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How Western Military Interventions Shaped the Brexit Vote
Michael Hudson argues that military interventions in the Middle East created refugee streams to Europe that were in turn used by the anti-immigrant right to stir up xenophobia
DATE: | LENGTH: 12:16

 
Sanders Delegate - If No Significant Concessions at Dem. Convention, Then There Will be Civil Disobedience Inside and Out
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay if Clinton doesn't 'move left' at the convention, 'protests and civil disobedience are not off the table'
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 10:15

 
Britain Votes to Leave the European Union
John Hilary and John Weeks discuss the meaning and impact of Britain's historic 52-48 vote to leave the EU
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 21:48

 
Where’s the Anti-War Movement in the 'Political Revolution'?
At the People's Summit in Chicago, Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Phyllis Bennis says the peace movement needs to link with the coalition associated with the Sanders campaign
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 09:27

 
Would the Cops Be Convicted if #FreddieGray was White?
In the wake of the acquittal of Officer Caesar Goodson for all charges in the death of Freddie Gray, leading Baltimore Civil Rights Attorney A Dwight Petitt says Gray was a victim of "walking, driving, breathing, and living while black."
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 23:54

 
Historic Ceasefire Agreement Signed in Colombia
The peace agreement between the FARC rebels and the Colombian government is a major achievement, but will take a while to implement and sustain, says Professor Justin Podur
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 14:33

 
Outrage after Officer Accused of Murder in Freddie Gray Case Found Not Guilty of All Charges
TRNN speaks to Baltimore activists and a legal scholar about Judge Barry Williams' not-guilty ruling in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson, who had been charged with murder
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 05:10

 
To End War in Syria, Adopt "First, Do No Harm" Diplomacy
Institute for Policy Studies fellow Phyllis Bennis tells Paul Jay that the 51 State Department officials' call for airstrikes against Syrian President Assad gets it wrong, and what we really need is a full withdrawal of US troops and an international arms embargo
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 08:50

 
Police Accountability Suffers Major Blow with Goodson Acquittal
Activists say despite strong evidence against the van driver, the justice system was biased towards police
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 08:47

 
   


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Gun Control Sit-In Political Theater Can Be Used to Our Advantage
Codepink Co-Founder Medea Benjamin says let's use this occasion to call for substantive gun control measures like a ban on assault weapons and closing background check loopholes
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 07:27

 
Commentary: Oaxaca Teachers Strike Is About Defending The Revolutionary Educational Tradition
John Ackerman of UNAD says that acts of state violence, like the police killings at the Oaxaca teacher strike and the "disappearance" of 43 students Guerrero, show that Mexico is not a democracy
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 04:35

 
The Empire Files: Puerto Rico's Debt to its Oppressors
Abby Martin talks to two professors of Latin American studies, Luis Barrios and Danny Shaw, about the long struggle of Puerto Rico to break the shackles of US and Spanish colonialism-from indigenous resistance to the Young Lords in Harlem
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 13:54

 
Can the EU be Reformed from Within?
Prof. Neil Davidson presents the left argument for why Britain should leave the EU
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 13:07

 
Green Party Candidate Margaret Flowers on Healthcare, Climate Change, and Community Economics
Green Party Senate candidate Margaret Flowers tells Paul Jay that we don't need another kind of a Hillary Clinton in the Senate
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 12:19

 
Kshama Sawant: Attempting to Work Within The Democratic Party Only Stymies Outside Strategy
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Kshama Sawant tells Paul Jay that to create real political change, movements must abandon the Democratic Party
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 18:51

 
How Union Contracts Shield Police Departments from DOJ Reforms
Adeshina Emmanuel speaks about his new investigative report for In These Times, which proves that police unions' collective bargaining agreements often thwart reforms mandated by the federal government
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 11:28

 
Is Foreign Direct Investment Driving Capital Flight from Africa?
Leonce Ndikumana says African countries need to adopt development strategies that encourage domestic investment
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 13:32

 
RoseAnn DeMoro: Sanders Campaign a Historic Source of Political Education
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Executive Director of National Nurses United Roseann DeMoro says that the Sanders campaign has made the immense influence of Wall Street on the Democratic Party apparent, and that many don't have faith that the party is reformable
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 10:05

 
Naomi Klein on the Ousting of President Rousseff
At the People's Summit in Chicago, Naomi Klein tells Paul Jay that the suspension of Dilma Rousseff's presidency in Brazil should be called a coup
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 01:53

 
Nine Killed in Police Crackdown on Oaxaca Teacher's Strike
Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy says that Oaxacan teachers are protesting not only teacher evaluations, but also the entirety of neoliberal reform under Pena Nieto
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 09:59

 
Banking for a Baltimore Undivided
Joshua Harris, Baltimore mayoral hopeful, explains that he is running on the Green Party ticket because Baltimore is ready for fresh ideas, like his public banking proposal
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 15:03

 
Days of Revolt: From the Ghetto to Auschwitz (3/5)
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges continues his discussion with Holocaust survivor Lola Mozes about her time in Auschwitz, and reflects on the importance of love in overcoming evil
DATE: 2016-06-22 | LENGTH: 12:11

 
The History of the Kurdish Struggle in Turkey
Baris Karaagac gives an overview of the Kurdish movement, from its centuries of rebellions against the Turkish-controlled state to becoming the only credible opposition today against Erdogan's authoritarianism
DATE: 2016-06-22 | LENGTH: 06:47

 
Naomi Klein on the US Elections, the Democratic Party, and What the Movement Does Next
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Naomi Klein and Paul Jay discuss how to build a movement independent of the Democratic party, yet capable of waging a struggle within it
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 21:44

 
Europe Will Drift Further to the Right if Britain Leaves EU
John Weeks presents progressives' arguments for British citizens to vote to remain in the European Union on June 23rd
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 12:45

 
  

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Spanish Left: 50 Steps to Govern Together
The coalition between Podemos and IU (called “Unidos Podemos” – Together We Can) is the only one that, on 26 June, could overturn the situation created by the 20 December Spanish election. In order to do that, Po...

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Call for a National Debate on U.S. “Regime Change” Policy
By David Swanson. By Center for Citizen Initiatives delegation currently visiting Russia http://ccisf.org/call-for-national-debate-regime-change-policy/ On June 16, the New York Times reported : “More than 50 State Department diplomats have signed an internal memo sharply critical of the Obama administration’s policy in Syria, urging ...

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Don’t Sell Out, shill for Clinton, or worse!
By Michael Albert Many say, faced with Trump and Clinton we should vote for whoever will do less harm. Many others reply that lesser evil voting ”selling out,” ”shilling for Clinton,” or worse. The critics offer at ...

Michael Albert

Think You’ve Got It Locked, Hillary? Meet Jill Stein.
The Green Party candidate insists it’s her year to get noticed—and she may make it onto 47 state ballots. By Bill Scher. This article was first published on Politico.
After an anxiety-inducing and divisive primary, Democrats are starting ...

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A troubling internal cable signed by a host of U.S. diplomats blames Obama for not striking Syria earlier. By Vijay Prashad / AlterNet
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Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

With vague language about evil in his Hiroshima speech, President Obama essentially defended the mythology that the nuclear attack "saved lives" - says historian Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
 

Reality Asserts Itself - The Occupation of the American Mind

The Occupation of the American Mind - RAI with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign to influence U.S. public opinion
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the Pope's rhetoric on climate change and capitalism is a positive force or a dangerous illusion
 
   

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Would the Cops Be Convicted if #FreddieGray was White?
In the wake of the acquittal of Officer Caesar Goodson for all charges in the death of Freddie Gray, leading Baltimore Civil Rights Attorney A Dwight Petitt says Gray was a victim of "walking, driving, breathing, and living while black."
DATE: 2016-06-24

 
Outrage after Officer Accused of Murder in Freddie Gray Case Found Not Guilty of All Charges
TRNN speaks to Baltimore activists and a legal scholar about Judge Barry Williams' not-guilty ruling in the trial of Officer Caesar Goodson, who had been charged with murder
DATE: 2016-06-23

 
Police Accountability Suffers Major Blow with Goodson Acquittal
Activists say despite strong evidence against the van driver, the justice system was biased towards police
DATE: 2016-06-24

 
Green Party Candidate Margaret Flowers on Healthcare, Climate Change, and Community Economics
Green Party Senate candidate Margaret Flowers tells Paul Jay that we don't need another kind of a Hillary Clinton in the Senate
DATE: 2016-06-23

 
Banking for a Baltimore Undivided
Joshua Harris, Baltimore mayoral hopeful, explains that he is running on the Green Party ticket because Baltimore is ready for fresh ideas, like his public banking proposal
DATE: 2016-06-21

 
In Closing Arguments, Defense Blames Gray for In-Custody Death
Judge Barry Williams set to render verdict Thursday in case of Cesar Goodson, the officer facing the most serious charges in the death of Freddie Gray
DATE: 2016-06-20

 
   

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