Category: Pushback with Aaron Maté

Segments of The Grayzone show Pushback with Aaron Maté, challenging those who make and shape the news — and highlighting the voices pushing back.

Fired worker: Amazon hid COVID-19 cases and ignored pleas for protection

Chris Smalls, an Amazon worker fired after organizing a walkout over unsafe conditions during the coronavirus pandemic, speaks out.
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Pompeo’s ‘transition’ plan tells Venezuela to suffer into submission

Declaring that “Nicolas Maduro will never again govern Venezuela,” Mike Pompeo unveils a so-called “transition” plan that tells Venezuelans to submit or starve.

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Corporate coronavirus bailout threatens prolonged economic pain

Without a New Deal-style public works program, the coronavirus pandemic threatens major economic damage.

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Trump intensifies murderous Iran sanctions during COVID-19 crisis

As Iran struggles to contain COVID-19, the US has imposed new sanctions that further weaken the Iranian economy and health system.

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Expert: US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during pandemic could be genocidal

Intensified US sanctions on Iran, Venezuela during the COVID-19 pandemic could amount to genocide, a former UN expert warns.

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Krystal Ball: panicked DNC elites try to stop Bernie’s big Super Tuesday

With Bernie Sanders poised for a big Super Tuesday, Krystal Ball discusses the Democratic establishment’s panic, Elizabeth Warren’s attacks on Sanders, and whether DNC elites are once again alienating the working class voters they lost in 2016.

Guest: Krystal Ball, co-host of Rising and co-author of the best-selling new book, The Populist’s Guide to 2020.

 

The Russiagate Racket targets Bernie Sanders’ surge

With a familiar playbook of evidence-free, anonymously sourced red-baiting, the forces behind Russiagate try to stop Bernie Sanders’ primary success.

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Julian Assange extradition hearing sees US attack bravery, press freedom

As Julian Assange’s US extradition hearing begins in London, Randy Credico on the targeting and demonization of the Wikileaks publisher.

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Russiagate 3.0 drowns out Trump’s reckless escalation of US-Russia nuclear arms race

Amid new fear-mongering about “Russian interference,” former UN weapons inspector Scott Ritter on Trump’s overlooked, reckless escalation of the US-Russia arms race.

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Exclusive: Randy Credico, key witness in Roger Stone case, on Stone’s 40-month sentence

Randy Credico, a key figure in the Roger Stone trial, on Stone’s 40-month sentence and how Stone’s lies, free liquor at London’s airport, and media spin fueled endless Russiagate falsehoods about a Trump-Wikileaks backchannel.

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