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Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone

Kavanaugh Lied, A Truncated FBI Investigation, & Democrats Search for a Backbone

October 8, 2018

Why did Democrats not push the fight to the America against Kavanaugh’s appointment? What do we face in the future? What should be our response? Current Affairs politics editor Briahna Joy Gray makes some suggestions

What Does The Intercept’s NSA Leak Say About Russian Vote Hacking?

September 4, 2018

With Reality Winner sentenced to five years behind bars, The Intercept’s Jim Risen joins Aaron Maté to discuss the NSA leaker’s harsh sentence and what the document she revealed actually says. Is there solid evidence of Russian vote hacking?

Centrist Democrats Are Undermining Progressive Candidates

January 26, 2018

According to a major new report, the Democratic Party leadership is undermining progressive candidates and backing wealthier, centrist hopefuls that are following a failed strategy. We speak to The Intercept’s Lee Fang

The Russia-Maddow Show: MSNBC Host Puts Hawkish Conspiracies above Trump’s Policies

April 13, 2017

The Real News Network’s Aaron Mate discusses his new report for The Intercept that finds MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has recently covered the Russia-Trump issue more than all others combined. Mate argues that Maddow has pushed hawkish conspiracies that deflect attention from Trump’s actual policies and fuel a dangerous anti-Russia climate

US and EU Sanctions Are Devastating Syrian Civilians

September 29, 2016

They have resulted in a worsened humanitarian crisis and the empowerment of Assad, yet show no signs of being lifted soon, says journalist Rania Khalek

Yemen, the real conflict

January 5, 2016
The Intercept’s Zaid Jilani says the Saudi Arabian government has been able to present its point of view free of any challenge in the western mainstream media

Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters

February 20, 2014

Michael Ratner: Documents show the US engaged in major attacks against journalists, publishers, and whistleblowers, as a UK court upholds the legality of David Miranda’s detention at Heathrow airport

US Drones Reaping Death by Sim Card

February 12, 2014

Michael Ratner: Eliminating Targets Based on NSA spying but not verified by human intelligence demonstrates Obama’s false promise of oversight