Perpetual Wars

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: Will US Deploy Mercenaries in Syria, Iraq?

Peter B. Collins Presents William Hartung As the US embarks on a new open-ended war in Iraq and Syria, initial funding is from a Pentagon slush fund, the Overseas Contingency Operations account. Bill Hartung has been analyzing the American war machine for years, and he predicts that military contractors will provide the first “boots on [...]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: America’s Empire of Chaos

Peter B. Collins Presents Pepe Escobar Taking a well-deserved break from his travels at his home in Sao Paolo, Pepe Escobar returns to cover many hotspots. We open with his assessment of the upset in Brazil’s presidential election, where rival candidates are forming an alliance, and jump from there to the forced marriage in Kabul [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- War & Empire: The Instruments of 21st-Century Tyranny

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Abigail Hall On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Abigail Hall, a research fellow at the Independent Institute and a graduating PhD student at George Mason University. We discuss Abigail’s latest paper published in the Independent Review titled “Perfecting Tyranny: Foreign Intervention as Experimentation in State Control.” Abigail explains [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Iraq, 9/11(What’s In Those 28 Pages?) & Scottish Independence

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Doug Owen On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Doug Owen, senior editor of Blacklisted News, host of Blacklisted Radio, and co-host of The DoomCast. We discuss the latest round of US military aggression in Iraq, why the “war fatigued” American public appear to be largely in favor of [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Continuity of Agenda: 20 Years of War in Iraq

Democrats & Republicans United in Continuity of Agenda! On September 10, 2014, Barack Obama became the fourth consecutive US President to announce the bombing of the country of Iraq. Whether it’s a conservative former head of the CIA; a freewheeling, smoothing talking womanizer from Arkansas; a bumbling Bonesman with a fake Texas accent, who was [...]

Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: What Do We Really Know About Russia?

Peter B. Collins Presents Journalist Terry Phillips The first episode of a new public TV program, International Focus, is called “What Do We Really Know About Russia. Terry Phillips was a CBS News correspondent in Moscow when the Soviet Union broke up, and he takes a big-picture look at US-Russian relations, framed around the 1850 [...]

The Emperor’s Rage: Let Chaos Envelop the World!

Obama: A Liar of Munchausen Proportions with a Bad Case of Political Paranoia, War Hysteria & Megalomania Chaos reigns and spreads as enraged leaders in the US, Europe and their clients and allies pursue genocidal wars. Mercenary wars in Syria; Israel’s terror bombing on Gaza; proxy wars in the Ukraine, Pakistan, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and [...]

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 [...]

The EyeOpener Report- Debunking the “War is Good for the Economy” Myth

No, WWII Did Not End The Great Depression! The idea that Great Depression was finally brought to an end by the onset of WWII has been staple of history textbooks, documentaries and various war propaganda for decades. This myth continues to be perpetuated to the present day. The idea that war is good for the [...]

Washington’s Iraq “Victory”

The Neoconservative conquest of the Middle East is becoming an al Qaeda conquest The citizens of the United States still do not know why their government destroyed Iraq. “National Security” will prevent them from ever knowing. “National Security” is the cloak behind which hides the crimes of the US government. George Herbert Walker Bush, a [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Evil That Men Do: Corporatism, Secrecy & America’s Exceptional Apathy

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Lee Camp On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Lee Camp, stand-up comedian and host of Redacted Tonight on RT America. Lee talks about his new show, the comparisons to other comedy news shows like The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and what sets his show apart from the [...]

BFP Roundtable Takes on Apathy & What Can Be Done About It

The BFP Roundtable takes on the public apathy surrounding the illegal wars of aggression, the extrajudicial drone assassinations, the illegal warrantless wiretapping, and other outrages of our era. Why is the public so passive in the face of such abuses? And what can be done about it? Find out more in this must-see BFP Roundtable [...]

We’ve had more than enough Revelations …and the American Majority has spoken

The American Majority & Its Deadly Chronic Disease Called Apathy They say we need more revelations. I say we have had more than enough revelations on synthetic wars, atrocities, surveillance and torture. They wonder when the majority of Americans are going to speak up. And I say: The American Majority has already spoken—loud and clear. [...]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Take Back Your Drones: US Intervention Only “Brings Back” Death & Destruction

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Jacob Hornberger On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent Guillermo is joined by Jacob Hornberger, the President of The Future of Freedom Foundation. We discuss US interventionist foreign policy in Africa and the ongoing situation with Nigeria, Boko Haram, and the kidnapping of nearly 300 young school girls. We take a look at [...]

How Much War Does Washington Want?

The Propaganda That the West Represents the Hope of the World is a Great Lie “America does not at the moment have a functioning democracy.” -Former US President Jimmy Carter I doubt that the Ukraine crisis precipitated by Washington’s overthrow of the democratic government is over. Washington has won the propaganda war everywhere outside of [...]