Shaun Attwood on Barry Seal, the War on Drugs and the Prison Industrial Complex
Shaun Attwood joins Our Interesting Times to discuss his book American Made: Who Killed Barry Seal? Pablo Escobar or George H W Bush. We talk about the life and times of Barry Seal and what the exploits of the infamous narcotics trafficker reveal about the true nature of the so-called War on Drugs. We also discuss the role narcotics trafficking plays in shaping the global power structure and the growth of prison industrial complex.
Shaun is a speaker, author and activist based in London, who is banned from the United States for life. Among his several books are Pablo Escobar: Beyond Narcos and American Made: and Hard Time - harrowing yet often darkly humorous account of the time Shaun spent in prison. His website is shaunattwood.com.