Sunday, May 21, 2017

Our Interesting Times With Timothy Kelly 2017.05.21


Shaun Attwood on Barry Seal, the War on Drugs and the Prison Industrial Complex

Shaun Attwood joins Our Interesting Times to discuss his book American Made: Who Killed Barry Seal? Pablo Escobar or George H W Bush. We talk about the life and times of Barry Seal and what the exploits of the infamous narcotics trafficker reveal about the true nature of the so-called War on Drugs. We also discuss the role narcotics trafficking plays in shaping the global power structure and the growth of the prison industrial complex.

Shaun is a speaker, author and activist based in London, who is banned from the United States for life. Among his several books are Pablo Escobar: Beyond Narcos and American Made. and Hard Time - harrowing yet often darkly humorous account of the time Shaun spent in prison. His website is shaunattwood.com.

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