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Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History - Jay and Curry

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and Curry

April 21, 2019

The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump’s regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling – former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman

Is Trump for Detente or Militarism? - RAI with Stephen Cohen (2/5)

Reality Asserts Itself - Stephen Cohen

April 18, 2019
Trump’s stated aim is to reduce tensions with Russia, but is it motivated by peaceful objectives or is it preparations for aggression towards Iran and China – Stephen Cohen joins host Paul Jay for a spirited discussion on Reality Asserts Itself
Unprecedented US Efforts to Expel Venezuela's Representative to the UN

Unprecedented US Efforts to Expel Venezuela’s Representative to the UN

April 17, 2019

In an unprecedented move, the Trump administration, under VP Pence, is making an all-out effort to have the UN expel Venezuela’s ambassador to the UN

China Has Strategic Objectives In Going Global, Does Africa?

China Has Strategic Objectives In Going Global, Does Africa?

April 8, 2019

If Africa as a continent does not have strategic objectives of its own, the history of impediments to African economic development will be repeated in its engagement with China, says Ethiopia’s Alemayehu Geda

US Military Budget Reveals an Offensive Posture, Russia and China on Defense - Wilkerson

US Military Budget Reveals an Offensive Posture, Russia and China on Defense – Wilkerson

March 27, 2019

The massive military expansion in the US and China could lead to absolute disaster – Larry Wilkerson joins Paul Jay

Belt and Road Initiative vs Washington Consensus

Belt and Road Initiative vs Washington Consensus

March 20, 2019

By Jomo Kwame Sundaram / IPS News. KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Mar 19 2019 (IPS) – With the Washington Consensus from the 1980s being challenged, President Donald Trump withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and China pursuing its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), most notably with its own initiatives such as the multilateral…

China the Target of Pentagon's Massive Military Budget - Horne and Jay

China the Target of Pentagon’s Massive Military Budget – Horne and Jay

March 20, 2019

Acting Secretary of Defense justifies the increase in military spending with three words: China, China, China – Historian Gerald Horne joins Paul Jay

The emerging new world order’s alarm bells: Men like Brandon Tarrant and Andreas Breivik

The emerging new world order’s alarm bells: Men like Brandon Tarrant and Andreas Breivik

March 16, 2019

By James M. Dorsey A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr This week’s attack on two mosques in New Zealand reflects a paradigm shift: the erosion of liberal values and the rise of civilisationalism at the expense of the nation state. So do broader phenomena like…

Chinese pressure tactics put countries between a rock and a hard place

Chinese pressure tactics put countries between a rock and a hard place

March 13, 2019

By James M. Dorsey   A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr Recent Chinese pressure on Myanmar to approve a controversial dam project and the arrest in recent days in Kazakhstan of a human rights activist suggest that China in a seemingly tone-deaf pursuit of its…

Kazakh police raid raises spectre of China’s long arm

Kazakh police raid raises spectre of China’s long arm

March 10, 2019

By James M. Dorsey A podcast version of this story is available on Soundcloud, Itunes, Spotify, Stitcher, TuneIn and Tumblr A police raid on a Kazakh group documenting the plight of Kazakhs and Uyghurs caught in a brutal crackdown in China’s north-western province of Xinjiang is about more than a government seeking to please Beijing…