Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alan MacLeod, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft January 9, 2020

Last week, America came closer to accomplishing its long-sought Clash of Civilizations magnum opus. Where George Bush and Barack Obama failed, despite years of financial sanctions, support for terror attacks, and covert assassination operations, Donald Trump has succeeded in goading finally Iran into direct military retaliation. But, Mr. Trump’s real fight is just beginning; not … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Alan MacLeod, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft January 9, 2020”

Gorilla Radio 2019 Year Ender Show with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, John Helmer, Nils Melzer, Andre Vltchek Dec. 26, 2019

Well, it’s another year come and gone, and this – the twentieth for Gorilla Radio – has spun faster than all the rest. Naturally, that’s what the older set always say; and to the youngsters out there, their eyes all a-roll I say, “You’ll see!” Or will you? If the climate crisis is what is … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio 2019 Year Ender Show with Chris Cook, Andy Worthington, John Helmer, Nils Melzer, Andre Vltchek Dec. 26, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andre Vltchek, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft December 12, 2019

Exactly one month ago the overwhelmingly popular president of Bolivia was overthrown in a coup d’Etat. Since then, the far-right usurpers have moved quickly to undo all progressive legislation and reforms favouring the poor Evo Morales has enacted over the last 14 years. As well as terrorizing the population, the regime recognized by Canada and … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Andre Vltchek, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft December 12, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Pablo Ouziel, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft October 24th, 2019

Barcelona has seen street protests, police violence, and property damage for more than a week and half, since the sentencing of separatist leaders to lengthy prison terms for their part in the 2017 unsanctioned Catalonia independence referendum. Thousands have nightly filled the streets, while an estimated 2 million came out in protest in Barcelona to … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Pablo Ouziel, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft October 24th, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Masjid Al-Iman Mosque March for Kashmir, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft September 12, 2019

More than a month after the unilateral annexation of the officially semi-autonomous states of Kashmir and Jammu, members of the Kashmiri diaspora within India and abroad are desperate for news of their families caught behind prime minister Narendra Modi’s virtual “Iron Curtain”. Last week, members of Victoria’s Masjid Al-Iman mosque and their allies marched to … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Masjid Al-Iman Mosque March for Kashmir, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft September 12, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, “A Kashmiri Shopkeeper”, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft August 15, 2019

Last week the Indian government officially abrogated the agreement the founders of the modern state signed guaranteeing Kashmiris the right to form an independent nation. With the stroke of a pen, prime minister Narendra Modi repealed Article 370, a provision of the Indian constitution granting special autonomous status to what was the northern state of … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, “A Kashmiri Shopkeeper”, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft August 15, 2019″

Gorilla Radio with John Helmer, World Oceans Day, Gretchen Fitzgerald, Janine Bandcroft June 13, 2019

The rank hypocrisy of Western civilization’s ruling elite, though never really too deeply hidden has, with the recent arrests of journalists and raids against their publishers, broken the surface of the body politic like some septic pustule. But worse than embarrassment, this sore blooming in the face of much vaunted “rule of law” proclamations made … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with John Helmer, World Oceans Day, Gretchen Fitzgerald, Janine Bandcroft June 13, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Antony C. Black, Janine Bandcroft April 18th, 2019

With the surrendering of Julian Assange by Ecuador to London’s Metropolitan police, the WikiLeaks publisher’s long embassy asylum ends, and a new phase of his persecution begins. But is that a bad thing? Assange is in poor health, and his erstwhile “protectors” proved unable, or unwilling, to provide proper medical attention. The British prison system … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Antony C. Black, Janine Bandcroft April 18th, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft February 14th, 2019

What do any of us really know? For the most part, our understanding of reality is based on what we’ve been told; told by parents, teachers, friends, and the media. And who told them? There is though another path to discovery. Go to the places where things are happening; talk to the people making them … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft February 14th, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Astra Taylor, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft January 31st, 2019

From the barricades of France’s Gilets Jaunes and America’s Black Lives Matter marches, to Venezuela’s Bolivarian reactionary mobilizations, and the “coloured revolutions” manifesting around the globe, it’s clear: we’re living in an age of political upheaval. But are scenes of the People taking to the streets an ominous precursor of chaos and civilization’s end to … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Astra Taylor, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft January 31st, 2019”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, J.B. MacKinnon, Janine Bandcroft December 6th, 2018

Little noticed in a Western press obsessed with personalizing geopolitics, last week that media’s favourite bête noire, Vladimir Putin, the man who’s bent over backwards conciliating NATO’s relentless encirclement of and constant intriguing against his country, was superseded by Russia’s military command. And it is not in an accommodating mood; tersely stating, “[A]nyone approaching Russian … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, J.B. MacKinnon, Janine Bandcroft December 6th, 2018”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Gregg McElroy, Janine Bandcroft October 18th, 2018

Early last week the Skripal Affair emerged the Memory Hole just long enough to pique viewer curiosity, and reiterate the anti-Russia meme, naturally. On October 4th, seven months to the day of the now infamous Salisbury poisoning of Sergei and Yulia Skripal, Dutch Defence Minister, Ank Bijleveld held a press conference to announce the April … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Gregg McElroy, Janine Bandcroft October 18th, 2018”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Daniel Kovalik, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft Sept. 6th, 2018

The American coup machine has taken its efforts to topple Nicaraguan democracy to a higher level. Addressing the UN Security Council yesterday, US Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley said, “With each passing day Nicaragua travels further down a familiar path. It is a path that Syria has taken. It is a path that … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, Daniel Kovalik, John Helmer, Janine Bandcroft Sept. 6th, 2018”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Kees van der Pijl, Janine Bandcroft June 14th, 2018

O! Canada, what have you done NOW? Apparently, the Make America Great Again crowd’s unhappy and up and declared war on the Great White North. Incredibly, the fully prostrate boot-licking of Canada’s immaculately coiffured Justin Trudeau hasn’t proven enough to spare us the wrath of the MAGA Khan!!! The proverbial poo hit the Twitter fan … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Kees van der Pijl, Janine Bandcroft June 14th, 2018”

Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Christopher Black, Janine Bandcroft April 19th, 2018

It’s a great time to be in the war game! The Real News reports, “defense” company stocks at Northrup Grumman and Boeing have soared this year, while the latest launching of more than a hundred cruise missiles at Syria has proven a spectacular blast for Tomahawk maker, Raytheon. But, as Wall Street celebrates the dazzling … Continue reading “Gorilla Radio with Chris Cook, John Helmer, Christopher Black, Janine Bandcroft April 19th, 2018”