Military/Veterans

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Project Censored celebrates 35 years as media watchdog

Airs at: Thu, 10/06/2011 at 12:00am
Theresa Mitchell of Presswatch and Per Fagereng of Fight the Empire co-host a special program with Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips of Project Censored to talk about the release of Censored 2012, which Celebrates 35 Years of Project Censored. In the last 35 years, the so-cal... Read more

Jess Goodell on her memoir: "Shade it Black: Death and After in Iraq"

Airs at: Fri, 08/19/2011 at 11:00am - 11:30am
Veteran's Voice Hosts Marvin Simmonss and Bill Bires interview Jess Goodell on her memoir "Shade it Black, Death and After in Iraq." In 2008, CBS' Chief Foreign Correspondent, Lara Logan, candidly speculated about the human side of the war in Iraq: "Tell me the last time yo... Read more

Stephen Glain: "State vs. Defense, the Battle to Define America's Empire"

Airs at: Thu, 08/18/2011 at 12:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Per Fagering hosts Stephen Glain, author of State vs. Defense,  the Battle to Define America's Empire,  described as a masterful account of how sixty years of American militarism created the Cold War, fanned decades of unnecessary conflict, helped to fuel Islamist terror, a... Read more

Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues

Airs at: Fri, 08/05/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Produced for Radiozine
Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Veterans for Peace spoke with Stacy Bannerman, creator and producer of "Homefront 911: Military Family Monologues," a project of the Sanctuary for Veterans and Families. Also on the program are Tamara Rosenleaf, who wrote two of the monologu... Read more

Susan Lindauer, author of "Extreme Prejudice: The Terrifying Story of the Patriot Act and the Cover Ups of 9/11 and Iraq"

Airs at: Thu, 08/04/2011 at 12:00am
Presswatch is on break this week. Instead Chris Andreae interviews Susan Lindauer, a former Congressional staffer who served as a U.S. Intelligence Asset covering Libya and Iraq at the United Nations, as a back channel on matters of anti-terrorism from 1993 to 2002. In the ... Read more

Talk Radio on 06/24/11

Airs at: Fri, 06/24/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Host Per Fagereng interviews Professor Zaher Wahab and journalist Gareth Porter about Afghanistan, Obama's announcement about troops there, and the future of the country. Zaher Wahab is Professor of Education at Lewis and Clark College and a native of Afghanistan. Dr. Waha... Read more

Bob Chenowith, former prisoner of war in Hanoi, pt 2: Experiences in prison

Airs at: Fri, 05/20/2011 at 10:00am - 11:00am
Host Marvin Simmons of Northwest Vets for Peace interviews Bob Chenoweth who was a prisoner of war in Hanoi for five years and a member of the Peace Committee while in prison. Members of the Peace Committee were deeply affected by their combat experiences and as a result re... Read more

How does American-style permanent-war resemble the warfare of European monarchs centuries ago?

Airs at: Thu, 05/19/2011 at 9:30am - 10:00am
Produced for Fight the Empire
Host Per Fagereng speaks with historian and retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel William J. Astore about his latest TomDispatch post in which he takes up permanent-war, American-style, and its eerie similarity to “enlightened” wars fought by European monarchs centuries ago.... Read more

Talk Radio on 01/14/11

Airs at: Fri, 01/14/2011 at 8:00am - 9:00am
Produced for Wednesday Talk Radio
Host Per Fagereng speaks with William Hartung, Director of the Arms and Security Initiative at the New America Foundation. They'll discuss William Hartung's new book, Prophets of War, an exposé of America’s largest military contractor, Lockheed Martin. When President Dwigh... Read more

Returning vets at risk for suicide--a challenge to mental health care in the armed forces

Airs at: Fri, 12/17/2010 at 11:00am - 11:30pm
Hosts Northwest Vets for Peace discuss suicide among veterans returning from Afghanistan and Iraq. They also feature an interview from the Talk Nation Radio show with 1st Infantryman Jeff Hanks who went AWOL to avoid redeployment to Afghanistan. Hanks had a panic attack at ... Read more