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FOR THE WEEK ENDING May 7, 1999
1) David McReynolds, veteran pacifist and former chair of War Resisters International, who examines the strategy behind the U.S. led NATO air war against Yugoslavia.
2) Vita Bundra, a citizen of Macedonia now living in the United States, who offers her analysis of the conflict in Kosovo.
3) Dr. Steven Wing, of the University of North Carolina, who talks about his investigation into the incidence of cancer near the Three Mile Island nuclear power plant - site of the worst U.S. nuclear accident 20 years ago.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING May 14, 1999
1) Michael Ratner, an attorney with the Center for Constitutional Rights, who explains why he has filed a lawsuit on behalf of legislators to require President Clinton to obtain Congressional authorization before continuing the air war against Yugoslavia.
2) Noam Chomsky, one of the nation's most respected progressive critics of American foreign policy, who examines what he believes to be the real objectives behind the U.S. - led NATO military intervention in Yugoslavia.
3) Jane Franklin, author of "Cuba and the United States," who talks about the political implications behind the recent exhibition baseball games between the Baltimore Orioles and the Cuban national team.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 21st 1999
1) David Kotz, professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts, who assesses the political fallout resulting from the U.S. bombing of the Chinese embassy in Belgrade.
2) Mario Hardy, field organizer with the Central Committee for Conscientious Objectors, who talks about the myths behind the military's recruitment campaign hype.
3) Justine McCabe of the Connecticut Coalition for Universal Health Care, who discusses her group's effort to pass legislation that would bring the Nutmeg state a single-payer health care system.
FOR THE WEEK ENDING MAY 28th 1999
1) Jerry Starr, author of "The Lessons of the Vietnam War," who examines NATO's strategy of selecting targets which endanger civilians, as the death toll from accidental bombings in Yugoslavia mount.
2) Regan Ralph, of Human Rights Watch, who talks about bringing those responsible for rape and other war crimes in Bosnia and now in Kosovo, to justice.
3) Paul Bass, columnist with the New Haven Advocate newspaper, who takes a critical look at the sale of his publication, along with four other papers in the Advocate/Weekly chain, to the Hartford Courant. see related editorial
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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