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Trump vs. Sessions: A One-Sided Twitter War
"All of this is particularly bizarre because the Trump administration is having enormous difficulty getting any of its supposed agenda done, and the only person who is actively implementing the Trump agenda is Jeff Sessions," says white-collar criminologist and economist Bill Black
DATE: 2017-07-27 | LENGTH: 14:11

 
Congress Unites on Russia Sanctions, But at What Cost?
As the House overwhelmingly backs new sanctions on the Kremlin, Russian lawmakers vow a "painful" response and the European Commission mulls retaliation of its own
DATE: 2017-07-27 | LENGTH: 20:06

 
TRNN Debate: What's The Best Route to Single-Payer?
As Senate Republicans renew their effort to strip millions of health insurance and President Trump threatens to "let Obamacare fail," Dr. Bill Bronston of Physicians for a National Health Program and economist Dean Baker debate the best path forward for universal healthcare
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 22:38

 
Residents Fight Back Against Revival of Get Tough Crime Strategy
Tensions boiled over at a Baltimore City Council hearing Tuesday during testimony on a law that would impose mandatory minimum sentences for illegal possession of a gun
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 05:59

 
Gideon Levy: Israelis Shut Out Palestinian Calls for Freedom
The Palestinian protest against restrictions on the Al-Aqsa mosque is the latest challenge to a 50-year occupation, but self-denial and racism preclude Israelis from listening, says veteran Israeli journalist Gideon Levy
DATE: 2017-07-25 | LENGTH: 14:13

 
Germany Bans Arms Shipments to Turkey
The freeze sets an important precedent of linking arms exports to human rights, says TRNN's Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-07-25 | LENGTH: 15:27

 
DNC Used Barricades To Keep Out Nina Turner From Delivering Petition
On July 25, Our Revolution President and popular Bernie Sanders surrogate, former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, went to DNC headquarters in Washington DC to deliver a petition compiled by Our Revolution with over 115,000 signatures in support of a people's platform.
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 11:38

 
Empire Files: Silencing Palestine - Prison & Repression
Israel's occupation of the West Bank is an internationally-recognized human rights crime. Getting detailed facts about Israel's imposition of Military Law in the West Bank, Abby Martin visits the the Ramallah offices of Addameer--the most prominent prisoners' rights organizations in Palestine--for a shocking investigation into the use of Israeli jails and arbitrary laws as a weapon
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 22:43

 
Is Extreme Heat the New Normal?
The Real News team spoke with first responders and science and medial experts in Arizona, where high temperatures have grounded planes and significantly increased health emergencies
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 07:43

 
   

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Wall St. Democrats vs. Working Class Democrats
Nina Turner and Paul Jay discuss the fight within the Democratic Party and the need for the Sanders movement to more seriously take up the question of war and U.S. foreign policy
 
Real News Roundtable: The RussiaGate Distraction & Trump's Free-For-All Capitalism
From climate change to the brewing war in the Middle East, we're in one of the most dangerous moments in human history, says TRNN's Paul Jay. So why are we talking about RussiaGate?
 
   


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Israel Flouts International Law While Targeting Its Defenders
B'Tselem spokesperson Amit Gilutz says the NGO law is one of many legislative initiatives unfairly targeting organizations that oppose Israel's occupation of Palestine
DATE: 2017-07-26 | LENGTH: 18:16

 
​Vijay Prashad: Trump is Setting Up a 'Dangerous Confrontation' With Iran
Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay discuss the American, Saudi and Israeli ​campaign a​gainst Iran and the new Cold War with Russia
DATE: 2017-07-24 | LENGTH: 40:26

 
RussiaGate Drowns Out US-Russia Discord
As Jared Kushner's collusion denial dominates the airwaves, the RussiaGate fixation overshadows a new round of U.S. sanctions on Russia and other developments that fuel continued tensions, says The Nation's James Carden
DATE: 2010-07-25 | LENGTH: 18:53

 
Should Baltimore Adopt Mandatory Sentences For Illegal Guns?
On this episode of The Real Baltimore, Councilman Kristerfer Burnett, Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle's Dayvon Love and advocate Kim Trueheart explain their opposition to a mandatory minimum sentence for gun possession
DATE: 2017-07-24 | LENGTH: 40:15

 
Baltimore Calls for a 72-Hour Ceasefire
Activists Erricka and Paul Bridgeford talk about what causes violence in Baltimore and explain why civilians are calling for a murder-free weekend Aug. 4-6
DATE: 2010-07-25 | LENGTH: 05:49

 
Palestinian Protesters Defend Their 'Right to Exist'
As the Al-Aqsa protests continue despite a deadly Israeli crackdown, writer Mariam Barghouti says Palestinians across the Occupied Territories "are reiterating their right to exist"
DATE: 2010-07-25 | LENGTH: 12:15

 
Michael Mann Responds to 'Uninhabitable Earth'
Leading climate scientist Michael Mann separates myth from reality in climate change reporting
DATE: 2017-07-23 | LENGTH: 19:01

 
First Six Months of 2017 Marked By Wildfires and 'Extremely Remarkable' Warmth
Leading climate scientist Michael Mann sees a clear link between climate change and the devastating wildfires of 2017
DATE: 2017-07-23 | LENGTH: 11:30

 
Foreign Investment and The UK Housing Crisis
Real Media speaks to Anna Minton, the author of "Big Capital: Who Is London For?" about the causes, effects and potential remedies for the housing crisis that has been growing for 30 years in London and beyond
DATE: 2010-07-25 | LENGTH: 07:52

 
The Voices of Grenfell
In this moving poem by Trevor Hensley, we hear the voices of ordinary people express the tragedy that is the Grenfell Tower Block Fire. Verse Films
DATE: 2017-07-24 | LENGTH: 01:34

 
TRNN Replay: Yemen Rebels Take Presidential Palace, What's At Stake for Saudi Arabia? (1/3)
Madawi Al-Rasheed says the Saudis want to prove their military prowess as defenders of Sunni Muslims and to install a pro-Saudi government in Yemen
DATE: 2015-04-2 | LENGTH: 13:15

 
Saudi Arabian Activist Calls Out U.S. For Ignoring Human Rights Abuses
Women's Rights Saudi Arabia activist Hala Aldosari calls for greater action as 14 protesters, including a disabled person and two people arrested as juveniles are scheduled to be executed in Saudi Arabia
DATE: 2017-07-23

 
UK Banks Profit from Israeli Crimes against Palestinians
A new report from War on Want reveals that some of the UK's top banks and financial institutions are investing in companies known to supply Israel with weapons and technology used in the oppression of Palestinians
DATE: 2017-07-23 | LENGTH: 09:03

 
At Progressive Summit Nina Turner says Don't Worry About Trump, Worry About People
Progressive candidates at the Ohio gathering strategized with the new president of Our Revolution as she told them progressive values are universal and transcend party lines
DATE: 2017-07-23 | LENGTH: 09:39

 
  

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The Public Option in Health Care-Doomed From the Start
Some say public option is the path toward an improved and expanded Medicare for all. It's not. By RoseAnn DeMoro / AlterNet Photo Credit: Monkey Business Images/Shutterstock With the collapse of the dismal Republican healthcare bill, some Democrats are reviving talk of a pu...

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Venezuela on the Edge of Civil War
From:  David William Pear. July 24, 2017. [Photo:  Hugo Chavez Revolutionary Bolivarian Movement, FlickrPhotos, Commons Search]   Venezuela is a step closer to civil war after July 20th's "fake referendum " held by the government opposition. Corporate Fake News (i.e. mainstream corporate ...

David William Pear

Time for the “International Left” to Take a Stand on Venezuela
By Gregory Wilpert. Venezuela is heading towards an increasingly dangerous situation, in which open civil war could become a real possibility. So far over 100 people have been killed as a result of street protests, most of these deaths are ...

Gregory Wilpert

Exit Spicey, enter the Mooch: another day in Trump's tragicomic America
Richard Wolffe / The Guardian. As the laughable 'Made in America' week closed, the White House staged a farce to rival any of Sean Spicer’s press briefings. This was nightmare political theater ean "Spicey" Spicer, we knew ye all ...

Richard Wolff

Temple Mount Crisis: Fears of Political Rivals Led Netanyahu to Make a Grave Error
Barak Ravid / Haaretz. Netanyahu knows what is needed to deal with current tensions, but he voted for the opposite; with no token leftists to blame, he's stuck between a rock and hard place Immediately after the attack on the Temple ...

Barak Ravid

Why Can’t the U.S. Left Get Venezuela Right?
By Shamus Cooke / Counterpunch. As Venezuela’s fascist-minded oligarchy conspires with U.S. imperialism to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nicolas Maduro, few in the U.S. seem to care. Instead of denouncing  rightwing violence that aims at regime change, ...

Shamus Cooke


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THE REAL BALTIMORE

Will Maryland Pioneer Offshore Wind Farming in America?
Despite a climate-denying federal government, two new offshore wind farms could bring thousands of clean jobs to Maryland's Sparrow's Point
DATE: 2017-04-27

 
TRNN Replay: The Story of the 2015 Baltimore Uprising Told Through the Voices of the People
The TRNN staff's coverage of the transformative year when the people demanded to be heard
DATE: 2015-12-28

 
TRNN Replay: What Conditions Gave Rise to the Baltimore Uprising?
Community activists Marisela Gomez, Kimberly Ellis, and Shaquayah McKenzie also discuss the conversations in the media about Black life and Baltimore
DATE: 2015-05-04

 
   

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