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Monday,  January 31st, 2011
1st Guest Prof. Ghada Talhami  Professor Emerita - Department of Politics - Lake Forest College  Understanding the causes and significance  of the Egyptian Intifada  http://www.lakeforest.edu/academics/faculty/talhami/  
2nd Guest Robert Naiman  Policy Director - Just Foreign Policy  Democracy Is Coming to Egypt: U.S. and Israel must learn to adapt http://www.huffingtonpost.com  
3rd Guest Prof. Sherrilyn Ifill  Professor of Law - University of Maryland School of Law The most conservative U.S. Supreme Court in decades will decide several key cases involving crime, punishment and civil rights yet frew are paying attention http://www.law.umaryland.edu  
           
Week of Mon, Jan  24th to Thurs,  Jan 27th, 2011      
Monday,  January 24th, 2011
1st Guest Darlene Nipper  Deputy Executive Director - National Gay and Lesbian Task Force Federal government to issue guidelines protecting LGBT persons from housing discrimination  http://www.thetaskforce.org/press/releases/pr_af_012011  
2nd Guest Chuck Collins  Senior Scholar - Institute for Policy Studies  Public workers are the scapegoats in a wider war against the middle class http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sam-pizzigati/brutal-bookends-our-middl_b_815876.html  
3rd Guest Phyllis Bennis  Author, analyst, expert on the  Middle East   The "Palestine Papers" made public by Al Jazeera & the U.K. Guardian reveal secret talks and back-door deals between Israeli and Palestinian officials http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/palestine-papers  
Tuesday,  January 25th, 2011
1st Guest Christian Weller Ph.D. Senior Fellow - Center for American Progress  Weller discusses the State of Communities of Color in the U.S. Economy  http://www.americanprogress.org/issues/2011/01/coc_snapshot.html  
2nd Guest Esmeralda Simmons Esq. Director - Center for Law & Social Justice, Medgar Evers College  Redistricting 101: Why it matters and  how ordinary citizens can become involved  http://www.census.gov/  
3rd Guest Anuradha Mittal  Executive Director - The Oakland Institute With millions at risk of hunger worldwide, international financiers are driving up the price of food through speculation in commodity markets http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2011/jan/23/food-speculation-banks-hunger-poverty  
Wednesday,  January 26th, 2011
1st Guest Eileen Appelbaum Ph.D. Senior Economist - Center for Economic and Policy Research  Analysis & critique of President Obama's 2011 State of the Union speech http://www.cepr.net/index.php/press-releases/press-releases/state-of-the-union-2011  
2nd Guest Kathy Kelly  Coordinator - Voices for Creative Non-violence  Analyzing the military and foreign-policy aspects of President Obama's State of the Union address http://vcnv.org/kathy-kelly-long-version  
3rd Guest Prof. Max Wolff  Professor of Economics - New School University  Analysis & critique of President Obama's 2011 State of the Union address http://www.huffingtonpost.com/max-fraad-wolff/squeezed_b_812611.html  
Thursday,  January 27th, 2011
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!    
           
Week of Mon, Jan 17th to Thurs,  Jan 20th, 2011      
Monday,  January 17th, 2011
  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day  Fundraising Edition Excerpts from documentary "Citizen King" http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/mlk/filmmore/index.html  
Tuesday, January 18th, 2011
  Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration continues Fundraising Edition Excerpts from "Soundtrack For a Revolution" documentary http://www.soundtrackforarevolutionfilm.com/Home.html  
Wednesday, January 19th, 2011
1st Guest Prof. Stephen Zunes Ph.D. Professor of Politics - University of San Francisco Revolution comes to Tunisia; dictator flees amid popular uprising  http://www.huffingtonpost.com LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest John Feffer  Co-Director - Foreign Policy In Focus/ Institute for Policy Studies Is China the world's newest superpower? China's President Hu Jintao on official state visit to the United States; economic, security and human-rights issues dominate agenda www.washingtonpost.com  
3rd Guest Brian Miller Executive Director - United for a Fair Economy  State of the Dream Report 2011 highlights unequal impact of recession and austerity measures; communities of color disproportionately burdened  http://www.faireconomy.org/files/State_of_the_Dream_2011.pdf  
Thursday,  January 20th, 2011
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!    
           
Week of  Mon, Jan 10th to Thurs, Jan  13th, 2011      
Monday,  January 10th, 2011
1st Guest Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar  President/CEO - Common Cause To end procedural deadlock in U.S. Senate, Democrats push for Fillibuster reform package  http://voices.washingtonpost.com/plum-line/Rules%20Reform%20Resolution%201.5.11%5B7%5D.pdf LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest Prof. Victor Goode Esq. Associate Professor of Law - CUNY School of Law  A history of racism, xenophobia behind right-wing campaign to end birthright citizenship in violation of 14th Amendment  http://colorlines.com/archives/2010/08/the_roots_of_the_gops_birth_citizenship_mania.html  
3rd Guest Katherine Gallagher Esq.  Senior Staff Attorney - Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) CCR files papers asking Spanish National Court to prosecute six former Bush administration officials on torture-related charges against Guantanamo detainees http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/cifamerica/2011/jan/06/george-bush-torture  
Tuesday, January 11th, 2011
1st Guest Michelle Holder  Labor Market Analyst - Community Service Society  Only One in Four Young Black Men in New York City has a Job, new report finds http://www.cssny.org/userimages/downloads/OnlyOneInFourYoungBlackMenInNYCHaveaJobDec2010.pdf LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest Prof. Andrew Beveridge Ph.D. Professor of Sociology, Queens College (CUNY); noted demographer  New Census Data Bring Unpleasant Surprise: New York State will lose two congressional seats in next redistricting  http://www.gothamgazette.com/article/demographics/20110104/5/3443  
3rd Guest David Dyssegaard-Kallick  Direcor, Immigration Research Initiative - Fiscal Policy Institute Major new study finds Long Island economy is absorbing immigrants with many gains and few negative impacts  http://www.fiscalpolicy.org/FPI_ChangingProfileOfLongIslandEconomy.pdf  
Wednesday, January 12th, 2011
1st Guest Lisa Davis Esq.  Director - International Women's Human Rights Clinic at CUNY School of Law  On 1-year anniversary of Haiti earthquake, advocacy groups release new report: "Our Bodies Are Still Trembling - Haitian Women Continue to Fight Against Rape" http://www.awid.org/eng/Women-in-Action/Announcements2/Our-Bodies-Are-Still-Trembling-Haitian-Women-Continue-to-Fight-Against-Rape LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest Kim Ives  Journalist & Editor - Haiti Liberte newspaper  On first anniversary of Haiti earthquake, a crisis of suffering, stagnation and uncertainty prevails http://motherjones.com/special-reports/2011/01/haiti-earthquake-one-year-later  
3rd Guest Jocelyn N. Gay Haitian community activist; President of Voix & Tambous d'Haiti  On first anniversary of Haiti earthquake, a crisis of suffering, stagnation and uncertainty prevails http://motherjones.com/politics/2011/01/haiti-rape-earthquake-mac-mcclelland  
Thursday,  January 13th, 2011
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!    
           
Week of  Wed, Jan 5th to Thurs,  Jan 6th, 2011      
Wednesday, January 5th, 2011
1st Guest James Parrott Ph.D. Deputy Diector, Fiscal Policy Institute Analyzing Gov. Andrew Cuomo's inaugural State of the State address  http://www.governor.ny.gov/sl2/stateofthestate2011transcript LISTEN TO SHOW
2nd Guest Annie Gell Esq. Coordinator - Rape Accountability & Prevention Project Coordinator - Burau des Avocats Internationaux  Inter-American Human Rights Commission Issues Urgent Recommendations for Haitian Government to address wave of sexual violence in Displacement Camps http://www.madre.org/index/press-room-4/news/inter-american-human-rights-commission-sets-recommendations-for-haitian-government-to-address-sexual-violence-in-idp-camps-544.html  
3rd Guest Triada Stampas  Director - Government Relations & Public Education, Food Bank for New York City State of the City's anti-hunger, anti-poverty provider network and advocacy programs http://www.foodbanknyc.org/  
Thursday, January 6th, 2011
  Throwdown Thursday!   Open Phones Edition!