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Police Violence Not Merely the Product of Police with Racist Attitudes
Paul Jay says police are enforcing laws, often with deadly force, to make people obey legislation that at its heart protects people that own property; the more you own, the more you are served and protected
DATE: 2015-04-25 | LENGTH: 03:49

 
In Freddie Gray's Neighborhood, Residents Say Police Harassment is Constant
Lifelong residents say they can't even stand outside on a summer day
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 03:24

 
Houthi Arms Came from Saleh, not Iran
Gareth Porter says the claim that Iran is supplying Houthis with weapons ignores that the group was flush with American arms from ex-president Saleh
DATE: 2015-04-25 | LENGTH: 08:45

 
Washington State Teachers On Strike
Seattle teacher Jesse Hagopian says the proposed state budget would benefit neither teachers nor students
DATE: 2015-04-25 | LENGTH: 14:55

 
Civil Disobedience Necessary to Protect Victims of Police Brutality, Says Activist
TRNN speaks to American Friends Service Committee's Dominique Stevenson, who crossed police barricades during protests over the death of Freddie Gray now in their fifth day
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 04:59

 
Michelle Alexander: Baltimore Must Organize to Stop Police Brutality
Renowned author of 'The New Jim Crow' says the death of Freddie Gray points to the need for concerted community action to halt excessive force targeted at African Americans
DATE: 2015-04-22 | LENGTH: 02:33

 
   


LATEST STORIES

Town Hall Recap: Should the Community Control the Police?
In the wake of Freddie Gray's death, TRNN replays a community Town Hall hosted by Marc Steiner, where Baltimore residents, lawyers, police and activists gathered to discuss what to do about police brutality in their city
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 18:54

 
2016 Presidential Candidates Test the Waters in New Hampshire
Larry Wilkerson, just returning from New Hampshire reports on what is on the minds of voters in a state that gets to define the terms of engagement for the 2016 elections
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 09:46

 
How a Protest Against Money in Politics was Spun as a Story on Terrorism
Doug Hughes wanted to deliver a message about campaign finance reform. Instead, the media and politicians used his story to talk about security at the White House and Capitol Building.
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 02:56

 
A Look at Failed Police Reform Efforts in the Wake of Freddie Gray's Death
TRNN speaks to advocate Dayvon Love about the failed efforts to reform Maryland law blamed for protecting abusive officers.
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 08:35

 
The True Toll of Policing in Baltimore - The Arrest of a 7-Year-Old
Long before Baltimore police were thrust into the national spotlight for recent allegations of brutality, the arrest of a child for sitting on a dirt bike made international headlines.
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 09:36

 
Why Didn't Bush/Cheney Prevent 9/11? - John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (5/8)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Kiriakou and Paul Jay discuss the role of the White House in ignoring the CIA's warning that "something terrible" was coming
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 21:00

 
  


COLUMNS

Houthi arms bonanza came from Saleh, not Iran
By Gareth Porter. This article was first published on Middle East Eye. Claims Iran is supplying the Houthis with weapons ignore the fact the group was already flush with American arms from ex-president Saleh As the Saudi bombing campaign ...

Gareth Porter

Newly Leaked TTIP Draft Reveals Far-Reaching Assault on US/EU Democracy – Sarah Lazare
By Sarah Lazare. This article was first published on Common Dreams. Mammoth deal an even greater boon to corporate power than previously known, warn analysts Protesters against the TTIP march in London on December 7, 2014. (Photo: Global Justice Now/flickr/cc) A ...

Sarah Lazare

The West Snubs Russia over V-E Day
By Ray McGovern. This article was first published on Consortium News. Last year’s U.S.-backed coup in Ukraine – followed by violence and tensions – has soured plans for the May 9 commemoration in Moscow of World War II’s V-E ...

Ray McGovern

Official Leaks: “These Senior People Do Whatever They Want”
By Marcy Wheeler.  This article was first published on Expose Facts. When asked whether he would have supported working with the producers of Zero Dark Thirty, Department of Defense’s Director of Entertainment Media said he would not have recommended working ...

Marcy Wheeler

Lanny Breuer’s Defense of Not Prosecuting HSBC and its Officers
William K. Black, Quito: April 19, 2015 I have been researching the HSBC frauds for a column I am doing about Loretta Lynch, the U.S. Attorney who refused to prosecute HSBC or any of its officers for the largest and ...

William Black

The Last Chance to Derail the Clinton Juggernaut?
By Adrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Now would be a good time to dust off an old idea: “critical support.”   That idea, along with much else associated with the Left, effectively went missing during ...

Andrew Levine


REALITY ASSERTS ITSELF


Reality Asserts Itself - John Kiriakou

Mr. Kiriakou was the first U.S. government official to confirm that waterboarding was official policy. He spent 23 months in prison after being convicted of passing classified information to a reporter. He speaks to Paul Jay while still under house arrest
 

The Pain Doesn't Go Away

Rachel Corrie's Parents on Reality Asserts Itself
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Kamau Franklin

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Franklin says that after growing up in the projects of Brooklyn, reading the autobiography of Malcolm X changed his life
 
   

THE REAL BALTIMORE

In Freddie Gray's Neighborhood, Residents Say Police Harassment is Constant
Lifelong residents say they can't even stand outside on a summer day
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 03:24

 
Michelle Alexander: Baltimore Must Organize to Stop Police Brutality
Renowned author of 'The New Jim Crow' says the death of Freddie Gray points to the need for concerted community action to halt excessive force targeted at African Americans
DATE: 2015-04-22 | LENGTH: 02:33

 
Town Hall Recap: Should the Community Control the Police?
In the wake of Freddie Gray's death, TRNN replays a community Town Hall hosted by Marc Steiner, where Baltimore residents, lawyers, police and activists gathered to discuss what to do about police brutality in their city
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 18:54

 
A Look at Failed Police Reform Efforts in the Wake of Freddie Gray's Death
TRNN speaks to advocate Dayvon Love about the failed efforts to reform Maryland law blamed for protecting abusive officers.
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 08:35

 
The True Toll of Policing in Baltimore - The Arrest of a 7-Year-Old
Long before Baltimore police were thrust into the national spotlight for recent allegations of brutality, the arrest of a child for sitting on a dirt bike made international headlines.
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 09:36

 
Analysts say Wall Street Fees Costing Baltimore Water Bureau Millions
$55 million spent on exotic interest rate swaps to fund water bonds between 2003-2014, and total fees could reach beyond $200 million for all deals in the near future.
DATE: 2015-04-23 | LENGTH: 18:58

 
   


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