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158: Gareth Porter on War with Iran

158: Gareth Porter on War with Iran

Given recent events in the Persian Gulf, it’s not hard to imagine that the United State government is on a collision course with the Iranian government. Who is pushing the hardest for military action? Is a war between the U.S. and Iran a near certainty? Author and correspondent Gareth Porter joins us to help sort the fact from fiction and to explain the possible reasons that we are being steered toward more military action in the Middle East.   Links mentioned: No War With Iran, for Now – but Mike Pompeo and John Bolton Still Really, Really Want One by […]
July 18, 2019
10: John Perkins on Life As an Economic Hitman

10: John Perkins on Life As an Economic Hitman

Most of what the average citizen knows about U.S. foreign policy is limited to whatever military actions or government aid is being reported by our news media. John Perkins joins us on the podcast to reveal the truth about some of the self-serving economic developments that have been taking place out of our view. His experiences are firsthand from the time he spent convincing foreign political leaders to take out massive loans as an economic hitman. Who really wields the greater influence around the globe, corporations or governments? John’s answer may surprise you.
July 28, 2017