Talk Nation Radio: John Lindsay Poland on U.S. Guns in Mexico

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-john-lindsay-poland-on-us-guns-in-mexico.

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John Lindsay-Poland is a writer, activist, researcher and analyst focused on human rights and demilitarization, especially in the Americas. From 1989 to 2014 he worked for the Fellowship of Reconciliation as coordinator of the Task Force on Latin America and the Caribbean, as research director, and founder of FOR’s Colombia peace team. From 2003 to 2014, he edited a monthly newsletter focused on Colombia and U.S. policy, Latin America Update. Previously he served with Peace Brigades International (PBI) in Guatemala and El Salvador, and co-founded PBI’s Colombia Project in 1994. He now works for the American Friends Service Committee. His work focuses mostly on stopping arms sales to Mexico, including a massive gun deal between Sig Sauer and the Mexican military; and on police demilitarization in California.

You can check out afsc.org/stoparms and johnlindsaypoland.com.

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Total run time: 29:00
Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: Hyun Lee on Prospects for Peace in Korea

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-hyun-lee-on-prospects-for-peace-in-korea.

Hyun Lee is a New York City-based writer and activist.  She is a member of the Solidarity Committee for Democracy and Peace in Korea. She is also a Korea Policy Institute fellow and a member of Nodutdol for Korean Community Development. Find her work also at ZoomInKorea.org.

Total run time: 29:00
Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: John Washington: We Need a Whistle-Blower in U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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John Washington is a writer and translator based in Arizona. His most recent translation, A History of Violence, about Central American politics, was published by Verso Books in 2016. He writes regularly for The Nation and In These Times. We discuss his recent articles on U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and the Nation’s appeal for a whistleblower.

Read Washington’s articles:
https://www.thenation.com/authors/john-washington

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http://www.thenation.com/tips

Find John Washington on Twitter at @jbwashing

Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: Deirdre Enright on Freeing Innocent People from Prison

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Deirdre Enright is director of investigation for the University of Virginia Law School’s Innocence Project Clinic. Enright previously worked at the Virginia Capital Representation Resource Center, where she represented clients and consulted on cases in all stages of capital litigation, with primary focus on federal and state post-conviction proceedings and Supreme Court certiorari review. After graduating from the University of Virginia Law School in 1992, Enright worked as a staff attorney at the Mississippi Capital Defense Resource Center. We discuss the work of freeing innocent people from prison.
 
Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: Dale Brumfield on the State of Virginia's History of Murder

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Dale Brumfield is an Adjunct English Professor and the author of seven books. His last two, Richmond Independent Press (2013) and Independent Press in D.C and Virginia: An Underground History (2015) were both nominated for Library of Virginia Literary Awards in nonfiction. Dale is a weekly history columnist for the Staunton News Leader, and is a frequent contributor to Richmond Magazine, Style Weekly and North of the James magazines. His work has also appeared in the Richmond Free Press, Richmond Times-Dispatch and USA Today. His next book, a history of the Virginia Penitentiary, will be published fall, 2017. We discuss the history of state murder in Virginia.

See http://dalebrumfield.net

Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: Dennis Kucinich on Opposing War on Syria

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Dennis Kucinich is an internationally renowned champion of diplomacy and peace. His distinguished career in public service dates back to 1969 and spans councilman, clerk of courts, Mayor of Cleveland, Ohio State Senator, 8 term Member of US Congress and 2-time Democratic candidate for President of the United States. We discuss U.S. warmaking in Syria.
See
http://kucinich.com
http://facebook.com/denniskucinich

Total run time: 29:00

Talk Nation Radio: Vijay Prashad on U.S. war making

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talk-nation-radio-vijay-prashad-on-us-war-making

Vijay Prashad is Professor of International Studies at Trinity College in Hartford CT. He is the author of over twenty books, most recently The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution. He reports regularly for Frontline and The Hindu (India), BirGün (Turkey) and Alternet (United States). He is the Chief Editor of LeftWord Books (New Delhi). We discuss his recent articles on George W. Bush, Trump, Syria, Iraq, and attacks on U.S. immigrants.

Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: Jay James on an alternative to prison for addicts

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Jay James is the assistant director of Bridge Ministry. We discuss an alternative to incarceration.
 
 
Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: William Geimer on Why Canada Should Stay Out of Other People's Wars

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William Geimer, author, peace activist, is a veteran of the U.S. 82d Airborne Division and Professor of Law Emeritus, Washington and Lee University. After resigning his commission in opposition to the war on Vietnam, he represented conscientious objectors and advised peace groups near Ft. Bragg NC, once representing Jane Fonda, Dick Gregory and Donald Sutherland in negotiations with police. A Canadian citizen, he lives with his wife near Victoria, British Columbia where he is a member of the Vancouver Island Peace and Disarmament Network. He is the author of Canada: The Case for Staying Out of Other People’s Wars and serves as advisor on policy issues of peace and war to Elizabeth May, Member of Parliament and Leader of the Green Party of Canada.
 
Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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Talk Nation Radio: Ellen Schrecker on McCarthyism Then and Now

https://soundcloud.com/davidcnswanson/talknationradio-20170315

Ellen Schrecker is a retired professor of American history at Yeshiva University and a leading authority on McCarthyism. Her books include Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America and No Ivory Tower: McCarthyism in the Universities. We discuss the history of McCarthyism and its current manifestations.

See: https://www.ellenschrecker.com

Total run time: 29:00

Host: David Swanson.
Producer: David Swanson.
Music by Duke Ellington.

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