Shir Hever of The Real News reports that Psagot Winery from the occupied West Bank has hired a pricey lobbying firm to sow conflict between the Trump administration and the EU, in order to gain leverage in its legal battles to mislabel its wines as ‘products of Israel.’ As I explained to Shir, Psagot’s fraudulent labels are, in essence, a frontal assault on the international prohibition against the acquisition of territory by conquest, and Justin Trudeau’s government is facilitating this fraud: Continue Reading ›
For The Real News Network, I spoke this week with Regan Boychuk of Reclaim Alberta about three recent audits of the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER).
As Regan explains, these devastating audits have exposed the AER as a broken regulator which routinely ignores Alberta law, is rife with undisclosed conflicts of interest and has been captured by Big Oil: Continue Reading ›
At the People’s Mobilization Against the U.S. War Machine in New York City, I spoke to Madelyn Hoffman of Rage Against the War Machine about the failure of leading Democratic presidential candidates to challenge the Pentagon’s vice-grip on American foreign policy and military spending: Continue Reading ›
This week, in New York City at the People’s Mobilization Against The U.S. War Machine, I spoke to Joe Jamison of the U.S. Peace Council about the corporate media’s refusal to examine the strong connection between militarism and climate change: Continue Reading ›
After this week’s UN Climate Summit, I spoke with my Real News colleagues Dharna Noor and Marc Steiner about right-wing attacks on Greta Thunberg and the failure of world leaders to rise to her admirable challenge: Continue Reading ›
For The Real News Network, I spoke this weekend to Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters at the People’s Mobilization against the U.S. War Machine in New York City. Continue Reading ›