Posts Tagged ‘International Policy & UN’

David Scheffer

April 2 . 2012

All the Missing Souls is  David Scheffer‘s gripping insider’s account of the international gamble to prosecute those responsible for genocide, war crimes, and crimes against humanity, and to redress some of the bloodiest human rights atrocities in our time.

Alexandra Paul

August 11 . 2011

Actress and social  activist Alexandra Paul stands out in the crowd on a planet quickly approaching 7 billion people. She has been commended by the United Nations for her environmental work, arrested for trying to save the electric car and – in a decision that made her mother cry – remains child-free. Her decision to remain childless was a personal act to help ease pressure on our over-burdened planet.

William Donohue, Elaine Fischel

December 7 . 2010

An art display at the National Portrait Gallery with ants crawling on a crucifix has been removed after complaints; is this censorship? William Donohue, president of the Catholic League calls it hate speech. Today is the 69th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Elaine Fischel helped the legal team from The U.S. to defend Japanese war criminals. Her book is Defending the Enemy.

John Loftus

December 2 . 2010

America’s Nazi Secret is a stirring account that reveals how the U.S. government permitted the illegal entry of Nazis into North America in the years following World War II. This extraordinary investigation exposed the secret section of the State Department and was uncovered by John Loftus, a former Justice Department investigator.

Patricia Cornwell, Jon O’Brien,

December 1 . 2010

From the world’s #1 bestselling crime writer comes the extraordinary new Kay Scarpetta novel. Port Mortuary is Patricia Cornwell‘s 18th book and is literally a port for the dead. LAter in the hour Jon O’Brien, president of  Catholics For Choice joins us to talk about World Aids Day and an international effort to look at how public funds are used. 

Lisa Shannon

April 20 . 2010

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been called one of the worst places on earth to be a woman. Lisa Shannon is founder of Run for Congo Women which sets up runs across the country to raise money to sponsor Congolese women. Her new book is A Thousand Sisters.

Austin Ruse, Marty Klein

March 8 . 2010

Austin Ruse, president of Catholic Family and Human Rights Institute on the UN Feminist Conference then sex therapist Dr. Marty Klein says there is no such thing as sex addiction.