Global Currency War, Central Banks ‘Race to the Bottom’, Europe Capitalist ‘Weak Link’–audio

9 August 2019 — Jack Rasmus

In the wake of last week’s Trump-China Trade War tariff hike, the fallout continues: No trade deal 2019 for certain. More market instability coming. Central banks worldwide rushing to lower interest rates and currencies falling–aka the currency war has arrived. Europe’s 3 imminent crises brewing. And watch out for India Economy as Modi engages in classic political diversion in Kashmir to distract from coming economic instability. To listen to analyses of these and related topics on the global economy, listen to my August 9 Alternative Visions radio show:

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Shooter Capitalism

6 August 2019 — Anti-Capital

It, it being  capitalism, wears a thousand masks and obscures itself behind a thousand labels.  Called and calling itself at one time or another —laissez-faire, free market, conservative, liberal, neo-conservative, neo-liberal, progressive, neo-progressive, state, enlightened, gangster, welfare, welfare-state, party, non-partisan, crony, democratic, radical, responsible, racketeering, managed, bureaucratic, mercantilist, free-trade, protectionist, enclave, niche, tea-party, libertarian, populist, oligarch, sober, drunkard— it has always been capitalism and the adjectives, modifiers appended before or after are just so much….advertising, teething rings for suckers.

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Podcast Ep 7: Behind Israel’s troll army

5 July 2019 — The Electronic Intifada Podcast

On episode 7, Nora Barrows-Friedman and Asa Winstanley host a discussion about Act.IL, an online influence campaign funded by the Israeli government.

They are joined by Michael Bueckert, who’s been behind some of the most vital research on the group, publishing much of it to his @AntiBDSApp Twitter account.

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The 5G Revolution: Millions of “Human Guinea Pigs” in Big Telecom’s Global Experiment By Michael Welch and Chris Cook

13 May 2019 — Global Research

“If you are one of the millions who seek faster downloads of movies, games and virtual pornography, a solution is at hand, that is, if you do not mind volunteering your living body in a giant uncontrolled experiment on the human population.”

– Dr. Devra Davis, President of the Environmental Health Trust [1]

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John Pilger Interview: The wars on Julian Assange and Venezuela: It’s the same assailant

10 May 2019 — ABC

In this interview with the Australian Broadcasting Commission, John Pilger discusses the issue of political and media disinformation that blights Julian Assange and Venezuela and whose source they – and much of the world – share as a common enemy.

Guest: John Pilger, journalist and film-maker
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Nora Barrows-Friedman The Electronic Intifada Podcast 1 February 2019

1 February 2019 — Electronic Intifada

Welcome to a new era and a new format for The Electronic Intifada Podcast!

Joining Nora Barrows-Friedman as co-host for the first time is her colleague and fellow reporter Asa Winstanley.

This week we take a deeper look at Asa’s latest investigative article, “Fake Labour accounts fueling ‘anti-Semitism crisis’,” which went viral soon after publication.

We discuss how the story came about and the wider background of events in the UK Labour Party over the last few years.

Who is behind the “anti-Semitism crisis” in Labour? Is this media narrative having an effect? How is Israel like ISIS? Has there been any official response to the story?

What would Asa say to Jeremy Corbyn if he had another chance to interview him? And why do people who try to ban the term “Israel lobby” annoy the hell out of us?

Black Agenda Radio with Nellie Bailey and Glen Ford: Gerald Horne on the New McCarthyism; You Can’t Trust Amazon: Liberation Muslim Theology

18 November 2018 — Black Agenda Report

“New McCarthyism” Targets China-Invested Firms 

One result of the “mania of bipartisanship” that followed the midterm elections — “Democrats and Republicans joining hands” — is a campaign to target China, said Dr. Gerald Horne.
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Marjorie Cohn on Brett Kavanaugh, Neil DeMause on Amazon

5 October 2018 — FAIR

Brett KavanaughThis week on CounterSpin: As we record October 4, it looks like Brett Kavanaugh ill be confirmed for the Supreme Court—despite, well, despite so very many things. Why are Republicans so set on pushing through a candidate opposed by a coalition of Christian churches, as well as thousands of law professors, as well as anyone concerned with sexual assault? And beyond his “temperament,” what ought we know about Kavanaugh’s record as a judge? We’ll talk about that with Marjorie Cohn, professor emerita at Thomas Jefferson School of Law, former president of the National Lawyers Guild. Continue reading

Audio: Michael Hudson – Deciphering Geo-Political Games

28 September 2018 — Michael Hudson

Professor Michael Hudson discusses the globalisation fallout as new trading blocs distance themselves from US dollar denominated trade. Will the US be able to maintain its imperialist tendencies in light of these trends? How much further can the rentiers push their free-for-all? The show finishes with an overview of Michael’s new book ‘And forgive them our debts’.

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