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Why Did Argentines Elect a Right-Wing Non-Establishment Extremist?
Argentina elected Javier Milei, a right-wing libertarian populist, as its president on November 19th. Milei won because he represented a clear alternative to Argentina's untenable economic crisis, says political scientist Atilio Borón. While he will no doubt inflict more pain on Argentina, his ability to privatize ever
Colleague of Imprisoned Boris Kagarlitsky on Russian Anti-War Opposition – Anna Ochkina
Anna Ochkina is a Russian sociologist and colleague of Marxist sociologist and dissident Boris Kagarlitsky, who has been held in prison by Russian authorities since July 25. She says the authorities don't actually believe he is a terrorist threat, but it is fear among the elite of his anti-war activism that led to his
Growing Up Privileged in Apartheid, Colonial Israel – Shir Hever on Reality Asserts Itself (pt 1/4)
This interview was originally published on July 9, 2014. Mr. Hever says he became politically active after the Second Intifada was repressed with extreme violence by the Israeli military and police.
Israel, World Capital of Homeland Security Industries – Shir Hever on Reality Asserts Itself (pt 3/4)
This interview was originally published on July 11, 2014. Mr. Hever says Israel sells weapons and equipment of repression to countries with extreme inequality.
An Occupier’s Peace or a Just Peace – Shir Hever on Reality Asserts Itself (pt 4/4)
This interview was originally published on July 13, 2014. Mr. Hever says the occupiers always want peace – a peace that strengthens the status quo.
The Russian Oligarchy and the “Civilization State”
Historian Jeffrey Sommers analyzes the plunder of public resources in the ‘90s and how the Putin-led state has embraced a toxic mix of religion and nationalism. Hosted by Paul Jay.