Fault Lines

Fault Lines

From Washington DC -- the capital of the divided states of America -- it's time for a show that brings you both sides of the issues that the country is talking about.

Episodes

September 17, 2021 170 min
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the indictment of an attorney in the John Durham investigation for lying to the FBI, the horrendous treatment of Steven Donziger for trying to protect people and the environment, and the possibility of having transgender athletes in modern sports.


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Daniel Lazare - Independent journalist and author | John Durham Investigation & Justice for Ja...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the Duma elections coming up in Russia, the new US deal with Australia for nuclear submarines, Chinese policy regarding the Taliban’s control of Bagram airbase, how the FBI failed in handling the Larry Nassar abuse, and how to fix policing in America if its needed.


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Bryan Macdonald - Head of the Russia Desk at RT Online | Duma Elections


Carl Zha ...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the results and impact of the lawsuit between Epic Games and Apple, the extremely controversial admittance of General Mark Milley on his conversations with China, and the infrastructure and reconciliation bills that are seemingly at the mercy of Joe Manchin.


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Professor - Specialist in antitrust and business crime | Epic Games vs Apple


Scott Ritte...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the interests of Russia and China in a newly governed Afghanistan, the possible recall of California Governor Gavin Newsom, and an analysis on a massive report done by The Lancet on true needs of having Covid-19 booster shots.


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Mark Sleboda - International Relations and Security Analyst | Possible Stability in Afghanistan


Dr. Bill Honigman - Prog...
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September 13, 2021 168 min
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about how the US will deal with long-term COVID-19 as the possibility of beating the virus dims, some personal accounts of the events of September 11th, 2001, and the brutal retaliation from the United States for those attacks.


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Dr. Mikhail Kogan - Medical Director at the George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine | Vaccine Mandate and Combati...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the very real fears of mega-intelligent super machines and learning algorithms, the increasing threat of ISIS-K, the overruling of the eviction ban by the Supreme Court, and the lasting political impact on the American failure of the Afghan withdrawal on Biden’s record.

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Roman Yampolskiy - AI safety and security researcher and professor of compu...
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August 26, 2021 171 min
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the opposition to the Taliban in Afghanistan, the Russian evacuation from that country, the development of anti-satellite weaponry, a possible Space Race 2.0, the agenda of the progressives, and Nancy Pelosi’s lasting legacy.

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Scott Ritter - Former U.N. weapons inspector and a weapons of mass destruction whistleblower | Taliban Resistance in Nor...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about what to expect with the future of COVID in the United States and why it will be impossible to reach herd immunity, the contention to come in the Brazilian election, Biden’s actions upsetting the European Nations, and how the Afghanistan withdrawal is worse than Saigon.

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Dr. Gene Olinger - Professor at Boston University and Principal Science advi...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the effects of COVID-19 on children, the pandemic restrictions Australia imposed on their people, the end of Andrew Cuomo and the beginning of Kathy Hochul, and the new deal between Rachel Maddow and MSNBC and what this means for left-wing media.

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Dr. Mikhail Kogan - Medical Director at the George Washington Center for Integrative Medicine | Kid...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the Crimea Platform Summit, the Russian perspective on the American withdrawal from Afghanistan, China’s interests in the future of Afghanistan, the terrible showing by Sha’Carri Richardson, and the true sentiments of Kabul natives on the Taliban returning to power.


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Bryan MacDonald - Head of the Russia Desk at RT Online | Crimea Platform Summit


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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the original rule of the Taliban being a popular group, the opinions of other nations on the US for Biden’s failures with pulling out of Afghanistan, who the Taliban will allow to leave and who must stay, and how Saigon was a better result than Afghanistan.


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Ted Rall - Political cartoonist and syndicated columnist | Afghanistan Then vs Now


Peter ...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about accusations of bullying against Megan Rapinoe, the history of the Taliban and Afghanistan that is fueling an unsure future for the country, the steps Australia is taking to combat Covid-19, and the failure of President Biden in leaving Afghanistan the way he wanted.


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Cordell Woodland - Producer of Fault Lines on Radio Sputnik | Strife Among US W...
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August 18, 2021 169 min
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the US practice of engaging in warfare without actually being in war, how the media portrays the actions of the Taliban, updates on Julian Assange, the backlash Biden gets versus Trump, and the speech by Barbara Lee opposite American involvement in Afghanistan.


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Mark Frost - Economist, professor, consultant, drummer, eagle scout and marine | Afg...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the struggles of Haiti just days after its worst earthquake on record, the mishandling of Afghanistan by the US over the years, the new government of Afghanistan enforced by the Taliban and whether or not America and the rest of the world will accept it.


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Jemima Pierre - Haiti-Americas coordinator for the Black Alliance for Peace | 7.2 Earthquak...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the takeover of Kabul and greater Afghanistan by the Taliban, what this means for the official interference of the United States in that country, how European nations are preparing for a Taliban government, and the upcoming elections in Germany.


Guests:


Mark Sleboda - International Relations and Security Analyst | The Taliban Take Kabul



Scott Ritter - ...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the indecisive democratic party, the significant drop in vaccine effectiveness against the Delta variant, a personal anecdote about Hunter Biden’s antics, and the immunity of the President’s son even though he was addicted to drugs and compromised US resources.


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Joel Segal - Former Congressional Staffer, co-author of HR 676 | Indecisive Dems



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August 12, 2021 170 min
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the 10th provincial capital the Taliban has taken, the new and definitely not improved eviction moratorium, more on the Julian Assange case, and the recent claims of a third laptop of Hunter Biden that was taken by the Russians.


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Mark Sleboda - International Relations and Security Analyst | Taliban Takeover



Tiana Caldwell - leader and Board Pre...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talk about the super strains of Covid-19, the increasingly less effective vaccines, possible solutions for the crime waves in Chicago and Baltimore, the question of institutional racism and corruption in police departments, and the hypocrisy of Obama and his elite friends.


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Dr. Mikhail Kogan - Medical Director at the George Washington Center for Integrativ...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, host Shane Stranahan talks about the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan, the treatment of the Uyghur people from the Chinese government, the raging wildfires all over the world, the nature of the Chinese Communist Party in practice, and the dangers and issues of extensive backpacking or hiking trips.


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Maram Susli - Political Commentator and Geopolitical Analyst | Afghanistan & Uy...
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On this episode of Fault Lines, host Shane Stranahan talks about the conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh between Armenia and Azerbaijan, the difficulty of finding a host country for the Olympics, the large steps New York City and Italy are taking for vaccine proof, and the outcomes the sexual assault claims and nursing home scandal against Andrew Cuomo.


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Mark Sleboda - International Relations and Security Analyst | Armenia and Azerba...
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