Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 2, 4 and 5, 2012

The Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for February 2, 4, and 5, 2011
Thursday, February 2 at 10AM US Central time: Finian Cunningham
Cunningham is a musician, writer and activist based in Northern Ireland when he’s not on site elsewhere doing research.
Earlier he spent months in Bahrain, writing about brutal Al-Khalifa monarchy repression.
Currently, he’s on the Horn of Africa covering struggles in that strategic part of the world, but not ignoring other vital issues.
Key ones will be discussed.
Saturday, February 4 at noon US Central time: Herbert Bix
Bix is a Professor of History at Binghamton University, New York. A noted Asian/Japanese scholar, he writes often on issues of war and America’s empire.
His books include “Peasant Protest in Japan, 1590 – 1884,” acclaimed as one of the best ever on peasant rebellions in premodern societies.
His “Making of Modern Japan” won the 2001 nonfiction Pulitzer prize.
Major world and national issues will be discussed.
Sunday, February 5 at noon US Central time: Mickey Huff
Mickey Huff is a California-based Professor of History at Diablo Valley College and Director of Project Censored (PC) and the Media Freedom Foundation. MFF supports First Amendment freedoms and investigative research, and works closely with PC and other media related organizations. PC is the media democracy advocacy group that publishes vital news stories suppressed or censored in the mainstream. Each year, it ranks the top 25 and publishes them in its yearbook, Censored: Media Democracy in Action. The latest Censored 2011: The Top Censored Stories of 2009 – 10 can be purchased at projectcensored.org/store. Major world and national issues will be discussed.

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