Abby Martin Breaks the Set on Toledo’s Toxic Algae, Spying on Spies, Sleep Deprived Side Effects & Norman Finklestein’s Solutions for Gaza.
EPISODE BREAKDOWN: On this episode of Breaking the Set, Abby Martin remarks on a massive toxic algae bloom threatening the health of the residents of Toledo, Ohio; citing run-off from pesticides and sewage as contributors to the situation. Abby then reports on admission by the CIA Inspector General that tech specialists at the agency spied on staff members of the Senate Intelligence Committee, while Senators worked on drafting a report related to the CIA’s torture and rendition program during the Bush administration. Abby then speaks with Steven Frenda, doctoral candidate at UC Irvine and lead researcher in a recent study linking lack of sleep with the creation of false memories, and discussing how this may also be a social justice issue. BTS wraps up the show with an interview with author and activist, Norman Finklestein, discussing the latest updates related to Israel’s siege on Gaza and why he believes.
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