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The Militarization of American Public Schools


DC on BFP #67 | John Whitehead joins Guillermo to discuss how zero-tolerance p

RadioWHO: El Chapo Escape “Conspiracy Theories”


RadioWHO #7 | "If you think you know what’s going on in Mexico, you’re mis

Arizonans Stage Sit-In to Halt Inland Immigration Checkpoints


Guillermo Jimenez | Arivaca's had enough, and residents of this rural Arizona

 

 

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BFP Roundtable: 28 Pages, The 9/11 “Smoking Gun”?

Boiling Frogs Post | In this introductory episode: Sibel Edmonds, Guillermo Jimenez, and Pearse Redmond introduce the new BFP Roundtable Season, discuss new ideas and possibilities for coming shows, and debate the so-called 9/11 smoking gun: the infamous redacted 28-page Saudi memo.

Peña Nieto’s “Captured without a Shot Fired” Narco-Theater (YouTube Supplemental)

Narconoia Podcast #1 | Peña Nieto’s “Captured Without a Shot Fired” Narco-Theater: A gallery of YouTube videos depicting each of Mexico’s High-Value Target narcos performing their perp-walks for the mass media. Behold the Mexican druglord propaganda parade and sideshow.

Cultural Warfare and Free Speech: A Roundtable Discussion

ClandesTime 47 | Tom Secker, Pearse Redmond, and Guillermo Jimenez discuss three recent examples of the crossover of popular culture and politics: the film The Interview, the attack on Charlie Hedbo magazine in Paris, and American Sniper. We talked about how the popular dialogue around these events has diluted and degraded…

Reorganizing Mexico’s Narco Chessboard

PPR Episode 32 | Pearse Redmond, host of Porkins Policy Radio, interviews TOR’s Danny Benavides on the mass disappearance in Iguala, narco-cartel reorganization and the prospect for a “Mexican Spring.” The conversation begins with Danny explaining what actually transpired last September near the city of Iguala…

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‘Making a Murderer’ Exposes the Crushing Power of the State

Guillermo Jimenez | How easy would it be for the state to convict you of a crime that you did not commit? How much can an innocent man withstand when faced with the full, soul-crushing might of the US criminal-justice system? These are the lingering questions that will echo in viewers’ minds after watching Netflix’s new documentary series…

Civil Libertarians Are in Love with Big Brother’s Body Cameras

Guillermo Jimenez | Call me a cynic, but it seems like the wool has been pulled over our eyes. Following a rash of police-brutality cases in recent years, civil libertarians across the country — and around the world, even — are now nearly in lockstep behind the idea of body cameras as a means to curb the use of excessive force.

When Guns and Farts Collide in Texas

Guillermo Jimenez | In a way, you’ve got to hand it to them: what progressives lack in principles, they certainly make up for in creativity. On Saturday, December 12, pro-gun activists in Austin, Texas, collided with a group of “mass farting” counter protesters. According to the San Antonio Express-News, gun enthusiasts organized a…

Narconoia Podcast: Mexico’s Narco-Insurgency, Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion


Narconoia Podcast #2 | In the past three months, Jalisco's "New Generation" car

Demanufacturing Consent: ISIS in Texas?


DC on BFP #66 | Tom Secker joins Guillermo to discuss the shooting in Garland,

RadioWHO: Shawn Carrie on Baltimore’s Civil Unrest and the Violation of Civil Liberties


RadioWHO #6 | Shawn Carrie, a journalist based in New York, shares his story o

 

 

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TOR Radio: Sibel Edmonds and Pearse Redmond on NEWSBUD

TOR Radio #107 | Sibel Edmonds, Pearse Redmond, and Guillermo Jimenez discuss the forthcoming, 100-percent reader-supported, media venture Newsbud. Also: the curious case of Michael Scheuer and his marriage to the CIA’s “Queen of Torture” Alfreda Frances Bikowsky, and why it matters.

RadioWHO: El Chapo Escape “Conspiracy Theories”

RadioWHO #7 | “If you think you know what’s going on in Mexico, you’re misinformed.” With questions mounting over the prison escape of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and the Mexican government’s credibility at an all-time low, speculative theories have flooded the internet, from the believable to the … not so much.

Narconoia Podcast: Mexico’s Narco-Insurgency, Cartel Jalisco Nueva Generacion

Narconoia Podcast #2 | In the past three months, Jalisco’s “New Generation” cartel has conducted well-coordinated attacks against Mexican authorities, culminating with a large-scale offensive and helicopter shootdown on May 1. But how did this organization suddenly become so dangerous and powerful?

RadioWHO: Shawn Carrie on Baltimore’s Civil Unrest and the Violation of Civil Liberties

RadioWHO #6 | Shawn Carrie, a journalist based in New York, shares his story of covering the Baltimore riots and being shot in the head by a police pepperball and then arrested and held without charge. Carrie recounts how Baltimore police were quick to remind him that under a State of Emergency your rights “go out the window.”

DC ON BFP

The Militarization of American Public Schools

DC on BFP #67 | John Whitehead joins Guillermo to discuss how zero-tolerance policies in public schools have criminalized an entire generation of young students, and trained them how to live in a police state. We also touch on the case of Ahmed Mohamed, and explain how his story has been largely misrepresented in the media.

Demanufacturing Consent: ISIS in Texas?

DC on BFP #66 | Tom Secker joins Guillermo to discuss the shooting in Garland, Texas allegedly carried out by the Islamic State (ISIS): the questionable circumstances, heightened security, FBI foreknowledge and years-long surveillance of one of the alleged shooters, and the potential for it to have been a “Gladio-style” false flag event.

Demanufacturing Consent: Does Your Vote Really Matter?

DC on BFP #65 | Sheldon Richman joins Guillermo to discuss the issue of voting. Is it a duty or a right? Should it be mandatory, as President Obama would like? Are there candidates out there worth voting for? And does any of it really matter, or do these good intentions actually serve to legitimize an inherently corrupt system?

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