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    Palestinian human rights activist Omar Barghouti says the UN has failed its duty to speak out against civilian deaths in Gaza; meanwhile the case for boycotting, divestment and sanctioning Israel has been strengthened by the current conflict

    IRS Failing To Regulate Dark Money Political Spending
    Prof. Tom Ferguson discusses why IRS fails to investigate political spending by groups such as Karl Rove's Crossroads GPS

    Could Britain Be Leaving the EU?
    Prof. John Weeks and Prof. Trevor Martin discuss British PM David Cameron's call for a referendum vote to decide whether the UK remains a part of EU, as stagnation continues in the Eurozone and bleeds into economic powerhouses like Germany

    Racing to a Dead End - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    Mr. Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, says current economic policy is heading back to the 1930s, a race to the bottom, they have no solution at all, we will end up again in trade wars or other wars

    Obama Joins EU in Sanctioning Russia as Ukraine's Civilian Death Toll Mounts
    Writer Roger Annis discusses the West's plans to further isolate Russia and the Ukrainian government's embrace of austerity while civilians pay the price

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    Who's Profiting from Israel's Offensive in Gaza?
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    Iran Nuclear Negotiations Remain Deadlocked, Receive 4-Month Extension
    Gareth Porter: Iran has indicated it's willing to draw down its enriched uranium stockpile, which could make a nuclear deal with the P5+1 within reach

    Despite Growing International Condemnation, No End to Gaza Violence in Sight
    As the death toll in Gaza passes 1,000 Lia Tarachansky and Phyllis Bennis respond to a poll which found 86% of Israelis reject a ceasefire, while a growing number of Americans want the Israeli offensive to stop

    Reaganism and Thatcherism were Intellectually Dishonest - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
    Mr. Flassbeck, former director of UNCTAD, discusses growing up in a US dominated Germany and his opposition to the birth of neoliberal economics

    Besieged War-Torn Gaza Experiencing Saddest Eid Since 1967
    Yousef Alhelou: Twenty two days on, all efforts to reach a ceasefire have failed so far as Israel continues its all-out military offensive on besieged Gaza, claiming more civilian lives.

    Do US Satellite Images Show Russia Firing Rockets into Ukraine?
    Derek Monroe: The fog of war brings US satellite images allegedly showing Russia firing rockets into Ukraine into question

    Uber: Cheap Ride Alternative or Death Knell for Cabbies?
    Longtime taxi driver advocate Nathan Price argues that because Uber is not subject to the same regulations and taxes, its lower prices are destroying the livelihoods of taxi drivers

    Gaza Baker Risks Life Amid War to Provide Bread
    As Israel's military offensive entered its fourth week and the search for a permanent truce drags on, residents in the densely populated Gaza Strip try to stay safe, hunt for supplies and attempt to keep life as normal as possible

    New Senate Bill Fails To Address Root Causes of Central American Migration
    David Bacon: Senate Democrats' $2.7 billion proposal would escalate border enforcement but ignore the trade policies that drive migrants to the United States in the first place

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    Racing to a Dead End - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    Mr. Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, says current economic policy is heading back to the 1930s, a race to the bottom, they have no solution at all, we will end up again in trade wars or other wars
     
    'We the People' Force Confronts Democratic Party Leadership in '64 - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (9/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Moses recounts the story of challenging the racist Dixiecrats at the '64 Democratic Convention; says what's needed now is black and white workers to create a 'We the People' force to challenge the elites in both parties
     
    The Constitutional People and Slavery by Another Name - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (8/9)
    Mr. Moses says mass incarceration helped build the American steel industry, and while there has been progress, there is still slavery by another name
     
    An Earned Insurgency - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (7/9)
    Mr. Moses says the only way to earn the trust of the people was to get knocked down and get right back up
     
    Fannie Lou Hamer and the Racist Dixiecrats - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (6/9)
    Mr. Moses describes how in 1874 the white racist Democratic Party violently overthrew the Governor of Mississippi (who had been elected by a mostly black Republican Party), and how these Dixiecrats became a wing of the national Democratic Party right up to 1964, when the Mississippi Freedom Democrats ended their reign
     
    The Road to Freedom Summer - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (5/9)
    Mr. Moses says one of the main ways we get to Freedom Summer is the assassination of Medgar Evers
     

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