This week our guest is regular guest John Nichols, with a live review of the year. Nichols writes about politics for The Nation magazine as its Washington correspondent. He is a contributing writer for The Progressive and In These Times and the associate editor of the Capital Times, the daily newspaper in Madison, Wisconsin. His articles have appeared in the New York Times, Chicago Tribune and dozens of other newspapers.
This week our guest is Prof. Francis Boyle. Boyle is a professor of international law at the University of Illinois College of Law. He is a graduate of the University of Chicago and Harvard Law School.
This week our guest is Paul Krugman. Krugman is currently a professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University. He is also an author and a columnist for The New York Times, writing a twice-weekly op-ed for the newspaper since 2000. His most recent book is The Conscience of a Liberal.
Chris Finan, President of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression
This week our guest is Chris Finan. Finan is president of the American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression (ABFFE), the bookseller's voice in the fight against censorship. Chris has been involved in the fight against censorship since 1982. He is chair of the National Coalition Against Censorship and a trustee of the Freedom to Read Foundation.
A native of Cleveland, Chris is a graduate of Antioch College. After working as a newspaper reporter, he studied American history at Columbia University, where he received his Ph.D. in 1992. He is the author most recently of From the Palmer Raids to the PATRIOT Act: A History of the Fight for Free Speech in America (Beacon Press, May 2007).
This week our guest is Robert Kuttner. Kuttner is the co-founder and current editor-in-chief of The American Prospect. He writes regularly for the magazine on political and economic issues. He is the author of the newly released book The Squandering of America: How the Failure of Our Politics Undermines Our Prosperity (Knopf, November 2007).
Kuttner is also the author of six previous books: Everything for Sale: The Virtues and Limits of Markets (1997); The End of Laissez- Faire (1991); The Life of the Party (1987); The Economic Illusion (1984); Revolt of the Haves (1980); and Family Re-union (2002), co- authored with his late wife, Sharland Trotter. His syndicated weekly editorial column originates in The Boston Globe and appears Mondays on the Prospect website.