On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that she grew up poor, believing in the Democratic Party and the Clintons but she came to understand the failure of the Party to serve the needs of the African-American community and poor white workers DATE: 2017-01-17
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Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has also provided major support to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for years, but that relationship might collapse in the coming days, says Shir Hever DATE: 2017-01-15
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Transnational corporations in pursuit of minerals, oil, and land have sown the seeds of corruption and conflict across the African continent, says environmental activist Nnimmo Bassey DATE: 2017-01-17
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Executive Producer Eddie Conway looks at the human toll of incarceration in the United States with regard to the imprisonment of children, many of whom have spent 30 to 40 years in prison. DATE: 2017-01-17
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When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump's campaign from demise DATE: 2017-01-12
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Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. made the comment that the U.S. government
[was/is] "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today". This was in
context to a speech delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New
York City - exactly one year before his untimely death. DATE: 2013-04-05
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Paul Jay makes a major new show announcement: Nina Turner, former state of Ohio Senator and Bernie Sanders surrogate will be hosting a new show coming soon on The Real News in 2017 DATE: 2016-12-29
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We believe this proposal from The Real News Network to create a Global Climate Change Bureau deserves your attention. It is a critical link in the effort to fight for effective action to reduce and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and transition to an equitable, sustainable green economy. DATE: 2016-12-14
Narrated by esteemed actor Emma Thompson, the documentary "The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science" reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their vast wealth to ensure the American political system takes no action on climate change DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 29:53
Corporation for Enterprise Development's Dedrick Asante-Muhammad explains the whitewashing of Martin Luther King's legacy, transforming him from a leader for racial and economic justice who died in struggle to a post-racial patriot who died in victory DATE: 2016-01-18 | LENGTH: 11:50
The Affordable Care Act has become the symbol of a health care status quo that long pre-dated it, but the Democrats refusal to acknowledge the ACA's shortcomings and advocate for a truly universal system cost them many voters, says Dr. Steffi Woolhandler DATE: 2017-01-15 | LENGTH: 18:03
Even with the recent tremendous drop in the stock market, the actual net rise for the pharmaceutical sector is two and a half times positive since the election, says economist Bill Black DATE: 2017-01-15 | LENGTH: 12:54
The Former ExxonMobil CEO has failed to demonstrate he would recuse himself from decisions that would affect his former employer, and he also does not grasp the urgency of climate change, says Jamie Henn and Antonia Juhasz DATE: 2017-01-12 | LENGTH: 21:35
Among items transfered to local law enforcement agencies have been assault rifles and grenade launchers, even Blackhawk helicopters and .50 caliber machine guns; In fiscal year 2011 alone, the Pentagon transferred almost $500 million worth of materials to domestic law enforcement - near double the previous year's total DATE: 2013-05-23 | LENGTH: 09:54
Former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson was grilled during his confirmation hearing when it came to Putin, but was not asked to reflect the same way on U.S. foreign policy or whether Bush or Obama are war criminals, says CODEPINK co-founder Medea Benjamin DATE: 2017-01-11 | LENGTH: 19:08
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On Reality Asserts Itself, Miko Peled tells Paul Jay that he's come to understand that the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands began in 1948 and he broke with the liberal zionist belief in the "secularization of the bible" and the mission of a Jewish state; he says BDS is an effective strategy that should be supported
In the first of many discussions on the implications of a Trump presidency, we analyze how the city should respond to what many believe will be a Justice Department openly hostile to police reform under proposed Attorney General Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions DATE: 2016-12-30
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