Series: Interviews

Transform Unions and Organize the Unemployed – Sam Gindin

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 podcast.

Risking the Apocalypse for Dollars – Paul Jay

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...

What if Trump Won’t Go? – Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

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 podcast.

Does Public Banking Work? – Ellen Brown

With the power of the financial sector overwhelming politics and the economy, are publicly owned banks the answer? Ellen Brown joins Paul Jay on podcast.

Working Class Solidarity is Growing – Frank Hammer

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 with Paul Jay.

Community Control Vs. Defunding the Police

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 podcast...

Assange, Sheldon Adelson, and the CIA – 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 crime families; is a fervent supporter of the Israeli right, and advocates for...