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Michael Hudson’s Super Imperialism: The Economic Strategy of American Empire takes up where Economic Hit Man John Perkins leaves off. Hudson’s book offers a historical overview of how the US empire covertly exacts tribute from the world. But the era of Super Imperialism may be coming to an end, as the subjugated and exploited nations,... Listen
’m reposting this interview, recorded in March 2016, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the murder of Libyan leader Muammar al-Qaddafi. -KB Ellen Brown, author of Web of Debt and The Public Bank Solution, discusses her new article Exposing the Libya Agenda: A Closer Look at Hillary’s Emails: “Critics have long questioned why... Listen
Writer, engineer, and collapse expert Dmitry Orlov has been arguing for 25 years that the USA is heading for a disaster worse than the one Russia suffered after the implosion of the USSR. His new article “The Technosphere chokes on a chip” suggests that a shortage of microchips could set off a cascade of disasters... Listen
CUNY philosophy professor Peter Simpson, author of “Theocracy’s Challenge” and Political Illiberalism, continues last week’s conversation on “debt traps” and discusses the impending fall of the Western neoliberal empire. Is neoliberalism’s achilles heel its financial system, which rewards rent-extracting parasites (like Wall Street) and discourages investment in real infrastructure and goods and services? Is China... Listen
Peter Myers is one of many Australians concerned about Chinese financial encroachment, or “debt trap imperialism.” But are Chinese lenders really as predatory as Western economic hit men? Even the Atlantic now tells us that the “Chinese debt trap”—at least the Sri Lanka version—is a m Listen
If elites have gotten too stupid to solve the world’s pressing problems, who will? Maybe ordinary people? Is the ultimate solution deceptively simple: Grow our own good food and mind our own damn business? That’s my takeaway from the work of Greta Zarro, Organizing Director of World Beyond War and co-founder of Unadilla Community Farm,... Listen
Diana Johnstone, author of “The Great Pretext … for Dystopia, is horrified by World Economic Forum founders Klaus Schwab and Thierry Malleret’s COVID-19: The Great Reset: “Throughout the book, the authors seem to gloat over the presumed effects of widespread ‘fear’ of the virus, which is supposed to condition people to desire the radical changes... Listen
Matthew Ehret writes: “While the world’s attention is absorbed by tectonic shifts unfolding across America as a perfect storm of civil war, and military coup threatens to undo both the elections and the very foundations of the republic itself, something very ominous has appeared ‘off of the radar’ of most onlookers. This something is a... Listen
Eric Zuesse returns to debate his article “Ideology and Coronavirus.” He writes: “There are two polar-opposite approaches for dealing with the challenge of coronavirus-19: libertarian proposals prioritize the economy above the public’s health, whereas socialist proposals prioritize the public’s health above the economy. Libertarian countries rely on developing ‘herd immunity’ to the disease, in preference... Listen
Public banking advocate Ellen Brown, author of Web of Debt, discusses her new article “Another Bank Bailout Under Cover of a Virus.” Halfway through the show she agrees that my “coronavirus conspiracy theories” are plausible, saying: “Yeah, well, I totally agree. There was Event 201. There was ID-2020. I think Microsoft has a patent on... Listen
In this interview bestselling author Daniel Estulin says the fabricated coronavirus crisis is a bankster scam to write off debt and avoid blame for what was already an inevitable global economic collapse: “We’ve reached the limits to growth. And this is systemic for the entire planet. The entire system is in a state of collapse.... Listen
Dennis Speed of LaRouche Pac met Lyndon LaRouche 50 years ago and has worked with the LaRouche Organization over much of that time. Today he joins Truth Jihad Radio to discuss an interesting six-minute passage from Trump’s recent speech to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Dennis views the speech as a slap in... Listen
First 25 minutes: Jason Unruhe of Maoist Rebel News and yours truly join Iranian broadcaster Press TV to discuss the rebellion in Baghdad’s Green Zone, where protestors angered by the US killing more than 30 members of Iraq’s armed forces are threatening to break into the American Embassy. Don’t miss the passionate 9/11 truth rant... Listen
Steve Penfield is the author of Student Debt Cancellation: A Good Idea and a Political Hoax. In it he argues against standard left vs. right, Democrat vs. Republican arguments—and offers this key insight: “An inescapable consequence to any responsible Debt Forgiveness plan is that someone will have to pay. As Michael Hudson says: ‘You can’t... Listen
First hour: Ellen Brown says there are ways to pay for the Green New Deal and more. They include currency reform, reforestation, and hemp. Halfway through the hour Jonathan Mark of FlybyNews calls in to discuss the Apollo 11 anniversary. Second hour: In 2015 Ibrahim Soudy (Ph.D. in Structural Engineering, member of AE911Truth.org) inspired me... Listen
First hour: Australian NWO researcher Peter Myers discusses the public banking movement—which seems to be picking up steam in several countries, including the USA. His most recent email digest of articles: AOC & Ellen Brown push Public Bank for Green New Deal. $ Hegemony ending – Michael Hudson (1) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez wants to fund Green... Listen
Peter Koenig discusses his latest article “Europe on the Brink of Collapse?” He suggests that isn’t just Europe, but the whole West that is collapsing, even as the East (led by China) is rising. We discuss the moral, ethical, and spiritual factors behind the decline of the West. Peter says symptoms of coming collapse include... Listen
Ancient Silk Road Routes.  Credit: Wikimedia Commons
Peter Frankopan's The Silk Roads: A New History of the World shows why we need to re-vision history
The word revisionist derives from roots meaning "to look again." And since history is an ongoing project, whose main purpose is to help us understand where we have come from and where we are going, we obviously need to keep taking fresh looks at the past as we propose new visions of the future. Obligatory... Read More
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