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Labor, Bernie Sanders, and Direct Action: Larry Hanley and Morrigan Phillips
This week on The Laura Flanders Show, Larry Hanley of ATU on Bernie Sanders and labor, and Morrigan Phillips on science fiction's place in direct action.
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 25:44

 
Is Obama Greenwashing His Climate Record in Alaska?
Investigative journalist Steve Horn says the National Petroleum Council has institutionalized pro-gas and pro-oil policy regardless of which political party is in power
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 09:48

 
Key Pocomoke Councilwoman Says City Doesn't Speak for Her in Secret Meeting Controversy
In a letter to the compliance board, the sole black member of the council says her views were misrepresented in the city's response to an open meetings act complaint
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 03:34

 
Days of Revolt: The Revolutionary, Caged
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges continues his conversation with two black revolutionaries and former political prisoners, Eddie Conway and Ojore Lutalo, to discuss their resistance within the prison system
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 25:04

 
A Broken System Breaks Families
Bobbi Smallwood, whose son was arrested during the Baltimore uprising, talks about how the judicial system is literally killing her
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 02:40

 
Cheney Blasts Iran Deal, Forgets That as VP Iran Got Closer to Getting Nukes
Under former vice president Dick Cheney's watch, Iran's centrifuges multiplied while the current nuclear deal will cut Iran's enriched uranium by 97 percent, says former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 09:17

 
DC Mayor's New Plan to Stem City Violence: More Policing
Glen Ford of BlackAgendaReport.com discusses the plan of DC's Mayor Bowser to address increased levels of city homicides
DATE: 2015-09-01 | LENGTH: 05:51

 
As Legal Proceedings Commence in Freddie Gray Case, Feds Probe Past Police Killings
Top civil rights attorney Dwight A. Pettit says he has turned over records from past wrongful death suits involving police to the Justice Department's civil rights division
DATE: 2015-08-30 | LENGTH: 04:28

 
Extraordinary Brutality Inflicted on Civilians in Yemen
As Saudi ground troops enter Northern Yemen with US backing, Amnesty International charges Saudis with alleged war crimes
DATE: 2015-08-29 | LENGTH: 06:35

 
   


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India's Economy Can Grow Without Increasing Carbon Emissions
Shouvik Chakraborty discusses how India can maintain healthy economic growth while reducing unemployment more jobs, improving public health, and lowering CO2 emissions
DATE: 2015-08-31 | LENGTH: 09:10

 
The Media Assassin and Shooting the Enemy
Hip-hop activist and "Media Assassin" Harry Allen discusses his career working with legendary rap group Public Enemy and his new lecture series about his photography titled, Shooting the Enemy.
DATE: 2015-08-31 | LENGTH: 16:09

 
Racing to a Dead End - Heiner Flassbeck on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, says current economic policy is heading back to the 1930s, a race to the bottom, they have no solution at all, we will end up again in trade wars or other wars
DATE: 2014-07-29 | LENGTH: 19:17

 
Pocomoke to Attorney General: Reason for Secret Meeting is Secret
The city says it cannot disclose why the council met without public notice to fire its first black chief
DATE: 2015-08-29 | LENGTH: 07:40

 
Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Escalating
As the UN announces that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year exceeds 300,000, Vijay Prashad says the superpowers must move towards a ceasefire in Syria as soon as possible to stem the tide
DATE: 2015-08-29 | LENGTH: 10:43

 
As Trial Approaches, What Has Changed Since Freddie Gray's Killing?
TRNN visits Penn & North, a short distance from where Freddie Gray lived and died and this is what we witnessed
DATE: 2015-08-28 | LENGTH: 05:26

 
  


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12 Questions for General Petraeus on His Support for Al Qaeda
By David Swanson. This article was first published on davidswanson.org. Now that General David Petraeus wants to arm and train al Qaeda killers, a number of questions arise that might be raised with the great leader: 1. Should people who said th...

David Swanson

Hedge Funds Attack Baltimore
BILLIONAIRE FINANCIERS WANT HUGE PROFITS FROM TAX LIENS ON BALTIMORE’S POOREST ...

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Vijay Prashad: Why the Iran nuclear deal is essential
By Vijay Prashad. This article was first published on Gazette Net. NORTHAMPTON — Why anyone would oppose the Iran deal bewilders the imagination. Short of this deal lies a war with Iran. If the West wants a war ...

Vijay Prashad

Viva Trump?
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. Were it not for the Donald, the electoral season so far would have been the bore that many of us were expecting and dreading. Trump turned it into a guilty pleasure, ...

Andrew Levine

Trump's Medicine Show - An email to Autoworkers
By Frank Hammer. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Medicine shows were traveling truck, horse, and wagon teams which peddled "miracle cure" medications and other products between various entertainment acts. They developed from European mountebank shows and were common in ...

Frank Hammer

Greece: "Popular Unity" is born!
By Stathis Kouvelakis, Athens. This article was first published on Verso Books.



Early this morning, 25 Syriza MPs left the parliamentary group of the party to create a new group under the name of “Popular ...

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REALITY ASSERTS ITSELF


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
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

On Reality Asserts Itself, Chris Hedges discusses his new book with Paul Jay; in part one they focus on the revolutionary significance of the life of Tom Paine, a man who understood the moral imperative of revolt and was willing to pay the price
 
   

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DC Mayor's New Plan to Stem City Violence: More Policing
Glen Ford of BlackAgendaReport.com discusses the plan of DC's Mayor Bowser to address increased levels of city homicides
DATE: 2015-09-01

 
As Legal Proceedings Commence in Freddie Gray Case, Feds Probe Past Police Killings
Top civil rights attorney Dwight A. Pettit says he has turned over records from past wrongful death suits involving police to the Justice Department's civil rights division
DATE: 2015-08-30

 
As Trial Approaches, What Has Changed Since Freddie Gray's Killing?
TRNN visits Penn & North, a short distance from where Freddie Gray lived and died and this is what we witnessed
DATE: 2015-08-28

 
Bullock Trial Begins Friday
18-year-old Allen Bullock broke a police car window during the Baltimore uprisings. Having turned himself in, he faces life in prison and a bail that is higher than those set for the six police officers charged in the killing of Freddie Gray
DATE: 2015-08-27

 
ACLU: Illegal Pocomoke Meeting Should Void Chief's Firing
After a Real News investigation found the Pocomoke City council met in secret to fire the town's first black police chief, the ACLU has filed a complaint with the Maryland Attorney General's office
DATE: 2015-08-21

 
Baltimore's Mass Transit Suffers as Leaders Bicker
A contentious meeting between city leaders and governor's staff reveal lack of vision for Baltimore's problem plagued mass transit
DATE: 2015-08-13

 
   


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