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Chris Hedges: The Detention of Greenwald’s Partner on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the “Criminalization of Journalism”.

November 5, 2013

Chris Hedges says David Miranda’s detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies.

Hundreds in DC Protest Against Surveillance State

October 28, 2013

Activists at “Stop Watching Us” rally to end domestic and international NSA spying programs

First-Ever Case of Canadian Mining Company Going To Trial In Canada For Alleged Abuses Abroad

October 22, 2013

The trial of HudBay Minerals marks a first-time legal precedent of a Canadian company being held to account in Canadian courts for alleged shootings and gang rapes in Guatemala

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

Would Janet Yellin as Fed Chair Mark a Shift in Economic Policy?

October 9, 2013

Bill Black: Yellin’s confirmation marks a victory for progressive democrats?

Martin Luther King Jr.

August 26, 2013
The Real News’ Jaisal Noor speaks to Gary Younge, Cornel West and Amaju Baraka on relevance the 1963 March on Washington and if today’s civil rights leaders are true to the movement’s legacy

In Defense of Helen Thomas – On apologizing to apologists

July 20, 2013

Note: Helen Thomas passed away on July 20th 2013. This is a reprint of an article Paul Jay wrote at the time of Helen Thomas's forced resignation.   Helen Thomas was the dean of the White House Press corp.  She has a fifty-year history of tough-minded journalism and is one of the very, very few journalists…

In Defense of Helen Thomas – On apologizing to apologists

July 20, 2013

This is a reprint of an article Paul Jay wrote at the time of Helen Thomas’s
forced resignation

First Presidential Debate 2012

October 4, 2012
Jeff Cohen: The way to defeat Romney is to say he’s an agent of the 1 percent. The problem is that Obama’s policies for years have really helped the top 1 percent and have not been that great for middle-class Americans