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27 April 2008

Sunday between noon and 1pm (GMT)104.4 FM (London) or http://www.resonancefm.com/ worldwide US military tightens siege of Sadr City as cleric warns of 'open war': an analysis . Professor Gilbert Achcar on tribalism in Iraq, nationalism, fundamentalism and barbarisms . Gilbert Achcar is from Lebanon, where he lived until 1983. He authored several books on international politics and the Middle East, including “The Clash of Barbarisms” and “Eastern Cauldron”. He teaches political science at London’s School of Oriental and African Studies. Listen to the programme Related: US Military Tightens Siege of Sadr City... Eleven Theses on the Resurgence of Islamic Fundamentalism

20 April 2008

Sunday between noon and 1pm (GMT) 104.4 FM (London) or http://www.resonancefm.com/ worldwide War on Terror, Inc. Corporate Profiteering from the Politics of Fear by Solomon Hughes (Verso, 2008). "Who is behind companies that reap the dividend of war? How close are they to our political decision-makers? Do they actually deliver what they are contracted to deliver, and at a cost-effective price? " Iraq: 5 Years On. "How the Media Sells War and Why?" From a public meeting called by Media Workers Against the War. Speakers include: Nick Davies , an award-winning investigative reporter (the Guardian): "Our media have become mass producers of distortion." And Dhar Jamail , independent journalist and author of Beyond the Green Zone . Related: War on Terror, Inc. Review Flat Earth News by Nick Davies Other: "Our Reign of Terror, by the Israeli Army"

09 & 13 April 2008

Wednesday between 9pm and 10pm (GMT) Sunday between noon and 1pm 104.4 FM (London) or http://www.resonancefm.com/ worldwide Underbelly Egypt's Neoliberal Agenda: IBSF, immiseration and struggle, bread and gathering dissent. The European Union and Turkish Accession - Human Rights and the Kurds ( Pluto Press 2008 ), including a conversation with the co-author Kerim Yildiz, Executive Director of Kurdish Human Rights Project. Listen to the programme Related: Video: " Protesters face Egyptian riot police " Clashes in Egypt's Strike Stand-off Underbelly Egypt's Neoliberal Agenda

02 & 06 April 2008

Wednesday between 9pm and 10pm (GMT) Sunday between noon and 1pm 104.4 FM (London) or http://www.resonancefm.com/ worldwide The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy Tolan . In The Lemon Tree , Sandy Tolan tells the big-picture story of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the parallel, very personal story of Bashir and Dalia. An interview conducted by C. S. Soong, Against the Grain programme on KPFA (Pacifica) Radio. Listen to the programme Related: Reviews of The Lemon Tree