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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 – […]

In light of the now decade-long war in Afghanistan, and the rapid-fire political and societal changes sweeping through the world, it helps to understand how we got here… what forces played a part in setting it up – and continue to exert their influence to this day. Elizabeth Gould and Paul Fitzgerald have been writing […]

“Despite the new controversy over whether a global CIA “hit team” ever went operational, there has been public evidence for years that the Bush administration approved “rules of engagement” that permitted executions and targeted killings of suspected insurgents in Iraq and Afghanistan.” The above from Robert Parry’s piece Bush’s Hit Teams at consortiumnews.com. Tonight, Mike […]

How some troops are being “supported”. Tonight, we speak with Retired Army Colonel Ann Wright about this simply disgusting story. From her April story on CommonDreams: “The Department of Defense statistics are alarming — one in three women who join the US military will be sexually assaulted or raped by men in the military… But, […]

How Defense Hawks Hijacked 9/11 and Weakened America We’ve all heard of Eisenhower’s famous warning about the military industrial complex (video below). Tonight, Mike and Mark speak wtih Robert Scheer about his devastating book on the subject of militarization, and its’ effect on society. About the Guest: Robert Scheer has built a reputation for strong […]

Was Col. Ted Westhusing’s death in Iraq something more sinister than suicide? “Since last March, when I wrote a story about the apparent suicide of Col. Ted Westhusing in Iraq, I had believed there was nothing else to write about his tragic death. But in December, I talked to a source in the Department of […]

This week, Mike and Mark are joined by Robert Young Pelton, author of “Licensed to Kill – hired guns in the war on terror.” About the Guest: Author and filmmaker, Robert Young Pelton is known for overcoming extraordinary obstacles in his search for the truth. He has made a career of bypassing the media, border […]

27-year veteran CIA analyst and author of “Neoconned Again”, on intelligence “failures” and the war on terrorism. Ray McGovern’s career as a CIA analyst spanned 27 years—from the administration of John F. Kennedy to that of George H. W. Bush. Ray’s responsibilities at the CIA included chairing National Intelligence Estimates and preparing the President’s Daily […]