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The EyeOpener Report- Medicated to Death: SSRIs & Mass Killings

SSRI stands for Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitor, and it is a class of drugs that is often used to treat depression and anxiety. It includes Prozac, Zoloft, Celexa, Paxil and a host of other commonly prescribed antidepressants. And the perpetrators of a raft of school shootings, mass murders and other violent incidents in recent years [...]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 108

Georgia: Prelude to Ukraine? In 2008, the small Eastern European nation of Georgia invaded the breakaway province of South Ossetia, bombing Russian peacekeeping forces in the process, and prompting a Russian military invasion of Georgia itself. This war was the result of years of US and NATO moves to the east, building relations and increasing [...]

Washington Is Humanity’s Worst Enemy

In the 21st century Washington has established as its hallmarks every manifestation of tyranny How does Washington get away with the claim that the country it rules is a democracy and has freedom? This absurd claim ranks as one of the most unsubstantiated claims in history. There is no democracy whatsoever. Voting is a mask [...]

Zambada Niebla’s Plea Deal, Chapo Guzman’s Capture May Be Key to an Unfolding Mexican Purge

NarcoNews: History & Court Pleadings Help to Connect the Dots Mainstream Media Is Missing Jesus Vicente Zambada Niebla, the son of a powerful co-founder of Mexico’s Sinaloa narco-trafficking organization, has agreed to tell the US government everything he knows about his alleged partners in crime, their operations and enablers, US authorities announced earlier this week. [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The US Corporate State Threatens Free & Open Exchange

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Alfredo Lopez Will Your Entire Internet Belong to Facebook? On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by activist, writer, and founding member of May First/People Link, Alfredo Lopez. We discuss the ways in which the United States government, along several key corporate partners, continues to militarize the internet to further [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 13, 2014

Russia Prepares for More Unrest amid Victory in Chechnya, Turkmenistan-Where Western Pipe Dreams Meet China’s New Silk Road, Kyrgyz Opposition Does Washington’s Bidding & More! *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia [...]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 115

Kings of Leon – Pyro Week 115 of the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick introduces us to a group noted for their alternative, arena rock sound. The group is Kings of Leon with brothers Anthony Followill, Ivan Followill, Michael Followill and their cousin Cameron Followill. The song is Pyro. So tonight it’s the Kings [...]

BFP Roundtable Video 5– Our Takes on NATO, Russia, Turkey & the “New Cold War”

In this edition of the BFP Roundtable, Peter B. Collins, Guillermo Jimenez, James Corbett and Sibel Edmonds discuss the latest moves in the formation of a so-called “new cold war” between NATO and Russia. We also tackle Seymour Hersh and his recent article in the London Review of Books examining Turkish involvement in the Syrian [...]

BFP Exclusive Report- A Distillation of DOD Funding Priorities for March 2014

DOD spent $34,742,395,713+ on 244 individual contracts in March 2014 The Pentagon issues a jumbled list of contracts every business day around 5:00PM local time. Our project distills an entire month of these contracts into an accessible form. The Department of Defense (DOD) spent at least $34,742,395,713 on 244 individual contracts during March 2014. SALIENT [...]

Obama & Indoctrinating a New Generation

Another Symptom of the Banana-Republicization of America Is there anyone out there who still believes that Barack Obama, when he’s speaking about American foreign policy, is capable of being anything like an honest man? In a March 26 talk in Belgium to “European youth”, the president fed his audience one falsehood, half-truth, blatant omission, or [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Adversarial Billionaire, Media Consolidation & False Idols

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Mark Mondalek On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Detroit-area writer and BFP contributing author, Mark Mondalek. We discuss Mark’s latest article on BFP, titled “And an Oligarch Shall Lead Them: Omidyar, Greenwald & First Look Media’s Attack on the Future of the Press.” We consider various issues throughout [...]

Another Fraudulent Jobs Report

The US unemployment figures are as deceptive as the employment figures The March payroll jobs report released April 4 claims 192,000 new private sector jobs.Here is what John Williams has to say about the claim: “The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) deliberately publishes its seasonally-adjusted historical payroll-employment and household-survey (unemployment) data so that the numbers [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: April 6, 2014

NATO Eyes Ex-Soviet States-Russia Eyes Iran, the Struggle for Tajikistan & More *The Great Game Round-Up brings you the latest newsworthy developments regarding Central Asia and the Caucasus region. We document the struggle for influence, power, hegemony and profits in Central Asia and the Caucasus region between a U.S.-dominated NATO, its GCC proxies, Russia, China [...]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 114

Peter Tosh – “Equal Rights” Jamaican reggae musician Peter Tosh is this week’s Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music Pick. Tosh was a core member of the band The Wailers and went on to a successful solo career. The song tonight is Equal Rights…Enjoy…DJPJ

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 106

NATO, the IMF & the ‘New Imperial Age’ in Ukraine At the end of the Cold War, a ‘new world order’ was announced alongside declarations of ‘the end of history’. The United States – and with it, state-capitalist ‘democracy’ – reigned victorious over all other forms of social organization. The object, then, was to expand [...]