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CIA torture claimsThis week on CounterSpin: What does the CIA torture report say about torture–and about us? We’ll talk with Rebecca Gordon, author of the book Mainstreaming Torture, about the big questions we should be asking.

wall-street-june-9-2014Also this week: When you read or hear about pensions in the corporate media, one thing comes through loud and clear: There’s no money to pay for workers’ retirement. We’ll talk to journalist David Sirota, who’s been reporting a different pension story altogether–one about how Wall Street investors and hedge fund managers see public pension plans as cash cows.



–“American Torture — Past, Present and…Future?,” by Rebecca Gordon (TomDispatch, 12/14/14)

–David Sirota’s reporting for the International Business Times.