David Barsamian

One of America's most tireless and wide-ranging investigative journalists, David Barsamian has altered the independent media landscape, both with his weekly radio show Alternative Radio -now in its 28th year- and his books with Noam Chomsky, Eqbal Ahmad, Howard Zinn, Tariq Ali, Arundhati Roy and Edward Said. His latest book of interviews with Noam Chomsky is Power Systems: Conversations on Global Democratic Uprisings and the New Challenges to U.S. Empire. His best-selling books with Chomsky have been translated into many languages. Barsamian was deported from India in 2011 due to his work on Kashmir and other revolts. He lectures on world affairs, imperialism, the state of journalism, censorship, the economic crisis and global rebellions.

He is winner of the Media Education Award, the ACLU's Upton Sinclair Award for independent journalism, and the Cultural Freedom Fellowship from the Lannan Foundation. The Institute for Alternative Journalism named him one of its Top Ten Media Heroes. The Boulder Daily Camera, Barsamian's hometown newspaper, published this feature about David in 2011. As Arundhati Roy wrote for The Guardian, Barsamian was deported from India in 2011 due to his work on Kashmir and other revolts. He speaks all over the world.

Programs Featuring David Barsamian

Date Recorded     Handle Program Title Audio Sample?    
2012: 07/06 #BARD003 Gunning for Iran  
2013: 03/03 #BARD002 I Have a Drone   )
2013: 06/14 #BARD004 Israel, the U.S. & Mideast Policy   )
2012: 09/12 #WOLR006 Live From City Lights  
1998: 06/18 #BARD-HIGJ001 Live on Hightower's Chat 'n Chew  
1994: 04/14 #BARD-KNOE-LANS001 Media Treatment of Arabs and Islam  
- #ZINH001-BARD001 Original Zinn: The Tapes  
1995: 05/24 #BARD001 The Right-Wing Attack on Public Broadcasting  
1969: 12/31 #CULT040 Music, Culture and Religion in Egypt