Wednesday, February 27, 2008

Review of War Part 3: Conversation with Dr. Andrew Bacevich

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Excerpts from upcoming Winter Soldier Hearings, March 13 - 16, 2008 near Washington, DC.

Dr. Andrew Bacevich is professor of international relations at Boston University specializing in American Diplomatic and Military History, U. S. Foreign Policy, Security Studies. Our conversation ranges from his views on America's change in direction since the Cold War, the current War on Terror, the rich intellectual heritage that is being ignored in today's debates.

Learn more about the intellectuals mentioned by Dr. Bacevich:
Randolph Bourne, Reinhold Niebuhr, and William Appleman Williams.

Friday, February 22, 2008

February 25: Conversation with Dr. Michael Parenti

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An in depth conversation with America's preeminent political analyst, Dr. Michael Parenti, spanning a range of topics from the human and financial costs of War on Terror, how The People are duped by our leaders, and why most of us aren't bothered by any of it....

4 non-blondes: What's going on?

Friday, February 15, 2008

Robert Darr on Afghanistan: A Voice for Representation

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Robert Darr, author of Spy of the Heart has been traveling to and from Afghanistan since the 1980s. He learned the languages, read the classical literature, worked with local leaders and refugees. His perspective is based on, as we say, "facts on the ground." But, the actual, human, day-to-day facts, not those sold by the mindset who brought Afghanistan the Duran Line. Nor the mindset that is trying to insert western-style democracy into a culture that has had a form of democracy for over a thousand years.

Hear why, unless the Afghan majority has a representative voice in the Afghan government, America and NATO will have a continuing negative presence there....

Saturday, February 9, 2008

Review of War - Part 2: Military Families & IVAW's Jason Moon

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The second edition of our series Review of 5 Years of War as the nation heads toward the 5th anniversary of the War on Terror.

Author Jane Collins discussed her book, For the love of a soldier, presenting a series of voices of American military families.

Jason Moon, former volunteer in Wisconsin National Guard then sent to combat in Iraq, presents his testimony for IVAW's upcoming Winter Soldier Hearings.

Raising Sand Radio will cover the hearing from March 13 - 16. Stay tuned....

Sarah Thomson, "Is it for freedom?"

Sunday, February 3, 2008

A Review of 5 Years of War - Part 1

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Raising Sand Radio heads towards the 5th anniversary of war and terror by reviewing the human and financial cost, by lining up events you can participate in for the anniversary on March 19, and by interviewing those who have participated in war or against war.

Part 1 travels back to Baghdad in 2004 where Claudia Lefko interviews ordinary Iraqis trying to get by under the increasingly harsh occupation.

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