From the monthly archives:

January 2013

Author, Former CIA Analyst Mel Goodman with Strong, Informed Criticism of Many Obama Policies; Leah Bolger of Veterans for Peace has Mixed Feelings About Women in Combat

January 29, 2013

Free Preview Clip Melvin A.  Goodman, former CIA analyst, now a professor and author, was an honest critic of Bush, and applies the same standards to Obama; Leah Bolger, president of Veterans for Peace, on the Pentagon decision to lift the ban on women in combat. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): […]

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Portland’s Progressive Host, Carl Wolfson, is Back; Chicago Defense Attorney Flint Taylor Fights Torture by Chicago Police

January 25, 2013

Free Preview Clip Longtime KPOJ/Portland morning host Carl Wolfson is back, with daily live show; Flint Taylor of the People’s Law Office on his 10-year fight against torture tactics of Chicago Police Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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Palestinian Iyad Burnat from the West Bank, on His Brother’s Oscar-Nominated Documentary, “5 Broken Cameras”

January 22, 2013

Free Preview Clip Iyad Burnat from the West Bank town of Bi’lin and Anna Rogers of Marin Peace and Justice Coalition talk about nonviolent resistance to Israeli expansion as recounted in the documentary, 5 Broken Cameras. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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Two Progressives Review Obama’s First Term, Preview the Second: Prof. David Coates and Norman Solomon

January 17, 2013

Free Preview Clip Timed for the inauguration, we look back at the first Obama term, and the prospects in the next four years.  Professor David Coates of Wake Forest and author/activist Norman Solomon offer analysis. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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Minstrel Roy Zimmerman Returns to Share New Songs, Report on 49-state US Tour

January 16, 2013

Free Preview Clip Roy Zimmerman, singer-songwriter with a satirical political twist, is back with new songs and a report on his election year road trip. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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Truthout’s Jason Leopold on His Upcoming Trip to Guantanamo, His Update on the Gitmo “Suicide” of Adnan Latif, and the Case of ex-CIA Spy John Kiriakou

January 15, 2013

Free Preview Clip In this wide-ranging conversation with Jason Leopold, Truthout’s lead investigative reporter, he talks about his upcoming trip to Guantanamo, the impact of the new pro-torture film Zero Dark 30, the scheduled sentencing of former CIA agent Kiriakou, and his fifth report on the reported suicide of Gitmo prisoner Adnan Latif. Podcast: Play […]

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Nick Turse, Author of ‘Kill Anything That Moves’, Recounts Vietnam War Crimes; Andy Worthington on Guantanamo, Becoming a Tomb for At Least 86 Men Cleared for Release

January 11, 2013

Free Preview Clip Nick Turse leads our podcast, author of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam.  Turse spent 10 years researching the book, talking with US veterans and Vietnamese survivors and reviewing thousands of files on atrocities against civilians including rape, indiscriminate killing, Agent Orange and other tactics. Defense Secretary Robert […]

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CIA Veteran Ray McGovern Speaks Out on Obama’s Cabinet Picks: Supports Hagel, Opposes Brennan and Kerry

January 9, 2013

Free Preview Clip Ray McGovern, former CIA analyst, offers candid comments on Obama’s nominations of Hagel, Brennan, and Kerry; deplores prosecution of John Kiriakou. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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Attorney Jon Eisenberg Reluctantly Drops Appeal in Wiretap Case: President Can Break the Law with No Consequences

January 8, 2013

Free Preview Clip Attorney Jon Eisenberg and his legal team drop appeals, fearing Supreme Court could deliver worse ruling that would be a national precedent. Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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Bill of Rights Defender Shahid Buttar Talks About FISA Extension, NDAA Detention Law and Other Attacks on Our Rights

January 4, 2013

Free Preview Clip Shahid Buttar, Executive Director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, returns to talk about the latest assaults on our rights by Congress and the Obama administration.  Podcast: Play in new window | Download Podcast (channeltwo): Play in new window | Download

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