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"Guns & Butter" investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, "Guns & Butter: The Economics of Politics" reports on who wins and who loses when the economic resources of civil society are diverted toward global corporatization, war, and the furtherance of a national security state.
Produced and hosted by Bonnie Faulkner.
E-mail Bonnie at firstname.lastname@example.org
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Guns and Butter - The International Impact of the Chinese Cultural Revolution - January 27, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The International Impact of the Chinese Cultural Revolution" with authors, Ann Tomkins and Robert Weil. Ann Tomkins talks about her personal experience living and working in Beijing during the first five years of the Cultural Revolution, in which she was first an observer, and then a participant.
Guns and Butter - January 20, 2010 at 1:00pm
"Capitalism and Katrina" with professor and author, Joel Kovel. In this presentation, Joel Kovel explores the underlying ecological, social, political and economic causes that led to the disaster of Hurricane Katrina and its deadly aftermath on the city and people of New Orleans.
Guns and Butter - The Unknown Cultural Revolution - January 13, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The Unknown Cultural Revolution" with history professor and author, Dongping Han, who talks about his life growing up during the Cultural Revolution in China. Discussion of the importance of work; the educational system in Mao's China; the recent riots in Xinjiang Province...
Guns and Butter - "Family of Secrets - The Bush Dynasty" - January 6, 2010 at 1:00pm
"Family of Secrets - The Bush Dynasty" with investigative reporter and author, Russ Baker. The Bush family's extensive ties to intelligence; the Kennedy assassination; Nixon and Watergate; W's rise to power. Russ Baker is the author of Family of Secrets - The Bush Dynasty, The Powerful Forces...