Why Oliver Stone and “JFK Revisited” are Full of S**t!

Oliver Stone’s new documentary “JFK Revisited” have been hitting the airwaves of late claiming to have a “smoking gun” about the assassination of John F. Kennedy (JFK). Stone and his team of assassinologists main thesis is that the military-industrial complex conspired to have JFK killed because Kennedy was a secret dove and wanted to pull the troops out of Vietnam, end the Cold War and splinter the Central Intelligence Agency into a thousand pieces.

Scott interviews G&R co-host, author and professor of history Bob Buzzanco about Kennedy era foreign and military policy disproving the claims of Stone and his films. Continue reading “Why Oliver Stone and “JFK Revisited” are Full of S**t!”

Encore Episodes on the Radical Politics of Martin Luther King Jr.

On this Martin Luther King Jr. Day, we’re sharing encore episodes on the radical politics of Martin Luther King Jr., the limits of the liberal state and an article by Bob Buzzanco on the commodification of King by virtually everyone.

Worth checking out! Continue reading “Encore Episodes on the Radical Politics of Martin Luther King Jr.”

Noam Chomsky on Big Left Media promoting Oliver Stone’s JFK Assassination Conspiracies

Green and Red co-host Bob Buzzanco talks with Noam Chomsky about big lefty media outlets (Jacobin, Counterpunch, Majority Report) promoting Oliver Stone’s JFK assassination theories. Continue reading “Noam Chomsky on Big Left Media promoting Oliver Stone’s JFK Assassination Conspiracies”

Noam Chomsky on Oliver Stone’s “JFK Revisited”

Noam Chomsky returns to the Green and Red Podcast!

Listen in: https://apple.co/3FepBwT

In a new interview, Bob talks with Prof. Chomsky in detail about Oliver Stone’s new documentary “JFK Revisited,” the Vietnam War, and how both  liberal and conservative elites have use big lies to put leaders from JFK to Reagan to Trump in a pantheon of great leadership. They also talked about the anniversary of the Capitol Riots, politics in America and the failings of big left media.

Not to be missed interview with the “world’s greatest living intellectual.” Continue reading “Noam Chomsky on Oliver Stone’s “JFK Revisited””

Noam Chomsky on the anniversary of the January 6th Capitol Riot

Green and Red co-host Bob Buzzanco talks with Noam Chomsky about the anniversary of the January 6th Capitol Riot.

Part of a bigger interview on Oliver Stone, “JFK Revisited,” the war in Vietnam, Jan 6, politics in America…dropping soon.

Bob Buzzanco: Green & Red’s Best of 2021

cross-posted from Afflict the Comfortable

Green & Red had a hell of a year in 2021! It wasn’t the best of times. It was mostly the worst of times. But we did some fantastic shows.Here’s a (too long) list of some of my favorites (not really in any specific order, I just listed them as they came to mind. They’re all great!). We’ve seen a really big increase in listeners this year, so keep spreading the word about Green & Red so we’re more than the best lefty podcast people haven’t heard…… Continue reading “Bob Buzzanco: Green & Red’s Best of 2021”

The “Rainforest Chernobyl:” Chevron, Ecuador and the Persecution of Steven Donziger

We go into a deep background on Chevron, their poisoning of the Ecuadoran Amazon and the company’s persecution of attorney Steven Donziger.

Episode here: https://apple.co/3sqpuvs

While drilling in the Ecuadorian Amazon from 1964 to 1990, Texaco deliberately dumped more than 16 billion gallons of toxic wastewater, spilled roughly 17 million gallons of crude oil, and left hazardous waste in hundreds of open pits dug out of the forest floor. In 2001, Chevron merged with Texaco. The result was, and continues to be, one of the worst environmental disasters on the planet.  It’s been called the “Rainforest Chernobyl.” Continue reading “The “Rainforest Chernobyl:” Chevron, Ecuador and the Persecution of Steven Donziger”

Labor, Direct Action and the Battle in Seattle

We talked with Nancy Haque with the Shutdown WTO Organizers’ History Project about simultaneously organizing the labor march and the mass direct action in 1999.

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