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The Last State of the Union: The Real Obama Legacy

As President Obama prepares to deliver his final State of the Union address, Brian Becker analyzes the legacy of his presidency together with former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and author and activist Eugene Puryear.

Will he be remembered for…

The Knock on the Door: Feds launch terrifying raids & deportations of asylum seekers including children

On today’s episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker addresses the recent wave of night-time raids, arrests, and deportations from the United States of immigrants from Central America. He is joined by Juan Jose Gutierrez, the director of the Full…

Iraq in flames: Destroying Ramadi to “Save” it

On today’s episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker discusses the “liberation” of Ramadi from ISIL and why the U.S. has been waging war in Iraq since 1991. He is joined by Raed Jarrar, Iraqi-American political analyst from the American Friends Service…

North Korea Tells the World: “We have a hydrogen bomb now, and it works”

On today’s special episode of Loud & Clear, host Brian Becker tackles the issue of North Korea’s announcement that the country just conducted their first test of a hydrogen bomb.

Joining him for the full hour to discuss the ramifications of the…

Gun Lobby Calls For Arming Teachers and Janitors In Schools After Obama’s Speech

Larry Pratt, executive director of Gun Owners of America, joins host Brian Becker to discuss his views on President Obama’s executive order on gun control. Pratt argues that not enough Americans are in possession of firearms.

In the second segment of…

State Department Was Warned of Saudi Executions

Ali al-Ahmed, director of the Institute of Gulf Affairs, tells host Brian Becker that he warned State Department officials about the upcoming executions of critics of the Saudi monarchy that put Iran and Saudi Arabia on the brink of military conflict….

Ray McGovern: From the Halls of the CIA to Critic of the Establishment

After a nearly three decade stint at the CIA from 1963 to 1990, McGovern went on to become a fierce critic of the way intelligence was being used by the U.S. government, particularly the Bush administration in the run up to the war in Iraq in 2003. A…

Jill Stein: US Has to Nationalize Energy Companies

On today’s special episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by presumptive 2016 Green Party Presidential hopeful Jill Stein, an advocate for the overhaul of the two-party electoral system.

Stein ran as the Green Party candidate in 2012,…

George Galloway: An Anti-War Mayor for London?

On today’s special episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker is joined by legendary British parliamentarian and London mayoral candidate George Galloway, a long-time thorn in the side of the political establishment. Kicked out of the Labour Party in 2003…

William Binney: NSA Could Have Prevented 9/11

On today’s special episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker interviews National Security Agency whistleblower William Binney. Before the earth shaking revelations by figures such as Chelsey Manning and Edward Snowden, there were NSA agents turned critics…