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Keith Preston: “Attack the System”!

Broadcast Tues., Jan. 17th 10-11:00 a.m. Central (1500 GMT) on, archived here. Note: subscribers can listen to shows on-demand before they are broadcast – and also get free downloads! If you are a subscriber, just log in to the members area of and go to the “Private Blog” to get early access to the shows.

Guest: Keith Preston, author of Attack the System: A New Anarchist Perspective for the 21st Century.

Keith discusses the fundamental illegitimacy of the state, the pseudo-religious aura surrounding “the government” and “the law,” and the permutations of statist idolatry in history. Other assertions:

*The system props up its false legitimacy by picking on scapegoats including activists, ethnic and religious minorities, foreigners, users of non-approved mind-altering substances, etc;

*The system got blindsided by snowballing antiwar protests in the 1960s, and has been pushing social engineering to the limit to prevent such a thing from happening again;

*States all over the world are increasingly facing a crisis of legitimacy as populations awakened by alternative and social media no longer believe the official myths.

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