Iven Hale hosts today's show featuring analysis of US military action in the Middle East as well as the music of, and a movie about, Portland based singer-songwriter Elliot Smith.
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It's so obvious that the "War on Terror" cannot possibly accomplish what it claims to be its goals that either those who are running the war are utter fools, or else their goals are quite different from what they say they are. David Mizner explores the most likey unstated purposes of the war in a piece on the Jacobin Magazine website. Here Clayton Morgareidge lays out the main points. 8:11 minutes (5.62 MB)
Joe Clement reads Dave Lindorf's biting critique of Eric Holder's role in serving the ruling elite as Attorney General, a post which he is resigning from to go back to serving as a corporate lawyer. 6:07 minutes (5.6 MB)