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Background Briefing with Ian Master's

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Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Location:

United States

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Background Briefing goes far beyond the headlines and deep under the radar to bring forward truths unheard elsewhere in American media. Background Briefing features international and national news, expert guests, policymakers, and critics offering analysis and insight on national security, foreign and domestic policy, political, cultural, and social issues. backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Language:

English

Contact:

213 422 0537


Episodes

July 6, 2020 - Elie Honig | Jason Stanley | Laura Miller

7/6/2020
To Avoid Prison Will Epstein's Procurer Implicate Powerful Men? | Trump's Full-on Fascist 4th of July Speeches | The Cumulative Effect of the Books by the "Axis of Adults" backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:02:02

July 5, 2020 - David Shimer | Roger Morris

7/5/2020
The History Of The U.S. and Russia Rigging Votes | Trump Could Take Advantage of Multiple Crises If We Take His Bait backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:07

July 2, 2020 - Pavlina Tcherneva | David Halperin | Toby Miller

7/2/2020
Job Guarantees Could Reverse the Epidemic of Job Loss Since the Government Has the Cure | SCOTUS Hands DeVos a Victory to Fund Religious Schools at the Expense of Public Education | Mexico's AMLO Thinks Jesus Christ Can Cure the Pandemic backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:47

July 1, 2020 - Aaron Blake | Michael Davis | Tom Collina

7/1/2020
How Far Out on Limb is Trump With His Latest Routine "Hoax" Defense? | Protestors Arrested On the First Day of China's New Security Law in Hong Kong | With Trump and Putin Having the Ability to Destroy the World at Their Fingertip, We Should All be Worried backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:34

June 30, 2020 - Paul Pillar | David Rohde | Frederick Clarkson

6/30/2020
Trump's Excuses For Ignoring Intelligence Get Increasingly Lame as More Evidence Emerges | The Taliban Side of the Story From Someone Who Was Kidnapped by Them | The Supreme Court's Makeup Gift to the Religious Right backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:01:16

June 29, 2020 - Nicole Hemmer | Christine Fair | Dru Gladney

6/29/2020
Is Trump's Incitement of his Armed Followers to Confront Demonstrators his Reelection Strategy? | In Afghanistan Russia Holds a Grudge But the Taliban Hardly Need to be Bribed to Kill Americans | China's Forced Sterilization of Uighur Women backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:31

June 28, 2020 - James W. Loewen | Luke Harding

6/28/2020
Trump Cares More About Dead Confederate Soldiers Than Live Black Americans | Investigating the GRU's Unit 29155 and Why Trump Has Not Lifted a Finger to Stop Them Killing U.S. Soldiers backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:03:14

June 25, 2020 - Andrew Noymer | Lincoln Mitchell | Lara Friedman

6/25/2020
As Trump Does the Opposite of What is Needed, We Could Have 300,000 Covid Deaths by November | What Happens When Trump Rejects the Election Results? | With Trump's Backing, Israel Moves to Annex 30% of the West Bank backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:01:21

June 24, 2020 - Harry Litman | Cynthia Miller-Idress | Kent Harrington

6/24/2020
Republicans Try to Shut Down Testimony From Critics of Barr | The U.S. Military's Vulnerability to Infiltration by Neo-Nazi Groups | The Latest Threats From North Korea and Why China Props up the Regime backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:01:54

June 23, 2020 - Ari Berman | Jennifer Rodgers | Dr. Lawrence Gostin

6/23/2020
How "Moscow Mitch's" Voting Suppression is Playing Out in Kentucky Today | A Former AUSA with the SDNY on How New York Prosecutors Will Not be Cowed by Barr and Trump | Dr. Fauci's Testimony Today and the Need For the Country to Unite to Face a Common Threat backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:02:03

June 22, 2020 - Scott Horton | Kavita Patel | Andrea Flores

6/22/2020
Strands of Incriminating Evidence Against Trump are Coming Together | An Update on the Pandemic as Trump Pretends it Has Gone Away | Trump and Miller's Relentless Drive to Hurt Immigrants and Their Families backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:01:12

June 21, 2020 - David Rothkopf | Catherine Belton

6/21/2020
To Avoid a Growing Likelihood of Humiliation, Could Trump Walk Off the Job he Doesn't Like Doing | The Real History of Putin and How the KGB Never Went Away backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:07:42

June 18, 2020 - Jacob Heilbrunn | Craig Futterman | Rob Jackson

6/18/2020
Is the Dam Breaking to Sweep Trump Away? | The Killing in Atlanta Reveals a Sadistic Streak in Policing | After a Recent Drop, CO2 Emissions are Surging Back as Countries and States Reopen backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:47

June 17, 2020 - Joshua Geltzer | Lara Bazelon | Joshua Douglas

6/17/2020
Trump and Barr's Frantic Last-Ditch Effort to Stop the Release of Bolton's Book | Trump's "Law and Order" Photo Op Dressed up as Police Reform | Democratic Candidate's Race in Kentucky to Unseat McConnell Tightens backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:00:59:17

June 16, 2020 - Charles Armstrong | Joshua Fitt | Tobias Wolff

6/16/2020
Kim Jong-Un's Sister Issues North Korea's Latest Round of Threats | Chinese Soldiers Club 20 Indian Soldiers to Death on Disputed Border | The Supreme Court's Ruling Protecting LGBT Americans From Being Fired Because of Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:00:56:48

June 15, 2020 - Peniel Joseph | Adam Hochschild | Kate Mackintosh

6/15/2020
An Awakening Underway Will Leave Trump and His Racist Followers in the Rear-View Mirror of History | The Toppling of Statues of Confederate Generals and Slave Traders | Trump's Attack on the Staff of the International Criminal Court backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:04

June 14, 2020 - Malcolm Nance | Stuart Schrader | Steven Simon

6/14/2020
Trump's Misuse of the Most Diverse Class of West Point Cadets as Campaign Props | The Militarized Mindset of Policing in America | Shifting the Focus from Jihadist Terrorists Abroad to Right-Wing Terrorists at Home backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:09:47

June 11, 2020 - Jim Adams | Dr. Scott Ellsworth | Stephanie Kelton

6/11/2020
Trump's Gift to Donald Jr., You Can Now Kill Hibernating Bear Cubs and Their Mothers Along With Wolf Pups | Trump Chooses "Juneteenth" and Tulsa, the Site of the Worst Massacre of Blacks in Our History, for his Campaign Rally | The Economist Stephanie Kelton Explodes the Deficit Myth backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:01:02

June 10, 2020 - Aklima Khondocker | Dennis Kenney | Robert Hennelly

6/10/2020
Is Georgia's Election Debacle the Trump GOP's Strategy for November? | The Feasibility of Defunding the Police | Police Reforms in Camden, New Jersey as a National Model backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:00:58:16

June 9, 2020 - Ian Haney Lopez | Lloyd Green | Ekow Yankah

6/9/2020
Trump's Appropriation of Nixon's 1968 "Silent Majority" Playbook Will Not Work in 2020 | Barr as a Right-Wing Culture Warrior Propping Up a Weak Strongman | Defunding the Police and Eradicating the Culture of Impunity backgroundbriefing.org/donate twitter.com/ianmastersmedia facebook.com/ianmastersmedia

Duration:01:00:46