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.

Bombshell: Crowdstrike admits ‘no evidence’ Russia stole emails from DNC server

Crowdstrike, the firm behind the Russian email hacking allegation at the core of Russiagate, makes a bombshell admission: “We did not have concrete evidence.”

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US refuses to extradite CIA agent who killed UK teen Harry Dunn

As the US government hunts Julian Assange, it refuses to extradite a CIA agent who killed UK teen Harry Dunn in a road incident.

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Chomsky: COVID-19 strikes, solidarity can help defeat Trump and the neoliberal assault

Noam Chomsky on COVID-19 workers’ strikes; Trump’s attacks on China and the WHO; “lesser evil” voting; bipartisan war-mongering/sanctions; & what resistance movements can teach us about resiliency.

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US elites use Russiagate playbook to blame China and promote hostility

The US establishment is demonizing China over the COVID-19 crisis with a familiar Russiagate playbook of specious claims, fear-mongering, and deflecting responsibility for homegrown dysfunction.

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Labour report reveals how Jeremy Corbyn was sabotaged from within

Labour Party officials undermined Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership by trying to lose races and exploiting an anti-Semitism smear campaign, an internal report shows.

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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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