When Julian Assange was arrested, he was holding up a copy of Paul Jay’s book, “Gore Vidal’s History of the National Security State.” This mini-documentary is the original 2005 interview with Vidal, upon which the book is based. We republish it now as a way of protesting the persecution of Assange and the threat to what’s left of press freedom in the United States.
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.
Noam and Daniel discuss the rising fascist movement and its roots in American history. They analyze the significance of the coming elections and the necessity to vote against overt fascism and continue to organize for more profound political change. Ellsberg and Chomsky on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
While the Jan 6th committee will produce hundreds of hours of testimony important for the historical record, have they investigated the reasons why ten former secretaries of defense and the editorial board of the Financial Times thought a coup was in progress – on Jan 4th? What was the role of Christian Nationalism in the military? What is the threat of another coup attempt in the future? Gerald Horne joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Jay discusses his interviews with Sen. Bob Graham, who chaired the joint congressional investigation into the events of 9/11 and was the chair of the Senate intelligence committee. Graham outright accused Bush and Cheney of facilitating the 9/11 attacks. Jay also discusses his interviews with former NSA official Thomas Drake who says intercepts that could have prevented 9/11 were never acted on. Paul Jay was a guest on Law and Disorder, hosted by Michael Smith.
This interview was originally recorded on October 18, 2021.
The so-called “Inflation Reduction Act” will have a positive affect on the climate crisis, but it does not phase out fossil fuel and is far from what’s needed. Big industrial states like New York and California can and must go much further. Bob Pollin on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan was reckless and stupid, but why does anyone care? More important is what is driving American aggressive and incoherent policy towards China. Paul Jay is interviewed by Colin Bruce Anthes on theAnalysis.news.
Jason Call is running for Congress in Washington State District 2 against a longtime Democratic incumbent who receives support from Boeing and the fossil fuel industry. Boeing is the district’s largest employer.
AcTVism Munich has compiled excerpts from previous interviews they conducted with experts on the Julian Assange case in 2021 and 2022.
When PM Diefenbaker said no to nuclear missiles in 1961, Kennedy helped Lester Pearson become Canadian Prime Minister. John Boyko, author of “Cold Fire: Kennedy’s Northern Front” joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
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