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Antiwar Radio: Steven Greenhut, Gene Berkman, and John Seiler

Steven Greenhut, Gene Berkman and John Seiler, friends and coworkers with the late Alan Bock, discuss Alan’s life and legacy; his libertarian roots dating from the late 60s; his advocacy of free market environmentalism; and his consistently good-humored nature – in contrast to the typical cantankerous libertarian – during a writing career dedicated to freedom and anti-interventionism.

May 20 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Gene Berkman, John Seiler, Phil Giraldi, Christopher Anders

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton.

In continuation of our tribute to Alan Bock, Gene Berkman and John Seiler will both be on to discuss the impact of Bock’s work on the libertarian movement.

Background:

Bios: John Seiler has been an editorial writer with The Orange County Register for 19 years. He is also is the managing editor of CalWatchDog.com. Owner of the legendary Renaissance Books bookstore in Riverside. In 1972 he helped found the Libertarian Party in California.

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Phil Giraldi will be on to discuss Obama’s speech as it relates to Israel. Read Giraldi’s latest here.

Background:

Bio: Phil Giraldi Is a former “counter-terrorism” specialist and military intelligence officer of the United States Central Intelligence Agency and a columnist and television commentator who is the Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, a group that advocates for more even handed policies by the U.S. government in the Middle East. Giraldi served the CIA for eighteen years in Turkey, Italy, Germany, and Spain and speaks those nations’ languages.

He has written columns on terrorism, intelligence, and security issues for The American Conservative magazine, Huffington Post, and Antiwar.com and op-ed pieces for the Hearst Newspaper chain. He has been interviewed by Good Morning America, 60 Minutes, MSNBC, FOX News, National Public Radio, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the British Broadcasting Corporation, al-Jazeera, al-Arabiya and other outlets. During the 2008 presidential primaries, Giraldi served as a foreign policy adviser to Ron Paul.

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Christopher Anders will be on to discuss the new Congressional measure to sanction extreme war powers. Read about it here.

Bio: Christopher Anders is senior legislative counsel in the ACLU’s Washington Legislative Office.

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May 19 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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John Feffer, Mark Sheffield, Angela Keaton, Steven Greenhut

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton.

Mark Sheffield will be on to discuss his latest piece, Screwing the Swedes: Lockheed vs. SAAB. Read it here.

Bio: Mark Sheffield runs the Policy on Point blog.

John Feffer will be on to discuss Afghanistan. Read his latest here.

Bio: John Feffer is the co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is the author of several books and numerous articles. He has been a Writing Fellow at Provisions Library in Washington, DC and a PanTech fellow in Korean Studies at Stanford University. He is a former associate editor of World Policy Journal. He has worked as an international affairs representative in Eastern Europe and East Asia for the American Friends Service Committee. He has also worked for the AFSC on such issues as the global economy, gun control, women and workplace, and domestic politics. He has served as a consultant for Foreign Policy in Focus, the Institute for Policy Studies, and the Friends Committee on National Legislation, among other organizations.

Angela Keaton will be on to discuss how you can help support Antiwar.com. See how you can help here.

Bio: Angela Keaton is the Development Director for Antiwar.com

Steven Greenhut will be on to disuss the sad passing of Alan Bock.

Background:

Bio: Steven Greenhut is director of Pacific Research Institute’s Journalism Center, which was launched d in January 2010 to provide in-depth news coverage of California government, with a focus on uncovering waste, fraud and misuse of taxpayer dollars. Most recently, Greenhut was senior editorial writer for the Orange County Register in Santa Ana, Calif. He is a frequent contributer to LewRockwell.com

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Antiwar Radio: Alan Bock

Alan Bock, senior editorial writer at the Orange County Register and regular Antiwar.com columnist, discusses the escalating drug-related violence in Mexico, how the Prohibition regulatory framework idled by the 21st Amendment found a second life policing marijuana use, the allure of black-market profits and the counterproductive and predictable results of the war on drugs.

Antiwar Radio: Alan Bock

Alan Bock, senior editorial writer at the Orange Country Register, discusses how Alan Greenspan’s easy-money policy created a war bubble concurrent with the housing/consumer spending bubble, the unfortunate historical victory of Hamiltonian central banking over the Jeffersonian decentralized model, Afghanistan’s well-earned reputation as the graveyard of empires and the merits of a South Africa style truth and reconciliation commission for the Bush administration.

Antiwar Radio: Alan Bock

Alan Bock, senior editorial writer at the Orange Country Register, discusses how Alan Greenspan’s easy-money policy created a war bubble concurrent with the housing/consumer spending bubble, the unfortunate historical victory of Hamiltonian central banking over the Jeffersonian decentralized model, Afghanistan’s well-earned reputation as the graveyard of empires and the merits of a South Africa style truth and reconciliation commission for the Bush administration.

Alan Bock on Antiwar Radio: YouTubed

My pal Zooey has done a great job on this one:

Part 1, 2, 3, 4.

By the way, notice that now in the middle column all the new Antiwar Radio YouTubes are posted automagically.

Subscribe to Antiwar Radio’s YouTube channel. We have 200 so far. Which I think is pretty good.

Antiwar Radio: Alan Bock

Alan Bock, author of the weekly column Eye on the Empire for Antiwar.com, discusses the question of whether the U.S. will attack Iran, the hurdles put up by the military brass to the neocons, the dismal shape of the military, the likely disaster to unfold in the event of war, William Odom, the shaky relationship between Russia and the U.S., how Russia may react to an attack on Iran and the debacles of American intervention throughout Africa.

Antiwar Radio: Alan Bock

Alan Bock, senior editorial writer at the Orange County Register and author of the regular column “Eye on the Empire” for Antiwar.com, discusses the media sycophants who got it wrong, why we got it right, the military’s resistance to Cheney’s war with Iran, how Somalia was before the American-Ethiopia invasion, the case against the central state, the counterproductive and unwinnable “war on terror,” John McCain’s militarist mindset, and the bogus excuses for staying in Iraq and the personal cowardice of the AEI crowd.

January 15, 2005 – Alan Bock

Scott talks with Alan Bock about the lack of accountability in the Bush Administration, the endless violence/destructive course of war, and the ingrained impossibility of a sustained occupation of Iraq. The rest of the show. Audio Stream
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