Wall Street Take-Off: 2012 – 2013

The Bi-Polar World of Rich Bankers in the North Racking Up Record Profits On July 16, 2013, Goldman Sachs, the fifth largest US bank by assets announced its second quarter profits doubled the previous year to $1.93 billion. J. P. Morgan, the largest bank made $6.1 billion in the second quarter up 32% over the […]

Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy

Democracy of the Few, by the Few, for the Few with the ‘Consent’ of the many By Andrew Gavin Marshall One central facet to the development of the modern institutional society under which we live and are dominated today, was the redefining of the concept of ‘democracy’ that took place in the early 20th century. […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 2

Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy This podcast examines a concept of power that emerged in the early 20th century United States, born of social unrest and elite fears of revolution, this new conception sought to redefine democracy for the 20th century. That new definition was based upon using propaganda in order to “engineer […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 1

The American Empire, In Their Own Words This episode takes a critical look at the development of the American Empire during and after World War II, using official State Department documents, formerly top secret documents from the Council on Foreign Relations, and other official sources. Comparing the statements and ideas of those who formed the […]