Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for May 5, 7 and 8, 2011

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for May 5, 7 and 8, 2011

Thursday, May 5 at 10AM US Central time: Rachael Rudolph

Rudolph is a distinguished scholar on resistance strategies, especially Islamic movements in Algeria, Palestine, and the Philippines.

Her books include “Terrorism and Politics;” “Mobilizing Movements, Mobilizing Contemporary Islamic Resistance;” and “Saudi Arabia’s War on Terrorism.”

Middle East uprisings will be discussed.

Saturday, May 7 at noon US Central time: Kathy Kelly

Kelly is a long-time political/social/anti-war activist and coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence (VCNV). In 1996, she helped establish Voices in the Wilderness to end Washington’s repressive Iraq sanctions.

VCNV is a heroic resistance campaign against imperial wars, violence, and the “war on terror,” abroad and at home.

Kelly was recently in Afghanistan. Discussion will focus on her trip.

Sunday, May 8 at noon US Central time: Michael Parenti

Parenti is an internationally known political scientist and award-winning author and lecturer. He’s also one of the nation’s leading progressive political analysts, social critics, and anti-war activists.

His many book include “Democracy for the Few”, “Superpatriotism”, “Inventing Reality” on the state of the media, and his newest titled, “The Face of Imperialism.”

Parenti’s new book will be discussed.

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