Commentary by Paul Jay

Trump and The War Within the American Oligarchy

March 13, 2017

TRNN senior editor Paul Jay discusses how the Real News covers the Trump administration as well as the struggle between those who want to ‘reign in the excesses of capitalism’ and those who want to destroy the ‘administrative state’

Planet Will Burn Before Corporate Media Covers Climate Change as Existential Threat

March 11, 2017

Paul Jay says that the elites and their corporate media are not dealing with the climate crisis with the urgency it deserves because they think they will be ok and live by the philosophy of ‘to hell with what comes tomorrow’

Real News Doesn’t Side with Russian or American Oligarchs

March 5, 2017

Kim Brown and Paul Jay discuss TRNN’s approach to covering Jeff Sessions and the Trump-Russia connection controversy

Donald Trump: The Raw and Naked Face of a System That Showers Speculators with Obscene Riches

July 16, 2016

Paul Jay says the enablers of this surge in far right populism are the leaders of both major parties and the corporate media

Why Support The Real News Network

July 16, 2016
Paul Jay says the enablers of this surge in far right populism are the leaders of both major parties and the corporate media

Abby Martin and Paul Jay – What Should Sanders Do Next?

June 10, 2016

As Hillary Clinton becomes the presumptive nominee for the Democratic Party, Empire Files host Abby Martin and TRNN Senior Paul Jay sit down to discuss what Sanders should do next. Both Jay and Martin agree that Clinton is a dangerous neoconservative who should not be defended. But they disagree over whether Sanders should throw his…

TRNN in New Hampshire

February 11, 2016
Senior editor Paul Jay says it’s important to deconstruct what the candidates say in terms of the interests of working people

Paul Jay asks: How much do you value The Real News Network?

December 23, 2015

From our on-the-ground reporting in Greece, Ferguson and Paris, to our live coverage of the Freddie Gray protests and trial, 2015 was a big year for The Real News. We need your support to help us continue our crucial work in 2016.

A Defining Moment for The Real News

December 11, 2015

Paul Jay stresses the importance of the Real News coverage of the protests against the murder of Freddie Gray and the police and National Guard violation of people’s constitutional rights

Paul Jay on TRNN's International Coverage

March 5, 2014
Jaisal Noor talks to Paul Jay about recent viewers’ comments