Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 4

What is the Nature of Power? How does power function? What are the effects of power? Is it necessary? This episode seeks to introduce the listener to some thoughts on the concept of power, in both the concentration of it on one hand, and the lack of it on the other. Power can be concentrated […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 3

Punishing the Population: The United States in Haiti & the Dominican Republic This podcast episode examines the early 20th century United States military occupations of Haiti (1915-1934) and the Dominican Republic (1916-1924), undertaken as an imposition of the Monroe Doctrine (1823) declaring Latin America as the “backyard” of the United States. The ruthless military occupations, […]

Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy

Democracy of the Few, by the Few, for the Few with the ‘Consent’ of the many By Andrew Gavin Marshall One central facet to the development of the modern institutional society under which we live and are dominated today, was the redefining of the concept of ‘democracy’ that took place in the early 20th century. […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 2

Power, Propaganda, and Purpose in American Democracy This podcast examines a concept of power that emerged in the early 20th century United States, born of social unrest and elite fears of revolution, this new conception sought to redefine democracy for the 20th century. That new definition was based upon using propaganda in order to “engineer […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 1

The American Empire, In Their Own Words This episode takes a critical look at the development of the American Empire during and after World War II, using official State Department documents, formerly top secret documents from the Council on Foreign Relations, and other official sources. Comparing the statements and ideas of those who formed the […]