War Of The Worlds w/ Tom Secker – Ep 126
Author and podcaster Tom Secker, host of the ClandesTime podcast and writer / publisher of Spyculture.com, joins us to discuss the 2005 Tom Cruise movie, War Of The Worlds, which is based on the famous H.G. Wells novel. Both its development and release during the early days of the War on Terror and the war in Iraq give it that “Could this be terrorists…again?!!” facade, while the military units seem more interested in crowd control than fighting the aliens. Lastly, it’s undeniably a Steven Spielberg movie through and through; be prepared to root for a hero who does almost nothing heroic.
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The United States has become synonymous with empire and endless war, American troops sit in 70% of the world's countries, and yet, most Americans don't know that. The military is joined disproportionately by a 'warrior caste’ whom carry this enormous burden, making a less diverse force and ensuring most of society doesn't see their sacrifice. And American tax dollars, funding hundreds of billions in unnecessary spending on global hegemony, are robbed from the domestic needs of ordinary Americans. We aim to change that. Join Danny, Henri, and Keagan, three leftist combat veterans, as they discuss how to turn the tide against endless war and repair the damage America has caused abroad.
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