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

May 21, 2015 in Preview 2, 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?

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

March 26, 2015 in 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?

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

March 26, 2015 in TOR Blog

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.

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

March 23, 2015 in DC on BFP

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.

Reorganizing Mexico’s Narco Chessboard

December 16, 2014 in TOR Blog

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…

After Aytozinapa, Is Mexico on the Verge of Revolution?

December 16, 2014 in TOR Blog

Reality Bytes Radio | Neil Foster, host of Reality Bytes Radio, talks to Traces of Reality’s Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides about Mexico’s narco state, the forced disappearance of the normalistas from the Ayotzinapa school in Guerrero, the wave of civil unrest and what may lie ahead for the troubled nation.

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.

Masterminds Behind ISIS Mexican Cartel Grid Jihad Revealed! (or Why the Media Thinks You’re Stupid)

September 13, 2014 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #104.2 | Guillermo and Danny illustrate how a product of government propaganda — that serves to further legitimize the “war on terror,” justify another war, and accept a greater loss of liberty — nevertheless found willing mouthpieces among some of the larger “alternative media” outlets.

Hector Cubillos on the Truth about Laredo’s Killer Cops

September 13, 2014 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #104.1 | Hector Cubillos joins Guillermo and Danny to discuss the police killing of Jose Walter Garza that took place on August 30, in Laredo, Texas. Hector has now interviewed two witnesses that confirm police are lying about what actually took place in the moments before they killed Garza.

TOR Radio: USAID Hijinks in Cuba, ISIS, and Gaza

August 12, 2014 in TOR Radio

TOR Radio #103 | Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides breakdown news stories from the previous week, including: USAID/CIA up to their old tricks in Cuba, ISIS Takes Narco-Style Propaganda to the Next Level, and Rand Paul Loves Israel More Than You.