If You Love This Planet, Dr. Helen Caldicott

Professor Richard Falk on the status of democracy efforts in Middle Eastern nations and U.S. militarism


Richard Falk

Prof. Falk

This week, Dr. Caldicott talks with Richard Falk, the Albert G. Milbank Professor of International Law Emeritus at Princeton University, where whe was a member of the faculty for forty years until 2001. Prof. Falk is currently Research Professor at the Santa Barbara campus of the University of California, where he directs a research project on Climate Change, Human Security, and Democracy. He served as Chair of the Board of the Nuclear Age Peace Foundation from 2004 to 2012, and in 2008-2009 he was appointed expert advisor to the President of the UN General Assembly. Prof. Falk has published more than 50 books, including his most recent (co-authored with David Krieger, an earlier guest on this program) published in 2012 titled Path to Zero: Dialogues on Nuclear Dangers. Relevant to this interview is the July 2012 article Iran Sanctions: War by Other Means.

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