Flashpoints

Flashpoints – Military recruitment up as the economy plummets and unemployment soars at record levels

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Military recruitment up as the economy plummets and unemployment soars at record levels, we speak to an Iraq war and occupation veteran and also a youth organizer who are on a nationwide tour, speaking out in high school classrooms against militarism and recruitment; also, an impassioned speech by Berkeley City Councilmember Max Anderson during last night's city meeting focusing on UC Berkeley torture professor John Yoo; JR and the Block Report feature an in-depth interview with a Congolese scholar and activist as discusses the deadly results of Western colonialism in his country and across the African continent; and the Knight Report.

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