ROUNDTABLE: Gangs, Protesters, Facebook Groups, Whistleblowers, and more Reply

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ROUNDTABLE: Gangs, Protesters, Facebook Groups, Whistleblowers, and more

June 23, 2013

A roundtable discussion of current events with ATS senior editors Keith Preston, Vincent Rinehart, and Michael Parish.

Topics include:

  • Recent gang killings in Chicago and the significance of gangs as a socio-political phenomenon.
  • The protests in Turkey and Brazil.
  • The limitations and possibilities of protest movements.
  • How people choose their political ideologies as package deal consumer products.
  • Social media as a double-edged sword.
  • How whistleblowers like Edward Snowden, Bradley Manning, or Julian Assange will likely become more common in the future.
  • Implications of the public reaction to the Snowden case.
  • Possible motives of U.S. foreign policy in Syria.
  • The recent elections in Iran.

File type: MP3
Length: 1:03:34
Bitrate: 32kb/s

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Email Keith:
kppgarv@mindspring.com

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