From the monthly archives:

October 2009

Info on Podcast #59

October 28, 2009

Sam Ferguson, Truthout.org reporter, updates the Argentine war crimes trials from Buenos Aires; and activist Kevin Zeese is mobilizing protests against health insurance companies and the US Chamber of Commerce.  Ferguson reports on the conviction of Gen. Rovere, who we talked about in podcast #46.  He expands on his Truthout story in our conversation, and […]

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Info on Podcast #58

October 28, 2009

Actor and writer Peter Coyote talks about a secret US raid in Syria in late October, 2008; ex-evangelical Frank Schaeffer warns that the Christian is “trolling for murder”.  Coyote recently visited Syria with journalist Reese Ehrlich (hear podcast #41) and they co-authored this important story at Vanity Fair’s website. US commandos swooped down in choppers […]

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Info on Podcast #57

October 24, 2009

Former FBI Agent John Cole talks about his work on counterintelligence, the Sibel Edmonds case and his own experience as a whistleblower.  This is the 8th in our series of Boiling Frogs interviews, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.  Cole has a lot to say about the internal workings of the FBI, and the chilling effect on […]

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Info on Podcast #56

October 22, 2009

Peter van Agtmael is an independent photojournalist whose work was recently featured in the New York Times magazine cover story by Dexter Filkins on Gen. Stanley McChrystal and the situation in Afghanistan. The Times has more of his photos in this slide show. Van Agtmael talks about his recent trip to Aghanistan where he met […]

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Info on Podcast #55

October 22, 2009

Nomi Prins, former Wall Street insider and author of the new book, “Pillage”; Prof. Adam Finkel and workplace safety consultant Del Leonard talk about OSHA and the risks facing workers.  Prins gives an honest estimate of the massive bailout for the financial industry–$13 trillion and more–and we focus on Citigroup’s plan to pay $25 billion […]

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Info on Podcast #54

October 16, 2009

Richard Barlow, former CIA analyst and Pentagon employee.  This is the 7th in our series of Boiling Frogs interviews, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.  Richard Barlow discusses his experience as a counter-proliferation intelligence officer with the CIA in the 1980s, his work for the Office of the Secretary of Defense under Dick Cheney, and his incredible […]

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Info on Podcast #53

October 16, 2009

Harvey “No Nukes” Wasserman on Sen. John Kerry’s support for coal, nuclear, and offshore drilling; Jennifer Nix talks about health care and explains why she loves her socialist kidney.  Wasserman is the author of “Solartopia” which demonstrates that we can survive and thrive on renewable energy.  He sees Democrats like Kerry greasing the skids for […]

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Info on Podcast #52

October 14, 2009

Sibel Edmonds ungagged, Part 3.  In this final installment, Sibel gives us a guided tour of the Turkish network of influence in the US.  As a guide, we cite the work of Luke Rosiak at the Sunlight Foundation, and his chart of the Turkish Lobby you can find here.  We name names: the last 3 […]

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Info on Podcast #51

October 14, 2009

John Shelby Spong on death and afterlife; Jordanian journalist Rana Husseini fights to end so-called “honor killing”; and film reviewer Gary Chew on Michael Moore’s “Capitalism, a Love Story”.  Bishop Spong is the retired Episcopal Bishop of New Jersey, a progressive who’s written many books.  The latest is “Eternal Life: A New Vision Beyond Religion, […]

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Info on Podcast #50

October 10, 2009

Jason Leopold and Andy Worthington, two fine independent journalists, with important updates on closing Guantanamo and the remnants of the Bush-Cheney detention and torture program.  Leopold has just rejoined Truthout.org as deputy managing editor, and has been featuring Worthington’s reporting at PubRecord.org  Worthingon joined us from London, where he writes almost daily at AndyWorthington.co.uk and […]

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