Listen to the new episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Journalist Kevin Gosztola (@kgosztola) joins the show to discuss the Bradley Manning hearing and journalist Mike Elk (@mikeelk) reports 9/11 mistakes are being repeated in the Hurricane Sandy clean-up effort. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t lead [...]
Listen to the new Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Citizen Radio reflects on 9/11, Jamie’s wisdom tooth adventure, Obama’s jobs speech, and answers some mail about guns. Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit http://wearecitizenradio.com to sign up and support media that won’t lead you to war!
Remember how the movement to ban Muslims from gathering in Lower Manhattan is really a movement to preserve the sanctity of titty bars protect the hallowed shrine of Ground Zero, and is not – at all!- tied to Islamophobia? Yeah: Imam Abdullah Salem arrived at the Madera Islamic Center on Tuesday to find a pair [...]
The swift regression of the Republicans from an oppositional political party into a mob of screaming infants during the Khalid Sheikh Mohammed trial preliminaries has been well documented by Salon’s Glenn Greenwald. The right’s typical accusations of “traitor!!” and “Al-Qaeda lover!!11″ — directed at anyone attempting to defend the civil liberties that Habeas corpus grants to every [...]
Alternet (h/t Jeremy Scahill) The following is part of a talk delivered by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh at the University of Minnesota last night. For a full report, go here. “After 9/11, I haven’t written about this yet, but the Central Intelligence Agency was very deeply involved in domestic activities against people they thought to be [...]
Frank Rich We like our failed presidents to be Shakespearean, or at least large enough to inspire Oscar-worthy performances from magnificent tragedians like Frank Langella. So here, too, George W. Bush has let us down. Even the banality of evil is too grandiose a concept for 43. He is not a memorable villain so much [...]