Monthly Archives: November 2009

Alternative Radio with David Barsamian

Dahr Jamail – GI Resistance (lecture) At Nuremberg the plea of, “I was just following orders” was not accepted by the tribunal. That raises the question: What are soldiers to do when faced with orders they know to be against international law and basic morality? Today, reports of U.S. troops refusing orders, of active duty […]

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Iraq War Veteran on a Mental-Health Mission

Chuck Luther, who served 12 years in the military, is a veteran of two deployments to Iraq, where he was a reconnaissance scout in the 1st Cavalry Division. The former sergeant was based at Fort Hood, Texas, where he lives today. “I see the ugly,” Luther told Truthout. “I see soldiers beating their wives and […]

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National Radio Project Interviews Dahr Jamail

From the National Radio Project: Will the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan ever end? And when they do, how will we measure victory? For journalist and author Dahr Jamail, who’s reported from Iraq and the middle east extensively since 2003, both wars have already been lost. And it’s only getting worse. On this edition, we […]

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Sarah Palin Makes Another Fraudulent Claim About Alaska

As former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin launches her national book tour, a former consultant questions more specifics from her record as governor. Palin, the former running mate to Sen. John McCain during the 2008 presidential elections, continues to claim that she effectively protected Alaska’s environment, but a national academies peer review panel has blasted her […]

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