Empire, Power & People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 116

Technocracy Against Democracy What is technocracy? How has it evolved? This episode examines the rise, ideology, institutionalization and spread of technocracy (“rule by experts”) around much of the world. In particular, this episode looks at the Trilateral Commission as one of the main transnational technocratic institutions, which was a major force behind three recent technocratic […]

The Purpose of Education: Social Uplift or Social Control?

The Path to Deconstructing Democracy In Part 1 of this series, I examined the elite assault on education – through the Chamber of Commerce, right-wing think tanks, and the Trilateral Commission – which arose in response to the massive social and political activist movements of the 1960s. The threat of popular democratic participation – that […]

Class War & the College Crisis

The “Crisis of Democracy” & the Attack on Education Today, we are witnessing an emerging massive global revolt, led primarily be the educated and unemployed youth of the world, against the institutionalized and established powers which seek to deprive them of a future worth living. In Chile over the past year, a massive student movement […]

The American Empire in Latin America

“Democracy” is a Threat to “National Security” By Andrew Gavin Marshall A cohesive American imperial strategy to manage the “Grand Area” of Latin America in the post-War period was established by the newly formed Eisenhower administration in the National Security Council’s draft paper, “U.S. Policy With Respect to Latin America,” in January of 1953. In March, […]

The Council on Foreign Relations & the “Grand Area” of the American Empire

The Making of the American Empire By Andrew Gavin Marshall The process of establishing an American Empire during and after World War II was not – as has been postulated (by those who even admit there is such a thing as an ‘American Empire’) – an ‘accident’ of history, something America seemingly stumbled into as […]

The Rockefeller World, Council on Foreign Relations & the Trilateral Commission

‘The Ultimate Networking & Socializing institution among the American elite’ By Andrew Gavin Marshall The following is a sneak peak from a chapter in Andrew Gavin Marshall’s upcoming book funded through The People’s Book Project. It is quite apparent in the history of America from the late 19th century and into the 20th century, that […]