Cristina Star, one of the founders of Radio Victoria, a community station in El Salvador. We talk about Salvador then and now, with elections there upcoming in March.
The Progressive Radio Show
Matt Rothschild interviews activists, scholars, and artists who are making the world a better place. Recent guests include Cindy Sheehan, Camilo Mejia, Laura Flanders, Jim Hightower, and Junot Diaz.
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Walt Brown is the Socialist Party candidate for President this year.
Jennifer Loewenstein, just back from the West Bank, talks about the Israeli occupation.
David Cobb is running for the Presidential nomination of the Green Party. I spoke with him about his goals, and about the Nader factor.
Melinda Miles directs the Haiti Reborn project of The Quixote Center. She has been to Haiti 20 times, including during the recent coup, which we discuss at length..
Joanne Ricca, of the Wisconsin AFL-CIO, is the author of "The Right Wing Attack on the American Labor Movement." We spoke about how the right cynically uses wedge issues to pry workers away from voting for their economic interests.
David Maraniss winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and author of the new book They Marched Into Sunlight. Maraniss is an associate editor of The Washington Post.
Lou Plummer, of Military Families Speak Out.
Judith Siers-Poisson, development director of the Domestic Abuse Intervention Services of Dane County, Wisconsin.
Amira Hass of the Israeli daily mewspaper Ha'Aretz. Hass is the only Israeli journalist reporting on the Palestinian situation who lives in the Occupied Territories. In 1999 she received the international World Press Freedom award in recogintion of her work in the Gaza Strip.
Robert Pollin, Professor of Economics and founding Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Dan Savage, Editor of Seattle's alternative weekly The Stranger, discusses his latest book Skipping Towards Gomorrah.
Ali Abunimah, co-founder of the Electronic Intifada.