From the monthly archives:

September 2009

Info on Podcast #43

September 29, 2009

One on one with Prof. David Ray Griffin, focusing on the two most recent of his 35 books: The Mysterious Collapse of World Trade Center 7: Why the Final Official Report About 9/11 is Unscientific and False and Osama bin Laden, Dead of Alive? Building 7 is the gateway to busting the myths of 9/11 […]

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Info on Podcast #42

September 28, 2009

PDA Special Report. Here’s a special dispatch from the western conference of Progressive Democrats of America, www.pdamerica.org.  Activists from CA, OR, WA and AZ gathered to talk policy and strategy.  The meeting was hosted by the California Nurses Assn, and CNA Political Director Michael Lighty updates us on the health care reform battle, including the […]

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Info on Podcast #41

September 26, 2009

Journalist Reese Erlich, just back from Afghanistan, and analyst Conn Hallinan talk about the so-called “good war”. And filmmaker Joe Berlinger talks about his new documentary, CRUDE: The Real Price of Oil and the 17-year legal battle over Chevron-Texaco’s toxic mess in the Amazon Basin.  Erlich reports on his on-scene observations and comments on reactions […]

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Info on Podcast #40

September 26, 2009

Sibel Edmonds ungagged! In this exclusive one on one interview,  Sibel tells the story of her hiring at the FBI, the administrative missteps and criminal behavior she became aware of, Turkey’s use of bribes and personal matters to compromise members of Congress and a top State Dept. official to advance its interests, and her revelations […]

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Info on Podcast #39

September 24, 2009

Melanie Sloan of CREW reveals the 15 Most Corrupt elected officials in Washington, DC; then Harper’s writer Gideon Lewis-Kraus takes us to Washington, California, where everybody’s growing pot; and Prof. Larry Bogad of UC Davis talks about political theater, including the recent scam edition of the New York Post. Sloan also gives the details of […]

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Info on Podcast #38

September 24, 2009

David Cay Johnston comments on Wall street bailouts and weak prospects for new regulation;  Prof. Joshua Clover details plans by faculty, students and employees to shut down the entire University of California statewide on September 24;  Bob Hertz of HealthCareCrusade.com shreds the Baucus proposal and advocates for us, the consumers; and PBC rants about the […]

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South Carolina: Too Big to Be an Asylum?

September 22, 2009

Richard Rapaport Throughout its history, South Carolina has been America’s agent provocateur, a political troublemaker out of scale with its ranking as the nation’s 26th most-populous state. In 1861 lawyer James L. Petegru, possibly the last sane freeman in antebellum Charleston, commented about his state’s secession from the Union. “South Carolina,” he sighed, “too small […]

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Info on Podcast #37

September 17, 2009

Jeff Halper on Israel/Palestinian conflict, Dr. Margaret Flowers on health care reform, and Gary Chew reviews The Informant.  Halper is an Israeli Jew and coordinator of Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions.  He comments on the UN report on Israel’s brutal attack on Gaza in 12/08 and the “false symmetry” of news accounts that accuse both […]

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Info on Podcast #36

September 15, 2009

Just back from Afghanistan, Norman Solomon reports on the tense scene in Kabul, fraud in the recent election, and the range of groups that comprise “the Taliban” in US media terms.  We also talk with activist and author Dave Berman about advocacy journalism and his new videoblog. Norman is executive director of the Institute for […]

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Info on Podcast #35

September 15, 2009

Investigative reporter Peter Lance, former ABC correspondent and author of “Triple Cross”, tells why prosecutor Patrick Fitzgerald tried to block publication of the book, which exposes Fitzgerald’s failures, including the case of Ali Mohamed–the al Qaeda spy who pentrated the CIA, FBI and Special Forces and trained the 1993 World Trade Center bombers.  This is […]

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