Europe

Targeted by the Inquisition - RAI with Matthew Fox (5/8)

Reality Asserts Itself - Matthew Fox

June 13, 2019
Cardinal Ratzinger, who later became Pope Benedict, launched a campaign in defense of murderous dictatorships in Latin America and to purge the Church of liberation theology and priests like 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

Anti-Semitism in Germany

Anti-Semitism in Germany

Partner Content Provided By: Deutsche Welle
June 3, 2019

German police say anti-Semitic crime rose by 20% between 2017 and 2018. Many Jews in Germany no longer feel safe. And many must struggle with the question of whether to wear their traditional skullcaps in public. DW met a Jewish man living in Berlin who lives these questions every day

Opposition Demand for Maduro's Resignation a Non-Starter, Says Norwegian Official

Opposition Demand for Maduro’s Resignation a Non-Starter, Says Norwegian Source

May 31, 2019

An unnamed Norwegian source with inside knowledge of the talks between the Venezuelan opposition and government in Oslo said the opposition “needs to be more realistic.” We discuss the talks with Norwegian Venezuela specialist Eirik Vold

Theresa May's Resignation Could Mean a Hard Brexit

Theresa May’s Resignation Could Mean a Hard Brexit

May 29, 2019

The chaos in Britain’s politics has only intensified in the wake of Theresa May’s resignation and the tremendous losses that Conservatives suffered in the European Parliament election. Prof. Leo Panitch analyzes the result