DisInfoWars with Tom Secker: Who the Hell are ISIS, Anyway?

ISIS are a terrifying, devastating Sunni militia that emerged out of the Iraqi insurgency and the anti-Assad jihad … except they aren’t particularly religious! And their origin story makes no sense. And militarily speaking they are a joke who could be wiped out within weeks if NATO wanted that. In this episode I take a […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Vigilante Justice in Mexico: Government Corruption, Inaction Revives a Movement”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Ioan Grillo On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by investigative journalist and author of the book El Narco: Inside Mexico’s Criminal Insurgency, Ioan Grillo. Guillermo and Ioan discuss the ongoing struggle in Mexico with focus on the state of Michoacan and the rise of “autodefensas” (civilian self-defense groups) that […]

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 […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 27

Smokey Robinson- “Quiet Storm” It’s been over a half year now of Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music Pick. A lot of Saturday-night listening to an eclectic selection of music here at BFP. I hope you have enjoyed my selections (and the requests) so far. This weeks pick is all about soothing with Smokey […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 27

From Indignados to Occupy The Indignados movement was sparked in Spain on May 15, 2011. In part inspired by the Arab Spring, young Spaniards, who face a 46% unemployment rate, occupied the Puerta del Sol in Madrid for several weeks, protesting against the socio-political and economic system that benefits the few at the expense of […]