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Post Brexit Trade Deals - Who Will be the Winners and Losers?
Trade Campaigner Linda Kaucher discusses the dangers that lie ahead for the UK public in Post Brexit Trade deals. Will banks and corporations win at the expense of the population?
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Manchester Mourns as the Right Attempts to Tie Labour's Corbyn to Terrorism
Theresa May's dwindling campaign gets the "terror attack" bump considered necessary for a victory on June 8th, while the right attempts to connect Jeremy Corbyn to the memory of the 1996 IRA Manchester bombing, says Richard Seymour of Salvage
DATE: | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Nina Turner on Bitter Fight in California Democratic Party
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DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 01:58

 
Trump Budget: Foundation for Great American Misery
Every time we move money out of education or building a green economy and move it into the military we are losing jobs for every dollar we spend, says Prof. Emeritus Robert Pollin of the Political Economy Research Institute
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 09:09

 
Trump's Food Aid Cuts Threaten 'Suffering & Hunger' Across U.S.
President Donald Trump's new budget proposal targets food assistance across the United States and critical programs for public health, says Mike Lavender of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Food & Environment program
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 13:45

 
GOP Policies Hurt Trump Voters, But Will Democrats Fill the Void?
White-collar criminologist Bill Black says that President Donald Trump's stumbles and the GOP's policies give Democrats an opportunity to win over voters, if they can offer a meaningful alternative.
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 14:58

 
'There's going to be a lot of people who vote for Theresa May who will deeply regret it'
Tax Specialist Richard Murphy describes the looming crash ahead for the UK after GE2017, and the myth of a 'strong and stable' conservative government
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 07:28

 
Nina Turner on Bitter Fight in California Democratic Party
Nina Turner says Kimberly Ellis's loss to a Clinton democrat for chair of the state party by only 62 votes shows strength of the Sanders movement, but makes clear corporate Democrats won't give progressives an inch for the sake of "unity"
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 16:56

 
Art as a Form of Nonviolent Resistance: Palestine
Palestinian political cartoonist Mohammad Saba'aneh talks about his art and its importance to him and to the Palestinian people
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 14:44

 
Baltimore's Corrupt Policing Destroyed Ivan Potts' Life, How Can the City Fix It?
Potts was arrested illegally twice and spent four years in jail for crimes he didn't commit, advocates are pointing to his case as an example as to why the city needs a formal process for helping victims of police abuse by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 11:01

 
Another US Housing Bubble?
Economist Michael Hudson explains that even though housing prices are back up at 2008 levels homeownership is at a much lower level and banks have their loans guaranteed by the US government
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 14:04

 
Trump Budget Slashes Vital Programs to Enrich the Wealthy
Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research says President Donald Trump's new budget makes unprecedented cuts to already subpar levels of social assistance and "redistributes upward" to wealthy Americans.
DATE: 2017-05-23 | LENGTH: 13:26

 
Vickie Cooper, The Violence of Austerity & GE2017
Co-author of new book 'The Violence of Austerity', Vickie Cooper talks housing, social policy and the ongoing pain inflicted on marginalised groups since the financial crisis, ahead of GE2017
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 09:29

 
John Pilger: Julian Assange is Cleared of Rape Allegations, but Far From Free
Filmmaker and journalist John Pilger says Swedish authorities should be 'embarrassed' for pursuing what he called trumped up accusations against Assange and also how journalists are increasingly targeted as enemies of the state.
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 16:17

 
  

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Urgent Call On Day 40 of Palestinian Hunger Strike
By Socialist Project Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) Hundreds of Palestinian political prisoners are now approaching their critical sixth week on hunger strike, and they have made an urgent appeal for international solidarity. As they hit Da...

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Brazil’s Political Rupture and the Left’s Opportunit
By Alfredo Saad-Filho. This article was first published on Socialist Project. Fora Temer – eleições diretas já! "Out with Temer – direct elections now!" Amid meltdown in Brazil, the left calls for democracy, while the right must find ways to d...

Alfredo Saad-Filho

Today's Stunted Oil Prices Could Cause Oil Price Shock In 2020
By Haley Zaremba for Oilprice.com As oil prices remain unsteady and OPEC continues to make headlines every hour, the world is focused on oil's immediate future. As Saudi Arabia announces plans to slash production and move their economy ...

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Tom Perez Bombs Speech, California Dem Chair Tells Protesters ‘Shut the Fuck Up’
By Michael Sainato DNC Chair offers same meaningless rhetoric that incited protests and criticisms of his ability to lead Democratic National Party Chair Tom Perez speaks as about 300 people rally to protest against President Donald Trump’s firing of Federal ...

Michael Sainato

What if People Owned the Banks, Instead of Wall Street?
By Jimmy Tobias. This article was first published in The Nation. From Seattle to Santa Fe, cities are at the center of a movement to create publicly owned banks. Demonstrators protest against the Wall Street bailout outside Chase in Times Square. (A...

Jimmy Tobias

MST Leader Joao Pedro Stedile: ‘We need direct elections now and an emergency plan for the people’
By Joana Tavares. this article was first published on The Dawn News.
After Temer falls, we need to stay on the streets, Stedile says. Photo credit: Santiago Macambira / Mídia Ninja Joao Pedro Stedile, leader of the Landless Rural Workers’ ...

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On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that she grew up poor, believing in the Democratic Party and the Clintons but she came to understand the failure of the Party to serve the needs of the African-American community and poor white workers
 

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Freddie Gray and the Baltimore Uprising
Eddie Conway says that if the riots of 1968 were a 10, the 2015 Baltimore Uprising was a 1.
DATE: 2017-04-28

 
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

 
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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?
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DATE: 2015-05-04

 
  

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