BFP Book Review: “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism Is Turning the Internet against Democracy’ by Robert W. McChesney”

A Deep Insight into the Decrepit State of the American Press By Mark Mondalek In the beginning it was Big Government that got the ball rolling: subsidized research and directive forays into digital communication in the decades following World War II, all coalesced within the military-industrial complex, perpetual war, and a blood pact between the […]

BFP Book Review: “America’s Deadliest Export: Democracy”- By William Blum

The Truth About U.S. Foreign Policy & Everything Else By Mark Mondalek In January 2006, an audiotape from Osama bin Laden was released in which he recommended William Blum’s Rogue State as a useful book to read for Americans looking to better understand the “lies and oppression” perpetrated by George W. Bush on the rest […]

BFP Book Review: “The Terror Factory: Inside the FBI’s Manufactured War on Terrorism’ by Trevor Aaronson”

How the FBI creates and facilitates phony terrorist plots so that the bureau can then claim victory in the war on terror. By Mark Mondalek In his speech on national security on May 23, 2013, President Obama addressed the threat of terrorism perpetrated inside the United States, stating that “the best way to prevent violent […]