A film by Paul Jay and Nelofer Pazira (2002) Nelofer Pazira, returns from Canada to Afghanistan to seek out her childhood friend Dyana. While living under vicious Taliban rule, Dyana wrote Nelofer a haunting letter that ended, “you will have to live for both of us now”. Fearing the worst, in 2002...
Producer - Paul Jay
Paul Jay is a journalist and filmmaker. He’s the founder and publisher of theAnalysis.news and President of Counterspin Films. A past chair of the Documentary Organization of Canada, Jay is the founding chair of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. He chaired the Hot Docs! board for its first five years. Jay was the co-creator and co-executive producer of Face Off and counterSpin, nightly prime time debate programs that ran for ten years on CBC Newsworld. Jay was founder and former CEO of The Real News Network.
After three postponed elections, a date is finally set after pressure from protests across the country. Why did Evo step down? How did the conditions for the coup develop? Carlos Orias and Tony Phillips join Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast produced in cooperation with Other News.
The increased tensions with China are explained by the Pentagon's need to justify its budget. The worst thing that ever happened to the Pentagon was the demise of the Soviet Union. MG Dennis Laich (ret.) joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
It is important to mark the solemn 75th anniversary of the first and only use of atomic weapons against cities as not only a remembrance of a tragic past event, but as a reminder of an ever-present threat that we have failed to address.
Phyllis Bennis and Stephen Zunes join Paul Jay to analyze the record of Susan Rice, and what it means to progressive voters if she is Biden's VP pick - on theAnalysis.news podcast.
China and the U.S. must work together to solve the climate crisis, but the power of the militaries and national security states on both sides is making that impossible. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
Will Joe Biden cast aside decades of conservative political wisdom and lead us to an FDR style presidency he's talked about, or is this another case of Biden telling voters exactly what he thinks they want to hear? Branco Marcetic author of 'Yesterday's Man: The Case Against Joe Biden', joins Paul...
Glaciers around the world are melting — and for the first time, we can now directly attribute annual ice loss to climate change.
In 1939, President Roosevelt called on nations at war to refrain from the "inhuman barbarism" of targeting civilians. In 1945, the U.S. firebombed Japanese cities and dropped nuclear weapons killing hundreds of thousands. On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Peter...
While Biden's latest climate plan is much improved, it's far short of what scientists say is needed. Biden's aggressive rhetoric will not help build a joint climate plan with China, a crucial step for any global plan to succeed. Dayton Martindale joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
David Roberts of Vox, says that Biden's climate strategy targets many key areas that scientists say must be addressed. David Roberts joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
This week, Canada’s Federal Court ruled that the Canada-U.S. Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA) is unconstitutional.
If Biden and the corporate Democrats continue to deny the real concerns of populist movements, they will ensure a new Trump will emerge. Thomas Frank joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
Corporate Democrats despise the left-wing of the party and see all populism as 'deplorables'. If they continue to do so, they will create another Trump. Thomas Frank discusses his new book 'The People, No', on theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.
Corporate Democrats despise the left wing of the party and the popular movements that support them. Thomas Frank joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
Colleges and universities need to be saved, not only from financial ruin, but also, all too often, from themselves.
That’s the amount of buybacks U.S. corporations funneled to shareholders during the past decade—rather than invest in technologies for the common good.
Seniors have been dying in startling numbers across Canada in privately owned long-term care facilities.
The climate emergency and the pandemic require us to build a broad popular front that fights for democratization and public ownership in critical areas like health care, fossil fuels, finance, and arms production. Paul Jay is a guest on 'Economics and Beyond' hosted by Rob Johnson of INET.
The liberal elites don't like real democracy and see mass movements as endangering their 'educated and wise leadership'. Populism and anti-populism has deep roots in American history. Thomas Frank ('What's the Matter with Kansas' and 'The People, No.'), joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
A British think tank says Canada’s legalization of cannabis has largely been a success story.
The Federal Reserve has been subsidizing the megabanks, but what's needed is an institution that provides the backstop, the loan guarantees, the subsidies, the lines of credit, et cetera, to support the development of a whole variety of public financial institutions. Gerald Epstein on theanalysis...
The massive finance firm Blackrock says there will be "de-globalization" and intensifying rivalry between the U.S. and China no matter who wins the November elections. Heiner Flassbeck says Europe cannot agree to take sides, on theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.
Trump administration considers restarting nuclear weapons tests
President Bolsonaro has taken a Trump like stance minimizing the pandemic and his polling numbers are down. The opposition is too fragmented says Lorena Barberia on theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay. Produced in cooperation with Other News, Voices Against the Tide
Investigators are trying to follow the president’s money, and the Supreme Court just gave them the green light. Alex Wong/Getty Images Stanley M. Brand, Pennsylvania State University In a 7-2 decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that President Donald Trump has no immunity, by virtue of being...
If Trump wins, he will be convinced that he has a mandate for authoritarianism and further irrationalism; trade unions must become organizations of the class, not just cheerleaders of the Democratic Party. Bill Fletcher joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
They are building more and more fragility in the system, and the bailouts are becoming bigger and bigger, to a point where business as a whole is able to run an unsustainable moral hazard extortion game against central banks. Mark Blyth joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
How to build unions into a transformative force is the critical question of our times; workers still have the power to shut down production but unions must have a class consciousness, including organizing the unemployed . Sam Gindin and Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
All around the world cities are taking back ownership of privatized utilities as public ownership proves to be more effective than private. It's also time for public control of finance. Thomas Hanna joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
U.S. nuclear war strategy is driven by an arms industry that's willing to risk the end of life on earth to maximize return on their investment. The manufacturers of nuclear weapons are now primarily owned by Blackrock and other institutional investors who profit from a renewed nuclear arms race...
A silent revolution is happening in investing. It is a paradigm shift that will have a profound impact on corporations, countries and pressing issues like climate change. Yet most people are not even aware of it.
This savage satire from Juice was produced in 2016 after the Trump election victory
This Arctic heat wave has been unusually long-lived. The darkest reds on this map of the Arctic are areas that were more than 14 degrees Fahrenheit warmer in the spring of 2020 compared to the recent 15-year average.
Robert Pollin advocates a macroeconomic agenda centered on full employment. The decades long neoliberal attack on the working class is heightened with COVID-19. The world needs a New Deal to counter levels of unemployment and inequality last seen in the Great Depression.
From demanding radical reforms to policing to broader demands about social and economic equality, the movement is growing, maturing and becoming more inclusive. Margaret Prescod joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
Larry Wilkerson is part of three working groups that are concerned that there will not be free and fair elections or a peaceful and constitutional transition of power; Wilkerson and Jay have a wide ranging discussion on what might happen if Trump won't go, on theAnalysis.news podcast.
In Oshawa Ontario, workers organize for a public takeover an unused GM plant to produce electric vehicles or supplied to fight the pandemic. Sam Gindin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
With the power of the financial sector overwhelming politics and the economy, are publicly owned banks the answer? Ellen Brown joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
Marches in Michigan's mostly white suburbs and small towns in support of the protests against police brutality could have a large impact on the struggle of autoworkers, says veteran union leader and activist Frank Hammer on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
Max Rameau and Netfa Freeman argue that defunding the police could lead to more private police forces protecting private property, with even less accountability to the public. They say Community Control is a transformative demand that changes who has power over policing. On theAnalysis.news podcast...
Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 38:49 — 71.1MB)Subscribe: Google Podcasts | Spotify | iHeartRadio | Email | Deezer | RSS | More The Canadian public healthcare system has not been perfect, but it’s the privately owned facilities that have failed badly. Mario Seccareccia...
With the death of Sheldon Adelson, we replay this interview with Max Blumenthal. The CIA used an Adelson controlled company to spy on Julian Assange. Billionaire Casino owner Sheldon Adelson was a key player in making Trump president; has a history of money laundering; consorting with organized...
Canada lost to Norway in its bid to win a seat on the UN Security Council. Many Canadians had signed a petition calling for just that - saying Canada did not deserve the seat. Yves Engler joins Paul Jay on theanalysis.news podcast.
Trade unions have the potential to play a pivotal role in developing a more significant mass movement - but will they? Clare Hammonds and Cedric Johnson join Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast
In this 1470 illustration, the radical priest John Ball galvanizes the rebels. The British Library
Protesters in front of Boston Police Headquarters during a United Against Racist Police Terror Rally on June 7, 2020.
Actors Dennis Franz and Jimmy Smits on the set of ‘NYPD Blue.’
Throwing cash at the problem seems to help – investors at least. elenabs/Getty Images