Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 30

Riots, Rebellion, and the Spanish Miners In anti-austerity protests around the world, over the past several years, we often hear of ‘riots’ breaking out, when bank windows are smashed or rocks are thrown at cops. The violence exists, but the imagery of a ‘riot’ evokes the notion of drunk youths mindlessly causing havoc and setting […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 29

A Greek Tragedy for Europe Increased poverty, social unrest, talk of military coups, removal of democratic leaders, bailouts, exploitation, and detention camps. This is the new Europe, and Greece is the microcosm of the continental crisis. The situation unfolding in Greece, and spreading across Europe, is explosive to say the least. With austerity and adjustment […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 28

Political Language & the Debt Crisis George Orwell wrote that political language is meant to give “solidity to pure wind.” Are politicians and economists simply liars? Or do they speak a different language? Using the example of the European debt crisis, we are able to actually translate political language into the understandable. First, you examine […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials-August 5, 2011

Kharotabad Killings & the Cover Up, No One Safe Under the Espionage Act of 1917,  Disposable Army in Iraq, Pentagon Purchases $23 Billion worth of Drones, Permanent US Base in Iraq, Obama Debt Crisis: A successful Con Game, the End of the Presidential Public Financing, Azerbaijan: Lobbying for U.S. Weapons Sales, Video: Destabilization of Syria […]