Seattle Bookstore Talk on video
Videotape of Talk in Seattle at the University Book Store on 5/11/2018.
Goodman on Pacifica TODAY – UpFront on KPFA
Calling in TODAY 8:08am Pacific/11:08am Eastern on the radio program UpFront on KPFA – We’ll be doing live coverage of Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing, interspersed with commentary from you and the hosts.
Heroes and Patriots Interview
My interview on Heroes and Patriots, KMEC Radio, Mendocino Environmental Center, April 16th, 2018.
Recent News and Latest Book
The Pentagon and the Washington Post: Cold War Brothers-in-Arms
Caveat Emptor. There is no better way to exaggerate perceptions of the threat than to rely on the worst-case assumptions of the Department of Defense. Since the creation of the department in the National Security Act of 1947 we have been inundated with the Pentagon’s distortions: the non-existent “bomber gap” in the 1950s; the “missile gap” in the 1960s; and the so-called “intentions gap” of the 1980s, which argued that the Soviet Union believed that it could fight and even win a nuclear war.
No End to the Washington Post’s War on Whistleblowers
Investigative reporters of the Washington Post often have their exposes because of whistleblowers. Watergate and Deep Throat is the enduring example. In his excellent new book, “Midnight in Washington,” Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) documents the necessity of whistleblowers to the Congress, particularly the congressional intelligence committees. As Schiff states, without whistleblowers the congress “would be almost completely reliant on the intelligence agencies to self report any problems.”