Russian President Vladimir Putin has been encouraging athletes to follow the steps to demonstrate that they are clean and worthy of competing as "neutrals" in the Winter Olympics, says author and scholar Jules Boykoff
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"The fact that they are making this commitment, to not be financing upstream oil and gas after 2019 is a pretty strong vote of non-confidence in the future of the oil and gas industry," says Alex Speers-Roesch of Greenpeace Canada
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Ecuador's Vice-President Jorge Glas has been sentenced to six years prison for taking $13 million in bribes from the construction company Odebrecht. However, the case is being complicated by a split within the ruling party and between President Moreno and ex-President Correa
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Historian Peter Kuznick says that while Truman supported the New Deal, he paved the way for its undoing by fueling the anti-communist, anti-socialist fervor which played into the hands of the right; with host Paul Jay
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Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared victory in Syria and says he's withdrawing troops, but the proxy fight there remains and could ramp up in neighboring Lebanon, says Syria expert and scholar Joshua Landis
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"Palestinians will continue to protest as long as they're not liberated," says writer Mariam Barghouti, "the question is, when will the rest of the world finally begin listening?"
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Most social programs that address the poverty problem give out resources after someone has already experienced poverty, but "what we need is a structural apparatus in this society where people don't get exposed to poverty in the first place," says Dr. Sandy Darity DATE: 2017-12-14 | LENGTH: 04:35
The $1.5 trillion growth dividends that Republicans project on their tax bill remained the same at 20% and at 21% , this shows that they are picking the figure out of the air, and it is "pretty far-fetched," says economist Dean Baker DATE: 2017-12-13 | LENGTH: 06:57
The partisan clash over Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe of the Trump campaign and Russia was on full display at a Congressional appearance by Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein. Marcy Wheeler and Aaron Mate discuss. DATE: 2017-12-13 | LENGTH: 19:22
The center-left opposition says Honduras' recount of the presidential election was just as flawed as the initial count, as protests against the government continue. Heather Gies reports from Honduras DATE: 2017-12-13 | LENGTH: 07:16
As Alabama votes in the special Senate election, historian Gerald Horne and TRNN senior editor Paul Jay discuss why an alleged sexual predator and slavery apologist is even in the running. DATE: 2017-12-12 | LENGTH: 31:00
Many cities are not resilient to disasters, and with human-caused climate change creating more extreme weather, those infrastructures will be threatened even more, says Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness DATE: 2017-12-13 | LENGTH: 09:42
Baltimore Beat editor-in-chief Lisa Snowden-McCray interviews Real News senior editor Paul Jay to discuss Baltimore's new alternative paper and its relationship with The Real News Network DATE: 2017-12-13 | LENGTH: 08:52
Two trials in Pennsylvania--one state, one federal--are challenging how state Republicans have drawn up the electoral map, and the outcomes have major national implications DATE: 2017-12-12 | LENGTH: 08:42
Dimitri Lascaris in Greece, speaks with Giogros Gogos, general Secretary of the Dockworkers Union at the Port of Piraeus. The Troika forced the privatization of 67% of Port of Piraeus, this means that the most secure and lucrative asset in Greece, that could have generated money to pay the debt, is now the hands of Chinese shipping company Cosco DATE: 2017-12-12 | LENGTH: 28:30
The opposition's decision to boycott the Dec. 10 municipal elections guaranteed that governing party candidates would sweep the vote. Lucas Koerner, of Venezuelanalysis.com, explains that the boycott had nothing to do with the electoral system, but rather with the dysfunctional dynamics within the opposition DATE: 2017-12-11 | LENGTH: 11:51
A documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack; the multi-million dollar campaign allowed a climate change denier to be elected president (a new version with updated content and music)
Nelofer Pazira returns to Afghanistan in 2002 seeking her childhood friend Dyana who she thought had died living under Taliban rule. Through her search Nelofer unravels her past and the history of her country; Ottawa Citizen said the film was "as suspenseful as any drama. But it is also a shocking portrait of a nation still reeling from years of war, resistance and oppression."
TRNN Documentary: Steve Bannon was fired from the White House on Friday, August 18th, 2017, but most of the media is missing the story of Robert Mercer, the billionaire that brought Bannon to the White House, who has now reappointed him as chairman of Breitbart News
It's 'incredible' that the New York Times gave former Blackwater CEO Erik Prince editorial space to suggest letting private mercenaries lead the war in Afghanistan, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson Watch full story
By Sabrina Shankman / Inside Climate News.
Climate scientists say the magnitude and rate of sea ice loss this century is unprecedented in 1,500 years and issue a warning on the impacts of a changing cli...
By James M. Dorsey / YourNewsWire.com
Talks aimed at transferring US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia serve as an indicator of where the Saudi-Iranian rivalry is heading as well as the strength of the informal ...
By Richard Fidler / Socialist Project.
There were two main tasks on the agenda at the congress of the left party Québec solidaire (QS), meeting in Longueuil December 1-3. One was the adoption of the party's platform for the ...
Timothy A. Wise. / Common Dreams.
Around the world, chronically low crop prices are keeping farmers from making a living despite record harvests.
Crops are in across the U.S. farm belt, with record harvests filling farmers’ silos with grain ...
By Norman Solomon
With the Democratic Party’s “Unity Reform Commission” now history, major political forces are entering a new stage of contention over the future of the party. Seven months after the commission’s first meeting -- and nine months after ...
By David William Pear, December 11, 2017
Like Pavlov's dog, the mainstream media slobbers platitudes every time North Korea launches another test missile. Listening to the blather one would think that once Kim Jong-un has a missile capable of reaching ...
7 December 2017
The Just Net Coalition 1 (JNC) was formed at a civil society meeting in New Delhi in February 2014. It comprises several dozen organisations and individuals from different regions globally concerned with internet governance, human rights and ...
By Glenn Greenwald / The Intercept. Over What Happened
Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with ...
By Quinton Ascah / Socialist Project.
The 2018 Ontario provincial election will be fought over many issues. Liberal Kathleen Wynne’s unpopularity as Premier, Progressive Conservative Party Leader Patrick Brown’s flip-flopping on major issues, the election of Donald ...
On Reality Asserts Itself, Thomas Frank author of "What's the Matter with Kansas" and "Listen LIberal", tells host Paul Jay that the Democratic Party serves the professional class and the top 10% and no longer cares about the poor or working class
From Afghanistan to Iraq, the Trump administration, leading Democrats and much of the foreign policy and military establishment believe the U.S. should be more aggressive towards Iran. That's a very dangerous situation that can lead to war, noted Iran expert Trita Parsi tells Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself
On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay talks to the president of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association, Troy LaRaviere about his new report that found systemic racial discrimination in the way Chicago Public Schools receive special education funding
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