Citywide Radio's
2012 Broadcast Schedule for
Progressive Radio
4:30-5:00 pm Tuesdays
in which Progressive Magazine editor Matt Rothschild
interviews leading activists, scholars, and artists
who are helping make the world a better place

Progressive Radio
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1/3/12 Ilan Pappé, Israeli-born historian and critic of Israeli policies. 1/2/12
1/10/12 Dr. Jill Stein, candidate for the Green Party presidential nomination. 1/9/12
1/17/12 Financial analyst Nicole Foss. 1/17/12
1/24/12 Mary Jo and Paul Buhle, the editors of the new book "It Started in Wisconsin." 1/23/12
1/31/12 Former Congressman Dave Obey talks about Scott Walker and Newt Gingrich. 1/30/12
2/7/12 John Francis, author of "The Ragged Edge of Silence." 2/6/12
2/14/12 Deepa Kumar, author of "Islamaphobia and the Politics of Empire." 2/13/12
2/21/12 Humorist and LGBT activist Kate Clinton. 2/20/12
2/28/12 David Batker, the co-author, with John De Graaf, of "What's the Economy For, Anyway?" 2/27/12
3/6/12 Paul Street, author of "Crashing the Tea Party: Mass Media and the Campaign to Remake American Politics". 9/26/11
3/13/12 Michael Stevens Smith, a lawyer with the Center for Constitutional Rights and co-author of "Who Killed Che? How the CIA Got Away with Murder." 3/12/12
3/20/12 Rabbi Bob Alper of the "Laugh in Peace" comedy tour. 3/19/12
3/27/12 Cartoonist and creativity teacher Lynda Barry. 3/26/12
4/3/12 Van Jones, author of "Rebuild the Dream," and Obama's former green-energy adviser. 4/2/12
4/10/12 Craig and Cindy Corrie, the parents of Rachel Corrie. 4/9/12
4/17/12 Emma Cape of the Bradley Manning Support Network. 4/16/12
4/24/12 Dr. Luther Castillo, rural health physician in Honduras. 4/23/12
5/1/12 Costas Lapavitsas, the author of "Crisis in the Euro Zone." 4/30/12
5/8/12 Norwegian Dr. Mads Gilbert, co-author of "Eyes in Gaza." 5/7/12
5/15/12 John Fugelsang of CNN and Stephanie Miller's "Sexy Liberal Comedy Tour." 5/14/12
5/22/12 Dr. Helen Caldicott, the great anti-nuclear activist. 5/21/12
5/29/12 Michael Kazin, co-editor of Dissent Magazine and author of "American Dreamers: How the Left Changed a Nation." 5/28/12
6/5/12 Carl Davidson, a former leader of SDS and now national co-chair of the Committee of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism. 6/4/12
6/12/12 Steve Early, author of "The Civil Wars in US Labor." 4/18/11
6/19/12 Sean Faircloth, author of "The Attack of the Theocrats." 6/18/12
6/26/12 Julia Sweig, the director for Latin American Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations. 6/25/12
7/3/12 David Couper, author of "Arrested Development: A Veteran Police Chief Sounds Off." 7/2/12
7/17/12 Billy Bragg, British folksinger and activist. 7/16/12
7/24/12 This week's guest is singer Amy Ray. 7/23/12
8/7/12 Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CodePink and author of "Drone Warfare: Killing By Remote Control." 8/6/12
8/14/12 Claudia Dreifus, co-author of "Higher Education? How Colleges Are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids and What We Can Do About It." 8/13/12
8/21/12 E. J. Dionne, political commentator and columnist and author of "Our Divided Political Heart." 8/20/12
8/28/12 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Taylor Branch is interviewed. 8/27/12
9/4/12 Mary Ellison, director of policy for the Polaris Project. 9/3/12
9/11/12 Greg Muttitt, author of "Fuel on the Fire: Oil and Politics in Occupied Iraq." 9/10/12
9/18/12 Juan Cole, professor of history at the University of Michigan and scholar of the Middle East. 9/17/12
9/25/12 Jim Hightower, publisher of the Hightower Lowdown, and legendary populist and humorist. 9/24/12
10/2/12 Alan Lockwood, author of "The Hidden Epidemic: Coal and the Hidden Threat to Health" 10/1/12
10/9/12 Brian Gilmore, public interest lawyer and poet who teaches at Michigan State Law School. 10/8/12
10/16/12 William Shernoff, one of the leading lawyers in the country when it comes to suing insurance companies. 10/15/12
10/23/12 Rinku Sen, the publisher of, which champions racial justice. 10/22/12
10/30/12 Gar Alperovitz, author of "America Beyond Capitalism." 10/29/12
11/6/12 Esther Hyneman of Women for Afghan Women. 11/5/12
11/13/12 Poet Frank X. Walker, author of "Buffalo Dance," and the new "Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers." 11/12/12
11/20/12 Miko Peled, an Israeli peace activist and the author of "The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine." 11/19/12
11/27/12 Dan Savage, the sex columnist and gay activist. 11/26/12
12/4/12 Al Gedicks and Jan Morrill, anti-mining activists in Wisconsin and El Salvador. 12/3/12
12/11/12 Ellen Brown, author of "Web of Debt: The Shocking Truth About Our Money System and How We Can Break Free." 12/10/12
12/18/12 Author and union activist Bill Fletcher Jr. 12/17/12
12/25/12 Shawn Francis Peters, author of "The Catonsville Nine." 12/24/12
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