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,…