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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Bookstore_GorsuchCohn.mp3The right wing depends for its power on people not reading. Books have always been subversive. They lead to critical thinking. On the first part of this show, Ken Gloss,  proprietor of the internationally renowned Brattle Book Shop talks about

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/IntelDisobedience.mp3“Just following orders” is no defense. In a democracy we assume that individuals in society will take personal responsibility and disobey immoral commands. But as many experiments have shown, people rarely question orders from authorities. Our guest on this show

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Most of us believe what we were taught in elementary school: that enslaved blacks were freed by the Civil War. The truth is far grimmer. In this gripping discussion (recorded during Obama’s term) Douglas Blackmon, author of Slavery by Another

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/TillersonFoE.mp3Is America merely a conduit for corporate wealth? Is the earth merely for exploiting without care? Trump’s designate to be secretary of state, Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson is all that an more. Though the job of SoS is about

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/NatlSecurityState.mp3In addition to the three thousand lives, what else did we lose on 9/11? America’s founders wisdom carries well across a quarter millennium but the mission creep of the National Security State threatens that balance. Some see it as a

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/YoungWarComplete.mp3They call it “youth development programs.” Seven hundred million of our tax dollars are being used to lure kids into the schools-to-soldier pipeline. The mainly poor students are presented the image of exciting video games, which millions of kids love.

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/MilitaryMadness.mp3Gregory Foster is a decorated Vietnam vet who teaches at National Defense University. He is dedicated to an efficient and effective defense of our country and argues what we most need to achieve that end is a demilitarization of the

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/SandersForeignRealist.mp3From the point of view of foreign policy and pentagon insiders, the candidate with the most realistic platform to ensure our national security is Bernie Sanders. Guest Robert English, former Pentagon insider and expert on Russia and the USSR, explains

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/01%20Iran_Saudi%201_16%201.mp3On January 2, 2016, our great ally, the Saudi government, cut the heads off 47 prisoners, including the revered Shia cleric Nimr al-Nimr. Shiite Iran was none too pleased. Tensions between them are at an all time high. Guest on

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/HMSchool.mp3Is there a worse crime than child abuse? Is the complicity by knowing adults just as bad? Is there something about the very nature of authoritarianism in schools? Guest on this show lived through an atmosphere of abuse in a

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/RiseOctober_TPPNow.mp3For decades police have gotten away with murder. Thanks to cell phones, today they’re getting caught. And they are fighting back, actually threatening such people as Quentin Tarantino. On the first half, guest Travis Morales of Rise Up October and

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Broken%21.mp3In their chilling and intense new novel Broken! , authors Michael Kearns (who taught “enhanced interrogation”) and Ronald Solomon, former TV producer and creator, paint a vivid picture of a world only slightly different from today, filled with swarms of

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It started out so promising: peaceful revolutions for self-determination. From Tunisia through Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and of course Syria. Now Tunisia is the only stable secular democracy, and on this show author and professor Rebecca Gordon sheds light on

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/ArabSpringRedux.mp3It started out so promising: peaceful revolutions for self-determination. From Tunisia through Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and of course Syria. Now Tunisia is the only stable secular democracy, and on this show author and professor Rebecca Gordon sheds light on

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It started out so promising: peaceful revolutions for self-determination. From Tunisia through Egypt, Libya, Bahrain, Yemen, and of course Syria. Now Tunisia is the only stable secular democracy, and on this show author and professor Rebecca Gordon sheds light on

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/KissingerGrandin.mp3Perpetual war is now widely accepted. Henry Kissinger’s unique apparently amoral approach to assertion of his and America’s power still casts a shadow on America, both domestically and across the world. This new book: Kissinger’s Shadow, The Long Reach of

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/TurkeyISIS.mp3A hundred were killed in a peaceful rally in Ankara: who did it and why? It seems to have been ISIS, which our ally, the Erdogan government of Turkey, is actually helping. meanwhile our enemy, Putin’s Russia is helping to

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/GalbraithSyriaIraq.mp3Despite the fact that the US inadvertently created ISIS and is still arming the wrong people, and despite the fact that the US and Russia seem to be on opposite sides, Ambassador Peter Galbraith argues the region is on a

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Prisons%201.mp3As the worlds number one jailer,  Americans are finally starting to pay attention to our unique mass incarceration. Author James Kilgore knows about the issue from the inside. His new book is Mass Incarceration: A People’s Guide to the Key

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/SaudiMedea.mp3Republican presidential wannabes fall over themselves to see who can hate Iran the most. And of course, ISIS is despicable. Yet with all their state run beheadings and human rights abuses, somehow Saudi Arabia remains America’s best Arab ally. Guest

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/RabbivsZionism%28Ortho%29.mp3Most of the world seems to think that the State of Israel and Judaism are one and the same. They are not. Where Judaism is thousands of years old and lived for peace with Muslims and Christians in what Rabbi

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It was a sneak attack on December 7, 1941, of course. But what yanked traditionally isolated Japan into the militaristic imperialist century? Largely hidden, but exceptionally significant, is a cruise into the Pacific in the summer of 1905. Using his

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/CIA_Bernie.mp3It was forty years ago, and what have we learned? In the wake of public outcry over government spying on citizens, in 1975 Senator Frank Church led an investigation into abuses and the threat on our fourth amendment. Dick Cheney

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/IntelDisobedience.mp3“Just following orders” is no defense. In a democracy we assume that individuals in society will take personal responsibility and disobey immoral commands. But as many experiments have shown, people rarely question orders from authorities. Our guest on this show

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/CharlestonPoole.mp3Banishing the Confederate flag from public buildings might make some of us all feel as if we’ve done something to stop racist violence. But given how easy it is for right wing politicians to do it, will the gesture really

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/Ukraine5_21.mp3Did you know the US has some 300 troops on the ground there? That makes Moscow very nervous. Did you know about waves of political assassinations by the government we support? And that the European Union is not happy with

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http://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/48358971/PerrymanViet50.mp3Who cares if the government keeps lying about Vietnam? It was 50 years ago, let’s just forget it. Problem is the effects are very much with us to this day. And the Pentagon is spending $65 million of your money

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It was 45 years ago May 4th and the powers that be still have reason to keep the truth about Kent State hidden. One part one, Laurel Krause whose sister Allison was gunned down at age 19. She talks about

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