In our first hour… A look at how the world’s religious leaders teach us about war, and how we apply the lesson. We’ll talk with Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and author Chris Hedges ("Losing Moses on the Freeway: The Ten Commandments in America"); Muslim thinker and theologian Hamza Yusuf, founder of the Hayward, CA-based Zaytuna … Continued
The U.S. Military, Special Forces, and the Rise of the Rumsfeld Doctrine. Joining us: Cindy Williams, Principal Research Scientist of the Security Studies Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and author, Holding the Line: U.S. Defense Alternatives for the Early 21st Century (MIT Press 2001) and Filling the Ranks: Transforming the U.S. Military Personnel … Continued
A special three hour program … In hour one… On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee grilled Attorney General Alberto Gonzales about the Bush Administration’s warrantless surveillance activities. KPFA devoted that day to special coverage. We’ll recap, play highlights and have commentary by Elizabeth de la Vega, former assistant US attorney, and Clarence Lusane, professor of … Continued
Bush calls it his "Terrorist Surveillance Program" Critics call it warrantless domestic spying. Call it what you will, the Senate Judiciary Committee is holding hearings on the Bush-authorized surveillance activities of people in the United States by the National Security Agency. Joining us: New York Times Reporter and author (State of War, The Free Press) … Continued
In our first hour…Convicted. Served decades behind bars. Cleared on DNA evidence. Life after prison for America’s exonerated. Guests include: Lola Vollen, co-editor of the new book, Surviving Justice: America’s Wrongfully convicted and Exonerated and Jessica Sanders, Director, and co-writer and co-producer of the new documentary film, After Innocence. In our second hour…Pesticide testing — … Continued
Big Brother Really IS Watching You… A look at the Bush Administration’s unauthorized domestic surveillance program. Commentary on Representative John Conyers’ Congressional hearings on surveillance, and a listen to Al Gore’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day speech slamming Bush for breaking the law.