BFTN 57 – Alan MacLeod on Media Bias

BFTN 57 – Alan MacLeod on Media Bias

Alan MacLeod joins me to discuss the propaganda model and how it applies to media bias on the coverage of Bolivia, Venezuela, Corbyn, Ukrainegate and Russiagate.  Alan is a member of the Glasgow University Media Group. He is author of “Bad News From...
BFTN 56 – Bolivia 1

BFTN 56 – Bolivia 1

What’s happening in Bolivia? President Evo Morales was recently the subject of a coup, and has fled to Mexico. In order to provide some perspective on the current events, we take a detailed look at the political history of Bolivia – a poor country that has...
BFTN 55 – Intervening In Foreign Elections

BFTN 55 – Intervening In Foreign Elections

Americans were SHOCKED to discover that Russia had interfered in their 2016 Presidential elections. How dare they interfere with the democratic process of a sovereign nation! Of course, those same Americans probably have no idea that their own country has, according...
BFTN 54 – Schadenfreude

BFTN 54 – Schadenfreude

It’s gloating time in the West with the suicide of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. On today’s show we examine the history of ISIS and how the United States and their allies created the conditions for ISIS and then proceeded to fund and arm it. We look at the...
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...