Wednesday, August 6, 2014

U.S. Torture and Hedge Funds

Demonstrator Maboud Ebrahimzadeh is held down during a 2007 simulation of 
waterboarding outside the Justice Department in Washington. (Reuters)
Rebecca Gordon
Why Do Americans Tolerate Torture

Rebecca Gordon argues that torture has become increasingly acceptable in the years since Bush and Cheney left office. David Swanson interviews Rebecca Gordon. Rebecca teaches in the Philosophy department at the University of San Francisco. Rebecca is an editor of WarTimes/Tiempo de guerras, which seeks to bring a race, class, and gender perspective to issues of war and peace.
Source: Talk Nation Radio: Rebecca Gordon on Mainstreaming Torture

Les Leopold
How To Make A Million Dollars An Hour

Francesca Rheannon interviews Les Leopold about "HOW TO MAKE A MILLION DOLLARS AN HOUR: Why Hedge Funds Get Away with Siphoning Off America’s Wealth".
Source: Les Leopold, HOW TO MAKE A MILLION DOLLARS AN HOUR, full interview

Download or Play Americans Tolerate Torture Part 1
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Download or Play Million Dollars An Hour Part 1
Download or Play Million Dollars An Hour Part 2

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