In the second part of the interview with the Senior Editor and Founder of The Real News Network, Paul Jay, we continue the discussion on the threats facing humanity today. In addition we talk about whether the basic income could enhance political participation & the consumption of information produced by independent media outlets. Lastly we examine the importance of taking into account historical context when relating to current issues.
The Real News Network (TRNN) is a non-profit, viewer-supported daily video-news and documentary service. TRNN does not accept advertising, government or corporate funding. TRNN is sustained by viewer donations and earned revenue.
Since 2007, TRNN has produced more than 7,000 stories that have been viewed more than 100 million times. The next phase of development is the move to television.
ABOUT PAUL JAY
Paul Jay is the CEO and Senior Editor of The Real News Network (TRNN). He leads a staff of forty people covering international and U.S. news, including the new Baltimore Bureau. TRNN began in Toronto in 2007 and is now based in Baltimore, MD. TRNN is a non-profit, viewer-supported daily video-news and documentary service. It doesn’t accept advertising, government or corporate funding. Instead, it’s sustained by viewer donations and earned revenue.
Paul is host of the Real News show Reality Asserts Itself which features in depth biographical and political interviews with some of the leading minds of our time. He is now heading up an initiative to create a Global Climate Bureau that will produce daily news about the urgency of, and solutions to, the climate change crisis. He is Executive Producer of the new documentary film “The Doubt Machine: the Koch Brothers war on climate science” narrated by Emma Thompson. Jay is also an award-winning filmmaker and was founding chair of Hot Doc! International Documentary Film Festival and executive producer for ten years of the CBC daily current affairs show counterSpin.
Citation for YouTube & Facebook Video: „Threats Facing Humanity, the Basic Income & Importance of Historical Context | With Paul Jay“
www.globaljustice.org.uk (12.09.2016) – „10 biggest corporations make more money than most countries in the world combined ” , https://www.globaljustice.org.uk/news/2016/sep/12/10-biggest-corporations-make-more-money-most-countries-world-combined – Author: Global Justice Now
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www.youtube.com (17.03.2018) – „Baltimore: ‘This is what poverty in the US looks like’ – BBC News” ,https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCgqIN-6A20 – Source: BBC News YouTube Channel
www.oxfam.org (16.01.2017) – „Just 8 men own same wealth as half the world ” , https://www.oxfam.org/en/pressroom/pressreleases/2017-01-16/just-8-men-own-same-wealth-half-world – Author: OXFAM
www.ft.com (16.09.2008) – „Lehman Brothers files for bankruptcy” , https://www.ft.com/content/52098fa2-82e3-11dd-907e-000077b07658 – Source: The Financial Times
www.desmogblog.com (30.03.2017) – „Media Matters Report Shows Stunning Lack of Climate Change Coverage on TV Networks in 2016” , https://www.desmogblog.com/2017/03/30/media-matters-report-shows-stunning-lack-climate-change-coverage-tv-networks – Author: Farron Cousins / Desmog
www.youtube.com (09.04.2013) – „Oliver Stone and the Curve of the Ball” , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=obSfyFCDM-8 – Source: TheRealNews YouTube Channel
www.youtube.com (15.03.2014) – „Ibn Saud greets President Franklin D. Roosevelt on USS Quincy in the Suez Canal,…HD Stock Footage” , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FH1cUz7O7mg – Source: Critical Past YouTube Channel
www.youtube.com (04.12.2014) – „Palestine Remix – Drone Footage: Shujaiya in Gaza” , https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfCfQCnbWa4 – Author: Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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