A Tale Of Two Chinas

China’s economy is either floundering or booming. Maybe it’s Schrödinger’s Economy? Can both things be simultaneously true? ...

Is NATO a threat to Russia or not?

Since the start of Russia’s escalation of the conflict with Ukraine, I’ve read constantly in the Western media that “NATO is not a threat to Russia” and that Putin’s claims to the contrary are nonsense. Why is it, then, that the NYT is...

Washington Post Bias

In Ishaan Tharoor’s recent update on Venezuela, the typical US government / media propaganda / disinformation campaign is in full swing. Read more on Cam’s blog: Washington Post Exposes Own Bias On Venezuela
BFTN 46 – The Gulf Of Oman

BFTN 46 – The Gulf Of Oman

Iran stands accused by the US of attacking two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. But should we accept the US’s claims at face value? Or is there more to the story? Here’s a short clip from the show. Full shownotes below. Please Note: our weekly news shows...
BFTN 45 – The Australian Stasi

BFTN 45 – The Australian Stasi

Australian journalists are under attack for publishing stories on domestic spying and our military. What kind of protections should we have in place for whistleblowers and journalists in a democracy? That’s what today’s show is about. Full shownotes below....
BFTN 44

BFTN 44

Should we believe South Korean news reports about North Korean executions? Should we believe reports about marijuana-related illness and deaths? Should we believe American reports about Iran’s nuclear ambitions? Here’s a short clip from today’s...