DisInfoWars with Tom Secker: Is Jacob Appelbaum for Real?

Jacob Appelbaum is a journalist, hacker and a major developer on the TOR project. However, he neglects to mention the origins of TOR (the Office of Naval Research) or the Pentagon’s role in funding its development. In this episode I reflect on whether Appelbaum should be taken seriously as an advocate for an open society […]

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 […]

The Reality Principle -Episode 28

“Gitmo, Syria, and Beyond” with Eugene Puryear This week, Eric sits down with activist and organizer Eugene Puryear to discuss a number of important issues. First, Eric and Eugene discuss the ongoing hunger strike at the Guantanamo concentration camp and the continued use of torture by the US authorities. Eugene also informs listeners about the […]

Soothing the Beast: Saturday Night BFP-Jamiol Music, Episode 28

Bruce Springsteen-“Streets of Philadelphia” Tonight’s BFP/Jamiol Music pick is Bruce Springsteen’s haunting Streets of Philadelphia. Springsteen wrote and performed the song for the 1993 film Philadelphia…the first mainstream film that dealt HIV/AIDS. The song won an Oscar for Springsteen and it was a huge hit around the world. Tonight we Sooth the Beast with the […]

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 […]