Tuesday, July 31st, 11 a.m. to noon Central (9-10 Pacific) on NoLiesRadio.org (archived here a few hours after broadcast).
Guest: Oliver Villar, author (with Drew Cottle), Cocaine, Death Squads and the War on Terror: US Imperialism and Class Struggle in Columbia.
If the “criminal state” known as Israel is the Empire’s dagger in the heart of the Middle East, another criminal state – Columbia – is the imperial dagger in the heart of Latin America. In both cases, the Empire is waging Orwellian “wars” supposedly against terror and drugs. But in reality, these are wars OF terror and FOR drugs…wars of genocide against the populations of each region, characterized by unending false-flag attacks and Big Lies. Millions of Latin Americans and Middle Easterners have been murdered by these Orwellian wars of genocide. Get the details from Oliver Villar…and then join FARC and others waging a just war against the most evil empire in history.
Oliver Villar was born in Mendoza, Argentina and has lived in Sydney for most of his life. In 2008 he completed his PhD on the political economy of contemporary Colombia in the context of the cocaine drug trade at the then UWS Latin American Research Group (LARG). Whilst completing his PhD, Oliver’s research interests in political economy, Latin America and the global drug trade followed teaching positions in politics at UWS and Macquarie University. His academic interests have involved an engagement with the sizeable Latin American immigrant community in Sydney and Melbourne and international concerns, such as with political and policy concerns over the ‘globalisation’ of crime and terrorism and the underlying causes of the processes involved.