The Teetering Empire

Listen to Scott’s interview with Chalmers Johnson stream download mp3   Chalmers Johnson, author of Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire and Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic, and the guest on my March 26 radio show [stream] [download mp3], spent decades as what he now calls a … Continue reading “The Teetering Empire”

Who’s Afraid of John Bolton?

Listen to Scott’s interview with Tom Barry stream download mp3 George Bush’s nomination of John Bolton to be U.S. ambassador to the United Nations has provoked a storm of controversy, setting off cries of “loose cannon!” and “unilateralism!” from the more internationalist of the American interventionists. Currently undersecretary of state for arms control and international … Continue reading “Who’s Afraid of John Bolton?”

The End of the Right to Counsel?

Listen to Scott’s interview with Elaine Cassel stream download mp3   What if the government arrested you on terrorism charges? What if your lawyer was afraid to zealously defend you (as required by the Model Rules)? What if your lawyer was so afraid, he wouldn’t even tell you that he wasn’t able to zealously defend … Continue reading “The End of the Right to Counsel?”

Bush Keeps Fueling the Fire

Listen to Scott’s interview with Eric Margolis stream download mp3 When Seymour Hersh last appeared on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show, he explained the administration’s foreign policy agenda to host Jon Stewart. After noting that this agenda was the work of the “neoconservatives, the Wolfowitzes, the people who work at the Pentagon, the civilians,” and … Continue reading “Bush Keeps Fueling the Fire”

Man, Technology and State

  Listen to Scott’s interview with Brian Doherty stream download mp3     It’s clear at this point in the history of our nation that the national government is not limited in any serious way by the restrictions placed upon it in the Constitution. The limited republic envisioned by the founders has given way to … Continue reading “Man, Technology and State”

Torturing Our Sovereignty

One issue raised in my Feb. 19 interview [stream] [download] of the coincidentally named Scott Horton, director of the International League of Human Rights, was that certain crimes, particularly war crimes, are subject to prosecution by any nation. That is, when the people of a criminal state refuse to hold the individuals in charge accountable … Continue reading “Torturing Our Sovereignty”