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    In 2009, Jeannette Wicks-Lim from PERI said low-wage work was likely to predominate future job creation through 2016, but unions can act to counter that trend

    TRNN Replay: Challenging the Myths of Unionization
    Bill Fletcher, Jr. takes on criticisms that unions are corrupt and lead businesses to bankruptcy, but also says we need union leaders who are labor leaders

    The Interests behind Taxing & Incarcerating Black Communities
    Professor john a. powell discusses how rural communities benefit economically from the transport of blacks to rural prisons, bringing jobs and population surges that affect their electoral college vote

    Taking from the Many to Give to the Few - David Cay Johnston on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)
    Mr. Johnston, a renowned investigative journalist, says he used to believe if you worked hard you would prosper, but now, there is a completely different environment

    The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century (2/3)
    TRNN in-studio audience challenges Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., president and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, on the role of voting in transforming society

    Global Warming and Economic Crisis Lead to One Solution: Climate Jobs
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    Will the Ferguson Resistance Fade into History?
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    The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century
    Rev. Heber Brown III interviews Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., president and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, about Ferguson and the need for new institutions built by the young generation of black activists

    The Battle for Justice in Ferguson Runs through the Soul of the Democratic Party
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor speaks with Ferguson residents, activists and politicians about the future of the movement sparked by the killing of Michael Brown

    Forthcoming IPCC Report Calls for Control of Fossil Fuel Consumption
    Distinguished climatologist Michael E. Mann discusses the dangers of ignoring the conclusions in the leaked draft of the synthesis report

    Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle to Decriminalize Black Life
    Professor john a. powell says we can't understand class issues and the experience of poverty without race, and that the underrepresentation of black people in the U.S. remains a significant problem

    Why America Failed to Anticipate the Rise of the Islamic State
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn discusses how the U.S. narrowly defined the jihadist threat as al-Qaeda affiliates, thereby failing to taking the Islamic State seriously

    How Ferguson Residents Are Coping with Michael Brown's Killing
    Local residents talk to TRNN's Jihan Hafiz about their experiences with local law enforcement

    Israel and Gaza Extend Ceasefire amid Last-Minute Attacks
    Max Blumenthal assesses the circumstances surrounding the cease-fire from Ramallah

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    Taking from the Many to Give to the Few - David Cay Johnston on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)
    Mr. Johnston, a renowned investigative journalist, says he used to believe if you worked hard you would prosper, but now, there is a completely different environment
     
    "I Can't Breathe" - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (6/6)
    Mr. Horne says these words are this enormous metaphor for the black condition in North America stretching back centuries, the suffocation, the cry of despair, the cry of horror
     
    Abolition of Slavery was Not a Fight Against Racism - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (5/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Civil War liberated enslaved Africans, but then led directly into the construction of the Jim Crow apartheid regime
     
    White Unity and American Propaganda History - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (4/6)
    Mr. Horne says American slave owning settlers needed to create a bond between all white immigrants to create a force to suppress slave rebellions
     
    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution
     
    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history
     

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