Porkins Policy Radio ep. 45 Robbie Martin on The New Neocons

We are joined once again by our friend Robbie Martin to discuss the latest installment of his documentary series A Very Heavy Agenda.  In part two, How We Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Neocons, Robbie picks up where he left off by exploring the rise of a new breed of neocons.  Robbie and I discuss how deeply entrenched with in the media this new brand of neocon has become.  Going beyond the likes of Bill Kristol and think tanks, the neocons have now infiltrated organizations such as The Daily Beast, Buzzfeed, Vice, and other media outlets.   We go into great detail about the orchestrated “resignation” of Russia Today’s Liz Wahl.  We explore the idea that she was a neocon mole and break down who Jamie Kirchick and the Foreign Policy Initiative was behind this media stunt.  We also discuss the new brand of intellectual neocon’s such as Peter Pomererantsev, and how the neoconservative agenda is becoming even more influential and powerful then under the Bush administration.

Download PPR episode 45

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A Very Heavy Agenda

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  • Marty  On June 6, 2016 at 12:33 am

    To know that there’s students of Cheneys awaiting like jackals for us all isn’t reassuring at all. Thankfully, militarily, I don’t think they are suicidal and confront Russia directly over some bogus issue that would escalate into something awful. I thought it was soon over for humanity when the Ukrainian coup with the CIA snipers shooting at everyone, but that seems to have fizzled out into a frozen conflict. Like if we needed another one of those…

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