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Blase’s Commentary on Judgement at Nuremberg

Friends, there’s a very important film that aired on PBS. Judgement at Nuremberg, a 1961 American courtroom drama directed by Stanley Kramer and starring Spenser Tracy, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Maxemillian Shell, Marlena Detrich, Judy Garland, Montgomery Cliff...
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Blase Interviews Andrew Cockburn

This Sunday’s show was originally aired on March 12.  You can find podcast and transcript under that date.  Thank you.
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Blase Interviews Tim Shorrock

Friends, I’m privileged today to have Tim Shorrock as a quest today. He’s written extensively about Korea. He grew up in Korea and Japan. His blog is “Money Doesn’t Talk: It Swears.” His most recent piece is Congress and North Korea: Diplomacy is Not...
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Blase Interviews Andrew Cockburn

I’m privileged today to have Andrew Cockburn on World Focus. He’s Washington editor of Harpers Magazine. He has written a host of books on national security and produced many films with his wife, Leslie Coburn, including The Peacemaker, starring George Cloony and...
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Blase Interviews Robert Koehler

Today I’m privileged to have Robert Kohler as a guest. He’s an award-winning Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. His recent book is Courage Grows Strong at the Wound. His website is commonwonders.com. Robert Kohler is a peace journalist. Peace...
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Blase Interviews Jim Lafferty

Friends, I’m privileged to have a former general manager of KPFK with us, Jim Lafftery. He’s the executive director emeritus of the National Lawyer’s Guild in Los Angeles. That’s the organization that protects protestors from interference by the police...
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Blase Welcomes Theresa Bonpane: A Celebration of Resistance and Hope

Well, be sure to visit our website, officeoftheamericas.org, where you’ll find lists and tips and inspiration for organizing at this critical time. I’m privileged to have today one of the great peace organizers of our time. She’s a founder of the Office of the...
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Blase Interviews Marjorie Cohn

We’re privileged to have Marjorie Cohn on World Focus. Marjorie Cohn is professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law where she taught for 25 years. The former president of the National Lawyers Guild and criminal defense attorney is a legal scholar, political analyst...
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Blase Interviews Colonel Ann Wright

I’m privileged today to have one of the leaders of the international peace movement, Colonel Ann Wright, who served 29 years in the US Army and Army Reserves and retired as a colonel. She also served 16 years as a US diplomat in the US and around the world, including...
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Blase with a Christmas Pledge of Resistance

I’d like to wish you a blessed Christmas Day. I was thinking today of WWI, which was an orgy of international insanity in pursuit of profit. We remember those old songs: “You’re a grand old flag, Give my regards to Broadway, Send the word, the Yanks are coming,...
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