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Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security

Swiss Bank That Facilitated U.S. Tax Evasion Continues To Avoid Prosecution

February 27, 2014

Bill Black: Although Credit Suisse helped ultra-wealthy Americans evade taxes, the bank will face no prosecution due to Swiss bank secrecy laws and a heedless U.S. Justice department

Intelligence Officials Make Direct Threats on Snowden’s Life

January 24, 2014

NSA whistleblower Kirk Wiebe & former CIA analyst Ray McGovern point to the brashness of intelligence officials who went on the record to threaten Snowden’s life, reflecting a culture of disregard for the Constitution and due process

Hedges and Binney on NSA Policy

January 11, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges and William Binney answer the question: “What should the NSA policy look like?”

EXCLUSIVE: Family of Unarmed Man Killed in Baltimore Police Custody Speaks Out

January 7, 2014

Tyrone West’s family members Tawanda Jones and Jamie Richardson speak to The Real News after Baltimore’s State’s Attorney declines to press charges against the police officers involved in his death.

Drug Wars

December 11, 2013
The small Latin American country of Uruguay has become the only country that allows growing and selling marijuana

Preliminary Deal Reached for New Major Tar Sands Pipeline in Western Canada

December 9, 2013

Yves Engler: Opposition likely to grow against a new tar sands pipeline between British Columbia and Alberta

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

December 5, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms