Berkeley

Berkeley Police Dept Persecutes Counter-Protesters Who Opposed Far-Right Rally

August 10, 2018

In an unusual move, the Berkeley police Department made public the mug shots and names of counter-protesters they arrested, who had come to oppose a far-right demonstration. Was this an effort to intimidate leftists and to favor the far-right? We discuss the action and  implications with UC law professor Veena Dubal

Reflecting on the Legacy of Congressman Ron Dellums: A True People’s Warrior

August 5, 2018

Ron Dellums was first elected to Congress in 1971, when he stood with the Panthers. Then the Marine veteran launched a Vietnam war crimes investigation and was singularly responsible for legal sanctions against South Africa. We are joined by Bob Scheer to reflect on the legacy of Congressman Ron Dellums, a true people’s warrior

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 7, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, retired UAW Local President Frank Hammer tells the story of his radicalization in the movement against the Vietnam War and turning his back on a professional career to take up working class activism

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 16, 2013
Pt 1 of 7. Launching a new show “Reality Asserts Itself”, Paul Jay interviews author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges about the formative experiences that shaped his world view

Is unemployment "natural"?

April 3, 2013
Jesse Rothstein: Low wages and lack of purchasing power the real structural problem, skills training and more education is not the critical solution