Europe

Greece Heads Towards New Election – Can Syriza Survive?

June 24, 2019

Founding member and EU parliamentary candidate Michalis Spourdalakis analyzes Syriza’s recent loss in the EU election and evaluates Syriza’s chances for staging a comeback

The World Bank Helps Investors Choose the Law They Want (1/2)

Declaration of Philadelphia: The Labor Bill of Rights Now Replaced by 'Total Market'

June 18, 2019
Marking the 75 year anniversary of the ILO’s Declaration of Philadelphia, we explore this historic Bill of Rights through the lens of Alain Supiot, author of The Spirit of Philadelphia: Social Justice vs. the Total Market
John Pilger: Extradition Process a 'Very Long Uphill Road' for Assange

John Pilger: Extradition Process a ‘Very Long Uphill Road’ for Assange

June 17, 2019

Britain’s Home Secretary signed off on the U.S. request to extradite Julian Assange, and now UK courts will decide his fate. But if the process until now is any indication, he will not receive a fair hearing, says journalist and filmmaker John Pilger

What Future for the UK with One-Third of Children in Poverty?

What Future for the UK with One-Third of Children in Poverty?

June 14, 2019

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur, says the alarming rise of poverty in the UK is deliberate–and so too in the US

Sexuality and the End of the Catholic Church - RAI with Matthew Fox (6/8)

Reality Asserts Itself - Matthew Fox

June 13, 2019
The refusal of the Church to purge abusers and pedophiles from the clergy and accept human sexuality as a blessing, is leading to the end of the Church as we know it, says Matthew Fox on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
Germany Passes Deportation Legislation

Germany Passes Deportation Legislation

June 13, 2019

Germany’s parliament adopted the first part of a new legislation packet to restrict the rights of asylum-seekers and refugees in Germany, denying them the right to work, sending them to prison once room in the deportation centers runs out, and even allowing apartment raids in search of “illegal” immigrants

UN Torture Expert Says Assange Is Victim of Psychological Torture

UN Torture Expert Says Assange Is Victim of Psychological Torture

June 7, 2019

UN Special Rapporteur on Torture Nils Melzer investigated the situation of Julian Assange, despite initial reservations. He says if Assange is extradited he faces a “politicized trial,” part of the unprecedented international effort to silence and imprison him

D-Day: How the US Supported Hitler's Rise to Power

Peter Kuznick: D-Day

June 6, 2019
Historian Peter Kuznick joins Paul Jay to discuss the role of Ford, GM, and other industrialists in rearming Germany and supporting Hitler’s rise to power
Austria's Far Right Gains Ground Despite Massive Corruption Scandal

Austria’s Far Right Gains Ground Despite Massive Corruption Scandal

June 5, 2019

Austria’s right-wing FPÖ party was forced to leave the governing coalition in the wake of a serious corruption scandal, but nonetheless went on to increase its vote in European Parliamentary election. We analyze why with Walter Baier