Behind the News
12:00 PM (Noon) Pacific Time: Thursdays
Host Doug Henwood covers the worlds of economics and politics and their complex interactions, from the local to the global.
The fascinating intersection between disability and medical marijuana. Guests:Bill Fold aka the man who replaced the anti-depressant Wellbutrin with medical marijuana. Steve Howdyshell, a gulf war vet. Lisa Gygax, an attorney living with a disability, who represents The Organic Cannibis Foundation of Northern California, a collective of patients and their primary caregivers, which runs the … Continued
"Eyewitness Iran" with Investigative Journalist, Reese Erlich, who was in Teheran covering the recent elections. He gives a firsthand account of the demonstrations before and after the elections; the politics of the candidates; election fraud; and provides historical context.
Political economist Jack Rasmus describes the nature and status of the current economic crisis, and puts it into historical context.
Doug Henwood talks with Paul Mason about his book "Meltdown: The End of the Age of Greed"