Nine to Noon for Thursday 5 June 2008

09:05 Obama Democratic victory

Bob Weiner, National Democratic Strategist, and former White House spokesman, on Obama's prospects and damage to Democratic party.

09:20 US Election

Brian Walton, Republican strategist with Republican National Committee commenting on Obama v. McCain contest.

09:30 Launch of FIA's global green motoring campaign

David Ward, Director-General of the FIA's Foundation for the Automobile and Society, is in NZ to launch a 10-point campaign to get motorists to consider environmental impact of driving.

09:40 UK Correspondent Matthew Parris

09:50 Obama Democratic victory

Robert Johnson, key supporter of Hillary Clinton - founder of Black Entertainment Television

10:05 Plight of Amazonian indigenous tribes

Fiona Watson, campaigns coordinator for Survival International. Survival is the only international organisation supporting tribal peoples worldwide. It was founded in 1969 after an article by Norman Lewis in the UK's Sunday Times highlighted the massacres, land thefts and genocide taking place in Brazilian Amazonia.

10:45 Book Review with Kate Blackhurst

The Face of War by Sandy Callister
Published by Auckland University Press
ISBN 978 186 940 4079

10:45 Reading: Yours Accidentally by David Hill

11:05 Carbon trading

Mark Franklin, CEO of TZ1 - carbon trading exchange

11:30 Oil Prices

Tyson Slocum, Director of Public Citizen's Energy Program. Public Citizen is the largest consumer advocacy group in the United States.