A Warrior Against the Wars: A Conversation with Iraq War Veteran Ethan McCord
Talking about Two Different Occupations - Wall Street and Iraq
Raymond Lotta (Communist Political Economist & writer for Revolution Newspaper); Larry Everest, author, Oil, Power and Empire: Iraq and the US Global Agenda; Dwayne Booth/Mr. Fish, cartoonist.
"The Fog of War and Occupation, the Lies that Feed It and the Courage to Resist - Libya, Iraq and Palestine"
Maximilian Forte, Prof at University of Concordia, Montreal, challenges the notion that the NATO-fueled war in Libya is a victory for the Libyan people and lays bare the top ten myths in the war against Libya.
Robert Parry, journalist, Consortiumnews.com, hammers down on the top political pundits in the US media who created public support for the wars crimes committed by the US in the invasion of Iraq and examines the impact all this had on today.
Weekly radio show from WRFU-LP, Urbana, IL. This edition was recorded the morning of 27 November, using Skype, and edited for broadcast that evening.
We started with a detailed discussion of the state of the agreement between the "Iraq security agreement" between the USA and Iraq. We move on to discussion of calls for diplomacy with Iran. We progress to examine Obama's appointments, so far, dealing with foreign policy and economics.
The original audio contains some digital artifacts at points, due to being recorded on Skype, but is suitable for broadcast.
This week the focus of our show was the DNC, with Bob reporting live from Denver. However, we managed to fit in reports from Gaza and a world news bulletin, before connecting up with Bob.