Deep State

Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

February 11, 2018

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

Reality Asserts Itself - Norman Solomon

June 8, 2017
On Reality Asserts Itself, Norman Solomon of the Bernie Delegates Network tells Paul Jay that when it comes to defending the deep state, there’s really no difference between the two parties

Blaming Russia Goes Deeper Than Hillary Clinton & the Democrats

June 5, 2017

As Hillary Clinton blames the Kremlin for her election loss, author and attorney Dan Kovalik argues that anti-Russia sentiment is deeply embedded in the U.S. political establishment. Kovalik’s new book is “The Plot to Scapegoat Russia: How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Russia.”

Iran

April 17, 2017
Professor Muhammad Sahimi explains how Iran’s behind-the-scenes powers are trying to position a hardliner for Iran’s next presidential election. Trump’s hard line on Iran would encourage Iran’s “deep state” to respond accordingly

Trump and the Deep State

November 27, 2016

Thomas Drake tells Paul Jay the deep state would’ve been more comfortable with Clinton; and while they’ll do what they’re told, many will be concerned that Pence is the new Cheney