Reality Asserts Itself

The Liberal Elite has Betrayed the People they Claim they Defend – Chris Hedges on RAI (5/7)
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The Liberal Elite has Betrayed the People they Claim they Defend – Chris Hedges on RAI (5/7)

On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says the Democratic Party used to watch out for the interests of labor and even for the poor. But that all changed under Bill Clinton. Although Clinton, like Obama, continues to speak in that feel-your-pain language of traditional liberalism, they’ve completely betrayed the very people that they purport to represent and defend. This episode was produced on July 22, 2013.

We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance – Chris Hedges on RAI (3/7)
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We Must Grasp Reality to Build Effective Resistance – Chris Hedges on RAI (3/7)

In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us. This episode was produced on July 18, 2013.

Journalism Should be About Truth, Not Career – Chris Hedges on RAI (2/7)
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Journalism Should be About Truth, Not Career – Chris Hedges on RAI (2/7)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Chris Hedges tells Paul Jay about his criticism of the Iraq War and the events that led to him leaving the New York Times – “great reporters care about truth more than they do about news”. This episode was produced on July 17, 2013.

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (2/2)
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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (2/2)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Hari tells Paul Jay that the conventional understanding of drug addiction is wrong, and alternative drug policy in Portugal and Canada can lead the way. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced March 6, 2015.

Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (1/2)
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Chasing the Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs – Johann Hari on RAI (1/2)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Hari tells Paul Jay that from the 1914 legislation criminalizing drugs, to the targeting of singer Billie Holiday, to today’s “War on Drugs”, racism is at the heart of the policy. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced February 6, 2015.

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