transparency

In a Blow to Transparency, Maryland Courts Remove Police Officer Info From Database

March 2, 2018

The Maryland Judiciary removed all information about police officers from its searchable database as the new Baltimore Police commissioner pledges transparency in the wake of a vast corruption scandal, causing outrage among attorneys, journalists, and advocates for transparency

United Kingdom

September 24, 2017
Chris Cole of Drone Wars UK talks about the current state of the technology, the march to lethal autonomous warfare, and the absolute secrecy and lack of democratic scrutiny around the developing drone program

Brazil

April 19, 2017
The corruption investigation of Brazilian politicians expanded dramatically and is less biased against the center-left. However, the danger is that it will lead to de-politicization and opportunistic anti-politics explains Brazil analyst Alex Hochuli

Hillary Clinton’s Emails and the Dangers of Conducting Diplomacy in Private

July 5, 2016

Bill Curry and Terry O’Neill join Paul Jay to discuss the FBI statement and the need for all government official’s communications on public matters to be FOIA-able

The Porter Report

February 28, 2014
Gareth Porter: Very contentious issues remain in Iran nuclear negotiations

Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 10, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: The Iranian nuclear program is a distraction from the larger issues which face P5+1 nations and Iran, as well as the anti-democratic interests of Saudi Arabia and Israel in the region

Food Stamps Among The Most Effective Economic Stimulus

January 29, 2014
Jason Rano: The vast majority of farm subsidies and crop insurance go to the largest corporate farms.

Hedges and Binney on NSA Policy

January 11, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges and William Binney answer the question: “What should the NSA policy look like?”

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges and William Binney

January 9, 2014
Chris Hedges and NSA whistle-blower William Binney tell Paul Jay that there should be accountability, including the President himself, for the criminal practices used by the NSA against the American people

EXCLUSIVE: Family of Unarmed Man Killed in Baltimore Police Custody Speaks Out

January 7, 2014

Tyrone West’s family members Tawanda Jones and Jamie Richardson speak to The Real News after Baltimore’s State’s Attorney declines to press charges against the police officers involved in his death.