U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ - RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ – RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

April 23, 2019

After the fall of the Soviet Union, a dysfunctional and pro-American Russian President Yeltsin presided over the chaos of the 1990’s; when Putin came to power, the West was very disappointed at the independent and nationalist character of the Putin led state and the demonization began –  Stephen Cohen joins Paul Jay on Reality Asserts…

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Is Trump for Detente or Militarism? - RAI with Stephen Cohen (2/5)
Trump’s stated aim is to reduce tensions with Russia, but is it motivated by peaceful objectives or is it preparations for aggression towards Iran and...

Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

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Trump's Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our…

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Earth Day: How Can Climate Activists Fight Misinformation?

April 22, 2019
Earth Day: How Can Climate Activists Fight Misinformation?

Award-winning filmmaker Josh Fox talks about his new book, The Truth Has Changed, and how climate movements can—and must—fight misinformation campaigns

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Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

April 22, 2019
Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

In a contest against incumbent Petro Poroshenko, the TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won an overwhelming majority of 73%, signaling a hunger for real change in…

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‘Mafioso Capitalism’ and the Suicide of Peru’s President

April 23, 2019
'Mafioso Capitalism' and the Suicide of Peru's President

Prof. Gerardo Renique discusses the three other ex-presidents already in jail over the Odebrecht scandal, and Alan Garcia’s death, just as he was about to…

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The Untold Story of the Nation’s Biggest School Cheating Scandal (2/3)

April 23, 2019
The Untold Story of the Nation's Biggest School Cheating Scandal (2/3)

In part two, authors Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton discuss the role real estate developers and corporate interests played in the destruction of Atlanta’s black…

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Economic Update: The #METOO Movement

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April 23, 2019
Economic Update: The #METOO Movement

This week: Updates on Chicago in change; the decline of world trade; New York City’s “congestion pricing plan; the IMF comments on Trump’s trade war…

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Laura Flanders Show: Integration Won't Solve Racism in Schools

Laura Flanders Show: Integration Won’t Solve Racism in Schools

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April 22, 2019

Segregation in education is as bad as ever, and no end appears to be in sight. So what approaches might make a difference. What if Segregation, per se, wasn’t the problem? This week, educators speak out, and we visit an Afrocentric school in Brooklyn, where mindfulness and race are not a detail

Modern Monetary Theory - A Debate Between Randall Wray and Gerald Epstein

Modern Monetary Theory – A Debate: Randall Wray

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Randall Wray, one of the founders of the economic theory known as Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) lays out some of its main arguments. Paul Jay hosts

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The Prosecution Of Julian Assange Is A Threat To Journalists Everywhere

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

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April 14, 2019

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April 11, 2019

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By: Andrew Levine

April 5, 2019

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

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April 2, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

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March 26, 2019

Bernie Is Not a Wind Sock

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March 25, 2019

Why Not Impeach?

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March 22, 2019

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