Reality Asserts Itself

Reality Asserts Itself - Leo Panitch

March 13, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Panitch talks about how the Labour Party moved from being a Tony Blair party of class reconciliation and war, to a truly left mass party with more than 600,000 members that may take power

Undoing the New Deal

February 4, 2018
Historian Peter Kuznick says Eisenhower called for decreased militarization, then Dulles reversed the policy; the Soviets tried to end the cold war after the death of Stalin; crazy schemes involving nuclear weapons and the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba put the world of the eve of destruction – with host Paul Jay

Reality Asserts Itself - Thomas Frank

January 2, 2018
On Reality Asserts Itself, Tom Frank says in the world of the wealthy, liberalism is something you do to offset your rapacious behavior in other spheres – with host Paul Jay

Reality Asserts Itself - Gabriel Byrne

December 27, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Gabriel Byrne says that mutant capitalism seeks only profit and corporate media’s agenda avoids the climate crisis; Byrne says its up to us, no superhero will save us – with host Paul Jay

Iran

August 30, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Trita Parsi says the Israelis are trying to push the United States to reestablish the pre-Iraq War status quo, but it’s not possible any longer

Reality Asserts Itself: Trita Parsi

August 30, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Trita Parsi says the Israelis are trying to push the United States to reestablish the pre-Iraq War status quo, but it’s not possible any longer

Reality Asserts Itself: Troy LaRaviere

August 21, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Troy LaRaviere says that the “parasitical wealthy” should be fought for control of the Democratic Party

Reality Asserts Itself - Norman Solomon

June 8, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Norman Solomon of the Bernie Delegates Network tells Paul Jay that when it comes to defending the deep state, there’s really no difference between the two parties

Reality Asserts Itself - Sabah Alnasseri

June 4, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Prof. Alnasseri says we are witnessing a counter-revolutionary setback against the revolution, but the revolt will erupt again and again

Reality Asserts Itself - Gar Alperovitz

April 28, 2017
The Next System Project’s Gar Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that the Federal Reserve should use quantitive easing, i.e. create money, to take Big Oil companies out of the equation and finance a massive green infrastructure program