Living Room, for April 23, 2009 - 12:00pm
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The global crisis of capitalism: a U2 headed for the bottom? That's what our guest has called it. PLUS: Sulak Sivaraksa, Thai Buddhist activist and teacher, on the recent mass protests in Bangkok, and revolutionary non-violence. With host Kris Welch, noon to one.
Guests: Walden Bello, sr. analyst Focus on the Global South, prof. sociology Univ. of Philippines; pres. Freedom from Debt Coalition; bd member Food First, Int'l Forum on Globalization, Transnational Institute
Sulak Sivaraksa, winner Right Livelihood Award (Alternative Nobel); chr. Asian Cultural Forum on Development; former visiting prof UCB;initiator of social, humanitarian, ecological and spiritual movements and organizations in Thailand