|⇦|| Episode #578 - Disconnecting the Dots
(9-11 Commission and theToronto Hearings)
|⌚ Sat 19 November 2011 ☻Peter Dale Scott, Phillip Shenon, David Graeber (reading)|
Download Hour1 Download Hour2Our first hour this week is a presentation by Peter Dale Scott on the events leading up to Sep 11th, focussing on the individuals within the CIA and FBI. In our second hour, we hear Phillip Shenon on the hidden history of the 911 commission. We conclude with another reading from David Graeber's Debt, The First 5000 Years.
In our second hour, a 2008 Democracy Now interview with Philip Shenon, author of The Commission: The Uncensored History of the 9/11 Investigation on the manipulation of the 911 commission by Phillip Zelikow and destruction of records by former US National Security Advisor Samuel Berger.We conclude this week's show by reading the start of chapter 3 of David Graeber's Debt, The First 5000 Years, entitled Primordial Debt, about the origins of the concept of debt, and its existential resonances. He contrasts different theories of the origin and function of money, such as primordial debt theory and the state and credit theories of money, and examines the origin of the modern system of central banking.
Thanks to Democracy Now for the Phillip Shenon interview
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