The May 1 edition of Warrior Connection was a discussion with the widow of a warrior who comitted suicide revealing the problems they faced as they were abandoned by the military and the VA leading up to her husbands suicide and the resulting lingering problems the widow and her children face. This extraordinary brave widow offers insight and suggestions on how to prevent another tragedy and how to cope after suicide of a loved one affected by war.
And now, Argentina. President Obama yesterday added Argentina to his foreign-policy foray into the region, having first spending three days in Cuba to seal his commitment to normalize relations with the Communist state after 57 years of hostilities that reached the brink of war.
Listeners continue with their assessment of the significance of Obama’s Cuba visit and direct appeal to its government and people and, with Argentina added to his itinerary, what they make of the president’s hemispheric foreign-policy-fix-it tour.
Two interviews, re:
The danger of US. Military bases overseas; and: Why most Americans don’t care about “Collateral damage”.
The November 15 edition of WARRIOR CONNECTION pre-recorded on November 11, 2015 VETERANS DAY was a discussion on the meaning or war and the consequences we all face resulting from our participation.
Two Guests (one in Kabul) on Life and Death in Afghanistan.
The Manly Art
Refugees seek asylum/ The Virgin Mary appears
The 40th Anniversary of The Fall of Saigon… Who cares!?
This week’s program offers two perspectives on global capitalism and permanent war. Sociologist William Robinson makes the case that the present state of capitalism may be a “systemic crisis,” something not seen in centuries. Then peace advocate Kathy Kelly relates her experiences, from Afghanistan to US prisons, and refutes the notion of”humanitarian war.”
William Robinson teaches Sociology at UC Santa Barbara. Kathy Kelly is the founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence.
Updates on UK elections, crisis’s long-term effects, Kansas demonizes the poor, and the mustard-ketchup economic war. Responses to listeners on child-support economics and car production moving to Mexico. Major discussions: capitalism and war – a history, new stages of Cuban socialism and US Cuba-policy, the high stakes of Greece’s economic situation.
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