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CIA VETERAN ANALYZES NSA LEAKS
RAY McGOVERN, former CIA officer an Presidential daily briefer [ raymcgovern.com ], discusses the latest turn in NSA whistleblower EDWARD SNOWEN’s asylum search, and the deeper implications of his revelations in Germany and around the world;
OBAMA CELEBRATES RAMADAN 2013
WITH GUANTANAMO FORCE-FEEDING
MESHARI AL AFASI – “Ramadan Song” (Trilingual);
CARLOS WARNER, an Ohio federal public defender [ @Carlos_Warner ], represents a dozen of Guantanamo’s hunger-swtriking detainees. He discusses the torturous intubation of hunger-striking prisoners during the start of the Ramadan fasting season this week, an disputes President Obama’s failure to close Guantanamo, as he repeatedly promised over the past six years;
YASSIN BEY (the artist formerly known as MOS DEF) voluntarily endures Guantanamo-style forced-feeding in a tortured session arranged under medical supervision by the international human rights organization Reprieve [ reprieve.org.uk ];
JOHNNY CASH – “The Mercy Seat”;
MEDEA BENJAMIN [ codepink.org ] vocally challenges President Obama’s latest drone-strike bromides and executive inaction on human rights during his most recent Guantanamo press conference;
BARACK OBAMA, during his ambitious Presidential campaign, and in various post-election interviews over the past half-decade, repeatedly promises to close the Guantanamo gulag;
STEVIE WONDER – “You Haven’t Done Nothing”; and
YASSIN BEY/MOS DEF with SKI BEATZ – “Cream of the Planet”.
Anchor: Robert Knight
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