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“Two years ago the FBI focused on a suspect with a far-fetched scheme—right as it stopped tracking the Boston Marathon bomber.” That’s the subhead of Trevor Aaronson’s latest piece at Mother Jones, entitled How the FBI in Boston May Have Pursued the Wrong “Terrorist”. You might remember Trevor from our episode “The Terror Factory”, based […]

At the end of last year, Project Censored published their yearly top 25 censored stories list. Well, Number 4 caught our eye pretty fast: “4. FBI Agents Responsible for Majority of Terrorist Plots in the United States The Federal Bureau of Investigation has embarked on an unusual approach to ensure that the United States is […]

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 […]

On the anniversary of 9/11, we cover a variety of stories, and get a visit from Henry Schoenberger to talk about the possible impending failure of the investigation / prosecution of the Wall Street debacle. About our guest: Henry Schoenberger is a Cleveland entrepreneur, financial specialist, writer and author of How We Got Swindled by […]

If you’ve been listening to the EWRS for any length of time, you know how we’ve been riding the “Fast and Furious” case. Katherine Eban has penned an investigative piece for Fortune magazine – “The truth about the Fast and Furious scandal” that for some, seems to turn the whole story on it’s head. Or […]

Regular listeners to our broadcast know – we have repeatedly made the point that the war on drugs doesn’t work – nor has it ever.  Tonight, Mike and Mark speak with Dr. Oliver Villar, co-author of “Cocaine, Death Squads, and the War on Terror: U.S. Imperialism and Class Struggle in Colombia”, who has spent over […]

Tonight, we cover the latest in the Whitey Bulger Story with T.J. English and Richard Stratton – plus, we get the lowdown from Leslie Kean on a startling UFO event – caught on camera by multiple people in multiple locations. We’ll give you the show links first this week, as there’s a LOT of guest […]

Those who have been listening to us for any length of time have heard our broadcasts on Fast and Furious and the House of Death. Well… Mike’s on a crusade to get someone thrown in jail – and who can blame him?  Here are a couple of headlines: U.S. troops deployed to the US/Mexican border […]

Is the Iranian assassination plot against a Saudi Diplomat a legitimate threat to national security, or yet another case of messy informant handling, or something else altogether? Plus – those who have been listening to us for any length of time have heard our broadcasts on Fast and Furious and the House of Death.  What […]

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 – […]