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SUBVERSIVES

The FBI’s War on Student Radicals, and Reagan’s Rise to Power “In 1977, The Daily Californian, Berkeley’s student paper, filed a Freedom of Information Act request for documents bearing on FBI surveillance in Berkeley during the 60’s and early 70’s. In 1981, Seth Rosenfeld, then a Daily Cal reporter, started reading those files that the […]

Ripped off!

If you heard our show last week, you already know how outraged we were after reading our guest E. Henry Schoenberger‘s book – and how his outrage brought him to write it in the first place. Well, tonight, Henry returns to talk more about “How We Got Swindled by Wall Street Godfathers, Greed & Financial […]

How We Got Swindled

So, like dozens of times before, we’re faced with the same situation… massive fraud and criminality that results in huge profits for some, and prosecutions for pretty much nobody – but in this case, it has also led our country into what our guest E. Henry Schoenberger says is absolutely a depression. How did we […]

This Week – Support WBAI

Since 1996, we’ve been doing this for nothing.  We couldn’t have done it without WBAI. Tonight, we feature some of our favorite guests and topics from over the past year.  While you may only listen to our show via the web – the show itself would not be possible were it not for WBAI-FM – […]

The Fence

If you listen regularly, you know we’ve spent a great deal of time covering Mexico and the U.S. Border. The killing along the northern border of Mexico now rivals the statistics in any war.  Our leaders have decided on the building of a wall, almost 2,000 miles long, that has already cost our taxpayers hundreds […]

PLUNDER – The Crime of Our Time

Plunder: The Crime of Our Time is a hard-hitting investigative film by Danny Schechter. The “News Dissector” explores how the financial crisis was built on a foundation of criminal activity uncovering the connection between the collapse of the housing market and the economic catastrophe that followed. The film opens with the conviction of Ponzi King […]

Howard Bloom Returns

For those who have heard him previously, either on or off of our airwaves, you know what a powerhouse thinker he is – and tonight’s show just proves the point even more. Tonight – a rollicking conversation with Howard Bloom about war, intelligence, history and the future of energy. About the guest: Howard Bloom, a […]

The Genius of the Beast

Howard Bloom returns… “The first decade of the twenty-first century gave the Western World one skull-cracking slap after another. The Great Crash of 2008, the downing of New York’s World Trade Center, the implosion of major corporations like General Motors, Chrysler, Merrill Lynch, and Citibank, and the growth of China to superpower status–these were wakeup […]

The Last Days of Democracy

How Big Media and Power-Hungry Government are turning America into a Dictatorship Tonight, we speak with Elliot D. Cohen about his startling book, why people aren’t seeing what’s going on, and how the country is being damaged by it. About the Guest: Elliot D. Cohen, Ph.D. is an ethicist, media critic, and political analyst. He […]

Jam Packed

The Election, an alleged McCain assault and a HOD update and MORE… Tonight, we speak with Robert Parry from Consortium News about the election, candidates and more, Elliot D. Cohen about an alleged John McCain assault on the family of a POW, and Bill Conroy from Narco News about the latest in the House of […]