CIA analyst gets 4 year sentence for telling truth (full show)

Daniel Hale blew the whistle on the US military’s drone program. Thanks to his efforts, the public learned that 90% of those killed by drone strikes were innocent civilians–including children. But Hale didn’t get a medal. He got almost four years in prison. RT Correspondent John Huddy reports on today’s sentence and Rick is joined by Chris Hedges, the host of RT’s On Contact, to discuss Hale’s case and the insults hurled his way by the judge who sent him away. … Read More >CIA analyst gets 4 year sentence for telling truth (full show)

After 18 years in Iraq, was all that war just for oil? (full show)

After 18 years of occupation, President Biden has announced a withdrawal of US troops from Iraq. After hundreds of thousands of civilian deaths, what – if anything – was achieved? Was the war, after all, just over oil? RT America’s John Huddy gives us the latest news. Then economics Professor Richard Wolff and energy and security expert Khaldoun Khelil share their analysis. … Read More >After 18 years in Iraq, was all that war just for oil? (full show)

Iraq joins long list of US’s lost wars. Time to reassess military strategy? (full show)

We came, we saw, we did not conquer. After Iraq and the US agree to end America’s occupation there, Iraq joins the long list of wars lost by the US. RT Correspondent Faran Fronczak breaks down the deal, and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Chris Hedges, the host of RT’s On Contact, discusses how he was prevented from telling the truth as a New York Times bureau chief in Iraq. … Read More >Iraq joins long list of US’s lost wars. Time to reassess military strategy? (full show)

Rare earth minerals: The real reason the US is threatening China with war (full show)

You want to know the real reason why the United States is going after China? Rick explores rare earth minerals–the raw material used to create almost all of our high-tech products. And guess where 90% of our planet’s rare earth minerals come from? You guessed it–China. … Read More >Rare earth minerals: The real reason the US is threatening China with war (full show)

Doctor caught on video saying opioids are not addictive (full show)

Opioids have killed 50,000 people a year in the United States alone while big pharma has raked it in. A $26 billion settlement–the biggest civil action ever taken–aims to tip things in favor of the victims. But is it enough? RT Correspondent Faran Fronczak gives us the latest. And in a News with Rick Sanchez exclusive, attorney Peter Mougey, the man behind this historic settlement, tells us how he pulled it off. … Read More >Doctor caught on video saying opioids are not addictive (full show)

China, Hedge Funds gobbling up America. Congress to intervene

Are foreigners to blame for America’s out of control housing prices? RT America’s Faran Fronczak discusses how billionaires from all over the world are actually the ones driving these prices up, even though Washington wants to blame China. Economics professor Richard Wolff points out how certain US government policies are really to blame, and not China. … Read More >China, Hedge Funds gobbling up America. Congress to intervene

Exclusive: Media silent while South Africa burns (Full show)

While US media focuses on exhaustive coverage of protests in Cuba, John Huddy (in for Rick Sanchez) asks why there is so muted a reaction to the more destructive and widespread riots taking place in South Africa. More than 200 people have died in the violent riots sweeping an increasingly chaotic South Africa, and the death toll is climbing … Read More >Exclusive: Media silent while South Africa burns (Full show)

Germany under Merkel: One big US military base (Full show)

President Biden hosted German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the White House on Thursday. After leading Germany nearly 16 years, she is expected to step down in October, making this her last official state visit to the US. Rick Sanchez takes us through her relationship with four successive US presidents. … Read More >Germany under Merkel: One big US military base (Full show)

Is NATO trying to provoke Russia w/ war games in Black Sea? (Full show)

NATO has just concluded “Operation Sea Breeze,” calculated to intimidate Russia into changing its posture toward neighboring Ukraine. Taking place in the Black Sea at the height of Russian beach season, it involved 32 countries from six continents, 5,000 troops, 32 warships and numerous aircraft, and more. Rick Sanchez explains its significance to Russians by means of a hypothetical parallel in the Gulf of Mexico. … Read More >Is NATO trying to provoke Russia w/ war games in Black Sea? (Full show)