A Different Lens

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

Tag: Foreign Policy

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.



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


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.



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.


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.

2016 Elections and Hillary Clinton with Mark Provost


Today we interview online journalist and activist Mark Provost regarding the 2016 elections, now that its come down to Trump versus Clinton, with a particular emphasis on Clinton.

The show can be downloaded here.

Trump and Foreign Policy with John Walsh


Today we interview writer John Walsh about his most recent article entitled “Leading Antiwar Progressives Speak Favorably of Aspects of Trump’s Foreign Policy,” in where we discuss Trump’s foreign policy, how it compares to how US foreign policy has been conducted, and if there could possibly be a splitting of either the Republican or Democratic parties.

The show can be downloaded here.

#AleppoIsBurning with Vanessa Beeley


Today we sit down with independent journalist Vanessa Beeley to discuss the current situation going on in Aleppo, Syria, discussing everything from Aleppo within the context of the larger conflict to the White Helmets organization.

The show can be downloaded here.

Some of the sites mentioned in the interview are In Gaza, 21st Century Wire, Shabeek, and the Syrian Solidarity Movement. Ms. Beeley’s own website is The Wall Will Fall.

Trans Pacific Partnership with Devon Douglas-Bowers

In light of the recent news regarding the TPP, today we are rebroadcasting a podcast show done last year where Urban Issues Chair Sean Posey interviewed Politics/Government Department Chair Devon Douglas-Bowers on his article “The Coming Calamity, The Coming Resistance,” where he discuss the TPP, TPPI, and TISA trade deals and puts them in the larger context of military contingency planning for the nation and increased police militarization.

Currency Wars with Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya


Today we sit down with Global Research Associate and geopolitical/economic analyst Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya to discuss the current situation regarding Russia’s currency, the ruble, and how the US is backing a currency war against Russia.

The show can be downloaded here.


 From Energy War to Currency War: America’s Attack on the Russian Ruble


Geopolitics and Alternative Media with Navid Nasr


Today we sit down with Navid Nasr to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria as well as his upcoming alternative media site “Nasr Report.”

The audio can be downloaded here.