Watching the Hawks

  • Do words like ‘patriotism’ and ‘treason’ still have meaning? (E766)
    With words like “treason” and “collusion” and “Russian meddling” being thrown around endlessly this week, author D. Watkins joins the show to discuss the concept of patriotism. Journalist Dick Russell explores the...
  • Watching the Hawks
    The hosts, Tyrel Ventura, Sean Stone and Tabetha Wallace along with their guests are your eyes and ears on the ground in the world of media, politics and pop culture.
  • Do words like ‘patriotism’ and ‘treason’ still have meaning? (E766)
    Do words like ‘patriotism’ and ‘treason’ still have meaning? (E766)
    With words like “treason” and “collusion” and “Russian meddling” being thrown around endlessly this week, author D. Watkins joins the show to discuss the concept of patriotism. Journalist Dick Russell explores the...
  • Watts is the new Flint & a ninja shortage (E765)
    Watts is the new Flint & a ninja shortage (E765)
    The US has a rough history with water, from segregated water fountains, to poor water quality on Native reservations, to privatization of water, to Flint, Michigan, and now in Watts, California, where a new water crisis has arisen. Actor and athlete...
  • Trump, treason, and the future of farming (E764)
    Trump, treason, and the future of farming (E764)
    Mainstream media’s reaction to the Trump-Putin summit has been, well, wild. The Las Vegas casino where the fatal shooting took place in October is preemptively suing the victims of the shooting. Professor Bart Kosko discusses how the Supreme...
  • Big Brother’s retail cousins & Trump’s meeting with Putin (E763)
    Big Brother’s retail cousins & Trump’s meeting with Putin (E763)
    Walmart has patented technology that would allow the corporate giant to eavesdrop on conversations among employees to ‘measure employee performance.’ RT correspondent Anya Parampil gives a live update from Helsinki, where the Trump-Putin...
  • Revolving-door politics: Constitutional cash-ins? (E762)
    Revolving-door politics: Constitutional cash-ins? (E762)
    Boom Bust host Bart Chilton joins the show to discuss the trend of former government officials cashing in big time after leaving office, as well as the big business of Tim Geithner’s predatory lending. Then, a special preview of this...
  • Corporate breastfeeding, Twitter purges, and ghost particles (E761)
    Corporate breastfeeding, Twitter purges, and ghost particles (E761)
    Twitter announces it will begin purging suspicious, locked, and otherwise dormant accounts from its platform. The federal government is once again re-investigating the infamous 1955 brutal murder of 14-year-old Emmet Till. US politicians fight...
  • MSNBC is the new Fox News & other flight hazards (E760)
    MSNBC is the new Fox News & other flight hazards (E760)
    Journalist Glenn Greenwald is facing tired ‘Russiagate’ smearing from MSNBC following a trip to Moscow. New studies show flight attendants are more prone to uterine and thyroid cancer. Author D. Watkins weighs in on all the problems with...
  • Student debt hunger games & NASA’s burned evidence (E759)
    Student debt hunger games & NASA’s burned evidence (E759)
    A new game show features contestants competing have their student loan debt paid off. Unannounced to Trump, peace and denuclearization are lots of hard work! Filmmaker Joe McGovern discusses his new documentary which takes a deeper look at the...
  • FBI targeting folk singers & Syrian chemical propaganda (E758)
    FBI targeting folk singers & Syrian chemical propaganda (E758)
    A new report published by the OPCW found no traces of any nerve agents at the site of the alleged chemical attacks in Syria, which mainstream media falsely reported. New documents reveal the FBI had an extensive list of folk singers they targeted,...
  • Growing distrust in the US & mutant crawfish (E757)
    Growing distrust in the US & mutant crawfish (E757)
    In the era of “fake news,” trust in government institutions is beginning to be a rare commodity. Documentarian Merrilee Jacobs discusses her new film, which discusses how Big Agriculture affects our health. NASA’s Parker Solar...