This week our guest is Barbara Ehrenreich, author of Nickel and Dimed. Ehrenreich has just released a new book, Bait and Switch, which examines the experiences of the white-collar unemployed.
This week our guest is Jeff Cohen of FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting). Our scheduled guest, George Galloway MP, was unable to appear due to flight delays.
This week our guest is David Brancaccio, the host of PBS's NOW.
Aaron Glantz, reporter for Pacifica radio. He has recently released a book, How America Lost Iraq, based on on-the-ground reporting from Iraq.
Norman Finkelstein, author of the new book, Beyond Chutzpah
Danielle Chynoweth, Mike Lehman, and Lynsee Melchi of the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center.
Peter Hart of the media watch group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR).
Dave Zirin. Mr. Zirin's new book, What's my Name, Fool? traces the history of the links between sports, politics and resistance. The book, published by Haymarket Books, covers issues of race, class and gender in American sports. Mr. Zirin is the editor of the Prince George's Post, for which he writes the weekly column Edge of Sports.
Excerpts from the 'Can freedom of the press survive media consolidation?' conference run last month on the campus of the University of Illinois. This segment features presentations by John Nichols, Len Hill and Orville Schell.
David Roediger of the history department at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign, he teaches the history of race and class in the United States. We will be discussing his latest book, Working Toward Whiteness, which focuses on the early 20th century to recount how American ethnic groups now considered white, such as Italian-, and Jewish-Americans, once occupied a confused racial status in their new country. Roediger's earlier book, The Wages of Whiteness, is a now-classic text examining similar issues in the 19th century.