Trump prepares to announce military action in Syria; HU students reach deal to end protests; Facebook's Zuckerberg meets with Congress.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Rick Sterling, an investigative journalist and member of the Syria Solidarity Movement, and Jana Nakhal, an independent researcher and a member of the central committee of the Lebanese Communist Party.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discuss reports of the latest chemical attack to occur in Syria, this time in the city of Douma. Occurring just days after President Trump indicated a desire to exit Syria, what impact will this event have on the Trump administration's Syria policy moving forward?
Our final topic, picked by you, dear listeners, earlier in a poll on our Facebook page, is “Syrian Peace: Tying Up Loose Ends”, focusing on what comes next for the embattled Arab Republic.
Palestine's March of Return descended into bloodshed after Israel shot scores of unarmed protesters that advanced towards the border, pouring fuel on the fire of what might turn out to finally be the Third Intifada that's been talked about for a few months already.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Joe Lauria, a journalist, political commentator, and author of the book "How I Lost, By Hillary Clinton," and Alexander Mercouris, the editor in chief of The Duran.
The inaction of the Mexican authorities to the massive caravan of Central American migrants that's snaking through their country en route to the US is being seen by Trump as evidence that the DACA deal is doomed.
NYPD kill unarmed Saheed Vassell; the life of CLR James; the role of poetry in political movements; Ex-Guatemalan strongman Montt dead at 91.
An Italian living in Moscow talks on a personal level about living in Russia. Italians and Russians share a lot of cultural markers, not only on the level of 'high culture' but also on very human levels. Naturally, there are some things that they do not see eye to eye on, but nothing that cannot be overcome by using common sense.
On this episode of Fault Lines, guests join hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discussing the rising international tensions including tariff wars and the escalating expulsion of diplomats over the Skripal incident. What are the real risks of heightened tensions among Russia, China, the US, and Europe?
China swiftly responded to Trump’s tariffs with economic restrictions of its own, signaling that the trade war is here to stay and is bound to continue heating up in the future.
Will Brazil's Lula go to jail?, "Ghana First" movement sparks after US military deal, CVE's targeting of young Muslims and people of color.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Kevin Gosztola, a writer for Shadowproof.com and co-host of the podcast Unauthorized Disclosure, and Paul Wright, the founder and executive director of the Human Rights Defense Center and editor of Prison Legal News and Criminal Legal News.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan discuss the meeting between Erdogan, Putin, and Rouhani yesterday in Ankara, Turkey. How will this meeting affect the conflict in Syria, and what strategy will the Trump administration pursue in the war-torn country?
Perhaps one of the most significant events of recent times in Asia was the visit by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un to China on March 25 to meet with President Xi Jinping. The big question is why? Bryce Swerhun, a researcher at the City University in Hong Kong joins the program.
50th Anniversary of Dr. King's Death, Maya Angelou's 90th Birthday Observed, Satire as a political weapon, and HU protests continue.
On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Dr. Jared Ball, a professor of communication studies at Morgan State University, the author of “I MiX What I Like: A MiXtape Manifesto,” and you can find his writings at www.IMixWhatILike.org.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Garland Nixon and Lee Stranahan will discuss the clash of priorities in the USA. The right and left agree that the establishment “over class” is blocking populist solutions, but may not always agree as to which solutions are best.
This week John Wight is joined by author and journalist Max Blumenthal to discuss the recent actions taken by Israeli authorities against unarmed Palestinians in Gaza, as they ask when we will see an Israeli state held to account...
Teachers Strike in Oklahoma and Tennessee; The changing face of movements; King's Teaching Legacy; Shuklin leaves Veterans Affairs.
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