A special guest will be joining Carol -- Christian Parenti, who is a well-known journalist and author of three books, will be with us for the hour for conversation (11-12 on Feb. 20). Here's his website if you are interested. He'll be giving a keynote in Rackham Auditorium the day before (Thursday) at 7 pm. His latest book is called Tropic of Chaos: Climate Change and the New Geography of Violence. So if you have an interest in climate change, journalism, the Iraq war, and other subjects of note, or if you are just curious to chat with an amazing journalist, please join us.