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  • "We Are Going through Hell" - Report from Gaza
    On the 14th day of Operation Protective Edge, Gazan blogger Nalan al-Sarraj and TRNN Correspondent Yousef al-Helou discuss how Palestinians are responding to the massacre in Shujaiyeh, as well as the widespread support for the resistance against the siege

    Lack of International Pressure Permits Endless Assault On Gaza
    Vijay Prashad says that without international pressure, Israel will not be held accountable for the crimes it commits against the Palestinians

    What Is the Doha Round and How Many Livelihoods Hang in the Balance? (1/3)
    Faizel Ismail: Eminent World Trade Organization negotiator opens our series on the global value chain approach to trade with some historic context and a firsthand account of negotiating the WTO Doha Development Agenda

    Dodd-Frank Still Not Fully Implemented Four Years Later
    Gerald Epstein says that a fully-implemented Dodd-Frank act does not require a breaking up of the big banks, which is needed to prevent another financial crisis

    Nigeria: Boko Haram Born of Poverty and Elite Politics
    Baba Aye: Boko Haram is a product of desperate poverty in the North East of Nigeria, and a reflection of elite politics played with the mask of ethnicity

    White Racism, Left Politics, and the Spectrum of Acceptable Opinion
    Glen Ford says that a recent Pew Research Center poll is revealing of what constitutes acceptable opinion in conventional Republican and Democratic politics

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    Sweden Violates Assange's Human Rights
    Laughable "Decision" Refuses to Dismiss Assange Warrant & Recognize His Asylum

    The Fight for the Freedom of Information
    Jeff Cohen discusses several freedom of information issues, including a new campaign encouraging whistleblowing, the case of journalist James Risen, and net neutrality

    All Parties Involved to Blame for Malaysian Aircraft Disaster in Ukraine
    Larry Wilkerson: Why weren't commercial flights banned over an area where aircraft had already been shot down?

    "U.S. Complicity Brought Up to Date" in Israel's War against Gaza
    Phyllis Bennis says the calls in Israel for genocide against Gaza are not only coming from fringe elements in the political establishment

    BRICS: Progressive Rhetoric, Neoliberal Practice
    Patrick Bond: All the governments behind the New Development Bank practice intense neoliberalism

    "Evacuate to Where?" - Report from Gaza and Israel
    Gaza-based blogger Nalan al Sarraj and TRNN's Lia Tarachansky report on the mood of the people in Gaza and Israel as Israeli ground troops join the attack

    Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power?
    Michael Hudson and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the significance of the new international development bank created by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

    Privatization, Public Health, and the Detroit Water Crisis
    Bonnie Castillo and Monica Lewis Patrick discuss the ongoing public health emergency in Detroit

    Political Crisis in Iraq Unresolved as Parliament Mulls Over New Leadership
    Sabah Alnasseri discusses the incoming leadership in the Iraqi parliament and how it will be influenced by foreign nations

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    'We the People' Force Confronts Democratic Party Leadership in '64 - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (9/9)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Moses recounts the story of challenging the racist Dixiecrats at the '64 Democratic Convention; says what's needed now is black and white workers to create a 'We the People' force to challenge the elites in both parties
     
    The Constitutional People and Slavery by Another Name - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (8/9)
    Mr. Moses says mass incarceration helped build the American steel industry, and while there has been progress, there is still slavery by another name
     
    An Earned Insurgency - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (7/9)
    Mr. Moses says the only way to earn the trust of the people was to get knocked down and get right back up
     
    Fannie Lou Hamer and the Racist Dixiecrats - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (6/9)
    Mr. Moses describes how in 1874 the white racist Democratic Party violently overthrew the Governor of Mississippi (who had been elected by a mostly black Republican Party), and how these Dixiecrats became a wing of the national Democratic Party right up to 1964, when the Mississippi Freedom Democrats ended their reign
     
    The Road to Freedom Summer - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (5/9)
    Mr. Moses says one of the main ways we get to Freedom Summer is the assassination of Medgar Evers
     
    Founding SNCC and Taking on Mississippi - Bob Moses on Reality Asserts Itself (4/9)
    Mr. Moses traces the events that led him to take up a leading role in Freedom Summer
     

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