CIW Campaign Against Publix Gearing Up Again and Investigative Reporter Russ Baker on the Bush Family, the Sarasota 9/11 Connection and the Boston Marathon Bombing02/21/14 Robert Lorei
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Good morning, Welcome to Radioactivity. I’m Rob Lorei. Coming up- farmworkers are still battling the Publix Supermarket chain – trying to get them to honor the tomato agreement…..
And we’ll meet one of the country’s best investigative reporters--- he’s covered everything from the Saudi 9/11 connection to George Bush’s mysterious missing military records… to the mysteries surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombing……
But first- one listener comment about yesterday’s program on whuch we talked about the growing traffic and parking problems on local college campuses…
Here’s what one listener had to say:
First up- Julia de la Cruz of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers and Joe Parker with the Student/Farmworker Alliance out of Immokalee. The group works with the Coalition of Immokalee Workers to get better pay and working conditions for Florida’s farmworkers…..Last month Walmart signed on to the Fair Food Progarm….Now the farmworker group is working on Publix and Wendy’s to join the Fair Food Campaign.
Our next guest is Russ Baker….Russ Baker is a US investigative journalist and founder of the nonprofit website WhoWhatWhy.com. His recurring themes are politics, secrecy, and abuses of power. His recent writings have focused on elites in finance, resource extraction, military and intelligence operations, and their quiet influence over national and global political and economic affairs. His 2009 book Family of Secrets: the Bush Dynasty, the Powerful Forces That Put It in the White House, and What Their Influence Means for America documented three generations of the Bush family, it’s rise to power and how the family fortune was created.
Baker has covered everything from the Church of Scientology, to the missing years in George W. Bush’s military record to the Boston Marathon bombings, To his father’s long and covert association with the CIA to the fiery death of journalist Michael Hastings to the Saudi 9/11 connection…..