Guest Essay: Capitalism: Acting in Good Faith

A guest essay from Henry Schoenberger, who joined us in January of 2012 to talk about his book “How We Got Swindled”. CAPITALISM: ACTING IN GOOD FAITH: CORZINE? LEHMAN AND THE COURT APPOINTED EXAMINER? OK BUNGEE JUMPING WITHOUT CORDS!   How is a 6.3 “billion dollar bet” – “prudent?”  That’s what Corzine testified. He, “always […]

The Killing of Jose Guerena-an Expert Commentary

On May 5th at about 9:30 a.m., an Arizona SWAT team carried out a military assault on the home of Jose Guerena, a marine veteran of two tours in Iraq. They were allegedly executing a search warrant for marijuana. As the SWAT team made entry the father of two with no criminal record picked up […]

The Phony War – a documentary featuring The Big White Lie (La Guerra Falsa)

This is a spanish-language documentary from the early 1990s, featuring Michael Levine and his book The Big White Lie (La Guerra Falsa).

UFO theorists gain support abroad, but repression at home

We broadcast an interview with Leslie Kean in September of 2010.  This is the article that got her started researching the subject of UFOs. The COMETA report referenced in the article can be downloaded here – in 2 parts: COMETA_- Part I COMETA_- Part II UFO theorists gain support abroad, but repression at home Study […]

Essay: Mainstream Media: The Drug War Shills

Mainstream Media: The Drug War Shills by Michael Levine (unedited draft of essay now published in INTO THE BUZZSAW, Prometheus Press, edited by Kristina Borjesson) Everything you need to know about mainstream media’s vital role in perpetuating our nation’s three—decade, trillion dollar War on Drugs despite overwhelming evidence that it is a fraud  you can […]

Essay: The “Perception of Cover-up”

The “Perception of Cover-up” by Michael Levine On April 1, 1992,  a House committee chaired by Congressman John Conyers Jr., declared that U.S. Customs and other Federal law enforcement agencies are poorly trained, badly supervised and that there is a “perception of cover-up” for their misdeeds.[1] (emphasis mine).  At about midnight,  August 25,  1992, just […]

Essay: The Emperor is Butt Naked

The Emperor is Butt Naked by Michael Levine To the Reader:  This article was first published in 1997, four years prior to 9/11.  Imagine what a difference it might have made if mainstream media had really played its “watchdog” role and forced Congress to demand the best from our first line of defense,  instead of […]

Essay: KING RAT

KING RAT[1] The American Justice System – Where the Rat is King. by Michael Levine “Gentlemen, in this business, you’re only as good as your rats.”—Lecture on the Handling of Criminal Informants (CIs) from U.S. Treasury Law Enforcement Academy, August, 1965 “I’m looking for Mike Levine, ex-DEA,” said the man’s voice. “How’d you get this […]

Essay: Funeral Train

Funeral Train by Michael Levine “Any day is a good day to die”—Arab proverb On Saturday, June 8, 1968, I witnessed violent death. It wasn’t the first time, it wouldn’t be the last. Yet the images of that day festered in my memory for three decades. It wasn’t until recently that I understood why. It […]

Essay: I Volunteer to Kidnap Ollie North

I Volunteer to Kidnap Ollie North by Michael Levine – ©1992 We Americans have no idea how the image of our great country has suffered throughout the world as a result of our leader’s so-called war on drugs.  I just returned from an international drug symposium under the auspices of the OGD (  ), where […]