Military/Veterans

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

Old Mole Variety Hour for July 20, 2020

Airs at: Mon, 07/20/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Denise Morris hosts this episode of the old mole and includes, Race, the Military and the Police: 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 o... Read more

Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerry's) - Ep 70

Airs at: Sat, 07/11/2020 at 12:00pm - Sat, 07/18/2020 at 11:45pm
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Ben Cohen (of Ben & Jerry's) stops by the podcast to discuss his many philanthropic efforts, his long standing friendship with Bernie Sanders, his new project with Danny called the Eisenhower Media Network, his thoughts on police violence and Black Lives Matter, and even a ... Read more

Trump Administration's Navy deal with Saudi Arabia impacts Yemen's humanitarian crisis

Airs at: Mon, 06/29/2020 at 5:30pm - 5:45pm
Produced for Evening News, News In Depth
  Kathy Kelly is co-founder of Voices for Creative Nonviolence and just wrote the piece "Battleground States." She writes: "On Thursday, June 25th, President Trump’s re-election efforts took him to the 'battleground' state of Wisconsin, where he toured the Fincantieri Mari... Read more

Trump and the Military

Airs at: Mon, 06/22/2020 at 9:00am - 10:00am
Produced for Old Mole Variety Hour
Bill Resnick interviews Garett Reppenhagen, National Director of Veterans for Peace. They discuss how to stop Trump's efforts to stay in power and do it in part by enlisting the force of the U.S Military to suppress its own citizens. Listen to Pat Scanlon sing about Extremi... Read more

Memorial Day live stream (audio only) - Ep 69

Airs at: Fri, 06/19/2020 at 6:30am - Fri, 06/26/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
Memorial Day has become a holiday that is farcical and cheap; while it may honor deceased veterans in a NFL playoff game sort of way, what does all the fanfare and bright lights mean?  How do discounts at Home Depot or free meals at Applebee’s honor veterans?  If our nation... Read more

In memory of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor - Ep 68

Airs at: Sat, 06/13/2020 at 6:30am - Sat, 06/27/2020 at 12:00am
Produced for Fortress On A Hill
This week, we are reflecting on the murder of George Floyd at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer, along with the shooting murder of Breanna Taylor during a no-knock raid in Louisville; two deaths that shine a horrific, but common light on the reality of police brutal... Read more