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Doug Henwood on Tue, 25 May 2004 00:13:07 +0200 (CEST)

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Just added to my radio archive 

May 20, 2004 Marathon Special: State of the Empire Gary Younge, New York
correspondent of The Guardian, on U.S. reactions to the torture photos,
comparisons with British and other European imperialisms, and race in the
U.S. vs. the UK * Cynthia Enloe of Clark University, famous for her
feminist analyses of the military, talks about masculinity in the Bush
administration, the oil industry, and military prisons * George Monbiot,
author of Manifesto for a New World Order, on offshoring as reparations,
the WTO, the limits of localism, and the democratization of global

May 6, 2004 Heather Boushey talks about child care, in anticipation of
Mother's Day * Merrill Goozner, author of The $800 Million Pill, talks
about drug development, and why medicines are so damned expensive

April 29, 2004 Sean Jacobs, one of the organizers of the Ten Years of
Freedom film festival, talks about the festival and South African politics
* Richard Burkholder, Gallup's director of international operations, talks
about the firm's polling in Iraq * Aimee Liu, author of the novel Flash
House, talks about the CIA in Asia and trafficking in women

April 15, 2004 Jagdish Bhagwati, professor of economics at Columbia and
author of In Defense of Globalization, talks about trade, capital flows,
poverty, and development

April 8, 2004 Chalmers Johnson, author of The Sorrows of Empire, talks
first about the political economy of Japan (recovery for real?  rightward
move among the elite?) and then the evil effects of the U.S. empire on the
outside world and on our democracy

they join:

April 1, 2004 Carlos Mejia, who left his national guard unit in Iraq to
protest the war, and who faces desertion charges, talks about the war and
his prospects * In a return engagement, Robert Fatton, author of Haiti's
Predatory Republic, talking about the social structure of Haiti and the
forces behind Aristide's rise, fall, rise, and fall

March 25, 2004 DH on outsourcing - as big a deal as they say? * Leo
Panitch, co-editor of The Socialist Register 2004, on the American empire

along with ----------

* Nina Revoyr on the history of Los Angeles, real and fictional
* Bill Fletcher on war and peace
* Barbara Ehrenreich on Global Woman
* Slavoj Zizek on war, imperialism, and fantasy
* Keith Bradsher on the SUV
* Susie Bright on sex and politics
* Anatol Lieven on Iraq
* Lisa Jervis on feminism & pop culture
* Joseph Stiglitz on the IMF and the Wall St-Treasury axis
* Joel Schalit, author of Jerusalem Calling, on the Counterpunch 
collection, The Politics of Anti-Semitism
* Naomi Klein on Argentina and the arrested political development of 
the global justice movement
* Robert Fatton on Haiti
* Laura Flanders on Bushwomen
* Ursula Huws on the new world of work and why capitalism has avoided crisis
* Simon Head, author of The New Ruthless Economy, on working in the 
era of surveillance, restructuring, and speedup
* Michael Albert on participatory economics (parecon)
* Michael Hudson, author of a report on the sleazy world of "subprime" finance
* Hamid Dabashi on Iran
* Marta Russell on the UN conference on disability
* Corey Robin on the neocons
* Sara Roy on the Palestinian economy
* Christian Parenti on his visit to Baghdad, and on his book The Soft 
Cage (about surveillance in America from slavery to the Patriot Act)
* Tariq Ali, Noam Chomsky, and Cynthia Enloe on the then-impending 
war with Iraq
* Michael Hardt on Empire
* Judith Levine on kids & sex
* Walden Bello on the World Social Forum and alternative development models
* Christopher Hitchens on Orwell and his new political affiliations


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