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Interview with Dr. Daniele Ganser and Michael Ruppert on various deep political topics

June 12, 2011 Leave a comment

An extraordinary interview with two of my favorate deep political researchers: Dr. Daniele Ganser, author of NATO’s Secret Armies: Operation Gladio and Terrorism in Western Europe, and Michael Ruppert, author of Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil. Their respective books provide a profound examination of the operation of the Anglo-European “deep state”. Anyway, here’s the interview:



Bill Moyers 90-minute program on the American deep state, from 1987

June 12, 2011 1 comment

Wow, how little we’ve learned over the past 25-ish years. The following video is a 90-minutes program aired in 1987 by a much younger Bill Moyers, following the relevalations of the Iran arms-for-hostages deal:

Amazing how much deeper and pervasive the national security state is today after 9-11, as documented in this 2010 write up by the Washington Post.


Glenn Greenwald presenting on Wikileaks and “deep” power structures at the Lannan Foundation, March 2011

June 11, 2011 Leave a comment

The best journalist alive today IMO, speaking on Wikileaks at the Lannan Foundation on March 2011:


Al Jazeera set to release Palestine Papers

January 23, 2011 Leave a comment

In WikiLeak-like fashion, Al Jazeera will release over the next four days thousands of documents detailing a decade of secret Israeli-Palestinian negotations, collectively dubbed The Palestine Papers. Below is Part 1 of a panel discussion from Al Jazeera TV on the topic:

The rest of the panel discussion can be viewed on the Al Jazeera Channel on YouTube. For more, see Zero Hedge’s essay on the topic, including comments.


I think I have a news-crush on Al Jazeera

January 23, 2011 2 comments

I recently posted on the wonderful coverage by Al Jazeera on the Tunisia crisis. Then I stumbled on the coverage a week before on Al Jazeera’s coverage of the election in Sudan below:

Fantastic journalism. I think I will increasingly turn to Al Jazeera, and particularly their Listening Post program and Al Jazeera’s channel on YouTube.

On the topic of the Sudan, kudos to both the Satellite Sentinal project and actor George Clooney’s work for bringing attention to the situation in the Sudan:


Tunisia: why the Revolution was not televised in the West – Al Jazeera

January 23, 2011 1 comment

Posted on January 22 2011 on YouTube:

Give me Al Jazeera over CNN or pretty much any American media outlet anyday.


Wikileaks impact on Journalism – Frontline Club

January 13, 2011 2 comments

Frontline Club discussion on the impact Wikileaks has had on the way journalism is done in 2011.

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