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Demanufacturing Consent: Does Your Vote Really Matter?


DC on BFP #65 | Sheldon Richman joins Guillermo to discuss the issue of voting

Narconoia Podcast 1: Peña Nieto’s “Captured without a Shot Fired” Narco-Theater


Narconoia Podcast #1 | Peña Nieto's "Captured Without a Shot Fired" Narco-Thea

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


Narconoia Podcast #1 | Peña Nieto's "Captured Without a Shot Fired" Narco-Thea

 

 

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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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Video Didn’t Save Eric Garner, Body Cameras Won’t Save You

Guillermo Jimenez | Daniel Pantaleo choked a man to death on camera. He wrapped his arm around his victim’s neck and squeezed until the life escaped his body. The victim was, of course, Eric Garner, a 43-year-old black father of six, whose final words, “I can’t breathe,” have become a rallying cry for social justice…

Mass Graves, Murderous State-Cartel Alliance Revealed in Guerrero

Guillermo Jimenez | Over a month has passed since the forced disappearance of the normalistas (student teachers) of the Raúl Isidro Burgos Rural Teachers College of Ayotzinapa, and still 43 remain missing. On September 26, members of the Iguala municipal police and the Guerreros Unidos drug cartel ambushed the caravan of students…

Witness: Laredo Police Knew It Was a Pellet Gun When They Killed Jose Garza

Guillermo Jimenez | An eyewitness to the police killing of Jose Walter Garza in Laredo, Texas, on Saturday has come forward to contradict the official account of events. In an interview with local, independent journalist Hector Cubillos, Gateway Truck Stop CFO Victor Treviño said police know…

Mexicoleaks: The Answer to Mexico’s Narco-Politics Nightmare?


DC on BFP #64 | Danny Benavides joins us to discuss the launch of a new Wikile

Diego Quemada-Díez on the American Dream’s “Golden Cage”


RadioWHO #4 | Diego Quemada-Díez joins Guillermo to discuss his award-winning

Cultural Warfare and Free Speech: A Roundtable Discussion


ClandesTime 47 | Tom Secker, Pearse Redmond, and Guillermo Jimenez discuss thr

 

 

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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.”

RadioWHO: Rebecca Gordon on America’s Longest-Running War

RadioWHO #5 | Rebecca Gordon joins Guillermo to discuss her TomDispatch article: “Can You Say ‘Blowback’ in Spanish? The Failed War on Drugs in Mexico and the United States.” Given the money at stake, and the cyclical nature of “policy failures,” can this truly be called “blowback,” or is something more?

Narconoia Podcast 1: Peña Nieto’s “Captured without a Shot Fired” Narco-Theater

Narconoia Podcast #1 | Peña Nieto’s “Captured Without a Shot Fired” Narco-Theater: As Mexico’s government proclaims that the country is “open for business,” courting investors, tourists, and foreign diplomats, narco-violence continues to escalate. What about all of those druglords they’ve caught?

DC ON BFP

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?

Mexicoleaks: The Answer to Mexico’s Narco-Politics Nightmare?

DC on BFP #64 | Danny Benavides joins us to discuss the launch of a new Wikileaks-style project in Mexico called “Mexicoleaks”: we go over the project’s goals, why its been introduced, who’s involved, their source of funding, and why we remain skeptical about the operation in the “post-Snowden” age.

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