Demanufacturing Consent: The Snowden-ISIS Hoax

July 28, 2014 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #48 | Tom Secker joins us to discuss the fake “news” story circulating around the web claiming former NSA contractor Edward Snowden released documents proving the CIA/MI6/Mossad are running ISIS. We explain the story’s origins, why it’s bogus, who may be behind it, and how alt media can avoid being misled in the future.

Demanufacturing Consent: Rebecca Gordon on Why Torture Still Matters

July 22, 2014 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #47 | Rebecca Gordon, a philosophy teacher at the University of San Francisco and author of the book Mainstreaming Torture: Ethical Approaches in the Post-9/11 United States, joins us to discuss why institutionalized torture remains relevant in the “post-Bush era” of the United States.

Demanufacturing Consent: Sheldon Richman on Open Borders and the Politics of Walls

July 15, 2014 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #46 | Sheldon Richman joins us to explain why the US government has no moral authority to round up human beings, house them in “detention centers,” and ship them off to countries that in many cases the U.S. helped destroy. Also: the moral and economic arguments for open borders and freedom of movement.

TOR Radio: Imagined Lines Frame Immigration Crisis

July 15, 2014 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #101 | Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides take a look at the root causes of the escalating “humanitarian crisis” unfolding in Central America and along the US-Mexico border. Also, a first-hand account of how prohibitions on drugs and migration have negatively impacted the southern US border over the years.

Demanufacturing Consent: Peter Van Buren on Iraq, ISIS, and the Ghost of Tom Joad

July 7, 2014 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #45 | Peter Van Buren joins us to discuss his time in Iraq working for the State Department in 2009, what he saw, and why he blew the whistle. We discuss the complex situation on the ground, the US-trained and funded bogeymen ISIS, the disastrous consequences of US intervention, and much more.

Beard World Order: Episode 03 – Bilderberg and Secret Societies

July 7, 2014 in Preview, TOR Radio

BWO Podcast #3 | James Corbett, Guillermo Jimenez, and Dan Dicks take on secret societies and other gatherings of the world’s elite. Has the Bilderberg Group’s influence waned over the years? How has it adapted to the information age? What would secret societies look like in a free (stateless) society?

#Narconoia Updates Move to Twitter

July 5, 2014 in Preview, TOR Blog

Danny Benavides | A quick note about the #Narconoia Updates on Traces of Reality. You can now stay up-to-date with news from the US-Mexico borderlands by following me on Twitter @Narconoia. Expect daily links in your timeline to stories and analysis surrounding Mexico’s narcos and the drugwar police state developing at home.

Jack Blood Interviews Guillermo Jimenez on Deadline Live

July 3, 2014 in Preview, TOR Blog

Jack Blood Show | Guillermo Jimenez joins Jack Blood on his live radio show to discuss immigration, the US-Mexico border, the drug war, destabilization in Latin America, the militarization of local police in the United States, culture revolutions, music, art, and much more.

Demanufacturing Consent: Michael Maharrey on Nullifying Illegal Spying, Drug War, and the Police State

June 30, 2014 in DC on BFP, Preview 2

DC on BFP #44 | Michael Maharrey of the Tenth Amendment Center joins us to discuss to progress of the Off Now campaign to “nullify the NSA.” We also discuss how nullification, decentralization, and state’s rights can be used to reign back the militarization of local police and end the war on drugs.

Demanufacturing Consent: Lee Camp on Corporatism, Secrecy, and America’s Exceptional Apathy

June 16, 2014 in DC on BFP, Preview 2

DC on BFP #43 | Lee Camp joins us to talk about his new show on RT America called “Redacted Tonight,” and what it sets it apart from social “steam valves” like The Daily Show. Also, the sociopathic power elite, why good people aren’t very good at planning, consumerism, apathy, and optimism for the future.