Guns and Butter
Wednesday, 19 January 2011
"Obama's National Security State"
with Michael Ratner
Current law and practice regarding the writ of habeas corpus, the right to challenge detention; preventive detention; secret sites; Guantanamo and Bagram Air Base; extraordinary rendition; targeting of American citizens for assassination; surveillance and infiltration of political groups; Miranda.
"Guns & Butter" investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, "Guns & Butter: The Economics of Politics" reports on who wins and who loses when the economic resources of civil society are diverted toward global corporatization, war, and the furtherance...