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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 […]

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 […]

In The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder, legendary prosecutor Vincent Bugliosi presents a tight, meticulously researched legal case that puts George W. Bush on trial in an American courtroom for the murder of nearly 4,000 American soldiers fighting the war in Iraq. Bugliosi sets forth the legal architecture and incontrovertible evidence that President […]

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 […]

American citizen Robert Levinson disappeared in Iran a year ago during a March 8-9, 2007 business trip to Kish Island. Mr. Levinson’s wife Christine, his son and sister-in-law visited Iran in December in an effort to gather information about his disappearance and press the Iranian government on his case. While the Iranian authorities guaranteed the […]

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 Celerino Castillo – Vietnam Vet and Ex-DEA agent – to talk about torture, the sorry state of the justice system and the “war on drugs”. Listeners will want to check out the article on waterboarding referenced in the show, by Federal Judge Evan Wallach. About the Guest: […]

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 […]