A Different Lens

A bimonthly podcast produced by the Hampton Institute. Copyright 2013 the Hampton Institute. All rights reserved

NATO’s War Famines with Mnar Muhawesh

 

We chat with Mint Press News founder Mnar Muhawesh to discuss her article “NATO’s ‘War on Terror’ Leaves Famine, Disease In Its Wake in Africa.” In the interview we focus on three main countries: Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, with all of the countries having had famines or disease outbreaks due to Western intervention.

The show can be downloaded here.

 

Shownotes

NATO’s ‘War On Terror’ Leave Famine, Disease In Its Wake In Africa by Mnar Muhawesh

Mint Press News

Mnar Muhawesh Twitter

Mint Press News Twitter

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Poverty and Welfare with Chloe Ann King

 

We go to the other side of the world today to talk with New Zealand writer and activist Chloe Ann King. In the interview we talk about the poverty situation in New Zealand, its racist undertones, connecting it to systems in the United States, the political situation surrounding welfare, and end on a hopeful note.

The show can be downloaded here.

 

Shownotes

Chloe Anne King on Twitter

Millennial Posse Chloe Anne King’s blog

 

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The Language of Corporate America with Jesse Hamilton

 

We sit down with writer Jesse Hamilton to discuss his recent Hampton Insitute article entitled “Citizenry, Inc.: The Ambiguous, Euphemistic Language of Corporate America and its Impact on Democracy.” In this discussion, we talk about ambiguous, unclear language and how it is used not only in the corporate and political worlds, but also in the general culture.

The show can be downloaded here.

 

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Questioning Tolerance with Bryant William Sculos

 

We chat with Hampton contributor and academic Bryant William Sculos about this recent article entitled “The Dialectic of Tolerance” on the Hampton website. We talk about the idea of free speech, how it applies to Neo-Nazis, the government, and the power of language.

The show can be downloaded here.

Shownotes

The Dialectic of Tolerance

Academic Betrayal with Lars Jørgensen

 

A discussion with sociologist Lars Jørgensen to discuss how the intellectuals and academics have betrayed the public with their refusal, either explict or tacit, to tell the truth about American foreign policy and the reasons the US goes to war.

 

The show can be downloaded here.

 

Shownotes

Jørgensen’s website Homosociologicus

UK Parliament Report on Libya

Norwegian pilots choose their own targets in Libya

Foreign Policy, Bannon, and Gorka

 

We chat with Navid Nasr and Jean-Marc about the recent departures of both Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka from the White House.

The show can be downloaded here.

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On Charlottesville

 

Today we sit down with a number of people to discuss their views on what occurred in Charlottesville.

The show can be downloaded here.

North Korea with Derek Ford

 
We sit down with Hampton member Derek Ford to discuss his recent trip to North Korea, discussing everything from the North Korean economy to NK-US and NK-China relations, end with the question of if their could possibly be a normalization of relations between the US and North Korea.

The interview can be downloaded here.

Social Justice with Mimi Soltysik

 

Today we talk to Mimi Soltysik regarding social justice activism and some of the problems within, everything from the problems of call out culture to the difficulties of academic language.

 

The show can be downloaded here.

 

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An Interview with Will Hazlitt

Guest host AJ reed talks with Will Hazlitt, one of the press officers from the North America Animal Liberation Press Office.  Hazlitt is also a journalist with R9 Media and co-hosts a podcast show called RUF Rebel Radio.