Harvard Law Prof. Larry Lessig on Mayday Project to Elect People to Fix Corrupt Campaign Funding

August 13, 2014

Free Preview Clip Professor Lawrence Lessig of Harvard Law talks about his Mayday project, using a SuperPAC to elect candidates who will work for real campaign finance reform. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Middle East Expert Mohammed Ayoob Talks About Iraq, Gaza, and the Impacts of the Arab Spring

August 8, 2014

Free Preview Clip Michigan State’s Prof. Mohammed Ayoob comments on Obama’s military action in Iraq, the renewed fighting in Gaza, and his new book, Will the Middle East Implode? Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Blockbuster Exclusive: Investigative Reporter Beau Hodai Reveals Much About “Stingray” Surveillance

August 6, 2014

Free Preview Clip Investigative journalist Beau Hodai returns to share his detailed report on “Stingray” cell site simulators that scoop up call data on thousands of innocent Americans, and are used in ways that appear to violate the Constitution and deceive judges, prosecutors and defendants.   Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Prof. Juan Cole Analyzes Israel-Gaza War, and Talks About His Book, “The New Arabs”

August 1, 2014

Free Preview Clip Professor Juan Cole of the University of Michigan, respected Middle East commentator, goes in-depth on the Israeli war on Hamas, and talks about his fascinating new book, The New Arabs: How the Millenial Generation is Changing the Middle East. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Journalist Jason Leopold Talks About CIA Torture “Review” and Brennan’s False Statements

July 31, 2014

Free Preview Clip Jason Leopold, an independent investigative reporter who freelances for al Jazeera and Vice, updates us on the Senate report about CIA rendition, torture and detention and the news that CIA Director Brennan’s fiery comments in March, denying that  CIA improperly spied on Senate staffers, were false. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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al Jazeera Documentary “FBI Informants” Details 3 Outrageous Domestic Terrorism Cases

July 24, 2014

Free Preview Clip Journalist Trevor Aaronson was interviewed here in June, 2013 about his book “Terror Factory”; he now reports for al Jazeera, and returns along with Jeremy Young, senior producer in the investigations unit.  They talk about their powerful hour-long report, FBI Informants. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Author, Professor, Radio Host Peter Mathews Fights “Dollar Democracy”

July 18, 2014

Free Preview Clip Peter Mathews is professor of political science at Cypress College, has run for Congress 3 times, and has a new book out that focuses on corporate influence on our political system. Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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Courageous Reporter Max Blumenthal Reveals the Lies Netanyahu Used to Justify Crackdown on Hamas

July 10, 2014

Free Preview Clip As Israel’s assault on Gaza and Hamas continues, author and journalist Max Blumenthal returns to detail how top Israeli leaders suppressed the truth about the 3 kidnapped teens for 18 days and falsely blamed Hamas, so they could justify the brutal attacks on Hamas and Gaza. Podcast: Play in new window | […]

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State Dept. Whistleblower Peter van Buren Says US Should Stay Out of Iraq

July 8, 2014

Free Preview Clip Peter van Buren, author of We Meant Well and Ghosts of Tom Joad, talks about Iraq, Obama’s Kill-at-will memo, and much more… Podcast: Play in new window | Download

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On Vacation, Returning July 7

June 23, 2014

Your humble host has left his post for a fact-finding mission in his own backyard, northern California. I’ll be off the grid (except when I’m not) recharging body and mind with grape-based beverages, campfire cooking and good friends. I’m hosting my friends from Brazil, Alberto and Heloisa, on a tour of the Mendocino coast, Mt. […]

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