Dissecting the biggest stories in the news to try to get to the core of what's going on. No bias. No agenda. No BS. Just a brutal examination of the facts and the history behind them. To listen to all of the episodes, become a premium subscriber on our website - thebullshitfilter.com
BFTN #110 – Gorbachev
Today we talk about the Western media's coverage of Gorbachev - his successes and failures - and which aspects the media deliberately ignores, such as his views on NATO expansion, Crimea, Ukraine and the role of the US in Putin's rise to power.
Today we discuss the Trump "Raid" and his 5th amendment deposition, the legality of the Al-Zawahiri assassination, and the deliberate provocation of China by Pelosi's visit to Taiwan.
We Survived COVID
Bolton says it out loud; Ukraine’s pro-fascist Ambassador; banning abortion to produce more white babies; Colombia’s new President; Christmas comes early for the military industrial complex.
Do Economic Sanctions Work?
I was musing, in the last episode, about whether or not sanctions have ever worked. Are they even legal? Over the last two decades, international economic sanctions have become a central instrument in global governance. Today we explore the success rate and the real intentions of sanctions as a tool of Total War.
Pimps Of War
The war continues, 60 plus days. The US and EU and their allies, eg Australia, continue to “support” Ukraine by giving them some kind of military aid. But the question is whether or not this is going to result in less Ukrainian deaths... or more?
Offensive Realism 101
Today we talk about "Offensive Realism", the theory put forward by John Mearsheimer in his 2001 book “The Tragedy of Great Power Politics", and how it might explain the current Russia/Ukraine/NATO/USA situation.
Do yourself a favour
Cam does his homework so you don’t have to, well, not as much anyway. I often disagree, but I love the way he thinks.
Great show and great guys.
This podcast literally opened up my perspective on life. From the Syrian Civil War to the War on Drugs to Boris Johnson.
I was the typical late 20's male, who doesn't really watch TV and I was a self centered loser that really just wants to be a nice guy. Despite thinking all people that do drugs are bad, these countries are evil and X person is literally Hitler.
Then this show happened and slapped me and kept asking why I thought this way or that about preconviced notions and gave me evidence, reports and facts to dispute them.
Now I'm a self centered jerk that knows how to DBAC (Don't Be A C**T).
Smart feller contagion
Love this show! I feel twice as erudite and well-informed after a dose of the bs filter. If you enjoyed the ep with Donnie Mac Lauren, check out Australia’s own Post Growth Australia Podcast!