“Henry A Wallace Natl’ Security Forum” archives

Jul 31 2015

Anand Gopal on Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

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GUEST: Anand Gopal is the author of No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes. He served as an Afghanistan correspondent for The Wall Street Journal and The Christian Science Monitor, and has reported on the Middle East and South Asia for Harper’s, The Nation, The New Republic, Foreign Policy, and other publications.

*This segment was originally broadcast on July 7, 2015.

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Jul 31 2015

Noam Chomsky on Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

GUEST: Noam Chomsky, is a legendary political analyst, professor emeritus of linguistics at MIT, author of over 100 books.

*This segment was originally broadcast on June 30, 2015.

The issue of “National Security” is constantly invoked by politicians and the media as justifications for war and surveillance. Since the September 11th attacks, the US has launched endless wars that have ironically made us less safe and built an unprecedented network …

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Jul 16 2015

Stephen Kinzer on Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

GUEST: Stephen Kinzer, journalist, academic, and veteran New York Times foreign correspondent. He is a visiting scholar at the Watson Institute for International Studies at Brown University. He has written many books including Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change From Hawaii to Iraq.

As part of an on-going series of interviews for the Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum, we turn today to Stephen Kinzer to explore the history of US …

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Jul 14 2015

James Bamford on the Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

GUEST: James Bamford, Documentary Producer at PBS and author of several books including The Shadow Factory: the Ultra-Secret NSA from 9/11 to the Eavesdropping on America.

As part of an on-going series of interviews for the Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum, we turn today to James Bamford to explore how the NSA got so powerful. The NSA began in absolute secrecy and has remained that way most of …

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Jul 09 2015

Heidi Boghosian on the Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

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GUEST: Heidi Boghosian, a lawyer and executive director of the A.J. Muste Memorial Institute. She also co-hosts the weekly radio show Law and Disorder, on Pacifica Radio’s WBAI in New York, and is a blogger for the Huffington Post. Her new book is called Spying on Democracy, Government Surveillance, Corporate Power, & Public Resistance.

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Jul 02 2015

Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz on Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

GUEST: Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz is an American-Indian activist and scholar, whose latest book is An Indigenous People’s History of the United States.

The issue of “National Security” is constantly invoked by politicians and the media as justifications for war and surveillance. Since the September 11th attacks, the US has launched endless wars that have ironically made us less safe and built an unprecedented network of intrusive surveillance. Today, as part of …

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Jun 25 2015

Linda Bilmes on Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

GUEST: Linda Bilmes, is a Lecturer at Harvard University focusing on public policy, budgeting and public finance

The issue of “National Security” is constantly invoked by politicians and the media as justifications for war and surveillance. Since the September 11th attacks, the US has launched endless wars that have ironically made us less safe and built an unprecedented network of intrusive surveillance. Today, as part of an on-going …

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Jun 23 2015

Glenn Greenwald on Henry A. Wallace National Security Forum

GUEST: Glenn Greenwald, author of No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA and the US Surveillance State, and founding editor of the new media outlet, The Intercept.

The issue of “National Security” is constantly invoked by politicians and the media as justifications for war and surveillance. Since the September 11th attacks, the US has launched endless wars that have ironically made us less safe and built an unprecedented network …

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