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The West Marches East, Part 1: The U.S.-NATO Strategy to Isolate Russia

A little historical context to help elucidate the current clash of gangster states In early March of 2014, following Russia’s invasion of Crimea in Ukraine, the New York Times editorial board declared that Russian President Vladimir Putin had “stepped far outside the bounds of civilized behavior,” suggesting that Russia should be isolated politically and economically [...]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 109

Globalization’s ‘Game of Thrones’ In the popular television show – and the books it was based upon – we are witness to the internal politics, passions and power-plays of the main ruling dynasties of a fictional world, vying for power, going to war, conniving and controlling, killing and cooperating in a Machiavellian manner. The modern [...]

US Government’s Soft Spot for World Leaders with Hidden Treasure Boxes

Your Secrets Are Safe with Us Until … In May 2013 I wrote an article on USA-Installed global puppets listing their common characteristics and their similar treatment by their master pre and post installment, including their period of exile: Kyrgyzstan’s Maksim Bakiyev: Long Live Washington’s Exiled Kings! My lengthy commentary included three real-life examples: Pakistan’s [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- You Can Get Fooled Again: Powerful Sociopaths & the People Who Love Them

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Douglas Lucas On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by freelance writer and journalist, Douglas Lucas. We discuss Lucas’s latest article, “Portrait of a failed president: Inside the art of George W. Bush.” We examine how presidential libraries, like the latest in Dallas, Texas, function as self-aggrandizing propaganda tools, and [...]

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

Azerbaijan Cracks Down on Mullah Gülen Movement, Azerbaijan’s Syria-Problem, SCO Fights Color Revolutions & Drug Trafficking *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 [...]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 116

Stevie Wonder and Sting- “Higher Ground & Roxanne” It’s a twofer/twofer night for the Soothing the Beast BFP/Jamiol Music pick. The first twofer is two great artists on stage….Sting and Stevie Wonder. The second twofer is that they are performing two great songs…Wonder’s Higher Ground and Sting’s Roxanne. So it’s a double dose of talent [...]

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 [...]