DisInfoWars with Tom Secker- A Philosophy of Fear?

Tom Secker Presents Professor Lars Svendsen In a culture that in many ways is characterized by social disintegration, fear is something we all share, a unifying perspective on existence. Political fear does not arise in a vacuum, it is created and maintained. This week we explore these ideas with Professor Lars Svendsen, the author of […]

DisInfoWars with Tom Secker- The Politics of Fear

Today, almost all politics are a politics of fear, and almost all policies are defended and excused through some notion of ‘security’. Fear-therefore-security is the dominant political dynamic of our time. This week I take a look at these concepts, exploring whether all politics is a politics of fear, and offering examples of when this […]

Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 141

Urban Rebellions and Racist Rhetoric Starting with some mainstream and social media analysis of the recent events in Baltimore, this week’s rant takes on the political language of racism, the effect that media propaganda has in indoctrinating that racism into its viewers, and the comparison of coverage of black and white riots in recent years. […]

The Neoconservative Threat to World Order

Why did Washington revive the threat of world annihilation? This week I was invited to address an important conference of the Russian Academy of Sciences in Moscow. Scholars from Russia and from around the world, Russian government officials, and the Russian people seek an answer as to why Washington destroyed during the past year the […]

Geopolitics with Ryan Dawson- “Is the UN Security Council Just a Dysfunctional Bully’s Pulpit?”

Ryan Dawson Presents Jason Ditz Jason Ditz joins us to discuss the Israeli bombings of Syria, the chemical weapons hype/re-hype, the US’s capricious nature on their foreign policy regarding Syria and the latest attempted peace negotiations for Syria held jointly between the US and Russia. On a grander scale, is the UN Security Council just […]

Ghost-Buster Journalism & Ghost-Chasing Activism

On Doing Something to Stop This Current & Ongoing Rape A few weeks ago I called up an independent journalist friend and asked whether she would like to write articles on topics of mutual interest at Boiling Frogs Post. She said she had been swamped with several projects, including a book in progress, all involving […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

More Planes & Bombs for Libya, Libya in Pictures, the Covert War in Yemen, the Staggering Price Tag for Iraq-Afghan Wars, Budget Cut=Return to the Draft?, Echelon Incest, The Silent Liquidity Freeze & More Newsworthy NATO Calls for More Planes to Bomb Libyan Targets Libya in Pictures: What the Mainstream Media Does Not Tell You […]

BFP Select Nightly News & Editorials

New US Jails in Afghanistan, the Syrian Paradox, MIC: The Enemy Within, Media’s Endless War Propaganda, CIA in Business with the Parent Group to Al-Qaeda … & More! Newsworthy ‘Deadliest Six Months’ for Civilians in Afghanistan U.S. Building New Jails across Afghanistan Iran Rejects US Claims of Role in Iraq Attacks Libya Says 1,100 Dead […]

Is Israel the Sole Determinant of US Presidential Elections?

They Say They Are… Are the elections results of US presidential elections determined by 2% of the population? Can the five million or so Jewish population be counted as the US majority? Does the Israel lobby shape the majority of US voters’ decisions? Is Israel the main determinant of political elections’ results when it comes […]

US Media & the Coverage of the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Biased, Tainted, and Filtered? A few days ago I was on the phone talking with a great journalist and one of the best analysts around on the US media. We were discussing various factors of influence on our media, including many so-called alternatives, and naturally, we started talking about the Israel Lobby Factor. You know, […]

OSAMA BIN LADEN AND JOURNALISM 101

REFER TO A SOURCE IN THE PRESENT TENSE ONLY IF YOU CAN VERIFY THAT SOURCE EXISTS “There is no recent credible first-hand information on when bin Laden was last seen,” writes Asia Times Online correspondent Syed Saleem Shahzad in his December 12, 2009 article, “Osama Can Run, How Long Can He Hide?”. This line, however, is […]

Weekly Round Up for November 13

National Security Letters, the Deceitful Media & the Convergence of Interests This week we interviewed Mark Klein, the AT&T whistleblower; the interview should be posted in 3 or 4 weeks. I know you’re going to find it interesting and enlightening. Speaking of AT&T, check out our contributor Ishmael’s informative interview with Jeff Farias here. I […]