Tag: US Politics

Chatter #255 – Scott Horton – The US War Machine: From Iraq and Afghanistan to Ukraine

Scott Horton is director of The Libertarian Institute, editorial director of Antiwar.com, host of Antiwar Radio for Pacifica, 90.7 FM KPFK in Los Angeles, California and podcasts the Scott Horton Show from ScottHorton.org. He’s conducted more than 5,000 interviews since 2003. HELP ME CROWDFUND MY GAMESTOP BOOK. Go to https://wen-moon.com to join the…

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Chatter #151 – Sophie Zhang – Whistleblowing On Facebook: Fake Engagement and Election Manipulation

Sophie Zhang is a data scientist and whistleblower who formerly worked at Facebook. From 2018 to 2020, while she was investigating “fake engagement” at Facebook, she uncovered abusive political manipulation and opposition harassment networks in 25 countries. Zhang reported that most of these subversive networks use Facebook’s organization pages, configured with human names…

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Chatter #115 – Oli Dugmore on Memes, Journalism, and the Influence of Social Media on Politics

Oli Dugmore, head of News and Politics at Joe Politics, was my guest on today’s show. In this conversation we went deep on the power of the meme, the GameStop saga, and the power of social media to influence politics. We also covered a number of issues that I cover in my book,…

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Chatter #91 – Tim Elliott on America, the Late Roman Republic, and Populism

Tim Elliott, an ancient historian researching populist politics in the Roman Republic, was my guest on today’s show. We had a really interesting conversation discussing an article he wrote that alludes to comparisons between the late Roman Republic and the current state of US politics, most intriguingly between Donald Trump and Julius Caesar….

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Chatter #79 – Brian Frydenborg on Ukrainegate and the Trump/Russia Connections

Brian Frydenborg, the journalist and author, was my guest on today’s show. He is the author of several books on the Trump/Russia connections, including his most recent book on Ukrainegate, the scandal being pushed by the Trump campaign as an attempt to discredit Joe Biden. Our conversation was a fantastic in-depth look at…

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Syrian Airstrikes: How Trump’s Base Reacted

Info-Wars host and founder Alex Jones appeared to break down last Friday after President Trump confirmed airstrikes had taken place on an alleged Syrian chemical weapons facility. Jones has long been a proponent of the theory that many of the attacks in Syria are staged, false flag attacks, designed to drag the US…

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