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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

Self-Censorship Biggest Failure of Israeli Media

December 12, 2013

Following the November 30th International day of rage against the forced urbanization of the Bedouin in Israel’s south, the Israeli police ordered all media to hand over footage gathered during protests. The order marked a drastic turn for Israeli freedom of the press, already at an all-time low. This year Israel ranked 112th of 179…

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 1

November 27, 2013

Wendell Potter: Though the media has wrongly focused on some of Obamacare’s shortcomings, the U.S. needs to make healthcare a human right

Disastrous Rollout of Obamacare Should Shift Focus to Universal Healthcare pt 2

November 27, 2013

As a new study finds most Americans want fundamental change in the US healthcare system, Wendall Potter discusses what concrete steps could improve it.

Ratner: Obama Must Move to Close Guantanamo Now

November 20, 2013

Michael Ratner: 12 years after Guantanamo’s opening, the prison holds 166 people, 86 who are cleared for release, after President Obama and Congress has failed to close it.

Reality Asserts Itself - Max Blumenthal

October 30, 2013
In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Max Blumenthal, author of Goliath – Life and Loathing in Greater Israel, looks at PM Netanyahu’s strategy of ethnic cleansing and negotiations without end

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

September 25, 2013
Already facing Israeli naval blockade, Gaza fisherman now under attack from Egyptian forces

‘Earthquake’ for Israel: EU To Halt Support For Illegal Settlements

July 16, 2013

Shir Hever: European Union announces restrictions for funding Israeli colonies; Israeli government in panic because every aspect of Israel’s economy and society could be affected by the EU decision

US Drone Wars

December 9, 2012
Michael Ratner: Pres. Obama debating rules that allow him to kill extra-judicially anyone considered an enemy combatant anywhere in the world including US citizens and by logical extension, within the United States