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.