April 3 - Arab Spring; Reactions to the Koran Burning; CIA Husband and Wife Operatives

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Samer Shehata, a professor at Georgetown University’s Center for Contemporary Arab Studies talks about the Arab spring.

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C. Christine Fair, a former United Nations political officer and a professor in the Center for Peace and Security Studies at Georgetown University reacts on the media-hungry pastor Terry Jones' burning of the Koran.

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Robert Baer and Dayna Baer, authors of the new book The Company We Keep: A Husband and Wife True Life Spy Story talk about their real life experience in CIA.

Mar 31 - Nuclear Crisis in Japan; War in Libya; Is Globalism Over?

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Robert Alvarez, an Institute for Policy Studies senior scholor, who directs the IPS nuclear policy project and a former Senior Policy Advisor to the Secretary of Energy discusses the growing risks of the nuclear disaster in Japan.

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Professor of Sociology at the University of Pittsburgh, author and journalist, Mohammed Bamyeh speaks about the Libyan revolution.

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Chris Hedges, Pulitzer Prize-winning former New York Times war correspondent, who writes a regular column at truthdig.com examines corporate power and the end of globalism.

March 30 - War vs. Threat of Qaddafi; Arab Spring; American Capitalism and the Wall Street Catastrophe

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UCLA Law School Professor, Asli Bali assesses the war in Libya.  

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Mark Danner, who was a longtime writer for The New Yorker, a regular contributor to The New York Review of Books and professor at UC Berkeley and Bard college discusses the Arab spring and the effects of the Libyan intervention.

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Roger Lowenstein, author and a financial journalist who wrote for the Wall Street Journal and continues to write for the New York Times, Smart Money and other publications talks about Wall Street and American capitalism.

Mar 29 - Libya's Rebels; Tax-Free Corporations; California: One State's Budget Troubles

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Jamsheed Choksy examines the Libyan rebellion and assesses prospects of military intervention.

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David Cay Johnston discusses how corporations can be treated as citizens in political campaigns but not when it comes to paying taxes.

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Mark Paul assesses California's budget situation.

Mar 28 - Reactions to President Obama's Speech; Jeremy Ben-Ami of J Street

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Reaction to Obama's speech: Aaron David Miller

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Reaction to Obama's speech: David Rothkopf

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Reaction to Obama's speech: Lawrence Korb

Part 4

Jeremy Ben-Ami, President of J Street, discusses his recent appearence before members of the Knesset and assesses Israel's current political situation.