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    Student organizer Caroline Burney and journalist Jeff Biggers join us discuss the more than week long sit-in against Washington University's ties with Peabody Energy, the largest private coal mining company in the world

      April 17, 14

    Investigation Finds Former Ukraine President Not Responsible For Sniper Attack on Protestors

    Michael Hudson: A German TV investigation disproves the West's claim that Yanukovych was responsible for killing of dozens of Ukrainian protestors, making this President Obama's WMD moment

      14 min ago

    Can Johns Hopkins Afford to Pay A Living Wage? (1/2)

    Marc Steiner examines if Johns Hopkins has the money to pay a living wage with Hopkins Hospital worker Daniel Roberts, SEIU union organizer Carrietta Hiers and Jeff Singer, founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless

      April 16, 14

    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

      13 min ago

    Ukraine Transitional Gov't Moves Militarily To Reclaim Seized Buildings

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      April 16, 14

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