Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 18

Bilderberg: Talk Shop, World Government, or a Bit of Both? Commentary on the secretive Bilderberg group – whose annual meeting is fast approaching – tends to fall into one of two polarized camps: those who claim it is a mere talk shop for global ‘has-beens’ who get together to discuss past glories and triumphs, and […]

Podcast Show #85: US-Israel War on Iran & the Myth of Limited Warfare

The Boiling Frogs Presents Dr James Petras Professor James Petras returns to our show to discuss the mounting threat of a US-Israeli military attack against Iran and the two-track US war propaganda- one directed at Iran, the other targeting the ‘liberal public’ to confuse and undermine the majority public opinion. He provides us with several […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 17

The Maple Spring: The Student Movement in Quebec There has been a virtual media blackout – or outright propaganda campaign in regards to the current student strike and emerging social movement taking place in Quebec, Canada, now entering its 12th week. There have been over 160 protests in over 70 days, with constant police brutality, […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 16

The Lost Generation? Move out of home, go to school, get a loan, graduate, get a job, pay your taxes, get a mortgage, buy a house, get married, have kids, grow old, and die. My generation, and those that follow, are incapable of meeting the expectations that are held up for us to meet. The […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 14

Black Power: From Harlem to Haiti and Hanoi What is Black Power? When, where, how, and why did it emerge? Taking a look at the Civil Rights movement in the broader context of a Black Liberation Movement, we must examine the concept of Black Power, and look to the revolutionary philosophers of action who both […]

Podcast Show #83

The Boiling Frogs Presents William Engdahl William Engdahl returns to our show to discuss the continuing tension with Iran driven by Israel and US propaganda, the effect of the war rhetoric in creating the ideal backdrop for a massive speculative spike in oil, and the role of key banks such as Goldman Sachs and JP […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 13

Canada’s Rockefellers: The Name is Power People know the name Rockefeller: from the oil barons, to the bankers and industrialists, politicians and think tanks, foundations, universities and in the whole realm of globalization, the name Rockefeller is synonymous with power and oligarchy. There is another name, just north of the border, which is also known […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 12

The College Crisis We are in the midst of a major college crisis: more students than ever before are graduating with professional educations and immense debt into a jobless market with no opportunities. The result of such a scenario, as any historian would warn, is the development of social unrest, dissatisfaction, rebellion, and potentially, revolution. […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 11

Phony 2012 What are the broader motivations and implications behind the Kony 2012 video? Taking a look at the geopolitics of the region, its recent history, and Western subsidies for dictatorships (“dictatorship by franchise”) as well as profiting off of genocide (such as in the Congo), the Kony 2012 video is designed as an emotional […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 10

The Road to Tehran The Western imperial powers seem intent on regime change in Iran. It has been said that, “the road to Tehran is through Damascus,” and such sentiments have been expressed by the King of Saudi Arabia, a ruthless tyrant who represses his own and neighboring populations (such as in Bahrain), and who […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 9

American Imperial Adventures in Asia The American Empire had an early start in East and Southeast Asia, beginning with a U.S. Marine invasion of an Indonesian town in 1832, another Indonesian town in 1839, and a brief occupation of Danang (Vietnam) in 1846. From there, the United States sought to expand its commercial hegemony and […]