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Wilkerson: The Hypocrisy of U.S. Syria Policy (1/2)
As Putin visits Iran, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the U.S./Saudi alliance in Syria and a relationship shrouded in secrecy
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 08:06

"Being a Founding White Father Ain't What It Used To Be:" Student Protests on College Campuses
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report, says that student protests around the world against racist legacies of former leaders and a lack of diversity at their universities speaks to a resurgence of old political struggles
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 08:12

Days of Revolt: Militarizing Education
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges discusses the militarization of institutions for higher education with journalist Alexa O'Brien, in order to uncover the trail of money and influence that leads from the national security state to college programs.
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 26:22

Historic Win for the Right in Argentina's National Election
Maria Esperanza Casullo says, although Mauricio Macri carefully distanced himself from neoliberal economic policies, he won votes from both the richest and poorest Argentinians
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 09:02

How I Joined the CIA - John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (2/10)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Kiriakou tells Paul Jay about being recruited to join the CIA in university
DATE: 2015-04-17 | LENGTH: 22:01

Sanders Defines his Social Democracy
Doug Henwood and Paul Jay discuss the speech by Bernie Sanders explaining his vision of what social democracy means in the U.S. today
DATE: 2015-11-21 | LENGTH: 25:13

MD Among Lowest Number of Hate Crimes in the Nation
Latest FBI report shows state relatively hate crime free, but some question stats
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 04:36

Report: The Population of Women in Prison Has Tripled Since the '90s
A recently published report by the Prison Policy Initiative brings to light staggering statistics about incarcerated women.
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 13:28

Native American Genocide & Survival with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
To hear about the true story of native peoples' plight - from genocide to reeducation - Abby Martin interviews Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, renowned indigenous scholar and activist, about her most recent book "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States." Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-11-21 | LENGTH: 25:15

History Will Judge America on Syrian Refugee Crisis As "Shameful"
Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says lawmakers anti-refugee stance is more about politics than technicalities, as many refugees have been screened for more than two years
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 07:07

I Believed America Could Do No Wrong - John Kiriakou, Former CIA Official, on Reality Asserts Itself (1/10)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Kiriakou was the first U.S. government official to confirm that waterboarding was official policy. He spent 23 months in prison after being convicted of passing classified information to a reporter. He speaks to Paul Jay while still under house arrest
DATE: 2015-04-16 | LENGTH: 16:39

N Don't Stop - Brook Park + TBB on Rooftop Live
The South Bronx, New York is home to landfills, highways, and heavy industry that takes a toll on the health of local residents. We speak to students and teachers at Brook Park, a local community garden where residents get a hands-on opportunity to learn about healthy living and reconnecting with nature. Pioneer BBoy dancers, The Bronx Boys rock #RooftopLive.
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 09:28
















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The Black Panthers: A Revolution In Review
This week on Telesur's The Global African We sit down with acclaimed director Stanley Nelson to talk about his film, Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, and the relevance of the Black Panthers today.
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 26:28

What's Fueling Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria?
Baba Aye of Nigeria's United Action for Democracy argues that the West's obsession with military solutions will ensure the dominance of groups like ISIS
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 08:50

Is Obama Walking Into COP21 With An Empty Hand?
NYU's Christian Parenti says international agreements will remain largely symbolic if the Obama administration fails to aggressively push for green economic policies
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 09:18

Back to Square One, Obama Says Assad Must Go
After Vienna international talks created a political transition in Syria, Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says Obama's pre-condition that Assad must go is lock in step with Turkish and Saudi interests
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 07:50

Towson President Agrees to Students' Demands After Eight-Hour Occupation
Administration says diversity will be addressed but concerns remain over hostility and racial equity on campus
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 04:17

The Pentagon and Bernie Sanders Agree: Terrorism Linked to Climate Change
NYU's Christian Parenti explains how we can connect the dots between droughts, neoliberal policies and terrorism
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 09:53


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Alberta Climate Announcement Puts End to Infinite Growth of Oilsands
By James Wilt. This article was first published on Desmoblog. The days of infinite growth in Alberta’s oilsands are over with the Alberta government’s blockbuster climate change announcement on Sunday, which attracted broad support from industry and ...

James Wilt

The Realism of Audacity: Rethinking Revolutionary Strategy Today
By Panagiotis Sotiris. This article was first published on Socialist Project. In a certain way, I feel a certain unease since the entire Greek Left has some form of responsibility for the fact that Greece is not currently a la...

Panagiotis Sotiris

Snowden Reveals Obama Ordered NSA and CIA to Spy on Venezuela
By Charles Davis and Andrew Fishman. This article was first published on teleSUR The U.S. National Security Agency accessed the internal communications of Venezuela's state-owned oil company, Petroleos de Venezuela and acquired sensitive data it planned to ...

Charles Davis and Andrew Fishman

The West’s Asymmetric Terrorism
By David William Pear. November 17, 2015 The death of one man is a tragedy, the death of millions is a statistic.—Joseph Stalin The terrorist attacks in Paris were a tragedy, as were the attacks of September 11, 2001 on ...

David William Pear

Non-French War Deaths Matter
By David Swanson We are all France. Apparently. Though we are never all Lebanon or Syria or Iraq for some reason. Or a long, long list of additional places. We are led to believe that U.S. ...

David Swanson

Demystifying US and Israeli Power
By Susan Cain and Mark Mason Government is the entertainment division of the military-industrial complex. ~ Frank Zappa Introduction If paying attention to the mass media, one would think that politicians have power, that the President of the USA has power, ...

Susan Cain and Mark Mason


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



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MD Among Lowest Number of Hate Crimes in the Nation
Latest FBI report shows state relatively hate crime free, but some question stats
DATE: 2015-11-22

Towson President Agrees to Students' Demands After Eight-Hour Occupation
Administration says diversity will be addressed but concerns remain over hostility and racial equity on campus
DATE: 2015-11-20

"They Think They've Won"
TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Earl Richardson, Former President of Morgan State University and Kenneth Morgan, Assistant Professor at Coppin State University about the ongoing struggle to achieve equity for HBCUs.
DATE: 2015-11-20

Cancer-Causing Processed Meats Largely Affect Low Income Neighborhoods
According to a recent WHO study, processed meats cause cancer - but in many Baltimore neighborhoods, that's the only food that's available.
DATE: 2015-11-20

NAACP Plans March in Pocomoke
State and Worcester county branches aim for show of strength as city continues to fire black police officers
DATE: 2015-11-16

ACLU Releases Mobile Justice App
Representatives from ACLU of MD present Mobile Justice App in partnership with Coppin State University and community leaders.
DATE: 2015-11-15



Be Afraid: State Dept Issues WORLDWIDE Travel Alert for U.S. Citizens
2015-11-24 12:45:10

US Military Accused of Manipulating Intel on ISIS
2015-11-24 12:40:55

Turkey Shoots Down Russian Jet On Syrian Border; Emergency NATO Meeting Called
2015-11-24 12:25:46

Exclusive: Air Force Whistleblowers Risk Prosecution to Warn Drone War Kills Civilians, Fuels Terror
2015-11-23 13:22:15

From Console to Trigger: How Pentagon "Exploits" Video Game Culture to Wire Youth for War
2015-11-23 13:21:14

Financing Terror: What's keeping the Islamic state group financially afloat?
2015-11-23 13:09:57


John Oliver on One Thing U.S. Government Could Get Right
2015-11-24 13:20:24

Real Time with Bill Maher: End of Days Politics
2015-11-23 13:44:46

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: LGBT Discrimination
2015-11-21 15:16:47

The Daily Show - Tragedy in Paris: The Three Stages of Political Grief
2015-11-20 11:46:39

Start Getting Used To Saying President Trump?!
2015-11-19 15:33:12

Baby Hitler Is No Match For Jeb!
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