Sunday Salon

Sunday Salon – August 6, 2006

In our first hour:

The Battle of the Ballot: Iraq and Elections 2006. We’ll take a look at
how Iraq policy plays into three Congressional primaries: Lamont/Lieberman
in Connecticut, McKinney/Johnson in Georgia, and Clinton/Tasini in New York.

Confirmed Guests:

  • Jonathan Tasini, NY Democrat running against Senator Hilary Rodham Clinton
  • Paul Bell, covering the Ned Lamont run against Joseph Lieberman for the New
    Haven Independent (www.newhavenindependent.org)

Invited Guests:

  • Representative Cynthia McKinney
  • George Curry (www.georgecurry.com)

Plus: A discussion with California Assembly Member Paul Koretz (D-West Hollywood) about Assembly Joint Resolution 39 calling for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Cheney.

And in our second hour:

An update from Lebanon… Then, a discussion about the social service networks of Islamic Political
Parties.

Confirmed guests, both Professors of Anthroplogy at UC Berkeley:

  • Saba Mahmood, author, Politics of Piety (2005 by Princeton University Press)
  • Charles Hirschkind, author of the forthcoming, The Ethical Soundscape (Columbia University Press)

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