Demanufacturing Consent: Counterinsurgency Wars – From Gaza to Ferguson

August 20, 2014 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #50 | Kevin Gosztola joins us to discuss the ongoing situation in Ferguson, Missouri, the killing of Michael Brown, and the larger issues of police accountability and incremental militarization. We also go over the similarities in counterinsurgency and paramilitary tactics in play both in Ferguson and Gaza.

Demanufacturing Consent: Kevin Gosztola on The NATO 3 and Chicago Style Subversion

February 17, 2014 in DC on BFP

DC on BFP #29 | Kevin Gosztola joins us this week to discuss the case of the NATO 3 and what it tells us about the current state of “free speech” in the United States. Also, the issue of suspicionless surveillance and how local police play a larger role in the “panopticon” than you might think.