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This program is a cutting-edge initiative of Global Research broadcast by RBN out of Houston, Texas.
Monday through Friday at 10am CT (8am PT, 11am ET)
The GRNH 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.
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Host Stephen Lendman
Michael Parenti, James Petras, Marjorie Cohn, Mike Farrell, and Michael Hudson are the featured guests on The Global Research News Hour
Monday, May 4 – Michael Parenti
Tuesday, May 5 – James Petras
Wednesday, May 6 – Marjorie Cohn
Thursday, May 7 – Mike Farrell
Friday, May 8 – Michael Hudson
Time: 10AM US Central time
Michael Parenti is an internationally known political scientist and award-winning author and lecturer. His many books include Democracy for the Few in its 8th edition, Superpatriotism, Inventing Reality on the state of the media, and his newest work, Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader.
Parenti is also one of the nation’s leading progressive political analysts, social critics, and anti-war activists. Discussion will focus on the new administration, the global economic crisis, and his recent Global Research article, Capitalism’s Self-Inflicted Apocalypse.
James Petras is Binghamton University, New York Professor Emeritus of Sociology. Besides his long and distinguished academic career, he’s a noted figure on the left, a well-respected Latin American expert, and a longtime chronicler of the region’s popular struggles.
He’s also a prolific author of hundreds of articles and dozens of books.
Discussion will focus on the Obama administration’s first 100 days in the context of the global economic crisis.
Marjorie Cohn is a distinguished law Professor at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, 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 a noted author, and has written numerous articles for professional journals and popular web sites.
Her new book just out is titled Rules of Disengagement: The Politics and Honor of Military Dissent.
Discussion will focus on her book and current world and national issues.
Mike Farrell is a noted activist, author, and actor, best known for his role in the TV series M*A*S*H. Today he’s a regular lecturer on progressive issues, including human rights and his opposition to imperial wars, torture, poverty, and the death penalty.
In addition to his biography, Just Call Me Mike: A Journey to Actor and Activist, Farrell’s new book is titled Of Mule and Man. It’s an account of his cross-country book tour and his observations, encounters, presentations, and conversations along the way.
Discussion will focus on his book and progressive activism.
Michael Hudson has had a long, varied, and distinguished career as a Wall Street insider, leading economist, expert on financial history, and Research Professor at the University of Missouri. He’s also an author, consultant, head of a Harvard-based economic and financial history group, and president of the Institute for the Study of Long Term Economic Trends (INSLET).
Hudson is a fierce critic of Washington’s banker bailouts and the criminal element in charge. He recently wrote two articles on the financial war against Iceland and its recent April 25 election.
Discussion will focus on Iceland’s plight in the context of the global economic crisis
2008-2009 AUDIO ARCHIVE
Among our recent guests are Mickey Huff, California-based Professor of History, Dr. Oliver Fein, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, Joel Kovel, distinguished psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, Ian Douglas, correspondent for the Cairo-based Al-Ahram Weekly and visiting Professor at An-Najah National University, Nablus, Palestine, Fred Magdoff, Professor Emeritus in Plant and Soil Science, University of Vermont, John McMurtry, author, moral philosopher and Professor Emeritus at the University of Guelph, Ontario, .James Fetzer, prominent analyst and researcher of 911, professor of Philosophy, McKnight University, Richard Wolff, renowned author and Economics Professor Emeritus at the University of Massachusetts, Keith Harmon Snow, distinguished geopolitical analyst and author focussing on Central Africa, Katherine Hughes, prominent actvist involved in huamn rights actions, Gail Davidson, a prominent lawyer based in Vancouver, BC, Jennifer Duka, the wife of Dristan Duka, one of the so-called “Fort Dix Five” victims of America’s war on Islam. Jack Rasmus, author and professor of political economy, Jamilla El-Shafei, artist and longtime social justice and environmental activist, John Bellamy Foster, Editor of Monthly Review and Professor of Sociology, Diana Johnstone, noted political writer and best selling author, Noam Chomsky, prominent intellectual, author and professor of linguistics, Garda Ghista, Founding Director of the World Prout Assembly (WPA), Michael Hudson, distinguished economist and author, 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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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 also worked for several United Nations organizations and has acted as adviser to governments of developing countries.
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). His writings have been translated into more than 25 languages. He is also a contributor to the Encyclopaedia Britannica.
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]