Since the US invasion after 9/11, opium has become the base of the Afghanistani economy. In the first segment, Alfred McCoy, author of the Politics of Heroin: CIA Complicity in the Global Drug Trade provides insight into the overwhelming power of opium in that war. In part two, Burt speaks with Merle Ratner of the Vietnam Agent Orange Relief and Reponsibility Campaign about the continuously exploding bomb of Agent Orange and efforts to help the generations of victims.

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