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    Despite Renewed Attacks, Israel No Closer To Defeating Palestinian Resistance
    +972's Samer Badawi reports that Palestinians in the Occupied West Bank and Gaza remain steadfast in their resistance of Israeli occupation and UCLA's Gabriel Piterberg says that despite the escalating levels of violence, Israel is no closer to its goal of defeating Palestinian political and military resistance

    Police Continue to Violate Press Freedom In Ferguson
    With 11 journalists arrested thus far, Truthout.org investigative reporter Mike Ludwig describes how Ferguson police are using intimidation tactics against journalists

    US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-term Strategy
    Vijay Prashad: US airstrikes are working strategically, but alone will not turn the tide against the Islamic State

    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution

    Civil Liberties Under Assault in Ferguson As Police Attack Peaceful Protesters
    Attorney Jessica Lee describes witnessing police launch unprovoked attacks on peaceful protesters and Glen Ford explains why discord in Ferguson is about more than the killing of Mike Brown

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    Ferguson Protestors Defy Curfew to Demand Justice for Michael Brown
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    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history

    Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What's Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?
    Amnesty International's Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

    The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
    Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the affects of which are still felt today

    Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise
    Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their "Jurassic Capitalism" economic agenda

    Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS
    Nafeez Ahmed and Antonia Juhasz say that the U.S. is using the possibility of Kurdish independence as a threat against the central government in Baghdad

    "A Tragic Mistake" To Not Explore Diplomacy With Hamas
    Richard Falk says the failure to treat Hamas as a legitimate political actor has impeded movement towards a sustainable peace with Israel

    Will Iraq's New PM Differ from al-Maliki?
    IPS's Phyllis Bennis discusses the interests new Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi represents and the main issues to pay attention to as his administration moves forward

    Baltimore Protesters March in Solidarity with Ferguson
    A photo slider from last Thursday's march in Baltimore against police brutality following the murder of Michael Brown and police crackdown on protests in Ferguson, Missouri

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    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution
     
    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history
     
    The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
    Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the affects of which are still felt today
     
    Apres moi, le Deluge - Chris Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)
    Mr. Williams says the global elites plan to protect themselves by adapting to the threat of continuing fossil fuel use, while everyone else will suffer the consequences of climate change disasters
     
    Fracking Success Shut Down US Climate Change Policy - Christopher Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)
    Mr. Williams tells Paul Jay that the fabulous profits made from fracking oil and gas took climate change off Obama agenda, and while coal emissions may be down in the US, coal exports have grown exponentially
     
    Systemic Corruption and 40 Years Since Nixon Resigned - Burt Wides on Reality Asserts Itself (1/2)
    Mr. Wides tells Paul Jay the Watergate scandal exposed a pattern of a White House above the law and paved the way to exposure of CIA assassinations plots and illegal actions
     

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