Doug Henwood on Sat, 12 Apr 2008 02:43:45 +0200 (CEST)

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BEHIND THE NEWS with Doug Henwood
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now also broadcast on KPFA, Berkeley! (details below)

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


Newly/recently posted to my radio archive

April 10, 2008 Aaron Woolf, director, and Ian Cheney, born-again  
farmer, on their movie King Corn, and the grotesqueries of big  
agribiz * Anatol Lieven on NATO expansion, Russia, McCain, etc.

April 3, 2008 Patrick Cockburn, author of Muqtada, on the Mahdi Army,  
its leader, and Iraqi politics * Miriam Greenberg, author of Branding  
New York, on the reinvention of NYC as the neoliberal city	

March 27, 2008 Jerry Lembcke on conspiracism * John Bogle, founder of  
the Vanguard Group of mutual funds, on the credit crisis and the  
money management business as a "giant scam" * Dean Baker on the  
housing bust, and an exchange with DH on whether Northern Rock is a  
model of anything but disaster

March 20, 2008 Jim Ledbetter on the collection of Marx's journalism  
that he edited * Nomi Prins on Bear Stearns		

March 13, 2008 Adolfo Gilly on Latin America and his revolutionary  
pessimism * NYU's Elayne Tobin on the political economy of celebrity  
(like, who's making money off Britney?)

they join:

March 6, 2008 Joseph Stiglitz, co-author of The Three Trillion Dollar  
War, on the costs of the invasion of Iraq - and the gloomy prospects  
for the U.S. economy

February 7, 2008 The bulk of this show was devoted to fundraising for  
WBAI (and if you can, please drop some cash in their jar). The  
substantive content was an interview with Noam Chomsky, which is what  
the files to the right are. Chomsky talks about how Bush is alike and  
different from his predecessors, and the general state of the empire.

January 31, 2008 Martin Wolf of the Financial Times on the credit  
crisis, and the financial system's propensity for disaster * Peter  
Linebaugh, author of The Magna Carta Manifesto, recaptures the  
radicalism of that venerable document

January 24, 2008 A broad and splendid discussion of the current  
financial and housing crisis with economist/writer Max Fraad Wolff;  
former investment banker/journalist Nomi Prins, and mortgage analyst/  
activist Josh Zinner


Patrick Cockburn on The Surge * 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 * Glen Ford on the awfulness of Obama * 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 *  
Thomas Schaller on ignoring the South * Charles Komanoff on carbon  
taxes * Beverly Wright on New Orleans, the Delta, and the geographies  
of race and toxicity * Tom Geoghegan on how the right is responsible  
for all that litigation * 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 * Laura Agustín on sex and "trafficking" *  
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


Doug Henwood
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