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Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

October 20, 2013
In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order

International Law Requried Manning to be a Whistleblower

August 21, 2013

Vijay Prashad: Obama Admin pursuit of Manning probably illegal under international law

Reality Asserts Itself - Vijay Prashad

August 9, 2013
In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Vijay Prashad discuss the Chelsea Manning case in light of the 68th anniversary of signing the Nuremberg Charter which states it is illegal to follow orders to commit a war crime Note from the Editor: When this story was originally taped, August 2013, Chelsea Manning…

Marx and Tolstoy Helped Me See the Limits of Liberalism – Vijay Prashad on Reality Asserts Itself pt1

August 2, 2013

On the second episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Vijay Prashad talks about growing up in India and coming to the realization that liberalism could never eliminate poverty

New Egypt PM & Army Set To Keep Egypt on Neo-Liberal Track

July 10, 2013

Zeinab Abul Magd: With an Egyptian military that has strong ties to foreign investors and a newly appointed liberal economist PM, Egypt can expect more of the same Mubarak-era economics

Pope Francis

March 19, 2013
Jorge Mario Bergoglio known for his opposition to progressive governments and clerics, is accused of silence, cooperation with Argentinean dictatorship

Bolivia

March 18, 2013
Legislation seeks to combat high levels of violence against women