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Trump's State of Emergency? - with Paul Jay & Gerald Horne

Trump’s State of Emergency? – with Paul Jay & Gerald Horne

January 9, 2019

If Donald Trump follows through on his threat to declare a state of emergency, it puts the American state further into deep crisis – with historian Dr. Gerald Horn and host Paul Jay

What Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Tony Soprano Have in Common

What Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Tony Soprano Have in Common

January 9, 2019

Gerald Horne and Paul Jay discuss Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the wall and border security

Can Democratic Challenger Mike Espy Pull Off an Upset Victory in Mississippi's US Senate Race?

Mississippi Special Election: Can Democrat Mike Espy Pull Off an Upset Victory for the US Senate?

November 26, 2018

“Mississippi voters do not like to be embarrassed,” says Professor Gerald Horne while analysing the upcoming special election between Democrat Mike Espy against incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith

Vote Recount in Georgia and Florida Defined by Racism and Voter Suppression

Vote Recount in Georgia and Florida Defined by Racism and Voter Suppression

November 13, 2018

A new political movement is born in the South in the wake of Trump and Republicans’ efforts to stop vote recounts. Democracy is on trial

Kentucky Shooting of Two Blacks: 'No Surprise,' Given the Rise of Ultra-Right

Kentucky Shooting of Two Blacks: ‘No Surprise,’ Given the Rise of Ultra-Right

November 1, 2018

Lost in the news of hate crimes over the past week was a random shooting of two Blacks in Kentucky by a white man. President Trump’s fanning of racial resentment is leading to an atmosphere where such attacks are becoming more and more common, says Prof. Gerald Horne

After White Supremacist Terror, Trump Doubles Down from Birthright to the Border

After White Supremacist Terror, Trump Doubles Down from Birthright to the Border

October 30, 2018

In the aftermath of a spate of white supremacist violence from Florida to Kentucky to Pittsburgh, President Trump is ramping up nativism and xenophobia. The U.S. is deploying up to 14,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, purportedly in response to a caravan of Central American asylum seekers. Trump also says he might revoke birthright citizenship…

Is Trump Implementing the ‘Bannon Strategy’ by Courting Russia?

July 20, 2018

Prof. Gerald Horne examines the Trump-Bannon objectives of forming an alliance with Russia to isolate China and Iran, while Democrats spin out of control in their attacks against Trump    

Left forum 2018: Making Real News in the Age of Trump

June 12, 2018

‘The Russians are coming! The Russians are coming!’ Corporate news is consumed with covering the Trump/Russia affair, but it pales in comparison to the real threats in people’s lives–climate change, underemployment, poverty, lack of health care, lack of clean water–just to name a few. How should independent news cover the most pressing issues of our…

Left Forum 2018 Saturday Plenary – One Fight, Many Fronts

June 3, 2018

The Real News Network’s Paul Jay  was joined by Juan Gonzalez, Slivia Frederici, Gerald Horne and George Ciccariello-Maher for a discussion on “One Fight, Many Fronts” from the Left Forum in New York City

200th Anniversary of the Birth of Marx and a Revolution in Understanding

200th Anniversary of the Birth of Marx and a Revolution in Understanding

May 5, 2018

Historian Gerald Horne and host Paul Jay discuss the ongoing relevance of Marx’s Materialist Conception of History; to understand and fight ideas that defend injustice today, people must know the economic roots the give rise to, and perpetuate, such ideology