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December 17, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Tony Silvaggio - 12.17.17

Tony Silvaggio is an assistant professor of sociology at Humboldt State University. He is also a founding faculty member of the Humboldt Institute for Interdisciplinary Marijuana Research, and is on the faculty of the Environment and Community Masters Program, and is on the board of directors for Environmental Protection Information Center, and has decades of experience in grassroots environmental and social justice activism. Today we talk about marijuana.

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December 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am

Resistance Radio - Guest: Alfred McCoy - 12.10.17

Alfred McCoy’s first book, The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia (New York, 1972), sparked controversy when the CIA tried to block publication. But after three English editions and translation into nine foreign languages, this study is now regarded as the “classic” work on the global drug traffic. His more recent cover on covert operations, A Question of Torture: CIA Interrogation, from the Cold War to the War on Terror  explores the agency’s half-century history of psychological torture. A film based in part on that book, “Taxi to the Darkside,” won the Oscar for Best Documentary Feature in 2008. His most recent book, In the Shadow of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power, focuses on the key instruments in its exercise of this hegemony­including, geopolitical dominion, control of subordinate states, covert operations, worldwide surveillance, torture, and military technology. The work concludes by analyzing China’s challenge and the complex of forces that will likely lead to an eclipse of U.S. hegemony by 2030.

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December 3, 2017 @ 1:00 pm

Resistance Radio - Guest: Ken Cole - 12.03.17

Ken Cole is the new Executive Director for Buffalo Field Campaign. Previously, he served as NEPA Coordinator and later as Idaho Director for Western Watersheds Project where his work focused on the impacts to wildlife and their habitat from public lands livestock grazing. He has a background in fisheries management and has worked to protect wildlife and wild lands since 2001. He lives in Boise, Idaho. Today we talk about bighorn sheep.

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