Reality Principle #33 on Boiling Frogs

June 27, 2013 at 6:30 PM

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delimeter3“Syria, NATO, and the Global Empire” with Rick Rozoff

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This week Eric sits down for an in depth conversation with independent journalist and geopolitical expert Rick Rozoff of Stop NATO. Eric and Rick examine the latest developments in Syria with a particular focus on the regional and international geopolitics. They discuss the role of Russian diplomacy and Putin’s strategic outlook in the Middle East and beyond. Additionally, Eric and Rick break down in detail the competing pipeline projects throughout Central Asia, and discuss how these developments impact current events internationally.

The second half of the interview focuses primarily on the global development of NATO, specifically its expansion to South America, Africa, and elsewhere. The conversation also touches upon the economic context within which these important geopolitical developments are occurring, with specific attention to free trade and the Trans-Pacific Partnership.

Rick Rozoff- Boiling Frogs Post Contributing Author & Analyst Rick Rozoff is an investigative journalist based in Chicago and has been an active opponent of war, militarism and intervention for over 40 years. He manages the Stop NATO e-mail list, and is the editor of Stop NATO, a website on the threat of international militarization, especially on the globalization of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Mr. Rozoff has a graduate degree in European literature .

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The Geopolitics of the Snowden Case

June 26, 2013 at 3:30 PM

Eric appears on RT to discuss the latest developments in the Snowden case,  Eric explains some of the critical details and provides his analysis of the geopolitical conflicts emerging in the case, particularly with regard to the US relationship with both Russia and China.

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Jobs, Free Trade, and America’s Depression

June 26, 2013 at 2:00 PM

Eric is featured in this week’s “Inside Out” on the issue of the outsourcing of jobs.  Eric explains how the ideology of free trade has precipitated this labor crisis, and that most Americans, especially young people, are bearing the burden of the economic crisis.  Additionally, Eric traces the root of the problem directly to the ruling class and their elected servants who are little more than representatives of capital and finance.  Highlighting a few marginalized groups, he critiques the notion that Obama’s policies are intended to do anything other than serve Wall St. and the 1%.  Eric’s segment begins at 14:30.

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Snowden, the NSA and more (RT – June 22, 2013)

June 24, 2013 at 9:04 PM

Eric appears on RT to discuss recent developments in the case of Edward Snowden and NSA.

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Interview – Antonino D’Ambrosio 6-22-2013

June 22, 2013 at 3:34 PM

Eric sits down with filmmaker, author, and visual artist Antonino D’Ambrosio to discuss his new film Let Fury Have the Hour – an amazing film that examines the relationship between art, politics, and the fight to own the future.  Antonino discusses his formative political experiences and his journey to filmmaking and art, explaining how punk music, hip hop, skateboarding, and a host of other “subversive” forms of expression helped shaped his own world-view.  Eric and Antonino examine the diversity of personalities in the film as well as how the Thatcherite and Reaganite ideology is used as a narrative scaffolding for the film.  Additionally, they discuss the role of, as Antonino describes them, “creative responders” who help ask the questions and inspire the actions that lead to revolutionary change.

Antonino D'Ambrosio-100Antonino D’Ambrosio is an author, filmmaker, and visual artist.  His new film “Let Fury Have the Hour” is available on iTunes and other platforms.  D’Ambrosio is also the founder of the La Lutta New Media Collective, a non-profit social media and documentary production group.  Visit the film website at LetFuryHaveTheHour.com.

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