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FOR THE WEEK ENDING December 4th, 1998
1) Hussein Ibish, Media Director of the American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, who analyzes the current standoff between U.N. weapons inspectors and the Iraq government which is refusing to turn over military documents.
2) Father Roy Bourgeois, co-director of the School of the America's Watch, who describes his group's recent mass protest demanding the closure of a U.S. military school that trains Latin American soldiers.
3) Mike Feinstein, Green Party activist and member of the Santa Monica California City Council, who discusses his party's victories at the ballot box in local elections November 3rd.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING December 12th, 1998
1) Robert Parry, editor of I.F. Magazine, who examines the sordid U.S. history of support for Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet now waiting in Britain for a decision on his extradition to Spain.
2) John Miller, media coordinator of the East Timor Action Network,who analyzes increasing violence in Indonesia and East Timor resulting from attacks by the military on citizens demanding democratic reform.
3) Marta Russell, investigative reporter and author who discusses what she sees as the horrifying implications of Dr. Kevorkian's drive to legalize doctor-assisted suicide.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING December 19th, 1998
1)Phyllis Bennis, a fellow at the Institute For Policy Studies, who assesses Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, as President Clinton prepares to visit the region December 12th.
2) Wenonah Hauter, director of Public Citizen's Critical Mass Energy Project, who explains why she opposes the proposed merger of oil giants Exxon and Mobil.
3) Neil DeMause, co-author of the book Field of Schemes, who discusses why he feels taxpayer funded sports stadiums are a bad investment, in light of a recent Connecticut plan to attract the New England patriots to Hartford.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING December 26th, 1998
1)Gwendolyn Mink, professor of politics at the University of California who assesses the gravity of the charges against President Clinton and how the result of the impeachment process could impact sexual harassment law.
2) Attorney Leonard Weinglass, legal counsel for death row inmate Mumia Abu-Jamal, and Steve Rendell from Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting, who examines a segment that recently aired on ABC network's 20/20 news magazine.
3) U.S. Rep. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., who explains why introducing universal health care legislation will be among his priorities in the next session of Congress.
In the coming weeks, we will provide links to other progressive organizations, media outlets and internet sites that we find to be of particular importance. We also welcome suggestions for links from local organizations.
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