From Afghanistan to Iraq, the Trump administration, leading Democrats and much of the foreign policy and military establishment believe the U.S. should be more aggressive towards Iran. That's a very dangerous situation that can lead to war, noted Iran expert Trita Parsi tells Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself
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After 16 years and over a trillion dollars' worth of fighting, the U.S. has accomplished none of its stated goals--except the goal of enriching the flourishing military-industrial complex
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NACLA's Emily Achtenberg explains the background of President Morales's decision to re-launch the TIPNIS road and how the move is being received among different sectors of Bolivia's population.
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Dalal Aboulhosn, the Sierra Club's Deputy Legislative Director for Land and Water, says EPA Director Scott Pruitt is ignoring true costs and benefits in his support for coal companies' "bottom line"
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Rapper and artist Potent Whisper discusses how London is being deliberately turned into a 'playground for the rich' by dispossessing londoners from their communities and their roots via a process known as 'regeneration'
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Randy "Iron Stache" Bryce has been elevated by establishment organizations and mainstream media pundits as Paul Ryan's congressional challenger, ignoring the existence of a Democratic Primary he still has to win. DATE: 2017-08-21
In this special Father's Day edition of iMWiL! we spoke with Black fathers; historians, artists and activists along with Ayanna and Dick Gregory about what it means to be a black father in the United States DATE: 2015-06-20
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Steve Bannon was fired from the White House on Friday, August 18th, 2017, but most of the media is missing the story of Robert Mercer, the billionaire that brought Bannon to the White House, who has now reappointed him as chairman of Breitbart News DATE: 2017-08-18
Angelo DiCaro of Unifor, Canada's largest private sector union, Melinda St. Louis, of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, and Prof. John Ackerman of the National Autonomous University of Mexico analyze the negotiations that began this week. DATE: 2017-08-19
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Nick Surgey, Senior Fellow with the Center for Media and Democracy discusses California's lawsuit against the EPA under the Freedom of Information Act and Scott Pruitt's conflict of interest in his ties to the corporate elite's climate denial group, ALEC DATE: 2017-08-20
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Leading climate change expert, Dr. Joe Romm, discusses U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's State of the Climate report which confirms new records on global warming, greenhouse gas, and sea level rise DATE: 2017-08-15
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As thousands of South Koreans protest the U.S. THAAD missile system in their country, journalist Tim Shorrock says the grassroots movement that drove out a corrupt president in 2016 offers lessons to Americans resisting Donald Trump DATE: 2017-08-19
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In an unprecedented act, the Justice Department is seeking the personal internet information of 1.3 million visitors to www.disruptj20.org, an anti-Trump website that organized Inauguration Day protests DATE: 2017-08-17
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As top Trump officials give conflicting statements on North Korea and the US begins war games on the peninsula, veteran journalist Tim Shorrock says the confusion and bellicosity helps bury the peaceful solutions that have long been on the table DATE: 2017-08-18
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Trump’s embattled strategist phones me, unbidden, to opine on China, Korea, and his enemies in the administration.
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On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay talks to the president of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association, Troy LaRaviere about his new report that found systemic racial discrimination in the way Chicago Public Schools receive special education funding
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