Podcast Show #106: The Speedy Ascent from Soft Tyranny to Hard Tyranny

The Boiling Frogs Show Presents Charlie McGrath Charlie McGrath of WideAwakenews joins us to discuss our speedy ascent from soft tyranny to hard tyranny. We talk about the creeping police state practices at home, perpetual wars abroad, the divisive and destructive Right-Left paradigms, public apathy, and much more. Tune in to this full-hour show for […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 60

A World of Unrest From labor unrest in South Africa, to war and crisis in Mali, Niger, increased resistance in Egypt, Bahrain, the threat of fascism in Greece, massive protests in Spain and Portugal, to Indigenous movements in North and South America, a world of unrest and resistance is rapidly emerging and evolving. To understand […]

The EyeOpener- Argentina: In the Shadow of the IMF

It’s funny how quickly perceptions can change on the global stage. Just a few years ago, Argentina was being hailed as a remarkable tale of success snatched from the jaws of defeat. After suffering an economic crisis in 1999-2002 that saw widespread unemployment and riots, the fall of the government, and a national default on […]

The EyeOpener- Land of the Setting Sun? Japan at the crossroads

Oh what a difference three decades make. Back in the 1980s, as Japanese companies began buying up prime real estate in the US, and the supremacy of Japanese cars and electronics made it seem like the country’s economic ascendancy was assured, sci-fi visions of the future imagined a United States dominated by Japanese culture, language […]

Empire, Power, and People with Andrew Gavin Marshall- Episode 33

A Hope in Hell: A Look at Greece Is the world, and what’s taking place in it, purely depressing, simply bad, and totally negative? Hell no! In this episode, I look at the social devastation currently wreaking havoc on the population of Greece, a frightful, dehumanizing situation to be sure; but out of this ‘hell’ […]

Capitalism in the Second Decade of the 21st Century

From the “Golden” to the Dark Ages of Capitalism By Prof. James Petras Introduction: The economic, political and social outlook for the second decade of the 21st century is profoundly negative. The almost universal consensus, even among mainstream orthodox economists, is pessimistic regarding the world economy.  Although, even here, their predictions understate the scope and […]