De-Manufacturing Consent- Blowing the Whistle: The Price of Speaking Truth & the Greater Cost of Staying Silent

Guillermo Jimenez Presents Cele Castillo Guillermo Jimenez Presents Cele Castillo On this edition of De-Manufacturing Consent: Guillermo is joined by former DEA Agent, Iran-Contra whistleblower, and author of the book, Powderburns: Cocaine, Contras, and the Drug War, Celerino Castillo III. Cele shares his remarkable story, reflecting on a journey that began over twenty years ago […]

The EyeOpener- Chile-Contra: The CIA’s Latest Latin American Scandal

Bring up the issue of US interference in Latin America, and among that section of the public that does not greet the topic with blank stares, you will usually hear about the same few pieces of well-documented history. US involvement in the overthrow of Allende in Chile in 1973, for instance, or Iran-Contra, where the […]

The EyeOpener- CIA Front Companies

How Much Of The Economy Is Owned By “The Company”? The office of the Director of National Intelligence announced last month that America’s civilian intelligence agencies appropriated a combined 54.6 billion dollars for classified operations this year, but he explicitly refused to provide any details of how the figure was divided up between America’s 16 […]

US Supported Honduras’ Ascent in the Cocaine Business Chain: Putting 2 & 2 & 2 Together

The Real Lords of the Trillion-Dollar Narco-Sphere ‘Two’:I am reading the new sensational headlines on Honduras’ now internationally recognized status as the Western Hemisphere’s major Cocaine Hub: Long an impoverished backwater in Central America, Honduras has become a main transit route for South American cocaine.”Honduras is the number one offload point for traffickers to take […]

Armitage Part II: History in Washington

Mizgin’s Desk Reports Our first look at the life of Richard Armitage, the new American Turkish Council chairman, focused on his adventures in Southeast Asia. Today we’ll look at his history in Washington. Back in Washington in 1980, Armitage served as a foreign policy advisor to President-elect Ronald Reagan, and was soon appointed by Reagan […]

State Department Seeks ‘Viable’ Iranian Candidates

Now Accepting Applications The State Department seeks a ‘viable’ Iranian political candidate to lead and channel the current dissenter factions in Iran to topple the current Anti-US regime and replace it with one certified and approved by the United States Government and US ‘special’ business interests. The latest developments in Iran have presented our ‘real’ […]

Dissecting the Mainstream Media

Part 3 – Gang Pressure In 1996 Gary Webb, a prize-winning investigative journalist at San Jose Mercury News, found himself at the center of a major storm caused by his three-part investigative series published under the title “Dark Alliance.” The series connected the CIA to the contra-cocaine scandal and alleged that Nicaraguan drug traffickers had […]