This week on Talk Nation Radio, as we begin year number 20 of the U.S. war on Afghanistan that Obama pretended to end, Trump promised to end, and it seems every U.S. presidential candidate from here on out (including Trump again) will promise to end, we look at how exactly destroying Afghanistan got started
David Vine is Professor of Anthropology at American University whose books include Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World. David Vine’s latest book is called The United States of War: A Global History of America’s Endless Conflicts, From Columbus to the
This week on Talk Nation Radio: war and children. Our guest, Charles Busch, is the founder of Peace Village Global, and Fields of Peace. He is the author of Soft as Water – 50 Meditations on Peace, and of A Promise to Our Children:
This week on Talk Nation Radio: What sort of illness does U.S. politics have, and how can we heal it? Our guest is Abdulrachman El-Sayed, who is a physician, epidemiologist, public health expert, progressive activist, and author of HEALING POLITICS: A Doctor’s Journey into the Heart of Our Political
This week on Talk Nation Radio: Monopolies and what’s wrong with them and how to get rid of them. Our guest is Thom Hartmann, radio host and author extraordinaire, whose latest book is called The Hidden History of Monopolies: How Big Business Destroyed the American Dream — which has a
Lisa Savage is a longtime educator from Solon, Maine, currently running for U.S. Senate. In a life dedicated to public service, Savage has worked to make Maine and the United states more equitable, more peaceful, and more aware of the looming climate crisis.
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Host: David Swanson.
This week on Talk Nation Radio: Undoing Gerrymandering. Our guest is Brian Cannon, executive director of FairMapsVA — that’s VA for Virginia — the website is http://fairmapsva.org
The organization is working on the Vote Yes campaign for a redistricting reform amendment. Before leaving to
There is no new show this week, but all the past ones are available at http://talknationradio.org
This week on Talk Nation Radio: Billionaires and their ever-expanding billions. Our guest is Omar Ocampo, who is a researcher for the Program on Inequality and the Common Good at the Institute for Policy Studies. He is coauthor of the study, Billionaire Bonanza 2020: Wealth Windfalls, Tumbling Taxes