Andrew Gavin Marshall: The transformation of America from an ‘isolationist’ society to a ‘globalist’ society

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Nov. 29, 2011

The following is a podcast interview I did on the Boiling Frogs Show, hosted by radio host Peter B. Collins and former FBI agent-turned-whistle-blower-and-activist Sibel Edmonds.

Originally Posted at Boiling Frogs Post.

This is part I of our interview series on the New World Order.

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Bilderberg 2011: The Rockefeller World Order and the “High Priests of Globalization” by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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June 18, 2011

To say we were striving for a one-world government is exaggerated, but not wholly unfair. Those of us in Bilderberg felt we couldn’t go on forever fighting one another for nothing and killing people and rendering millions homeless. So we felt that a single community throughout the world would be a good thing.[1]  — Denis Healey, 30-year member of the Steering  Committee of the Bilderberg Group

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Pakistan in Pieces, Part 1: Imperial Eye on Pakistan by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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May 28, 2011

Map of Pakistan

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Introduction

As the purported assassination of Osama bin Laden has placed the focus on Pakistan, it is vital to assess the changing role of Pakistan in broad geostrategic terms, and in particular, of the changing American strategy toward Pakistan. The recently reported assassination was a propaganda ploy aimed at targeting Pakistan. To understand this, it is necessary to examine how America has, in recent years, altered its strategy in Pakistan in the direction of destabilization. In short, Pakistan is an American target. The reason: Pakistan’s growing military and strategic ties to China, America’s primary global strategic rival. In the ‘Great Game’ for global hegemony, any country that impedes America’s world primacy – even one as historically significant to America as Pakistan – may be sacrificed upon the altar of war.

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Andrew Gavin Marshall: The IMF and World Bank Creating Crises

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April 18, 2011

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The IMF and World Bank were created over 60 years ago to realign the global economic landscape. Andrew Gavin Marshall from the Centre for Research on Globalization, however, says that the actions of these international economic giants did little to help the third world countries it advertised it would, and instead has only helped make the wealthier countries wealthier.

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Andrew Gavin Marshall: The “Humanitarian Intervention” in Libya

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April 9, 2011

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Robber Barons, Revolution, and Social Control, Part 1 by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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March 12, 2011

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The Century of Social Engineering, Part 1

In Part 1 of this series, “The Century of Social Engineering,” I briefly document the economic, political and social background to the 20th century in America, by taking a brief look at the major social upheavals of the 19th century. For an excellent and detailed examination of this history, Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States  (which provided much of the research for this article) is perhaps the most expansive and detailed examination. I am not attempting to serve it justice here, as there is much left out of this historically examination than there is included. Continue reading

Central Banking at the Centre of Power by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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March 9, 2011

The following is an excerpt of a chapter by Andrew Gavin Marshall from the new book by Global Research Publishers, “The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the XXI Century.”

Introduction

To understand the historical context of the current crisis, it is pivotal to address the nature of the most vital and powerful force within the capitalist global political economy: the central banking system. One of the least understood, most widely ignored, and mysteries of capitalism, the central banking system, is also the source of the greatest wealth and power, essentially managing capitalism – controlling the credit and debt of both government and industry.

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Will Tunisia Transition from Tyranny into Democratic Despotism? by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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February 15, 2011

Part 1: America’s Strategic Repression of the “Arab Awakening”

Part 2: Are We Witnessing the Start of a Global Revolution?

North Africa and the Global Political Awakening, Part 3

It has been a month since President and dictator Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled Tunisia, sparking the civil disobedience and protests that have since resulted in the fall of one of the Arab world’s strongest and most long-lasting dictators, Hosni Mubarak. Yet, where does Tunisia stand today, and where is it headed in the future?

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America’s Strategic Repression of the “Arab Awakening” by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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February 10, 2011

North Africa and the Global Political Awakening, Part 2

Overview

In Part 1 of this series, I analyzed the changing nature of the Arab world, in experiencing an uprising as a result of the ‘Global Political Awakening.’ Ultimately, I assessed that these could potentially be the birth pangs of a global revolution; however, the situation is more complicated than it appears on the surface.

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The Political Economy of Global Government by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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February 3, 2011

Excerpt from The Global Economic Crisis: The Great Depression of the XXI Century

Global Research is pleased to announce the publication of a new book entitled The Global Economic Crisis, The Great Depression of the XXI Century, Michel Chossudovsky and Andrew Gavin Marshall, Editors.

“This important collection offers the reader a most comprehensive analysis of the various facets – especially the financial, social and military ramifications – from an outstanding list of world-class social thinkers.”

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Are We Witnessing the Start of a Global Revolution? by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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January 28, 2011

North Africa and the Global Political Awakening, Part 1

For the first time in human history almost all of humanity is politically activated, politically conscious and politically interactive… The resulting global political activism is generating a surge in the quest for personal dignity, cultural respect and economic opportunity in a world painfully scarred by memories of centuries-long alien colonial or imperial domination… The worldwide yearning for human dignity is the central challenge inherent in the phenomenon of global political awakening… That awakening is socially massive and politically radicalizing… The nearly universal access to radio, television and increasingly the Internet is creating a community of shared perceptions and envy that can be galvanized and channeled by demagogic political or religious passions. These energies transcend sovereign borders and pose a challenge both to existing states as well as to the existing global hierarchy, on top of which America still perches…

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Andrew Gavin Marshall and Michael Hudson: Will China’s Yuan overtake US Dollar?

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January 20, 2011

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US President Barack Obama is hosting China’s President Hu Jintao to discuss their economic co-dependence, currency and trade. Does this mean the US is losing ground to China’s new found success? RT’s Kristine Frazao is joined by Andrew Gavin Marshall from the Centre for Research on Globalization and Michael Hudson, Professor of Economics at the University of Missouri.

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The Logic of Imperial Insanity and the Road to World War III by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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January 14, 2011

Defining the Imperial Stratagem

In the late 1990s Brzezinski wrote up the design for America’s imperial project in the 21st century in his book, “The Grand Chessboard.” He stated bluntly that, “it is imperative that no Eurasian challenger emerges, capable of dominating Eurasia and thus of also challenging America,” and then made clear the imperial nature of his strategy:

To put it in a terminology that harkens back to the more brutal age of ancient empires, the three grand imperatives of imperial geostrategy are to prevent collusion and maintain security dependence among the vassals, to keep tributaries pliant and protected, and to keep the barbarians from coming together.[1]

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Wikileaks: Power, Propaganda, and the Global Political Awakening by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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December 7, 2010

Introduction

The recent release of the 250,000 Wikileaks documents has provoked unparalleled global interest, both positive, negative, and everywhere in between. One thing that can be said with certainty: Wikileaks is changing things.

There are those who accept what the Wikileaks releases say at face value, largely due to the misrepresentation of the documents by the corporate-controlled news.

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The American Oligarchy, Civil Rights and the Murder of Martin Luther King by Andrew Gavin Marshall

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November 29, 2010

3. Martin Luther King, Jr., a civil rights act...

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Civil Rights and Social Control

As the American civil rights movement emerged in the 1950s, the established American oligarchy, in all its various forms and avenues of influence, set in motion simultaneous attempts to control the evolution of the movement, in order to both divide the movement and its leaders against each other, and also to control its direction. The Civil Rights Movement arose as an independent and people-driven movement in a struggle for black rights in America. In this, the movement presented a great threat to the establishment oligarchy, as historically the subjugation of black people within western society was not merely a result of western policies, but lies at the very foundations and bedrock of western ‘civilization’, politically, socially, and economically. Thus, challenging the segregation of race inevitably challenges the entire political, economic and social system.

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