Michael Ruppert is a former LAPD narcotics investigator, whistleblower and a 1973 Honors Graduate of UCLA in Political Science. He authored ‘Crossing the Rubicon: The Decline of the American Empire at the End of the Age of Oil’, was publisher and editor of the newsletter ‘From The Wilderness’ until 2006, and is perhaps best known for being the subject of the 2009 documentary ‘Collapse’.
In this interview Michael discusses, among other topics:
His portrayal in the critically acclaimed documentary ‘Collapse’
CIA complicity in drug trafficking in the United States
The showdown with then-CIA director John Deutch at Locke High School in 1996
Why Socialism, Communism, and Capitalism are outdated concepts
Alex Jones being a “liar” in regards to Gary Webb’s suicide
Barack Obama’s relationship to megabanks and big business
Meeting with Leonardo DiCaprio and other public figures
His case for why 9/11 was “orchestrated and executed” by the U.S. government
The ‘Fox Magic’ comments he made on the Joe Rogan Experience Podcast
NDAA and what it means for democracy
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