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Dependency on War Lords Led to U.S. Attack on MSF Afghan Hospital
Sonali Kolhatkar tells Paul Jay that the American perpetual war strategy has created a criminal narco-state and generated support for the hated Taliban
DATE: 2015-10-06 | LENGTH: 20:07

The Revolutionary Age
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Sabah Alnasseri dissect the genesis of political revolutions in the Middle East, and discuss the role of religion and the reasons for the increased prevalence of fundamentalism.
DATE: 2015-10-06 | LENGTH: 26:20

What Washington Isn't Saying About the TPP 'Victory'
Manuel Perez-Rocha, policy analyst at Institute for Policy Studies, says that the stated purpose of the agreement - to eliminate tariffs - has distracted people from its more subtle goal of protecting corporate profits
DATE: | LENGTH: 03:38

GMO Anti-Labeling Law Heads to Senate After House Approval
Tuft University's Tim Wise says in the face of uncertain science what's needed is more science not deregulation
DATE: 2015-10-5 | LENGTH: 10:00

Inter-Imperial Feuds and the Lost Revolution in Syria (2/2)
Joseph Daher and Jennifer Loewenstein debate what are the real goals of the U.S. in Syria
DATE: 2015-10-5 | LENGTH: 26:04

LAPD Infiltrators and Agents Provocateurs Targeted Leftists and Panthers - David Cay Johnston on Reality Asserts Itself (2/4)
TRNN Replay: On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Johnston says the LA Times shut down a major investigation into the widespread use of agents to undermine peaceful and legal opposition groups from the '60s to '80s
DATE: | LENGTH: 23:22

The Syrian Civil War and Big Power Rivalry
TRNN Replay: Sami Ramadani: The US and allied regional powers pushed early militarization of struggle as outside powers try to control outcome of Syrian revolution
DATE: | LENGTH: 15:34

Reports Expose Zionists Stifling Dissent on US Campuses
Judith Butler and Dima Khalidi speak with TRNN's Sharmini Peries, about two reports released this week, on how Israel's defenders use false charges of anti-semitisim, law suits, and official denunciations to limit debate on US Campuses
DATE: 2015-10-4 | LENGTH: 26:25

Evolution of A Black Panther (2/2)
Kathleen Cleaver discusses moving to Oakland to join the Black Panther Party (BPP), assisting with the "Free Huey" Campaign, and becoming the BPP's Communications Secretary.
DATE: 2015-10-4 | LENGTH: 12:23




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The Global African: Alicia Garza on BLM & Oprah's Diamond Controversy
We talk to Alicia Garza in depth on the subject of Black Lives Matter and Patrick Connors about Lev Leviev's diamonds and his connection to settlements in the West Bank.
DATE: 2015-10-4 | LENGTH: 27:18

Taking from the Many to Give to the Few - David Cay Johnston on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Johnston, a renowned investigative journalist, says he used to believe if you worked hard you would prosper, but now, there is a completely different environment
DATE: | LENGTH: 14:13

The Real House of Saud - Saudi Arabia's Oil-For-Tyranny
The Empire Files takes us inside the brutal reality of this police-state monarchy, tells the untold people's history of resistance to it, and exposes the true nature of the U.S.-Saudi love affair. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-10-3 | LENGTH: 27:12

Is There a Path Forward for Baltimore After Freddie Gray?
Scholars and activists debate the future of a city still dominated by aggressive policing strategies and tax breaks for downtown developers
DATE: 2015-10-3 | LENGTH: 16:13

Why Drug Prices Are Out of Control, And What We Can Do About It
Jamie Love of Knowledge Ecology International told the Real News that our system does little to curb outrageous drug prices, and it's not because there aren't good alternatives
DATE: 2015-10-02 | LENGTH: 04:51

38% of American Workforce Still Jobless
UMass Amherst's Richard Wolff discusses why labor force participation is the lowest since 1977 and what's really needed to stimulate the economy
DATE: 2015-10-2 | LENGTH: 06:42


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Is Bernie Sanders a socialist?
By Tom Hall and Barry Grey. This article was first published on World Socialist Web Site. The growth of support for the campaign of the “socialist” Bernie Sanders is an indication of the ...

Tom Hall and Barry Grey

The Record U.S. Military Budget
By Nicolas Davies, This article was first published on War Is A Crime. To listen to the Republican candidates' debate last week, one would think that President Obama had slashed the U.S. military budget and left our ...

Nicolas Davies

Three Cheers for Gridlock
By David Swanson. This article was first published on That little smoke-filled room where our despair and paranoia incline us to imagine a small number of evil people run the world clearly forgot to keep ...

David Swanson

The Leap Manifesto isn't radical. It's a way out of Canada's head-in-the-sand politics
By Marthin Lukacs. This article was first published on The Guardian. A powerful movement in Canada, animated by a compelling and positive vision for the climate and economy, can force the hand of whichever government comes to ...

Martin Lukacs

Obama Re-Defines Democracy: A Country that Supports U.S. Policy
By Michael Hudson In his Orwellian September 28, 2015 speech to the United Nations, President Obama said that if democracy had existed in Syria, therenever would have been a revolt against Assad. By that, he meant ISIL. Wherethere ...

Michael Hudson

Bernie Sanders Gets a Foreign Policy
By David Swanson. This article was first published on After 25,000 people asked, Senator Bernie Sanders added a few words to his presidential campaign website about the 96% of humanity he'd been ignoring. He did not, as his spoken comments he...

David Swanson









Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the Pope's rhetoric on climate change and capitalism is a positive force or a dangerous illusion

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


Is There a Path Forward for Baltimore After Freddie Gray?
Scholars and activists debate the future of a city still dominated by aggressive policing strategies and tax breaks for downtown developers
DATE: 2015-10-3

First Defendent in Freddie Gray Trial May Prove Key in Prosecution's Case
TRNN gets reactions to the judge's decision to postpone the trials for the six officers charged with killing Freddie Gray. A technical issue in an earlier version of this video has been fixed
DATE: 2015-09-29

Sex for Repairs Scheme Alleged in Gilmor Homes
Federal lawsuit alleges residents of city housing project where Freddie Gray grew-up were asked to have sex in exchange for maintenance work
DATE: 2015-09-29

Prosecutors Drop False Imprisonment Charges Against Baltimore Pastor
ACLU says remaining charges of inciting a riot are overreaching and could discourage civil disobedience
DATE: 2015-09-25

What the Firing of Pocomoke's First Black Police Chief Says About Race in the US
TRNN's Taya Graham and Stephen Janis say city officials' reactions to the black community's calls for accountability reveal the depth of racial divisions in this small eastern shore town.
DATE: 2015-09-23

Pocomoke City Officials Get Testy as Black Residents Demand Accountability
Firing of first black police chief continues to divide community even as new top cop says he won't live in the city
DATE: 2015-09-17



Rachel Maddow - Kevin McCarthy, speaker apparent, exposes GOP Benghazi committee ploy
2015-10-06 10:16:12

War Crime in Afghanistan?: Outrage After U.S. Airstrike on Hospital Kills 22 Patients & Staff
2015-10-05 13:05:10

Mission Accomplished Redux: 1 Year After "End" to War in Afghanistan, Aid Workers Reveal Real Story
2015-10-05 13:01:01

Hurricane Joaquin Aftermath: Flooding in Charleston, SC
2015-10-05 12:56:46

Sign of Things to Come: Tornado violently tears up houses, cranes and trees in China
2015-10-05 12:07:18

This Changes Everything: Naomi Klein & Avi Lewis Film Re-imagines Vast Challenge of Climate Change
2015-10-03 12:14:02


The Daily Show Jessica Williams: America's 5 Stages of Mass Shooting Grief
2015-10-06 10:09:34

John Oliver: Prisons, Guns & Mental Health
2015-10-05 13:17:55

Real Time with Bill Maher: Neil deGrasse Tyson & Richard Dawkins on Climate Change and the Survival of the Human Species
2015-10-03 13:26:51

John Oliver Couldn't Care Less About Donald Trump
2015-10-03 11:06:27

The Daily Show - Are All Cops Racist?
2015-10-02 12:37:50

America's Fraught Relationship with Planned Parenthood
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