On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talked about PBS whitewashing a former al-Qaeda leader, a new test on muons set to reshape modern physics, the latest on the USPS, the Amazon unionization vote in Alabama, and Biden’s new personnel pick to stop Nord Stream 2.
Maram Susli – Political Commentator and Geopolitical Analyst | PBS’s Frontlines Whitewashing of Former Al Qaeda Leader
Markus Klute – Professor of Physics | New Fermilab Muon Test Will Force a Deeper Rethinking of Modern Physics
Chuck Zlatkin – Legislative and Political Director for New York Metro Area Postal Union | The USPS’s Ten Year Plan and the DEJOY Act
Prof. John Logan – Professor and Director of Labor and Employment Studies at SFSU | Amazon Unionization Vote: Looks Like A No, Potential Union Busting Tactics
Peter Oliver – EU correspondent for RT International | Amos Hochstein: Biden’s Pick to Stop Nord Stream 2
In our first hour we were joined by Maram Susli to talk about an article and upcoming documentary on Abu Mohammad al-Jolani, the former head of al-Qaeda (a terrorist group banned in Russia) in Syria who rebranded as the head of Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, a force fighting the Syrian government alongside U.S. Islamist proxies. We turned to Antony Blinken’s morally blind comments on saving children in Syria and surveyed the strategic and economic importance of the Golan Heights.
In our second hour we were joined by Markus Klute to talk about a new…