Processing Distortion with Peter B. Collins: “Free Shaker Aamer!”

Peter B. Collins Presents Andy Worthington In the second of two reports on Guantanamo prisoners, Andy Worthington details the new campaign to bring home Shaker Aamer, the last Briton at Gitmo. With a large, inflatable “Shaker” and a heartfelt endorsement from Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters, activists are demanding that the Cameron government negotiate the immediate […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- War & Empire: “All Enemies Foreign & Domestic”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Shahid Buttar On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Shahid Buttar, a writer, poet, musician, and executive director of the Bill of Rights Defense Committee. In a country seemingly in a perpetual state of war, have any of the freedoms listed in the Bill of Rights survived the test […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 56

America’s Militarization of Africa Last week it was announced that the US was establishing a drone base in Niger, while France continues its war in neighboring Mali. What is the West doing in Africa? To answer that, it would help to look at the role of the West in the past few decades across the […]