Shows featuring Max Blumenthal

  • Max Blumenthal: With "Hollow Diplomacy," U.S. Created Political Space for Israeli Assault on Gaza Maxblumenthal
    As Israeli forces killed more than 100 Palestinians on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continue the assault on Gaza for "as long as is required," citing the backing of foreign allies that has "laid the diplomatic foundation that has given us international credit to operate." The...
    July 21, 2014 | Story
  • Part 2: Max Blumenthal on "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel"

    Part two of our conversation with journalist Max Blumenthal on his new book, "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel." [includes rush transcript]
    October 04, 2013 | Blog Post
  • Max Blumenthal on "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel" Israel-new
    As Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is continuing a public campaign to cast doubt on U.S. diplomatic engagement with Iran, we speak to journalist Max Blumenthal, author of the new book, "Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel." Blumenthal looks at life inside Netanyahu’s Israel and the Occupied...
    October 04, 2013 | Story
  • "Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party" Blumenthal-web
    In a Democracy Now! exclusive, award-winning journalist Max Blumenthal joins us for the first extended interview about his debut book, Republican Gomorrah: Inside the Movement that Shattered the Party. The book traces the rise of the radical right in the US and how it used the concept of personal crisis to grow as a movement and eventually capture control of the GOP to transform it from the...
    September 04, 2009 | Story
  • Max Blumenthal on "Rick Warren’s Double Life" Warrenweb
    President-elect Barack Obama is drawing criticism from many supporters for his choice to deliver the invocation at next month’s inauguration. Obama has selected the Reverend Rick Warren, a leading evangelical opponent of abortion and same-sex marriage. Warren supported California’s recent gay marriage ban and has compared abortion to the Nazi Holocaust. In a recent interview with...
    December 23, 2008 | Story
  • Max Blumenthal on Sarah Palin’s Radical Right-Wing Pals and Her Ties to the Pro-Secessionist Alaskan Independence Party Palinblackweb
    As the McCain campaign continues to focus on Senator Obama’s alleged ties to former Weather Underground member William Ayers, a new investigation in sheds light on how Governor Palin’s ties to the radical right are far deeper than previously thought. Journalists Max Blumenthal and David Neiwert detail how Palin was elected Mayor of Wasilla over a decade ago with the help...
    October 13, 2008 | Story
  • Report: Secretive Right-Wing Group Vetted McCain’s VP Candidate Sarah Palin Palinweb
    Max Blumenthal of The Nation reports last week, while the media focused almost obsessively on the DNC’s spectacle in Denver, the country’s most influential conservatives met quietly at a hotel in downtown Minneapolis to get to know Sarah Palin. The assembled were members of the Council for National Policy, an ultra-secretive cabal that networks wealthy right-wing donors together...
    September 02, 2008 | Story
  • Gay Rights Groups Call for Rejection of Bush Surgeon General Nominee over Alleged Homophobia Holsinger20071615
    Opposition is growing against President Bush’s nominee to be the next surgeon general, Dr. James Holsinger. Holsinger has argued that homosexuality is unnatural and dangerous and that sexual orientation is a lifestyle choice. We speak to Nation reporter Max Blumental and founder Jim Burroway.
    June 15, 2007 | Story
  • A Look at the Forces Behind the Anti-Immigrant Movement Minutemen5-2
    We take a look at the forces behind the anti-immigrant movement with journalist Max Blumenthal of The Nation. Blumenthal says the ideas for the movement "did not come from a vacuum, and they’re not necessarily a rational response to a crisis. They come from the white nationalist movement, a movement that seeks to maintain what they consider the white character of the United...
    May 02, 2007 | Story
  • Al Gore’s Political Fundraising Scandal
    The latest fundraising scandal to hit the Democratic Party landed on Vice President Al Gore’s lap this week. He’s being branded the "solicitor-in- chief" for the key role he played in raising millions for the Clinton-Gore presidential ticket.
    March 05, 1997 | Story