WORT FM host Patty Peltekos speaks with journalist Jeremy Scahill, author of several books on US foreign policy and national security. His latest book is The Assassination Complex: Inside the Government’s Secret Drone Warfare Program.
In the 21st century, warfare more often looks like drones in the air than troops on the ground. Public resistance to drone warfare has been minimal, likely in part because drones help avoid American casualties. Dr. Jessy Ohl of University of Mary Washington argues that it’s more than that — rhetoric about contemporary warfare is […]
The Madison anti-drone campaign kicks it into high gear this spring. Mary Beth Schlagheck talks to the Monday Buzz about planned actions coming up at Volk Field, her upcoming trial date for civil disobedience and more.
On November 8, Typhoon Haiyan made landfall in the Philippines, bringing it with it winds up to 230 miles per hour, and a storm surge over 13 feet high. The death toll in the Philippines is expected to reach over 2,300, with millions displaced from their homes. Typhoon Haiyan comes hot on the heels of […]
Big Brother is watching you… from the sky. Shahid Buttar and Nadia Kayyali, from the Bill of Rights Defense Committee, explain more and also have some ideas to keep the drones at bay.
Jan Miyasaki, was joined by Bret Coughmen of the National Security program at the American Civil Liberties Union, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013. Jan Miyasaki is the Wednesday host at the 8 0’Clock Buzz. Last week the ADC appeals court rejected the CIA’s secrecy claims in the ACLU’s targeted killing freedom of information lawsuit. Listen […]