Thursday, March 2, 2006

  • U.S. Enters New Nuclear Age as Bush Seeks Funds for New Generation of Nukes

    Nuke1

    A new nuclear age appears to be on the horizon. President Bush recently asked Congress for $27 million to help jumpstart the country’s first new nuclear weapons program in two decades. As we broadcast from New Mexico–the center of the country’s nuclear weapons program–we speak with Greg Mello of the Los Alamos Study Group. [includes rush transcript]

  • V.A. Nurse Accused of Sedition After Publishing Letter Critical of Bush on Katrina, Iraq

    Bergl

    A Veterans Affairs nurse in Albuquerque, New Mexico, was investigated for sedition after she wrote a letter to a local newspaper criticizing the Bush administration’s handling of Hurricane Katrina and the Iraq war. In her first broadcast interview, we speak with Laura Berg, as well as an attorney with the New Mexico chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union. [includes rush transcript]

  • The Navajo Nation’s Ongoing Battle Against Uranium Mining

    Navajo3

    We look at the ongoing battle over uranium mining in the Navajo Nation. Mining has occurred on Navajo territory for over fifty years and the impact is still being felt. We speak with the directors of the Eastern Navajo Dine Against Uranium Mining and the Southwest Research and Information Center. [includes rush transcript]