Global Affairs

Memorial Day live stream (audio only) - Ep 69

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Memorial Day has become a holiday that is farcical and cheap; while it may honor deceased veterans in a NFL playoff game sort of way, what does all the fanfare and bright lights mean?  How do discounts at Home Depot or free meals at Applebee’s honor veterans?  If our nation... Read more

In memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor - Ep 68

Airs at: Sat, 06/13/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 06/27/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This week, we are reflecting on the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, along with the shooting murder of Breanna Taylor during a no-knock raid in Louisville; two deaths that shine a horrific, but common light on the reality of police brutal... Read more

Larry Wilkerson - Ep 67

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 6:30am - Tue, 06/16/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Powerful.  That’s how I’d describe today’s episode.  A deep dive into the mind of COL(R) Larry Wilkerson, his career as a U.S. Army officer to include combat in Vietnam, his close professional relationship with Colin Powell, his time at the State Department during the Bush ... Read more

Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance - Ep 66

Airs at: Fri, 06/05/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/12/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Kevin Zeese of Popular Resistance stops by the podcast to discuss his path to becoming an activist during protests in the 60’s and 70’s, what he’s learned from Ralph Nader, police brutality and militarization, Kevin’s long standing work on the Vietnam war and Venezuela, and... Read more

Gareth Porter - Ep 65

Airs at: Thu, 05/28/2020 at 2:00pm - Thu, 06/11/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Gareth Porter stops by the podcast to discuss his long standing work on the Vietnam war, his thoughts on COVID-19 via the USS Theodore Roosevelt along with his previous work on the 1919 flu epidemic, the terrifying connections between Mike Pompeo and Bibi Netanyahu, and Isr... Read more

News update for 5/22/20

Airs at: Fri, 05/22/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
  The Washington Post this week reports that Oregon Republicans’ new US Senate nominee is a QAnon supporter who believes in a deep state conspiracy against President Donald J Trump. Jo Rae Perkins on Tuesday won the GOP’s nomination to run against Sen. Jeff Merkley in Nov... Read more

News Update for 5/20/20

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The World Health Organization today announced that the past twenty four hours have seen the most new infections in a one-day period since the coronavirus pandemic began. The global health body said 106,000 new cases of infections of the novel coronavirus had been recorded ... Read more

News Update for 5/18/20

Airs at: Mon, 05/18/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Daily News Headlines
The top story this afternoon, The Chinese province of Jilin has put 108 million people into lockdown after 34 new cases of Coronavirus were discovered, resulting in one death.  Government officials have closed schools in addition to stopping busses and trains from leaving t... Read more

Thinking Outside The Box

Airs at: Wed, 05/20/2020 at 12:00am - 12:30am
Produced for Century Of Lies
The COVID crisis is having a particularly deadly impact within the criminal justice system. Unfortunately systems are slow to change, institutional inertia and the unwillingness of policymakers to do the right thing - quite literally a deadly combination. On this week's Cen... Read more

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz - Ep 64

Airs at: Sun, 05/17/2020 at 6:30am - Mon, 05/25/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, legendary activist and author of An Indigenous People’s History of the United States, stop by the podcast to discuss her journey to studying and writing about indigenous history, how COVID-19 is impacting Native American communities, and her experience... Read more