RadioWHO: El Chapo Escape “Conspiracy Theories”

July 24, 2015 in TOR Radio

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

May 21, 2015 in TOR Radio

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

May 18, 2015 in Preview, TOR Radio

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

April 10, 2015 in Preview, TOR Radio

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

March 26, 2015 in Preview 2, TOR Radio

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?

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

February 13, 2015 in TOR Radio

RadioWHO #4 | Diego Quemada-Díez joins Guillermo to discuss his award-winning film “La Jaula De Oro,” coming to US audiences in the summer of 2015 on HBO as “The Golden Dream.” The film raises powerful and timely issues dealing with US immigration and drug policy, as well as political interventions in Latin America.

RadioWHO Podcast: CIA Crack Kingpin Freeway Rick Ross

December 17, 2014 in TOR Radio

RadioWHO #3 | “Freeway” Rick Ross joins Guillermo Jimenez on the RadioWHO podcast to discuss life before, during, and after the CIA drug game. Rick talks openly about growing up in poverty, struggles with illiteracy, and what led him down the path to become a $3 million-a-day Los Angeles crack dealer with hidden CIA support.

RadioWHO Podcast: Hollywood’s Most Unique Agent

December 8, 2014 in TOR Radio

RadioWHO #2 | Paul Alan Smith joins us to discuss why he left a lucrative job at one of Hollywood’s most influential agencies to found his own company, and shares his perspectives on the way Hollywood shapes American culture, the media’s role in “democracy,” and the establishment’s last word on Hollywood productions.

TOR Radio: Mexico’s Murderous Narco State

November 3, 2014 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #106 | Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides discuss the abduction and murder of blogger and citizen journlaist “Felina” @miut3, the massacre in Tlatlaya, and the forced disappearance of the 43 student teachers from the Ayotzinapa normalista school near Iguala, Guerrero.

Beard World Order: Episode 05 – The ISIS Conspiracy

October 22, 2014 in TOR Radio

BWO Podcast #5 | Guillermo Jimenez, James Corbett, and Peter B. Collins celebrate the annual unveiling of America’s new enemy. This year, the distinction goes to the evildoers in the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Or is it the Khorasan group? What happened to Al-Qaeda? Ebola? Who knows…