Apr 10 - Arguing Intervention in Libya - Juan Cole; Situation in Syria; Dean Baker on the Budget and Politics

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Juan Cole, author of "An Open Letter to the Left on Libya," discusses the Left's response to intervention. Juan Cole Engaging the Muslim World

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David Lesch, author of The New Lion of Damascus, analyzes the current situation in Syria. David Lesch The New Lion of Damascus

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Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research assesses the linkages between money and politics underlying the budget impasse. Dean Baker Taking Economics Seriously

Apr 6 - Pacifica Network Day of Programming on Labor in America

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Andy Stern is the former president of SEIU and senior fellow at the Georgtown Policy Institute.

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Harley Shaiken is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.  He studies the issues of labor and the organization of work.  

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Jeff Farmer is the Director of Organizing for the Teamsters union.

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Leon Fink is a professor of history at the University of Illinois at Chicago and he edits the journal Labor: Studies in Working Class History of the Americans. His latest book is Sweatshops at Sea: Merchant Seamen in the World's First Globalized Industry from 1812 to the Present.

Apr 5 - Pacifica Network Day of Programming on Nuclear Power

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Dave Lochbaum of the Union of Concerned Scientists David Lochbaum Union of Concerned Scientists

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Dan Hirsch of Committee to Bridge the Gap Dan Hirsch  

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Victor Gilinsky, former member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Victor Gilinsky  

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Mike Gray, co-writer of The China Syndrome and The Warning: Accident at Three Mile Island: A Nuclear Omen for the Age of Terror. Mike Gray China Syndrome

Apr 4 - KSM Trial in Gitmo?; Showdown in Ivory Coast; Learning from Learning Chinese

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Scott Horton assesses the Obama administration's flip-flop on a military trial for 9/11 planner Khalid Sheikh Mohammed. Scott Horton  

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Nii Akuetteh discusses the situation in Cote d'Ivoire. Nii Akuetteh  

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Deborah Fallows, author of Dreaming in Chinese, discusses China's reaction to current events and the ways that language shapes thinking about society and politics. Deborah Fallows Dreaming In Chinese

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