Under the cover of pre-dawn darkness, Native Hawaiians surprised the gates of the US Navy Command with a civil disobedience action over the Red Hill fuel leak. Empire Files producer Mike Prysner was on the ground.
A Warning From Chomsky and Ellsberg
“It’s beyond lunacy,” say Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg. In their 90s, the two men tirelessly fight to warn people of the need for urgent action to deal with climate change and the threat of nuclear war. Joining Paul Jay, they discuss the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, the war in Ukraine, and the climate crisis.
Apple, Market Manipulation and the Cult of Personal Finance – RAI with Rana Foroohar Pt 2/6
On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Foroohar says the legalization of stock buybacks in 1982 allowed companies like Apple to now spend only 15% of their investments on R&D, while the majority is spent on market manipulation; the Financial Times columnist and author of “Makers and Takers” said the move from traditional pensions to 401k’s makes everyone feel they benefit from finance when the vast majority of profits go to the elites and most people’s living standards deteriorate – with host Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced May 9, 2018.
Moments of Radicalization – Eddie Conway on RAI (2/12)
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced September 9, 2014. Former Black Panther Eddie Conway says, while serving in the military, it dawned on him that the same army that was aiming its guns at the black community was doing the same thing in Vietnam.
Is Restoring Soil a Climate Solution?
Larry Kopald of The Carbon Underground says making soil healthy again, known as Regenerative Agriculture, the natural process of pulling carbon out of the atmosphere can help alleviate the climate crisis. On theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.
Bill Black pt 9/9 — The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One
The final segment of our series with Bill Black on modern American financial fraud.
A Dire Warning About the End of Human Civilization
The latest report from the IPCC on the climate crisis is apocalyptic in its language. It’s clear that 1.5 degrees warming is a disaster, and we are on our way to 2 and even 3 or more degrees warming – which is beyond catastrophic. Peter Carter joins Paul Jay to review the report.
Where is Tulsi Gabbard? Oh, she’s from Samoa, American Samoa!