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After a sexual assault case in the District of Columbia, one woman’s public warning ricochets all the way to Birmingham, Ala., where another woman gives voice to a devastating allegation. This seven-part investigative series from The Washington Post follows the Alabama woman’s decision to come forward with a claim of sexual assault against a high-ranking figure in the D.C. criminal justice system, and the spiraling effects of that choice. “Canary: The Washington Post Investigates” is about t ...
 
Where gods go to die. The Pantheon is a collection of my own writings, transcribed into audio format. These are meant primarily to entertain, of course, but also to help the people of today carve some light out of the dark time we call the present. Episodes will likely have many interlinking aspects, but most should be able to be viewed standalone without too much confusion. Series, such as "The Pantheon" proper will be marked at the start of their title. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the ride. ...
 
Clearing the FOG: Speaking truth to expose the forces of greed on WeAct Radio, 1480 am, out of Anacostia, Washington, DC. The ruling FOG (Forces of Greed) spin news stories in their favor and keep the masses distracted with celebrity gossip and reality shows. Each week we feature guests who are working to expose the truth and offer real solutions to the current crises faced by our nation and the world. Knowledge is power, and with this knowledge you will be empowered to act to shift power to ...
 
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A new study out of York University in Toronto, Canada finds that the US military plays a large role in the spread of diseases globally, including past and present pandemics. Clearing the FOG speaks with one of the lead authors, K J Noh, an expert analyst on the geopolitics of the Asian-Pacific region and health, about the study. Important factors i…
 
This week, Stephanie Savell, researcher and co-founder of Brown University's Costs of War Project, joins us to talk about her study of how U.S. military assistance — ostensibly for counterterrorism — has created more terrorists and killed untold more people over the last 20 years. She also talks about how Costs of War became an essential tool for m…
 
I apologize once again for tardiness. But the length. Again, these are quite a bit more difficult, but more fun to do on my part. And if it isn't obvious by the imperious tone I gave him, I do not like my narrator character and think his views are quite rancid. It feels kind of irresponsible to have bad narrator characters like this, but hey, I tho…
 
On this week’s episode of What The Puck, Coach Dan and Brandon are back together! The boys discuss the collapse during the third period against the Florida Panthers. Plus we discuss the olympics sweaters for Team USA, Canada, and Finland.Door @BrandoCash Entertainment
 
Since achieving independence in 1956, Sudan has had a number of military coup governments and popular revolutions that overthrew them. Most recently, the Sudanese people ousted the thirty year long dictatorship of Omar al-Bashir at the end of 2018 only to replace him with another military-led government and a civilian figure head. Clearing the FOG …
 
This week we had the privilege of talking to author and columnist Peter Van Buren, who served with the State Department in Iraq and experienced such a traumatic eye-opener he became a whistleblower and full-time critic of U.S. war policy ever since. We discuss the New York Times investigation of a 2019 bombing of women and children by a secret U.S.…
 
The corporate media in the United States is waging a misinformation campaign as part of the hybrid warfare being used to try to subjugate Ethiopia. Ajamu Baraka of the Black Alliance for Peace states there “is a coordinated effort to criminalize and delegitimize the Ethiopian state in order to cripple or balkanize it, maybe even to provide the poli…
 
Chris Preble, director of the New American Engagement Initiative, joins us this week with some optimistic news: the age of American hegemony may be over, but there are amazing benefits to this new reality! For one, there's plenty of evidence that the so-called "rules-based order" will be just fine without Washington meddling in every problem, plant…
 
The Capitals are beat up. The Capitals are hurt. All that means is we get to see some of that over cooked talent from Hershey! Plus rookie 19 year old Hendrix Lapierre has been sent back to the juniors league. We discuss all the moves on this episode of What The Puck.Door BrandoCash Entertainment
 
The United States has tried to control the poor Central American country, Nicaragua, for more than 100 years. John Bolton designated Nicaragua as part of the "Troika of Tyranny" along with Cuba and Venezuela for daring to defend its sovereignty. Since the failed violent coup attempt in 2018, the US foreign policy establishment has focused on preven…
 
We're back to some og, epic Pantheon stuff. Gloating, yeah, but these are my favorite. And absolute murderous to write. And yes, this is canon. The timeframe is ALL over the place, but it is ONE timeline, just if you were wondering. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 http…
 
Longtime insider critic Col. Doug Macgregor schools us on what the military's real motives are as it continues to hype up the threats and build up for WWIII in the South China Sea. He talks about how the generals — there are way too many of them — turned out to be far less capable, less competent, and over-estimated than anyone gave them credit for…
 
The COP 26 United Nations climate meeting is underway in Glasgow Scotland. Following the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s recent “Code Red” report that proves urgent action is critical, the world is looking at the corporate-dominated COP 26 to do what is necessary. Clearing the FOG speaks with Anne Petermann, executive director of the Gl…
 
Honestly, I can't remember if I uploaded this or not. I'm forgetting a lot of things. What I do know is that this was written before Covid. Turns out I wrote a lot of stuff about pandemics before the world thought disease was cool again. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181…
 
This week on the show, Dan and Kelley are joined by Danny Davis, who as a career Army soldier and officer, risked it all in 2012 to publish a searing essay taking the generals to task for lying about conditions on the ground in Afghanistan and painting a rosy picture about what we know now was an unwinnable war. We talk about that, the Army's pivot…
 
In this episode of What The Puck, Coach Dan and Brandon discuss the last week in Capitals hockey. The game in Ottawa was back and forth and a fun game to watch. We discuss the young guys and their impact on the game. Plus we go down on the farm, discuss the upcoming Olympics, and more!Door BrandoCash Entertainment
 
The United States government demonstrates repeatedly that it will do whatever it takes to protect the economic and political interests of the elites, even if it means total disregard for human rights and international law. Two cases that highlight this are the recent kidnapping and prosecution of Venezuelan diplomat Alex Saab and the attempts to ex…
 
Long title because I didn't like what I named it originally but couldn't think of anything better :( Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 https://www.instagram.com/the_pantheon_remembers/ https://open.spotify.com/show/6Pmngtn7BBnOeAiOzAriHJ https://www.iheart.com/podcast/26…
 
This week, Quincy Institute scholar, author and journalist Anatol Lieven talks to us from Sochi, Russia, where he was a speaker this week at the 18th annual meeting of the Valdai Discussion Club. We talk about the mixed messages the administration is giving out on NATO, and the persisting tensions between Washington and Moscow, and hopes for some s…
 
The current US Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy, and the head of the Board of Governors, Ron Bloom, launched a ten year plan that will slow mail service and raise prices. This is the final blow to defund and destroy the US Postal Service so it will be ripe for privatization. DeJoy and Bloom have financial stakes in this happening. Clearing the FOG s…
 
Based on a true story. Not even joking. I seem to run into a lot of insane people. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 https://www.instagram.com/the_pantheon_remembers/ https://open.spotify.com/show/6Pmngtn7BBnOeAiOzAriHJ https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-the-pantheon-578…
 
This week, Assal Rad, senior research fellow a the National Iranian American Council, joins us to talk about why the JCPOA (Iran nuke deal) talks have faltered, if not killed completely by a lack of interest, Washington politics, and no effort taken by the Biden administration to put down the whip and admit the US was wrong to get out of it in the …
 
The US Out of Africa Network, which is coordinated by the Black Alliance for Peace, launched a month of action on October 1, the 13th anniversary of the launch of AFRICOM (the US' Africa command) to educate the public about what AFRICOM is doing and to build the movement against US imperialism on the African continent. Clearing the FOG speaks with …
 
We have the pleasure of talking with longtime author and reporter Andrew Cockburn about his new book, “Spoils of War: Power, Profit and the American War Machine” How are we ever going to scale back our overseas and endless military commitments when it is so damn profitable for the defense industry and the political, parasitical culture around it? A…
 
In his recent article, "America's Fate: Oligarchy or Autocracy," Chris Hedges writes that bankrupt liberals have sold out to the oligarchic class to try to prevent an autocracy from rising but that is actually creating the conditions for autocracy. Hedges speaks with Clearing the FOG about the lessons from the Occupy movement - he was involved in t…
 
Samuel Moyn, author of "Humane: How the United States Abandoned Peace and Reinvented War," joins Dan and Kelley to talk about how well-intentioned efforts over the last 75 years to make war "less lethal" has legitimized and made war more palatable, therefore protracting conflict rather than shutting it down. He talks about criticisms of his thesis …
 
Ten years ago, prominent activists and a variety of organizations came together early in the year to organize the October2011 Movement, styled on the occupations of space that were occurring during the Arab Spring and in capitals across the United States. That movement merged with the Occupy Movement when it was announced later that year. Clearing …
 
This week Kelley & Dan talk to Hina Shamsi, director of the ACLU National Security Project, which focuses on unconstitutional policies (think drone war, PATRIOT Act, torture) in U.S. policies, particularly in its Global War on Terror. Shamsi describes for us the evolution of Washington's targeted killing program through Obama and Trump, and up to t…
 
One of President Biden's first statements included an intention to review the United States' sanctions, which are actually unilateral coercive measures, to determine if they 'unduly hinder' the ability of targeted countries to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. That review, to be conducted by the US Treasury and State Department, has not been made p…
 
Heresy among devils. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 https://www.instagram.com/the_pantheon_remembers/ https://open.spotify.com/show/6Pmngtn7BBnOeAiOzAriHJ https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-the-pantheon-57860820/ https://podcasts.google.com/? feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9mZWVkcy5i…
 
In this episode of Crashing the War Party, Kelley and Dan talk to former Marine officer Jeffrey Groom, author of American Cobra Pilot: A Marine Remembers a Dog and Pony Show. Groom left the service in 2018 disenchanted with what he saw as the institution's contradictions, waste, and hypocrisies, and worse the growing failure of the military to resp…
 
The World Economic Forum and Gates Foundation are convening a food summit through the United Nations on September 23. Global farmer, peasant and fishing coalitions have called a boycott of the summit for its pro-corporate agenda, refusal to include the human right to food and exclusion of the intergovernmental body, the Committee on World Food Secu…
 
A little treatise on the insanity of hopelessness. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 https://www.instagram.com/the_pantheon_remembers/ https://open.spotify.com/show/6Pmngtn7BBnOeAiOzAriHJ https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-the-pantheon-57860820/ https://podcasts.google.c…
 
On this special episode, Dan and Kelley discuss the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and the government's use and abuse of that horrifying event to advance its goals of military primacy, not only in Afghanistan and Iraq, but across the Middle East and at home here in the United States. They talk to Chris Coyne and Abigail Hall, authors of th…
 
A new report finds that almost one-third of people living in the United States have been directly impacted by the climate crisis so far this year. This includes fires, floods and extreme heat. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) states that the climate crisis is undoubtedly being caused by human behavior. We must stop emitting carb…
 
Subverting expectations to the point where I no longer subvert expectations. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 https://www.instagram.com/the_pantheon_remembers/ https://open.spotify.com/show/6Pmngtn7BBnOeAiOzAriHJ https://www.iheart.com/podcast/269-the-pantheon-57860820/…
 
Living as a young writer during 9/11 and its aftermath in New York City, Spencer Ackerman's career as a news reporter soon followed the expanding national security state, with all of its attending domestic and foreign war policies and metastasizing law enforcement powers. Twenty years later, he is looking back and examining the real horror of it al…
 
Drones are being used as weapons of terror and oppression throughout the world. Not only do they make it possible for the United States to colonize and occupy other countries, but police departments in the US have access to surveillance and weaponized drones to target civilians. As the technology evolves, drones have the potential to lead to greate…
 
A story of self discovery, and Override 72. Uploads are moving to Sunday, mostly because I messed up :(. Sharing Links: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pantheon/id1498984739 https://www.buzzsprout.com/811181 https://www.instagram.com/the_pantheon_remembers/ https://open.spotify.com/show/6Pmngtn7BBnOeAiOzAriHJ https://www.iheart.com/podcas…
 
The U.S. is ending its 20-year war in Afghanistan and conventional wisdom now holds that it was largely a failure and a waste of more than $2.5 trillion and countless lives. In 2010, Wikileaks published a massive trove of classified documents that exposed the American government's lies about the war. It was a colossal brief against the war state, b…
 
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