Episode

12/10 Greg Grandin: Kissinger’s Shadow

December 10, 2015

Greg Grandin, a professor of history at NYU and author of Kissinger’s Shadow explains the global scale of Henry Kissinger’s crimes (9:20).

How Henry Kissinger locked in the Israel/Palestine crisis and why we still live under “Kissingerism”(18:00).

The intellectual roots of Henry Kissinger. Why Henry Kissinger is not a realist and how Nixon and Kissinger used foreign policy to get reactionary support in American politics (25:57).

Why Kissinger’s Southern African wars help explain Iran Contra. What makes Kissinger different from The Dulles Brothers (31:41).

The Kissinger and Nixon bond. Why Kissinger is treated as a revered elder statesman when he is a war criminal and the Democrats who spread the Kissinger myth (40:23).

On The Fun Half: A corrupt scientist erupts at a Greenpeace researcher, Bernie Sanders explains how to fight Trump. Never Give Dick Cheney credit for anything and your IMs.

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