Katie and Joe Return
Season 3, Ep. 31
We're back! This week Katie and Joe officially return with a thank you and a message for our listeners.
SpyTalk: Shots in the Dark
Jeanne Meserve looks into the mysterious directed-energy attacks on officials in Washington with Mark Zaid, lawyer for CIA and StateDepartment victims. Then Ronen Bergman, author of a groundbreaking book on Israeli assassination operations, talks with Jeff Stein aboutthe effect of Mossad’s hits on Iran’s nuclear scientists and uranium facilities. Last but hardly least, Jeanne talks at length with technologyventure capitalist Gilman Louis about his work with the CIA and the perils of losing the raceon artificial intelligence to America’s adversaries.Each week, we’re bringing you a new episode of one of our favorite podcasts, Deep State Radio.Deep State Radio, hosted by David Rothkopf, produces newepisodes 2-3 times per week and brings together top experts, policymakers, and journalists from the national security, foreign policy, and political communities. You cansubscribe to the podcast on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts.If you become a member of the DSR Network, you’ll receive benefits such as ad-free listeningvia private feed, discounts to virtual events and Deep State Radio Swag, and access to the member-only Slack community.This is one of the most closely followedpodcasts among the people influencing the most important decisions in Washington and worldwide today.You can learn more by visitingthedsrnetwork.com. Listeners to Words Matter will receive 25% off of the regular membership price. Use code wordsmatter at checkout.
ENCORE: FDR on Democracy with Professor Harvey Kaye - Part 1
Season 4, Ep. 18
This week we welcome historian and sociologist Harvey J. Kaye for Part 1 of our discussion of his important book FDR on Democracy: The Greatest Speeches and Writings of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt.Harvey J. Kaye is Professor Emeritus of Democracy and Justice Studies and Director of the Center for History and Social Change at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.An award-winning author and writer, he has written 9 books – including:Take Hold of Our History: Make America Radical Again (2019)Thomas Paine and the Promise of America(2005)The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great (2015)“Why Do Ruling Classes Fear History?” and Other Questions(1996)Follow Professor Kaye on Twitter @harveyjkaye
SpyTalk: A CIA Spy in Syria, and US Responses to Russian, Chinese and Other Adversary Hacking
This week, in the debut edition of the SpyTalk podcast, co-host Jeff Stein talks to the Washington Post’s Joby Warrick about an extraordinary CIA operation in Syria, as told in his new book,Red Line. Jeff and co-host Jeanne Meserve also discuss the Biden administration’s recent expulsion of suspected Russian spies, then Jeanne talks with former NSA Director and Cyber Command chief Admiral Mike Rogers about Chinese, Russian and other hackers’ infiltration of U.S. computer networks.