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Maryland Black Caucus Votes Against Rollback of Bail Reform
The legislative group wants to stop a bill supported by the bail industry that would undo a recent court decision rolling back the use of money bail for low-income defendants - By Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

DATE: 2017-03-30 | LENGTH: 08:12

 
Right-Wing Populism Permeates French Presidential Elections
The discontent of ordinary people with the political elite to deal with the effects of globalization is benefiting Marine Le Pen in the polls, says Le Monde Diplomatique's Renaud Lambert

DATE: 2017-03-30 | LENGTH: 16:31

 
Ilan Pappe: The Myth of Israel (1/2)
Journalist Max Blumenthal sits down with renowned Israeli historian Ilan Pappe to talk about the first of his forthcoming book, Ten Myths About Israel

DATE: 2017-03-30 | LENGTH: 14:26

 
UK Faces Loss of Labor, Environmental Protections as Brexit Unfolds
Because it is not politically feasible to push for a second referendum, British progressives should pressure the state to maintain regulations that will be lost as the country exits the European Union, says economist John Weeks

DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 14:18

 
Turkish Citizens Set to Vote on Referendum Further Centralizing Power in Erdogan's Hands
Trent University lecturer Baris Karaagac says if the 'yes' vote wins, the state will have a limited ability to restrain President Erdogan's heightened executive powers

DATE: 2017-03-30 | LENGTH: 11:58

 
At AIPAC Protest, Young American Jews Voice Rejection of Israeli Policies
Journalist and author Max Blumenthal says the vocal Jewish-led protests at this year's AIPAC Policy Conference highlight a growing generational divide on Israel-Palestine

DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 13:28

 
  

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Paul Jay says the enablers of Trumpism are the leaders of both major parties and the corporate media
 
   


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Trump's Climate Order Protects Fossil Fuel's Bottom Line
The rollback of Obama-era provisions including the moratorium leasing public lands for coal won't bring back jobs due to the strong market advantage held by cheaper fuels like natural gas, says Oil Change International's Janet Redman
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 06:49

 
Jeff Sessions Targeting of So-Called Sanctuary Cities Likely Unconstitutional, Experts Say
Analysts say the assault makes communities less safe and likely will be challenged in courts
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 09:00

 
Democrats Must Take on Corporate Power If they Want to Win
In part two, Mike Elk says a winning strategy for Democrats must elevate the to improve income inequality and working conditions, and discusses his new media project PayDay Report, that seeks to amplify labor struggles in the south
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 13:18

 
Is the US Ready for Universal Health Care? This Physician Says 'Yes'
Physicians for A National Health Program's Adam Gaffney warns that incremental steps can turn into diversions and prevent us from fixing the fundamental problems with our current health care system
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 12:28

 
LGBTQ Activists Call for Accountability Following Murder of Trans Woman of Color in Baltimore
Baltimore Trans Alliance's Executive Director Ava Pipitone sits down with The Real News to talk about the recent murder of Black Trans woman Alphonza Watson - the eighth Trans murder victim of 2017 in the United States - and how the Baltimore community can organize against transphobia.
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 09:00

 
After Trumpcare Fail, Activists See Opportunity for Single-Payer
Dr. Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, says the Republican failure to repeal Obamacare has energized the movement for universal health care
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 12:44

 
Growing Discontent with Corruption Brings Thousands of Russians to the Streets
The Atlantic's Jeffrey Tayler says the opposition does not offer much of a political program beyond calling for removing Putin from power
DATE: 2017-03-28 | LENGTH: 09:00

 
Will Dems Derail Sanders's Push for Public Option?
Wendell Potter, a health insurance executive turned whistleblower, on the GOP failure to repeal Obamacare and what lessons the 2009 defeat of the public option - when Democrats controlled Congress - can offer today.
DATE: 2017-03-28 | LENGTH: 11:27

 
Arrest of Omar Barghouti Comes Amidst Upsurge in International Support for Boycott of Israel
After the P5+1 nuclear deal made it difficult for the Israeli government to continue to appeal to the right-wing through casting Iran as the bogeyman, depicting BDS as a 'delegitimization' campaign became its next means of generating fear and paranoia among voters, says journalist Richard Silverstein
DATE: 2017-03-28 | LENGTH: 11:29

 
Baltimore Mayor's Veto of $15/Hr Bill Shows Corporate Wing of Democrats Alive and Well
Labor reporter Mike Elk discusses the potential backlash faced by Maryland Democrats as well as the significance of the Mississippi Nissan workers struggle - Part 1/5
DATE: 2017-03-26 | LENGTH: 08:22

 
Military-Industrial Complex Pushes Nuke Modernization, Risking Confrontation with Russia
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says the section of the elite that includes Samantha Power, Susan Rice, and John McCain are willing to use military means to implement democracy wherever they see fit
DATE: 2017-03-28 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
Empire Files: The Sikh Experience in America
People of the Sikh faith, commonly mistaken for both Muslims and Hindus, are frequent targets of bigoted hate crimes-in fact, the first victim of post-9/11 hate crimes was a Sikh man. Promoting respect and understanding of this religious and cultural tradition, The Empire Files profiles this minority community with a long and rich history in America, and explores the roots of anti-Sikh racism with Georgetown Professor and civil rights attorney Arjun Singh Sethi. - teleSUR English
DATE: 2017-03-28 | LENGTH: 22:52

 
Nebraskan Landowners Resist Keystone XL By Refusing to Sell Their Property to TransCanada
Retired school teacher and farmer Art Tanderup says he and nearly a hundred other landowners are pushing the Public Service Commission in Nebraska to deny permits for the pipeline
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 13:08

 
Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change
Dr. Michael Mann says the way climate change affects the jet stream is intensifying and increasing the regional scale of droughts and flooding
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 10:58

 
  

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Maryland Black Caucus Votes Against Rollback of Bail Reform
The legislative group wants to stop a bill supported by the bail industry that would undo a recent court decision rolling back the use of money bail for low-income defendants - By Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-03-30

 
Democrats Must Take on Corporate Power If they Want to Win
In part two, Mike Elk says a winning strategy for Democrats must elevate the to improve income inequality and working conditions, and discusses his new media project PayDay Report, that seeks to amplify labor struggles in the south
DATE: 2017-03-29

 
LGBTQ Activists Call for Accountability Following Murder of Trans Woman of Color in Baltimore
Baltimore Trans Alliance's Executive Director Ava Pipitone sits down with The Real News to talk about the recent murder of Black Trans woman Alphonza Watson - the eighth Trans murder victim of 2017 in the United States - and how the Baltimore community can organize against transphobia.
DATE: 2017-03-29

 
Baltimore Mayor's Veto of $15/Hr Bill Shows Corporate Wing of Democrats Alive and Well
Labor reporter Mike Elk discusses the potential backlash faced by Maryland Democrats as well as the significance of the Mississippi Nissan workers struggle - Part 1/5
DATE: 2017-03-26

 
Baltimore Public School Funding Pales in Comparison to Private Education Spending
A Maryland state senator says criticism of public school funding ignores the reality that private institutions spend far more money per student by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-03-26

 
Baltimore Mayor's Veto of $15 Wage Protects Policy of Subsidizing Wealthy, Councilperson Says
Unconfirmed reports suggest that the measure may have lost its veto-proof support among city council members
DATE: 2017-03-24

 
   

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