Tuesday, August 15, 2006

  • EXCLUSIVE: Haitian Political Prisoner So Anne Released After Over 2 Years in Haitian Jail


    Popular Haitian-American folk singer and political activist Annette Auguste, has been released after spending over two years in a Haitian jail. Auguste, commonly known as So Anne, was jailed shortly after the 2004 coup that ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. So Anne joins us on the line from Haiti. [includes rush transcript]

  • Christians United for Israel: New Christian Zionism Lobby Hopes to Rival AIPAC


    We take a look at a new recently established group called Christians United for Israel–an evangelical organization that believes supporting expansionist policies of the Israeli government is: "a biblical imperative." We speak with investigative journalist Max Blumenthal who reports they lobbied the Bush administration to adopt a confrontational posture toward Iran, refuse aid to the Palestinians and give Israel a free hand in its attack on Lebanon. [includes rush transcript]

  • Fmr. White House Counsel John Dean on Conservatives Without Conscience


    We speak with former Nixon White House counsel John Dean about his new book, "Conservatives Without Conscience." In it, he warns that many of today’s Republican and conservative leaders are: "conservatives without conscience who are capable of plunging this nation into disasters the likes of which we have never known." [includes rush transcript]