Mon November 10, 2014

Noam Chomsky on Alternative Radio

Noam Chomsky

On this week's Alternative Radio, David Barsamian celebrates the 30 year relationship between AR and Noam Chomsky, acclaimed linguist and foremost critic of American foreign policy. 

On the program, Chomsky offers his critique of the current U.S. intervention in the Middle East in a talk entitled "ISIS, the Kurds & Turkey."  Monday at 1pm. 


Fri October 17, 2014

Your Call: Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Syrian refugees escaping from the town of Kobani while ISIS is advancing on the town

On October 17th edition of Your Call, it’s out Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of the intense clashes between the Kurds and ISIS forces in the city of Kobani, near the Turkish border with Syria. Why has Kobani been getting so much media attention? We will also talk about Turkey’s relationship with the Kurds. We’ll be joined by investigative journalist Reese Erlich and the Christian Science Monitor’s Alex Christie-Miller will join us from Turkey. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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Fri September 26, 2014

Your Call: UN General Assembly, climate change & ISIS

Tomahawk Missile fired from United States Warship in war against ISIL/ISIS

On the September 26th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we discuss coverage of the People's Climate March and the UN Climate Summit in New York. We will also talk about the United States’ widening military intervention in Iraq and Syria. We’ll be joined by the Guardian’s Suzanne Goldenberg and McClatchy’s Jonathan Landay -- and the Financial Times’ Borzou Daragahi joins us from Baghdad. Join the conversation on the next Your Call with Matt Martin.


Suzanne Goldenberg, US environment correspondent of the Guardian

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Fri September 19, 2014

Your Call: Old debts & new wars


On the September 19th edition of Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss coverage of President Obama’s war plan for Iraq and Syria. We will also talk about the investigation into the debt collection industry. We’ll be joined by Propublica’s Paul Kiel and the Nation’s Zoe Carpenter. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Holly Kernan and you


Paul Kiel, covers consumer finance for ProPublica. He is the author The Great American Foreclosure Story

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Thu January 16, 2014