De-Manufacturing Consent- Take Back Your Drones: US Intervention Only “Brings Back” Death & Destruction

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Jacob Hornberger On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent Guillermo is joined by Jacob Hornberger, the President of The Future of Freedom Foundation. We discuss US interventionist foreign policy in Africa and the ongoing situation with Nigeria, Boko Haram, and the kidnapping of nearly 300 young school girls. We take a look at […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- New World Border: Homeland Security State & the Politics of Walls

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Todd Miller On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Todd Miller, a journalist and author of the new book Border Patrol Nation: Dispatches from the Front Lines of Homeland Security. We discuss the emergence of the “border-industrial complex,” and how its political effects extend beyond the Southwestern United States […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Killing Business: The Illegality and Immorality of Washington & the CIA

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Philip Giraldi On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent Guillermo is joined by former CIA officer and Executive Director of the Council for the National Interest, Phil Giraldi. We discuss Giraldi’s latest article, “The Cognitive Dissonance of Spying,” and explore the post-9/11 “culture shift” within the CIA, the US government, and the country […]

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 […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The US Corporate State Threatens Free & Open Exchange

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Alfredo Lopez Will Your Entire Internet Belong to Facebook? On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by activist, writer, and founding member of May First/People Link, Alfredo Lopez. We discuss the ways in which the United States government, along several key corporate partners, continues to militarize the internet to further […]

BFP Roundtable Video 5– Our Takes on NATO, Russia, Turkey & the “New Cold War”

In this edition of the BFP Roundtable, Peter B. Collins, Guillermo Jimenez, James Corbett and Sibel Edmonds discuss the latest moves in the formation of a so-called “new cold war” between NATO and Russia. We also tackle Seymour Hersh and his recent article in the London Review of Books examining Turkish involvement in the Syrian […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Adversarial Billionaire, Media Consolidation & False Idols

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Mark Mondalek On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Detroit-area writer and BFP contributing author, Mark Mondalek. We discuss Mark’s latest article on BFP, titled “And an Oligarch Shall Lead Them: Omidyar, Greenwald & First Look Media’s Attack on the Future of the Press.” We consider various issues throughout […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Boston Bombing Revisited: Official Narrative Unraveling”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Russ Baker On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Russ Baker, founder, director, and editor of WhoWhatWhy.com, and author of the book Family of Secrets: The Bush Dynasty. We discuss the many ways in which the official narrative of the Boston Marathon Bombing has unraveled, and how much of […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “El Chapo & Bin Laden: PR, Propaganda & the Politics of Violence”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Danny Benavides On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent Guillermo is joined by Danny Benavides, Contributing Editor of TracesofReality.com. We discuss the capture of Sinaloa Cartel leader and “Public Enemy No. 1,” Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and go over Danny’s latest article, “Mexico’s Bin Laden: The Capture of Chapo Guzman Provides Illusory Victory […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Protest is Not Terrorism: The NATO 3 & Chicago Style Subversion”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Kevin Gosztola On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Kevin Gosztola, writer for Firedoglake.com and co-author of the book Truth and Consequences: The US vs. Private Manning. We discuss the trial of Brian Jacob Church, Brent Betterly and Jared Chase, better known collectively in the media as the NATO […]

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 […]

A Dark Narco-Alliance Reborn: The DEA-Sinaloa Connection

US Involvement Affirms Economic Dependence on Drug Trade and “War” In 1996, investigative reporter Gary Webb shocked readers of the San Jose Mercury News with a series of articles he titled, “Dark Alliance.” In it, he chronicled the relationship between the CIA, Nicaraguan Contras, and crack cocaine dealers in Los Angeles during the Iran-Contra affair of […]

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 […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Spies, Lies & the Money that Binds Them”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Douglas Valentine On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by author and CIA expert, Douglas Valentine. We discuss the NSA leaks regarding the agency’s assistance in the CIA assassination program that were promised, but so far not delivered, and how the focus on tactical matters as opposed to strategic may […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- “Aaron Swartz’s Legacy, SOPA 2.0 & Net Neutrality”

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Peter Ludlow On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by Professor of Philosophy and expert in digital culture, Peter Ludlow. Guillermo and Peter discuss the legacy of Aaron Swartz, as both an internet pioneer and vocal activist, one year after an overzealous prosecution led to his suicide. We take a […]