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.

Jeremy Corbyn faces Russiagate smear campaign before UK vote

Jeremy Corbyn, a real progressive, could win UK’s elections. Max Blumenthal joins Pushback to discuss how powerful forces are trying to stop Corbyn with a Russiagate-fueled smear campaign — and why Bernie Sanders could be their next target.

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US drops false charge against journalist Max Blumenthal

The US government has dropped a false charge of assault against The Grayzone editor Max Blumenthal stemming from an incident at the Venezuelan embassy in May.

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Abby Martin: Gaza’s fight for freedom needs global solidarity

The Empire Files’ Abby Martin and Mike Prysner discuss their new documentary “Gaza Fights For Freedom,” a vivid account of the Great March of Return against the Israeli siege of Gaza, and the urgency of global solidarity with the Palestinian struggle.

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White Helmets Whitewash: founder’s death, OPCW scandal lift mask on al-Qaeda’s ally in Syria

The recent death of White Helmets founder James Le Mesurier, and an unfolding cover-up at the OPCW of an apparently staged chemical weapons incident, has shed new light on the group’s shadowy role in the Syria proxy war.

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How a grassroots Seattle movement delivered Amazon a major loss

In Seattle’s recent election, Amazon spent $1.5 million to defeat a slate of progressive candidates — and lost. One of Amazon’s top targets, re-elected socialist city councilmember Kshama Sawant, explains how people power beat big business.

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Whistleblower: OPCW suppressed Syria chemical evidence after US pressure

A second whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has come forward to accuse top OPCW officials of suppressing critical evidence.

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Jimmy Dore: until we fix Democratic Party elites’ corruption, we won’t defeat Trump’s

Jimmy Dore pushes back on impeachment and Ukrainegate, Hillary Clinton’s smear of Tulsi Gabbard as a Russian asset, the DNC’s 2020 gift-wrapping for Trump, and more.

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Syria scandal: New whistleblower claims chemical weapons watchdog OPCW suppressed Douma evidence

A whistleblower from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) is accusing top officials of tampering with evidence collected at the scene of an alleged chemical weapons attack in the Syrian city of Douma in April 2018.

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Israel’s relentless violence on Gaza met by global silence

A ceasefire has been reached in Gaza after Israel launched a wave of airstrikes that killed 34 Palestinians, including eight members of one family. Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada discusses Israel’s latest bombings, which come after more than one year of weekly, deadly Israeli attacks on non-violent Palestinian demonstrators.

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Ukrainegate impeachment saga worsens US-Russia Cold War

As the House opens impeachment hearings for President Trump, Professor Stephen F. Cohen warns that the US military assistance at the heart of Ukrainegate escalates the US-Russia Cold War.

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