This week's guest is Howard Zinn, author of A People's History of the United States, among many works. Zinn is an acclaimed historian and political scientist, and has been active in Civil Rights and anti-war movements in the United States for many years.
This week's show is a Pledge Drive special. We will be joined by regular guest John Nichols, as well as special guests such as Noam Chomsky.
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Our guest on 12th was Robert Kuttner. Kuttner is co-founder and co-editor of The American Prospect magazine, as well as a Distinguished Senior Fellow of the think tank Demos. He was a longtime columnist for Business Week, and continues to write columns in the Boston Globe. The Squandering of America, exploring the political roots of America's narrowing prosperity and the systemic financial risks facing the U.S. economy, is his seventh book. The book was recently honored with the Sidney Hillman Journalism Award. He has begun work on a new book on trade, equality, efficiency, and the challenge of regulating global capitalism.
Mark Weisbrot of the Center for Economic Policy Research, author of the CEPR report "The United States and the World: Where Are We Headed?"