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.
Retired Ambassador Chas Freeman, Nixon’s translator during his 1972 trip to China, says U.S. policy to China remains a desire to hold on to primacy globally and regionally. Biden’s approach so far is not much different than the aggressive posture of Trump. This interview was originally conducted on March 12, 2021.
On January 10, 2021, four days following Trump’s attempted coup, Gerald Horne stated that “class-based reforms must be combined with a fierce crackdown on the violators of the law on January 6.” Horne discusses the historical background and the lead-up to this event with Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
Why did ten former secretaries of defence fear a coup coming from within the U.S. military, two days before the storming of Capitol Hill? Philip Gorski, author of The Flag and the Cross, joins Paul Jay to discuss the role of Christian extremists in the days leading up to Jan 6th and the growing strength of the movement.
Right-wing quant trader billionaires, Robert and Rebekah Mercer, gave Trump Breitbart, Bannon and Conway and helped make him president. Then they got a sweetheart deal on a 7 billion dollar tax bill. Steve O’Keefe joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced April 29, 2019, with the late Stephen Cohen. Prof. Stephen Cohen was a professor emeritus of politics at Princeton University and of Russian studies and history at New York University. In his book titled ‘War with Russia? From Putin and Ukraine to Trump and Russiagate’; Cohen discusses the forces that shaped his political thinking.
On the Last Minute Wrestling podcast, Paul Jay discusses the situation in Ukraine and his film “Hitman Hart, Wrestling with Shadows”.
The riot on the Hill was not an insurrection, but it was the final violent act of a failed coup. But why is the role of Mitch McConnell and the National Association of Manufacturers not being examined? Paul Jay joins the By George podcast Pt3/3.
The events of Jan 6th were the last gasp of a failed Trump coup, fuelled by the power of Christian extremists in the military and Congress. Their objective is a form of Christian authoritarianism, and they are planning for an open fight in 2024 or sooner. Mikey Weinstein of the Military Religious Freedom Foundation joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
The Trump administration engineered one of the most remarkable agricultural political business cycles in American history. Tom Ferguson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news.
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