Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 147

From Balance of Payments to Balance of Power This episode attempts to take a look at the economic concepts of ‘competitiveness’ and the ‘balance of payments’ position of nations, placing them in an historical and real-world context. What do these terms mean and what are their implications? In general, this is a reference to the […]

BFP Exclusive- The Balkans Presidential December: A Test for the US-NATO Empire

Greece & Croatia: The clear presence of a political alternative to the hegemonic US-NATO Empire  This month the presidential elections will take place in two Balkan countries: Croatia and Greece. The electoral systems in these two countries are different, but what they have in common is the clear presence of a political alternative to the […]

BFP Exclusive – “China & the Balkans: This geopolitical Battle in its Beginning Phases”

China, the Balkans and A Battle for Geopolitical Influence & Power The presence of China in the Balkans is not new. During the years of the Cold War, China closely cooperated first with Albania and then with Yugoslavia. In fact, Albania was one of the key initiators of the UN resolution 2758 which led to […]

BFP Exclusive- “The EU and IMF Rape of Ukraine Agriculture”

Ukraine’s rogue regime lifts the ban on sale of farm land and to open its rich agriculture to Monsanto, DuPont & the GMO agribusiness cartel. The Washington-orchestrated destruction of everything of possible value in Ukraine continues with a vengeance. On top of the deliberate ethnic cleansing of Russian-speaking citizens of the Donbass in eastern Ukraine […]

The Kiev Putsch: Rebel Workers Take Power in the East

The power grab in Kiev will not result in a ‘knife pointed at the heartland of Russia’ Not since the US and EU took over Eastern Europe, including the Baltic countries, East Germany, Poland and the Balkans and converted them into military outposts of NATO and economic vassals, have the Western powers moved so aggressively […]

The Money Changers Serenade: A New Plot Hatches

Former Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, a protégé of Treasury Secretaries Rubin and Summers, has received his reward for continuing the Rubin-Summers-Paulson policy of supporting the “banks too big to fail” at the expense of the economy and American people. For his service to the handful of gigantic banks, whose existence attests to the fact that […]

Egypt Under Empire, Part III: From Nasser to Mubarak

The United States Has Been a Major Sponsor of the Egyptian Dictatorship Between 1952 and 2011, Egypt was ruled by three military dictators: Nasser, Sadat, and Mubarak. Nasser placated labour unrest and imposed many social programs that benefited the population. Sadat subsequently began to break down the ‘social contract’ with Egyptian society, and when Mubarak […]

The Tale of a Turkish Summer: Is there a link between Occupy Gezi and the IMF?

“The Turkish leader now faces an Arab Spring of his own—actually a “Turkish Summer.” Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan’s fall from grace has manifested itself in Istanbul’s Taksim Square. Taksim Square now resembles Egypt’s Tahrir Square. What is interesting to note is that the timing of the massive protests comes a month after Turkey paid its […]

The EyeOpener- Can South America Avoid the Globalist Trap?

Although usually ignored altogether by the English-language media, Latin America enjoyed a period of economic growth and growing international trade during the very time that the wheels were coming off of the American-led G8 economies in the collapse and crisis of the Lehman Brothers-Quantitative Easing era. Now, the region is founding trade agreements and even […]

The EyeOpener- Argentina: In the Shadow of the IMF

It’s funny how quickly perceptions can change on the global stage. Just a few years ago, Argentina was being hailed as a remarkable tale of success snatched from the jaws of defeat. After suffering an economic crisis in 1999-2002 that saw widespread unemployment and riots, the fall of the government, and a national default on […]

Geopolitics with Ryan Dawson-Africa Wars: How Much of Blowback is Really Unintended?

Ryan Dawson Presents Rob Prince Rob Prince a Lecturer – University of Denver, and writer for the Colorado Progressive Jewish News, join us today to discuss neocolonialism in North Africa. Why are the French really intervening in Mali? How are the arms and drug trades connected? How independent are some of these ‘Islamic’ groups from […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 26

The Frankfurt Group & the Economic Colonization of Europe Little-known outside the financial press, the EU experienced an elite coup – a political putsch – by a small group of eight individuals who call themselves the ‘Frankfurt Group’. The informal group was formed in October of 2011, and within a matter of weeks, they had […]

The Geopolitical Stakes in Nigeria—Part I: The Curious Role of the IMF

 What’s in the Store for the 5th Largest Supplier of Oil to the United States? By William Engdahl Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and its largest oil producer, is from all evidence being systematically thrown into chaos and a state of civil war. The recent surprise decision by the government of Goodluck Jonathan to abruptly […]

Podcast Show #70

The Boiling Frogs Presents Richard Moore This is Part 5 of our interview series on the New World Order. You can listen to the previous interviews in this series here: Part I, Part II, Part III , and Part IV. Richard Moore shares with us his unique perspective on the working of the political world […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

Wall Street-ers Top Obama Re-election Supporters… more than 2008, ‘Israeli Style’ Airports in Ex America, The Development of ‘Privacy Killing Technologies’, Libya Transitional Council Rebels in Total Disarray, Mongolia Military Trains with US- Buys Fighters from Russia, US Grows a Tree of Tension with Iran, Video: War by Other Means & More!  BFP Nightly Quote […]