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Hosts: Stephen Lendman and Michel Chossudovsky
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 include the US military agenda in the Middle East, the unfolding financial crisis on Wall Street, 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.
Programme Details: December 29, 2008 – January 2, 2009
Brian Concannon, Marjorie Cohn, and Elaine Whitfield Sharp are the featured guests on The Global Research News Hour
Host: Stephen Lendman
Monday, December 29 – Brian Concannon
Tuesday, December 30 – Marjorie Cohn
Wednesday, December 31 – Elaine Whitfield Sharp
Thursday, January 1 – Tuesday’s program repeated
Friday, January 2 – Monday’s program repeated
Time: 10AM US Central time
About this week’s guests:
Brian Concannon is a distinguished human rights lawyer and Director of the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti. It “works with grassroots groups to develop an effective human rights advocacy program with global outreach.”
It’s also active with organizations in the US and with Haitian Diaspora activists throughout the world in promoting human rights in Haiti for a people long denied them.
Discussion will focus on conditions in Haiti today, a mid-term evaluation of President Rene Preval’s administration, and prospective Haiti policy under the Obama administration and Congress.
Marjorie Cohn is a distinguished law professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego and is currently president of the National Lawyers Guild. She’s also been a criminal defense attorney at the trial and appellate levels, is an author, and has written numerous articles for professional journals and noted web sites.
Her latest book just out is titled: “Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent.”
Cohn’s record of achievements, distinctions and awards is long and impressive for her teaching, writing, legal work, and activism for peace, social and economic justice.
With a new administration in prospect, these issues will be discussed on the program.
Elaine Whitfield Sharp is one of the lawyers representing political prisoner Aafia Siddiqui. She was abducted, secretly detained, tortured and reportedly raped by US Bagram, Afghanistan prison personnel for over four years. Her story is painful, horrific and ongoing.
2008 AUDIO ARCHIVE
Among our recent guests are David Swanson, Co-Founder of AfterDowningStreet.org and Washington Director of Democrats.com., Mickey Z, distinguished author and activist, Naomi Wolf, award winning best-selling author, Howard Zinn, award-winning historian and political scientist, Ilan Pappe, distinguished history professor, author and human rights activist, John Pilger, renowned author and documentary film director, Angara Chaterjii, human rights activist and Associate professor of Social Anthropology, 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 Frost, renowned 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)
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About Global Research Hosts
The Global Research Website: www.globalresearch.ca
Contact email: [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]
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.
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]