Eric Mann in Conversation with Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon on Their New Book

Eric Mann in Conversation with Steve Early and Suzanne Gordon on their new book, Our Veterans: Winners, Losers, Friends and Enemies on the New Terrain of Veterans Affairs.

Channing Martinez on keeping the department of defense out of LAUSD

Eric Mann: Fire Tom Thibodeau

Aired Tuesday January, 17, 2023 | 8am PST on KPFK Pacifica 90.7fm

This week on Voices Podcast Eric speaks with Suzanne Gordon and Steve Early about the ins and out of Veterans. Together they speak about the crises of being recruited through a false pretense of promises into the US military industrial complex, only to be sent all over the world to commit war crimes on behalf of the US. Suzanne speaks about the VA system as a model for healthcare for all and speaks about the impact of PTSD on all soldiers. Steve speaks about the movement of veterans advocacy organizations. Steve also speaks about the role of JROTC recruitment in communities of color. We think this is a very important book that dives into a lot of detail in the whole VA system and recommend everyone purchase a copy. You can do so here:

As a quick follow up Channing speaks about the fighting against department of defense Starbase program in LAUSD’s Black Student Achievement program. We’re excited to announce that BSAP rejected the DoD application, but more work need to be done to end all DoD ties to LAUSD including ending JROTC and ROTC altogether.

To round off the show Eric speaks about the New York Knicks’ coach Tom Thibodeau. Many of the starting players are placed on the floor for almost the 48 mins of the game while all stars Cam Reddish and Obi Toppin sit on the bench for 12 GAMES STRAIGHT…


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