Why Is Haiti Poor? Politics, Disaster and the Predatory State

Mark Danner discusses the disastrous earthquake in
Haiti, showing how its devastating consequences are rooted in the country's
turbulent history and predatory government.

Tags: Haiti

February 04, 2010

Media Roundtable: State of the Union, Haiti and the London Summit

Mark Danner, Nancy Youssef and Charles Homans discuss President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address, Haiti in the earthquake's aftermath and the London Summit about negotiations with the Taliban.  On KALW's Your Call Media Roundtable.

January 29, 2010

Looking Back on the Age of Genocide

Mark Danner reflects on what we can
learn from the genocides of the late 1990s.  With Bridget
Conley-Zilkic of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for
the Voices on Genocide Prevention podcast.

January 28, 2010

Haiti's Earthquake and its Aftermath

Mark Danner and Congresswoman Maxine Waters on GRITtv with Laura Flanders, discussing Haiti in the aftermath of the earthquake.

Tags: Haiti

January 20, 2010

Mark Danner speaking with Enrique Cerna on "Conversations at KCTS 9"

Mark Danner in an interview with Enrique Cerna on Conversations at KCTS 9, speaking about torture, democracy and empire, true democracy, the future of peace and his book Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War.

January 18, 2010

Constructing Myths of America with Mark Danner

Mark Danner joins Laura Flanders in the studio on GRITtv to discuss his book, Stripping Bare the Body, and hopes and fears for the U.S. under Obama.

December 18, 2009

Escaping Bush's State of Exception: Torture and Truth, Obama and Us

Mark Danner delivers the Irving Howe Memorial Lecture, CUNY Graduate Center, New York 

December 16, 2009

Mark Danner interviewed by students at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Mark Danner interviewed by students following his lecture discussion his book, Stripping Bare the Body, at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort. 

December 04, 2009

Mark Danner speaks at University of South Carolina-Beaufort

Mark Danner speaks about his book, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War, at the University of South Carolina-Beaufort. 

December 04, 2009

Stripping the Body Bare: Mark Danner speaks at the World Affairs Council, San Francisco

Mark Danner talks about his book of essays, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War, which covers such topics as the war on terror, the use of torture by the Bush administration, and U.S. involvement in the Balkans and Haiti. He spoke at the World Affairs Council in San Francisco.

November 12, 2009

Stripping Bare the Body - Six Questions for Mark Danner

Mark Danner interviewed by Scott Horton, Harper's Magazine. 

October 28, 2009

Mark Danner Speaking at the 2009 Wellfleet Meetings

"Obama and Us: Why We Seem Unable to Escape Bush's 'State of Exception"
Introduction by Robert Jay Lifton.

October 24, 2009

Mark Danner on Bill Moyers Journal

President Obama has been holding one meeting after another trying to decide whether to escalate the war in Afghanistan. He would do well to hold off another discussion until he has sent everyone home for the weekend to read this new book with the provocative title, STRIPPING BARE THE BODY, and a cover that holds the eye like a magnet.

October 16, 2009

Stripping Bare the Body: An evening with Mark Danner and Amy Goodman

Mark Danner discusses his new book, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War, with Amy Goodman, host and co-founder of Democracy Now! at Tishman Auditorium, The New School, New York, on October 15, 2009.

October 15, 2009

"Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War" Mark Danner on Democracy Now!

Mark Danner interviewed by Amy Goodman on "Democracy Now" about his new book, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War.

October 14, 2009

¿Cuándo debe hacerse público lo confidencial?

Entrevista con Mark Danner sobre el secreto informe del Comité Internacional
de la Cruz Roja (CICR) sobre la tortura en Guantánamo.

September 11, 2009

Investigating CIA Abuses

Mark Danner with Mark Mazzetti and Reuel Marc Gerecht on On Point Radio with host Jacki Lyden on Attorney General Eric Holder's appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate alleged CIA abuses in the War on Terror.

September 01, 2009

The Red Cross Report and What it Means

Mark Danner interviewed by Gene Burns, KGO-AM 810 Radio, San Francisco.

Tags: Torture | ICRC | Interviews | KGO

June 09, 2009

Torture and Security: The Speeches of President Obama and Dick Cheney

Mark Danner and David Gergen on Anderson Cooper 360, CNN

May 21, 2009

Cheney, Obama, and National Security

Mark Danner and David Gergen on Anderson Cooper 360, CNN

May 21, 2009

Truth-telling in Eliasson's 'Parliament of Reality': On Music and Torture

A talk by Mark Danner at Olafur Eliasson's Parliament of Reality, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. May 15, 2009

May 15, 2009

The Red Cross Report, The Torture Memos, and Political Accountability

Mark Danner interviewed by Harry Kreisler, "Conversations with History," the Institute for International Studies, University of California Berkeley.

May 13, 2009

Tortured Reports: Mark Danner and Dafna Linzer

A conversation for bloggingheads, excerpted on

May 08, 2009

Torture on Trial

A documentary for LinkTV with featured commentators Mark Danner and Jane Mayer

May 05, 2009

The Paradoxes of Torture

 Mark Danner in discussion with Bill Moyers and Bruce Fein

May 01, 2009

The Paradoxes of Torture: What Do We Do Now? (web supplement)

Mark Danner and Bruce Fein in conversation with Bill Moyers

May 01, 2009

Torture: What is to be Done, Now?

A discussion with Mark Danner and Liz Holtzman, at the New York Institute for the Humanities. New York University.

May 01, 2009

Torture Memo Backlash

Mark Danner and David Gergen on "Anderson Cooper 360"

April 17, 2009

Red Cross Report: Medics Grossly Violated Ethics

Mark Danner interviewed about the ICRC Report by Michele Norris, NPR "All Things Considered"

April 10, 2009

Black Sites Exposed

Mark Danner on the Rachel Maddow Show, MSNBC

April 07, 2009

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