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Join "theAnalysis.news" Mailing List. Paul Jay is a journalist and filmmaker. He's the founder and publisher of theAnalysis.news https://theanalysis.news/ and President of Counterspin Films http://counterspinfilms.com/. His films have won numerous awards at major festivals around the world. He is past chair of the Documentary Organization of Canada, the main organization of documentary filmmakers in Canada. Jay is the founding chair of the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival and chaired the Hot Docs! board for its first five years. Jay was the co-creator and co-executive producer of Face Off and counterSpin, nightly prime time debate programs that ran for ten years on CBC Newsworld. Jay was the founder of The Real News Network.
SHARE Saturday, September 12, 2020 Chomsky, Walker and Ellsberg Defend Julian Assange
Alice Walker, Noam Chomsky, and Daniel Ellsberg oppose the extradition of Julian Assange to the US to face charges under the Espionage Act. The extradition hearing starts in London on Monday, Sept. 7th. With host Jimmy Dore.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, December 25, 2020 Polarization, Then a Crash: Michael Hudson on the Rentier Economy
Allied with landlords and monopolists, the finance sector is extracting economic rents from the economy that's impoverishing US government, industry and labor says Michael Hudson discussing the chokehold of pro-finance, pro-rentier capitalism reaching into the present COVID-19 crisis.
(5 comments) SHARE Monday, September 21, 2020 The Civil War is Scheduled to Begin on November 3rd... Podcast with Lawrence Wilkerson
Steve Bannon says only in-person voting should be counted on Nov. 3rd, and there will be a "war" to "stop Biden from stealing" the election. Larry Wilkerson says Trump's forces are creating conditions for violence in the streets if he is defeated. AOC calls on people to get organized to defeat Trump as part of a larger battle for survival. Col. Lawrence Wilkerson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
(8 comments) SHARE Friday, November 6, 2020 "Why Was This Election Even Close"?
What's the Matter with America? - Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank, author of "What's the Matter with Kansas", joins Paul Jay to answer the question: "why was this election even close"?
(2 comments) SHARE Monday, February 1, 2021 Putin and Navalny Both Represent Big Russian Capital
The recent protests in Russia were more about the failed economic policies of Putin than support for Navalny, whose program may be even worse than Putin's. The West loves Navalny because they think he will open Russia to U.S. finance capital. From Moscow, Prof. Alexander Buzgalin joins theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, August 27, 2020 Demagogues: From McCarthy to Trump
Joe McCarthy's anti-communist campaign was aimed at destroying progressive unions and the American left. McCarthyism is the model for Trumpism. Larry Tye, the author of "Demagogue', joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
SHARE Tuesday, December 29, 2020 No Evidence of Massive Russian Hack - Larry Wilkerson
While corporate media is drumming up anti-Russia hysteria about an alleged hack that "threatens national security", Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says so far it looks like the phony claims about WMD in Iraq. On theAnalysis.news podcast with Paul Jay.
(1 comments) SHARE Saturday, December 19, 2020 The Democratic Party and the War Machine - Vijay Prashad
The roots of the Democratic Party's foreign policy are found in WWII, the atomic bombing of Japan and militarization during the Cold War. Biden supported the Iraq War but fought for the nuclear agreement with Iran. What should we expect from his administration? Vijay Prashad joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
SHARE Friday, August 28, 2020 NBA Players Resolved to Fight Systemic Racism - Gerald Horne
The NBA is back, but players will continue their protest against the shooting of Jacob Blake, police violence, and systemic racism. Their stand comes during the Republican convention and rising fascism. Gerald Horne joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
SHARE Friday, March 19, 2021 Haiti: Canada & U.S. Support Coups and Dictators
In Haiti, President Moise refused to leave when his term was over, and hundreds of thousands have protested in the streets demanding his resignation. Canada and the U.S. have supported dictators and coups in Haiti for decades. Joining Paul is Jafrik Ayiti, an author, radio show host, public speaker, activist, artist; and Yves Engler, a Montreal-based activist, and author.
(12 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 29, 2020 Without Illusions, the Left Should Vote for Biden
The process of fascistization is accelerating. For progressives, this election is about choosing a more advantageous field upon which to wage battle. Without creating illusions about who he represents, the Left should vote Biden for President and support progressives in down-ballot races.
(6 comments) SHARE Friday, January 8, 2021 Did Trump Walk Into a Trap? - Larry Wilkerson
Was it a deliberate plan to allow the rampage or just incompetence? Was it a plot by Mitch McConnell to discredit and destroy Trump or just the welcomed result? Wilkerson and Jay on the events of Jan 6th on theAnalysis.news podcast.
(1 comments) SHARE Thursday, October 8, 2020 Daniel Ellsberg on the Assange Extradition and Growing Fascism
[A full video interview] The leaker of the Pentagon Papers says that if Assange is extradited to the U.S., no journalist in the world is safe from being kidnapped to the United States to face life imprisonment for reporting on information like Chelsea Manning released.
SHARE Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Global Police State Podcast
Greg Wilpert talks to sociology Professor William I. Robinson about his just-released book, The Global Police State, in which he outlines the confluence of interests between transnational capital, 21st-century fascism, and the general policing of society.
SHARE Tuesday, October 13, 2020 How Deep Will the Depression Get?
Rana Foroohar, Financial Times columnist and author (Don't Be Evil: How Big Tech Betrayed Its Founding Principles), and Mark Blyth, political economist and author (Angrynomics), join Paul Jay for a wide-ranging conversation about the deepening depression, inequality, and China. On theAnalysis.news podcast.
(1 comments) SHARE Monday, September 28, 2020 A Massive People's Movement Can Prevent Trump Stealing the Election
Prof. Allan Jay Lichtman has correctly predicted the outcome of every election since 1984. His model says Biden will win the vote in 2020, but he thinks Trump is planning to work with Republican governors and secretaries of state to rig the final result. Only a people's movement on a massive scale can prevent a Trump coup says Paul Jay. Prof. Lichtman is the guest on theAnalysis.news podcast.
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, December 11, 2020 The Decline of American Journalism - Robert McChesney
The media is driven by the enormous profits made during election campaigns. Feeding the fury and the fear of all types is just good for business. Bob McChesney joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
SHARE Thursday, September 3, 2020 Biden Not Phasing Out Fossil Fuel, Relies on Carbon Capture - Robert Pollin
While better than Trump's climate denial, a review of the Biden climate plan reveals an over reliance on unproven carbon capture and far too limited investment in solar and wind. Biden positions the plan as part of rivalry with China instead of climate cooperation. Bob Pollin joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
SHARE Wednesday, September 30, 2020 The Significance of the "sh*t Show" Debate - Panitch, Day, Horne & Jay
Prof. Leo Panitch, Jacobin writer Meagan Day, and Historian Gerald Horne join Paul Jay to analyze the Presidential debate and the underlying reasons why the U.S. political system is in disarray. They discuss how the people's movement will respond to a possible Trump coup if he loses the election.
SHARE Tuesday, February 16, 2021 No Honeymoon for Biden - Jeff Cohen
No Honeymoon for Biden is telling progressives you have to learn the lessons of history. Previous Democratic administrations have not delivered on promises made, and there should be maximum pressure put on Biden right away, says Jeff Cohen of RootsAction.org on theAnalysis.news with Paul Jay.
(3 comments) SHARE Wednesday, November 18, 2020 Elliot Abrams Tries to Tie Biden's Hands on Iran - Trita Parsi
Abrams, a true Darth Vader of U.S. foreign policy, is in the Middle East drumming up support for even harsher sanctions on Iran - in the midst of the pandemic that has killed tens of thousands. Trita Parsi joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.
SHARE Saturday, November 28, 2020 Economics Not Culture Wars Drove Most Trump Voters
The notion that racism and sexism were the primary factors driving the Trump vote is not born out by the data, economics was very important too. The rural working-class found their lives a little better under Trump and don't believe the Democrats care about them. Will Biden address the inequality or bend to the demands of Wall Street? Thomas Ferguson joins Paul Jay on theAnalysis.news podcast.