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Paul Jay

Canada's Media Exports of the Future -- Vice and Real News -- Compete for Our Attention

Danny Schechter | Posted 08.19.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

Theirs is a formula that plays to our tabloid instincts and low attention spans while pretending to be the next big thing. It is reality TV meets the news, and that may yet eat the news.

From Joe McCarthy to Glenn Beck -- Time to End Fear of the Witch Hunt

Paul Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jay

To right the American ship, we must jettison the ghosts of the cold war, confront all the babble about God and country, and openly talk about what modern socialist and democratic public policy might actuallylook like.

Alliance With Warlords Makes War Strategy Hopeless

Paul Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Jay

There is no magic answer to Afghanistan. A good place to start would be to tell our leaders that projecting American power does not serve us, no matter how much oil, gas or minerals there may be.

Why the Furor Over McChrystal?

Paul Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jay

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Weekly Pulse: U.S. Social Forum Tackles Health Issues

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium blogger Tens of thousands of progressive activists are converging on Detroit this week for the U.S. Social For...

Afghans Must Embrace US Troops by Day, Taliban by Night

Paul Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Jay

Mohammed Junaid, a research scholar of Pashtun decent, says the people of Kandahar are caught between the US army and Taliban; they will not support the US offensive.

Canadian Gold Company Sues El Salvador for $100 Million

Paul Jay | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Paul Jay

Sixty percent of the world's mining companies are registered in Canada, yet there is not a single Canadian law regulating their activities abroad.

Weekly Audit: Congress Must Get Tough On Wall Street

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Congress returns from its April recess this week with financial reform at the top of its to-do list. With mil...

'Let the Pitch Forks do their Job'

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

Andrew Cockburn, producer of American Casino Pt2: From Greenspan's "faulty ideology" to today's Fed. We need your support now more than ever. Help...

Revolutionary Guard in Charge

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Massive protests as Revolutionary Guard consolidates power, likely to expand economic control.

Single-Payer Advocates Protest Senate Hearing

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

Opponents of a single-payer plan say Americans will never accept socialized medicine. But according to a 2008 poll, when Americans were asked what they thought of socialized medicine, 45 percent said it would be better.

The American Way of War

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

The American Way of War is Eugene Jarecki's latest book. Jarecki is an award-winning dramatic and documentary filmmaker whose previous film Why We Fig...

Meet the Man Trying To Change The Face of The American Media

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Cohen

Horrified at the corporate media's acquiescence to the White House during 9/11 and the run up to the war in Iraq, Jay decided to set up his own organization, the Real News Network

Iran Debates Obama Negotiations

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
The Real News

Hours after returning from a fact-finding mission to Iran, Gareth Porter sat down with The Real News Network to discuss his findings. Gareth responds to recent Obama statements toward Iran.

India-Pakistan Relations Stable

The Real News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Real News

With the violence in Mumbai at an end, and the city beginning to return to normal, the question of response is moving to the front of the conversation.