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Stone and Sjursen Part 4 - Ep 77

Airs at: Sat, 09/05/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 09/19/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Danny's final discussion with Oliver Stone is here!!!  The discussion includes how Oliver expressed his angst with his parents' divorce through the stories of Elias and Barnes in Platoon, boot licking war films (like Gladiator and Blackhawk Down) and their exceptionally nar... Read more

Mike Monetta, National Director of Wolf-PAC - Ep 76

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 6:30am - Mon, 09/07/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Mike Monetta, National Director for Wolf-PAC, stops by the podcast to discuss his organization’s vision of fighting money in politics amid a sea of political corruption, how progressives and those who align with them can find common cause, and how the American ideal of than... Read more

The buck does not stop here - the murder of Vanessa Guillen - Ep 75

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2020 at 6:30am - Wed, 09/09/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
The murder of Vanessa Guillen has struck a violent, but unsurprising chord among the progressive community, anti-war veterans as a whole, and the many victims of military sexual trauma, as the activist reaction, given the high violent crime rate at Ford Hood, is to demand s... Read more

Badges Beyond Borders w/ Stuart Schrader - Ep 74

Airs at: Sat, 08/15/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 08/22/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Stuart Schrader stops by the podcast to discuss his book, "Badges Without Borders: How Global Counterinsurgency Transformed American Policing", along with the recent protests against police brutality, the massive changes in policing that came out of the fight for civil righ... Read more

The Hanford Plaintiffs:  Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice

Airs at: Thu, 08/06/2020 at 11:00am - 12:00pm
  The Cascadia Film Arts Festival:  Living in a Nuclear Landscape introduces Trishia Pritikin's book:  The Hanford Plaintiffs:  Voices from the Fight for Atomic Justice, with the help of Karen Dorn-Steele, former investigative journalist from Spokane Spokesman Review, and ... Read more

Stone & Sjursen Part 2 - Ep 72

Airs at: Sat, 08/01/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 08/08/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Part 2 of Danny's discussion with Oliver Stone is here!!!  Danny and Oliver discuss differences between their combat experiences, the unabashed hero worship of modern military movies, the productions of Platoon and Salvador, the all volunteer force, and much, much more.  A ... Read more

Stone & Sjursen: The Unbearable Violence of Being American - Ep 71

Airs at: Tue, 07/28/2020 at 5:45pm - Tue, 08/04/2020 at 11:45pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
(click here to see the video version of this episode.) America's military industrial complex and multiple presidential administrations have funnelled several generations of soldiers through unwinnable wars from Vietnam to Afghanistan and Iraq seemingly without qualms. What... Read more

National Priorities: Defunding the Military

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Laurie Mercier interviews Ashik Siddique, a research analyst for the National Priorities Project at the Institute for Policy Studies, working on the federal budget and military spending, and examining how militarized U.S. domestic and foreign policy threatens efforts to ... Read more

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 27, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/27/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
  Frann Michel hosts this episode, which features these segments: COVID 19 and the next pandemic:   Bill Resnick interviews Mike Friedman, a microbiologist and epidemiologist, on COVID 19 and what would be needed in a public health system that could save the country. Book... Read more

Race, the Military and the Police

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews David Cortright, warrior for peace, writer and Vietnam War veteran. David wrote the classic book Soldiers in Revolt on the organizing and achievements of the GI anti-war movement. They discuss Trump’s ordering the U.S. military into U.S. cities inclu... Read more