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KPFA Special The Costs of War, Thursday August 11, 12-3:30 PM-PST


Mickey Huff and Peter Phillips Co-hosts of  Project Censored Show on Pacifica  at KPFA will host a live three and half hour  special on the Costs of War for the summer fund drive. The show can be heard live on 94.1 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area and Fresno and on www.KPFA.org. The Program will focus on the recent Brown University study on the socio-economic impacts of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and related subjects from scholars worldwide.

 12:00-12:20 Catherine Lutz, Professor Anthro, Brown University, Project Director, Solders and Contractors: Recommendations and Neta Crawford, Professor Political Science at Brown University, Cost of War Project Director,

 12:30-12:50 Norah Niland:   Former Director Human Rights: United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, Afghanistan, social change and women, and Matthew Evangelista, Professor of History and Political Science, Cornell University, Alternatives to War

1:00-1:20 Winslow Wheeler, of the Straus Military Reform Project of the Center for Defense Information Washington DC. Department of Defense Budget, Military Cost of War

1:30-1:50 Dahr Jamail, Human Costs of War, Refugees, Life on the Ground and resistance in the military, Author: “The Will to Resist,”

2:00-2:20 John Tirman, MIT,  Author of  “The Deaths of Others” The Fate of Civilians in America's Wars, Topic: Civilian Civilan Deaths In War—

 2:30-2:50 Linda Bilmes, Professor Public Policy Harvard Kennedy School,  Topic: Costs of Veteran Care

3:00-3:20 John Pilger, Journalist and Film Producer, covering his new documentary, “The War We Don’t See,” which will premiere in Berkeley August 12, 7:30 PM First Congregational Church, 2345 Channing, Berkeley Movie – Plus— Dennis Bernstein & Mickey Huff talking with John Pilger via Skype .

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