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Syriza MP: It's Time to Take Over the Banks (1/2)
Paul Jay discusses the results of the Greek referendum with Costas Lapavitsas and asks whether Syriza was prepared for this moment
DATE: 2015-07-06 | LENGTH: 14:28

 
Wages of Rebellion: The Moral Imperative of Revolt - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Chris Hedges discusses his new book with Paul Jay. In part one, they focus on the revolutionary significance of the life of Tom Paine, a man who understood the moral imperative of revolt and was willing to pay the price.
DATE: 2015-07-6 | LENGTH: 23:23

 
Greek Voters Deliver Stunning Rebuke to Austerity
Michael Spourdalakis, Dean of the School of Economics and Politics at the University of Athens, in an interview with Dimitri Lascaris, says it is time for the Greek government to play hardball with the Troika
DATE: 2015-07-5 | LENGTH: 23:42

 
An NSA Whistleblower's Guide to Encryption
Thomas Drake, a former senior executive at the NSA turned whistleblower, sat down with the Real News to talk about the USA Freedom Act as ersatz reform and how the public can take matters into their own hands by encrypting their phones and computers.
DATE: 2015-07-06 | LENGTH: 04:48

 
Another World Is Possible, Another US Is Necessary
TRNN's Eddie Conway interviews participants at the 2015 US Social Forum in Philadelphia
DATE: 2015-07-6 | LENGTH: 04:51

 
Not Oz, Not Orange, Not Shawshank Either: The Real History of Black Radicalism and the Prison Abolitionist Movement
Author Dan Berger discusses his latest book, Captive Nation: Black Prison Organizing in the Civil Rights Era
DATE: 2015-07-6 | LENGTH: 20:58

 
Greek Referendum a Necessary Step into Uncharted Waters
Dimitri Lascaris and Leo Panitch analyze the dangerous and complicated choice facing the Greek people
DATE: 2015-07-2

 
TRNN Replay: Growing Up in the Greek Police State - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8)
Mr. Lapavitsas, author of 'How Finance Exploits Us All', traces his own political development, coming of age during the Greek dictatorship
DATE: 2014-05-22 | LENGTH: 12:53

 
Eurocrisis: "Democracy is Not a Given"
Dr. Heiner Flassbeck (Director, Division on Globalization and Development Strategies, UNCTAD): German policy of low wages and beggar thy neighbor is root of euro crisis
DATE: 2011-12-11 | LENGTH: 15:33

 
   

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TRNN Replay: The Roots of the Greek Crisis
The Real News shares a series of interviews with Costas Lapavitsas, Heiner Flassbeck, and John Weeks
DATE: 2015-07-2

 
How Greening Europe's Economy Could Get It Out of Debt
PERI Co-Director Bob Pollin discusses the potential impact of green policies for Spain and why no-growth policies of austerity do more harm than good
DATE: 2015-07-5 | LENGTH: 08:21

 
Plundering Our Freedom with Abandon - Robert Scheer on Reality Asserts Itself (10/10)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Robert Scheer says you get drunk on the power of this culture and its military, its wealth, and you can become incredibly destructive. And we have been incredibly destructive.
DATE: 2015-07-5 | LENGTH: 24:45

 
For Mumia and Us, All The Writing Is On The Wall
Author, activist, and professor of Black and Latin Studies at Baruch College Dr. Johanna Fernandez discusses her new edited volume, Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal.
DATE: 2015-07-5 | LENGTH: 09:40

 
Eddie Conway Talks Activism and Shares His Life Story With Seniors
The Real News Executive Producer Eddie Conway talks to senior citizens about his book and how Baltimore city has changed since the time of the '68 riots.
DATE: 2015-07-5 | LENGTH: 09:37

 
TRNN Replay: The Price of NAACP Compromise Was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the effects of which are still felt today
DATE: 2014-08-18 | LENGTH: 22:38

 
  


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Greece Proves Again Why Democracy is the Criminal Classes’ Great Fear
William K. Black, Quito: July 5, 2015 The people of Greece have just shown great courage, and even greater common sense, in voting “No” in overwhelming numbers against the troika’s war on the Greek people and labor throughout the EU.  ...

William Black

Greece Rejects the Troika. Where Do We Go From Here?
By Michael Hudson. Just after 7 PM Greek time on Sunday, I was told that the “No” vote (Gk. Oxi) was winning approximately 60/40. The “opinion polls” showing a dead heat evidently were wrong. Bookies across Europe are reported to ...

Michael Hudson

Still Waiting for USS Liberty’s Truth
By Ray McGovern. This article was first published on Consortium News. During the Six-Day War in 1967, Israeli warplanes and warships tried to sink the USS Liberty, killing 34 of the spy ship’s crew. Afterwards, U.S. and Israeli ...

Ray McGovern

The Greek Burden: Confronting Neoliberal Authoritarianism on 5 July
By John Weeks Council of Europe takes a (anti-democratic) Stand In Greek mythology Atlas is a titan condemned to the task of supporting the world on his shoulders.  We could not find a better metaphor for the task before the Greek ...

John Weeks

Dumping on Dixie Again
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. For the second time this year, Americans rallied as one on the side of the angels. Both times we felt good about ourselves afterwards. Why wouldn’t we? We ...

Andrew Levine

IMF Report
By Nick Fillmore. In what could hopefully lead to a significant change in the nature of Third World development financing, a new research paper from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) admits that the strong pro-capitalist policies at the centre of ...

Nick Fillmore


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Reality Asserts Itself - Salvatore Babones

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Babones, author of "Sixteen for '16", says while he grew up in a right-wing, conservative working-class family, social science brought him to progressive public policy conclusions
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Robert Scheer

On Reality Asserts Itself, Robert Scheer talks about democracy, journalism and his new book, "They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy"
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Christian Appy on Reality Asserts Itself

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Appy, author of "American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity", discusses growing with a broad faith that America is always an indispensable and invincible force for good in the world - and the seeds of his disillusionment with Americanism
 
   

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Eddie Conway Talks Activism and Shares His Life Story With Seniors
The Real News Executive Producer Eddie Conway talks to senior citizens about his book and how Baltimore city has changed since the time of the '68 riots.
DATE: 2015-07-5

 
One Baltimore Neighborhood Proves Police Alone Aren't the Answer
Despite desperate conditions, Cherry Hill teamed up with Safe Streets to stop murders for over 400 days
DATE: 2015-07-3

 
Will Anyone Challenge the Mayor?
TRNN's analysis of Baltimore's critical upcoming election
DATE: 2015-06-16

 
Baltimore Residents Hold Lock-in Opposing School Closing
TRNN's Megan Sherman and Anton Woronczuk speak to West Baltimore community members and activists fighting to keep Langston Hughes Elementary School in Park Heights from closing
DATE: 2015-06-16

 
The Global African: The Great Migration & An Update on Baltimore
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at similarities between the Great Migration and immigration today & also gives an update on the situation in Baltimore.
DATE: 2015-06-15

 
Revolution in Rhyme: Comrade Speaks
Baltimore rapper Comrade joined the iMiXWHATiLiKE crew for this discussion of his politics, influences and work in collaboration with No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles (WEAA 88.9 FM / Baltimore)
DATE: 2015-06-14

 
   


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