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  • The Modern History of Venezuela and Popular Democracy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (9/9)

    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander assesses Chavez's attempt to establish a participatory democracy that changed the structure of power and decision making

      April 23, 14

    An Asia "Pivot" Should Mean Cooperating with China to Solve the Global Environmental Crisis

    Larry Wilkerson says the U.S. should push China to settle territorial disputes in international venues, and also pursue a cooperative relationship that seeks to solve global crises rather than dominate the world

      April 23, 14

    Intimidation and Political Interference Goes Unpunished in UAW Case

    Frank Hammer discusses the labor conditions at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee that moved workers to attempt unionization, and says that the political interference by state officials in these efforts shows weakness of labor laws

      April 23, 14

    Assessing the U.S. Environmental Movement

    Jenny Marienau of 350.org and Ted Glick of the Chesapeake Climate Action Network discuss the origins of Earth Day, student divestment campaigns, Keystone XL, and the need for collective solutions

      April 23, 14

    Exclusive Investigation Uncovers How BP Uses Bribes To Do Business

    Four years after 200-million gallon BP oil spill, TRNN speaks with investigative journalist Greg Palast about BP's collusion with government officials to dodge safety regulations

      April 22, 14

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    The Modern History of Venezuela, The Protests and Democracy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (8/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander says while there are problems with the democratic process in Venezuela, the current protests are anti-democratic attempts to bring down an elected government

    Greek Politics 4 Years After The Financial Crisis
    Leo Panitch on the left Coalition: SYRIZA and the struggle against austerity

    CBO Report Confirms U.S. Deficit Back to Normal Level
    Robert Pollin: Deficit hawks were wrong about America's normal level, Congress should pass a financial transaction tax and not more cuts to social spending

    Israel Uses Refugees as "Currency" in Arms Trade with Africa
    Rwanda and Uganda agree to take African refugees as part of arms deal after Israel denied their asylum claims and imprisoned them

    Who Will Pay for Climate Change Disaster?
    A discussion with Patrick Bond on the lack of political will to deal with climate change and the forces mobilizing for action

    Canada Shifts to Right Under Harper, Mimicking the United States
    Canada Panel with Leo Panitch and Yves Engler

    The Savings and Loan Crisis Demonstrates the Importance of Glass-Steagall
    Bill Black: When remembering recently passed away Charles Keating,a key architect of the S&L Crisis, we are reminded of the importance of the Glass- Steagall Act of 1933

    TRNN Original Report: Manning Determined to Fight Back After Army Upholds 35- Year Sentence
    Attorneys for Wikileaks source Chelsea Manning begin working on the appeals process after the military finds her guilty under the Espionage Act, a statute the Obama administration has invoked more than all previous presidencies

    South African Platinum Miner's Struggle Challenges ANC Leadership
    Patrick Bond: 2012 Marikana massacre and the militancy of the miners is changing the face of South African politics

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    The Modern History of Venezuela and Popular Democracy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (9/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander assesses Chavez's attempt to establish a participatory democracy that changed the structure of power and decision making
     
    The Modern History of Venezuela, The Protests and Democracy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (8/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander says while there are problems with the democratic process in Venezuela, the current protests are anti-democratic attempts to bring down an elected government
     
    The Modern History of Venezuela, Why Still So Much Crime? - Edgardo Lander on Reality Asserts Itself (7/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander analyzes why the Chavez and Maduro governments have so far been unable to reduce the high rates of murder and violent crime
     
    The Modern History of Venezuela and the Need for a Post-Oil Economy - Edgardo Lander on RAI (6/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lander says to strengthen democracy, develop food sovereignty and help save the planet, Venezuela must develop a plan to transition away from an extractive economy
     
    The Modern History of Venezuela: The Bolivarian Revolution - Edgardo Lander on Reality Asserts Itself (5/9)
    Mr. Lander discusses the achievements and failures of the revolution led by President Hugo Chavez
     
    The Modern History of Venezuela from 1973 to the Caracazo Massacre - Edgardo Lander on Reality Asserts Itself (3/9)
    Mr. Lander traces the history of Venezuela from the rise of neo-liberal capitalism to the suppression and slaughter of protesters against it
     

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