Richard Lardner, Associated Press: The US Military’s online war against Islamic State recruitment
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HERE & THERE with Dave Marash features informed conversations with journalists, analysts and witnesses to the news. 50 minutes of timely insights and eyes-on reporting from HERE (New Mexico and the American Southwest) and THERE (everywhere else). It’s a reporters dream and a listener’s feast.
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Gary Scharnhorst, University of New Mexico. Trump gets elected and everyone’s reading dystopian fiction
A Cup of Instant College: Dave’s weekly rant.
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Water is for Fighting Over
A great journalist-turned-author on the Southwest's most treasured resource: water.
Water is for Fighting Over – A great journalist-turned-author on the Southwest’s most treasured resource: water.
President Trump seems to like the proposed Bayer-Monsanto merger...maybe a little too much?
For decades Presidents have kept hands off anti-trust issues. Not President Trump.
Amb. Dennis Ross
A force shaping America's middle east policies since Bush the elder was President ...mideast policies in the Trump Presidency.
President Trump sees Russia as an ally against the Islamic State. Can that work?
Lenny Bernstein, George Polk Award winner
The Washington Post
Reprehensible DEA failure
A scandal so reprehensible you’ll be amazed you never knew about it. The Washington Post’s investigative reporter Lenny Bernstein reveals how, at the very peak of America’s epidemic of opiate addiction, the Obama Administration and Republicans in Congress combined to gut the DEA’s strategy to contain it. The choice was simple: to exempt the 3 oligarchs of the American drug distribution industry from effective prosecution even if it meant millions of doses of addictive Oxycontin, Vicodin and Percocet tossed onto an illicit market.
Lt Gen Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s choice as National Security Adviser is frequently called, “the best intelligence officer of his generation.” His revolution in how intelligence is gathered and processed changed the war against terrorism in Iraq and Afghanistan. Gareth Porter of Truthout says Flynn’s methods raised the body count, but many of the killed were not legitimate targets.
Dave talks with Pulitzer Prize winner Jesse Eisinger about how banks manage to avoid punishment for shady practices.
Christopher Livesay, just back from Mosul, describes the battle and the future of Iraq.
Who dunnit? The Russians. But why did they hack the 2016 Presidential campaign?
Dave talks with Newsweek reporter Nina Burleigh about the impacts of a melting Antarctica.
10 years ago Utah had some 2000 chronically homeless people. What to do about it? Reporter Christopher Smart of the Salt Lake Tribune says the state’s answer was, “Give them places to live,” with no strings attached, no demands to stay clean. It worked…now the chronically homeless number just 178 and the State says, we can place them, too.
Over the past decade, Oklahoma has gone from a couple of earthquakes a year, to a couple a day, and almost all geologists agree on the cause: deeply buried deposit wells for waste waters that come up with oil. Rivka Galchen documented the case in the New Yorker magazine.
Shane Bauer, Mother Jones goes undercover
inside a militia unit trying to seal the Arizona-Mexico border.