Monday, December 26, 2011

Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for December 29, 31 and January 1, 2011

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for December 29, 31, and January 1, 2011


Thursday, December 29 at 10AM US Central time: Herbert Bix


Herbert Bix is a Professor of History at Binghamton University, New York. A noted Asian/Japanese scholar, he writes often on issues of war and America's empire.


His books include "Peasant Protest in Japan, 1590 - 1884," acclaimed as one of the best ever on peasant rebellions in premodern societies.


His "Making of Modern Japan" won the 2001 nonfiction Pulitzer prize.


Major world and national issues will be discussed.


Saturday, December 31 at noon US Central time: Jack Rasmus


Rasmus is Professor of Political Economy at St. Mary's College and Santa Clara University, CA. He's also a freelance journalist, frequent speaker, a playwright and author, including his latest book titled, "Epic Recession: Prelude to Global Depression."


His forthcoming book is titled, "Obama's Economy: Recovery for the Few."


His current views on the economy will be discussed.


Sunday, January 1 at noon US Central time: Andrew Kolin


Kolin is Professor of Political Science at Hilbert College. His books include "State Structure and Genocide" and "State Power and Democracy." It discusses his thesis that America is now a police state.


That topic and his book will be discussed.