From the monthly archives:

July 2012

Public Radio Reporter Nancy Mullane on “Life After Murder”, plus Former San Quentin Lifers Don Cronk and John Dannenberg

July 30, 2012

Preview Clip Nancy Mullane, an independent producer/reporter for public radio, on her revealing book about the politics of parole in California; plus Don Cronk, a former inmate who is profiled in her book, and former inmate John Dannenberg, whose brilliant legal work set the stage for many lifer releases.

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Boiling Frogs: Journalist Michael Hughes on His Expose of the Karzai Brothers’ Corruption

July 27, 2012

Preview Clip Journalist Michael Hughes details the corruption of Afghan leader Hamid Karzai and his brothers, in this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.

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Former Vermont Governor Madeleine Kunin on Her New Book, “The New Feminist Agenda”; Matt Zimmerman of EFF on a Phone Company’s Challenge to National Security Letter

July 25, 2012

Preview Clip Madeleine M. Kunin, former Vermont Governor and Ambassador to Switzerland, on her new book, The Feminist Agenda; attorney Matt Zimmerman of Electronic Frontier Foundation on an unusual challenge to the Patriot Act from a phone company.

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Journalist Peter Lance on the Blind Sheikh, Killing of al-Awlaki, and Long-term Failures by FBI and Justice Dept on Terrorists and Mobsters

July 23, 2012

Preview Clip Peter Lance, former reporter for ABC’s 20/20, who is an author, novelist and screenwriter, returns to talk about a range of subjects.  Lance talks fast, and knows too much. 

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Journalist Charles Glass on the Civil War in Syria; Prof. David Vine Reports US Now

July 20, 2012

Preview Clip Charles Glass was Middle East Correspondent for ABC News from 1983-1993 and has covered Syria and its neighbors for more than 40 years.  In recent articles available at his website, he has many observations about the conflict, its players, the outside supporters of the rebels, and much more.  He was in Damascus and […]

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Journalist/Activist Chris Hedges Returns to Talk About His Challenge to Obama Detention Law, and His Powerful New Book

July 18, 2012

Preview Clip   Journalist, author, activist and Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hedges returns to our program to discuss his lawsuit challenging NDAA’s detention provisions, and his new book, Days of Destruction, Days of Revolt. 

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Former Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb on Amending the Constitution to End Corporate Personhood and Money=Speech

July 16, 2012

Preview Clip David Cobb returns to our program to talk about Move to Amend and their Convergence in Oakland July 27-29. 

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Summer Folk Fest: Stephen Iverson Performs Songs with a Message; Will Durst on the “Care-Less” Party; Gary Chew Reviews ‘Savages’

July 13, 2012

Preview Clip Singer, songwriter and zen furniture maker Stephen Iverson visits the secret studio, with songs inspired by the battle over health care, passive people, and the quest for peace.  Will Durst dubs the GOP the “Care-Less” party, and Gary Chew reviews Savages.

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Boiling Frogs: Eric Draitser on Balochistan, Iran, Pipelines and More

July 11, 2012

Preview Clip Eric Draitser shares his impressive knowledge of Balochistan, its rich natural resources, and the designs of other nations on its natural gas and critical location in this Boiling Frogs interview, co-hosted with Sibel Edmonds.

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Author Clint Werner and Dr. William Courtney: Benefits of Cannabis to Treat Cancer and Many Other Diseases Blocked by Irrational Drug Laws

July 8, 2012

Preview Clip Clint Werner, author of Marijuana: Gateway to Health joins William Courtney, MD to talk about amazing developments in using cannabis compounds (mostly non-psychoactive) to treat cancer, ALS, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases.

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