Reagan, the Media and the United States of Amnesia – “The Reagans” part 5/5

Paul Jay

Reagan created the model for Trump. Reagan flipped the media industrial complex in America on its head and was not just a hero to the Republican Party; he was a hero to American media. Matt Trynauer, director of the documentary series “The Reagans,” joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news. This interview was originally published on March 31, 2021.

Capitalocene: How Capitalism Created the Climate Crisis – Jason W. Moore pt 1/2

Talia Baroncelli

The current climate crisis emerged out of a specific set of historical and economic factors which have maintained capitalist accumulation and class inequalities to this day. Jason W. Moore, geographer and Professor of Sociology at Binghamton University, explains how the development of capitalism fueled European colonialism and Western imperialism, resulting in a novel form of climate destruction.

Catastrophic Foreign Intervention in Haiti – Jafrikayiti (pt 1/2)

Talia Baroncelli

Following a disastrous UN mission in 2010, several Western-backed coups d’état, and the U.S. occupation of 1915-1934, the initiation of yet another foreign intervention in Haiti aligns with the longstanding imperial policy of the U.S., Canada, and European powers towards the country. Jafrikayiti, author and activist for Solidarité Québec-Haiti, underscores the broken social contract in Haiti, where installed leaders are neither elected by nor are accountable to the people but…

Corporations and Haiti’s Ruling Families Profit From Young Labour and Warring Gangs – Jafrikayiti (pt 2/2)

Talia Baroncelli

Western interventionist policies in Haiti go beyond installing unelected government administrations: embezzling public funds earmarked for infrastructure and health purposes and providing illegal arms to gangs it claims to oppose. In Part 2, Jafrikayiti, an activist for Solidarité Québec-Haiti, discusses the various gangs operating on the streets of Port-Au-Prince, the differences between them, and their connections with Haiti’s notoriously decadent elite.

Julian Assange: Most Decisive Press Freedom Case of Our Time – Stefania Maurizi

Talia Baroncelli

Facing extradition to the United States, WikiLeaks founder and publisher Julian Assange has been held in arbitrary detention under psychologically distressing conditions for years in the U.K. Stefania Maurizi, a journalist for the Italian newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano, recounts what she witnessed at Assange’s most recent hearing at a U.K. High Court in London, where his lawyers argued for the right to appeal his extradition. She lays out the case…

Haitian Ruling Families Create and Kill Monsters – Host, Paul Jay

Paul Jay

The Haitian oligarchy colludes with the U.S., Canada, foreign corporations, and organized crime to exploit the labor and resources of the country. These families pick “black faces” to front dictatorships that do their bidding and kill them when they are no longer useful. Jafrikayiti joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news. This interview was originally published on July 16, 2021.

How Israel’s Bloodshed in Gaza Follows a Pattern of Demographic Engineering – Walid Habbas part 2/2

Talia Baroncelli

In part 2, Walid Habbas provides a detailed account of Israel’s military operations in Gaza and its actions to separate Gaza into isolated areas with no public governance and little to no access to humanitarian aid. Not only is Netanyahu’s government holding up the flow of vital aid into the Gaza Strip, it is weaponizing the provision of limited aid in order to accelerate the breakdown of civilian structures and…

How Israel Maintains Its Colonial Occupation – Walid Habbas pt 1/2

Talia Baroncelli

Israel has expanded its role as an occupying power in the West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip by building illegal settlements, establishing practices of indirect colonial management founded on military proclamations, and imposing checkpoints and blockades to control the livelihood of Palestinians since 1967 in particular. Walid Habbas, researcher at the Palestinian Forum for Israeli Studies (MADAR), zooms out from the current atrocities and applies a bird’s eye view…