On the day after the inauguration many thousands are expected to take part in the 'Women's March on Washington". Organizers who began planning the event last November shortly after the presidential election say the objective is to bring national attention to women and other groups who feel they have been marginalized. We'll hear different perspectives on who's going, who isn't and its possible political impact.
Diane and her guests talk about private contractors in Iraq — why there are so many in Iraq, why they’re under increasing scrutiny, and ideas for transforming the policies that govern them or limiting their use altogether.
- Jeremy Scahill correspondent for Pacifica Radio's "Democracy Now," contributor to "The Nation," and author of "Blackwater" (Nation Books).
- Doug Brooks president of the International Peace Operations Association
- Yochi Dreazen military correspondent for "The Wall Street Journal."
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