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TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

October 10, 2018

With less than a month before election day, we talk to Marc Steiner about what impact millions in TV ad spending could have on the Governor’s race

Whitewashed Saudi 'Reformer' Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

Whitewashed Saudi ‘Reformer’ Prince Boosts Authoritarian Crackdown on Dissent

September 13, 2018

The regime of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is punishing satire on social media with 5 years in prison and sentencing women’s rights activists to death. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin speaks about the Western whitewash of MBS.

Sinclair’s Synchronized Fake News Broadcast Goes Viral

April 3, 2018

The broadcasting giant’s efforts to coordinate the messages coming from local stations has landed it in the national spotlight, but Sinclair’s efforts to affect local education policy in Baltimore may be more nefarious and ultimately more dangerous to democracy

Empire Files: War With North Korea – Propaganda vs. Reality

March 2, 2018

On top of overtly genocidal threats, the Trump Administration has announced new terms: that they “will never accept a nuclear North Korea.” But, the Democratic Peoples’ Republic of Korea already has nuclear weapons. Does that mean a war is imminent?

Pentagon: US Empire ‘Collapsing,’ So Give Us More Money

July 30, 2017

A new Pentagon study says the U.S. may be losing its dominant position in world affairs and that the DoD needs a “wakeup call”–but Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says the report is really about using fear to drum up more money for the military

Cracking Down On Dissent: The U.S. Government Has Essentially Created A Ministry of Truth

January 1, 2017

Obama’s Recently-Signed National Defense Authorization Act Includes A ‘Countering Disinformation and Propaganda Act’. The Intercept’s Alex Emmons Explains…

Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky

June 17, 2014
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges speaks with Professor Noam Chomsky about working-class resistance during the Industrial Revolution, propaganda, and the historical role played by intellectuals in times of war

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security