Monday, July 30, 2012

Death By Ally

Tom Engelhardt, the founding editor of TomDispatch and author most recently of Terminator Planet, talks about green-on-blue violence in Afghanistan and how it is in fact an unprecedented facet of the new American Way of War.

Sunday, July 29, 2012

Just If Able

Stephan Salisbury, the cultural writer for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and author most recently of Mohamed's Ghosts: An American Story of Love and Fear in the Homeland, talks about police shootings across the United States, why they happen, and why there is a staggering lack of coverage.

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Monday, July 23, 2012

The West in Flames

William deBuys, an environmental activist and author most recently of A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest, talks about the recent heat waves and droughts across the country and where we stand along the predicted path of climate change.
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Saturday, July 21, 2012

Carte Blanche

Noam Chomsky, the renowned linguist, MIT professor, and foreign policy critic, talks about the Magna Carta and the lesser known companion charter titled the 'Charter of the Forest' and how the current administration is straying from the ideals outlined in these two documents.

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Saturday, July 14, 2012

Gilding the Lily Pad

David Vine, an assistant professor of anthropology at American University and author of Island of Shame: The Secret History of the US Military Base on Diego Garcia, talks about his research into the ever-expanding network of US military bases around the world.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012

And the Beat Drones On

Nick Turse, an award-winning journalist, historian, and co-author of Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050, talks about the growing US military presence in Africa, including the training of local armies and militia, and the use of both surveillance and armed drones.

Saturday, July 7, 2012


William Hartung, the director of the Arms and Security Project the the Center for International Policy and author of Prophets of War: Lockheed Martin and the Making of the Military-Industrial Complex, talks about the history and current state of nuclear arms development around the world.

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