LUMPENPROLETARIAT—On today’s episode of Project Censored, hosts Dr. Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff, M.A. spoke with Dr. Laurence Schoup, an important scholar of US foreign policy, or US imperialism. Dr. Schoup discussed his most recent book, en epic history of arguably the world’s most powerful, and yet least known and understood, private origanisations—the Council On Foreign Relations. This book is a sequel to Imperial Brain Trust: The Council On Foreign Relations and US Foreign Policy, which maps out the origins of the Council On Foreign Relations, which was founded by Wall Street’s ruling class leaders, such as billionaire David Rockefeller and the OSS’s and CIA’s Allen Dulles. Listen (or download) here [or demand the free flow of information in free speech radio, if need be].
[Transcription by Messina for Lumpenproletariat and Project Censored]
PROJECT CENSORED—[15 JAN 2016] “Welcome to the Project Censored show on Pacifica Radio. I’m Mickey Huff in studio with Peter Phillips.
“On today’s programme, for the hour, we are joined by author and scholar Laurence H. Schoup. We’ll be talking about his newest book, Wall Street’s Think Tank: The Council On Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014. Stay with us.
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MICKEY HUFF: “Welcome to the Project Censored show on Pacifica Radio. I’m Mickey Huff in studio with Peter Phillips. Today, we are very fortunate to be joined for the hour by Dr. Laurence Schoup. His latest book is called Wall Street’s Think Tank: The Council On Foreign Relations and the Empire of Neoliberal Geopolitics, 1976-2014.
“The Council On Foreign Relations is the most influential foreign policy think tank in the United States, claiming among its members a high percentage of government officials, media figures, and establishment elite. For decades it kept a low profile, even while it shaped policy advice. (c. 3:00) [SNIP]
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[This transcript will be expanded as time constraints, and/or demand or resources, allow.]
Learn more at PROJECT CENSORED.
[Unfortunately, the audio archive of this free speech radio broadcast has been removed from KPFA’s audio archives, for some apparently anti-free speech reason. So much for the free flow of information, as is ostensibly free speech radio KPFA’s modus operandi.]
Also see Dr. Schoup’s presentation on 20 JAN 2016.
[13 APR 2016]
[Last modified 13 APR 2016 14:04 PDT]