From the monthly archives:

March 2012

Author Ross Jackson’s Vision for the World Economy; Gary Chew Reviews “Salmon Fishing” and Will Durst on Obamacare and Supreme Court

March 30, 2012

Preview Clip Ross Jackson, author of Occupy World Street, offers his vision for a new world economy;  Gary Chew reviews Salmon Fishing in the Yemen; Will Durst makes fun of the Supreme Court.

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Harper’s Charles Glass on Mercenaries in Iraq and Afghanistan; Truthout’s Jason Leopold’s Exclusive on DHS Surveillance of Occupy

March 27, 2012

Preview Clip Charles Glass, former ABC News Mideast correspondent, on his story in April Harper’s about armed military contractors;  Jason Leopold’s FOIA requests produce doc dump from Homeland Security.

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Internet Outage Blocks Posting of New Podcasts

March 26, 2012

Due to an internet outage today at the Secret Studio, we were unable to post the daily News & Comment or the latest in-depth interview featuring journalist Charles Glass on military contractors and investigative reporter Jason Leopold on Homeland Security’s surveillance of Occupy Wall St.  We hope to be re-connected Tuesday.

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Boiling Frogs: Peter van Buren Speaks Out for Whistleblowers As He is Being Drummed Out of State Dept.

March 23, 2012

  Preview Clip Peter van Buren, author of We Meant Well, defends other whistleblowers even as he is being forced out of his 20+ year career at the State Department in this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds. 

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Marxian Economist Richard Wolff on Causes of Economic Mess; “Solartopia” Author Harvey Wasserman is Optimistic About Shutting Down Vermont Yankee Nuke Plant

March 21, 2012

Preview Clip Prof. Richard Wolff teaches at New School in New York, writes for Truthout, and is the author of Capitalism Hits the Fan;  Harvey Wasserman is longtime anti-nuke activist, author of Solartopia.

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Boiling Frogs: Attorney Jon Eisenberg’s Kafka-esque Fight vs. Illegal Wiretapping

March 16, 2012

Preview audio In this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds, we explore and update a landmark case against illegal wiretapping with attorney Jon Eisenberg. 

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Sue Wilson of “Broadcast Blues” Talks About Boycotts of Limbaugh Sponsors; Will Durst Says We’re All Muppets

March 15, 2012

Media activist Sue Wilson joins us to talk about the sponsor boycotts of Rush Limbaugh’s radio show; Will Durst reacts to the Goldman Sachs guy who bailed:  “We’re all Muppets”. 

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Jennifer Lowenstein on Recent Israeli Strikes on Gaza and More; Trita Parsi Comments on Obama-Netanyahu Summit and the Threat of War on Iran

March 13, 2012

Two strong views on the Middle East: Jennifer Lowenstein teaches Middle East studies at U of Wisconsin;  Trita Parsi is president of the National Iranian American Council. 

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Boiling Frogs: Cindy Cohn of Electronic Frontier Foundation Details the American Surveillance State

March 9, 2012

Cindy Cohn, legal director at EFF, describes the Bush-Obama surveillance programs in this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds 

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PBC Reports on Chicago’s Maximum Mayor, Rahm Emmanuel; Roy Zimmerman Serenades Us With Great New Political Songs!

March 7, 2012

Former congressman and Obama chief of staff Emmanuel is now mayor of Chicago with expanded police power and PBC found people there are reluctant to talk about him; zany Roy Zimmerman performs new political songs!

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