Progressive Radio News Hour Guests for April 26, 27, and 28, 2013
Friday, April 26 at 10AM US Central time: Robert McChesney
McChesney is a leading media scholar, critic, and activist. He’s also University of Illinois Research Professor in the Institute of Communications Research and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science.
He’s a prolific writer and frequent speaker. His new book is titled “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Away from Democracy.” It represents 15 years of research. He calls it “the capstone of (his) career.”
Discussion will focus on why the book’s so important.
Saturday, April 27 at noon US Central time: Larry Pinkney
Pinkney’s a dedicated activist. He’s a former political prisoner. He’s a Black Panther Party veteran. He formerly served as Republic of New Africa Minister of Interior.
Currently he’s an editorial board member of The Black Commentator.
Major world and national issues will be discussed.
Sunday, April 28 at noon US Central time: Ellen Brown
Brown is a civil litigation attorney, distinguished author, and frequent writer on financial issues. A new edition of her important book, “Web of Debt,” is a brilliant analysis of the private banking system, how it usurped money creation power, and how we can get it back.
She also heads the Public Banking Institute (PBI), an initiative to return power to the people where it belongs.
Her latest writing will be discussed.