Takes On The World

Alternate Wednesdays, 9:00am to 10:00am
  • Hosted by Jeff Blankfort

Jeff Blankfort is a radio program producer, writer, and journalist. His articles have appeared in CounterPunch, Dissident Voice, Mondoweiss, Pulse Media, Left Curve and the Encyclopedia of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. His program looks at international politics and affairs, with an emphasis on the Middle East. Recent guests have included Phil Giraldi, Joe Lauria, Diana Johnstone, Grant Smith, Robert Parry, Andrew Cockburn, and James Carden.

Four days before the 26th anniversary of the first US instigated coup against Haiti’s first democratically elected president, Jean Bertrand Aristede, Pierre Laboissierre, Co-founder of the Berkeley-based Haiti Action Committee, describes the emergence of the Lavalas movement and of a priest of the people, Aristede, as their leader.

On the Wednesday 13 September 2017 edition of KZYX Takes on the World, host Jeff Blankfort interviewed US Army Major Danny Sjursen, a veteran of Afghanistan and Iraq wars who is still on active duty at Ft. Leavenworth, Kansas. 

Listen to the full interview by clicking here.

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It's Wednesday, and Joy La Claire of Forthright Radio and Jeff Blankfort of Takes on the World are appealing for support with an interview with writer, educator, and women's rights advocate Betsy Hartmann about her recent book The America Syndrome: Apocalypse, War and our Call to Greatness. Jeff and Joy are offering Hartmann's book as a thank you gift for a pledge of $150 or more.