Month: July 2015

Interview 58: James Tracy

TracyOn this episode New Zealand-based philosopher Matthew R. X. Dentith interviews James Tracy. The two discuss false flag terror and the uses and origins of the “conspiracy theory” term in modern public discourse.

Matthew is a self-described “conspiracy theory theorist” who wrote his doctoral dissertation on conspiracy theories. In that work and his new book he breaks from the commonplace disparagement of “conspiracy theorists,” arguing in part that engaging with and thinking seriously about political conspiracies would likely contribute to a much more vibrant political discourse than what is observable today.

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Interview 57: Peter Klein

KleinOn the morning of March 3, 2014 YouTube and internet conspiracy researcher Michael Cravey, aka Thomas Brinkley, allegedly attacked a couple on the University of Florida campus. He then led police on a high speed car chase and died in a hail of police gunfire after charging an officer with a hatchet. The press suggested that Cravey was a “conspiracy theorist” who’d finally lost it–his preoccupations manifesting in series of crazed violence.

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Interview 56: Douglas Valentine

ValentineOn this episode journalist and historian Douglas Valentine discusses his research that culminated in the landmark book The Phoenix Program (1990)–the definitive history of the CIA-led counterinsurgency and assassination program carried out in Vietnam during the late 1960s. Phoenix was a major precursor to the establishment of the Department of Homeland Security in the post-9/11 era and remains a potential harbinger in light of domestic military exercises such as Jade Helm set to begin this week.

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Encore: Josh Hart

Hart1In this encore interview from July 2014 James is joined by Josh Hart, founder and director of the California-based Stop Smart Meters, one of the foremost organizations raising public awareness on the rollout of wireless technology and the “smart grid.” They discuss the ongoing plan to install dangerous microwave-emitting devices on homes and businesses throughout North America and the world–and how the citizenry can resist.

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