Angana Chatterji and John Pilger on the Global Research News Hour on RBN

Program Details for September 8

The Global Research News Hour on RBN is an initiative of the Centre for Research on Globalization


 


Republic Broadcasting Network (RBN)

Hosts: Michel Chossudovsky and Stephen Lendman

Time: Mondays 11:00 am – 1:00 pm (CT), broadcast out of Houston, Texas.

Audio Archive of The Global Research News Hour, click below to listen to previous programs.

2008 AUDIO ARCHIVE

12 Noon to 2.00pm (ET) 
9.00am – 11.00am  (PT)

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 8, 2008:

This Week’s Guests: Angana Chatterji and John Pilger

Host: Stephen Lendman

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This program is a cutting-edge initiative of Global Research. It provides a global perspective on what is really happening in America and around the World – vital information unavailable in the mainstream, with noted guests sharing their expertise with listeners.

Topics discussed will include: the US military agenda in the Middle East, the presidential election campaign, the unfolding financial crisis on Wall Street, the dramatic hikes in gasoline prices, Israel-Palestine, law and justice, Al Qaeda and the “war on terrorism,” what’s happening at the White House and on Capitol Hill, a review of social, economic and environmental issues, and other vital topics of national and international concern.

Host: Michel Chossudovsky

Co-Host Stephen Lendman

The Global Research Website: www.globalresearch.ca 
Contact email: [email protected]  

RBN is on KU Satellite: Transponder Frequency 11836, Symbol Rate 2Ø77Ø, @ 97 degrees west.
Also available on internet radio

TO LISTEN LIVE click below for details:
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PROGRAMME DETAILS

Date: September 1st , 2008 (11 AM – 1.00 PM, Central Time)

This Week’s Guests: Angara Chatterji and John Pilger

Host: Stephen Lendman

Angana Chatterji is Associate Professor of Social and Cultural Anthropology at California Institute of Integral Studies (CIIS) where she combines scholarship, research, teaching, and advocacy as an academic, intellectual and citizen.

In seeking social justice, she works with social movements, local communities, institutions, and citizens groups with a special focus on India and South Asia. She’s also published numerous articles and research papers and authored a number of books. Her newest are “Land and Justice,” Violent Gods” (on Hindu nationalism), and “Contesting Nation.”

The current Kashmir violence and Pakistan after Musharraf will be discussed on the program.

Since 1958, John Pilger has been an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker. His achievements are numerous as a foreign and war correspondent, author of 10 books, and other frequent writings. He’s also a longtime critic of Western imperial adventurism and believes a “journalist’s job, first of all, (is) to look in the mirror of his own society” and report on it accurately.

Current world conflicts will be discussed on the program – in the Middle East, the Caucasus, and elsewhere as time allows.

RBN is on KU Satellite: Transponder Frequency 11836, Symbol Rate 2Ø77Ø, @ 97 degrees west.

Also available on internet radio.

TO LISTEN LIVE click below for details:
http://www.republicbroadcasting.org/index.php?cmd=listenlive

A link to the archive of our Monday Global Research News Hour is available immediately on podcast after the live program (11am -13pm CT)

To access the archive of previous Global Research News Hour programs click below:

2008 ARCHIVE

Among our recent guests are Umberto Pascali, distinguished author and geopolitical analyst, Phillis Bennis, renowned American author and antiwar activist, Hana Al Bayaty, French-Iraqi antiwar activist, author and film director, Max Fuller, distinguished author and analyst of the Iraq war, Jane Mayer, political and investigative journalist for The New Yorker; Danny Schechter, media activist, independent filmmaker & TV producer; Peter Phillips, distingushed author, Sociology Professor and Director of Project Censored, Tom Burghardt, author and renowned analyst of the national security state, Dr. C. Stephen Frostrenowned British physician who investigated the mysterious death of Dr. David Kelly, Daniel Ellsberg, whistleblower who played a central role in the Vietnam peace movement, author of the Pentagon Papers, Michael Ratner, distinguished attorney and civil rights activist, Dahr Jamail, award-winning writer and war correspondent  Peter Dale Scott, distinguished poet, English professor and author, Doug Dowd, historian and author, Scott Taylor, renowned Canadian author, publisher and war correspondent, Muriel Mirak-Weissbach, distinguished author and specialist of the Middle East, Andrew Marshall, author and researcher at the Centre for Research on Globalization, David Ray Griffin, distinguished professor of theology, best-selling author and analyst of 9/11, Stephen Downs and Kathy Manly, New York-based defense attorneys of political prisoner Yassin Aref, Greg Elich, author and analyst of North Korea, Michael Parenti, scholar, peace activist and best-selling author, Ellen Brown, litigation attorney, best-selling author and analyst of the US monetary system, Briton Amos, author and human rights activist,  Jerome Corsi, best-selling author, Richard C. Cook, author and analyst of the US financial crisis, Ramzi Baroud, best-selling author with a focus on the history of Palestine, F. William Engdahl, best selling author and analyst of the New World Order, Mike Whitney, author and analyst of Washington’s military agenda, Dr. David Halpin, prominent British physician and antiwar activist, Francis Boyle, law professor and author, Cindy Sheehan, prominent antiwar activist, Michael Carmichael, author and historian, Felicity Arbuthnot, renowned author, antiwar activist and veteran Middle East war correspondent, James Petras, World renowned author and professor of sociology, Lynne Stewart, noted defense lawyer, Robert McChesney, leading media scholar, critic and activist, Marjorie Cohn, best selling author, leading American jurist and law professor, Rodrigue Tremblay, professor of economics, renowned author and former Quebec Cabinet Minister, Jules Dufour, professor of geography and distinguished Latin America studies expert.

Show Time: Mondays, 11:00am – 1:00pm CT  (12.00- 2.00pm ET, 9.00am-11am PT) 

Republic Broadcasting Network (RBN)

About Global Research Hosts

Award winning author and economics professor Michel Chossudovsky is Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization, Montreal, which hosts the critically acclaimed website: www.globalresearch.ca.

Michel Chossudovsky has taught at universities and academic institutions in North America, Western Europe, Latin America, Asia and the Pacific. He is currently teaching in the International Development and Globalization Studies Program at the University of Ottawa.

He has undertaken field-research in all major regions of the developing World and has traveled to over 100 countries.

“It was as a young visiting professor at the Catholic University in Santiago, Chile, that Chossudovsky’s interest in “economic repression” was first pricked. Augusto Pinochet’s military junta, which overthrew Salvador Allende in 1973, quadrupled the price of bread and introduced other measures that would now be referred to as “a structural adjustment program.”  Chossudovsky set out, with a doctor, to study the malnourishment resulting from the bread price hike. He wound up with a paper that held the Pinochet regime responsible not only for conventional forms of political repression but for “economic repression” that impoverished three-quarters of Chile’s population. Since then he has documented the purposeful impoverishment of people in dozens of countries.” (Juliet ONeill, The Ottawa Citizen)

Michel Chossudovsky has also worked for several United Nations organizations on missions to Latin America and sub-Saharan Africa and has acted as adviser to governments of developing countries.

He is an active member of the Canadian antiwar movement and has written extensively on US and allied war plans in the Balkans, the Middle East and Central Asia.  

He is the author of several international best sellers including The Globalization of Poverty and the New World Order (2003) and America’s “War on Terrorism” (2005) and more than 500 articles. His writings have been translated into more than 25 languages. He is also a contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.

Michel Chossudovsky can be reached at [email protected]

Stephen Lendman is a renowned author and Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG). He is based in Chicago and has written extensively on war and peace, social justice in America and many other national and international issues. Stephen Lendman is a recipient of a 2008 Project Censored Award, University of California at Sonoma.  

Stephen Lendman can be reached at [email protected]


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