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Eyes Left Podcast
40 minutes | 2 months ago
Prisoner of Conscience: The Kevin Benderman Story
Interview with Sergeant Kevin Benderman, sentenced to 15 months in military prison for refusing to return to Iraq on moral grounds.
65 minutes | 3 months ago
The VA Covid Prison + The Reign Of Terror
The harrowing story of a VA long-term care facility where veterans watched friends die of Covid, then sentenced to a solitary-confinement lockdown. Special guest Spencer Ackerman joins to discuss this story, his new book Reign Of Terror, and more.
65 minutes | 4 months ago
Looking Inward, Going Forward
Spenser and Mike discuss the BLM upsurge, the role of the National Guard in suppression, and looking inward to find new paths. PLUS: Radical Military History - The story of the 'Fort Hood 43'
52 minutes | 8 months ago
How the West Point Mafia Runs Washington
Retired Major Danny Sjursen joins Eyes Left for part II of his interview, explaining his research uncovering the West Point Class of 1986 and the powerful positions it's alumni control in the Trump Administration.
60 minutes | 8 months ago
Army Major to the Anti-War Movement
Spenser and Mike interview Army Major Danny Sjursen about his journey from West Point officer in Iraq and Afghanistan to an anti-war author, commentator and activist. Sjursen is host of 'Fortress On A Hill' podcast and author of several books. Find his work at https://skepticalvet.com/
76 minutes | 9 months ago
Spenser & Mike get deep in pandemic brain with philosophy and updates on COVID warfare at home & abroad. Show notes: - Join upcoming May 30 national actions to Cancel The Rents @ www.canceltherents.org/ - Get the new album 'Rend Wake' by our audio engineer Anahedron: condinarecords.bandcamp.com/album/rend-wake - Learn about this 72nd anniversary of the Nakba: english.alaraby.co.uk/english/indept…nexation-looms
63 minutes | a year ago
Spenser and Mike discuss Bernie leaving the presidential race: why & what's next for the movement
77 minutes | a year ago
Solidarity In The Time Of COVID-19
Spenser & Mike discuss the science of COVID-19, the political implications of the pandemic, and the need to come together as a community (just, not in person please!)
32 minutes | a year ago
Super Tuesday with Bernie Campaign Political Director
On the eve of Super Tuesday, Spenser and Mike are joined by Miguel Medrano, Iraq war veteran and Southeast Political Director for the Bernie campaign.
72 minutes | a year ago
No Rich Man's War On Iran! Featuring Rory Fanning
As the the potential for major US war in the Middle East looms greater than the days before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Spenser Rapone and Mike Prysner are joined by former Army Ranger, Afghanistan veteran and war resister Rory Fanning to discuss the Iran crisis, options service members have to resist, and reactions to the Democratic candidates' statements in response to Trump's war crimes.
98 minutes | a year ago
The Afghanistan Papers
Spenser and Mike discuss the bombshell Afghanistan Papers, proving the depth to which the US government has been lying to keep us in the senseless war.
105 minutes | a year ago
A Highway of Death, From Sykes-Picot to Al-Baghdadi
Your Halloween treat, on the killing of ISIS leader al-Baghdadi, the Army's new recruitment strategy, and more video games. PLUS Radical Military History on lost stories from the Gulf War
70 minutes | a year ago
Catching Up on Epstein, Space and Drugs
Spenser and Mike catch up after a month-long break to talk about Gaza, what the Epstein case reveals about the ruling class, Trump’s very large purchase of Ketamine for veterans, communist sci-fi and more.
49 minutes | 2 years ago
Trump's VA: Brain Zapping & Gyroscopes - Interview w/ Veterans' Affairs Investigator
Trump's appointed a "beer mogul" to revamp PTSD treatment... and he's into some really weird pseudoscience. Eyes Left interviews investigative journalist Jasper Craven—who investigates the Dept. of Veterans' Affairs for the New York Times, The Intercept and more—about this impact of VA privatization, the hidden scandal of police brutality at Veterans' Affairs hospitals and much more. Follow Jasper Craven on Twitter @Jasper_Craven
70 minutes | 2 years ago
Bernie is the only one
Spenser and Mike discuss the Democratic Party Primary candidates, Bernie Sanders, and Trump's war criminal pardons; PLUS: Afghanistan War Update & Radical Military History
74 minutes | 2 years ago
War On Iran / War On Trans Troops
Trump ramps up wars on two fronts: his Christian extremist war on Trans people, and his Blood For Oil war on Iran. Spenser and Mike discuss why we must oppose both. FOLLOW: @EyesLeftPod SUPPORT: Patreon.com/EyesLeft
95 minutes | 2 years ago
War On Iraq: 16 Years & Counting
Spenser and Mike mark the 16th anniversary of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq
48 minutes | 2 years ago
Demystifying Contemporary Fascism in the Wake of Christchurch
With another white nationalist terror attack taking the lives of at least 50 Muslims, Spenser and Mike explore the many expressions of neo-Naziism today: from 4chan, to Ben Shapiro, MAGA-ism and the US military itself.
53 minutes | 2 years ago
Venezuela: Refuse to Fight Another Oil War
John Bolton sent 5,000 of us to die for oil in Iraq. Elliott Abrams oversaw genocide in Guatemala. Now they've teamed with Trump to launch another oil war in Venezuela. Spenser Rapone and Mike Prysner tell you why it's your right, and duty, to refuse to fight.
76 minutes | 2 years ago
Major Tulsi Gabbard, Reporting For Duty!
Spenser Rapone and Mike Prysner discuss the Army Captain who waved a Trump flag in uniform, the sociopath Marine General Jim Mattis, and Army Major Tulsi Gabbard entering the 2020 race
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