Peter and Mickey open the program with a wide-ranging conversation with long-time social justice activist Medea Benjamin; the discussion covers topics from trade deals to drone warfare, as well as her latest project of trying to alert Americans about the human rights abuses committed by US ally Saudi Arabia. In the second half of the show, Peter and Mickey speak with nuclear-power whistle blower Arnie Gunderson, who recently returned from a visit to Fukushima, Japan; he warns that radioactive contamination is now pervasive in the Fukushima area, but the Japanese government is trying to avoid addressing the health issues.
Interview with Adam Weissman, organizer with Trade Justice NY Metro and Global Justice for Animals and the Environment this Wednesday at 10 AM ET in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.
David Murphy, Founder and Executive Director of Food Democracy Now! and Adam Weissman of Trade Justice NY Metro and Global Justice for Animals and the Environment will discuss how the trade deals like the TPP and TTIP will eliminate our access to healthy food choices.
Interview with Karen Hansen-Kuhn, Director, International Strategies at the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) about how trade deals rubber stamped via Fast Track will harm food and agriculture and degrade food choice.