Published on Jul 11, 2013
Abby Martin Breaks the Set on George Bush the Humanitarian, Heading the FBI, Solitary Confinement, and Sexual Assault in the US Military.
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EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin calls out the University of Denver for its outrageous decision to honor former President George W. Bush the ‘Improving the Human Condition’ award. Abby then dissects the track record of the new FBI director, James Comey, as Obama’s latest continuation of the Bush era, citing his support for indefinite detention and torture. Abby then goes over the latest updates in the ongoing hunger strike by California prison inmates, and talks to Rachel Meeropol, Senior Staff Attorney at the Center for Constitutional rights about the physical and emotional effects of solitary confinement. BTS wraps up the show with a discussion on sexual assault in the military and talks to victim, Brian Lewis, President of ‘Men Recovering from Military Sexual Trauma’ about his experience and what people can do to change rape culture in the military.
Category News & Politics