De-Manufacturing Consent- Are Americans Getting Serious about Ending the Drug War?

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Phillip Smith On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Phillip Smith, writer and editor of the Drug War Chronicle and drug policy activist. Phillip describes what end to the drug war in the United States would look like, and how close we may be to achieving this goal. We […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Nullification Works: Decentralized Solutions for Illegal Spying, Drug War & the Police State

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Michael Maharrey On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Michael Maharrey, National Communications Director for the Tenth Amendment Center. Maharrey provides an update on the progress of the Off Now campaign to “nullify the NSA” at the state and local level, where victories have been won, and which states […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Prohibition Kills: Legislating Morality Has Deadly Consequences”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Peter ChristOn this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by retired police captain and co-founder of LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition), Mr. Peter Christ. Guillermo and Peter discuss the heroin overdose of Philip Seymour Hoffman and the many other thousands of people whose deaths could have been prevented if not for […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “A Journey through the Narcoland: Money, Drugs, Lies & the Worst Face of Government Corruption”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Anabel Hernandez On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by investigative reporter and author of the bestselling book, Narcoland: The Mexican Drug Lords and their Godfathers, Ms. Anabel Hernandez. Anabel shares her remarkable story, detailing the tragedy her family endured and how it sparked a journey uncovering the hidden world […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- Blowing the Whistle: The Price of Speaking Truth & the Greater Cost of Staying Silent

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Cele Castillo Guillermo Jimenez Presents Cele Castillo On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by former DEA Agent, Iran-Contra whistleblower, and author of the book, Powderburns: Cocaine, Contras, and the Drug War, Celerino Castillo III. Cele shares his remarkable story, reflecting on a journey that began over twenty years ago […]

NarcoNews: Assassinated DEA Agent Kiki Camarena Fell in a CIA Operation Gone Awry

He Was Killed, They Say, Because “He Knew Too Much” About Official Corruption in the Drug War By Bill Conroy DEA agent Enrique “Kiki” Camarena was abducted in early February 1985 shortly after leaving the US consulate in Guadalajara, Mexico. His body was found several weeks later, partially decomposed, wrapped in a plastic death shroud […]

NarcoNews: Former ICE Informant Sues US Prosecutors, Federal Agents

Litigation Claims US Officials Conspired to Silence the Informant & Cover-up Their Role in the House of Death Murders By Bill Conroy-NarcoNews A former US government informant who penetrated one of the most ruthless drug organizations in Mexico has filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against a group of federal prosecutors and agents as well as […]

De-Manufacturing Consent with Guillermo Jimenez Presents Bill Conroy: Black Ops& Black Markets

Mexico’s Drug War “Realignment” and the Unseen Hand of the CIA On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by investigative journalist for Narco News, Mr. Bill Conroy. Guillermo and Bill discuss the recent release of Rafael Caro Quintero, who in 1985 was convicted, along with former kingpins Miguel Felix Gallardo and Ernesto Fonseca, […]

Release of DEA Agent Kiki Camarena’s “Murderer” Is Game Changer for CIA

Narco-Trafficker Rafael Caro Quintero Knows Where All the Skeletons Are Buried in the US’ Dirty Drug War By Bill Conroy-NarcoNews *The following are excerpts from the latest analysis by one of my favorite investigative journalists Bill Conroy at NarcoNews. I encourage you to read the article in its entirety here at NarcoNews: The recent release […]

De-Manufacturing Consent with Guillermo Jimenez-Stateless Order: Libertarian Solutions to Real World Problems

“Political philosophy & the application of libertarianism to present-day situations” with Sheldon Richman On today’s episode of De-Manufacturing Consent, Guillermo is joined by Sheldon Richman, the Vice President of the Future of Freedom Foundation. Sheldon and Guillermo discuss political philosophy and the application of libertarianism to present-day situations. We explore issues regarding the drug war, […]

Narco News: FBI Director Candidate Comey Complicit in “Dark Chapter” in US History

Former Deputy Attorney General Played Leading Role in Cover-Up of US Government Informant’s Participation in Mass Murder in Mexico By Bill Conroy President Barack Obama is expected to nominate former George W. Bush-era Deputy Attorney General James Comey as the next director of the FBI, according to multiple media outlets that have published fawning reports […]

Drug-War Homicides Spiking Under Mexican President Peña Nieto

Mexico-based Private Security Firm’s Intelligence Shows Big Jump in Murders, Political Assassinations Since December 2012 By Bill Conroy The administration of Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto has made it a priority to divert the media’s focus from the drug war and toward his economic efforts to bring the Latin American nation in closer alignment with […]

Banks Are “Where the Money Is” in the Drug War

“Big Lenders Face Few Hard Consequences for Violating Anti-Money Laundering Laws” By Bill Conroy Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Wachovia (acquired by Wells Fargo in 2009), HSBC Holdings, ING Bank, Standard Chartered, American Express Bank International, and not a few others, have a common bond beyond ranking among the largest banks in the world. […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 40

Drug War or Class War? To understand the nature of the drug war, one must turn to history, and notably, the history of prohibition in the United States, directed against what were called the “dangerous classes,” such as poor immigrants and workers, Mexicans and blacks. Prohibition of drugs is a method of social control, turning […]

Murder of Miami’s ‘Cocaine Queen’ Offers Teaching Moment

The Truth of the Drug War Won’t Be Found in Hollywood or the Mainstream Media — Which Both Work From the Same Tired Script By Bill Conroy Griselda Blanco, 69, was cut down in front of a butcher shop in Medellin, Colombia, in early September by a middle-aged man who was delivered to the murder […]