Peter Dale Scott has argued for some time that since the end of World War II events in the United States have increasingly not been directed by politics in the ordinary sense of the term, but rather by "parapolitics" and "deep politics."  --  In Drugs, Oil, and War: The United States in Afghanistan, Colombia, and Indochina (Rowman and Littlefield, 2003), Scott explained his view that "parapolitics" is conscious deceit and collusion, while "deep politics" is practices that are repressed rather than acknowledged: "Parapolitics . . . tends to metastasize into deep politics . . . This is the heart of the analysis" (pp. xii-xiii, emphasis in original; also 29).  --  The notion of "deep politics" has been embraced by other writers and researchers, and some of them gathered in Santa Cruz, CA, in May 2010 at a conference called "Understanding Deep Politics."  --  Videos of much of the conference have now been posted on the web.[1] ...


Revealing the driving forces behind world events and creating alternative solutions


Santa Cruz, CA
May 14-16, 2010

Videos of, in order of appearance:

1. Peter Phillips
2. Annie Machon
3. Barrie Zwicker
4. Dhalia Wasfi
5. David Ray Griffin
6. Michael Parenti
7. Jim Marrs
8. Ian Crane
9. Ellen Brown
10. Peter Dale Scott
11. Solutions Panel 1
12. Solutions Panel 2