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Doug Henwood on Mon, 19 Oct 2009 06:58:56 +0200 (CEST)

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BEHIND THE NEWS with Doug Henwood

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Just posted to my radio archive

September 5, 2009 (KPFA version) Wallace Shawn, just out with this  
collection ofEssays, on bourgeois guilt and the contradictions of  
privilege • Bruce Dixon, managing editor of the Black Agenda Report,  
on black and liberal confusion over that corporate shill Obama

it joins:

August 20, 2009 Tariq Ali on Pakistan and the ridiculous election in  
Afghanistan • Astra Taylor, director of the documentary Examined Life  
(and editor of the book made from the interviews for the film) on  
talking with contemporary philosophers (with some sound from Slavoj  
Zizek, Judith Butler, and Sunny Taylor)
they join:

August 15, 2009 (KPFA version) Drawn from the original programming  
material in a WBAI fundraiser (please contribute if you like what you  
get here—don’t be a free-rider!): Sandy Cioffi, director of the  
documentary Sweet Crude, talks about oil and resistance in Nigeria •  
Christian Parenti, journalist, talks about Fixer: The Taking of Ajmal  
Naqshbandi, a film about his friend and colleague who was kidnapped  
and killed by the Taliban
August 1, 2009 (KPFA version) Josh Bivens of the Economic Policy  
Instute on the weak expansion and killer recession • labor journalist  
Steve Early, author of Embedded With Organized Labor, on covering the  
union movement (program contains ten minutes of musical and other  
filler because Bivens didn’t answer his phone at the appointed time)

July 23, 2009 Ervand Abrahamian on the Iranian elections and their  
aftermath * Michael Thomas, author of Love and Money, on money and  
love (and Goldman Sachs)	
July 16, 2009 Katha Pollitt on her new book of poetry, The Mind–Body  
Problem * Len Rodberg of PNHP and Queens College on the awfulness of  
health care reform, DC-style	
July 9, 2009 Matthew Lasar, author of Uneasy Listening, on Pacifica  
governance (all Pacifica producers were required to do a 15-minute  
segment on the network elections) * Sam Gindin, now of York University  
and formerly of the Canadian Auto Workers, on the crisis in auto (more  
in this piece) * Matt Taibbi, author of this hit piece, on the crafty  
bloodsuckers at Goldman Sachs

July 2, 2009 Leo Panitch, author of this cover story inForeign Policy,  
on why the bourgeoisie is interested in Marx (and, of course, why they  
should be) * Jackson Lears, author of Rebirth of a Nation: The Making  
of Modern America, 1877-1920, on American regeneration (mainly through  
violence) after the Civil War

Doug Henwood
Producer, Behind the News
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