Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill speaking about US foreign policy, the military-industrial complex and national security.

Recorded at CalTech's Social Activism Speaker Series (SASS) on 30 November 2011.

Playlist of Parts 1 - 11: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kxk5F2AXqEc&feature=list_related&playnext=1&list=SP0DB4E44CA1F1598F

Pt 1: The rise of the bi-partisan killing machine and the concept of "blowback"
Pt 2: Obama's expansion of wars and the normalization of Bush-era policies
Pt 3: US night raids and the cover-up of the tragedy in Gardez, Afghanistan
Pt 4: Sending 250,000 troops to fight 50 Al-Qaeda operatives; Droning Pakistan
Pt 5: Sept 12, JSOC and creation of an elite killing team
Pt 6: CIA, JSOC and private contractors; Petraeus and Panetta
Pt 7: Somalia, secret prisons and renditions
Pt 8: Not learning from history and the slow death of journalism
Pt 9: Obama, Democrats and the normalization of assassinations
Pt 10: Lapses in conscience and the need for accountability
Pt 11: What to do if you see Paul Wolfowitz...

Jeremy Scahill: "We're At a Ground Zero Moment to Save Real Journalism"

Izzy Award Winner Jeremy Scahill: "We're At a Ground Zero Moment to Save Real Journalism"
The winner of the second annual Izzy Award, named after muckraking journalist I.F. Stone, discusses independent media and this critical moment in journalism.
March 25, 2010
http://www.alternet.org/media/146162?page=entire

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On March 24, 2010, the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College, in Ithaca, NY announced that award-winning independent journalist Jeremy Scahill would receive the second annual "Izzy Award." The Izzy, which is named after the legendary muckraker I.F. Stone, celebrates outstanding achievement in independent media. Last year's winners were Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! and Glenn Greenwald of Salon.com.