In 2013, Edward Snowden’s revelations of mass surveillance by the National Security Agency pointed to spying on a mind-bending scale. Journalist Pratap Chatterjee weights in on the connection between that mass data collection and drone warfare – and the state of surveillance and drone attacks five years on. Resources: Pratap Chatterjee and Khalil, Verax: The … Continued
Investigative journalist Pratap Chatterjee joins us for a deep dive into his graphic non-fiction book “Verax: The True History of Whistleblowers, Drone Warfare, and Mass Surveillance,” which reveals the dark underbelly of how the U.S. conducts the so-called War on Terror. Also, Ralph deconstructs Donald Trump’s State of the Union address.
Donald Trump has wrapped up his 12-day tour of Asia in the Philippines where he met with his counterpart Rodrigo Duterte. Duterte has launched a bloody war on drugs in the Philippines that has empowered police and vigilantes to kill thousands of people suspected of drug use or sales. On our show today we’ll turn … Continued
Is Greece in, or out, of the EU? Is that really the right question? Greek voters decide the fate of their government, among other things, on Sunday. PLUS: the SF Mime Troupe’s 56th season opens this weekend, with “Freedomland”. And Wes Nisker and Nina Wise in performance. With host Kris Welch.