"The War Drums Beating Against Bradley Manning, Iran and Women"
Marjorie Cohn, Law Professor/ Author, explores the impending court martial of Bradley Manning and poses the question of whether he is a hero or a traitor. Cohn declares him a hero and points to the hypocrisy of Manning facing charges while bona fide war criminals go free.
Robert Parry, Journalist, talks about the importance of learning from the past and the Wikileaks documents-- the Weapons of Mass Destruction lie to justify the war against Iraq - to get a better
understanding about what these same documents point to in terms of a similar build up for war against Iran today.
Amanda Marcotte, writer/blogger/ activist, discusses the unprecedented assault against women and reproductive rights that marked 2011.