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Wednesday, October 11, 2006

  • North Korea Warns of New Tests As Nuclear Standoff Intensifies


    North Korea has warned that increased US pressure over its reported nuclear test would be considered an act of war. We get analysis from North Korea expert and University of Chicago professor Bruce Cumings. [includes rush transcript]

  • Minuteman Founder Jim Gilchrist Storms Off Democracy Now! Debate With Columbia Student Organizer


    The anti-immigration group the Minuteman Project announced yesterday that they are seeking to strip Columbia University of federal funding for what they say are violations of their civil rights. Last week, student demonstrators disrupted a speech by Minuteman founder Jim Gilchrist who was invited to the school by the College Republicans. Gilchrist and student organizer Karina Garcia joins us for a debate that ends when Gilchrist abruptly pulls the plug. [includes rush transcript]

  • Cable News Confidential: FAIR Founder Jeff Cohen on his misadventures in corporate media


    Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) founder, media critic and pundit Jeff Cohen has written a new book. Cohen dissects the cable news channels and finds serious failures in how they cover the most urgent issues of the day. He joins us in our firehouse studio. [includes rush transcript]