Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: How Did “NSA Reform” Bill Get Shredded in the House?

Peter B. Collins Presents Nadia Kayyali In this interview with EFF activist Nadia Kayyali, we look at the process that drastically changed the already-weak “USA Freedom Act” that was passed by House Judiciary and Intelligence committees before it went to the floor and was rammed through with no amendments and only an hour of debate. […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- You Can Get Fooled Again: Powerful Sociopaths & the People Who Love Them

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Douglas Lucas On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by freelance writer and journalist, Douglas Lucas. We discuss Lucas’s latest article, “Portrait of a failed president: Inside the art of George W. Bush.” We examine how presidential libraries, like the latest in Dallas, Texas, function as self-aggrandizing propaganda tools, and […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 36

The Public Relations of Political Awakening The modern industrial democracy requires modern techniques of propaganda in order to function. This was the belief – both articulated and implemented – by the elite in the early 20th century. Out of this belief grew the functions of modern state-capitalist democracies, the public relations industry, and consumer society, […]