media

Gore Vidal's America

July 31, 2018
On the sixth anniversary of the death of Gore Vidal, and the final day of our fundraising campaign, we republish Paul Jay’s 2007 interview with Vidal on the state of journalism. Vidal says, “I’ve been around the ruling class all my life, and I’ve been quite aware of their total contempt for the people of…

Western Media Distorts Escalating Syrian War

February 28, 2018

Intense bombing by the Syrian government, in alliance with Russia, has killed large numbers of civilians in Eastern Ghouta, which the Syrian government has besieged for years. But differing media accounts make it hard to decipher what’s really happening, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

CNN Crusades Against Slave Trade in Libya, but Knew About It for Years

November 29, 2017

U.S. corporate media “does not report on the slaughter and the persecution of people by these U.S.-backed governments until most of them are dead,” says Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford

Palestine

September 13, 2017
The Palestinian Authority’s arrest of prominent human rights activist Issa Amro is part of a wider crackdown on critics of Mahmoud Abbas’ rule, says Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada

Climate Change

September 1, 2017
Over 1200 people have been killed in rains that have inundated a third of Bangladesh along with portion of India, Nepal and Pakistan

Trump’s Afghan Military Solution Will Fail

August 29, 2017

James Dorsey tells Paul Jay that Trump’s plan is to force the Taliban to negotiate, but there is no reason for them to do so

Historian: If Russia Meddled, It Was ‘Average’

July 23, 2017

Dov Levin of Carnegie Mellon University looked at U.S. and Russian interference in other countries’ elections since World War II and found that the U.S. was far in the lead, interfering over 80 times — and in far more impactful ways than alleged hacking and fake news

First Six Months of 2017 Marked By Wildfires and ‘Extremely Remarkable’ Warmth

July 23, 2017

Leading climate scientist Michael Mann sees a clear link between climate change and the devastating wildfires of 2017

The New NRA Video and Trump’s Media Attacks Are Symptoms of America in Decline

July 3, 2017

Historian and author Gerald Horne says if we are not armed with history, we’ll be unable to stop right-wing efforts to turn back the clock