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Trump Administration's Navy deal with Saudi Arabia impacts Yemen's humanitarian crisis

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Kathy Kelly is co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and just wrote the piece "Battleground States." She writes: "On Thursday, June 25th, President Trump’s re-election efforts took him to the 'battleground' state of Wisconsin, where he toured the Fincantieri Mari... Read more

Defunding War & Cops

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the long history of efforts to defund the post-... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for June 29, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Frann Michel hosts and we hear these pieces: Laurie Mercier talks with Michael Brenes, Lecturer in History at Yale University and author of the forthcoming For Might and Right: Cold War Defense Spending and the Remaking of American Democracy, on what we can learn from the ... Read more

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

Presswatch on 06/18/20

Airs at: Thu, 06/18/2020 at 9:00am - 9:30am
Produced for Presswatch
Have you been subject to tear gas?  You have been poisoned by lead and chromium compounds.  Tune in, get the facts,  and consider that public interest lawsuit now! 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

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

Rebecca Gordon and American Nuremberg - Ep 63

Airs at: Fri, 05/08/2020 at 6:30am - Wed, 05/13/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Rebecca Gordon, a TomDispatch regular and author of American Nuremberg: The Officials Who Should Stand Trial for Post 9/11 War Crimes, stop by the podcast to discuss torture and moral injury in the post 9/11 world, her experiences in Nicaragua and South Africa, how past pre... Read more

Robert “Bob” Scheer - Part 1 - Ep 61

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 6:30am - Wed, 04/29/2020 at 11:45pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Robert “Bob” Scheer, famed journalist, interviewer, activist, and editor-in-chief of TruthDig.com, stops by the podcast to discuss his career, his interviews with American presidents from Nixon to Clinton, and his radio show / podcast Scheer Intelligence.  Here is part 1 of... Read more