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AI Should Improve Quality of Life, Not Make Capitalists Rich – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 5/5
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AI Should Improve Quality of Life, Not Make Capitalists Rich – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 5/5

Artificial Intelligence can make the world better or be a tool for war – says Lester Earnest, founder of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford, on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced January 4, 2019.

DOD Criterion for Success  Spend all Your Money by Year-End – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 3/5
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DOD Criterion for Success Spend all Your Money by Year-End – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 3/5

After working on the MIT SAGE radar system and at the Joint Chiefs, Earnest concluded “it’s basically a money-making system, that’s what it’s about and has nothing to do with real defense” – Lester Earnest on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced December 28, 2018.

Military-Industrial Congressional Frauds – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 2/5
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Military-Industrial Congressional Frauds – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 2/5

Corporations bribed politicians—it’s legal, it’s called campaign contributions—and they funded projects the Defense Department contracted out, giving the crooks a lot of money; that’s still going strong today – says Lester Earnest, founder of the AI Lab at Stanford. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced December 26, 2018.

Cold War Radar System a Trillion-Dollar Fraud –  Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 1/5
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Cold War Radar System a Trillion-Dollar Fraud – Lester Earnest on RAI Pt 1/5

Profit and deception drove cold-war militarization, says Lester Earnest, founder of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford; Earnest says the anti-nuclear bomber SAGE radar system never worked and carried on for 25 years – Lester Earnest on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced December 24, 2018.

Racing to a Dead End  – Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself Pt 2/5
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Racing to a Dead End – Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself Pt 2/5

Mr. Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, says current economic policy is heading back to the 1930s, a race to the bottom, they have no solution at all, we will end up again in trade wars or other wars. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced July 29, 2014, with Paul Jay.

Questioning the Underlying Structures of Property and Power is  Off the Table – Vijay Prashad Pt 2/4
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Questioning the Underlying Structures of Property and Power is Off the Table – Vijay Prashad Pt 2/4

In part two of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Vijay Prashad discuss the limits imposed on questioning the roots of inequality and how those who own the majority of property set the terms for everyone else. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced August 8, 2013, with Paul Jay.

Kennedy Was A Cold War Warrior to the Core – Glen Ford on Reality Asserts Itself Pt 5/5
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Kennedy Was A Cold War Warrior to the Core – Glen Ford on Reality Asserts Itself Pt 5/5

On this episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Glen Ford says there is no evidence that Kennedy differed from other U.S. presidents in striving for global hegemony. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced November 23, 2013, with Paul Jay.

Convert Military to Green Production, or Perish  – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI Pt 13/13
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Convert Military to Green Production, or Perish – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI Pt 13/13

A massive reduction in ICBM’s and transforming the economy away from the military-industrial complex are prerequisites for our survival – says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay. This is an episode of Reality Asserts Itself, produced November 29, 2018, with Paul Jay.

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