This week on GR: This week on GR: Andy Worthington is a journalist and author whose book titles include: ‘Outside the Law: Stories from Guantanamo,’ ‘Stonehenge: Celebration and Subversion,’ ‘The Battle of the BeanField,’ and his latest, ‘The Guantanamo Files: Stories of 774 Detainees in America’s Illegal Prison.’
Worthington is also co-director of the film, ‘Outside the Law: Stories from Guantanamo.’ Andy is back in his native Britain now, following a tour of the United States to screen his film and discuss the issue of America’s extrajudicial practices. Andy Worthington and remembering the forgotten in the first half.
And; Mike Ferner is a peace activist, journalist, author, and president of Veterans for Peace. He visited Iraq shortly before America’s invasion of 2003, and returned again a year later, his impressions and experiences in Iraq forming the basis of his book, ‘Inside the Red Zone: A Veteran for Peace Reports from Iraq.’ Ferner recently returned from Afghanistan, where he again visited the common people of a benighted land, documenting their extraordinarily difficult struggle. Mike Ferner, back from the front in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us up to speed with some of the goings on going on on Victoria’s streets and beyond. But first, Mike Ferner and finding peace at the heart of a dark conflict.
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