How has President Obama advanced the control of nuclear weapons after the Bush administration's failures to act? David Krieger is President of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation and the author of numerous books on nuclear weapons. He talks here with the Old Mole's Bill Resnick.
The Most Dangerous Man in America is a documentary directed by Judith Ehrlich and Rick Goldsmith. It explains what the Pentagon Papers were, traces how Daniel Ellsberg came to release them, and considers some of the consequences.
How does the State create the fear needed to justify its extreme security measures, and what does it cost us? Clayton Morgareidge comments on and reads from Tom Engelhardt's piece "The National Security State Cops a Feel" from the website of the American Empire Project. You can read this piece here, where you will find many links to related material.
Clayton Morgareidge hosts this Old Mole episode centering around war, weapons of war, threats of war, and the national security state. We hear from David Krieger, an expert on nuclear weapons and their abolition; from the Movie Moles about Daniel Ellsberg and the parallels with Julian Assange; from Larry Bowlden about a novel raising questions about war reporting; and, in a piece presented by Clayton, from Tom Engelhardt on the growth of the national security state.