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Update-The Lone Gladio: New Launch Date

After nearly two years of nonstop work I have arrived at the final stage on my book – where things start coming together and the countdown begins. It is still a bit early to take a deep breath or welcome a pat on the back. While the bulk of the work required in finalizing and [...]

Guilt by Insinuation

Let’s keep open minds and resist Washington’s propaganda until facts & evidence are in. Why hasn’t Washington joined Russian President Putin in calling for an objective, non-politicized international investigation by experts of the case of the Malaysian jetliner? The Russian government continues to release facts, including satellite photos showing the presence of Ukrainian Buk anti-aircraft [...]

Foundation of the US Empire: Axes of Evil

The US Empire’s Three Regional Axes of Power in the Middle East Empires are not easy to sustain given the multiple enemies that they provoke: at the international level (imperial rivals and emerging new powers), at the national level (national resistance movements, unreliable clients and untrustworthy ‘Sepoy’ armies) and at the local level (boycotts, sabotage [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The U.S. Still Tortures & You Should Still Care

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Rebecca Gordon On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Rebecca Gordon, a philosophy teacher at the University of San Francisco and author of the book Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States. Gordon explains why institutionalized torture remains relevant in the “post-Bush era” of the United States [...]

What I Don’t Like About Life in the American Police State

“A patriot must always be ready to defend his country against his government.”-Edward Abbey, American author There’s a lot to love about America and its people: their pioneering spirit, their entrepreneurship, their ability to think outside the box, their passion for the arts, etc.  Increasingly, however, as time goes by, I find the things I [...]

The New Great Game Round-Up: July 20, 2014

Halliburton’s Fracking Deal in Xinjiang, Turkish Airlines Transporting Tajik Jihadists to Syria and Iraq & 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 [...]

On Point with Charlie McGrath- Ukraine Disaster Will Only Get Worse

Charlie McGrath Presents Professor James H. Fetzer For month the western fomented violence in Ukraine has gone largely unnoticed by western media but with the downing of a Malaysian airliner all attention turns to Ukraine. What brought us here and what comes next? *James H Fetzer is a philosopher of science. Dr. Fetzer has worked [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Open Borders: The Answer to the “Immigration Crisis”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Sheldon Richman On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Sheldon Richman, Vice President of the Future of Freedom Foundation. We discuss the current “humanitarian crisis” along the southern border of the United States regarding the influx of immigrants from Central America. We discuss the politicization of the immigration issue, [...]

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

China’s Questionable Partners in the War on Terror, Tajik Fighters Return Home from Syria & 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 [...]

On Point with Charlie McGrath- RAND Corp Leaked Memo Spells Out Ukraine Blitzkrieg

Charlie McGrath Presents Gary Hendershot Charlie presents an over view of leaked RAND Corp memo and then discuses history of RAND with activist Gary Hendershot. A recent leaked memo from the RAND Corporation spells doom for the people of eastern Ukraine. The grotesque disregard for human life in this memo is staggering. Charlie and Gary [...]

The EyeOpener Report- How to Replace the Federal Reserve

The proposals for alternative monetary systems to the current Federal Reserve paradigm This clip from The Corbett Report’s new feature length documentary, “Century of Enslavement: The History of the Federal Reserve,” outlines some of the proposals for alternative monetary systems to the current Federal Reserve paradigm. Featured ideas include Ellen Brown on state banks, Paul [...]

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

DOD Spent $34,247,537,088+ on 276 Individual Contracts in June 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 $34,247,537,088 on 276 individual contracts during June 2014. RECONNAISSANCE [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Mission Accomplished?! Iraq Crisis Continues with Latest US-Trained Boogeymen

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Peter Van Buren On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Peter Van Buren, State Department whistleblower, and author of the books We Meant Well: How I Helped Lost the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People, and Ghosts of Tom Joad: A Story of the 99 [...]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 117

Technocracy or Conspiracy? Do powerful people ever engage in conspiracies? Of course. Is the world run by a conspiracy? Are institutions like Bilderberg and the Trilateral Commission deserving of their conspiratorial reputations? Here, the question becomes trickier. These institutions represent a structural, institutional and ideological basis for understanding and manipulating power on a transnational basis. [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Nullification Works: Decentralized Solutions for Illegal Spying, Drug War & the Police State

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Michael Maharrey On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Michael Maharrey, National Communications Director for the Tenth Amendment Center. Maharrey provides an update on the progress of the Off Now campaign to “nullify the NSA” at the state and local level, where victories have been won, and which states [...]