Friday, July 27, 2007

  • Should Impeachment Be Off the Table? A Debate with Peace Mom Cindy Sheehan, Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern and Democratic Strategist Dan Gerstein


    Peace mom Cindy Sheehan has returned from a brief rest to take part in a growing movement for the impeachment of President Bush and Vice President Cheney. Impeachment activists have focused efforts on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Judiciary Chair John Conyers, who have declared impeachment off the table. The Democratic leaders call the impeachment drive a distraction that would hinder chances at winning the 2008 elections. Cindy Sheehan joins us for a debate along with ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern and Democratic strategist Dan Gerstein. [includes rush transcript]

  • State Repression Continues Unabated More Than One Year into Oaxaca Uprising


    Tensions remain high in Oaxaca, Mexico, more than a year after the state’s bloody crackdown on striking school teachers led to a popular uprising against Governor Ulises Ruiz. Last week Ruiz sent in hundreds of heavily armed state police to prevent a popular celebration from taking place. At least one person was killed with dozens more wounded and arrested. We go to Oaxaca to speak to veteran independent journalist, activist and intellectual Gustavo Esteva. We’re also joined by Oaxaca-based activist filmmakers Damian Lopez and Simon Sedillo. [includes rush transcript]