We discuss surveillance of left while real threats come from the right. David Holthouse on the rhetoric versus the reality of danger from militants, Maureen Murphy on subpoenas to people who were working in support of Palestinian rights.
Covered in this broadcast,
Topics in Media Matters, their audio clip on King, Subpoenas issued to Palestinian rights activists in US, they refuse to testify and receive command to appear before grand jury,
Right wing threats worse now that Obama is in the White House, this as King hearings put focus on Muslims and he mixes in contexts having to do with peace activists and environmentalists, Also, Southern Poverty Law Center research, number of hate groups tops 1000 for first time since 1990s.