John McCain

Fair Seas and Following Wind John McCain

May 15, 2018

William K. Black May 15, 2018     Bloomington, MN As a savings and loan regulator, on April 9, 1987, I experienced Senator John McCain at his very worst. He, and his four Senate colleagues, collectively, the “Keating Five,” pressured my colleagues and me to withdraw our recommendation that our agency place Charles Keating’s Lincoln Savings and…

Military-Industrial Complex Pushes Nuke Modernization, Risking Confrontation with Russia

March 28, 2017

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says the section of the elite that includes Samantha Power, Susan Rice, and John McCain are willing to use military means to implement democracy wherever they see fit

What’s Driving Putin & Obama’s Posturing on Ukraine?

March 11, 2014

Larry Wilkerson: President Obama and Russian President need to ease domestic pressure to act militarily, thus keeping Ukraine as a buffer

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

December 16, 2013
Economist Jeffrey Sommers says that although pro-EU Ukrainians have legitimate grievances, they have little to gain from trade agreements that would ultimately transfer ownership of industry to outside actors

Reality Asserts Itself - Ray McGovern

November 4, 2013
In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern discuss the relationship between seeking to be the world’s single superpower and the resulting blowback and need to suppress dissent at home In a recent episode of Reality Asserts Itself, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and TRNN Senior Editor Paul…

Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

October 20, 2013
In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order

US Government Shutdown

October 1, 2013
Tea Party candidates strong desire to roll back New Deal comes out of the GOP establishment’s own creation. Part 1 of extended interview

Victory Out of Reach for US in Syria

September 3, 2013

Patrick Cockburn: US strike against Syria will further entangle America, as each military action will make it more difficult to retreat