Sunday, October 24, 2010

Are these the last days of the American Republic?

Scott Horton interviews Chalmers Johnson

Chalmers Johnson, author of "Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic". He discusses the enormous and expanding U.S. defense budget amidst a general economic collapse, the army of defense lobbyists ready to fight against any spending cuts. This is about 23 minutes.
Source: Scott Horton interviews Chalmers Johnson on February 05, 2009


Scott Horton interviews Fred Branfman

Fred Branfman, author of the article "5 Million Iraqis Killed, Maimed, Tortured, Displaced" discusses the false assertion that Iraqis are "better off" now than under Saddam Hussein, and the ongoing class war in America (that the billionaires are winning) and why holding elections does not qualify Iraq as a democracy. This is about 29 minutes.

Source: Scott Horton interviews Fred Branfman on July 01, 2010


Scott Horton interviews Eric Margolis

Eric Margolis, foreign correspondent and author of "War at the Top of the World" and "American Raj", discusses how the Afghan election failed to confer any legitimacy to the government and was a total waste of time and money, and the incredible hubris of the "government in a box" strategy for pacifying Marja and the stealthy U.S. occupation of Pakistan. This is about 20 minutes.
Source: Scott Horton interviews Eric Margolis on September 21, 2010


Environmentalist and author Bill McKibben sat down with David Letterman on the Late Show to discuss climate change and the actions desperately needed to confront it. This is about 12 minutes.
Source: From September 01, 2010, 350.org's Bill McKibben on David Letterman: Put Solar on the White House

Music includes Johnny I Hardy Know You, Earth Anthem, I am not a number, The Galaxy Song, We are the champions




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