The Six Day War

Myth is a fundamental part of what binds and propels a nation forwards towards a shared goal, and in the case of Israel and the surrounding Arab states following the end of the British Mandate in 1948, the mythology of David versus Goliath certainly played to the Israelis’ advantage in mustering national solidarity against the…

The NSA – Signal vs. Noise

“The ultimate goal of the NSA is total population control.” – William Binney with special guest Ethnarch Myth of the 20th Century – Episode 82 – The NSA – Signal vs. Noise — References — – Codebreakers, Kahn (1967) – Court Martial, Star Trek (1967) – The Conversation, Coppola (1974) – The Best Enemy Money…

Quiz Show – Listener Q&A

Questions with dubious answers. The trademark of an age of misinformation. After several recent changes in our lineup and coming up on the two year mark, we thought we’d thank all of you who have listened with a show dedicated entirely to your questions about where all this is going. Hopefully our answers do better…

Mosley and the British Union of Fascists – Men of Action

Patriotism, peace, working wages, vigor and vitality. For Oswald Mosley, these principles stood above that of tradition, and despite how his detractors in the press sought to portray him, Mosley went against what many in his class considered economic and political orthodoxy because he thought it to be in the best interests of all the…

Dark Energy – Peak Oil and its Consequences

Energy is the single most vital ingredient after human capital to sustaining an advanced industrialized economy. By 2035, the International Energy Agency estimates the world must invest $48 trillion to meet projected energy demands. Oil and gas have historically been the largest share of global energy spending, but for the first time in 2016 electricity…

Jay Dyer – Laurel Canyon and the CIA Counter-Culture

The United States is a pop cultural superpower. One can debate if this is for good or for worse – but what is almost indisputable is the amount of resources government institutions ranging from universities to the military and intelligence services place on steering the direction of cultural icons such as musicians and movie stars….

Ivory Tower – White Slavery

Slavery – the ‘original sin’ of America. Considering how the United States was founded on a frontier and worked for its immense agricultural and material wealth by poor immigrants, securing this labor pool on a vast scale, at low cost, and in a rapid scramble to secure territory from other ambitious competitors – slavery indeed…

Euro Crisis – Tragedy of the Commons

When Greece became the 12th member of the Eurozone, officially adopting the Euro as its currency in 2001, it ceded monetary control of its economy with the ending of the Drachma and gave the European Central Bank in Germany power to regulate money printing and broad inflation targets. As only one of many countries in…

Mao and Founding of the People’s Republic of China

The Mandate of Heaven is a Chinese political and spiritual concept that goes back to ancient times to explain the state of Chinese society and that of the Emperor’s authority. It is said that if a Emperor has power, he has received the heavenly mandate to rule – yet if misfortune befalls China – Heaven…

Like the Roman – Enoch Powell – 50 Years of Blood

50 years ago, Enoch Powell delivered a private talk at the general meeting of the West Midlands Area Conservative Political Centre. The British press derided it as the “Rivers of Blood” speech, and the name stuck. One day later, his party sacked him. In the speech, Powell articulated the growing concern of many native British…

African Decolonization – Empire of Dust

Africa is a land rich in resources, with a varied history in how they are managed. Africans and foreigners alike had long struggled to find a way to strike a balance, yet the rules found in other parts of the world often seem not to apply – evoking the oft cited phrase “This Is Africa”…..

Critical Infrastructure – Scale Up, Power Down

Why is it that when you land at an airport in a foreign country the runways shine a bit brighter, the sound of the aircraft hums a little quieter, and the customs and immigration staff work just a bit more smoothly? If you’re an American, it probably means you’re visiting an airport in Europe or…