Sunday, January 27, 2013

Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 1, 2, and 3, 2013


Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 1, 2, and 3, 2013

Friday, February 1 at 10AM US Central time: Rick Rozoff

Rozoff's an activist, anti-war supporter, and editor of the web site Stop NATO.

It "document(s) and oppose(s) global militarist trends and an expanding theater of war that began" by balkanizing Yugoslavia in the 1990s.

It then expanded to South Asia, and now ravages the Middle East, North Africa and Central Asia.

Major world and national issues will be discussed.

Saturday, February 2 at noon US Central time: Stjepan Mestrovic

Mestrovic is Professor of Sociology at Texas A&M University.

He was a consultant and expert witness for the International Court of the Tribunal for Yugoslavia. He provides similar services for US soldiers involved in court-martials and clemency hearings.

His books include "The Good Soldier on Trial: A Sociological Study of Misconduct by the US Military Pertaining to Operation Iron Triangle, Iraq." 

It deals with the conviction of Pfc. Corey Clagett for killing two unarmed Iraqis and trying to kill a third. Mestrovic testified on his behalf at his clemency hearing.

Major world and national issues will be discussed.

Sunday, February 3 at noon US Central time: Denis Rancourt

Rancourt is a distinguished tenured Professor of Physics, a recognized expert in his field, and an Environmental Science Researcher at the University of Ottawa, Canada.

Yet he was persecuted, unfairly fired, and barred from campus. Doing so constituted a gross violation of his academic freedom, tenure, stature, and support for human rights, civil liberties and equal justice.

Major world and national issues will be discussed.