Rich fossil fuel states blocked real solutions at COP27, but what needs to be done is well known. People need to organize and elect candidates with a green agenda. Robert Pollin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Economist Bob Pollin says government stimulus and higher wages are not the primary drivers of today’s inflation. Higher interest rates are not the solution. Bob joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Was the ‘62 U.S. blockade of Cuba justified? Is Russia’s invasion of Ukraine justified by the potential of nuclear weapons on Ukrainian territory? Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov says the situations are “similar“. On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Missile Crisis, Daniel Ellsberg joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
The Ukrainian missile that hit Poland and was first attributed to Russia was one of the most dangerous moments since the Russian invasion. Daniel Ellsberg says as it was for Kennedy in 1962 in Cuba, so it is now for Putin in Ukraine. There is no actual national security threat, only a threat to the leader’s domestic political survival. That does not mean the danger isn’t real.
Why did Corporate Democrats “cede” the economic argument? Are they really fighting inflation or trying to weaken worker’s bargaining power? Tom Ferguson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Larry Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the results of the U.S. midterm elections, the reluctance of Democrats to defend stimulus spending, and the need for negotiations to end the war in Ukraine.
Larry Wilkerson reflects on Veterans Day and meeting wounded soldiers thinking he helped put them in harm’s way for a war about oil and profits.
Veterans Day in the U.S. and Remembrance Day in Canada are sold as days to honor soldiers who have died in war, but are far more about promoting militarism and the mythology that dying and killing in unjust wars is “patriotic“. This is a collection of episodes on profit and war.
Lula Wins by a whisker, but Bolsonarist Christian Right remains a powerful threat. Lorena Barberia joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
This interview was recorded before Jair Bolsonaro conceded.
Air Force drone analyst Daniel Hale exposed how the U.S. drone program is killing civilians and was sentenced to 45 months in prison. In a moving tribute, Daniel Ellsberg and Noam Chomsky say young people like Hale give them hope for the world.
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