The Morning Show
Copenhagen Climate Summit: Setbacks for curbing emissions; Abortion rights and the Health Care Bill: Stupak/Pitts Amendment; Controversial Ban on minarets in Switzerland with historian Juan ColeFed Chair Ben Bernanke re-confirmation in Sen. Banking Committee; and the 28th Annual Encuentro del Popular.
Reaction to Obama's speech on Afghanistan escalation, David Bacon gets U.S. Labor Against the War. Aimee Allison speaks with Iraq Veterans against the war and a look at Climate Justice in Copenhagen.
Elections in Honduras; Claire Cummings on the impacts of Climate Change on indigenous women; and Housing Meltdown from Ground Zero, with Andy Kroll, Investigative journalist World Aids Day 2009.
The Morning Show discusses the Surge in Afghanistan with Norman Solomon, Director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. Then the November edition of Poor New Network. In the second hour a conversation with Janine Wedel, author of “Shadow Elite: How The World's New Power Brokers Undermine Democracy, Government and the Free Market”. Wrapping up the … Continued
The Morning Show discusses yet another incident of Use of Force by BART Police. Then a preview of the World Trade Organization meeting in Geneva, 10 Years after Seattle. Followed by another edition of Countdown to Copenhagen with Claire Cummings. In the second hour a review of the new recommendations on screening for breast cancer. … Continued
Cornell West, author of “Brother West: Living and Loving Outloud: A Memoir”. Then discusses the case of Alexis Hutchinson, a specialist in the US Army who was ordered to ship out to Afghanistan, but had no one to care for her child. In the second hour Curtis White discusses his book “The Barbaric Heart: Faith, … Continued