Anna Ochkina is a Russian sociologist and colleague of Marxist sociologist and dissident Boris Kagarlitsky, who has been held in prison by Russian authorities since July 25. She says the authorities don’t actually believe he is a terrorist threat, but it is fear among the elite of his anti-war activism that led to his arrest.
Russian anti-war activist Boris Kagarlitsky has been charged with supporting “terrorism” and faces years in prison. Katrina vanden Heuvel, who has known Boris for decades, says whatever your views, people should demand the charges be dropped.
Noam Chomsky and Daniel Ellsberg continue their discussion about how to avoid nuclear war.
Boris Kagarlitsky talks about the mood of the Russian people and the possibility that the Russian military leadership might insist on ending the war.
In honor of Martin Luther King Day, we republish his speech, Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on February 19, 2014. Ms. Benjamin tells Paul Jay that when it comes to integrating foreign policy issues in broad united fronts, Democratic Party allied unions try to block it.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on February 17, 2014. Ms. Benjamin talks with Paul Jay about the founding of Code Pink and the need for a movement independent of the Democratic Party.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on February 16, 2014. Ms. Benjamin tells Paul Jay her story from suburban Long Island to a life of activism.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced on February 17, 2014. Ms. Benjamin tells Paul Jay about her love/hate relationship with Cuba.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced September 25, 2013. In this last segment of Reality Asserts Itself with Rania Masri, Paul Jay asks why she considers Israel the “enemy” state; the one-state solution; and the possibility of a new political leadership amongst the Palestinians.
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