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    The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century
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    The Battle for Justice in Ferguson Runs through the Soul of the Democratic Party
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor speaks with Ferguson residents, activists and politicians about the future of the movement sparked by the killing of Michael Brown

    Forthcoming IPCC Report Calls for Control of Fossil Fuel Consumption
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    Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle to Decriminalize Black Life
    Professor john a. powell says we can't understand class issues and the experience of poverty without race, and that the underrepresentation of black people in the U.S. remains a significant problem

    Why America Failed to Anticipate the Rise of the Islamic State
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn discusses how the U.S. narrowly defined the jihadist threat as al-Qaeda affiliates, thereby failing to taking the Islamic State seriously

    How Ferguson Residents Are Coping with Michael Brown's Killing
    Local residents talk to TRNN's Jihan Hafiz about their experiences with local law enforcement

    Israel and Gaza Extend Ceasefire amid Last-Minute Attacks
    Max Blumenthal assesses the circumstances surrounding the cease-fire from Ramallah

    The Islamic State, Assad, and the Contradictions Faced by the US in Syria
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn says the U.S. will need to work with Syria and Iran to defeat ISIS, thereby reversing its policy towards Assad

    Michael Brown's Funeral Buried in Media Circus
    TRNN's Megan Sherman reports on Mike Brown's funeral and ensuing media frenzy

    Ferguson Resident: "You Can't Talk about Race and Class and Privilege in a Soundbite"
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor interviews two local Ferguson residents who say the mainstream media has failed them

    Fed Chair Signals Possible Policy Shift on Unemployment
    PERI Co-Director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed chair Janet Yellen's recent comments on bringing unemployment down could be positive but Fed policy still remains toothless in helping out working Americans

    Special Report: Ferguson Police Profiling of Blacks a Major Funding Source for City Budget
    The city of Ferguson's second-highest source of revenue is court fees and traffic tickets handed out by a majority white police force that disproportionately targets the black community

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    "I Can't Breathe" - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (6/6)
    Mr. Horne says these words are this enormous metaphor for the black condition in North America stretching back centuries, the suffocation, the cry of despair, the cry of horror
     
    Abolition of Slavery was Not a Fight Against Racism - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (5/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Civil War liberated enslaved Africans, but then led directly into the construction of the Jim Crow apartheid regime
     
    White Unity and American Propaganda History - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (4/6)
    Mr. Horne says American slave owning settlers needed to create a bond between all white immigrants to create a force to suppress slave rebellions
     
    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution
     
    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history
     
    The Price of NAACP Compromise Was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
    Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the effects of which are still felt today
     

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