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Paul Jay: Threats facing Humanity, Russiagate & the Role of Independent Media

In this interview with the senior editor and founder of The Real News Network, Paul Jay, acTVism examines the threats facing humanity today, Russiagate and what issues independent media outlets should be prioritizing
DATE: 2018-03-16 | LENGTH: 19:17

Stephen Hawking: Fighter for Progressive Politics
Scientist Stephen Hawking spoke out against wars, called for action against climate change, and defended socialist programs - Ben Norton reports.
DATE: 2018-03-15 | LENGTH: 04:55

Will Russiagate Help the Israel Lobby Censor Al Jazeera?
As Qatar faces pressure to suppress an Al Jazeera report on the Israel lobby, Max Blumenthal and Ali Abunimah discuss how the climate of censorship and fear around Russiagate has empowered those long attacking Palestinian rights
DATE: 2018-03-07 | LENGTH: 11:43

Alice Waters: Coming to My Senses (Part 1)
The legendary chef and proponent of the slow food movement discusses her influences and her newest book.
DATE: 2018-03-01

Debra Deanne Olson: The Honorable Culbert Levy Olson
The granddaughter of one of California's most progressive governors discusses his life and political career
DATE: 2018-02-23

Dustin Lance Black: From Milk to Marriage Equality
The Academy Award winning writer speaks about making the film Milk and his subsequent activism.
DATE: 2018-02-16

David Cay Johnston: It's Even Worse Than You Think
The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist discusses his new book on the first year of the Trump Administration.
DATE: 2018-02-09

How the Gun Trace Task Force's Overtime Abuse Prevented Policing
As closing arguments begin tomorrow in Baltimore Police corruption trial, the extent of the dirty cops' time off--including months without workin--and their connections to crimes become clearer
DATE: 2018-02-08

Andrea J. Ritchie: Invisible No More
The attorney and author discusses her new book about law enforcement's assault on women of color.
DATE: 2018-02-02

Robert Parry's Legacy and the Future of Consortiumnews
Robert Parry, editor and publisher of, died peacefully Saturday evening. In this tribute, his son Nat Parry describes Robert's unwavering commitment to independent journalism
DATE: 2018-01-28

Trita Parsi: Losing an enemy
The founder and president of the National Iranian American Council talks about the United States' resistance to normalizing relations with Iran.
DATE: 2018-01-26

Mary Murphy: Change Happens When Women are in Power
The journalism professor and media expert discusses the sexual harassment scandal in Hollywood.
DATE: 2018-01-19

Peter Edelman: Not a crime to be poor (part two)
The Georgetown Law professor and director of the Georgetown Center for Poverty and Inequality talks about his most recent book.
DATE: 2018-01-12

Conference on U.S. Foreign Military Bases
Livestream U.S. Foreign Policy and the Strategic Role of Foreign Military Bases
DATE: 2018-01-12 | LENGTH: 01:07

Peter Edelman: Not a crime to be poor (part one)
The Georgetown Law professor and director of the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality talks about how the criminal justice system continues the cycle of poverty in America.
DATE: 2018-01-05

Steven J. Ross: Hitler in Los Angeles
The history professor discusses his new book about a small group of civilians in Los Angeles in the 1930s and 40s who helped fight Nazis in America.
DATE: 2017-12-22

WATCH LIVE: UN General Assembly votes on Jerusalem resolution
The United Nations is scheduled to vote on a resolution demanding the U.S. rescind its decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
DATE: 2017-12-21

Bryan Buckley: The Pirates of Somalia
The director discusses his new film about the true story of a young journalist who embedded himself with Somali pirates.
DATE: 2017-12-15

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DATE: 2017-12-10 | LENGTH: 00:51

Jere Van Dyk: The Trade
The author discusses his time in Afghanistan both as a reporter and as a hostage.
DATE: 2017-12-08

Henry Wallace Speech

DATE: 2017-12-05

Paul Jay On Our Need For Monthly Donors
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DATE: 2017-12-03 | LENGTH: 01:39

Peter Nicks: The Force
The documentary filmmaker discusses his new film The Force, about the Oakland Police Department.
DATE: 2017-12-01

Tiana Alexandra-Silliphant: The General and Me
The documentary filmmaker discusses her film about Vietnamese General Vo Nguyen Giap.
DATE: 2017-11-17

Congress and Oil Industry Collude to Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists With Terrorism
The American Petroleum Institute has crafted a letter, signed by 84 members of Congress, suggesting that anti-pipeline activists should be charged with domestic terrorism. DeSmog Blog's Steve Horn says it's just one of many instances of a government-industry alliance against green activists
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 14:56

Peter Kornbluh: Transparency is essential
The senior analyst at the National Security Archive discusses the need for transparency of government documents.
DATE: 2017-11-10

The Doubt Machine: Inside The Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science
Narrated by esteemed actor Emma Thompson, ​the documentary "The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science" reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their vast wealth to ensure the American political system takes no action on climate change​,​ ​and are​ ​attempting​ to buy the 2016 Congressional elections
DATE: 2017-11-04

Daniel Ellsberg: The Doomsday Machine
The former military analyst talks about why he leaked the Pentagon Papers and why there aren't more whistleblowers today.
DATE: 2017-11-03

Mercer Distances himself from Breitbart, Bannon, and Milo
In a letter stepping down from a leadership position in Renaissance Technology, the reclusive billionaire renounces the alt-right
DATE: 2017-11-02

Disney Union Workers Continue Fight For $15 An Hour
Orange County Police broke up a rally organized by labor unions last week calling on Disney to pay employees a fair, livable wage
DATE: 2017-10-27

Erwin Chemerinsky: Free Speech on Campus
The Dean of Berkeley's Law School discusses his new book and the limitations of the First Amendment.
DATE: 2017-10-27

Viet Thanh Nguyen: The Sympathizer
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author discusses his acclaimed novel and the legacy of the Vietnam War.
DATE: 2017-10-20

For Ordinary Greeks, Has Greece's Battered Economy Turned the Corner?
Greece's Syriza Government claims the economy is improving, but many Athenians do not agree
DATE: 2017-10-18 | LENGTH: 11:48

Brett Morgen: Jane
The filmmaker discusses his most recent film about primatologist Jane Goodall.
DATE: 2017-10-13

A Way Out for Spain and Catalonia?
The Catalan leadership has stopped short of declaring independence from Spain, calling instead for talks with the Spanish government. We speak to Fusion host Nando Vila and Professor Sebastiaan Faber of Oberlin College
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 15:13

Norman Lear: A 'bleeding heart conservative,' Part II
The 95-year-old television icon talks about politics and mortality. [Contains mature language.]
DATE: 2017-10-06

Norman Lear: A lifetime of changing TV and its audience, Part I
The 95-year-old television icon talks about his time in the military and his shows' biggest controversies. [Contains mature language]
DATE: 2017-09-29

James Cromwell: The consequences of doing nothing
The Oscar-nominated actor discusses his social activism.
DATE: 2017-09-22

Watch live proceedings of the UN General Assembly underway in New York
The theme of the general debate of the 72nd session is 'Focusing on People - Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet'
DATE: 2017-09-19

Dolores Huerta: A tireless voice for workers
The 87-year-old labor icon discusses her life and career as well as a new film about her.
DATE: 2017-09-15

William J. Perry: The real risk of nuclear war
The documentary filmmaker discusses his new film about genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and the organic food industry.
DATE: 2017-09-08

William J. Perry: The real risk of nuclear war
The former Secretary of Defense discusses the current nuclear threats the world faces and how we got to this point.
DATE: 2017-09-01

Sabaah Folayan and Damon Davis: Whose Streets?
The documentary filmmakers discuss their film about the Ferguson, Missouri protests after the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in 2014
DATE: 2017-08-25

Sarah Pillsbury: Breakthrough films and Liberty Hill
The film producer discusses her career in entertainment and her Los Angeles foundation.
DATE: 2017-08-18

Jonathan Taplin: Move Fast and Break Things
The professor and music industry insider discusses the downside of the tech industry's rise.
DATE: 2017-08-11

The Nina Turner Show: Call In Culture with Linda Sarsour
Activist Linda Sarsour shares the story of the Women's March from the inside and explains the difference between "calling people out" vs "calling people in"
DATE: 2017-08-10 | LENGTH: 22:32

Robert Rosenthal: Embracing new forms of journalistic storytelling
The executive director of the Center for Investigative Reporting discusses new ways to reach more people.
DATE: 2017-08-04

Hamilton Fish: Breathing fresh life into journalism
The publisher of the New Republic discusses the changing landscape of the fourth estate.
DATE: 2017-07-28

Livestream: Ohio Progressive Alliance, 88 Summit

DATE: 2017-07-22

Brian Knappenberger: Nobody Speak
The documentary filmmaker discusses his latest film about the end of Gawker and the billionaire who helped bring it down.
DATE: 2017-07-21

Toronto G-20: 7 Years Later
TRNN's coverage of the protests and mass arrests of the G-20 held in Toronto in 2010
DATE: 2017-07-20

Danny Goldberg: In Search of the Lost Chord
The music industry insider discusses his new book about the summer of love and the changing business of music.
DATE: 2017-07-14

Demonstrators Decry 'Award' for Australian Prime Minister's Immigration Policies
Aussie PM, Malcolm Turnbull, has been awarded the 2017 Disraeli Prize by the right wing neoconservative think tank set up by former British Prime Minister David Cameron, called Policy Exchange. Amber Rudd, the UK Home Secretary, was scheduled to present Turnbull the prize in honor of immigration policies. Mohamed Elmaazi spoke to demonstrators outside of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers where the ceremony was due to be held
DATE: 2017-07-12 | LENGTH: 13:10

UAW Files For Historic Union Vote at Nissan in Mississippi
Today, the United Auto Workers filed a petition with the NLRB asking for a vote for the 6,500- worker plant in Canton, Mississippi.
DATE: 2017-07-11

Real Media: Grenfell, Housing & Local Councils
At the #NotOneDayMore rally on July 1st, Green Party's Sian Berry called on Jeremy Corbyn to deal with Labour councils who continue to treat social housing tenants with disdain
DATE: 2017-07-10 | LENGTH: 02:09

Melvin A. Goodman: A truth-teller at the CIA
CIA insider Melvin A. Goodman discusses his new book and restarting a constructive dialogue with Russia.
DATE: 2017-07-07

Rebecca Carroll: Writing as a way to figure things out
The columnist and author discusses how writing has been integral to her life after growing up as a black girl adopted by a white family.
DATE: 2017-06-30

James Forman, Jr.: Locking up Our Own
Professor and former public defender James Forman, Jr. discusses his new book about the mass incarceration of black men.
DATE: 2017-06-23

The Necessity for Urgency
Watch Paul Jay on the need for an independent news source that's not beholden to the partisan political warfare that's covering up the danger of war and the existential threat of climate crisis
DATE: 2017-06-22 | LENGTH: 01:57

Peter Moskowitz: Gentrification is killing cities
The journalist and writer talks about the downside of gentrification.
DATE: 2017-06-16

Bernie Sanders on The Nina Turner Show, Premiering Today at 3pm ET
Live today at 3pm ET, check out the premiere episode of the Nina Turner Show, featuring an exclusive interview with Bernie Sanders
DATE: 2017-06-10 | LENGTH: 01:47

Mark Lloyd: Communications are Essential to a Democracy
The professor and former broadcaster discusses the current obstacles to communications in the United States.
DATE: 2017-06-09

Live Now: UK Election Results
Live election coverage tonight from 4pm EST with the best from the UK's independent media.
DATE: 2017-06-08

Laboni Hoq: A voice for the rights of the undocumented
The civil rights attorney talks about advocating for immigrants.
DATE: 2017-06-02

How Was A Climate Crisis Denier Elected President of The United States?
Only 16% of people surveyed are very worried about climate change. Here's what we plan to do about it.
DATE: 2017-06-01

John Scheinfeld: Chasing Trane
The documentary filmmaker discusses his latest film about jazz icon John Coltrane.
DATE: 2017-05-26

Oligarchs Don't Like Real News
Paul Jay talks about TRNN's approach to covering the furor surrounding Trump and the need to focus on parasitical finance and existential threats
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 04:00

Laura Poitras: A filmmaker who takes risks
The Oscar-winning documentarian discusses her new film Risk, about Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
DATE: 2017-05-09

Oliver Stone: A controversial and provocative original (Part I)
The Oscar-winning director discusses his unique take on history through his films. [Contains adult language]
DATE: 2017-05-05

Oliver Stone: A controversial and provocative original (Part 2)
The Oscar-winning director discusses taking on wall street through film and American foreign policy.This conversation includes adult language.
DATE: 2017-05-05

Trump's Immigration Restrictions Limits Progress of Science
Rush Holt, Head of world's biggest science organization says legislation must be based on evidence
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 06:25

Ray McGovern: Faulty intelligence
The former CIA analyst discusses his time in the agency and how he believes intelligence was used to wrongly justify wars.
DATE: 2017-04-28

Campaign Calls on Bernie Sanders to Lead a New Party
Nick Brana, former Sanders staffer, says it's time to give up expecting progressive change from the Democratic Party and that Sanders should lead his base in creating a new party
DATE: 2017-03-10 | LENGTH: 19:47

The March on Washington: Livesteam
Bernie Sanders is in Mississippi today, rallying with Nissan workers.
DATE: 2017-03-04

Trump Inauguration Protests
A photo essay by Paulo Pergami-Peries
DATE: 2017-01-23

Chelsea Manning on TRNN
On the occasion of the commuting of Chelsea Manning's sentence, The Real News replays interviews on her case and the revelations in the documents she gave to Wikileaks
DATE: 2017-01-18

Live Hearing for Trump's Cabinet: Tom Price for Secretary of Health and Human Services
In front of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee
DATE: 2017-01-18

Live Confirmation Hearing for Trump's Cabinet: Wilbur Ross for Secretary of Commerce
In front of the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee
DATE: 2017-01-18

Live Confirmation Hearing: Scott Pruitt for EPA Administrator
Testifying before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee
DATE: 2017-01-18

Freedom & Democracy - Global Issues in Context

DATE: 2017-01-12 | LENGTH: 02:46

Only Three Days Left to Help Us Reach Our Goal
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DATE: 2016-12-29 | LENGTH: 01:00

Nina Turner Show Coming to The Real News
Paul Jay makes a major new show announcement: Nina Turner, former state of Ohio Senator and Bernie Sanders surrogate will be hosting a new show coming soon on The Real News in 2017
DATE: 2016-12-29 | LENGTH: 02:43

Congo Youth Defy Repression, Protest President Refusing to Leave Office
Friends of the Congo's Kambale Musavuli says the fate of Congo's democracy hangs in the balance
DATE: 2016-12-20 | LENGTH: 08:52

Less Than Two Weeks Left To Help Us Reach Our Goal
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DATE: 2016-12-19 | LENGTH: 00:48

An urgent letter from Emma Thompson & Danny Glover
We believe this proposal from The Real News Network to create a Global Climate Change Bureau deserves your attention. It is a critical link in the effort to fight for effective action to reduce and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and transition to an equitable, sustainable green economy.
DATE: 2016-12-14

Whole Bushel Host Eze Jackson On His Experience Working For The Real News
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DATE: 2016-12-12 | LENGTH: 01:56

The People's Tribunal on the Iraq War - Day 2
After 14 years of costly war based on lies, it's time for truth and accountability. The People's Tribunal on the Iraq War will unify the global anti-war/peace movements with other justice movements by uplifting testimonies of the costs of this war - and war itself. The Tribunal will bring the lies that created the war on Iraq into public awareness, while demanding Obama act on them. It will build and inspire the anti-war movement that we will need after the inauguration of the next administration in 2017. It will be a tool that all groups can use to build, inspire, and enliven their organizations and communities.

Livestreaming on TRNN: December 1-2 from 9:30am-5:00pm both days
DATE: 2016-12-02

There's No Issue More Burning Than Creating Our Global Climate Change Bureau
Scientists are saying that by the year 2050 we will pass the 2 degree threshold and that was before the election of Trump. Watch Paul Jay's urgent appeal and make a donation today.
DATE: 2016-11-30 | LENGTH: 07:27

De-monetisation: Another Failure of the Modi Government?
Professor C.P. Chandrasekhar says the demonetization of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 banknotes will keep the corrupt unaffected by this scheme while the poor suffer
DATE: 2016-11-18 | LENGTH: 12:33

Nationwide Protests Against Trump and Dakota Access Pipeline Tuesday
Students walked out of school en masse to protest Trump's election, as hundreds of actions were held demanding President Obama reject the Dakota Access Pipeline
DATE: 2016-11-16 | LENGTH: 02:53

The Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science​
Narrated by esteemed actor Emma Thompson, ​the documentary ​"The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science" reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their vast wealth to ensure the American political system takes no action on climate change
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 29:53

TRNN Replay: The Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science​
Narrated by esteemed actor Emma Thompson, ​the documentary ​"The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science" reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their vast wealth to ensure the American political system takes no action on climate change
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 29:53

The Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science - Documentary Coming This Week
Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey has teamed up with TRNN to make a documentary exposing the Koch brothers' war on climate science and their plan to influence the 2016 elections. Stay tuned for the full documentary this week!
DATE: 2016-10-27 | LENGTH: 04:42

West Reneging on Promises Made to BRICS Countries During 2008 Crisis
The BRICS banks will need to address the challenge of the IMF's global hegemony, says Rajat M. Nag, Distinguished Fellow with National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) New Delhi - Newsclick and TRNN Joint Production
DATE: 2016-10-12 | LENGTH: 13:21

Shimon Peres: Champion of Power or Peace?
The former Israeli president and prime minister has been remembered as a peacemaker, but his biography tells a different story, says Michel Warschawski
DATE: 2016-09-30 | LENGTH: 12:21

Nurses Union Slams AFL-CIO's Endorsement of Dakota Access Pipeline
Exclusive: The National Nurses United a member of the AFL-CIO, strongly rebuked the AFL's decision to endorse the Dakota Access Pipeline.
DATE: 2016-09-16 | LENGTH: 02:50

TRNN Investigates 9/11
A replay of our coverage of 9-11 stories
DATE: 2016-09-11

TRNN Investigates 9/11
A collection of our coverage of 9/11
DATE: 2016-09-11

Amnesty International Charged with Sedition in Bangalore
If holding meetings on the experience of the people in Kashmir leads to charges of sedition, then India seems to be heading for difficult times, says Seema Mustafa, Editor-in-Chief of The Citizen.
DATE: 2016-09-04 | LENGTH: 04:17

South China Sea: Which Side Are You On, India?
Ex-Naval commander Atul Bhardwaj notes the role of United States in building a camp over the South China Sea and using it against China. Does India have a stake in supporting any one side in this dispute? - TRNN and Newsclick Joint Production
DATE: 2016-08-31 | LENGTH: 15:00

India's Achilles' Heel: Caste
Paul Divakar, founder of the National Campaign for Dalit Human Rights (NCDHR) says 2016 was a historic movement for the Dalit Struggle - A Joint Production of Communalism Combat and Newsclick
DATE: 2016-08-30 | LENGTH: 24:43

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Awaits Court Ruling On Dakota Access Oil Pipeline
TRNN's Kim Brown speaks to protesters outside the Washington, D.C. District Court
DATE: 2016-08-25 | LENGTH: 07:58

Paul Jay on What Makes The Real News Special
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DATE: 2016-08-23 | LENGTH: 01:39

Paul Jay on why The Real News is in Baltimore
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DATE: 2016-08-19 | LENGTH: 02:05

Questions Raised Over Proposed Affordable Housing in Port Covington
The Real News speaks to critics and supporters outside of the Baltimore War Memorial
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 04:02

Matching Grant to Double Monthly Donations for One Year!
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DATE: 2016-08-09 | LENGTH: 01:27

What do you do besides video news?

DATE: 2016-07-24

Why video?

DATE: 2016-07-23

What makes The Real News different from other alternative news sources?

DATE: 2016-07-22

How can you, Paul Jay, understand Baltimore?

DATE: 2016-07-21

Why is The Real News based in Baltimore?

DATE: 2016-07-20

Can change come from ordinary people?

DATE: 2016-07-19

Is the Real News Biased?
TRNN senior editor Paul Jays the top elite in society do not look at the world like the rest of us do
DATE: 2016-07-18 | LENGTH: 03:04

Why do you make The Real News, and for whom do you make it?

DATE: 2016-07-18

Where Did the Name 'The Real News Network' Come From?
TRNN senior editor Paul Jay shares the anecdote that gave raise to the name, and discusses why corporate news suppresses fact-based reporting
DATE: 2016-07-17 | LENGTH: 02:27

What Do We Mean By "Real" News?
TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay discusses the story behind the name
DATE: 2016-07-15 | LENGTH: 01:12

Two Years of BJP, Growing Communalism and Intolerance
Two years of the BJP government has seen a rise in attacks on minorities and growing intolerance. Indian civil rights activist and journalist Teesta Setalvad discusses how the PM's silence is a tacit consent to the RSS, which is pushing its Hindutva agenda further.
DATE: 2016-07-13 | LENGTH: 11:10

Is Foreign Direct Investment Driving Capital Flight from Africa?
Leonce Ndikumana says African countries need to adopt development strategies that encourage domestic investment
DATE: 2016-06-23

Nine Killed in Police Crackdown on Oaxaca Teacher’s Strike
Laura Carlsen of the Center for International Policy says that Oaxacan teachers are protesting not only teacher evaluations, but also the entirety of neoliberal reform under Pena Nieto
DATE: 2016-06-21

The People's Summit: RoseAnn DeMoro
RoseAnn DeMoro, executive director of National Nurses United, explains how the Sanders movement does not exist in isolation
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 09:20

Naomi Klein on the US Elections, the Democratic Party, and What the Movement Does Next
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Naomi Klein and Paul Jay discuss how to build a movement independent of the Democratic party, yet capable of waging a struggle within it
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 21:44

Grassy Narrows to Ontario: No Reconciliation Without Clean Water (2/2)
First Nation ramps up pressure on province to clean mercury in their water as experts confirm that river system can be remediated
DATE: 2016-06-19

Public Memorial for Michael Ratner
The Center for Constitutional Rights commemorates the life of renowned civil rights lawyer and TRNN board member Michael Ratner
DATE: 2016-06-13

NATO Exercises Encircling Russia: U.S. Might be Sleepwalking into a Doomsday Scenario
As U.S. destroyers and warships enter the Black Sea for the first time since the Cold War, NATO’s ten-day military exercises encircling Russia threatens peace in Europe says Richard Sakwa, Professor of Russian and European Politics at University of Kent
DATE: 2016-06-09

Corporate Media Obscures Muhammad Ali's Anti-Imperialism
Historian Gerald Horne says we can't let Ali's legacy be written by people like former president Bill Clinton, who will be speaking at his funeral
DATE: 2016-06-06 | LENGTH: 11:11

Sanders vs Clinton: The Democratic Primary Debate
A collection of recent TRNN stories on the race for the Democratic Partly nomination
DATE: 2016-06-05

Sandy Tolan: Children of the Stone
Robert Scheer sits down with journalism professor Sandy Tolan to discuss his new book about the creation of a music school for children in the West Bank.
DATE: 2016-05-27

Koch Funded Free Market Universities in Arizona
Arizona's state legislators, many with Koch campaign funds, pass a budget that creates a "right-wing laboratory", says independent investigative journalist Alex Kotch
DATE: 2016-05-26 | LENGTH: 08:51

Tapes Reveal Coup Plot Against Rousseff, Weakening Temer Government
Media Professor Joao Feres Jr. says that the Temer government, judiciary and the opposition media are all collaborating against the PT as evidence of the conspiracy is revealed
DATE: 2016-05-26

Breaking Through Power: Ralph Nader on Civil Society
The Center for Study of Responsive Law celebrated the 50th anniversary year of Ralph Nader's book Unsafe at Any Speed with four days of civic mobilization at Constitution Hall in Washington, D.C. on May 23-26, 2016
DATE: 2016-05-26 | LENGTH: 20:28

Why Austrians Nearly Elected a Far Right Candidate as President
The political and democratic crisis in Austria coupled with the economic conditions nearly handed the presidency to the far right, says economist Walter Baier
DATE: 2016-05-25

By Ignoring Fossil Fuel Extraction, the Paris Agreement is Doomed to Failure
In part two, environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey says a just solution to climate change requires keeping fossil fuels in the ground and reparations from wealthy nations to developing ones
DATE: 2016-05-23 | LENGTH: 10:17

Sanders and Class Struggle in the Democratic Party
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Sanders supporters Bill Curry and Jonathan Tasini discuss the fight in Nevada and the significance of the battle between Sanders and Wasserman Schultz
DATE: 2016-05-19 | LENGTH: 38:17

On the Side of the Road
The acclaimed film by Lia Tarachansky about those who fought to erase Palestine and created an Israeli landscape of denial
DATE: 2016-05-15

Jodie Evans: A Codepink Disrupter
Robert Scheer sits down with activist Jodie Evans to discuss her organization's efforts to move the United States away from military conflict as well as the origins of her activism.
DATE: 2016-05-13

Tributes to Michael Ratner: 1943-2016
TRNN Board Member 2004-2016 - Collection of Tributes and Interviews on TRNN
DATE: 2016-05-11

Brazil: An Honest Politician Will Be Removed By the Most Corrupt says Legal Scholar
Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos says if the process moves to President Dilma's impeachment, Brazil's Supreme Court is able to intervene on procedural grounds but not on the merits of the case
DATE: 2016-05-10 | LENGTH: 10:00

Venezuelan Opposition Activates Recall on Maduro’s Presidency
Steve Ellner says deep discontent across the political spectrum in Venezuela is creating a political vacuum
DATE: 2016-05-06

Greenpeace Leaks Secret Pro-Corporate Trade Agreement
Jorgo Riss of Greenpeace says leaked TTIP documents show a huge transfer of power from people to big business and negotiators consulting with the corporate sector
DATE: 2016-05-03

Spontaneous Protests in Baghdad Green Zone Show Cracks in the Security Apparatus
Sabah Alnasseri of York University says the non-sectarian and non-ethnic character of these protests are a significant development
DATE: 2016-05-03 | LENGTH: 07:30

Jason Leopold and the Power of FOIA
Robert Scheer sits down with journalist Jason Leopold to discuss how he has used the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) again and again to obtain previously undisclosed government documents.
DATE: 2016-0415

Robert Scheer Talks With Eddie Conway About Making Real News After Prison
In this week's "Scheer Intelligence," the Truthdig editor in chief sits down with former Black Panther Eddie Conway to hear about how he helped fellow prisoners organize for reform while serving a nearly 44-year term sentence for a murder he didn't commit.
DATE: 2016-04-30

Brazilian Senate to Vote on President Rousseff's Impeachment
Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos looks at why Rousseff's impeachment is a highly political process and not a legal one and how this "legislative coup" can be compared to others in recent Latin American history
DATE: 2016-04-27

One Year Since the Death of Freddie Gray
One the eve of the anniversary death of Freddie Gray in police custody
DATE: 2016-04-19

How the EPA Allowed Oil and Gas Companies to Contaminate Our Drinking Water
Steve Horn of DeSmogBlog says the EPA doesn't even know the chemicals used for fracking due to exemptions from the Clean Water Act, Safe Drinking Water Act, and Clean Air Act provided by the IOGCC
DATE: 2016-04-15

Panama Papers and Canadian Tax Dodgers
Dennis Howlett, Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness, explains how Canadians have a long history of offshore tax evasion
DATE: 2016-04-12

Police Reform Is Meaningless Without Civilian Oversight, Advocates Say
Advocates and former law enforcement say to hold police accountable, Maryland must make a civilian presence on internal police boards mandatory
DATE: 2016-04-08 | LENGTH: 05:47

Americans Named in Panama Papers Leak
Tim Johnson of McClatchy Newspapers refutes the accusation that the ICIJ has been targeting foreign adversaries of the United States in their reporting and examines how middlemen help funnel wealth offshore
DATE: 2016-04-08

"It's a Felony to Rip Off Shareholders but Violating Safety Regulations is a Misdemeanor."
Coal River Mountain Watch's Bob Kincaid says ripping off shareholders comes with a harder punishment than killing 29 people
DATE: 2016-04-08

How the French Elite Created the War Against the Veil
French minister's statement comparing wearing headscarves to slavery demonstrates an ongoing struggle over freedom of religion and citizenship, says Yasser Louati, spokesperson for the Collective Against Islamophobia in France
DATE: 2016-04-07

The Real News of the Day: April 7, 2016
Sanders and Clinton Tied, ACLU Sues US Gov't, Increasing Global Military Spending, Panama Papers Fallout, Puerto Rico Suspends Debt Payment, Greeks Strike, Haiti Election Postponed
DATE: 2016-04-07

The Real News of the Day: April 6, 2016
Cruz and Sanders Win, No Pfizer Merger/Inversion, Unity Government in Libya, Protests in France and Peru, Brazil VP Impeachment Process, Carbon Emissions and Growth Delinked
DATE: 2016-04-06

Brazil's Legal Order as the Source of Political Disorder
Boaventura de Sousa Santos analyzes the state of Brazil's political and legal system
DATE: 2016-04-05

The Real News of the Day: April 5, 2016
Iceland PM's resignation and the Panama Papers, the primaries in Wisconsin, Mississippi's new anti-LGBT law, executions in Saudi Arabia, Aung Sang Suu Kyi, women nominated for UN Secretary General, and Maryland's new climate legislation.
DATE: 2016-04-05

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DATE: 2016-04-04

Madison Shockley and the Meanings of Christianity
Robert Scheer sits down with Reverend Madison Shockley to discuss his family's history with racism as well as his views on what is means to be Christian today.
DATE: 2016-04-01

Pakistani Military Flexes Its Muscles In Wake of Lahore Bombing
Saadia Toor, author of State of Islam: Culture and Cold War Politics in Pakistan, describes the potential "creeping coup" in the aftermath of the tragedy
DATE: 2016-03-31

Thomas Frank and the New "Liberal"
Robert Scheer sits down with writer Thomas Frank to discuss his new book about the changing face of liberals.
DATE: 2016-03-18

Baltimore Students say Police Beatings not Unusual
School police officers and students square off in a TRNN debate over the role of cops in education in the wake of a beating of a student caught on video that has lead to criminal charges
DATE: 2016-03-17

Sanders Now Leading in Illinois, Says He Doesn't Want the Endorsement of Rahm Emanuel
Kari Lydersen, author of Mayor 1%: Rahm Emanuel and the Rise of Chicago's 99%, says Sanders is tapping into popular anger against the corporate Democrat who has longstanding ties to the Clintons
DATE: 2016-03-14 | LENGTH: 08:32

William Binney: Blowing the Whistle on the NSA.
Robert Scheer sits down with former National Security Agency official turned whistle-blower William Binney to discuss the fight between Apple and the US government over access to Americans' cell phone data and why he believes there can be too much intelligence.
DATE: 2016-03-11

After Historic Michigan Win, is Bernie Now “Electable”?
Professor Kathy Donohue says Democrats are making a dangerous mistake by ignoring the lessons of 1968
DATE: 2016-03-09

D. Watkins and 'The Beast Side'
Robert Scheer sits down with author, professor and activist D. Watkins to discuss his book about life in Baltimore and why he has chosen to stay in the struggling city.
DATE: 2016-03-04

Prominent Wall Street Whistleblowers Announce New Initiative Part 2
Bank Whistleblowers United held a kick-off conference Thursday where former high ranking officials outlined a proposal they would like to see each presidential candidate adopt
DATE: 2016-02-28

Prominent Wall Street Whistleblowers Announce New Initiative Part 3
Bank Whistleblowers United held a kick-off conference Thursday where former high ranking officials outlined a proposal they would like to see each presidential candidate adopt
DATE: 2016-02-28

Prominent Wall Street Whistleblowers Announce New Initiative Part 4
Bank Whistleblowers United held a kick-off conference Thursday where former high ranking officials outlined a proposal they would like to see each presidential candidate adopt
DATE: 2016-02-28

The Documentary the Koch Brothers Don't Want You to See
Investigative journalist Bruce Livesey's documentary was pulled days before it was set to air and he was fired from Global News. Watch the promo and see how you can help.
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 03:03

Subprime Mortgage Whistleblowers Warn Bigger Crash on Its Way
Whistleblowers Richard Bowen and Michael Winston, along with UMKC's Bill Black, discuss the rampant fraud at Countrywide and Citigroup and how today's high foreclosure rates in states like Nevada could be a sign of what's to come
DATE: 2016-02-21

Ron Kovic and the Continuing Struggle for Veterans
Robert Scheer sits down with Vietnam veteran, author and peace activist Ron Kovic to discuss what has changed and what hasn't since Kovic's time in combat.
DATE: 2016-02-19

Flint Water Crisis - with Rep. Brenda L. Lawrence, D-MI
Recorded 2/6/2016 at the Progressive Congress 2016: Rep. Brenda L. Lawrence says the Flint water crisis is another symptom of infrastructure crisis that is being ignored -- because it affected the poorest communities in our country.
DATE: 2016-02-13 | LENGTH: 09:08

Hollywood Glorifies Bankers, Ignores Unsung Whistleblowers
UMKC's Bill Black reviews the highlights and holes of the film The Big Short
DATE: 2016-02-08

On the Road: The Real News Heads to New Hampshire
On Monday, February 8th at 12pm ET & Tuesday, February 9th at 2pm ET, The Real News will report LIVE from the New Hampshire primary. As always, your support makes our work possible.
DATE: 2016-02-06 | LENGTH: 00:40

Jessica Desvarieux on the Importance of The Real News Covering New Hampshire
With only three days until the New Hampshire primary, we still need to raise $4,000 to help us send a team to report from the ground
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 00:50

At Mosque, Obama Confronts Islamophobia but Ignores Role of US Foreign Policy
Author Laila el-Haddad praises Obama's defense of Muslim Americans, but says his foreign policy perpetuates anti-Muslim bias
DATE: 2016-02-03 | LENGTH: 10:06

Brutal Repression in Egypt Exceeds Conditions Under Mubarak
Noha Radwan, reports on the conditions facing political prisoners, where as many as seventy people are crammed into 15x15 spaces, she calls on the international community for assistance
DATE: 2016-01-31

Israeli Historian: We Must Understand Zionism as Colonialism
Historian Ilan Pappe says there's no other place in the world like Palestine where a 'peace process' make lives worse for the people it is supposed to benefit - an E&B News production
DATE: 2016-01-19 | LENGTH: 48:51

The Laura Flanders Show: Molly Crabapple on Her New Memoir 'Drawing Blood'
From sex workers in the US to prisoners in Guantanamo, artist and journalist Molly Crabapple has been there. Her bold and powerful work has also taken her to Abu Dhabi's migrant labor camps, and with rebels in Syria. This episode also features a commentary from Laura on the dark magic of the art market.
DATE: 2016-01-13 | LENGTH: 25:50

The Laura Flanders Show: Disaster Capitalism and Spiritual Feminism
Antony Loewenstein talks about Disaster Capitalism and the great Caribbean feminist Jacqui Alexander gives us a rare interview. All that and a few words from Laura on laissez faire capitalism - that isn't.
DATE: 2016-01-07 | LENGTH: 26:13

Judge Allows Major Neill Franklin to Testify as an Expert Witness in Trial of officer Caesar Goodson
The next phase of the trials for six officers charged with the death of Freddie Gray resumed this morning.
DATE: 2016-01-06

Neill Franklin Testifies in Trial of Second Officer in Freddie Gray Case
TRNN Replay: After 33-year law enforcement veteran Neill Franklin appears as a prosecution witness in the trial of Officer Edward Nero, we bring you our interview with him during the trial of William Porter
DATE: 2016-01-06

The Revolution Is Being Televised Pt. 2
by Paul Jay, Resistance is growing, but it's not enough
DATE: 2015-12-26

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DATE: 2015-12-26 | LENGTH: 00:45

Paul Jay asks: How much do you value The Real News Network?
From our on-the-ground reporting in Greece, Ferguson and Paris, to our live coverage of the Freddie Gray protests and trial, 2015 was a big year for The Real News. We need your support to help us continue our crucial work in 2016.
DATE: 2015-12-23 | LENGTH: 02:08

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DATE: 2015-12-09

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DATE: 2015-12-03 | LENGTH: 01:18

Connecting the Grassroots and the Global: Eric Mann and Pedro Paez
Eric Mann from The Los Angeles Bus Riders Union talks about why working people from LA are attending the climate talks in Paris. And Ecuador's former Finance Minister Pedro Paez on when they renegotiated loans, cut debt payments and reinvested in the local economy. Plus a commentary from Laura on lessons learned from an 18th century African statue.
DATE: 2015-12-02 | LENGTH: 25:39

Richard Nixon, Ted Cruz and the Abuse of Power
In the premiere episode of KCRW's "Scheer Intelligence," Truthdig's editor-in-chief sits down with John Dean, the former legal adviser to President Richard Nixon who blew the lid on Watergate scandal.
DATE: 2015-11-29

Turkey's Intentions Behind the Downing of a Russian Jet
Trent University's Baris Karaagac explains why Turkey would risk a close business relationship with Russia and assist Islamic extremists in Syria
DATE: 2015-11-25

N Don't Stop - Brook Park + TBB on Rooftop Live
The South Bronx, New York is home to landfills, highways, and heavy industry that takes a toll on the health of local residents. We speak to students and teachers at Brook Park, a local community garden where residents get a hands-on opportunity to learn about healthy living and reconnecting with nature. Pioneer BBoy dancers, The Bronx Boys rock #RooftopLive.
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 09:28

N Don't Stop - Harlem, New York's homeless residents demand low income housing
Rebel Diaz speaks with members of Picture the Homeless (@pthny), a grassroots organization founded and led by homeless people. Plus, we get the Word on the Street from the people of Harlem, who give us their opinion on developer plans to build luxury hi - rise buildings where a grocery store now stands. And, New York-based recording artist, AKIR (@akirone), performs on a special Rooftop Live. watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 11:38

N Don't Stop - Chief69: Revolutionary B-Boy
This segment, we connect with Chief69, a young Bronx B-Boy keeping the essence of Hip Hop culture and revolutionary activism alive. Garifuna musician Rolando 'Chi Chi' Sosa features live with an in-studio performance. teleSUR
DATE: 2015-10-26 | LENGTH: 10:01

Proposed Sentencing Reforms Would Keep Drug War Policies Intact
Retired 32-year veteran Federal Marshall Matthew Fogg says the Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act is a positive step but fails to address racist law enforcement or drug war policy
DATE: 2015-10-2 | LENGTH: 09:05

Angel Elliott: Why Support The Real News Network
A message from Angel Elliott
DATE: 2015-10-19

Price Gouging In Health Care Is The Rule, Not the Exception
Jean Ross, co-president of National Nurses United, discusses the institutional context behind the recent overnight price hike of Daraprim.
DATE: 2015-09-23 | LENGTH: 08:14

Australian PM Tony Abbott Toppled By His Own Former Communications Minister
Dr. Binoy Kampmark discusses the political situation that has led to the fourth prime minister of Australia since 2013
DATE: 2015-09-17 | LENGTH: 12:41

Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Escalating
As the UN announces that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year exceeds 300,000, Vijay Prashad says the superpowers must move towards a ceasefire in Syria as soon as possible to stem the tide
DATE: 2015-08-29 | LENGTH: 10:43

I Mix What I Like Screening - Releasing the Dragon
A Tribute to George Jackson and Black August
DATE: 2015-08-27

In Turkey, Kurds See Airstrikes and Protest Crackdowns as Political Revenge
Scholar and activist Sardar Saadi discusses the political context of the recent airstrikes launched by Turkey against the Islamic State and Kurds in Iraq and Syria.
DATE: 2015-07-28 | LENGTH: 07:50

Rap News: Immigrants! Feat. Donald Trump & Tony Abbott
Mass exoduses of people - refugees, asylum seekers, and migrant workers - are taking place all over the planet, causing tensions and tempers to rise.
DATE: 2015-07-26 | LENGTH: 07:09

Max Blumenthal on Je Ne Suis Pas Charlie
Max Blumenthal talks to Paul Jay about his new film on Islamophobia & anti-Semitism in France
DATE: 2015-07-23 | LENGTH: 28:50

Je ne suis pas Charlie
TRNN Top Stories of 2015: A film by James Kleinfeld and Max Blumenthal
DATE: 2015-07-20

Democracy Rising World Conference 2015
Replay of our coverage from Athens.
DATE: 2015-07-17

Two-Year Anniversary of Lac Megantic Oil Train Disaster Spurs Week of Action Against Crude by Rail
A photo essay by Shaghayegh Tajvidi
DATE: 2015-07-10

Survivor of Israeli Attack on USS Liberty: It Could Not Have Been a Mistake (2/2)
TRNN speaks to survivor Sgt. Bryce Lockwood and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern about the 1967 Israeli attack on the USS Liberty
DATE: 2015-07-03 | LENGTH: 19:31

Pope Francis vs Climate Change
Today on Rap News, a world exclusive: Pope Francis performing his 2015 encyclical on climate change, revealing his new, revised Ten Climate Commandments for the care of our common home.
DATE: 2015-06-29 | LENGTH: 05:41

Human Survival in the Sixth Extinction
New study finds human population growth behind extinction acceleration. Study co-author Professor Gerardo Ceballos explains our future.
DATE: 2015-06-26 | LENGTH: 08:08

Jill Stein: Why Support The Real News Network
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DATE: 2015-06-25

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DATE: 2015-06-18

Happy Birthday Tupac Shakur: Unraveling the Politics of His Life and Assassination
Baltimore-based author and researcher John Potash summarizes his research into the life and assassination of Tupac Shakur
DATE: 2015-06-17

Meet The Real News Team
The people behind the Real News step forward
DATE: 2015-06-17 | LENGTH: 03:26

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DATE: 2015-06-16

The Real News Network Launches Its New Arts and Cultural Team
The Arts & Culture team of The Real News Network makes the connection between artist and activism.
DATE: 2015-06-13

History of the National Security State with Gore Vidal
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DATE: 2015-06-11

We Have Faith in You
Paul Jay talks about the costs of covering the Baltimore resistance
DATE: 2015-06-11

The Vultures of Desperation
Paul Jay asks why did Rodney Todd and his seven children die?
DATE: 2015-06-05

Cuban Resilience
TRNN Replay: As the US officially removes Cuba from the state sponsors of terror lists, Michael Ratner, just returned from Cuba, reflects on the resilience of Cuban people in the face of the harsh decades-long US embargo
DATE: 2015-05-31 | LENGTH: 20:12

Cornel West: Why Support The Real News
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DATE: 2015-05-28

New Evidence Linking Climate Change to Extreme Weather
Professor Edward Hanna says there's mounting evidence extreme weather in the US and UK is connected to rising temperatures in the arctic
DATE: 2015-05-28

A Defining Moment for The Real News
Paul Jay stresses the importance of The Real News coverage of the protests against the murder of Freddie Gray and the police and National Guard violation of people's constitutional and human rights.
DATE: 2015-05-27

Michelle Alexander: Why Support The Real News Network
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DATE: 2015-05-14

Cornel West in Baltimore
Professor, scholar and activist Cornel West spoke at the Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Baltimore Monday about police brutality, poverty and the inspiration needed to fight oppression today.
DATE: 2015-05-13

Why Did Freddie Gray Die and Why are Baltimore Youth So Angry
The Real News livestream coverage of the ongoing situation in Baltimore featuring panel discussions on policing, media coverage, and systemic issues with Stephen Janis, Jill Carter, and more
DATE: 2015-04-29

Not Fit to Rule
Paul Jay says the elites are incapable of making cities safe, dealing with chronic poverty and unemployment, and facing up to economic stagnation and climate change - their only answer is war
DATE: 2015-04-27

The EuroDiVision Contest
Rap News: Join Robert Foster as he examines the Eurozone crisis and the causes behind it.
DATE: 2015-04-11

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DATE: 2015-04-10

Is the Baltimore Detention Center Torturing Juveniles?
Criminal justice expert Marc Schindler discusses recent allegations from the Justice Department that a Baltimore detention facility is illegally subjecting juveniles to solitary confinement
DATE: 2015-04-1

Danny Schechter: Veteran Independent Journalist and Early Supporter of The Real News Network. June 27, 1942 - March 19, 2015
Journalist, filmmaker, and activist Danny Schechter "The News Dissector" died on March 19, 2015. Watch a collection of Danny's interviews with TRNN
DATE: 2015-03-22

Chris Hedges: Why I Support The Real News Network
Chris Hedges on the need for supporting independent media like The Real News Network
DATE: 2015-03-19 | LENGTH: 01:10

Phil Donahue: Why Support The Real News Network
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DATE: 2015-03-10

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DATE: 2015-03-10

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DATE: 2015-03-10

Family Day Rally Outside Ontario Prison Demands End to Immigration Detentions and Deportations
Photo Essay by Shaghayegh Tajvidi
DATE: 2015-02-19

Capitalism at the Root of Greek Economic Crisis
Costas Panayotakis, author of Remaking Scarcity: From Capitalist Inefficiency to Economic Democracy, says Greece's economic woes stem from the capitalist mismanagement of the Greek economy
DATE: 2015-02-10

Why are the U.S. and EU Split on Providing Lethal Aid to Ukraine?
Tarik Cyril Amar of Columbia University says explicitly ruling out NATO membership for Ukraine would be in Ukraine's best interest
DATE: 2015-02-08

How Guns Made the Civil Rights Movement Possible (1/3)
To mark Black History Month, TRNN's Eddie Conway interviews Charlie Cobb, author of the book "This Nonviolent Stuff'll Get You Killed," who says he dropped out of Howard University to become active in the Civil Rights Movement
DATE: 2015-02-03 | LENGTH: 19:09

Israel, Iran, and ISIS - U.S. Policy Towards Syria is Wrong says Wilkerson
Larry Wilkerson: There will no solution in Syria without cooperation of Iran but U.S. policy is blocked by Israel's agenda
DATE: 2014-12-30

The New World Order? - with Russel Brand & Bill de Berg
Rap News: Join intrepid host Robert Foster as he takes control of the lever of critical inquiry, alongside special guests Russell Brand, conspiracy guru Terrence Moonseed, and NWO representative
DATE: 2014-12-26

Greek Government Struggles to Stay in Power
Radical Left Party SYRIZA has a good opportunity to win if there is a snap election in Greece, which we will know by 29 December, says Costas Lapavitsas, professor of economics at SOAS, University of London
DATE: 2014-12-24

Are You Watching But Not Donating?
Paul Jay asks everyone who appreciates The Real News to help us in this critical year-end campaign
DATE: 2014-12-21

The Revolution Is Being Televised Pt. 1
by Paul Jay, Resistance is growing, but it's not enough
DATE: 2014-12-16

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DATE: 2014-12-16

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DATE: 2014-12-16

Congress to Pass Temporary Tax Breaks for Big Business for 15 Years Straight
Bush-era corporate tax breaks remain despite a continued slow economic recovery and account for more than $44 billion of lost revenue
DATE: 2014-12-12

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DATE: 2014-12-11

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DATE: 2014-12-06

Go Local to Go Global
Paul Jay says you can help The Real News break the monopoly on local television news
DATE: 2014-12-02

Obama's Record on Defending Civil and Constitutional Rights Abysmal
Michael Ratner and Paul Jay discuss Obama administration's policy towards Ferguson, Guantanamo, the NSA and torture
DATE: 2014-11-26

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
DATE: 2014-11-21

RAP NEWS 29: The G20 with Tony Abbott - Feat. Senator Scott Ludlam
DATE: 2014-11-17

How Would a GOP-Controlled Senate Affect US-Iran Negotiations?
In the first of a series of reports from The Real News, we look at how a change in party leadership would change U.S. foreign policy on Iran
DATE: 2014-11-02

Journalist Gary Webb Gets the Last Word in "Kill the Messenger"
Jeff Cohen from Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College says Webb exposed how the CIA-backed right-wing Contras in Nicaragua were partly supported by cocaine trafficking, which contributed to the crack supply in major US cities
DATE: 2014-10-10

Phil Donahue on The Real News
"The Real News is a jewel in the crown of American dissent," says legendary talk-show host Phil Donahue
DATE: 2014-10-01

Will You Put Us Over the Top?
Paul Jay asks: If you value Real News and have not donated this during this campaign, will you help us get to the finish line?
DATE: 2014-09-30

Palestinian Authority Has No Legitimacy to Govern in Gaza
Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah says Palestinians need to be able to rebuild independently of the neoliberal government in Ramallah
DATE: 2014-09-26

We Need a News Network Independent of the Elites
TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay: Because we don't take corporate money or accept funding from either the Democrats or the Republicans, your donation is what makes The Real News possible
DATE: 2014-09-24

War, Whistleblowing and Independent Journalism Panel
Panel includes: William Binney, NSA whistleblower; Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, EPA whistleblower; Jessica Desvarieux, journalist [moderator]; Phil Donahue, journalist; Thomas Drake, NSA whistleblower; and Kirk Wiebe, NSA whistleblower
DATE: 2014-09-22

DN! Livestream: People's Climate March
Democracy Now! is broadcasting live from the People's Climate March in New York City, part of a global mobilization in advance of a U.N. special session on climate change.
DATE: 2014-09-21

The Yes Men Protest Canadian Bank's Tar Sands Investment
Political pranksters stage a comical action at the Royal Bank of Canada
DATE: 2014-09-20

Interpret or Change the World?
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DATE: 2014-09-15

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DATE: 2014-09-07

Push to Unionize Baltimore's Jimmy John's Sandwich Shop
Workers at Pratt Street Jimmy John's have been making an effort to unionize to secure sick days, tips among other demands
DATE: 2014-09-03

Roy Singham: Why Support The Real News Network
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DATE: 2014-08-27

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
DATE: 2014-08-27

Chomsky: Why support The Real News Network
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DATE: 2014-08-25

Glover: Why Support The Real News Network
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DATE: 2014-08-24

What My Friend Jim Foley Taught Me to Question
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux pays tribute to the life of her friend and colleague Jim Foley, who was executed by ISIS while covering the Syrian civil war
DATE: 2014-08-21

Baltimore Protesters March in Solidarity with Ferguson
A photo slider from last Thursday's march in Baltimore against police brutality following the murder of Michael Brown and police crackdown on protests in Ferguson, Missouri
DATE: 2014-08-17

TRNN Replay: Nuclear Attack on Japan Was Opposed by American Military Leadership
On the 69th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, The Real News replays an interview with Gar Alperovitz, author of The Decision to Use the Atomic Bomb
DATE: 2014-08-06

Why Have So Many Ukrainians Fled to Russia?
Journalist Vladislav Gulevich says that many of the 730,000 Ukrainian refugees in Russia see the Ukrainian military as the main threat to their lives
DATE: 2014-08-06

No Safe Place in Gaza: How Silence Encouraged a Genocide
Yousef Al-Helou: As the Israeli military offensive on Gaza entered its third week, there's been more horrific mass killings committed because of indiscriminate Israeli tank shelling and bombardment throughout the besieged Gaza Strip.
DATE: 2014-07-25

US Courts Defend Rights of Vulture Funds Over Argentina
Michael Hudson and James Henry discuss an approaching July 30 deadline that could see Argentina put in a partial default by American banks and courts
DATE: 2014-07-22

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
DATE: 2014-07-21

"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
DATE: 2014-07-21

"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
DATE: 2014-07-18

Hedges and Lessig on Money and Politics (1/3)
Chris Hedges interviews Lawrence Lessig about his plans to break the hold of big money over American elections
DATE: 2014-07-15

The "Fight for $15" at Nation's Top Hospital Remains Unfinished
TRNN reporter Jaisal Noor examines the tentative contract agreement reached between Johns Hopkins Hospital and SEIU Local 1199 after a three-day strike and months of negotiations.
DATE: 2014-07-10

Protestors Say No to Fracked Gas Export Expansion Plan
Activists gather in DC over plans to expand Maryland's Cove Point facility into a liquidation and export terminal as safety risks and pollution concerns remain unanswered
DATE: 2014-07-10

Where's the Outrage Over Spying on Muslim Civil Rights Leaders?
Michael Ratner: NSA and FBI spying on the lawful political activity of Muslim Americans, as revealed by The Intercept, is no different than the surveillance of Martin Luther King, Jesse Jackson, and other black civil rights leaders
DATE: 2014-07-10

A Ground Invasion of Gaza Will Achieve Nothing But More Bloodshed
Haaretz columnist Gideon Levy says the people of Gaza are victims of Israeli domestic politics and treated like hostages by Hamas
DATE: 2014-07-10

Six-Month Anniversary of Major Chemical Spill in West Virginia
Russell Mokhiber and Angie Rosser discuss the effects of the West Virginia chemical spill on industry regulation and citizen organizing
DATE: 2014-07-08

SCOTUS Reinterprets Religious Liberty to Justify Corporate Discrimination
Patricia Miller and Tarso Luis Ramos say the decision reinterprets religious liberty in order to justify discriminatory practices of corporations, and privileges religious freedom of corporations over individuals
DATE: 2014-06-30

"A Commercially Successful Human Rights Violation" in Detroit
Emily Wurth and Tom Stephens say that the city is turning off residents' water so that they are forced to pay their bills, thereby driving up the commercial value of the public water system in order to sell it to private investors
DATE: 2014-06-25

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DATE: 2014-05-15

Palestinian Reconciliation Raises Tough Questions
Lia Tarachansky and Shir Hever discuss the unity agreement between the two major Palestinian parties Fatah and Hamas.
DATE: 2014-04-29

University Sit-In Targets World's Largest Private Coal Company
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
DATE: 2014-04-16

Eastern Ukraine Lacks Political Representation in Kiev
Derek Monroe says that Russian military presence along the western border is more defensive than aggressive; that the country is likely to remain unified; and the new transitional government continues an oligarchic rule that does not represent the interests of ordinary eastern or western Ukrainians
DATE: 2014-04-14

Jonathan Schell - 1943-2014: Board Member of TRNN on Why We Need The Real News
Renowned journalist, activist and board member for The Real News Jonathan Schell dead at 70
DATE: 2014-03-26

Ukraine's Political Violence Spurred by Cultural Divide
Nicolai Petro: Violence persists between opposition and security forces, as opponents use culture to divide strongly nationalistic Ukrainian groups and factions identifying with Russia
DATE: 2014-02-15

How The Farm Bill's $8.7 Billion Food Stamp Cuts Hurt Working America
Working age adults now make up the majority of food stamp recipients, but would raising their hourly wage get them off food stamps?
DATE: 2014-02-07

UN Report Blasts Catholic Church for Systemic Child Abuse Coverups
Chairperson Kirsten Sandberg discusses the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child report outlining massive allegations of child abuse coverups and its demands The Vatican take action to hold guilty parties accountable
DATE: 2014-02-05

Remembering Folk Legend & Activist Pete Seeger
John Nichols: 94 year-old Pete Seeger's music was stronger than the forces that sought to silence him
DATE: 2014-01-28

Obama Misses Opportunity to Address Severity of America's Poverty in SOTU
James Henry: Obama's State of the Union address should've been used to convince the public of the shared interest in solving the problem of poverty
DATE: 2014-01-28

Obama's Minimum Wage Hike Excludes Fed Workers Currently Under Contract
Amy Traub: Obama's $10.10 minimum wage hike is a clear victory for hundreds of thousands of workers of new or renewed contracts but will still exclude a large group once enacted next year
DATE: 2014-01-28

Hundreds of NYC Airport Workers Block Highway on MLK Day Demanding Living Wages
Hundreds of NYC Airport Workers Block Highway on MLK Day Demanding Living Wages - A photo essay by Jenna Pope.
DATE: 2014-01-21

Four Years After Haiti's Cataclysmic Earthquake
A look at how Haiti has rebuilt since the earthquake and how much has really changed in the Caribbean nation. - A photo essay by Jessica Desvarieux
DATE: 2014-01-11

June 2013
A tour of the roof
DATE: 2014-01-10

June 2013
Installation of the overhead door.
DATE: 2014-01-10

June 2013
Installing the door of the Brinks building
DATE: 2014-01-10

July 2013
Framing of the second floor studios.
DATE: 2014-01-10

January 2013
A walk through of the third floor of existing build.
DATE: 2014-01-10

July 2013
Just outside of The Real News offices in the center of downtown Baltimore.
DATE: 2014-01-10

June 2013
Conversation between builder and acoustic designer.
DATE: 2014-01-10

Almost There!
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DATE: 2013-12-24

We're Almost At Our Goal!
TRNN is more than halfway there to meeting our 200K challenge, but we still need help getting to the finish line
DATE: 2013-12-18

Late March 2013
Paul shows us the outside of the Brinks building.
DATE: 2013-12-18

Media Center Gallery
A collection of graphics of the new media center
DATE: 2013-12-18

Late March 2013
Tour of the outside of The Real News
DATE: 2013-12-17

Late March 2013
Paul takes us on a tour of the second floor.
DATE: 2013-12-17

Late March 2013
Paul takes us on a tour of the Brinks building before construction begins.
DATE: 2013-12-17

April 2013
Lowering the floor of the Brinks building.
DATE: 2013-12-17

Mid April 2013
After the renovation began we learned that the building had been built upon an earlier building.
DATE: 2013-12-17

Mid March 2013
Paul gives a tour of the Brinks building
DATE: 2013-12-17

Late April 2013
Mike takes us on a tour.
DATE: 2013-12-17

Mid April 2013
Progress is being made.
DATE: 2013-12-17

Mid April 2013
Progress is being made 2
DATE: 2013-12-17

Modestly Spectacular
Ralph Nader visits The Real News Media Center in Baltimore
DATE: 2013-12-16

A Game Changer
Paul Jay talks about TRNN's strategy for 2014
DATE: 2013-12-14

Fast Food Workers in 100 Cities Strike
At a McDonald's in Oakland, CA, photographer Leon Kunstenaar captures employees protesting for a living wage and a union, after a study finds more than half of fast-food employees' families rely on public assistance
DATE: 2013-12-06

Global Day of Action Targets "Toxic" Free Trade Agreements
Activists in Baltimore and more than 30 cities across the U.S. and Mexico take action to highlight the failures of so-called free trade agreements - a photo essay by Cassidy Regan.
DATE: 2013-12-04

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DATE: 2013-12-04

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DATE: 2013-12-02

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DATE: 2013-11-27

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DATE: 2013-11-26

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DATE: 2013-11-25

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DATE: 2013-11-22

Hundreds in DC Protest Against Surveillance State
Activists at "Stop Watching Us" rally to end domestic and international NSA spying programs
DATE: 2013-10-28

Protesters Hit Baltimore Streets for Universal Healthcare
A photo essay by Casey McKeel: A new state-wide organization wants Maryland to be the second state in the country to adopt single-payer healthcare.
DATE: 2013-10-27

Ecuadorians Rally Outside NYC Courthouse As Chevron Trial Begins
A photo essay by Jenna Pope: In 2011, Chevron was ordered to pay $18 billion to clean vast oil dumping in Ecuador. Now the company is mounting a legal challenge in a US court.
DATE: 2013-10-16

Veterans Arrested at NYC Memorial to Mark 12 Years of War in Afghanistan

DATE: 2013-10-08

Nuclear Engineer: Japan's PM "Lying to the Japanese People" About Safety of Fukushima
Arnie Gundersen: Japan's PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark
DATE: 2013-09-30

TRNN ON 9/11
A collection of stories on events of September 11 2001
DATE: 2013-09-11

Sikh Community Marks Anniversary of Wisconsin Temple Massacre
One year after six Sikhs killed in attack on Wisconsin temple, advocates say more action is needed to help prevent future tragedies
DATE: 2013-08-05

ALEC Turns 40, But Who's Behind It?
Brendan Fisher: After forty years, corporate-funded ALEC remains an organization filled with secrecy
DATE: 2013-08-05

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DATE: 2013-08-05

Marx and Tolstoy Helped Me See the Limits of Liberalism - Vijay Prashad on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)
On the first episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Vijay Prashad talks about growing up in India and coming to the realization that liberalism could never eliminate poverty
DATE: 2013-08-02

Marx and Tolstoy Helped Me See the Limits of Liberalism - Vijay Prashad on Reality Asserts Itself pt1
On the second episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Vijay Prashad talks about growing up in India and coming to the realization that liberalism could never eliminate poverty
DATE: 2013-08-02

Why are the bees dying?
With a third of food production dependent on bees, a new study finds out the reason behind the sharp decline in their population
DATE: 2013-08-01

A Message From Jessica Desvarieux

DATE: 2013-07-27

A Message from Baltimore
Paul Jay was about to do a video pitch for the fundraising campaign, and he asked his studio team why they thought viewers should support The Real News.
DATE: 2013-07-26

A Message from col. Lawrence Wilkerson
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DATE: 2013-07-25

TRNN REPLAY: Total Arrests Climb to 700 as Thousands Protest GOP in North Carolina
Roughly 2,000 people attended the 10th week of Moral Monday, 64 more arrested for civil disobedience
DATE: 2013-07-09

DC Activists Stage Bee Die-In at Monsanto's Lobbying Headquarters
Photos by Jenna Pope: 1,000 activists descend on the White House and Monsanto's lobbying headquarters as part of a global campaign against the world's leading bio-tech company
DATE: 2013-05-25

Part 2 of Extended Discussion on Austerity and inflation
Stephanie Seguino and Paul Jay dig deeper on inflation and the true cost of austerity
DATE: 2013-05-22

New Film Exposes the Israeli Weapon and Security Industry
Yotam Feldman: the Israeli economy has become dependent on the massive security market. Governments act in hypocrisy when they purchase Israeli arms used against Palestinians, but criticize Israeli violence.
DATE: 2013-05-20

3-Day March and Rally for Education Justice in Chicago
A Collection of Photos by Jenna Pope and Jaisal Noor
DATE: 2013-05-18

Poor People's March from Baltimore to DC
A Collection of Photos by Jenna Pope
DATE: 2013-05-12

Drums Beat for US Military Intervention in Syria but Israel finds a Weakened Assad "Convenient"
Phyllis Bennis: The humanitarian disaster in Syria is mostly ignored as external powers vie for position to control outcome of civil war
DATE: 2013-05-08

From Capital Punishment to Guns, Old Fears Weigh Like a Nightmare on Today's Debate
Stephen John Hartnett (author of Executing Democracy): The roots of today's debate about capital punishment, prisons and guns goes back to pre-civil war religious ideas that slaves must be terrorized and God must be appeased
DATE: 2013-05-08

In Mexico City Protesters Denounce Obama Deportations
Deported workers, families and activists rally outside US embassy demanding amnesty and reunification of broken families
DATE: 2013-05-05

Walmart Workers Protest Cuts to Hours and Scheduling Policy
Josh Eidelson: Workers say Walmart scheduling consigns workers to poverty through insufficient hours and wreaks havoc on their personal lives
DATE: 2013-04-29

Hundreds Die in Bangladesh Factory Collapse As Retailers Reject Better Safety Standards
Western retailers refuse to fund independent safety inspections after 300 die in Bangladesh factory collapse and 5 months after 112 die in factory fire
DATE: 2013-04-29

History of the Machine Gun
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DATE: 2013-04-24

Return To Kandahar
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DATE: 2013-04-24

Indigenous Town in Mexico Celebrates Two Years of Autonomy and Defense of their Community Forest
After two years of resisting illegal logging and organized crime, indigenous people in the town of Cheran Mexico demand justice for their assassinated community members and respect for their autonomous government
DATE: 2013-04-23

Kerry's Attempt to Restart Negotiations in Israel/Palestine Has Failed
Kerry refuses to challenge the unequal power relations between Israel and Palestine
DATE: 2013-04-15

City College of San Francisco and Public Education Under Attack
Hundreds of students, faculty, and community supporters of the City College of San Francisco rallied at City Hall to demand an end to cuts and layoffs and full funding of public education
DATE: 2013-03-20

Du Bois Believed Black Workers Must Lead the Struggle for Democracy
Anthony Monteiro Part 2 - On the 145th anniversary of the birth of W.E.B. Du Bois HIS NAME looks at Du Bois's view on racism, capitalism and the role of black workers
DATE: 2013-02-21

Food Crisis One Year Later

DATE: 2013-02-11

Turkey puts Israeli Generals on Trial for Mavi Marmara Attack
Israel describes the Turkish trial as a kangaroo court, but Turkish lawyers pushing ahead and say an Interpol notice for the arrest of the former Israeli commanders will be issued if they fail to attend
DATE: 2012-11-12

Obama Wins, Economy is Paralyzed
TRNN Panel: If next four years is like that last four, we are in for a much deeper recession
DATE: 2012-11-07

Nader on What To do Now
Ralph Nader: Time for a broad coalltion to push Congress towards policy that most Americans can agree on
DATE: 2012-11-07

Obama Wins, the System is Broken
TRNN Panel: It's not about who Obama is, it's about a system that only values money and power is in the hands of a very few
DATE: 2012-11-07

"Global Noise" Protests Against Austerity and Debt Spread Worldwide
Occupy Wall Street targets Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, other economic elite
DATE: 2012-10-16

Gore Redux

DATE: 2012-08-01

The Awakening Of The Squares
The documentary examines the rise of the 15M movement, a year later from six people who lived in the Barcelona occupation of Catalonia Square. They meet again to discuss the beginning of the movement, what happened to the country this year and what role should the movement play in the future.
DATE: 2012-07-24

No Accountability Yet for Toronto G20 Police Crimes
Paul Jay: Until police and their political masters are held responsible under the criminal code, it can all happen again
DATE: 2012-07-05

A collection of TRNN stories on Canada
DATE: 2012-07-02

Could Police Repression at Toronto G-20 Happen Again?
Lawyers Paul Copeland and Howard Morton discuss the major review of police actions during the Toronto G-20 and if there has been accountability
DATE: 2012-06-29

Philadelphia Rally Against State Austerity Measures
Gov. says it's time to put Pennsylvania "on a diet"
DATE: 2012-05-19

Occupy the DOJ: Activists Protest Injustice of Criminal Justice System
Movement grows against mass incarceration of millions of poor people of color
DATE: 2012-04-24

Atheists Rally for Reason on National Mall
The Reason Rally calls for a total separation between Church and State
DATE: 2012-03-30

One More Penny Say Florida Tomato Pickers
The coalition of Immokalee Workers organize fast at Publix Supermarket Headquarters, demanding one penny more per pound of tomatoes picked
DATE: 2012-03-14

Rap News 12: Yes We Kony
Join your charitable host Robert Foster - and our special guest, General Baxter, direct from AFRICOM - as we delve into the dark heart of the matter
DATE: 2012-03-12

Is "Democracy" a Western Construct?
An excerpt from the Live Real News Chat with Paul Jay, Senior Editor of The Real News Network.
DATE: 2012-03-10

Why Does AIPAC Have So Much Power?
An excerpt from the Live Real News Chat with Paul Jay, Senior Editor of The Real News Network.
DATE: 2012-03-10

Why Don't Americans Hear the Palestinian Voice?
An excerpt from the Live Real News Chat with Paul Jay, Senior Editor of The Real News Network.
DATE: 2012-03-10

TRNN Live Phone-In Event
Join our live, interactive discussion about The Real News and what is in the news with Senior Editor Paul Jay
DATE: 2012-03-07

TRNN Live Phone-In Event pt1
Interactive discussion about The Real News and what's in the news with Senior Editor Paul Jay
DATE: 2012-03-07

TRNN Live Phone-In Event pt2
Question and answer session with Thomas Ferguson on US politics and the 2012 elections
DATE: 2012-03-07

TRNN Live Phone-In Event pt3
Question and answer session with Senior Editor Paul Jay
DATE: 2012-03-07

Israel's "New West Bank"
New plan reveals gov't relocating Bedouins in Negev Desert to create Jewish contiguity south of the West Bank.
DATE: 2012-02-27

US General: "Iran a Rational Actor", but is US one?
Max Blumenthal: There is nothing "rational" about sanctions and GOP leaders call for war is certainly not
DATE: 2012-02-20

Noam Chomsky: "Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours"
Noam Chomsky delivers speech at the University of Maryland Friday, January 27, 2012
DATE: 2012-02-11

Noam Chomsky Q&A: "Crisis and Hope: Theirs and Ours"
Noam Chomsky answers questions after delivering speech at the University of Maryland Friday, January 27, 2012
DATE: 2012-02-11

RAW FOOTAGE: Egyptians battle police forces in second day of "Soccer Uprising"
For the second day in a row, Egyptians battled police forces in cities around the country.
DATE: 2012-02-04

Pressure builds for NYPD chief to resign over anti-Muslim video
Anti-Muslim training video screened to nearly 1,500 police officers
DATE: 2012-01-31

Australia Day -Colonial Occupation Mate
It's a day of high jinx, high revelry and high people in Australia; a day when a large and vocal majority come together to "celebrate what's great" about this country.
DATE: 2012-01-29

President Obama Delivers State of the Union Address
President Obama delivers the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress.
DATE: 2012-01-25

Vote on Questions
Vote on the questions you would like us to ask future guests.
DATE: 2012-01-24

1 million Wisconsinites petition to recall Gov. Walker
Wisconsin Recall Campaign shows mass opposition to Walker's policies
DATE: 2012-01-23

Machine Gun and the Rise of the US Empire
Here's how to get the three hour series, "Machine Gun, history down the barrel of a gun"
DATE: 2011-12-24

Meet Jihan Hafiz and Reed Lindsay
A special show with Cairo Correspondents Jihan Hafiz and Reed Lindsay speaking about covering the Egyptian Revolution and Jihan's recent detention while covering the Gaza flotilla
DATE: 2011-11-22

Obama and Occupy Wall Street
Occupy Wall Street participants discuss their attitude towards the Democratic Party
DATE: 2011-10-27

The US, Oil and the Middle East Uprisings
Media Education Foundation - Michael Klare: The primary US objective in the region is to support authoritarian regimes that guarantee the flow of oil
DATE: 2011-10-01

NATO and the Libyan people are not one force

DATE: 2011-09-19

Pre-9/11 FBI Headquarters had Information to Support Warrant for Moussaoui
Philip Shenon: Investigation shows FBI Headquarters had linked Moussaoui to al-Qaeda but didn't share info that would have allowed computer search
DATE: 2011-09-15

Without Short-Term Stimulus Global Economy Will go Over the Precipice
Michael Greenberger: Lack of capital for productive investment starving global economy
DATE: 2011-08-31

Secret Exemptions Allowed Speculators to Distort Futures Markets
Michael Greenberger (former Chief of Staff to Brooksley Born): Secret deals with CFTC staff led to futures markets with 80% speculation
DATE: 2011-08-29

DC Earthquake interrupts Real News interview
August 23rd interview with Phyllis Bennis is interrupted by the 5.8 earthquake felt in Washington DC
DATE: 2011-08-23

Should Banks be a Public Utility?
Yves Smith: Finance sector controls the regulatory process - there needs to be a publicly controlled alternative to the private banking system
DATE: 2011-08-23

Was S&P Downgrade a Preemptive Strike Against Prosecution?
Gerry Epstein: S&P face possible prosecution for role in sub-prime debacle
DATE: 2011-08-11

More Cheap Fed Money Won't Create Jobs
Robert Pollin: Unless Fed forces banks to lend for productive activity, 0% interest rates to banks only helps banks
DATE: 2011-08-10

Columbia U., Race, Class and the Gentrification of Harlem
Nellie Bailey: Ethnic cleansing in Harlem led by Columbia U., whose Chair is also chair of the New York Fed
DATE: 2011-07-24

Speculation Drove Wheat Prices up While Supply Expanded
Jayati Ghosh: Speculation, concentration of ownership and hoarding creates food price bubbles, with more to come
DATE: 2011-07-20

Murdochs Express 'Great Regret' Over Phone Hacking
Channel 4: Rupert Murdoch and his son James have apologized for the phone-hacking scandal while giving evidence to MPs
DATE: 2011-07-20

Mystery Death of Phone-Hacking Reporter
EuroNews: Hoare was the first named journalist to allege that former tabloid editor Andy Coulson was aware of phone hacking by his staff
DATE: 2011-07-19

Rupert Murdoch: The Kingmaker in British Politics
EuroNews: Global press baron Rupert Murdoch is the focus of media interest himself and the target of public anger
DATE: 2011-07-19

Firoze Manji on The Real News Network

DATE: 2011-07-15

Jeff Cohen on The Real News Network

DATE: 2011-07-15

Shir Hever on The Real News Network

DATE: 2011-07-15

David Swanson on The Real News Network

DATE: 2011-07-15

T.M. Scruggs on The Real News Network

DATE: 2011-07-15

Danny Schechter on The Real News Network

DATE: 2011-07-15

Wisconsin Cuts Public School Budget
TRNN Replay: Governor Walker's approved Wisconsin State Budget includes deep spending cuts in public education, expansion of "Voucher School" Program
DATE: 2011-06-28

Is There a Right to Protest in Ontario?
Howard Morton: Those in power have learned nothing from the Toronto G-20 events
DATE: 2011-06-26

Canadian Workers Face Majority Conservative Gov.
Jim Stanford: NDP 100 seats in Parliament does not make up for what majority Conservative gov. will do to workers
DATE: 2011-06-24

Conservative Government Imposes New Contract on Postal Workers
TRNN Replay: Debate continues over night as Conservative government imposes new contract on postal workers
DATE: 2011-06-24

Right Turn in Canada
Leo Panitch: Conservative strength means tough austerity measures on the way
DATE: 2011-06-22

European Workers' Unions Protest Dog-Bone Austerity
EuroNews: Thousands of protesters against spending cuts and austerity have been marching in Luxembourg
DATE: 2011-06-22

The Battle Continues in Wisconsin
Protest continues against Supreme Court ruling in favor of controversial bill as recall campaign intensifies.
DATE: 2011-06-20

Dem. and GOP Governors Embrace Austerity
Robert Pollin: There are many ways states can deal with crisis without cuts to services
DATE: 2011-06-19

Air Canada Workers Make a Deal Under the Gun
Jim Stanford: Union makes a deal under threat of a legislated end to their strike
DATE: 2011-06-17

Health Care is at Heart of Long-Term Debt Problem
Robert Pollin: GOP Medicare plan no solution, but Obama allowing debate to be about cuts not jobs
DATE: 2011-06-16

Japanese Public Rejects Nuclear Power
EuroNews: Almost three-quarters of Japanese people who voted in a poll would like to see nuclear power phased out of Japan
DATE: 2011-06-15

TRNN Replay: Wrestle Mania Over Debt Ceiling
Tom Ferguson: All the insiders in DC already know the outcome of Debt Ceiling Debate
DATE: 2011-06-10

Live on The Real News - The 200K Challenge
Join us on Wednesday night at 8 p.m. for a live webathon on The Real News Network
DATE: 2011-06-07

Inside al-Qaeda and the Taliban Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11
Gareth Porter on the new book by recently murdered Pakistani journalist Saleem Shahzad
DATE: 2011-06-07

The Promise of Real News
A shorter version TRNN video "The Promise". What you see on our site now is only a small taste of the Real News vision. Please donate during our matching grant campaign!
DATE: 2011-06-05

Honduras Rejoins OAS, Ecuador Votes no
Following the return of former president Manuel Zelaya, OAS votes to reinstate Honduras
DATE: 2011-06-03

Call to Decriminalise Drugs
The global war on drugs has failed, a group of past and present world leaders said on Thursday.
DATE: 2011-06-03

Yemen Update: Fighting Rages in Sanaa
Amal Al-Basha, the chairperson of the Arab Sisters' Forum for Human Rights, has the latest from the Yemeni capital
DATE: 2011-06-03

Poetic Justice
DatelineSBS: Javier Sicilia's son is one of the thousands of innocent victims of Mexico's drug-related organized crime
DATE: 2011-06-02

Crisis is not Behind us
Randall Wray: Banks are bigger than in '07; are cooking their books to show profits -- need regulation and increase in purchasing power and jobs program to avoid bigger crash
DATE: 2011-05-30

US Demands may Kill WTO Agreement
Tim Wise: After 10 years WTO Doha round negotiations supposed to be dedicated to the developing countries have reached an impasse
DATE: 2011-05-27

Police Attack Demonstrators in Barcelona
Protest against austerity measures in Barcelona attacked by police
DATE: 2011-05-27

Spanish Protesters Challenge Status Quo
Al Jazeera: The country's ruling party is facing growing anger over Spain's economic problems
DATE: 2011-05-24

The Collapse of Journalism and How to Fix It
Bob McChesney: Authentic journalism is a public good, democracy requires it
DATE: 2011-05-23

Spain's "indignados" summon spirit of 1968
Thousands of Spanish protesters take part in an illegal demo against mass unemployment
DATE: 2011-05-22

Spain takes to the street against austerity
Spaniards protested for a seventh consecutive day on Saturday against high employment and austerity measures, ignoring a ban on rallies on the eve of local elections.
DATE: 2011-05-22

The rage in Spain falls mainly on the pain
The rage in Spain continues as tens of thousands pack Madrid's city centre for a sixth day in protest over austerity measures and crippling unemployment
DATE: 2011-05-22

What Obama Should Say About Middle East Policy
Ilan Pappe: President Obama should announce he will break with US unconditional support for Israel
DATE: 2011-05-19

Japan Nuclear Plant hit by More Problems
EuroNews: More problems reported at the Fukushima nuclear plant
DATE: 2011-05-13

17 Senators Call to Regulate Oil Speculation
Kevin Hall: Supply and demand cannot explain volatility in oil pricing
DATE: 2011-05-12

Poor Suffer as Mississippi Levels Rise
Al Jazeera: Flood now affecting those who live in low-lying areas - poor people mainly without insurance
DATE: 2011-05-12

Obama Says he Wants Immigration Reform
Al Jazeera: Obama has deported record number of immigrants; is call for reform just about the elections?
DATE: 2011-05-11

FIFA Members Demanded 'Cash and Honours' for Votes
Triesman has told a committee of MPs that FIFA members asked for 'bribes' in return for World Cup bid vote
DATE: 2011-05-11

Anger Over Bailout Inspires Music in Portugal
Al Jazeera: Call to action is an anthem for protesters against Portugal's bailout during the financial crisis
DATE: 2011-05-11

"The Ghost of Osama Will Live on"
Muhammad Junaid: "For followers of al-Qaeda, Bin Laden a more powerful symbol dead than alive."
DATE: 2011-05-05

What Now for the NDP?
Joanne St Lewis: New Quebec MP's and others not happy with policy, will challenge direction of the party
DATE: 2011-05-04

May 1st Marches Demand Rights
Around the world, people march against austerity measures and for economic and political rights
DATE: 2011-05-03

NDP Breaks Through but Tories Win Big
NDP wins historic number of seats, creates conditions for Conservative Majority Government
DATE: 2011-05-03

Major Issues Missing in Canadian Election
Jamie Biggar and Ben Powless on the lack of debate about aboriginal rights and climate change
DATE: 2011-05-01

Keynes, Crisis and Monopoly Capitalism
Robert Skidelsky and Paul Jay discuss Keynes, the IMF, concentration of ownership, political power and rebellion
DATE: 2011-04-30

African Countries Develop Alternative to IMF Strategy
Leonce Ndikumana & Robert Pollin: Defying IMF inflation warnings, some African countries borrowing and investing in job creating projects
DATE: 2011-04-30

Fatah and Hamas Make a Deal
Noura Erakat: Deal is a sign of weakness for both organizations, but Palestinians welcome it.
DATE: 2011-04-29

Syrian Ba'ath Party Members Quit in Protest of Killings
Bassam Haddad: Resignations of Ba'ath members not yet at senior levels, repression will continue
DATE: 2011-04-28

What I Would Ask Bernanke
James K. Galbraith: A few questions I would ask at the Head of the Fed's rare press conference Wednesday
DATE: 2011-04-27

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.8
Ha-Joon Chang: Financial markets need to become less--not more--efficient
DATE: 2011-04-25

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.7
Ha-Joon Chang: Despite the fall of communism, we are in fact living in planned economies
DATE: 2011-04-23

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.6
Ha-Joon Chang: Making the rich richer doesn't make the rest of us richer
DATE: 2011-04-22

Hudson/Wolff on Debt and Recession
Michael Hudson and Richard Wolff discuss the theatrics of the debt debate in Washington and why debt does matter
DATE: 2011-04-22

Debt and a Broken System
Hudson and Wolff: Massive public debt incurred to bail out a broken private system
DATE: 2011-04-22

GOP Budget Ends Medicare
Dean Baker: Media is failing to report how radical Republican budget is
DATE: 2011-04-22

Did FBI Target Wrong Man as Anthrax Killer?
Investigative report by Greg Gordon finds important evidence not conclusively pursued by FBI
DATE: 2011-04-21

Draconian Michigan Bill Promoted by Major Corporations
American Legislative Exchange Council organizes national campaign to pass "model" legislation in states
DATE: 2011-04-21

Candlelight vigil for Gaza peace activist

DATE: 2011-04-21

Food and the Domination of Finance
Jomo (UN Chief Economist): Speculation and lack of global cooperation are factors in creating global food crisis
DATE: 2011-04-19

Why Did S&P Issue Warning on US Bond Rating?
Kevin Hall and Mark Weisbrot discuss reasons for Standard and Poor's warning US could lose AAA rating
DATE: 2011-04-19

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.5
Ha-Joon Chang: US does Not have the highest living standard
DATE: 2011-04-18

27 Arrested at DC Protest Against US Militarization in Latin America
Actions held calling for the closure of "School of the Americas"
DATE: 2011-04-15

Corporate Stock Repurchases Manipulate Stock Prices
William Lazonick: SEC allows corporate executives to make fortunes exercising stock options after large buybacks boost prices
DATE: 2011-04-13

Census Shows Blacks Leaving Big Cities
Glen Ford: Gentrification is a major factor pushing Blacks to older suburbs and to the South
DATE: 2011-04-12

Icelanders vote on repaying UK and Netherlands
Icelanders are voting in a referendum on whether or not to pay back British and Dutch investors who lost billions of euros in the Icelandic banking collapse.
DATE: 2011-04-10

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.3
Ha-Joon Chang: Most people in rich countries are paid more than they should be
DATE: 2011-04-07

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.4
Ha-Joon Chang: We do not live in a post-industrial age
DATE: 2011-04-07

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism Pt.2
Ha-Joon Chang: Companies should not be run in the interest of their owners
DATE: 2011-04-05

23 Things They Don't Tell you About Capitalism
Ha-Joon Chang: There is no such thing as a free market
DATE: 2011-04-04

How Obama's Libya Claims Fit Facts
AP: There may be less than meets the eye to President Barack Obama's statements Monday night
DATE: 2011-03-29

Supreme Court to Hear Massive Wal-Mart Case
AP: On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit from women who say they were systematically discriminated against by retail giant Wal-Mart.
DATE: 2011-03-29

German Greens Win Big on Anti-Nuclear Power Vote
EuroNews: Green Party supporters are celebrating in Germany after hearing they are on-track to get their first-ever state premiership.
DATE: 2011-03-28

The Triangle Fire
The Cloth Inferno - The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
DATE: 2011-03-26

Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
A short documentry about the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire of 1911.
DATE: 2011-03-26

Remembering Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
Serf Maltese shares memories of his grandmother and two aunts who were amung the 146 victims of the 1911.
DATE: 2011-03-26

Census: One in Six Americans are Hispanic
AP: New census numbers showing tremendous growth among Hispanics is helping fuel the fiery debate over anti-immigrant measures
DATE: 2011-03-25

Libyan Civilians Injured in US Pilot Rescue
Channel 4: After hosting a party for a stricken US pilot, Libyan civilians are fired upon and injured by US rescue team
DATE: 2011-03-23

Fukushima: The Danger of Going Critical
Channel 4 considers the far greater danger to human health if it transpires that nuclear fuel in storage pools at the stricken Japanese plant has undergone fission
DATE: 2011-03-17

Japan Abandons Nuke Plant Over Radiation
AP: A surge in radiation made it too dangerous for workers to remain at the facility
DATE: 2011-03-16

Meltdown Fears At Fukushima Nuclear Plant In Japan
Channel 4: Dangerous levels of radiation have leaked into the atmosphere after a third reactor exploded
DATE: 2011-03-16

Fukushima Crisis Is 'Serious Blow' To Nuclear Power
Channel 4: The nuclear crisis at Fukushima plant in Japan could lead to a long overdue re-think on nuclear power
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