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"Guns & Butter" investigates the relationships among capitalism, militarism and politics. Maintaining a radical perspective in the aftermath of the September 11th attacks, "Guns & Butter: The Economics of Politics" reports on who wins and who loses when the economic resources of civil society are diverted toward global corporatization, war, and the furtherance of a national security state.
Produced and hosted by Bonnie Faulkner.
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Guns and Butter - "Vietnam, Star Wars and 9/11" with Dr. Robert Bowman. - August 25, 2010 at 1:00pm
Dr. Bowman discusses his US Air Force experiences in Vietnam in 1968-69; as Director of Advanced Space Programs Development in the Ford and Carter administrations; the 1982 Defense Guidance Document; his public opposition to the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) better know as Star Wars during...
Guns and Butter - August 18, 2010 at 1:00pm
"How the Failed Attack on the Euro Is Setting the Stage For a New Middle East War" with Webster Griffin Tarpley. Economic depression increasing the likelihood of war; an attack on Iran would increase the price of oil and thereby increase demand for dollars; strong opposition from other countries...
Guns and Butter - August 11, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The Wikileaks Limited Hang-Out and the Coming War With Iran" with Webster Tarpley. How the massive document dump plays into US geostrategy; comparisons with the Pentagon Papers; war provocation incidents; Wikileaks Board; Cass Sunstein; Google; In-Q-Tel; Operation Keyhole.
Guns and Butter - August 4, 2010 at 1:00pm
"The American Media Empire of Managed News" with Dr. Peter Phillips. Propaganda model post 9/11 becomes deliberate disinformation; consolidation of media and public relations groups; prison torture across the US; domestic secret detention centers; Operation FALCON mass arrests...