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Extraordinary Brutality Inflicted on Civilians in Yemen
As Saudi ground troops enter Northern Yemen with US backing, Amnesty International charges Saudis with alleged war crimes
DATE: 2015-08-29

 
As Legal Proceedings Commence in Gray Case, Feds Probe Past Police Killings
Top civil rights attorney says he has turned over records from past wrongful death suits involving police to the Justice Department's civil rights division
DATE: 2015-08-30

 
Pocomoke to Attorney General: Reason for Secret Meeting is Secret
The city says it cannot disclose why the council met without public notice to fire its first black chief
DATE: 2015-08-29 | LENGTH: 07:40

 
Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Escalating
As the UN announces that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year exceeds 300,000, Vijay Prashad says the superpowers must move towards a ceasefire in Syria as soon as possible to stem the tide
DATE: 2015-08-29 | LENGTH: 10:43

 
As Trial Approaches, What Has Changed Since Freddie Gray's Killing?
TRNN visits Penn & North, a short distance from where Freddie Gray lived and died and this is what we witnessed
DATE: 2015-08-28 | LENGTH: 05:26

 
Who "Recovered" in Post-Katrina New Orleans?
Author Gary Rivlin discusses how white homeowners disproportionately benefited from the multibillion federally funded Road Home program while working and middle class black families still await relief.
DATE: 2015-08-28 | LENGTH: 11:22

 
The Global African: W. Kamau Bell & The Crisis in Detroit
Host Bill Fletcher gets Kamau's thoughts on comedy and Bill Cosby, and then turns to two activists to get an update on the economic crisis in Detroit. teleSUR
DATE: | LENGTH: 25:03

 
Members of Syriza's Central Committee Defecting to Popular Unity
Dimitri Lascaris also discusses the significance of bailout critic Vassiliki Thanou serving as the first female Prime Minister in the interim Greek government
DATE: 2015-08-28 | LENGTH: 07:52

 
Bullock Trial Begins Friday
18-year-old Allen Bullock broke a police car window during the Baltimore uprisings. Having turned himself in, he faces life in prison and a bail that is higher than those set for the six police officers charged in the killing of Freddie Gray
DATE: 2015-08-27 | LENGTH: 03:43

 
   

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Why is Sanders Silent on U.S. Foreign Policy?
RootsAction.Org's Jeff Cohen says Bernie Sanders can not just denounce corporate power without denouncing militarism
DATE: 2015-08-27 | LENGTH: 08:51

 
Reaganism and Thatcherism were Intellectually Dishonest - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Flassbeck, former director of UNCTAD, discusses growing up in a US dominated Germany and his opposition to the birth of neoliberal economics
DATE: 2014-07-25 | LENGTH: 19:12

 
First Canadian Officer Convicted for Mass Arrests at 2010 G-20 Toronto Summit
Canadian Civil Liberties Association's Laura Berger and TRNN's former video journalist Jesse Freeston discuss the police's motivations behind mass arrests and the legacy of the G-20 in current policing practices
DATE: 2015-08-27 | LENGTH: 13:45

 
What Would Happen to the Eurozone if Greece Leaves?
Economist Gerard Dumenil argues the Eurozone will face minimal impact and its leaders are already preparing for a possible Grexit
DATE: 2015-08-27 | LENGTH: 08:30

 
Katrina Victims Were Forced into Exile
Black Agenda Report Executive Editor Glen Ford says The New Yorker is marking the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina by attempting to show the benefits of relocating black communities
DATE: 2015-08-27 | LENGTH: 07:00

 
National Day of Action Pushes Democratic Senators to Support Iran Deal
Supporters of Iran nuclear deal attempt to counter AIPAC spending by targeting key Democratic Senators who remain on the fence
DATE: 2015-08-27 | LENGTH: 01:57

 
  


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Vijay Prashad: Why the Iran nuclear deal is essential
By Vijay Prashad. This article was first published on Gazette Net. NORTHAMPTON — Why anyone would oppose the Iran deal bewilders the imagination. Short of this deal lies a war with Iran. If the West wants a war ...

Vijay Prashad

War: Legal to Criminal and Back Again
By David Swanson. This article was first published on David Swanson. Remarks in Chicago on the 87th anniversary of the Kellogg-Briand Pact, August 27, 2015. Thank you very much for inviting me here and thank you to Kathy Kelly ...

David Swanson

Viva Trump?
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Were it not for the Donald, the electoral season so far would have been the bore that many of us were expecting and dreading. Trump turned it into a guilty pleasure, ...

Andrew Levine

Trump's Medicine Show - An email to Autoworkers
By Frank Hammer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Medicine shows were traveling truck, horse, and wagon teams which peddled "miracle cure" medications and other products between various entertainment acts. They developed from European mountebank shows and were common in ...

Frank Hammer

Greece: "Popular Unity" is born!
By Stathis Kouvelakis, Athens. This article was first published on Verso Books.



Early this morning, 25 Syriza MPs left the parliamentary group of the party to create a new group under the name of “Popular ...

Stathis Kouvelakis


REALITY ASSERTS ITSELF


Reality Asserts Itself - Thomas Drake

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Drake, a former Senior Executive at the National Security Agency, says he was targeted by the NSA because he exposed that the agency had intel that could have prevented the 9/11 attacks and because he blew the whistle on a massive secret surveillance program aimed at Americans
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Catarina Principe

On Reality Asserts Itself, Ms. Principe talks about growing up in Portugal expecting the promise of the social state to be fulfilled, and becoming an activist in the fight against forces dismantling the achievements of the Portuguese revolution
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

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
 
   

THE REAL BALTIMORE

As Legal Proceedings Commence in Gray Case, Feds Probe Past Police Killings
Top civil rights attorney says he has turned over records from past wrongful death suits involving police to the Justice Department's civil rights division
DATE: 2015-08-30

 
As Trial Approaches, What Has Changed Since Freddie Gray's Killing?
TRNN visits Penn & North, a short distance from where Freddie Gray lived and died and this is what we witnessed
DATE: 2015-08-28

 
Bullock Trial Begins Friday
18-year-old Allen Bullock broke a police car window during the Baltimore uprisings. Having turned himself in, he faces life in prison and a bail that is higher than those set for the six police officers charged in the killing of Freddie Gray
DATE: 2015-08-27

 
ACLU: Illegal Pocomoke Meeting Should Void Chief's Firing
After a Real News investigation found the Pocomoke City council met in secret to fire the town's first black police chief, the ACLU has filed a complaint with the Maryland Attorney General's office
DATE: 2015-08-21

 
Baltimore's Mass Transit Suffers as Leaders Bicker
A contentious meeting between city leaders and governor's staff reveal lack of vision for Baltimore's problem plagued mass transit
DATE: 2015-08-13

 
Cherry Hill: The "Model Negro Village" (1/2)
Dr. Ray Winbush, director of the Institute for Urban Research at Morgan State University talks about their recently published report on the history, current state and proposed future of this legendary Baltimore community
DATE: 2015-08-13

 
   


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