Screening Sandy Hook – Deanna Spingola

Whenever a crisis occurs – especially one with tragic overtones such as that with Sandy Hook Elementary in 2012 with the shooting of 20 children – all manner of people come forward to offer opinion, speculation, and conjecture on agendas and theories that only have a tenuous connection to the truth. While a free society…

2018 – Year in Review

As the Trump administration unravelled bits of the Neocolonial American Empire in Korea and Syria, the death of John McCain and George HW Bush represented a shift in American politics in 2018 away from overseas aggression and more towards pro-worker trade deals and border security at home. And while the prospects for online activism have…

Yuletide After Dark – Requiem for a Century of Self Destruction

The legend of the Christmas Truce of 1914 told that amidst the fighting of the most devastating and impersonal war to date, English and German soldiers met at various points on December 25th to exchange gifts, sing songs, and reflect on why they were killing their own brothers in Europe. The Myth of the 20th…

Industrialized Agriculture and its Consequences – Mischa Popoff

Agriculture is without question foundational to civilization. It makes possible the surplus of food – and time – necessary for large populations to congregate and develop in areas such as industry, art, science and culture. As the global population has swelled to over 7 billion, the advances in agricultural production has both enabled and bound…

100th Episode – Ryan Landry

Ryan Landry of The American Sun joins us for our 100th episode to discuss the legacy of HW Bush, the Trump Administration, trouble in France, and a few other important developments in our world today. — Brought to you by — Very special guest Ryan Landry http://theamericansun.com The Myth of the 20th Century – Episode…

Minding the Gap – Homeschooling

The future well being of one’s children is arguably the most important thing a parent can focus on. In addition to choosing a good mate, encouraging strong peer groups while your child is maturing have been shown as the two most important factors in helping them develop successfully. Beyond that, education is arguably an important…

Israel’s Military Industrial Complex

With a history of conflict with its neighbors beginning as early as the days of the British Mandate in Palestine all the way up through the 21st century, Israel has managed not only to survive but thrive in terms of military strength and the destabilization of its neighbors. With a population 3% the size and…

Sam Dickson – Civil Rights and Their Consequences

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 marked a pivotal change in American society, accelerating the trend of integration of racial groups in public as well as private life. But rarely do people in the mainstream question whether it was to any benefit to the ordinary citizen’s life, including that of black people. Today Sam Dickson,…

The Big Fraud – Savings and Loan Crisis

Savings and Loans were originally designed as community thrift institutions geared towards helping working class American families save for owning a home. As interest rate volatility in the 1970s brought on by rampant inflation caused S&Ls to lose money, pressure mounted to relax regulatory standards and allow riskier, higher yield investment speculation involving high-profile commercial…

The European Union – Nick Griffin

Formed in 1958 with the founding members of Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands, the European Union has since expanded to include 28 member states with a combined population of over 512 million. Joining us this week is former European Parliament Minister Nick Griffin of the UK to talk about the forces driving…

Tom Clancy and the Rise of the Technothriller

After the military’s withdrawal in Vietnam, national scandals and the revelations brought about in the Church hearings of the CIA’s illegal activities in the 1970s, the 1980s brought about a renewed period of American muscularity with Ronald Reagan’s focus on combating the Soviet Union. With the release of ‘The Hunt for Red October’ in 1984,…

Aleister Crowley – Summoning the Demon

Born to a wealthy British family and the son of a preacher, Aleister Crowley, whom his mother called ‘The Beast’, became infamous later in life for his influence on the occult. Although Crowley was not, according to many religious scholars, a Satanist, his exploration of ancient Egyptian deities and adopting Baphomet’s name in a mystical…