Oct
22
2004

Anne-Marie Cusac on voting rights, Dave Lindorff on the military draft

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The election is less than two weeks away. But while media watch the candidates, who's watching the process? Allegations of voter intimidation and suppression are popping up all over-- but are the press shining a light on them or sweeping them under the rug? We'll hear from investigative reporter Anne-Marie Cusac of The Progressive magazine.

Also on the show: Bush denies any possibility of a new military draft, while Kerry says there is great potential for a draft. But the draft questions didn’t spring up out of thin air. We'll talk to journalist David Lindorff, whose story Oiling Up the Draft Machine has just won a Project Censored award.

LINKS:

Bullies at the Voting Booth, by Anne-Marie Cusac (The Progressive, October 2004)

Oiling up the draft machine?, by Dave Lindorff (Salon.com, 11/3/03)