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Why the NAACP and former Colleagues say Jeff Sessions is Unfit to Serve As Attorney General

January 8, 2017

Alabama NAACP President Bernard Simelton: The Senate blocked a federal judgeship for Jeff Sessions in 1986 and they should block him from being Trump’s Attorney General

Former Colleague of Jeff Sessions Says Trump’s Pick Unqualified to be Attorney General

January 5, 2017

Veteran civil rights prosecutor Gerald Hebert, who opposed Sessions’s bid for judgeship in 1986, says the senator has opposed virtually all civil rights legislation

Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Jordan Davis Verdict Highlights Need for “Race-Conscious Solution” To U.S. Racism

February 17, 2014

Dayvon Love and Brendan Fischer say that ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws help rationalize violence against people of color by legitimizing fear of black men

Thousands Protest Forced Urbanization of Israel’s Bedouin

December 1, 2013

On Saturday, November 30th, thousands gathered in the Negev in Southern Israel to protest the government’s forced urbanization plan of the desert’s Bedouin indigenous people. The plan, called Prawer-Begin after its authors passed first reading of three by the Israeli parliament in June, and sparked mass mobilization. The biggest of the protests was in the…

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 29, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at Tzipi Livni who’s support for expelling Israeli Palestinians even surprised Condoleezza Rice

Immigration “Bed Mandate” Requires 34,000 People Detained Each Day

October 25, 2013

Activist points to increasing privatization of detention centers as being behind mandatory detention rules in immigration reform bill

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 7, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, retired UAW Local President Frank Hammer tells the story of his radicalization in the movement against the Vietnam War and turning his back on a professional career to take up working class activism

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

Ford: Zimmerman’s Acquittal Exposes the American Psyches’ Racist Reasoning

July 15, 2013

Glen Ford: Prosecution was unable to prove Zimmerman’s guilt beyond a reasonable doubt because it’s thought to be “reasonable” to profile young black men as criminals