Host Lisa Loving speaks with Tom Engelhardt, author of "The American Way of War: How Bush's Wars Became Obama's." Tom Engelhardt created and runs the TomDispatch.com website. He is the author of "The End of Victory Culture."
Discussing "Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Case
Host Theresa Mitchell interviews Tod Fletcher, who worked on the new book Cognitive Infiltration: An Obama Appointee's Plan to Undermine the 9/11 Conspiracy Case, by David Ray Griffen, the preeminent expert on the events of September 11, 2001. In Cognitive Infiltration, Griffin dissects Harvard Obama appointee and Constitutional Law Professor Cass Sunstein's controversial 2009 essay and proposal for "cognitive penetration" of the 9/11 Truth Movement.
Lies, damn lies and export statistics: A conversation about the impact of free trade agreements on our communities
President Obama recently announced plans to push through the Korea Free Trade Agreement immediately after the November election. This latest agreement is part of the president's stated goal of creating new jobs through a doubling of the nation's exports. Fair trade advocates say the Korea Free Trade Agreement is just more of the Bush-Clinton trade policy that has resulted in local job loss, erosion of environmental safeguards and the transfer of more wealth and power to Wall Street.
Andrew Yeh had an opportunity to speak with historian and author Judy Yung about her new book Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America.The book was published in commemoration of the Angel Island Immigration Station's 100th anniversary.