing includes, "Barack Obama: The Mania and the Mirage," "Rep. Maxine Waters: Clinton and Obama Will Have to Prove Themselves on Iraq," and "The State of the Apocalypse."
- Bill Chandler, executive director of the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance (http://www.yourmira.org/) which has adopted an immigrant reform proposal that is the culmination of suggestions by a number of immigrant rights and labor advocates and organizations. That said, the Mississippi Immigrant Rights Alliance encourages other organizations to discuss it, improve on it, and adopt it as well.
- Marilyn Clement is the�national coordinator of� Healthcare-NOW (http://www.healthcare-now.org/). Marilyn wrote the TomPaine.com piece this week called, "Bush’s Health Care Conspiracy."
LaddieO.com gave us a web, tech and science report from the hermetically sealed clean rooms at URL Labs, Elvis DeMorrow told us what’s happening in his Konspiracy Korner, and Kevan Harris, "The Radical Pessimist," tried report to us live from the war protests in Washington, DC
And we finally hooked up with our man in Budapest, Todd Williams. Todd returned to tell us how he celebrated New Year’s in Serbia, the musical (http://www.casanovanightmusical.com/) he is currently translating, as well as hosting a This is Hell listening party that’s happening in Hungary. Todd is host of "fesztikörkép" broadcast on MTV Hungary.