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Leading Ocean Researcher Says We Could See An Iceless Arctic in 2017
Dr. Peter Wadhams is predicting sea level rising 1 meter by the end of the century, surpassing the most recent estimates of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
DATE: 2017-01-23 | LENGTH: 22:00

 
Rattling the Bars: The gradual abolition of prisons across the United States...except for California
As prisons close across the United States due to deficits in state economies, California refuses to follow this rational trend by continuing to invest millions of its state budget into prisons and jails.
DATE: 2017-01-23 | LENGTH: 12:00

 
Women of Color March on Washington
Amid controversy and concerns about inclusivity, marchers of color call for continued resistance to all forms of oppression
DATE: 2017-01-22 | LENGTH: 04:02

 
Students Plan National Day of Action Against Trump's Climate Denial
Xiuhtezcatl Martinez and Varshini Prakash say we need to build a movement to protect the planet for future generations
DATE: 2017-01-22 | LENGTH: 22:24

 
Millions Around the World March in Solidarity with Women's March on Washington
On Saturday, a record number of people in cities like New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto poured into the streets to support issues ranging from gender equality to living wages to LGBT rights
DATE: 2017-01-22 | LENGTH: 02:43

 
Iran in Crosshairs of New Administration
Although the Trump presidency is going to preside over a weakened empire, it may have a hard time reversing the nuclear deal with Iran, says journalist Reese Erlich
DATE: 2017-01-22 | LENGTH: 13:24

 
Women's Voices Rise in Baltimore and Beyond
Protests focus on rights threatened by the incoming Trump administration as thousands gathered in a show of unity
DATE: 2017-01-22 | LENGTH: 09:08

 
Trump's Inauguration and the Reverence of the State
Paul Jay says the notion of a 'peaceful transition of power' is best understood like the feudal aristocracy's upholding of the prestige of the monarchy and church
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 07:07

 
Trump/Pence Can't Fulfill Promises to Workers and to the Billionaire Class
Paul Jay discusses the danger of Pence, who will model Dick Cheney's vice presidency, and then responds to promises in Trump's inaugural address
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 39:42

 
Trump's Inaugural Speech Calls for American Jihad
Lawrence Wilkerson joins TRNN's live inauguration coverage to discuss Trump's call for the world to unify against 'radical Islamic extremism'
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 24:47

 
Trump's Infrastructure Plan: Public Investment, Private Profit
The newly inaugurated president says his plan will benefit all Americans, but the 99% are likely to pay for it while the 1% profit, says economist Michael Hudson
DATE: 2017-01-21 | LENGTH: 15:03

 
The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Trump's Presidency
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 | LENGTH: 24:59

 
An urgent letter from Emma Thompson & Danny Glover
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

 
As Trump Takes Office Baltimore Remains Defiant
City residents remain wary of Trump's commitment to address the city's long neglected problems
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 05:40

 
"The Democratic Party Can't Just Whisper Sweet Nothings Anymore" - Nina Turner on RAI (1/4)
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 | LENGTH: 20:09

 
   


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Women's Protest Against Trump Goes Global
From Washington, DC, to London, England and Nairobi, Kenya, hundreds of thousands of women and their supporters are taking to the streets to oppose the presidency of Donald Trump
DATE: 2017-01-21 | LENGTH: 03:23

 
When Trump Says 'America First,' It's About the America of the Elites
Norman Solomon joins TRNN's live inauguration coverage to discuss the absence of references to the U.S. constitution and climate change in Trump's inaugural speech
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 30:38

 
Trump Resisters and Supporters Clash on Inauguration Day
TRNN spoke to people who came to D.C. for very different reasons
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 03:58

 
Police Use Pepper Spray, Tear Gas and Arrest Over 200 at Trump Inauguration Protest
Police in riot gear clashed with demonstrators in downtown Washington, DC shortly after Donald Trump's inauguration ceremony
DATE: 2017-01-21 | LENGTH: 05:49

 
Whistleblowers Can Pose Real Challenge to Trump
Bill Black and Norman Soloman join TRNN's live inauguration coverage to discuss the criminogenic environment that will thrive under the Trump administration as well as its unprecedented conflicts of interest
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 27:38

 
From Washington to Tokyo, Tens of Thousands Take to the Streets to Oppose Donald Trump
TRNN brings you voices from across the nation and the globe that united to protest Donald Trump's inauguration
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 04:39

 
Interior Secretary Nominee Zinke Supports Fracking and Drilling on Public Lands
While serving in the house, Interior Secretary nominee Ryan Zinke voted against land, water, and species protections, says Randi Spivak of the Center for Biological Diversity
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 13:21

 
Inauguration Protest Organizer: Trump-Pence Administration Fomenting Climate of Hate
Domestic workers, women of color, and front-line resisters against the extractive industries are building a collective defense, says Cindy of Grassroots Global Justice Alliance
DATE: 2017-01-19 | LENGTH: 19:17

 
Scott Pruitt Acknowledges Climate Change While Denying Scientific Consensus of Human Responsibility
There's a last-ditch effort by the energy industry to halt a transition from fossil fuels to energy efficiency and renewables, and it's reflected in Trump's picks to head the EPA and Department of Energy, says Wenonah Hauter
DATE: 2017-01-19 | LENGTH: 11:31

 
Bernie Sanders Hammers Tom Price Over Right to Healthcare in Senate Hearing
Trump's nominee for the secretary of Human and Health Services is in favor of Paul Ryan's plan, while the Republicans loos like they will implement a system that exacerbates the shortcomings of the Affordable Care Act, says physician Adam Gaffney
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 15:45

 
Sensing Trump Will Give Free Pass to Israel, Palestinians Announce Plans for Unity Government
If the Trump administration is serious about peace, they will quickly realize that moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem will make it impossible, says journalist Daoud Kuttab
DATE: 2017-01-19 | LENGTH: 10:04

 
Nina Turner Show Coming to The Real News
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 | LENGTH: 02:43

 
Nina Turner Kept Off DNC Stage as Punishment for Supporting Sanders - RAI (2/4)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that when she moved her support from Clinton to Sanders, she was accused of betraying the party that she should be grateful for - and she answered: "I'm not on the plantation anymore"
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 22:07

 
"Any Democrat Won't Do" - Nina Turner on RAI (3/4)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that Democrats and progressives need to stand up and challenge establishment Democrats in the primaries all across the country. "Either you're with the people or you're not."
DATE: 2017-01-19 | LENGTH: 19:13

 
Balancing Coming from a Police Family with Holding Cops Accountable - Nina Turner on RAI (4/4)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, whose husband is a retired cop and son is active duty, tells host Paul Jay that police need to be held accountable but so do policy makers who are responsible for stagnant wages and chronic poverty
DATE: 2017-01-20 | LENGTH: 16:15

 
Theresa May Reassures British and Foreign Capital Over Brexit
Leaving the European Union won't have a major impact on capitalist globalization, but it reflects the political rise of a xenophobic right that could soon undermine the remaining environmental, labor, and social protections in Britain, says political scientist Leo Panitch
DATE: 2017-01-19 | LENGTH: 20:45

 
  

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Israel’s shadowy role in Guatemala’s dirty war
By Gabriel Schivone. The Electronic Intifada Israel’s well-documented role in Guatemala’s Dirty War that left more than 200,000 dead has not been met with justice. William Gularte Reuters Last year was a busy one for Guatemala’s criminal justice system. January 2016 saw the arrests of...

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Chelsea Manning, cabinet picks and poverty
By Informed Rant. This article was first published on Soundcloud. This week on Informed Rant, we look at the long list of terrible Trump picks for cabinet positions and their confirmation hearings in a conversation with journalist Kevin Gosztola, from ...

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When Was America Great?
By Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch.
Photo by Nicolas Raymond | CC BY 2.0 Donald Trump ran for President on the slogan “Make America Great Again,” implying that America had been great once, but no ...

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At site of 1936 sit-down strike: UAW Members Resisting Honeywell Lockout, Now in 8th Month
By Frank Hammer. “You brought a breath of fresh air!” That’s how two UAW Local 9 officers summed up the impact of solidarity activists who converged on South Bend, IN on January 5, 2017 to show support for Honeywell workers ...

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Democrats need to stop throwing everything they can at Trump
By Norman Solomon. This article was first published on The Hill. © Getty Images Thirty-five Democrats in the House have sent a letter to Attorney General Loretta Lynch urging her to appoint an independent Special Counsel because Donald Trump “has repeatedly ...

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By Vijay Prashad. This article was first published on Frontline. Donald Trump takes office with an agenda so toxic that it could curdle milk. But the Democratic leadership seems to be in no mood for a fight, and ...

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Reality Asserts Itself - Nina Turner

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
 

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Medea Benjamin and Paul Jay examine how 115 billion dollars in recent US arms sales and a dictatorship that helps dominate the oil rich region is the reason for the lasting "friendship"
 

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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
 
   

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THE REAL BALTIMORE

Women's Voices Rise in Baltimore and Beyond
Protests focus on rights threatened by the incoming Trump administration as thousands gathered in a show of unity
DATE: 2017-01-22

 
As Trump Takes Office Baltimore Remains Defiant
City residents remain wary of Trump's commitment to address the city's long neglected problems
DATE: 2017-01-20

 
DOJ's Consent Agreement with Baltimore Aims to End Abusive Policing, But Will it Work?
TRNN delves into the details of the new deal that attempts to address the aggressive tactics that have stoked controversy in the city
DATE: 2017-01-13

 
The Real Baltimore: Sanctuary Cities As Resistance to Donald Trump
In episode two, we discuss Trump's plans to deport millions of immigrants and the potential impact of Trump's Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions
DATE: 2017-01-11

 
Is the Baltimore Police Union Running the City?
The recent snubbing of the mayor and resistance against deployment changes raise questions about who's in charge of the city's largest and most expansive bureaucracy
DATE: 2017-01-10

 
New Program Offers Partial Roll-Back of Baltimore's Warrant-Industrial Complex
Criminal justice leaders say thousands of warrants for minor non-violent crimes clogging the system can be vacated if people take advantage of program to seek new trial
DATE: 2017-01-06

 
   

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