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Interviews and insight from TomDispatch contributors for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our post-9/11 world, and a clear sense of how our global imperial system actually works.

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Interviews and insight from TomDispatch contributors for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our post-9/11 world, and a clear sense of how our global imperial system actually works.

    Obama Against the World

    Obama Against the World

    TomDispatch founding editor, and author most recently of Terminator Planet and The United States of Fear, Tom Engelhardt shares his predictions for a possible October Surprise, which, in his opinion, will more likely come from abroad than at home. Download mp3 at www.archive.org

    The Myth of Never Again

    The Myth of Never Again

    Peter Van Buren, a 24-year State Department employee, TomDispatch regular, and author of We Meant Well: How I Helped to Lose the Battle For the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, talks about some issues that are currently on his mind, as well as the content of his upcoming book. Download mp3 at www.archive.org

    Confessions of a Former Republican

    Confessions of a Former Republican

    Jeremiah Goulka, a political and cultural writer for American Prospect, Salon, and former DOJ attorney discusses his background as a moderate Republican and his later political shift. Download mp3 at www.archive.org

    Hard, Soft, Smart or Dumb

    Hard, Soft, Smart or Dumb

    John Feffer, the co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies, Open Society fellow, and author most recently of Crusade 2.0: The West's Resurgent War on Islam talks about the different manifestations of American power. Download mp3 at www.archive.org

    Death By Ally

    Death By Ally

    Tom Engelhardt, the founding editor of TomDispatch and author most recently of Terminator Planet, talks about green-on-blue violence in Afghanistan and how it is in fact an unprecedented facet of the new American Way of War. Download mp3 version at www.archive.org

    The West in Flames

    The West in Flames

    William deBuys, an environmental activist and author most recently of A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest, talks about the recent heat waves and droughts across the country and where we stand along the predicted path of climate change.   Download mp3 at www.archive.org

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