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The Empire Files: Chevron vs. the Amazon - Inside the Killzone

In Part 1 of 'Chevron vs. the Amazon', Abby Martin takes us inside Chevron Texaco's Amazon killzone to see the areas deemed "remediated" by Chevron, and spoke with the people living with the aftermath. Watch more on teleSUR [Watch Part II | Watch Part III]
DATE: 2016-08-16 | LENGTH: 24:03

The Empire Files - Monsanto, America's Monster
Few corporations in the world are as loathed - and as sinister - as Monsanto. But the threat it poses to people and planet could be reaching new heights, as the World Health Organization has recently upgraded Monsanto's main product as carcinogenic to humans Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2016-06-14 | LENGTH: 24:01

The Global African: Finding Laughter in the Pain
Telesur's The Global African talks to Palestinian American comedian Amer Zahr about growing up in the United States as a Palestinian and the application of the word 'terrorism.'
DATE: 2016-01-17 | LENGTH: 28:06

How Neoliberalism Infiltrated Black Politics
We talk to political scientist and author Lester Spence about neoliberalism in Black politics. Later, we discuss the recently completed COP21 agreement with Wahleah Johns & Bill Gallegos.
DATE: 2016-01-10 | LENGTH: 27:39

Baltimore: A Canary in a Coal Mine
We talk to Baltimore activists about the Freddie Gray trial and what it means for the city, as well as the nation
DATE: 2015-12-12 | LENGTH: 26:21

Sheltering Liberation: A Short History of Maroon Settlements
This week on teleSUR's The Global African, Dr. Msomi Moor and Dr. Sheila Walker discuss the legacy of the maroon presence in Panama and Colombia.
DATE: 2015-11-30 | LENGTH: 25:41

The Black Panthers: A Revolution In Review
This week on Telesur's The Global African We sit down with acclaimed director Stanley Nelson to talk about his film, Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, and the relevance of the Black Panthers today.
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 26:28

The Global African: How Brazil's War on Drugs Replicates Failed U.S. Policies
In this episode of The Global African, we hear from Dr. Carl Hart, neuroscientist at Columbia University, on how the Brazilian government has implemented repressive drug laws that ultimately repeat the same mistakes made in the U.S. - In the second half of the show we cover new changes to the Rwandan Constitution that could mean that President Kagame ends up staying on until 2034. What is driving the push for this term extension?
DATE: 2015-11-14 | LENGTH: 29:28

The Global African: Reparations in the Caribbean?
TeleSUR's The Global African: Did UK Prime Minister David Cameron inadvertently give life to the Reparations movement in the Caribbean? We also talk to the leader of a new project cutting down on energy consumption and empowering local women in Tanzania. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-11-08 | LENGTH: 25:40

The Global African: Alicia Garza on BLM & Oprah's Diamond Controversy
We talk to Alicia Garza in depth on the subject of Black Lives Matter and Patrick Connors about Lev Leviev's diamonds and his connection to settlements in the West Bank.
DATE: 2015-10-4 | LENGTH: 27:18

The Global African: Canadian Elections & Protests in Baltimore
This week Telesur's The Global African will talk to Janaya Khan about the impact of the recent elections in Canada and Tre Murphy about recent protests in Baltimore. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-10-31 | LENGTH: 26:35

The Global African: Grace Lee Boggs & Dyett Hunger Strike
This week, teleSUR's The Global African will look at the legacy of activist Grace Lee Boggs and a hunger strike in Chicago protesting a school closing.
DATE: 2015-10-24 | LENGTH: 25:24

The Global African: Climate Awareness & Update on Puerto Rico
Telesur's The Global African will look at a unique tour bus of musicians, actors, activists and poets are bringing awareness of climate change's disproportionate affect on people of color & we give an update on Puerto Rico.
DATE: 2015-10-17 | LENGTH: 25:26

Majd Kayyal & The Trial of Hissene Habre
This week on teleSUR's The Global African, we talk to Palestinian activist Majd Kayyal about the importance of forging solidarity with the African American struggle and we also look at the trial of former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre.
DATE: 2015-09-27 | LENGTH: 24:45

George Jackson Mixtape & Mass Deportations in the Dominican Republic
We look at a new mixtape on the Black Panther George Jackson and an update on the crisis in the Dominican Republic.
DATE: 2015-09-20 | LENGTH: 25:04

The Global African: Hurricane Katrina: 10 years later
The Global African looks back at Hurricane Katrina and the state of New Orleans today.
DATE: 2015-09-13 | LENGTH: 24:49

The Global African - Labor Day and Canada's Relationship with Africa
Host Bill Fletcher looks at the state of the worker today and the overlooked relationship between Canada and Africa. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-09-07 | LENGTH: 25:07

The Global African: W. Kamau Bell & The Crisis in Detroit
Host Bill Fletcher gets Kamau's thoughts on comedy and Bill Cosby, and then turns to two activists to get an update on the economic crisis in Detroit. teleSUR
DATE: 2015-08-28 | LENGTH: 25:03

Obama's Africa Trip & Legacy of Colonialism in Puerto Rico
Telesur's The Global African looks at President Obama's recent trip to Africa and the debt crisis in Puerto Rico
DATE: 2015-08-16 | LENGTH: 24:51

The Struggle for Justice Inside South Africa
Telesur's The Global African looks at the split inside the South African Labor Movement
DATE: 2015-08-08 | LENGTH: 25:34

The Global African: Addressing Race & Mediterranean Refugee Crisis
TeleSUR's The Global African explores the politics of class and race, and examines the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean.
DATE: 2015-08-04 | LENGTH: 25:12

The Global African: Right-Wing Extremism & Who Stole the Soul
TeleSUR's the Global African examines right-wing terrorism and Soul!, an early African-American variety show.
DATE: 2015-07-4 | LENGTH: 25:06

The Global African: Cook Up & Peace in Mali
Telesur's The Global African talks to Baltimore's D. Watkins about his path from drug dealer to acclaimed writer, and then examines a recent peace deal signed in Mali.
DATE: 2015-07-27 | LENGTH: 25:01

The Global African: Repression in Egypt & Black Transgender Lives Matter
The Global African host Bill Fletcher looks at these stories with Sharif Abdel Kouddous, a Cairo-based independent journalist, and Monica Yorkman, a Baltimore-based transgender activist.
DATE: 2015-07-19 | LENGTH: 24:49

The Global African: Not a Rapper & Black-Palestinian Solidarity
TeleSUR's The Global African talks to DC-based artist and activist Bomani Armah, and examines African American solidarity with Palestinians.
DATE: 2015-07-11 | LENGTH: 25:01

The Global African: Extreme Xenophobia in the Dominican Republic
The Global African takes a look at the prejudice currently in the Dominican Republic, the history of segregation in public spaces, and a special comment on the Charleston shooting.
DATE: 2015-06-27 | LENGTH: 25:28

The Global African: The NFL and Tech in Africa
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at the NFL and digital technology in Africa
DATE: 2015-06-20 | LENGTH: 25:49

The Global African: The Great Migration & An Update on Baltimore
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at similarities between the Great Migration and immigration today & also gives an update on the situation in Baltimore.
DATE: 2015-06-15

The Global African: Las Castas/The Trans-Pacific Partnership
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at the complexity of race in Latin America & who the Trans-Pacific Partnership actually serves.
DATE: 2015-06-06

The Black Church & Climate Change
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at the role of the black church and how climate change affects people of color in the United States
DATE: 2015-05-30

The Global African: The State of Black Workers & Violence in Burundi
TeleSUR's The Global African explores the state of black workers in the U.S. & the turmoil in Burundi
DATE: 2015-05-24

The Global African: Land Grabs in Ethiopia & The Legacy of Belgian Colonization
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at land theft in Ethiopia & the connection between Belgian colonization and HIV in the Congo.
DATE: 2015-05-17

The Global African: Freddie Gray Pt. 2
TeleSUR's The Global African continues to examine the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore.
DATE: 2015-05-11

The Global African: Freddie Gray and The State of Black Politics
The Global African's Bill Fletcher takes a look at the Freddie Gray protests and the state of black politics
DATE: 2015-05-01

The Global African: Attack on the Poor and Resentment Towards Mo'Ne Davis
In this episode of teleSUR's The Global African, host Bill Fletcher, Jr. looks at the U.S. budgetary process and the resentment directed towards a 13-year-old African-American female athlete
DATE: 2015-04-4

The Global African: Martese Johnson and the World Social Forum
TeleSUR's The Global African tackles the case of Martese Johnson and analysis of the recently concluded World Social Forum
DATE: 2015-04-18

The Global African: The Summit of the Americas & Reparations Conference
In this episode of teleSUR's The Global African, host Bill Fletcher examines the upcoming Summit of The Americas, recent Nigerian elections, and a conference on reparations.
DATE: 2015-04-10

The Global African: Ferguson, Iran, & Urban Development Pt. 2
In this episode of teleSUR's The Global African, host Bill Fletcher Jr. explores the DOJ report on Ferguson and discusses Iran-U.S. negotiations
DATE: 2015-03-29

The Global African: Selma, Jim Crow, and Urban Development
In this episode of Telesur's The Global African, host Bill Fletcher, Jr. discusses the racism in the U.S. since 1965 and the real motivation behind the designation of Venezuela as a national security threat to the United States
DATE: 2015-03-22

The Global African: Top Stories of 2014
Danny Glover and James Early talk to host Bill Fletcher about some of the most critical events of 2014
DATE: 2015-01-22

Nearly Four Years After the Revolution, Where is Egypt Headed?
Journalist Sharif Abdel Kouddous and scholar Mervat Hatem discuss the current social and political situation in Egypt - The Global African - Telesur
DATE: 2014-10-20

What's Behind the Ebola Crises and are U.S. Americans at Risk?
In an interview with Telesur's The Global African, Johns Hopkins Infectious Disease Program co-director Taha E. Taha discusses the roots of the Ebola crisis and what can be done about it. Courtesy of Telesur
DATE: 2014-10-03

TeleSUR's "The Global African: Climate Change in the Caribbean"
The Caribbean and its 40 million inhabitants face unprecedented vulnerability due to the phenomena that is climate change. This week on "The Global African," host Bill Fletcher, Jr. sits down with climate and development scientist Ramon Bueno and Caribbean climate change activists Stina Herberg and Empress Modupe Olufunmi-Jacobs to talk mitigation and the activism behind the threat.
DATE: 2014-09-04

A Telesur Production: Rev. Lennox Yearwood Talks Police Brutality with Bill Fletcher, Jr.
This week on "The Global African," host Bill Fletcher, Jr. sits down with activist, icon and change-agent Rev. Lennox Yearwood. They discuss police brutality in the Black community, the Israel-Gaza conflict, and the Rev's own brush with law enforcement. Telesur
DATE: 2014-08-16

Gaza and the Silence of Mainstream African-American NGO's and Churches
The Global African with Bill Fletcher, Jr. takes on the absence of condemnation for Israel's attack on Gaza - a production of
DATE: 2014-08-11

The ANC and the South African Deal with Monopoly Capitalism
Vishwas Satgar: At the heart of the bargain with monopoly capital was we will globalize, we will embrace neoliberal globalized economics, while you de-racialize the structures of the South African economy which led to black economic empowerment and the creation of a class of super-rich blacks
DATE: 2012-09-13

The Global African: Danny Glover & James Early on Venezuela
We talk to both guests about what the recent election results mean for Venezuela as well as the entire region. Then we give an update on the latest in Western Sahara
DATE: 2015-12-18 21:13:11 | LENGTH: 26:18,, The Real News Network, Real News Network, The Real News, Real News, Real News For Real People, IWT are trademarks and service marks of Independent World Television inc. "The Real News" is the flagship show of IWT and The Real News Network.

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