The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for November 25, 27 and 28, 2010
Thursday, November 25 at 10AM US Central time: repeat broadcast with John McMurtry
McMurtry is Professor Emeritus from 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.
Discussion will focus on Franklin Roosevelt’s second bill of rights, what so few know about today when more than ever it’s needed.
Saturday, November 27 at noon US Central time: Katherine Hughes
Hughes represents the best of citizen activism, defending civil liberties since age 14. It “prompted her” to become an ACLU court watcher throughout Dr. Rafil Dhafir’s entire 17 week rigged 2004-05 trial.
A true humanitarian, he nonetheless was convicted on 59 of 60 counts and sentenced to 22 years in prison for being Muslim at the wrong time in America.
That topic and the latest information on Dhafir’s appeal will be discussed. Follow it as well on Hughes’ web site – dhafirtrial.net.
Sunday, November 28 at noon US Central time: Denis Rancourt
Rancourt is a distinguished tenured Professor of Physics, a recognized expert in his field, as well as a noted Environmental Science Researcher at the University of Ottawa, Canada.
Nonetheless, because of his support for oppressed Palestinians, he was unfairly fired and barred from campus – a violation of his tenure, stature, academic freedom, and activism for human rights and equal justice.
Rancourt’s latest views on world and national issues will be discussed.