Ukraine, Intervention, and America’s Doublethink

At what point does the hypocrisy of the United States become too much to bear? With the deployment of Russian forces into Crimea and eastern Ukraine, the US-NATO propaganda machine has kicked into high gear.  Putin has been portrayed as a tyrannical aggressor, while the Obama administration and its European allies have attempted to stake […]

Ukraine’s Sickness & Europe’s Cure

“The specter of profit-seeking financiers with dollar signs in their eyes is all the Ukrainian people can expect” The situation in Ukraine is evolving by the hour.  Right wing ultranationalists and their “liberal” collaborators have taken control of the Rada (Ukrainian parliament) and deposed the democratically elected, though utterly corrupt and incompetent, President Yanukovich.  Former […]

Ukraine and the Rebirth of Fascism in Europe

“Buoyed by the continued support from the US and Europe, these fanatics represent a more serious threat to democracy than Yanukovich and the pro-Russian government ever could.” The violence on the streets of Ukraine is far more than an expression of popular anger against a government.  Instead, it is merely the latest example of the […]

The Secret War in Libya

“The war for Libya rages on, whether the world wants to admit it or not.” The battles currently raging in the South of Libya are no mere tribal clashes.  Instead, they represent a possible burgeoning alliance between black Libyan ethnic groups and pro-Gaddafi forces intent upon liberating their country of a neocolonial NATO-installed government. On […]

Debunking the “U.S. Government Assessment of the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons on August 21, 2013”

“A poorly constructed attempt to justify the politically, militarily, and morally unjustifiable war against Syria” The document entitled “U.S. Government Assessment of the Syrian Government’s Use of Chemical Weapons on August 21, 2013”, released in tandem with public statements made by Secretary of State John Kerry, is merely summary of a manufactured narrative designed to […]

Fomenting Civil War in Egypt

“Serious questions about the true nature of the conflict in Egypt & the disturbing similarities between this incident and similar ones in Syria, Thailand &Elsewhere” The killing of more than 50 people at a demonstration in support of ousted Egyptian President Morsi in Cairo on Monday has justifiably horrified many in Egypt and internationally.  The […]

Saudi Arabia, Qatar & the Struggle for Influence in Syria

The Bond Between the Monarchies is Fraying This week’s resignation of Ghassan Hitto, the so-called “Prime Minister in waiting” of the Syrian Opposition Coalition, coupled with the July 6th election of Ahmed Assi al-Jarba to head the umbrella coalition of US-supported proxy groups attempting to topple the Assad government, has revealed further cracks in the […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 33

“Syria, NATO, and the Global Empire” with Rick Rozoff This week Eric sits down for an in depth conversation with independent journalist and geopolitical expert Rick Rozoff of Stop NATO. Eric and Rick examine the latest developments in Syria with a particular focus on the regional and international geopolitics. They discuss the role of Russian […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 32

“Elections in Iran” with Yassamine Mather This week Eric sits down with Yassamine Mather to discuss this week’s presidential elections in Iran. Eric and Yassamine discuss the important factions (Principlists vs. Reformists) and the ideologies and attitudes they represent. Yassamine provides critical insight into the political and economic conditions of ordinary, working class Iranians living […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 31

“Move to Amend” with David Cobb This week, Eric sits down with David Cobb to discuss the nature of corporations and their immense power over our lives. Eric and David examine the symbiotic relationship between corporations and imperialism, with particular attention to key historical examples. The conversation touches upon some of the most insidious examples […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 30

“Land, Food and the Fight for Justice” with Raj Patel This week, Eric sits down with world renowned author and activist Raj Patel to discuss a number of important issues affecting all of us. Raj provides his insights and analysis on the growing global conflict between powerful multinational corporations and small farmers. Raj explains how […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 29

“Unmasking Empire” with Glen Ford This week Eric sits down with journalist and commentator Glen Ford to discuss a number of key political and geopolitical issues. Eric and Glen examine the ongoing political theater surrounding the Benghazi attacks, providing their analysis of the real story that is being suppressed. They also provide their analysis of […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 28

“Gitmo, Syria, and Beyond” with Eugene Puryear This week, Eric sits down with activist and organizer Eugene Puryear to discuss a number of important issues. First, Eric and Eugene discuss the ongoing hunger strike at the Guantanamo concentration camp and the continued use of torture by the US authorities. Eugene also informs listeners about the […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 27

“Free Mumia Now!” Johanna Fernandez This week, Eric sits down with Johanna Fernandez to discuss the importance of Mumia Abu-Jamal and the movement to free him. Eric and Johanna examine some of the most critical details of the case while, at the same time, focusing on Mumia’s significance in the struggle for peace and social […]

Boiling Frogs Post’s Eric Draitser in Response to Webster Tarpley…

It is sad that, despite all the news about Boston and Central Asia, the continued collapse of the US economy, the further mobilization of the police state apparatus, and so much more, that I have to write something in response to Webster Tarpley.  However, that is precisely the situation I find myself in, having to […]