Emily Yates, a former Army public affairs specialist and member of Iraq Veterans Against the War, discusses her “truth in recruitment” campaign to teach vulnerable students the reality of life in the military before recruiters can fill their heads with lies.
Jason Leopold, investigative reporter for Vice News, discusses what the FOIA documents he obtained say about the CIA’s “Salt Pit” black site prison in Afghanistan where Gul Rahman was tortured and died of hypothermia in 2002; and the FBI’s ongoing criminal investigation of Hillary Clinton.
Gareth Porter, an independent investigative journalist and author of Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare, discusses why the Obama administration is favoring al-Qaeda’s main Syrian ally Ahrar al-Sham, and refusing to defy regional allies by backing a Syrian ceasefire.
Derek Johnson, Global Zero’s executive director, discuses his organization’s efforts to create a world without nuclear weapons, and the challenges awaiting the next president on arms control and the nuclear “hair-trigger” posture with Russia.
Mark Weisbrot, author of Failed: What the “Experts” Got Wrong about the Global Economy, discusses why Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff is being impeached; and the IMF’s weakening influence in “middle income” countries across Latin America.More Interviews
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