By way of introduction, the first hour starts with Daniel Grieves reading of what David Southwell's Secrets and Lies has to say on the Bilderberg group. We then hear an interview with Tony Gosling telling us what he thinks of Bilderberg, and how he got interested enough in them to set up his website at http://Bilderberg.org. We then explore the media blackout of the group, looking at the early reporting about the Bilderberg group. We start with a very perfunctory 2005 radio report from BBC world service, before the more enlightening show from BBC Radio 4 in 2003.
The main component of our second hour is Daniel Estulin's speech to the EU parliament on the Bilderberg Group, in which he suggests that their main function is to undermine national sovereignty and set up "one world company limited". We then examine the 'conspiracy theory' label, with the help of a quick sketch by Bill Hicks which summarises many people's impressions of the power elite. Using this as a starting point, we refine the view of the conspiracies that may be further by Bilderberg, noting how many UK Prime Ministers attended Bilberberg before being elected. We hear a section of Michael Parenti's talk to the 2010 Santa Cruz Deep Politics conference that notes people's resistance to the term 'conspiracy theory'.
We conclude with Adrian Salbuchi, an Argentinean political commentator. He speaks about the fiction of government power, and how organisations such as the Bilberberg group facilitate clandestine use of national governments and other organisations by those seeking. His conclusion is that national government is used to present an acceptable face on a reality that is for most people still unacceptable - the small coterie of corporate and financial leaders who pursue self-interest unhampered by considerations such as the public interest.