Cynthia McKinney and Barbara Honegger on Gaza, Whistleblowers, COINTELPRO, Stepping Out of the Left/Right Paradigm, 9/11 and More!

Cynthia McKinney, PhD

Cynthia McKinney, PhD

Barbara Honegger, MS

Barbara Honegger, MS

Cynthia McKinney, PhD, a former six time Congresswoman from the State of Georgia is an international peace and human rights activist, known for telling the truth about the Unites States war machine. Cynthia gained notoriety while in Congress for her grilling in 2005 of Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld at the House budget hearing when she questioned the practices of rewarding Dyncorp International  with government contracts when they were reported dealing in sex trafficking of young girls. She also grilled Rumsfeld on the trillions of dollars reported missing from the United States defense budget the day before the 9/11 attacks.  Cynthia was held for seven days in an Israeli jail after attempting to bring aid to Gaza on the ship Spirit of Humanity. Ms. McKinney traveled to Libya during U.S. bombing of that country where she witnessed crimes against humanity committed against the Libyan people. In addition to Libya she has traveled to Cuba, Syria, Russia, Iran, Pakistan, and as she puts it: "Wherever U.S. Bombs are dropping" She is the author of Ain't Nothing Like Freedom and editor of
The Illegal War on Libya and  How the US Creates "Sh*thole" Countries. all of these are available through Clarity Press. She holds a B.A. from the University of Southern California, an M.A.L.D. from Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and a Ph.D. from Antioch University.  Cynthia McKinney is a former Green Party nominee for President of the United States and is an Assistant Professor at North South University.

     Barbara Honegger, M.S. has served in high-level positions in the United States Government, including White House Policy Analyst, Special Assistant to the Assistant to the President, and Director of the Attorney General's Gender Discrimination Law Review at the Department of Justice, where she was the highest-ranking official for women's rights in the federal government.  From 1995-2011, Ms. Honegger served as Senior Military Affairs Journalist at the Naval Postgraduate School, the premier science, technology and national security affairs graduate research university of the U.S. Department of Defense.  Her pioneering book, October Surprise on the deep story behind the Iran side of the Iran/Contra scandal led the full-subpoena-power Congressional Iran/Contra Investigation. Since 9/11, Ms. Honegger has been a leading researcher, journalist author and public speaker at conferences and presentations in the U.S., Europe and Canada.  Ms. Honegger is a Board Member of the Lawyers' Committee for 9/11Inquiry and a member of its Grand Jury Petition drafting committee which on April 10, 2018 filed a formal Petition supported by evidence calling for a special criminal grand jury to re-investigate WTCs building 1, 2, and 7 with the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of NY.  Ms. Honegger wrote and produced the video documentary the 9/11 Museum Virtual Walking Tour .  She is also the creator of the groundbreaking 9/11 Pentagon attack video documentary Behind The Smoke Curtain: What happened at the Pentagon, and What Didn't, and Why It Matters, with over a half a million collective views on YouTube.  Ms. Honegger earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Stanford University, a Master of Science degree in Consciousness Studies from J.F. Kennedy University; and Masters level certification in National Security Decision making from the Naval War College.  She has twice run for Congress.

Links to Cynthia McKinney's Books and Website:

All Things Cynthia McKinney

Ain't Nothing Like Freedom

How the U.S. Creates "Sh*thole" Countries - Edited by Cynthia McKinney

The Illegal War on Libya - Edited by Cynthia McKinney

Links to Barbara Honegger's Films:

Behind the Smoke Curtain

9/11 Museum Virtual Walking Tour

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