“Speaking Truth to Empire” on KFCF 88.1 FM independently owned and locally operated since 1975 in Fresno, Dan Yaseen interviews Medea Benjamin, co-founder of CODEPINK, a women led peace group working to end US wars and militarism.
Medea is an author and a peace & justice activist. She has worked for social justice and human rights in Asia, the Americas, and Africa for over 30 years. Topics of discussion include worsening U.S. – Russia relations; War in Ukraine and an increasing danger of a nuclear war.
Host Dan Yaseen was born in Karachi, Pakistan and immigrated to the United States in 1974. He received MS in Electrical Engineering from Michigan State University. He has been an independent life and health insurance broker for over 30 years, specializing in Medicare.
Dan has always been interested in politics and history. He follows global issues and geopolitics. After the tragedy of 911, he decided silence was no longer an option and became an anti-war, anti-Empire activist.
He is a charter member of Peace Fresno, was President 2004-2005; he is currently Vice President – Membership. He is also on the boards of Fresno Center for Nonviolence. He is the host of the radio show, Speaking Truth to Empire on VT Radio and on 88.1 KFCF Free Speech Radio for Central California.