From Helmand to Homan: Empire abroad & the domestic police state (E116)
On this episode of “Watching the Hawks,” Tyrel Ventura, Tabetha Wallace and Sean Stone discuss President Barack Obama’s latest extension of the never-ending war in Afghanistan. The team brings you the story of one man in San Francisco who blew the whistle on the agency charged with protecting whistleblowers! A drone captures a breathtaking tightrope walk in China. Tabetha provides in-depth coverage of the Homan detention site in Chicago and its tactics of control and terror over the underrepresented in the city. Meanwhile, the DHS kicks off cybersecurity awareness month, and an interesting time capsule from a 1950 psychiatric hospital reveals some secrets from the past.
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