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“The claim that Russia attacked America during the 2016 presidential election is both exceedingly dangerous and a complete falsehood,” says Stephen Cohen on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Is Russian ‘Meddling’ an Attack on America? – RAI with Stephen Cohen appeared first on The Real News Network.

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Murders take place in Baltimore at a rate that compares with New York, thirteen times the size; Eddie Conway says deep poverty, unemployment, and brutal policing are contributing factors to the murder epidemic – on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Homicide and Baltimore’s Black Butterfly – RAI with Eddie Conway (12/12) appeared […]

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We continue our Reality Asserts Itself series with TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway, who spent 44 years as a political prisoner and is now in the leadership of TRNN The post ​Eddie Conway: 5-Year Anniversary of His Release From Prison ​- RAI (11/12) appeared first on The Real News Network.

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On RAI with Paul Jay, Senator Bob Graham says there was a pervasive pattern in police and intelligence agencies: “You don’t have everybody moving in the same direction without there being a head coach somewhere who was giving them instructions as to where he wants them to move”  – a REPLAY of a 2013 interview by […]

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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 The post AI Should Improve Quality of Life, Not Make Capitalists Rich – Lester Earnest on RAI (5/5) appeared first on The Real […]

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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 The post DOD Criterion for Success: Spend all Your Money by Year […]

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Profit and deception drove cold-war militarization, says Lester Ernest, founder of the Artificial Intelligence Lab at Stanford; Ernest says the anti-nuclear bomber SAGE radar system never worked and carried on for 25 years – Lester Ernest on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Cold War Radar System a Trillion Dollar Fraud – Lester […]

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Congress should hold hearings into nuclear winter and eliminating the hair-trigger and obsolete ICBM’s – says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Dismantle the American Doomsday Machine – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (12/13) appeared first on The Real News Network.

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An H Bomb first strike will create firestorms and smoke that ends most human life; this is a fact ignored by military planners and by the Trump administration which doesn’t believe in climate science – says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post The Doomsday Machine and Nuclear Winter – Daniel […]

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In 1958 President Kennedy claimed there was a “missile gap”, saying the USSR was far ahead in ICBM weapons; when satellite photos showed the astounding true number, it meant the USSR did not have plans for global domination, but it remained a secret, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post […]

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The U.S. military still thinks that a nuclear war can be won by targeting Russian leadership in a bizarre Dr. Strangelove logic; it’s a recipe for unmitigated catastrophe, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay The post Russian “Doomsday Machine” an Answer to U.S. Decapitation Strategy – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (5/8) […]

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The British bombing of Hamburg in 1942, and the American firebombing of Japan in March 1945 that killed as many as 120,000 people in one night, created the conditions for the atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki which were considered mere extensions of the firebombing tactics, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul […]

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Prof. Alexander Buzgalin joins Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself; born two years after the death of Stalin, he talks about growing up in the Soviet Union The post Growing Up in the USSR – RAI with A. Buzgalin (1/12) appeared first on The Real News Network.

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On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution The post The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness – Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself appeared first on The Real News Network.

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