Daily Topics - Tuesday January 4th, 2011
Truthout is proud to bring you an exclusive series from America's No. 1 progressive radio host, Thom Hartmann. We'll be publishing weekly installments of Hartmann's acclaimed new book, "Rebooting the American Dream: 11 Ways to Rebuild Our Country." We invite Truthout readers to join us as, chapter by chapter, we explore these groundbreaking ideas for national transformation.
Hour One: Tax cuts, the new global elite and the new international oligarchy - Thom speaks with Professor of Economics Michael Hudson, President of The Institute for the Study of Long-Term Economic Trends (ISLET) - www.michael-hudson.com
Hour Two: The "business" of fear - Thom confronts Walid Shoebat, former terrorist turned law enforcement consultant and author of "Why We Want to Kill You" - www.shoebat.com; Plus, "The Great Islamophobic Crusade" - Max Blumenthal, author of Republican Gomorrah: Inside The Movement That Shattered The Party, will be here - www.maxblumenthal.com
Hour Three: Hayley Barbour, the White Citizen's Council and the murder of MLK - Lamar Waldron, JFK Historian and Thom's co-author on "Ultimate Sacrifice: John and Robert Kennedy, the Plan for a Coup in Cuba, and the Murder of JFK" and "Legacy of Secrecy: The Long Shadow of the JFK Assassination", will be here - www.legacyofsecrecy.com