Saturday, March 06, 2010

Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for March 4, 6 and 7, 2010

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for March 4, 6 and 7, 2010

Note: Beginning February 25, The Progressive Radio News Hour will air Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.

Dates:

Thursday, March 4 at 10AM US Central time: Crystal Bybee

Bybee heads the Kevin Cooper Defense Committee and maintains the web site SaveKevinCooper.org. She's also a board member of the Campaign to End the Death Penalty.

Cooper is one of many victims of American injustice, wrongfully convicted for multiple homicides others committed. Convicted in 1985, he's imprisoned on death row at San Quentin State Prison, Marin County, CA.

His case and outrageous treatment will be discussed.

Saturday, March 6 at noon US Central time: Barry C. Lynn

Lynn is director of the Markets, Enterprise, and Resiliency Initiative, senior fellow at the New America Foundation, and author of "Too Big to Fail" about the dangers of monopoly capitalism.

His newest book is titled, "Cornered: The New Monopoly Capitalism and the Economics of Destruction," about the power and destructive influence of corporate giants.

Lynn's book will be discussed.

Sunday, March 7 at noon US Central time: Dana Golan

Golan is Executive Director of Breaking the Silence, an organization of veteran Israeli soldiers that collects anonymous testimonies (over 650 so far) of men and women who served in the Occupied Territories since 2000.

From November 2001 - February 2004, she served as an IDF non-commissioned officer and education officer, studied journalism and creative writing afterward, and joined Breaking the Silence in January 2009.

Last year, 54 damning testimonies were published. On January 31, a new publication was released titled, "Breaking the Silence: Women Soldiers' Testimonies," a collection of 96 stories from dozens IDF women.

The report will be discussed.