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Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

October 17, 2018

Shir Hever talks about Psy-Group and other Israeli private intelligence companies and the role which they play in undermining democracy when intelligence gathering is privatized

What Does Low Unemployment Rate Mean When Most Jobs Created Are Low Wage?

What Does Low Unemployment Rate Mean When Most Jobs Created Are Low Wage?

October 11, 2018

3.9% Unemployment rate with almost half of new jobs low wage no benefits. And how many stopped looking for work? Saurav Sarkar of the Institute for Policy Studies discusses what’s behind the numbers

Trump Probably Engaged in Felony Tax Evasion

Trump Probably Engaged in Felony Tax Evasion

October 10, 2018

White collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes the New York Times investigation into Trump’s tax evasion and argues that if true, these would be considered felonies. However, he will probably never be held to account for this, before he leaves office

Trump Tears up Treaties Pushing for War on Iran, Using Bush-Style Iraq Lies

Trump Tears up Treaties Pushing for War on Iran, Using Bush-Style Iraq Lies

October 10, 2018

As the US ramps up aggression against Iran, withdrawing from agreements and imposing crippling sanctions, Iranians fear Trump and the neocons he surrounded himself with want war – and are echoing Bush-era Iraq “WMD” lies to justify it

Sen. Collins Calls for Kavanaugh's Presumption of Innocence - Where is the Criminal Investigation?

Sen. Collins Calls for Kavanaugh’s Presumption of Innocence – Where is the Criminal Investigation?

October 5, 2018

Our panelists Paul Jay, Dharna Noor, and Dana Vickers Shelley, Executive Director of the Maryland ACLU, and host Marc Steiner discuss the significance of the nomination, why the Democrats didn’t pursue a criminal investigation for perjury, the consequences for women’s rights and whether a fight should be waged to impeach Kavanaugh once he is confirmed.

The Kavanaugh Affair

The Kavanaugh Affair

October 5, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Liberals!  Some perspective please! Donald Trump is the least fit and most corrupt American president in modern times, if not — depending on how slavery factors in, and on what we make of Andrew Johnson and   the mid-nineteenth century presidents whose tenure led up to the Civil War — since…

Bret Kavanaugh is a Liar, a Perjurer and Belongs in Jail Instead of on the Supreme Court

Bret Kavanaugh is a Liar, a Perjurer and Belongs in Jail Instead of on the Supreme Court

October 5, 2018

By David William Pear / Greanville Post. Bret Kavanaugh is a pathological liar and in any position of power he is a danger to society.  I do not say this lightly, nor am I referring to Kavanaugh’s aberrant behavior that Dr. Christine Baisley Ford and others testified about:  the attempted rape, sexual battery, drunkenness, blackouts and…

Weak Underfunded IRS Behind Trump's Wealth and History of Avoiding Taxes

Weak Underfunded IRS Behind Trump’s Wealth and History of Avoiding Taxes

October 4, 2018

Investigative tax attorney James Henry talks about the New York Times’ investigation into the origins of Trump’s wealth, how it is related to tax evasion, and how the US tax system has systematically and increasingly favored the rich    

Could Obama's Endorsement Help Ben Jealous Defeat Larry Hogan?

Could Obama’s Endorsement Help Ben Jealous Defeat Larry Hogan?

October 1, 2018

Marc Steiner weighs in on the Maryland Governor’s race, where a popular Republican incumbent has a double digit lead over the Sanders-inspired Democrat

U.S. Punishes Iranians and Threatens Nations That Disobey

U.S. Punishes Iranians and Threatens Nations That Disobey

September 30, 2018

As the Trump administration and its Israeli government ally continue their destabilization campaign against Iran, the EU, Russia, and China have reached a deal with Tehran that would shield financial transactions from newly reimposed U.S. sanctions. The U.S. has warned of “terrible consequences” for those defying its sanctions. Can Iran and the remaining nuclear deal…