Note: replaced video Dec. 21. 2015
Feb 12, 2015 by David Rose
This is an in-depth analysis of the modern state and the exercise of power behind the scenes. The speech is also an important historic document. Given in 1993 it issues a warning of the use of deception to justify going to war.
The speech also explains the expansion of the deregulated free market that would lead to a financial crisis as we see it today. The speech on Conspiracy and Class Power was lost for several years and only recently discovered in the collection of a listener in Seattle. Michael Parenti spoke before an overflow audience in Berkeley, CA.
Michael Parenti’s most recent books are The Culture Struggle (2006), Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader (2007), God and His Demons(2010), Democracy for the Few (9th ed. 2011), and The Face of Imperialism (forthcoming April 2011). For further information about his work, visit his website: www.michaelparenti.org.
from the archives: