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.

Progressive Democrats vote against BDS, Palestinian rights

House Democrats, including key progressives, have passed a measure condemning the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement (BDS). Why are Reps. Ro Khanna, Tulsi Gabbard, and Ayanna Pressley denouncing a global movement for Palestinian rights?

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Puerto Rico ousts corrupt governor — is ‘La Junta’ next?

A historic people’s uprising in Puerto Rico has forced the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosello – but the struggle doesn’t stop there. Protesters have voiced opposition to ‘La Junta,’ the unelected, Washington-appointed board that controls the island’s finances and promotes harsh austerity.

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Trump openly terrorizes Central American migrants, whereas Democrats did it quietly

Roberto Lovato argues that while Trump’s racist anti-immigrant rhetoric is unprecedented, US cruelty towards Central American refugees is longstanding, and bi-partisan.

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Mueller hearing is another Russiagate dud

Aaron Maté recaps Robert Mueller’s Congressional appearance, which delivered no new bombshells; more unhinged Russia-baiting; and only more doubts about the Russia investigation and the Democrats that promoted it.

Aaron Maté’s questions for Mueller

On the eve of the Robert Mueller hearings, Aaron Maté shares his top questions for the now former Special Counsel and savior figure.

US meddling in Venezuela “completely wrongheaded,” ex-advisor to Maduro rival says

Francisco Rodríguez, a leading Venezuelan economist, warns that U.S. sanctions on Venezuela could cause “hundreds of thousands” of deaths. A former advisor to opposition presidential candidate Henri Falcon, Rodríguez also lays out his criticisms of the Maduro government as well as what he calls “completely wrongheaded” U.S. meddling.

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US sanctions threaten famine in Venezuela, leading economist warns

Top Venezuelan economist Francisco Rodríguez says the Trump administration’s sanctions have cost Venezuela $16.9 billion per year – and caused food shortages that threaten hundreds of thousands of deaths.

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Mueller mania worsens US-Russia conflict

As Robert Mueller testifies before Congress, Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus at NYU and Princeton, says that Russiagate has not just overshadowed US-Russia tensions, but made them worse.

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Introducing Pushback with Aaron Maté

The Grayzone’s Aaron Maté has launched a new video show called Pushback. This program challenges the powerful sectors that make and shape the news — and highlights the voices of those pushing back.

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