RadioWHO #7 | "If you think you know what’s going on in Mexico, you’re misinformed." With questions mounting over the prison escape of Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, and the Mexican government’s credibility at an all-time low, speculative theories have flooded the internet, from the believable to the ... not so much.
Narconoia Podcast #2 | In the past three months, Jalisco's "New Generation" cartel has conducted well-coordinated attacks against Mexican authorities, culminating with a large-scale offensive and helicopter shootdown on May 1. But how did this organization suddenly become so dangerous and powerful?
RadioWHO #6 | Shawn Carrie, a journalist based in New York, shares his story of covering the Baltimore riots and being shot in the head by a police pepperball and then arrested and held without charge. Carrie recounts how Baltimore police were quick to remind him that under a State of Emergency your rights "go out the window."
RadioWHO #5 | Rebecca Gordon joins Guillermo to discuss her TomDispatch article: “Can You Say 'Blowback' in Spanish? The Failed War on Drugs in Mexico and the United States.” Given the money at stake, and the cyclical nature of “policy failures,” can this truly be called “blowback,” or is something more?
Narconoia Podcast #1 | Peña Nieto's "Captured Without a Shot Fired" Narco-Theater: As Mexico's government proclaims that the country is "open for business," courting investors, tourists, and foreign diplomats, narco-violence continues to escalate. What about all of those druglords they've caught?
RadioWHO #4 | Diego Quemada-Díez joins Guillermo to discuss his award-winning film "La Jaula De Oro," coming to US audiences in the summer of 2015 on HBO as "The Golden Dream." The film raises powerful and timely issues dealing with US immigration and drug policy, as well as political interventions in Latin America.
RadioWHO #3 | "Freeway" Rick Ross joins Guillermo Jimenez on the RadioWHO podcast to discuss life before, during, and after the CIA drug game. Rick talks openly about growing up in poverty, struggles with illiteracy, and what led him down the path to become a $3 million-a-day Los Angeles crack dealer with hidden CIA support.
RadioWHO #2 | Paul Alan Smith joins us to discuss why he left a lucrative job at one of Hollywood’s most influential agencies to found his own company, and shares his perspectives on the way Hollywood shapes American culture, the media's role in "democracy," and the establishment's last word on Hollywood productions.
TOR Radio #105 | Sibel Edmonds discuss her new book, a novel, called The Lone Gladio. Sibel explains why she chose a "fictional drama" as the vehicle to tell this story, the inspiration for the various interesting characters, and many of the book's larger themes: Operation Gladio, black ops, government corruption, and the Deep State.
TOR Radio #104.2 | Guillermo and Danny illustrate how a product of government propaganda — that serves to further legitimize the "war on terror," justify another war, and accept a greater loss of liberty — nevertheless found willing mouthpieces among some of the larger "alternative media" outlets.
TOR Radio #104.1 | Hector Cubillos joins Guillermo and Danny to discuss the police killing of Jose Walter Garza that took place on August 30, in Laredo, Texas. Hector has now interviewed two witnesses that confirm police are lying about what actually took place in the moments before they killed Garza.
TOR Radio #102 | Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides revisit the immigration debate and review other recent news stories involving state violence, including the cases of Eric Garner and Joseph Wood. Also, Danny breaks down the latest on narconoia and the drug-war madness along the southern US border.
TOR Radio #101 | Guillermo Jimenez and Danny Benavides take a look at the root causes of the escalating "humanitarian crisis" unfolding in Central America and along the US-Mexico border. Also, a first-hand account of how prohibitions on drugs and migration have negatively impacted the southern US border over the years.
BWO Podcast #3 | James Corbett, Guillermo Jimenez, and Dan Dicks take on secret societies and other gatherings of the world's elite. Has the Bilderberg Group's influence waned over the years? How has it adapted to the information age? What would secret societies look like in a free (stateless) society?
TOR Radio #100 | Russ Baker joins us to discuss recent developments in the case of Ibragim Todashev, shot and killed in his Florida home during an interrogation by police and FBI. The FBI agent who pulled the trigger on Todashev has been identified, and we break down it means within the larger questions surrounding the Boston Marathon Bombing.
TOR Radio #99 | Anonymous protests Glenn Greenwald's No Place to Hide Book Tour; Greenwald signs deal with Sony, producers (and defenders) of Zero Dark Thirty to oversee Snowden: The Motion Picture; the FCC rules on net neutrality; ongoing crisis in Michoacan; and the legal pot market in Colorado and Uruguay vs. drug cartels.
TOR Radio #98 | Andalusia Knoll joins us to discuss Mexico's telecom "reform," the broad surveillance and censorship authority that it proposes, the potential for such data to end up in the hands of drug cartels, and the civil resistance movement birthed by social media that led to street action across the country.
TOR Radio #96 | Justice Department cites "excessive force" in Albuquerque PD -- justice for James Boyd and other victims, or another empty political gesture? LA pigs shoot and kill a man asking for help; the latest news in narconoia, autodefensa movement in Mexico, heartbleed exploit, and much more.