04/07/14 Ray McGovern

Ray McGovern, a retired CIA officer turned political activist, discusses how the US intelligence community helped prevent military intervention in Syria; John Kerry’s repeated lies about the Sarin gas attack and an “unbelievably short war” scenario; Obama’s surprising resolve to defy the neoconservatives and the Israel lobby; and why the rift with Russia shouldn’t nix [...]

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04/07/14 Robert Blumen

Robert Blumen, an independent enterprise software consultant based in San Francisco, discusses his article “Say’s Law and the Permanent Recession” at Mises.org; the macroeconomic balance of supply and demand; Keynes’ thoughts on recessions and stimulus spending; the merits of social support in a kleptocratic economy; and Robert Higgs’ “regime uncertainty” theory.

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04/07/14 Seymour Hersh

Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Seymour Hersh discusses his article on the Pentagon’s skepticism about going to war in Syria following the Sarin gas attack in August 2013; evidence that the attack was carried out by Turkish-backed rebels, not the Assad government; and why Obama backed down on his “red line” in Syria after going full-bore [...]

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04/06/14 Todd E. Pierce

Major Todd E. Pierce, a former JAG defense attorney at Guantanamo, discusses why we’re all Cheneyites now; the post-Cold War US policy of military domination abroad and authoritarianism at home; why conservatives don’t really mind one-world government – so long as they’re in charge of it; and how the Law of War is displacing the [...]

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Gareth Porter Interview Series on His New Book Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare

Nearly six hours of audio in one file, now with fewer commercials! For those wanting to tackle the subject in a piecemeal fashion, here are the 10 individual parts of my interview series with Gareth Porter on his new book Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare: Part 1 Part 2 Part [...]

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