Democracy

The Reality Principle -Episode 19

“The Mythology of Democracy” with Sen. Mike Gravel This week, Eric sits down with former presidential candidate and senator from Alaska, Mike Gravel. He and Eric discuss the life and legacy of Hugo Chavez as well as the difficult times ahead for Venezuela. Sen. Gravel discusses his experiences in Congress and his first-hand understanding of [...]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 21

What is Anarchism? Anarchism is often thought of as synonymous with “chaos” and “disorder,” which is a far cry from its original philosophy and actions. As one of the first anarchist philosophers articulated, “Anarchy is Order.” Articulating a philosophy and envisioning a society free of hierarchical organization and domination, anarchy has set itself against all [...]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 9

Leonard Cohen The 9th BFP/Jamiol music pick is Canadian singer-song writer, musician, poet and novelist Leonard Cohen. This pick is especially for the one or two Cohen fans that might be in our audience. Cohen did this song as part of his PBS special Leonard Cohen Live in London. So everyone, kick back and enjoy [...]

Liberty, Anarchy, Property, Democracy & Power

It Must be Freedom for All, or Freedom for None By Andrew Gavin Marshall I have had a number of debates and discussions recently, largely through various social media networks and similar avenues, on some issues that are of major concern to those who seek to confront the challenges of the present and construct a [...]

The American Empire in Latin America

“Democracy” is a Threat to “National Security” By Andrew Gavin Marshall A cohesive American imperial strategy to manage the “Grand Area” of Latin America in the post-War period was established by the newly formed Eisenhower administration in the National Security Council’s draft paper, “U.S. Policy With Respect to Latin America,” in January of 1953. In March, [...]

Let It Cut Both Ways: US Foreign Aid & State Sponsored Terrorism

Material Support to Dictators Who Inflict Terror In June 2010 our rights and liberties suffered a major setback. The United States Supreme Court upheld the broad application of a federal law making it a crime to provide “material support” to designated “foreign terrorist organizations” (FTOs). Under this law individuals face up to 15 years in [...]

US Media & Egypt Coverage: Dodging the Real Issues & Fudging the Real Culprits

$60 Billion US Aid to Egypt=$60 Billion Current Net-worth of Mubarak Family With all eyes and attention on Egypt, the unsavory ‘US Foreign Policy’ has become the topic of choice among the intelligentsia, journalists, and the overly populated US analyst colony. There are scores of analyses out there; thousands of articles, millions of blog threads [...]

Podcast Show #25

The Boiling Frogs Presents John Young John Young provides us with a brief overview of the history, purpose and mission of his well-known website Cryptome.Org. He talks about the recent controversy involving Microsoft Corporation’s attempted legal action against Cryptome, and the temporary shutdown of the site by the ISP Network Solutions. He speaks to the [...]