April 29, 2005

We examine security issues in the “War on Terror,” including a particularly troubling lack of security at Penn Station in New York City, issues of border control, and the reliability of news coverage. Finally, we examine the ways in which concerns with security trump the ability of students to procure…

April 27, 2005

We talk to journalists in Lebanon and Italy about reactions on the ground in the two countries to some of today’s headlines. Also, Eva Barboni delves into the issue of civilian, Iraqi body counts. Finally, Rozina Ali speaks to a Swarthmore College linguistics professor, who recently returned from Iran. Listen…

April 25, 2005

Anne Kolker chats with a pair of members of the British House of Commons and finds that, though they share a party, they don’t see eye to eye on the war in Iraq. Then, Wren Elhai considers how American tax dollars are now being used to provide financial support to…

April 21, 2005

Tev Kelman brings us voices from both sides of the checkpoints in Iraq. We also hear from reporters who were embedded with the U.S. military in Iraq, and we explore the complications with this form of journalism. Finally, we investigate how the cultural divide between the United States and the…

April 19, 2005

Beth Redden takes a look at American poets who are putting their pens to work in order to express their views on the war in Iraq. Then, Rozina Ali speaks with three Afghani women with strong views on life in Afghanistan since the fall of the Taliban. We also hear…

April 15, 2005

While millions of Americans stress over their tax forms, a few have decided not to file for moral reasons. Maria Macia speaks with folks who don’t want their money being used to finance a war. Also, Mat Louis-Rosenberg delves into the case against government contractor Custer Battles (the name’s no…

April 13, 2005

Michael Drezner looks at the criticisms of the new National Intelligence Director John Negroponte. Then, Anne Kolker explores conscientious objecting and desertion. Finally, Jason Lissy investigates a student protest at CUNY. Listen now to this broadcast.

April 11, 2005

Eva Barboni examines American’s efforts to combat malnutrition in Iraqi children. She spoke with doctors from Colombia University and Baghdad’s al-Mustansiriya University and discussed the different approaches being taken to alleviate this problem. Also, we also hear from the director of HEAD, a program designed to fund programs for higher…

April 8, 2005

Smita Ghosh talks to a conscientious objector who served at the infamous Abu Ghraib prison before he achieved objector status. Also, Tevye Kelman connects the letters of Lawrence of Arabia with the modern conflict in Fallujah. Listen now to this broadcast.

April 6, 2005

Michael Drezner and Wren Elhai take a deeper look at the men making the headlines in Iraq today. Then, Scott Tanner talks to an independent journalist who worked extensively in Iraq. Finally, Anne Kolker brings us the Danish angle on the war in Iraq. Listen now to this broadcast.