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Antiwar Radio: Alex Kane

Alex Kane, frequent contributor to the blog Mondoweiss, discusses his article “How Your Tax Dollars Fuel the Hatred of Muslims;” the Islamophobes “training” law enforcement agencies that Muslims are their enemies, Islam is a terrorist religion and Sharia law is coming to take over the US; the questionable involvement of local cops in fighting terrorism, which is essentially a foreign policy problem; Israel’s interest in perpetuating a negative view of Muslims and Arabs; and how the US government shows more allegiance to Israel than its own Muslim citizens – the consequence of a foreign policy that is unwaveringly supportive of Israel.

April 25 – Today on Antiwar Radio

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Andy Worthington, Alfred McCoy, Alex Kane

Today on Antiwar radio with Scott Horton:

Andy Worthington will be on to discuss the latest Wikileaks revelations on Gitmo.

Background:

  • Read the Guardian series here
  • Read the NYT series here

Bio: Andy Worthington is a British freelance investigative journalist, author and filmmaker, specializing in Guantánamo and the “War on Terror,” but also covering revolutionary movements in the Middle East, and UK politics. He writes regularly for newspapers and websites including the Guardian, Truthout, Cageprisoners, and the Future of Freedom Foundation. He also write occasionally for the Daily Star, Lebanon, the Huffington Post, Antiwar.com, CounterPunch, AlterNet, and ZNet.

His website – http://www.andyworthington.co.uk/ – is one of the top 100 world politics blogs, was archived by the British Library in January 2011, and receives around 250,000 page views every month.

Alfred McCoy will be on to discuss his latest piece, Washington on the Rocks: An Empire of Autocrats, Aristocrats, and Uniformed Thugs Begins to Totter

Bio: Alfred W. McCoy is professor of history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a TomDispatch regular, and author most recently of the award-winning book, Policing America’s Empire: The United States, the Philippines, and the Rise of the Surveillance State. He has also convened the “Empires in Transition” project, a global working group of 140 historians from universities on four continents.

Alex Kane will be on to discuss his latest piece How Your Tax Dollars Fuel the Hatred of Muslims.

Bio: Alex Kane is a blogger and journalist for the Indypendent, a free New York City-based newspaper, and a frequent contributor to the blog Mondoweiss. His work has appeared in Electronic Intifada, Common Dreams, Palestine Chronicle, Red Pepper (UK), and Extra!. His blog is http://alexbkane.wordpress.com/.

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