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Barack Obama

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Current law and practice regarding the writ of habeas corpus, the right to challenge detention; preventive detention; secret sites; Guantanamo and Bagram Air Base; extraordinary rendition; targeting of American citizens for assassination; surveillance and infiltration of political groups; Miranda. Listen
Interview with economist Michael Hudson on Obama's State of the Union Speech and its economic consequences; the reappointment of Federal Reserve Chairman, Ben Bernanke. Listen
We discuss the possible civil liberties implications of Obama's West Point speech, and an historic parallel between Woodrow Wilson and Barack Obama. Most of the program focuses on the arrests and detention of so-called "homegrown terrorists" including Najibullah Zazi, the Bronx Bombers, the Fort Dix Six, the Liberty City 7 (aka the Miami Haitians), the... Listen
Discussion of Obama's West Point speech; the escalation of the wars in Central Asia, specifically Pakistan and Uzbekistan; what the war policy is and why; who are the Taliban?; Blackwater and black ops; India and Kashmir. Listen
The administration's 2010 budget will entail the most drastic curtailment in public spending in American history, leading to social havoc and the potential impoverishment of millions of people. Defense spending and bank bailouts will consume all government revenue resulting in fiscal collapse that will lead to the privatization of the state. Listen
Today we define the crisis; discuss the Federal Reserve; the steps that ought to be taken; the Troubled Asset Recovery Program or TARP; foreclosures; the administration's Stimulus Package; the "bad bank" concept under Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, Larry Summers, Paul Volker and Austan Goolsbee; the upcoming budget, the Fiscal Responsibility Summit; and what lies ahead... Listen
Joe Biden's enigmatic Seattle campaign speech; geopolitical strategy of the new administration; war and peace with particular focus on Obama's political appointments of Secretary of Defense, Head of the Joint Chiefs, National Security Advisor, and Ambassador to the United Nations. Listen
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