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Fury in the Streets of Baltimore
Protestors threw rocks and burned cars after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man who was killed by police earlier this month.
DATE: 2015-04-28 | LENGTH: 01:51

 
At Freddie Gray's Funeral, A Call for Real Change
Mourners say the city leaders must finally pay attention to the consequences of police brutality in Baltimore
DATE: 2015-04-28 | LENGTH: 02:27

 
Freddie Gray Laid to Rest, Baltimore Youth Rise Up
TRNN's Eddie Conway reports on Freddie Gray's funeral and explains the context for the outburst of anger and frustration by youth in Baltimore
DATE: 2015-04-27 | LENGTH: 05:50

 
Why Saudis Derailed Imminent Yemen Deal With Airstrikes
Wall Street Journal UN Correspondent Joe Laurie discusses how a former UN Envoy came forward about the details of the power sharing deal in Yemen and why Saudi Arabia would want to prevent that deal from becoming a reality.
DATE: 2015-04-28 | LENGTH: 13:02

 
Not Fit to Rule
Paul Jay says the elites are incapable of making cities safe, dealing with chronic poverty and unemployment, and facing up to economic stagnation and climate change - their only answer is war
DATE: 2015-04-27 | LENGTH: 04:22

 
Freddie Gray and the Legacy of Slavery in Baltimore Policing
Historian Gerald Horne says the police culture that allows violence with impunity grew out of the slave patrols, which like today, used force to defend the economic order.
DATE: 2015-04-26 | LENGTH: 14:56

 
   


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Hundreds Protest in Baltimore, No Police Yet Charged in Freddie Gray's Death
TRNN reports from protests against police brutality and impunity in the death of 25-year old African American Freddie Gray
DATE: 2015-04-26 | LENGTH: 03:48

 
In Freddie Gray's Neighborhood, Residents Say Police Harassment is Constant
Lifelong residents say they can't even stand outside on a summer day
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 03:24

 
Police Violence Not Merely the Product of Police with Racist Attitudes
Paul Jay says police are enforcing laws, often with deadly force, to make people obey legislation that at its heart protects people that own property; the more you own, the more you are served and protected
DATE: 2015-04-25 | LENGTH: 03:49

 
Michelle Alexander: Baltimore Must Organize to Stop Police Brutality
Renowned author of 'The New Jim Crow' says the death of Freddie Gray points to the need for concerted community action to halt excessive force targeted at African Americans
DATE: 2015-04-22 | LENGTH: 02:33

 
In Their Own Voices: Protestors Speak Out as Feds Start Probe of Freddie Gray's Death
The community is outraged over yet another police custody death in Baltimore.
DATE: 2015-04-22 | LENGTH: 03:06

 
Town Hall Recap: Should the Community Control the Police?
In the wake of Freddie Gray's death, TRNN replays a community Town Hall hosted by Marc Steiner, where Baltimore residents, lawyers, police and activists gathered to discuss what to do about police brutality in their city
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 18:54

 
  


COLUMNS

Michael Meeropol on Mankiw’s Mendacity about Adam Smith
By William K. Black, Quito: April 26, 2015 One of our many distinguished readers of New Economic Perspectives is the economist Michael Meeropol.  Mike contacted me after reading my columns about Mankiw pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) to alert me ...

William Black

Iran's Nuclear Deal: Escape from Crisis
By Araz Bağban. This article was first published on Socialist Project. Iran reached a preliminary agreement with the P5+1 or E3+3 (five permanent members of the UN Security Council, namely China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, and the United St...

Araz Bağban

Mankiw Mendacity and Morality and his League of Failed Economists
By William K. Black, Quito: April 24, 2015 I met N. Gregory Mankiw for the first and only time in 1993 when he was a discussant for George Akerlof and Paul Romer’s paper on “Looting: The Economic Underworld of Bankruptcy ...

William Black

Houthi arms bonanza came from Saleh, not Iran
By Gareth Porter. This article was first published on Middle East Eye. Claims Iran is supplying the Houthis with weapons ignore the fact the group was already flush with American arms from ex-president Saleh As the Saudi bombing campaign ...

Gareth Porter

Newly Leaked TTIP Draft Reveals Far-Reaching Assault on US/EU Democracy – Sarah Lazare
By Sarah Lazare. This article was first published on Common Dreams. Mammoth deal an even greater boon to corporate power than previously known, warn analysts Protesters against the TTIP march in London on December 7, 2014. (Photo: Global Justice Now/flickr/cc) A ...

Sarah Lazare

The West Snubs Russia over V-E Day
By Ray McGovern. This article was first published on Consortium News. Last year’s U.S.-backed coup in Ukraine – followed by violence and tensions – has soured plans for the May 9 commemoration in Moscow of World War II’s V-E ...

Ray McGovern


REALITY ASSERTS ITSELF


Reality Asserts Itself - John Kiriakou

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
 

The Pain Doesn't Go Away

Rachel Corrie's Parents on Reality Asserts Itself
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Kamau Franklin

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Franklin says that after growing up in the projects of Brooklyn, reading the autobiography of Malcolm X changed his life
 
   

THE REAL BALTIMORE

Fury in the Streets of Baltimore
Protestors threw rocks and burned cars after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African American man who was killed by police earlier this month.
DATE: 2015-04-28 | LENGTH: 01:51

 
At Freddie Gray's Funeral, A Call for Real Change
Mourners say the city leaders must finally pay attention to the consequences of police brutality in Baltimore
DATE: 2015-04-28 | LENGTH: 02:27

 
Freddie Gray Laid to Rest, Baltimore Youth Rise Up
TRNN's Eddie Conway reports on Freddie Gray's funeral and explains the context for the outburst of anger and frustration by youth in Baltimore
DATE: 2015-04-27 | LENGTH: 05:50

 
Freddie Gray and the Legacy of Slavery in Baltimore Policing
Historian Gerald Horne says the police culture that allows violence with impunity grew out of the slave patrols, which like today, used force to defend the economic order.
DATE: 2015-04-26 | LENGTH: 14:56

 
Hundreds Protest in Baltimore, No Police Yet Charged in Freddie Gray's Death
TRNN reports from protests against police brutality and impunity in the death of 25-year old African American Freddie Gray
DATE: 2015-04-26 | LENGTH: 03:48

 
In Freddie Gray's Neighborhood, Residents Say Police Harassment is Constant
Lifelong residents say they can't even stand outside on a summer day
DATE: 2015-04-24 | LENGTH: 03:24

 
   


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