Guests: Bob Parry, Iain Levine, Bob Moser, Chris Hedges, Steve Heller Bob Parry: Editor of consortiumnews.com. Parry's new book is called "Neck Deep: The Disastrous Presidency of George W. Bush". Iain Levine: Program Director for Human Rights Watch. Bob Moser: Writes for the The Nation magazine. Moser is the author of Blue Dixie: "Awakening the SouthÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Democratic Majority". Chris Hedges: Writes for the Nation magazine. Hegdes has a new book called "Collateral Damage: America's War Against Iraqi Civilians". Steve Heller: political commentator and regular contributor. He blogs at Bradblog.com.
Guests: Faiz Shakir, Steve Pizzo, Scott Dick, Dr. Bill Beeman, Rep. Dennis Kucinich, R J Shulman Faiz Shakir: Research Director for The Progress Report and ThinkProgress.org at American Progress. Steve Pizzo: one-time working stiff turned political author. Pizzo's last book, "Inside Job: The Looting of America's Savings and Loans" was a New York Times best seller. Scott Dick: Host for the radio show the Tasty Planet. Dick is a regular guest on the Peter B Collins show. Dr. Bill Beeman: professor of anthropology at The University of Minnesota. His blog is wbeeman.blogspot.com. Dennis Kucinich: Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives. He was a candidate for the Democratic nomination for President in the 2004 and 2008 elections. R J Shulman: political satirist. Shulman is a regular contributor to the Peter B. Collins Show.
Guests: Paul Waldman, Glenn Greenwald, Caroline Fredrickson, Bob Edgar, John Garamendi Paul Waldman: contributor for MediaMatters.org. He is co-authored four books on media and politics, the latest of which is Free Ride: John McCain and the Media. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania and is a Senior Fellow and Director of Special Projects at Media Matters for America. He is also a columnist for The American Prospect. Glenn Greenwald: former American attorney and current political and legal blogger, and columnist at Salon Magazine. He is the author of How Would a Patriot Act? and A Tragic Legacy, both New York Times bestsellers. Caroline Fredrickson: American Civil Liberties UnionÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Washington Legislative Office. Bob Edgar: President and CEO of Common Cause, a national nonpartisan, citizens advocacy non-profit. John Garamendi: California State's Lieutenant Governor. Rick Shenkman: editor and founder of George Mason University's History News Network, and author of the recently released Just How Stupid Are We?: Facing the Truth About the American Voter.
Guests: Prof. Francis Boyle, Emily Blaut, Ari Melber, Brian Katulis, Jason Leopold, Emira Woods Prof. Francis Boyle: teaches Constitutional Law of U.S. Foreign Affairs at the University of Illinois His eleventh book, Breaking All the Rules: Palestine, Iraq, Iran and the Case for Impeachment was recently published by Clarity Press. Emily Blout: Legislative Director for the National Iranian American council. Ari Melber: net movement correspondent for theNation.com Brian Katulis: Senior Fellow for the Center for American Progress. His new book is called "The Prosperity Agenda". Jason Leopold: writer for the Pubrecord.org. Jason is a regular contributor to The Peter B. Collins Show. Emira Woods: Co-Director Foreign Policy In Focus Institute for Policy Studies.
Guests: Cliff Schecter, Paul Alexander, Esther Kaplan, Joe Galloway Cliff Schecter: Contributor to The Huffington Post and UK Guardian and writer and editor of Cliff Schecter's Campaign Silo, a breaking news campaign site located at high-traffic blog Firedoglake. Paul Alexander: Political commentator. His new book is called, "The Rise & Fall of Karl Rove". Esther Kaplan: radio and print journalist and a community activist. Joe Galloway: American newspaper correspondent and columnist. He is presently a columnist with McClatchy Newspapers.
Guests: Faiz Shakir, Robert Parry, Scott Dick, Col. Doug McGregor, Mark Klein, RJ Shulman Faiz Shakir: Research Director for Washington Center for American Progress. Shakir also writes for ThinkProgress.org. Robert Parry: Founder and Editor of consortiumnews.com. Parry has reported for the Associated Press and Newsweek. Scott Dick: Peter B. Collins Contributor on military and veterans issues. Col. Doug McGregor: Retired Colonel and author. His new book is called "WarriorÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Rage: The Battle of 73 Easting. How the soldiers won the battle and the generals lost Iraq". Mark Klein: former AT&T technician. Klein is a whistleblower who charges that the telecom company facilitated government spying on internet traffic. RJ Shulman: author of ptsd1.blogspot.com. He also teaches law at the University of Phoenix.
Guests: Scott Ritter, Jamil Dakwar, Jeff Halper, Jason Leopold, Melanie Sloan Scott Ritter: chief United Nations weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991 to 1998. Prior to the invasion of Iraq in 2003, Ritter publicly argued that the country possessed no significant weapons of mass destruction. Jamil Dakwar: Director of the ACLU's Human Rights Program. Before coming to the United States, Dakwar was a senior attorney with Adalah, one of the most prominent human rights groups in Israel focusing on Arab Palestinian citizens. Jeff Halper: Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions. For over thirty years, Halper has been a peace and human rights activist. Born in the United States, he immigrated to Israel in 1973. Jason Leopold: former Senior Editor and reporter for Truthout.org. He left Truthout in February 19, 2008 to start his own web-based political magazine pubrecord.org. Leopold is the author a memoir published in 2006 called "News Junkie". Melanie Sloan: Executive Director of CREW, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington.
Guests: Bob Parry, Derek Walker, Michael Gibbs, Alan Rabinowitz, Steve Heller Bob Parry: veteran reporter for the Associated Press, Frontline and Newsweek. In 1995, he established ConsortiumNews.com. His new book is called "Secrecy & Privilege: The Rise of the Bush Dynasty from Watergate to Iraq". Derek Walker: Deputy Director, State Climate Campaign for the Environmental Defense Fund. Michael Gibbs: Assistant Secretary for Climate Change for the Environmental Protection Agency. Alan Rabinowitz: American zoologist born in New York City, U.S. He is currently the President and CEO of Panthera, a New York City based conservation organization dedicated to conservation of the world's wild cat species. His new book is called, "Life in the Valley of Death: The Fight to Save Tigers in a Land of Guns, Gold, and Greed". Steve Heller: a whistle-blower who exposed legal documents showing that Diebold Election Systems was using illegal, uncertified software in their California voting machines.
Guests: Faiz Shakir, Massie Ritsch, Scott Dick, Tim Russert, Cliff Schecter
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