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Ron Paul on Boom/Bust: US Interventionism Always Leads to Trouble

Ron Paul appeared on RT's Boom/Bust program to explain his foreign policy philosophy and his strong opposition to those who would involve the US government in overseas interventions. 

Whether it is the Middle East, Northern Africa or Ukraine, he said, his aim is "to promote trade and promote friendship, promote travel, at the same time not be involved in trying to determine what is best for the other people." Read the interview here.
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400 US Mercenaries in Ukraine?

According to German press reports over the weekend, some 400 US employees of the US private security firm Academi (formerly Blackwater) are operating in Ukraine. Who in Ukraine would hire such forces and why? And what to expect after the referenda in eastern Ukraine over the weekend? RPI Director Daniel McAdams on RT explains...

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RPI's Laughland on the Crimea Referendum

RPI Advisor John Laughland weighs in on the Crimea vote to rejoin Russia, the breathtaking hypocrisy of the western governments and the disconnect between US and EU citizens and their governments. Of course the secession is illegal, Laughland says, but that also means that even the US Declaration of Independence was, strictly speaking, illegal. Dr. Laughland also offers his forecast as to the two possible outcomes of the standoff between Russia and the US/EU over Ukraine and Crimea. (Transcript here).

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How NGOs Helped Plan Ukraine War

In this episode of The Truthseeker, RPI Director Daniel McAdams is interviewed about the role of NGOs and state-sponsored "human rights" groups in pushing US foreign policy and training locals in the techniques of coup d'etat and regime change. The episode is a fascinating look into the role of these groups in unrest from Libya to Syria to Ukraine. From the phony "Kony 2012" film to the phony "I Am Ukrainian" film -- all produced by individuals with US State Department contacts and backing.
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Ron Paul Rewind: 'What If..."

"What if the American people woke up and understood that the official reasons for going to war are almost always based on lies and promoted by war propaganda in order to serve special interests?"
- Rep. Ron Paul, US House, Feb. 13, 2009

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Is a New Cold War Brewing?

A new Cold War? RPI Academic Advisor Mark Almond joins Peter Lavelle and guests to debate whether a new Cold War is brewing, pitting the West against Russia. The US media is hysterical in its attacks on Russia, says Peter Lavelle, even more strident than he remembers during the original Cold War. Prof. Almond points out that although the West's ideological argument against Russia has disappeared -- in some ways Russia is more capitalist than some of the European countries that join with the US to criticize it -- the russophobia has become even stronger.
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Ron Paul: Do We Live in a Police State?

Ron Paul keynote speech at Mises Circle Houston last week. He speaks on war and peace and the police state. The original tea party was very soon co-opted by warmongers. Our role is to educate ourselves and to help educate others. Listen to this inspiring speech!
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