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Wilkerson: Trump Admin's Iran Talk Sounds Like Bush's Pre-Iraq War
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, warns the Trump administration's current rhetoric on Iran reminds him of the prelude to the Iraq war – and could be setting the stage for a U.S. regime change effort in Tehran.

DATE: 2017-04-25 | LENGTH: 17:17

 
London's March for Science Targets Brexit
Scientists and activists in London also organized a March for Science on Earth Day. One of the issues was how Brexit would impact Britain's commitment to counter climate change

DATE: 2017-04-25 | LENGTH: 02:09

 
Temporary Truce in a Democratic Party Civil War: The Sanders & Perez Unity Tour
Bernie Sanders says fight the billionaire class and DNC Chair Tom Perez refuses to say it; the TRNN panel asks if/when Bernie should leave the party

DATE: 2017-04-23 | LENGTH: 16:06

 
The System is Based on Profit
In part one of a two-part interview, artist and activist Paul Rucker discusses his work and how it relates to mass incarceration in the United States. Rucker also touches on the upcoming Millions for Prisoners Human Rights March and what it should address.

DATE: 2017-04-24 | LENGTH: 13:30

 
When Science Strikes Back: March for Science Draws Many Thousands Worldwide
Trump's hostile posturing against environmental protections and promised budget cuts on scientific government agencies stoked the ire of the nation's scientists and science supporters

DATE: 2017-04-23 | LENGTH: 07:47

 
Real News Roundtable: Maddow Response & Liberal Hawkishness on Russia, Iran
In part one of our roundtable, The Real News Network's Paul Jay, Kim Brown, and Aaron Mate discuss the response to Mate's critique of Rachel Maddow's Russia coverage.

DATE: 2017-04-23 | LENGTH: 12:23

 
  


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Steve Bannon on the Crisis of Capitalism and the Divine Right of Billionaires
Mathew Fox and Paul Jay discuss Bannon's alliance with the far-right Catholic Opus Dei, and his vision of the Judeo-Christian West
 
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Donald Trump: The Raw and Naked Face of a System That Showers Speculators with Obscene Riches
Paul Jay says the enablers of Trumpism are the leaders of both major parties and the corporate media
 
   


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Maryland Disproportionately Arrests Blacks for Marijuana but Rejects Diversity in Medical Licenses
The Maryland Black Caucus has called for special session to address the fact that not one predominantly owned African-American firm has received a license to grow medical marijuana in the state
DATE: 2017-04-23 | LENGTH: 29:58

 
France's Presidential Election Is Wide Open
If leftist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon wins, he does not have enough of a social movement behind him to fulfill his campaign promises says Jean Bricmont.
DATE: 2017-04-22 | LENGTH: 11:51

 
Earth Day Actions Take on Trump's War on Science
As President Trump rolls back environmental regulations, Scientists, Doctors and Environmentalists inaugurate first ever March for Science in huge global event. Janet Redman of Oil Change USA explains the damage the Trump administration is doing.
DATE: 2017-04-22 | LENGTH: 08:40

 
Massive Pro and Anti Government Protests in Venezuela
While international media focused almost exclusively on the opposition protests and clashes with the police, the pro-government protests were equally as large, says Lucas Koerner from Venezuelanalysis
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 15:13

 
20,000 Drug Cases Could be Dismissed Because of Chemist's Wrongdoing
A Massachusetts chemist who faked over 20,000 thousand drug analyses ruined countless lives says Carl Williams of the ACLU
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 12:57

 
The March for Science Seeks to Put Science on Government's Agenda
Given the Trump administration's attacks on science, the April 22 March for Science hopes give science the attention it deserves in government, says Trina Coleman of the National Society of Black Physicists
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 07:52

 
Ireland's New Rising: An Exclusive Report from The Laura Flanders Show
The question of Irish sovereignty still looms large. In this special report, Laura Flanders returns to Ireland, 30 years after first reporting on the so-called "Troubles".
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 25:07

 
Baltimore Moves Forward on Police Reform Despite Trump Pushback
The city announced openings for a civilian oversight board as the commissioner reaffirmed his pledge to reduce the department's plain clothes deployment by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 08:14

 
Nina Turner on Jeff Sessions' Reefer Madness
Nina Turner and Paul Jay discuss the renewed war on drugs, including marijuana, planned by Trump's Attorney General and Head of Homeland Security
DATE: 2017-04-20 | LENGTH: 11:07

 
Erdogan's Deviant Referendum Manipulations Likely to Undermine His Presidency
The irregularities in Turkey's constitutional reform referendum were numerous and well documented says Conn Hallinan of Foreign Policy in Focus
DATE: 2017-04-20 | LENGTH: 15:03

 
Trump's "Hire American, Buy American" Is More Show than Action
CEPR co-director Dean Baker says Trump's executive order "Hire American, Buy American," to change the H-1B work visa, does nothing, but the program should be changed to attract higher skilled workers.
DATE: 2017-04-20 | LENGTH: 10:35

 
Profits Can be Made from Catastrophes With Disaster Capitalism
Antony Loewenstein, author of Disaster Capitalism: Making a Killing Out of Catastrophe, says companies that make profits from disasters around the world also have a vested interest in maintaining these disasters
DATE: 2017-04-20 | LENGTH: 11:09

 
Lead Poisoning: Baltimore's Forgotten Public Health Crisis (2/2)
In part two, our expert panel discusses how to solve Baltimore's lead poisoning epidemic
DATE: 2017-04-20 | LENGTH: 20:35

 
  

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Democrat Disunity: Hypocritical Media Attacks on Sanders
By Yves Smith. This article was first published on Naked Capitalism.
On every conceivable front, the Democrats double downing down on the strategy that led them to hemorrhage losses in representation, meaning power, at every level ...

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Could a Leftist Bring Growth Back to France?
By Mark Weisbrot The New York Times, April 20, 2017 See article on original site En français If the first round of the French presidential election on Sunday is now too close to call, that’s partly because of Jean-Luc Mélenchon’s last-minute ...

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Against Liberal Nostalgia
by Stephen Maher. This article was first published on Jacobin. The Left shouldn’t counter the logic of “Make America Great Again” with nostalgia for an idealized liberal democracy. Andrew Carnegie visiting the Chamber of Commerce with a French delegation in ...

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The Democratic Party’s Anti-Bernie Elites Have a Huge Stake in Blaming Russia
By Norman Solomon After Hillary Clinton’s devastating loss nearly six months ago, her most powerful Democratic allies feared losing control of the party. Efforts to lip-synch economic populism while remaining closely tied to Wall Street had led to a catastrophic ...

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McConnell Revises History on Syria
By Robert Farley. This article was first published no fackcheck.org. Sen. Mitch McConnell revised history when explaining why he supported President Trump’s missile strike on Syria but opposed President Obama’s call for a targeted strike against Syria ...

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Europe Is Still a Superpower
And it's going to remain one for decades to come. By Andrew Moravcsik. This article was first published on Foreign Policy. Sixty years after the Treaty of Rome, many view Europe as a spent force in global politics. Conventional ...

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Maryland Disproportionately Arrests Blacks for Marijuana but Rejects Diversity in Medical Licenses
The Maryland Black Caucus has called for special session to address the fact that not one predominantly owned African-American firm has received a license to grow medical marijuana in the state
DATE: 2017-04-23

 
Baltimore Moves Forward on Police Reform Despite Trump Pushback
The city announced openings for a civilian oversight board as the commissioner reaffirmed his pledge to reduce the department's plain clothes deployment by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-04-21

 
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