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"Best Music on an Economics & Politics Radio Show"
Village Voice Best of NYC 2005

Newly posted to my radio archive

December 20, 2007 Charlie Komanoff on a radical reworking of  
Bloomberg's congestion pricing plan: soak cars for free transit *  
Adolph Reed on why he's sitting out this election
December 13, 2007 Tom Geoghegan, author of See You In Court, on how  
the right is responsible for litigiousness * Greg Grandin on the  
constitutional referendum in Venezuela and the state of Hugo Chavez	
December 6, 2007 Peter Lavelle on Putin and the state of political  
play in Russia * Patrick Cockburn, correspondent for The Independent  
and author of The Occupation, on whether The Surge is really working

they join:

November 15, 2007 Julia Isaacs on inequality (big) and economic  
mobility (not so big) in the U.S. * Kevin Gallagher, author of The  
Enclave Economy, on Mexico's crummy experience with foreign  
investment * Laura Agustín, author of Sex at the Margins, on  
migration, trafficking, desire, and fundamentalism

November 8, 2007 Devah Pager, author of Marked, talks about race and  
the stigma of a criminal record when applying for a job * Tariq Ali  
on Pakistan, Iraq, and Latin America


Rasha Salti from Beirut on war, politics, and daily life * George  
Galloway, pre-reality TV, on Iraq, imperialism, and the colonial mind
* Michael Eric Dyson on black class tensions * Sungur Savran on  
Turkey * David Roediger the whitening of "new immigrants" of the late  
19th and early 20th centuries * Gilbert Achcar on Israel's defeat in  
Lebanon and the gathering defeat of the U.S. in Iraq * Charles  
Komanoff on carbon taxes * Beverly Wright on New Orleans, the Delta,  
and the geographies of race and toxicity * Audacia Ray on sex and the  
Internet * George McGovern and William Polk on exiting Iraq * Rachel  
Sherman on luxury hotels * Sam Gindin on the auto crisis and auto  
workers * Bethany Moreton on Wal-Mart & Ozark culture (and The  
Nation's amazing shift on chain stores) * Amiri Baraka on lots of  
stuff * Nicholas Stern on climate change * James Howard Kunstler on  
oil, waste, ugliness, death * Lisa Jervis & Andi Zeisler on Bitch *  
Jagdish Bhagwati on globalization * Val Moghadam on politics and  
gender relations in Iran * Hamid Dabashi on Iran * Robert Fitch on  
corruption and fragmentation in American unions * Barbara Ehrenreich  
on middle class horrors * Robert Frank on the rich * Heather Rogers  
on garbage & capitalism * Marie Trigona on worker-run businesses in  
Argentina * Bill Fletcher on war and peace * David Dunbar, co-editor  
of Debunking 9/11 Myths, on how the conspiracists are wrong Caitlin  
Zaloom on the anthropology of futures markets * Melissa Hope Ditmore  
et al on sex work * Slavoj Zizek on war, imperialism, and fantasy *  
Douglas Massey in Mexican immigration * Naomi Klein on Argentina and  
the global justice movement * Susie Bright on sex and politics * John  
Mueller on how the terrorism threat is vastly overblown * Dean Baker  
on the housing bust * Moazzam Begg, on his three years as an  
unwilling guest of the U.S. government in Gitmo and elsewhere * Matt  
Taibbi on covering the 2004 campaign, and the dismal state of  
American politics and media * Richard Gott on Hugo Chavez * Bart  
Jones on Hugu Chavez * Anatol Lieven (several times) on Iraq,  
Chechnya, Russia, US nationalism, and why the US must give up its  
empire * Katha Pollitt on feminism, politics, and the personal essay  
* Julia Sweig on Cuba * Ned Sublette on music and politics * Joel  
Kovel on Zionism * Robin Blackburn on pensions * Cynthia Enloe on  
masculinity in the Bush administration (and oil) * Joel Kovel, editor  
of Capitalism Nature Socialism, on the psychology and politics of  
Israel and Zionism * Michelle Goldberg on the Christian right * Ken  
Sherrill on gay politics * Patrick Cockburn on Iraq * Carlos Mejia,  
deserter from Iraq, on war, imperialism, dissent* Laura Flanders on  
Bushwomen * Gary Indiana on Arnie * Steve Fraser on the cultural/  
political history of Wall Street * Jennifer Washburn on the corporate  
university * $pread magazine staffers on sex work * Norman Kelley on  
the crisis in black politics * Joseph Stiglitz on the IMF and the  
Wall St-Treasury axis * Nicola Kraus & Emma McLaughlin, authors of  
Citizen Girl and The Nanny Diaries, on gender, work, and the satiric  
novel * Lisa Jervis on feminism & pop culture * Joel Schalit on anti-  
Semitism * Devah Pager on prison, race, and the job market * Robert  
Fatton on Haiti * Chip Berlet on conspiracism * Gary Younge on a  
foreign journalist's view of the U.S. * Simon Head on Wal-Mart *  
Ursula Huws on work and why capitalism has avoided crisis * Michael  
Albert on participatory economics (parecon) * Marta Russell on the UN  
conference on disability * Sara Roy on the Palestinian economy *  
Michael Hardt on Empire (several times)


Doug Henwood
Left Business Observer
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New York NY 10013-2505 USA

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