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  • Who Is In Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (2/2)
    The conclusion of conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on the politics of development

    TRNN Replay: 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

    TRNN Replay: Destroy Their Economic Livelihoods, and They Will Come
    Jeff Faux: 95% of immigrant children who cross the US-Mexico border are from countries that the US has dominated or controlled during the past century

    Protesting GM Auto Workers Attacked by US Embassy Staff
    US labor activists have filed a complaint with the Dept. of Justice and the SEC, charging the General Motors Company with a violation of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, says Frank Hammer, retired General Motors employee and former president and chairman of Local 909 in Warren, Michigan

    The Life and Times of Emory Douglas, Minister of Culture in the Black Panther Party (3/3)
    Marc Steiner concludes his discussion with former Black Panther Emory Douglas

    G-20 Recommits to Lifting Private Sector Activity (2/2)
    The G-20 Club, rather than reducing inequality and poverty, create the conditions whereby it is exacerbated, says Leo Panitch, author of The Making of Global Capitalism

    TRNN Replay: Why the GOP Should Not Blame Immigrants for High Unemployment
    Bob Pollin: Republican-controlled House is split over immigration reform but those against reform should think twice before blaming immigrants for economic slump

    TRNN Replay: 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

    Obama Unveils Immigration Plan, But What Will It Change?
    Author and former labor organizer David Bacon unpacks how temporary legal status won't get at the root of the issue of getting legal status for workers in order to fight for fair wages and better working conditions

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    TRNN Replay: Why Do Mexican Workers Head North?
    Timothy Wise: Mexican agriculture was undermined by NAFTA and companies like Smithfield

    Swedish Court of Appeals Rule to Continue the Detention of Julian Assange
    While the prosecutor was reprimanded by the court for failing to move this case forward, it does not provide Assange with a remedy, says Michael Ratner, US lawyer for Julian Assange

    Study Finds Racial Profiling Persists in Toronto Despite Ban
    Despite efforts to curtail racial profiling, a new study has shown it persists in Toronto's most marginalized communities, says Sabrina 'Butterfly' GoPaul of the group Jane Finch Action Against Poverty

    Who Is In Charge of Development: The Elite or the Majorities? (1/2)
    Part 1 of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture on the politics of development given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa

    G-20 Recommits to Lifting Private Sector Activity
    They have managed to contain a massive capitalist crisis and they may actually be realizing that massive government sector spending is required to save capitalism, says Prof. Leo Panitch the author of The Making of Global Capitalism.

    TRNN Replay: Do Undocumented Workers Take Jobs and Lower Wages?
    Dube: Increasing evidence that legalizing undocumented workers has a positive effect on the economy

    TRNN Replay: 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

    The Power to Create Money in the Hands of the Banks
    The same financial institutions that created the financial crisis are now entrusted with one of the most power tools to shape the economy - and many elected officials have no idea, says Ben Dyson of Positive Money

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    Capitalism's Stunning Contradiction
    Economist Richard Wolff says every capitalist tries to systematically reduce wages and then can't sell what wage workers have produced
     
    Culture of the National Security State - Deepa Kumar on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)
    Dr. Kumar tells Paul Jay that a culture of fear and obedience has developed so we give consent to Cold War policies, to hot wars, to the complete militarization of society
     
    The Islamophobia of "Homeland" - Deepa Kumar on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)
    Dr. Kumar tells Paul Jay that Muslim characters on Homeland are either terrorists, sympathizers of terrorists, or "good Muslims" which means pro-US
     
    Islamophobia and the Politics of Empire - Deepa Kumar on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)
    Dr. Kumar says the roots of Islamophobia are to be found in a conflict between empires and economic interests, not a clash of civilizations
     
    Fighting the Demonization of Muslims - Deepa Kumar on Reality Asserts Itself (2/5)
    Dr. Kumar says after 9/11, with the ratcheting up of anti-Muslim racism, she decided she had to do something about it
     
    Islamophobia and a Challenge to Bill Maher - Deepa Kumar on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)
    Dr. Kumar tells Paul Jay that what Bill Maher said is a perfect example of liberal Islamophobia
     

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