national security

November 25, 2013
National Insecurity: Cost of American Militarism by Mel Goodman

Mel Goodman’s “National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism”

November 21, 2013 - Segment 3 - We talk with Mel Goodman, Director of the National Security Project at the Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, and a former Soviet analyst at the CIA and the Department of State, about his new book National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism.
November 25, 2013
Jeremy Hammond

Hacktivist Jeremy Hammond Sentenced To 10 Years In Prison

November 21, 2013 - Segment 2 - We begin our show with a look at the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond. Hammond, who was involved with hacking the intelligence organization Strategic Forecasting in 2011, was sentenced earlier this week to 10 years in prison.
April 24, 2013
Police

Are We Trading Rights For Security?

April 24, 2013 - Segment 1 - Andrew O'Hehir, Salon.com staff writer, joins us to talk about his recent article "How Boston Exposes America's Dark Post-9/11 Bargain." O'Hehir argues that U.S. residents have traded their rights for alleged security, but in actuality have received neither in return.