Haiti's new president, America's budget crisis and the film 'Will the Real Terrorist Stand Up'

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Alert! Radio #181

Roger Annis, coordinator of Canada Haiti Action Network, exposes Michel Martelly's questionable background and talks about where Haiti is going under its new president.  Economist Dean Baker, co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research in Washington, D.C., explains how the debt ceiling imposed by the U.S. Congress almost shutdown the federal government and comments on Obama's concessions to the far right. Saul Landau talks about his new film Will The Real Terrorists Please Stand Up and comments on how he got the Cuban exile community in Miami and retired FBI and CIA agents to candidly talk about their efforts over the past 50 years to assassinate Fidel Castro and bomb Cuba in an effort to bring down its government.

Music is the Weapon playlist:

  1. Anne Hills, I Come and Stand at Every Door, Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger Disc 2
  2. Billy Bragg & Eliza Carthy, My Father's Mansion, Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger Disc 1
  3. Holly Near, Quiet Early Morning, Where Have All the Flowers Gone: The Songs of Pete Seeger Disc 2
  4. Stephen Fearing, The Parting Glass, That's How I Walk

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