State of the Union

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State of the Union

WASHINGTON - The following analysts are available for interviews about Obama's State of the Union address. They will also be participating in a live blog about the speech at: ipaccuracy.wordpress.com.

GWENDOLYN MINK
Mink is co-editor of the two-volume Poverty in the United States: An Encyclopedia of History, Politics and Policy and author of Welfare's End. She has also been following various aspects of healthcare reform legislation.

MARGARET FLOWERS, MD
Flowers is a pediatrician with Physicians for a National Health Program.

DOUG HENWOOD
Henwood is editor of Left Business Observer. He writes regularly at doughenwood.wordpress.com -- and his books include Wall Street.

MAX FRAAD WOLFF
Wolff is an instructor at the Graduate Program in International Affairs at the New School University. His most recent piece is "State of the Union, State of the Budget."

KIM IVES
Just back in the U.S. from Haiti, where he has done extensive reporting over the years for Haiti Liberte and other outlets, Ives was recently interviewed, while in Haiti, by Democracy Now.

KATHY KELLY
Kelly is with the group Voices for Creative Nonviolence, which is organizing the Peaceable Assembly Campaign, pointing to alternatives to U.S. militarism.

DAVID SWANSON

Co-founder of AfterDowningStreet.org, Swanson is author of the book Daybreak: Undoing the Imperial Presidency and Forming a More Perfect Union.

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A nationwide consortium, the Institute for Public Accuracy (IPA) represents an unprecedented effort to bring other voices to the mass-media table often dominated by a few major think tanks. IPA works to broaden public discourse in mainstream media, while building communication with alternative media outlets and grassroots activists.

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