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Episode 138

The canary used to alert miners of the presence of noxious gases. It has since become a metaphor for truth tellers in a dangerous world. We talk to the co-founder and editor-in-chief of The Canary - the newest arrival in Britain's online journalism - Kerry-Anne Mendoza. Then, General Dwight Eisenhower warned in his valedictory address of the burgeoning power of the Military Industrial Complex. Those who profit from wars are keen on more and new conflicts. But what happens to whistleblowers who upset these rich and powerful warmongers? The brilliant new film ‘Redistributors’ goes to these dark, dangerous, yet increasingly-familiar places, so we invited the director, Adrian Tanner, to tell us more.

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