rhetoric

Campaign Finance Reform

April 3, 2014
Only .08% of U.S. population gives more than $2500 to campaigns now this elite will have fewer limits on their contributions, making funds harder to track and enhancing the influence of money in politics

BP Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

March 20, 2014
Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill

Economics, the Environment and Our Common Wealth

March 20, 2014
Journalist Cherri Foytlin discusses how Gulf residents are still experiencing health problems and a depletion of wildlife due to the aftermath of the BP oil spill

Hundreds of Keystone XL Protestors Arrested, Look to Influence Obama’s Final Decision on Pipeline

March 3, 2014

Hundreds of students demand President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline deal, but Obama has already fast tracked the southern half of the pipeline which is currently delivering Canadian tar sands to Texas refineries

Reality Asserts Itself - Phyllis Bennis

December 13, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Phyllis Bennis examines proposals to resolve the Israeli Palestinian conflict

Honduras

December 2, 2013
Activists and some election observers in Honduras vow to call for free and fair recount in election they say as rigged in favor of the ruling conservative party

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

Obama's "empire"

September 26, 2013
Ajamu Baraka: The term American exceptionalism is a pass for the US to bypass international law and continue with its global ambitions

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 22, 2013
Pt 5 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says The Democratic Party used to watch out for the interests of labor and even for the poor. But that all changed under Bill Clinton. Although Clinton, like Obama, continues to speak in that feel-your-pain language of traditional liberalism, they’ve completely betrayed…