Program Details, Feb 2-6
Global Research, February 6, 2009- 2009-01-30
The Global Research News Hour on RBN is an initiative of the Centre for Research on Globalization
This program is a cutting-edge initiative of Global Research broadcast by RBN out of Houston, Texas.
Monday through Friday at 10am CT (8am PT, 11am ET)
The GRNH provides a global perspective on what is really happening in America and around the World – vital information unavailable in the mainstream, with noted guests sharing their expertise with listeners.
Republic Broadcasting Network (RBN)
The Global Research Website: www.globalresearch.ca Contact email: crgeditor [at] yahoo.com
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Host: Stephen Lendman
John McMurtry is Professor Emeritus of the University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada. He’s a moral philosopher, ethicist, and vocal activist for global justice, world peace, and international law. His books include Unequal Freedoms, The Cancer Stage of Capitalism, and Value Wars.
The program will focus on key world topics, including imperial wars, Gaza, the Obama administration, and the global economic crisis.
Danny Schechter is a media activist, critic, independent filmmaker, TV producer as well as an author and lecturer on media issues. Some call him “The News Dissector,” and that’s the name of his popular blog on media issues. He’s also co-founder of Media Channel.org. It covers the “political, cultural and social impacts of the media” and provides real information about it unavailable in the mainstream.
Schechter’s new book is titled “Plunder: Investigating Our Economic Calamity and the Subprime Scandal.”
Discussion will focus on media coverage of the Gaza war.
Marcy Newman is an American scholar, teacher and human rights activist. She’s now a literature and American and Middle East Studies Professor at An Najah University, Nablus, Palestine. Previously she taught at Boise State University, Boise, ID and more recently at several other Middle East universities.
The program will focus on the global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel.
Noam Chomsky is MIT Institute Professor Emeritus of linguistics and a leading political and social critic of imperial America for over 40 years. He’s also a widely quoted intellectual on the left and an internationally known anti-war critic.
Chomsky is a frequent lecturer and prolific author of hundreds of articles and dozens of books, including his seminal critique of the media – Manufacturing Consent, co-authored with Edward Herman.
The Gaza war and aftermath will be discussed.