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Burt Cohen

Israel & PalestinePodcast

It used to be only the most extreme in Israel advocated expulsion of its Arab citizens from their homes. On this edition of Portside, Burt Cohen talks with University of California foreign policy analyst Conn Hallinan about the new, more widely accepte…

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Should Americans expect real change in military and foreign policy under Obama?
George McGovern thinks there are reasons to be hopeful.

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Far from being ended by the war against the South, slavery became more widespread and brutal after the Civil War. And it continued until World War II. (You can also listen to the full hour interview with Douglas Blackmon.)

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Drug WarPodcast

Is America finally starting to emerge from the dark ages of the drug war? On this segment, Burt speaks with author Charles Shaw regarding new scientific inquiries into possible psychological benefits of the controlled use of LSD and other psychedelic d…

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He put Charles Manson in jail. In a new book, VINCENT BUGLIOSI tells why George W. Bush should be prosecuted for murder.

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Former Nixon White House strategist KEVIN PHILLIPS talks about his new book: “Bad Money; Reckless finance, Failed Politics and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism.”

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Did Franklin Roosevelt miss a chance to scare the Nazis off? Burt talks with author DOMINIC TIERNEY about his new book “FDR and the Spanish Civil War.”

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Everyone knows the South was defeated in its effort to secede from the north. But on today’s Portside, Burt Cohen talks with Louisiana’s DONNIE KENNEDY, a leader of what’s called the League of the South. While he is on the political right, at a recent …

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Everyone knows the South was defeated in its effort to secede from the north. But on today’s Portside, Burt Cohen talks with Louisiana’s DONNIE KENNEDY, a leader of what’s called the League of the South. While he is on the political right, at a recent …

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KIRKPATRICK SALE, head of a new separatist think tank, explains why secession from the Union is an idea whose time is coming again.

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