Janine Jackson

‘The people with the least resources are now shouldering the greatest burden’

Janine Jackson interviewed educator Kevin Kumashiro about student debt forgiveness for the June 28, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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‘It’s an attempt to impose a white nationalist vision of what America is’

Janine Jackson interviewed author Sasha Abramsky about Trump’s new attack on immigrants for the August 23, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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Here's how Black communities are already living in a tech dystopia

Janine Jackson interviewed Ruha Benjamin about racism and technology for the August 9, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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How journalism is helping to normalize the concentration camps

Janine Jackson interviewed Arun Gupta on Trump’s concentration camps for the July 12, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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‘The FBI Appears to be engaged in a modern-day version of COINTELPRO’: ACLU Racial Justice Program deputy director

Janine Jackson interviewed Nusrat Choudhury about FBI targeting of black activists for the April 12, 2019, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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Why won't corporate media call out 'racism' by its real name?

It should go without saying that things we don’t have names for…go without saying. For years, that’s been the deal with corporate media and racism. Actions, policies, statements and ideas that regular people have no trouble identifying as racist become, in elite media hands, “racially tinged,” “racially charged,” “race-related.” And if racism isn’t a thing our famously objective reporters can see, well, maybe it’s not really out there, right?

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Washington Post Refuses to Acknowledge That This White Supremacist Senate Candidate Really Means It

A few things about Virginia Republican Senate candidate Corey Stewart:

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‘Our Health Care Crisis Won’t Be Solved Until We Get Private Insurance Out’

Janine Jackson interviewed Margaret Flowers about undermining single-payer healthcare for the March 2, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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‘There’s an Alternative to the Top-Down Capitalist Corporation’

Janine Jackson interviewed Richard Wolff about questioning economic fundamentals for the February 9, 2018, episode of CounterSpin. This is a lightly edited transcript.

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The FBI Is Once Again Profiling Black Activists Because of Their Beliefs and Their Race

Janine Jackson: Demonstrations continue in St. Louis, Missouri, over the acquittal of former St. Louis police officer Jason Stockley of first degree murder charges in the 2011 killing of Anthony Lamar Smith. Very likely some protesters would tell you they are distraught and angry, not just about this case, but about the undeniable fact that US law enforcement rarely pay any penalty for murdering black people, whatever the circumstance. According to an FBI intelligence assessment recently leaked to Foreign Policy, that may make those people "black identity extremists."

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