This week: Rod Mariner is a long-time environment defender, a co-founder of Greenpeace International, navigator of the Sea Shepherd vessels Farley Mowat and Steve Irwin, among others, Chair of the BC Environmental Network, Listserve manager for the Landwatch Campaign, and Coordinator for PATH, or People’s Action for Threatened Habitats. Rod departed with the Caravan to Wet’suwet’en from the lower mainland a couple of weeks back, and joins us in the first segment with reports of the caravan and their getting in the path of a promised pipeline at the heart of B.C.
And; they’re baaack. Yes, the Neocons have resurfaced! Rebranded and up to their bloody elbows in mischief again, the folks that brought you the Balkans, Iraqs I and II, Afghanistan, and Libya, are front and centre of the Washington war lobby pack and afroth at the mouth for more gore. Syria is just one project for the Foreign Policy Initiative, or FPI. That is the new monicker for the war mongers formerly known as the Project for the New American Century (PNAC).
Ramzy Baroud is a Palestinian-American journalist, editor, educator, and former Al-Jazeera producer. Ramzy is currently Editor-in-Chief of the Palestine Chronicle and author of the books, ‘Searching Jenin: Eyewitness Accounts of the Israeli Invasion,’ ‘The Second Palestinian Intifada: A Chronicle of a People’s Struggle,’ and his latest book, ‘My Father Was a Freedom Fighter: Gaza’s Untold Story.’ Ramzy’s work can also be found at his website, ramzybaroud.net. Ramzy Baroud and Neocons on the Wing over Syria in the second half.
And; Victoria Street Newz publisher and CFUV Radio broadcaster, Janine Bandcroft will join us at the bottom of the hour to bring us newz from the city’s streets and beyond. But first, Rod Marining and the next stage of resistance to Big Oil in B.C.
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