When TransCanada attempts to deliver a Canadian court injunction against a decade-old Wet’suwet’en checkpoint, they run into a second checkpoint instead. The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw.
Prabir Purkayastha, founding editor of Newsclick, discusses the Hague judgement on Anrix Devas contract cancellation in India and how it demonstrates the power of an emerging industry that is suing global south governments on behalf of global capital – TRNN and Newsclick Joint Production
A four part series with Vijay Prashad who discusses how concentrated economic power, jobless growth and ecological disaster are the result of a rules based global trading system framed by US led advanced country trade representatives and the powerful multinational corporations they back
In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Vijay Prashad discuss the Chelsea Manning case in light of the 68th anniversary of signing the Nuremberg Charter which states it is illegal to follow orders to commit a war crime Note from the Editor: When this story was originally taped, August 2013, Chelsea Manning…