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Is Trump Dangerous for Russia?

The US and Russian right share a similar ideology, but it's one that sees each other as an excuse for military expansion and harmful internal economic policy, says professor Aleksandr Buzgalin
DATE: 2017-03-22 | LENGTH: 11:26

 
  
Anti-Boycott Law Denies London BDS Activist Entry to Israel
London Palestinian Solidarity Campaign Chairman Hugh Lanning says these laws are exposing the anti-democratic nature of the state
DATE: 2017-03-17 | LENGTH: 12:06

 
BJP Wins India's Largest State in Elections, Further Consolidating Modi's Power
NewsClick founder Prabir Purkayastha says the secular and social inclusion agendas have lost to the pro-business, anti-Muslim agenda of Narendra Modi - and no oppositional force looks ready to challenge the BJP in the 2019 elections
DATE: 2017-03-17 | LENGTH: 11:24

 
U.K. Increases Use of Stripping Citizenship as Anti-Terrorism Policy
Helena Wray and Caterina Aiena say the U.K. is showing a willingness to deprive people of their human rights and place them into a zone of lawlessness and statelessness
DATE: 2017-03-17 | LENGTH: 12:30

 
Has the Conservative Party in South Korea Lost Its 10-Year Grip on Power?
Asia Institute director Emanuel Pastreich says geopolitical uncertainties between the U.S., China, and North Korea could lead to great political and economic instability in the region
DATE: 2017-03-16 | LENGTH: 10:26

 
Netherlands Far-Right Leader Wilders Contained, But Far From Defeated
Alternet's Ben Norton says 'The Dutch Donald Trump' is going to remain a fixture in national politics - and this is just the beginning of a larger wave of far right movements across the globe
DATE: 2017-03-16 | LENGTH: 12:17

 
Russian, U.S. Geopolitical Interests in Growing Tension with Netanyahu's Political Self-Interest
Russia and the United States are in a strong position to protect their respective geopolitical interests in spite of Netanyahu's attempts at political self-preservation, says TRNN's Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-03-14 | LENGTH: 09:28

 
Tens of Thousands March Against Cuts and Privatization of the UK National Health Service
In one of the largest demonstrations of its kind, doctors and advocates called for a united front to demand a reversal of years of cuts and privatization to the NHS
DATE: 2017-03-11 | LENGTH: 11:43

 
Black Lives Matter on International Women's Day
We must bring the movement to those who are most marginalized, says Black Lives Matter - Canada co-founder janaya khan
DATE: 2017-03-08 | LENGTH: 15:16

 
Industrial Overcapacity Behind Stalled Wage Growth in China
Richard Vague says private-debt is financing harmful economic growth in the nation
DATE: 2017-03-07 | LENGTH: 09:39

 
Tens of Thousands Demonstrate to Protect Britain's Heathcare System
Stuart Tuckwood said participants call on the government to fund the NHS properly and to end the move towards privatization
DATE: 2017-03-05 | LENGTH: 08:56

 
Armed Conflict, Global Warming Intensify Mass Famines
Nnimmo Bassey explains why many of the world's poor are forced to migrate due to policies that allow western industries to continue polluting
DATE: 2017-02-28 | LENGTH: 10:15

 
UK 'Deradicalization' Program Shrouded in Secrecy
Islamic Human Rights Commission co-founder Arzu Merali says her organization will no longer participate in consultations about anti-terror laws because the government treated them as a mere rubber-stamping exercise
DATE: 2017-02-27 | LENGTH: 12:00

 
Will Social Democracy Prevail in Mexico's 2018 Election?
Andres Manuel Lopez Abradore and the Morena party could revive left-wing politics in Latin America, says National Autonomous University of Mexico's John Ackerman
DATE: 2017-02-26 | LENGTH: 11:37

 
German University Suspends Course After Instructor Criticized Israel
Eleonora Roldan Mendivil, who was set to teach an introductory course on political theory, says she was unable to defend herself against accusations of anti-Semitism
DATE: 2017-02-26 | LENGTH: 11:09

 
Greece's Debt Relief Conundrum
SYRIZA has failed to a develop the political capacities within its base that would provide room for the party to maneuver in case of a shift in the international balance of forces, says political science Leo Panitch
DATE: 2017-02-23 | LENGTH: 19:28

 
Argentina's President Macri Faces Increasing Scandals and Resistance to His Return to Neoliberalism
The political panorama for Argentina's conservative government looks increasingly difficult according to Prof. Atilio Boron
DATE: 2017-02-23 | LENGTH: 16:41

 
Ecuador Elections Appear Headed Towards Run-off
Despite Rafael Correa's success in improving infrastructure and social spending, the recent recession and attacks by private mass media have dampened enthusiasm for his former vice president Lenin Moreno
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 12:21

 
How E.U.'s Migration Policy Enables Migrant Smuggling
Statewatch's Chris Jones says the European Union Border and Coast Guard Agency is less concerned with human rights and far more preoccupied with border control, surveillance and the interception of migrants
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 17:38

 
Ecuador's Presidential Election is the "Stalingrad" of Latin America's Left
The outcome of the presidential election in Ecuador will determine the future of Latin America's left, argues political science Prof. Atilio Boron
DATE: 2017-02-19 | LENGTH: 16:58

 
IMF Lent to Greece Knowing It Could Never Pay Back Debt
There's a real need for international debtor rights, says economist Michael Hudson
DATE: 2017-02-17 | LENGTH: 13:06

 
Can Somalia's New President Help Rebuild the Country?
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed faces many challenges posed by war lords, the war on terror, and U.S. intervention, says professor Abdi Samatar
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 10:36

 
EU-Canada Trade Deal Will Undermine Domestic Regulations
Trade deals like CETA are in part a result of undemocratic policymaking, says Global Justice Now's Jean Blaylock
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 10:47

 
Secretive Proceedings Over CETA Trade Deal Draw Public Ire
With the European parliament set to vote on CETA this week, Jean Blaylock of Global Justice Now says the deal has little to do with trade, but instead emphasizes deregulation, privatization and increased corporate control over the economy
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 13:55

 
Behind Romania's Protests, A Struggle Between Unaccountable Judiciary and Corrupt Politicians
CriticAtac co-editor Florin Poenaru says Romania's political crisis is likely to deepen after the protests begin to recede
DATE: 2017-02-12 | LENGTH: 10:47

 
As Tensions Rise Between Greece and its Creditors, Is Grexit Back on the Table? (3/3)
Former SYRIZA MP Costas Lapavitsas responds to the argument that the costs of transitioning from the Euro to a drachma would outweigh the benefits
DATE: 2017-02-12

 
As Tensions Rise Between Greece and its Creditors, Is Grexit Back on the Table? (2/3)
Former SYRIZA MP Costas Lapavitsas explains that, so long as Greece remains in the Eurozone, it will not be able to reverse austerity and direct its fiscal policy towards unemployment.
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 19:58

 
Emmett Till in Israel: How False Allegations of Rape Are Used to Lynch African Refugees and Palestinians
Top officials implicated in sex crime scandals occupy top positions within Israeli state, says journalist David Sheen
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 14:12

 
Israel Announces Expansion of West Bank Colonization Amid Rise in Corruption Scandals
Political economist Shir Hever says the consequences of recent legislation will lead to a deterioration in foreign relations and deliver a major blow to the nation's culture industry
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 09:33

 
As Tensions Rise Between Greece and its Creditors, Is Grexit Back on the Table? (1/3)
By focusing on serving an unsustainable debt rather than addressing high unemployment, Syriza has set the stage for a right-wing victory in future elections, says former parliamentarian Costas Lapavitsas
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 16:18

 
50 Years Later, Film on Algerian War of Independence Continues to Inspire Freedom Struggles (2/2)
Sohail Daulatzai, author of "Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue," sits down with former Black Panther Eddie Conway to discuss why the 1966 movie remains highly influential in the age of the war on terrorism and authoritarian capitalism
DATE: 2017-02-08

 
Will Correa's Party Survive Ecuador's General Elections?
President Rafael Correa has not built a movement in Ecuador capable of mobilizing in support of his chosen successor and current vice president Lenin Moreno, says TRNN correspondent Greg Wilpert
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 08:11

 
Natural Gas Fuels Cyprus Reunification Efforts (1/2)
Reunification of the Island is being marketed as a solution to its economic crisis along with the development of natural gas infrastructure enabled by better relations with Turkey, says political scientist Leandros Fischer
DATE: 2017-02-06 | LENGTH: 09:34

 
50 Years Later, Film on Algerian War of Independence Continues to Inspire Freedom Struggles (1/2)
Sohail Daulatzai, author of "Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue," sits down with former Black Panther Eddie Conway to discuss why the 1966 movie remains highly influential in the age of the war on terrorism and authoritarian capitalism
DATE: 2017-02-05 | LENGTH: 14:14

 
Leading Candidate for French President Hit By Scandal
Left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon could face a very popular right-wing candidate in Marine Le Pen; if victorious, Melenchon would find himself surrounded by hostile actors like Syriza did when they took power in Greece, says Renaud Lambert
DATE: 2017-02-03 | LENGTH: 11:26

 
Brazilian Judge Presiding Over Car Wash Investigations Dies in Plane Crash
Plane crash occurred just as the judge was about to accept the testimonies of Odebrecht employees, says Joao Feres Jr.
DATE: 2017-02-02 | LENGTH: 05:15

 
Brazil's Corrupt Politicians, Media and the Courts in Cahoots
Officials close to President Temer could face indictment in the Car Wash Scandal, says Joao Feres Jr.
DATE: 2017-02-02 | LENGTH: 12:36

 
British Trident Missile Test Misfired Near Florida
David Webb of the Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament says the Houses of Parliament debated renewing its nuclear weapons system without any knowledge of the dangers
DATE: 2017-02-01 | LENGTH: 09:01

 
European States Pushing for Unbridled Retention of Its Citizens' Data
Mass surveillance policies often appease populist sentiment in the aftermath of a terrorist attack, but result in laws that are ambiguous and put citizens in danger, says former intelligence officer Asaf Lubin
DATE: 2017-01-31 | LENGTH: 13:39

 
Erdogan Poised to Consolidate Authoritarian Regime in Upcoming Referendum
Over the past year and a half, we've seen the emergence of an increasingly totalitarian regime centered around one individual who aims to radically shape and transform Turkish society, says Baris Karaagac
DATE: 2017-01-31 | LENGTH: 09:51

 
Edward Snowden: 'National Security' Really Means Protecting the Status Quo
Interview with acTVism.org based in Munich, Germany
DATE: 2017-01-30 | LENGTH: 55:32

 
Some Syrian Opposition Groups Begin to Abandon Armed Struggle
The mood at the Syria Peace Talks in Asnam suggests that the armed Syrian opposition's external supporters, like Saudi Arabia, have decided to wind down the war, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-01-28 | LENGTH: 12:20

 
UK Court Ruling on Brexit Emboldens Right-wing of the Tory Party
Parliament must be consulted before the government can trigger an exit from the European Union, and Jeremy Corbyn has come under a lot of pressure to oppose attempts to negotiate quickly, says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2017-01-26 | LENGTH: 13:45

 
Is China's Economy Headed Towards Financial Crisis?
Economist Richard Vague says China is acting much like Japan did in the decade before its crisis in the 90's
DATE: 2017-01-25 | LENGTH: 12:43

 
Without Industrial Policy, Trump Can't Revive U.S. Manufacturing
Trump will nonetheless try to look tough on China to appease his supporters, says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2017-01-25 | LENGTH: 13:15

 
Millions Around the World March in Solidarity with Women's March on Washington
On Saturday, a record number of people in cities like New York, London, Sydney, Tokyo and Toronto poured into the streets to support issues ranging from gender equality to living wages to LGBT rights
DATE: 2017-01-22 | LENGTH: 02:43

 
Theresa May Reassures British and Foreign Capital Over Brexit
Leaving the European Union won't have a major impact on capitalist globalization, but it reflects the political rise of a xenophobic right that could soon undermine the remaining environmental, labor, and social protections in Britain, says political scientist Leo Panitch
DATE: 2017-01-19 | LENGTH: 20:45

 
Low-Wage Workers in London Protest Against Management Taking Their Tips
Grassroots union, United Voices of the World, which represents low-paid precarious workers in London, held a protest outside Knightsbridge Harrods on 7th January over waiters' and chefs' tips. Credit: Real Media
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 02:18

 
Protest Against Mass Rapes in Korea During WW2 Prompts Recall of Japanese Envoy
The Japanese government has refused to accept the responsibility of being a former colonizer, says Aisa Kiyosue
DATE: 2017-01-16 | LENGTH: 08:04

 
Obama and Congress Just Made it Easier For Trump to Arm Syrian Rebels
Anti-aircraft weapons sent to vetted moderate rebels could end up in the hands of extremist groups as many work in coalition together, says journalist Ben Norton
DATE: 2017-01-16 | LENGTH: 16:10

 
U.S. Media Neglects to Report on Al-Qaeda's Presence Among Syrian Rebels
Journalist Rania Khalek, who recently returned from Syria, says that the rebels are despised even by many of those who loathe the government
DATE: 2017-01-11 | LENGTH: 21:24

 
How 'Misinvoicing' Masks Foreign Resource Exploitation in Africa
Leonce Ndikumana of the Political Economy Research Institute explains why as much as 67% of exports in some countries are simply not registered in trade data
DATE: 2017-01-10 | LENGTH: 20:12

 
Al-Jazeera Investigation Reveals Israel Lobby's Influence in the UK
Electronic Intifada's Asa Winstanley says Israel has set up astroturf organizations in the UK whose purpose is to sabotage Palestine solidarity
DATE: 2017-01-10 | LENGTH: 14:29

 
How Russian and American Oligarchs Benefit from Mutual Demonization
The US has sent observers to watch Russian elections for decades now, so why not have Russia send observers to the US, asks Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin
DATE: 2017-01-08 | LENGTH: 20:29

 
Opening Borders to Extremists Comes Back to Haunt Turkey
For Turkey, the difference between 2016 and 2017 might be very little, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-01-08 | LENGTH: 18:05

 
Mexican Gov. Faces Crisis of Legitimacy After Consumption Tax on Oil Catalyzes Popular Protests
Deep disdain for President Enrique Pina Nieto has opened up the possibility of an electoral victory for the left, says Professor John Ackerman
DATE: 2017-01-08 | LENGTH: 13:33

 
Jovenel Moise Awarded Haitian Presidency as Opposition Parties Allege Massive Election Fraud
Haiti's electoral council limited access to the voter tally sheets as the opposition began uncovering fraud, says radio host Margaret Prescod
DATE: 2017-01-06 | LENGTH: 14:57

 
Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem Would Be a Dangerous Provocation
The Trump administration might make a historic break with US policy and draw international outrage by following through on its rhetoric, warns New Internationalism director Phyllis Bennis
DATE: 2017-01-05 | LENGTH: 13:22

 
What's Wrong with the Current Aid Model for Africa (2/2)
PERI's Leonce Ndikumana responds to Nobel Prize winning economist Joseph Stigltiz who argues unfair trade deals cost developing countries more than the West gives in aid
DATE: 2017-01-03 | LENGTH: 16:01

 
What's Wrong with the Current Aid Model for Africa(1/2)
PERI's Leonce Ndikumana discusses his recent report that finds what drives Western donors isn't always what's best for recipient countries
DATE: 2017-01-02 | LENGTH: 11:21

 
Latin America in 2016: The Resurgence of the Right Continues (2/2)
The second part of our look at how governments shifted to the right in Latin America in 2016, imposing neoliberal economics in amidst high dissatisfaction with government
DATE: 2017-01-02 | LENGTH: 18:20

 
Latin America in 2016: The Resurgence of the Right Continues (1/2)
In Part one, we look at how in Brazil, Peru, and Argentina, governments shifted to the right in Latin America in 2016, imposing neoliberal economics in a context of high dissatisfaction with government
DATE: 2016-12-31 | LENGTH: 17:06

 
Rhetorical Battles Over Settlements Overshadow Massive US Military Aid and Protection of Israel at the UN
There's no fundamental shift in US policy, but Kerry's remarks suggest that the US is opposed to Israel as a Jewish state as part of a two-state solution, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies
DATE: 2016-12-29 | LENGTH: 17:13

 
Reflections from Cubans on Castro (2/2)
James Early and Paul Jay discuss the potential role of independent trade unions in Cuban politics and the future of relations with the US under President Trump
DATE: 2016-12-29 | LENGTH: 15:59

 
Russia Announces Syria Ceasefire Deal That Excludes the US
Author Reese Ehrlich details the many reasons why the deal could fall apart
DATE: 2016-12-29 | LENGTH: 08:56

 
Reflections from Cubans on Castro (1/2)
Street interviews with Cubans and a conversation with the Smithsonian's James Early about the future of the Caribbean island after the passing of Fidel Castro and a growing US presence
DATE: 2016-12-28 | LENGTH: 16:54

 
Economy Shrinks Under Modi-fied India
Raja M. Nah discusses how demonetisation has adversely impacted manufacturing and agricultural growth in India, and how cash stringency will compel firms to reduce labour cost and thus reduce income of the working class
DATE: 2016-12-28 | LENGTH: 11:38

 
UN Vote Reveals Growing Rift Between Israeli Settlements and US Interests
Netanyahu's response reveals that the Israeli government has no strategic plans beyond hoping that Palestinians will accept life under occupation, says economist Shir Hever
DATE: 2016-12-28 | LENGTH: 16:16

 
Aleppo, Mosul, and the US Strategy of Permanent War
The United States attempts to secure its national security interests in Syria and Iraq by sustaining conflict rather than pursuing political solutions, says professor Sabah Alnasseri
DATE: 2016-12-27 | LENGTH: 21:35

 
Are the Wheels about to Fall off of India's Economy?
Shankar Raghuraman of The Times of India says demonetisation has proved to be a farce. - TRNN/Newsclick Joint Production
DATE: 2016-12-27 | LENGTH: 12:25

 
An Interview with a Leader from Brazil's Landless Workers Movement
MST's Gilmar Mauro on the struggle to build a mass organization as an alternative to fascism amidst Brazil's ongoing political crisis
DATE: 2016-12-27 | LENGTH: 15:10

 
US Fines Deutsche Bank to the Applause of Shareholders
The fines for mortgage fraud had to be low so as not to endanger the viability of Deutsche Bank or Credit Suisse - but now it's not a real punishment, says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2016-12-26 | LENGTH: 12:10

 
Italy Needs Expansionary Fiscal Policy to Escape Six-Year Recession
Further cuts in government expenditure to compensate for the bailout will worsen the situation, says economist Heiner Flassbeck
DATE: 2016-12-23 | LENGTH: 10:42

 
'A Marriage Made in Hell': Construction Companies and the Brazilian State
Brazilian construction giant Odebrecht was recently fined $4.5 billion by the U.S. Department of Justice. The case shows the role played by nefarious infrastructure deals in Brazil's economic growth over the last 40 years, says Professor Rafael Ioris.
DATE: 2016-12-23 | LENGTH: 14:44

 
UK Fuels Carnage in Yemen Through Political and Military Support to Saudi Arabia
Theresa May's apologetics for arming Saudi Arabia reflects the arms industry's role in shaping British foreign policy, says Andrew Smith of the Campaign Against Arms Trade
DATE: 2016-12-22 | LENGTH: 14:07

 
Following Deadly Truck Attack, Islamophobia Fails to Gain Ground Among Germans
Liberal left and anti-fascist forces in Germany are keeping anti-Muslim politics at bay for the moment, says political scientist Lars Bretthauer
DATE: 2016-12-21 | LENGTH: 09:52

 
Kidnapping, Drug and Refugee Trafficking Behind the Financing of ISIS (3/3)
Journalist Loretta Napoleoni says European heads of state still refuse to see their foreign policy as the root of the crisis
DATE: 2016-12-20 | LENGTH: 15:56

 
Secret Mexican Government Report on Missing Students Shows Official Cover-up
The Unreleased Attorney General's report about the investigation of 43 missing students from Ayotzinapa implicates the investigators, says journalist Anabel Hernandez
DATE: 2016-12-20 | LENGTH: 14:57

 
20 Killed In Protests Demanding Congo President Step Down and Respect Term Limits
Friends of the Congo's Maurice Carney says the US shares responsibility for Congo's latest crisis because it backed corrupt Congo leaders when it served their interests.
DATE: 2016-12-20 | LENGTH: 05:04

 
EU Immigration 'Assistance' to Italy and Greece Seeks to Block Migrants From Leaving
Yasha Maccanico says suspicion of terrorism is often used as a pretext to ensure that people cannot have any possibility of determining their fate
DATE: 2016-12-19 | LENGTH: 11:13

 
Kidnapping, Drug and Refugee Trafficking Behind the Financing of ISIS (2/3)
The story of refugee trafficking begins with the disruptions to drug smuggling caused by the Patriot Act, says journalist Loretta Napoleoni
DATE: 2016-12-19 | LENGTH: 15:56

 
Defense Deal: India Caught in US Strategic Grip
Public policy analyst D. Raghunandan discusses India's new status of Major Defense Partner of the United States. - Newsclick/TRNN Joint Production
DATE: 2016-12-19 | LENGTH: 11:26

 
IMF Credibility Takes Hit After Managing Director Found Guilty of Criminal Negligence
Economist James Henry says the ruling is a slap on the wrist for Lagarde, who is now the third director in a row convicted of a crime
DATE: 2016-12-19 | LENGTH: 04:15

 
Russian Ambassador Assassination Part of Retaliatory Attacks Following Retake of Aleppo
As the Syrian government takes control of more territory, fighters pushed out of the country may take out their rage on Russia and regional governments like Turkey and Jordan, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2016-12-19 | LENGTH: 10:41

 
Kidnapping, Drug and Refugee Trafficking Behind the Financing of ISIS (1/2)
Author and journalist Loretta Napoleoni discusses how jihadists make enormous amounts of money by taking freelancing journalists and aspiring aid workers hostage
DATE: 2016-12-18 | LENGTH: 14:20

 
The Story Behind the Gripping New Documentary 'Shadow World' (1/5)
In part one, Andrew Feinstein discusses being witness to a corrupt weapons deal in post-apartheid South Africa sparked his quest to uncover the world of war profiteers and weapons contractors
DATE: 2016-12-16

 
Trump Dredging the Swamp to Empower the Worst Elements of the 'Shadow World' (2/5)
In part two, Andrew Feinstein says the Trump administration will continue the revolving door between government and defense contractors
DATE: 2016-12-16

 
How the Arms Industry Perpetuate War and Undermine Security and Democracy (3/5)
In part three, Andrew Feinstein discusses how US weapons and allies like Saudi Arabia have fueled conflicts in Syria, Yemen and across the Middle East
DATE: 2016-12-16

 
"Shadow World:" Arms Dealers Boasting of Bribes, Corruption, and Impunity (4/5)
In part four, Andrew Feinstein discusses the story of now jailed arms dealer Riccardo Privitera, featured in "Shadow World"
DATE: 2016-12-16

 
Can the "Shadow World" of Corrupt Weapons Deals be Held Accountable? (5/5)
In part 5, Andrew Feinstein shares stories of citizens who took on the defense industry and won
DATE: 2016-12-16

 
Jury Finds Dylann Roof Guilty of Federal Hate Crimes in South Carolina Church Shooting
TRNN replays a 2015 interview with activist and organizer Kevin Alexander Gray, who says the US must continue to grapple with its history of white supremacy
DATE: 2016-12-15 | LENGTH: 10:41

 
Turkey Leads in Jailing Journalists in 2016
Countries are using their own national security laws against journalists who are critical of authorities, says Elana Beiser
DATE: 2016-12-14 | LENGTH: 13:20

 
Following Rebel Defeats in Aleppo, Will Trump and Putin Keep Assad Regime in Power?
Zenab Ahmed of Souciant.com discusses the change in relations between the US, Russia, Syria and Iran that could come when Trump takes office and how the battle of Aleppo will weaken international law
DATE: 2016-12-14 | LENGTH: 13:27

 
Renzi's Unpopularity in Italy and Revolt from Within his Own Party Drove the Referendum Defeat
Journalist Loretta Napoleoni says if the referendum won, it would've given total political control to whatever party comes to power
DATE: 2016-12-13 | LENGTH: 08:46

 
President of Brazil's Senate Renan Calheiros Joins the Ranks of Corruption Riddled Political Leaders
Leaders that carried out the legislative coup against Dilma Rousseff, embroiled in corruption scandals are systematically destroying political institutions and social progress in Brazil says Journalist Shobhan Saxena
DATE: 2016-12-11 | LENGTH: 11:12

 
Vijay Prashad: The Battle for Aleppo is Over
Several U.S. administrations have pursued a strategy of arming rebels to fight in proxy wars, and it has created a catastrophe in the Middle East, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2016-12-08 | LENGTH: 13:50

 
UN Admits Fault in Haiti's Cholera Outbreak as Country Faces Prospect of Famine
Haitians continue to endure the aftermath of the forgotten disaster of Hurricane Matthew, says lawyer Brian Concannon
DATE: 2016-12-07 | LENGTH: 12:54

 
Austrian Presidential Election Shows How United Front Politics Can Defeat the Far Right
Walter Baier, former national chairman of the Communist Party of Austria, says the next challenge will be to maintain alliances against the far right in the upcoming parliamentary elections
DATE: 2016-12-06 | LENGTH: 14:21

 
Rojava: An Experiment in Radical Direct Democracy Within a War-Torn Country
Janet Biehl discusses the significance and the achievements of the political project in Northern Syria that's led by the Kurds
DATE: 2016-12-05 | LENGTH: 24:25

 
Fatah-Hamas Reconciliation in the Works?
Journalist Daoud Kuttab says the 7th Fatah Congress may lead towards rapprochement between the two dominant Palestinian parties
DATE: 2016-12-05 | LENGTH: 11:30

 
The Empire Files: Inside the Hotbeds of Israeli Settler Terror
Abby Martin goes on-the-ground to the epicenters of state-backed settler terrorism in Palestine's West Bank, in Part II of her report on illegal Israeli settlements and home demolitions - teleSUR production Watch Part I here
DATE: 2016-12-05 | LENGTH: 26:33

 
Italian Referendum Defeat is No Victory for the Right Wing
Luciana Castellina says Italian trade unions, youth, and students led the vote against technocracy
DATE: 2016-12-05 | LENGTH: 09:54

 
Shady Submarine Deal Ties Netanyahu to Another Corrupt Scandal, Threatens Israeli-Germany Ties
The German arms company ThyssenKrupp pushed enormously expensive weapons on Greece while Germany was imposing austerity on the nation, says political economist Shir Hever
DATE: 2016-12-02 | LENGTH: 12:06

 
Pro-Regime Forces in Syria Respond to Trump's Election by Escalating Military Offensive
The only way to stop counterrevolutionary forces like the Islamic State is to end imperialist support for authoritarian regimes and foreign intervention in the region, says Joseph Daher
DATE: 2016-12-02 | LENGTH: 18:42

 
Protesters in Haiti Say Moise Victory Amounts to 'Electoral Coup'
Some parties maintain their supporters were denied the right to vote and many are taking to the streets despite campaign of intimidation, says journalist Margaret Prescod
DATE: 2016-11-30 | LENGTH: 15:59

 
Is Assad Poised to Reclaim East Aleppo?
Some 20,000 Syrians have fled rebel-held areas in the past two days, according to the International Committee of the Red Cross
DATE: 2016-11-29 | LENGTH: 04:38

 
Fidel Castro and Political Rights in Cuba
James Early and Paul Jay discuss the death of Fidel Castro and how corporate media deals with the question of political freedoms and human rights in Cuba
DATE: 2016-11-27 | LENGTH: 23:01

 
Trump and the Fascistization of Europe
Paul Jay and Robert Johnson discuss how the financialization of 'the system' and the economic despair about the future is fueling the far-right across the globe
DATE: 2016-11-26 | LENGTH: 12:13

 
Will the Revised Colombia Peace Accord Succeed?
The proposed revisions came primarily from the right-wing while social movements and peace activists around the country were left outside of the renegotiation, says Professor Mario Murillo
DATE: 2016-11-21 | LENGTH: 14:28

 
Awaiting Presidential Poll Results, Haitians Worry of Election Theft
Margaret Prescod discusses the problems Haitian voters faced in the presidential elections, and says the Lavalas party is extremely popular among the impoverished majority but this is not reflected in the polls
DATE: 2016-11-21 | LENGTH: 20:43

 
Islamophobia: An Acceptable Form of Racism in France?
Yasser Louati says the state confronts the problem of anti-Semitism but promotes Islamophobia, which is being used by the far-right National Front party to promote itself
DATE: 2016-11-18 | LENGTH: 13:33

 
One Year After Paris Attacks, France Moving Towards Permanent State of Emergency
French human rights and civil liberties activist Yasser Louati says extreme measures of mass surveillance targeting Muslims are not effective in deterring terrorism
DATE: 2016-11-17 | LENGTH: 07:59

 
Leonard Cohen Sang About Our Love Affair With Death and Destruction
The brooding singer-songwriter tried to humanize society's darkest wishes, and lamented its inability to ever be at peace
DATE: 2016-11-14

 
Brazil Poised to Return to Authoritarian Rule Under Temer
Cassia Bechara of MST says that the Temer government is repressing and criminalizing those who oppose its agenda - including social movements and former Presidents Lula Da Silva and Dilma Rousseff - in order to legitimize itself
DATE: 2016-11-09 | LENGTH: 15:33

 
Turkey Drifting Away From the European Union
Violence will escalate now that Turkey has left no peaceful space for the Kurdish movement, says Baris Karaagac
DATE: 2016-11-06 | LENGTH: 11:14

 
''State of Capture'' Another Incriminating Corruption Report Against President Zuma of South Africa
'State of Capture' and 783 other corruption related charges against Zuma, Democratic Alliance and Economic Freedom Fighters could take power out of the hands of the ANC in the 2019 elections, says political economist Patrick Bond
DATE: 2016-11-04 | LENGTH: 15:15

 
Are the CIA and Western Intelligence Services Covering Up Algerian Sponsorship of Islamist Jihadists? (1/2)
A Report by SOAS Professor Jeremy Keenan unveils the role of the Algerian Intelligence Agencies in running al-Qaeda camps in Northern Africa with the knowledge of the CIA, reports Dr. Nafeez Ahmed of Insurge Intelligence
DATE: 2016-11-04 | LENGTH: 14:57

 
Brazil's Landless Workers Movement: MST Under Attack By State Police
Joaquin Pinero, a member of the MST directorate in Rio de Janeiro says this type of repression and false allegations of social movement leaders has become rampant in Brazil since the Temer Government took office. MST has been organizing a national general strike that will take place on November 11th.
DATE: 2016-11-04 | LENGTH: 07:41

 
Larry Wilkerson: A Solution for Syria Will Require the United States to Concede on Assad
The US is making two fundamental mistakes by continuing to insist that Assad must go and supporting rebel groups that look a lot like Al-Qaeda, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson
DATE: 2016-11-01 | LENGTH: 11:36

 
Iceland's Pirate Party Wins Big Gains in Parliamentary Election
The Reykjavik Grapevine's Paul Fontaine discusses the possible outcomes after Saturday's parliamentary vote
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 11:09

 
Will the U.S. Lose Its Southern Anchor in the Pivot to China?
Whether President Duterte is threatening more than a rhetorical break is still an open question, says Walden Bello
DATE: 2016-10-30 | LENGTH: 14:46

 
A New Framework for Global Agriculture is Afoot
Sophia Murphy from the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy speaks with Newsclick on how for the past 20 years, the WTO's Agreement on Agriculture has failed to address basic inequities in world agriculture - Newsclick and TRNN Joint Production
DATE: 2016-10-30 | LENGTH: 13:32

 
Venezuelan Opposition Seeks Legislative Coup
The National Assembly does not have the constitutional power to remove a president from Venezuela, nor does the opposition have the right to launch a recall with illegal signatures, says George Ciccariello-Maher
DATE: 2016-10-28 | LENGTH: 13:17

 
People's Tribunal to Examine Legacy of Iraq War
TRNN Replay: CODEPINK's Jodie Evans and AFSC's Raed Jarrar say the tribunal is an attempt to bring the anti-war movement together and pressure president Obama to hold the architects of the Iraq war accountable
DATE: 2016-10-27 | LENGTH: 22:08

 
Is the US Headed Towards War in Syria?
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson is concerned about Clinton's foreign policy record and the fact that many of her advisors resemble those who served in the first George W. Bush administration
DATE: 2016-10-26 | LENGTH: 14:16

 
The Industrial Agricultural System is Limiting Food Access and Driving Climate Change
Kirtana Chandraeskaran of Friends of the Earth International explains why the UN Conference on World Food Security stopped short of recognizing that the industrial food sector is the greatest agricultural contributor to climate change
DATE: 2016-10-25 | LENGTH: 15:52

 
Obama Holding Further Military Involvement in Syria, But Will the Next President?
The Russian government sees the next few months as a window of opportunity to secure their interests in Syria before the next administration takes office, says former CIA analyst Ray McGovern
DATE: 2016-10-24 | LENGTH: 16:46

 
Prospect of US Arms Shipments to Ukraine After Elections Prompts Restarting of Peace Negotiations
The Europeans tried to restart the process for implementing the deal because they believe Clinton is likely to send weapons to the Kiev government if she becomes the next president, says former CIA analyst Ray McGovern
DATE: 2016-10-23 | LENGTH: 10:40

 
After Mosul, Whither ISIS?
ISIS is on the run and might head towards Egypt or Israel after getting kicked out of Iraq and Syria, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson
DATE: 2016-10-18 | LENGTH: 11:51

 
What the NYT Left Out About Obama's 'Secret War' in Somalia
With hundreds of US special ops now in Somalia, Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford recount the more than 2 decades of US involvement
DATE: 2016-10-18 | LENGTH: 09:50

 
Opposition Calls for a General Strike As Congolese President Wins Election Delay
The usually bustling streets of the Democratic Republic of Congo's capital were mostly empty on Wednesday as the opposition has called for a general strike after the president was awarded a two-year election delay
DATE: 2016-10-18 | LENGTH: 14:27

 
Eddie Conway Interviews Brazilian Youth Militants
While visiting Brazil, TRNN's executive producer spoke to members of several socialist organizations as they congregated for their annual movement building retreat in Brazil.
DATE: 2016-10-17 | LENGTH: 08:49

 
For Indigenous Lenca People in Honduras, Rebellion Is a Centuries-Old Story
The assassination of one of the world's most celebrated activists earlier this year is a reminder that indigenous peoples in Honduras and other parts of Latin America face the same sort of plutocracy they faced hundreds of years ago
DATE: 2016-10-17 | LENGTH: 11:37

 
Brazil's Social Movements Planning General Strike for November
The Landless Workers' Movement (MST) and others are ramping up opposition to the coup government, says the MST's Ana Moraes
DATE: 2016-10-16 | LENGTH: 14:15

 
Haitian Activist Speaks Out Against Killing of Fellow Activist
David Oxygene discusses the perils of organizing in Haiti (This interview took place prior to the disaster wrought by Hurricane Matthew)
DATE: 2016-10-15 | LENGTH: 15:48

 
US Escalates Involvement in Yemen
The missile attacks on a US navy ship might serve the role the Gulf of Tonkin incident did in providing justification for US war in Vietnam, says Souciant.com's associate editor Zenab Ahmed
DATE: 2016-10-14 | LENGTH: 10:02

 
We're Not in a New Cold War - It's Far Worse
Between nuclear weapons, election-time informational warfare, and the conflict in Syria, we're dancing on the edge of a volcano, says professor Richard Sakwa
DATE: 2016-10-14 | LENGTH: 13:05

 
U.S. Weapon Sales Enable Saudi Arabia's Atrocities in Yemen
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin says the U.S. claims it values democracy while supporting a state that exports terrorism and drops bombs on people at funerals
DATE: 2016-10-12 | LENGTH: 10:02

 
Is Duterte Bluffing?
The Philippines president's snub of the military alliance with the US might signal a desire for a more independent foreign policy and more Chinese aid, says Walden Bello
DATE: 2016-10-12 | LENGTH: 21:51

 
Economic 'Recovery' Feels Weak Because the Great Recession Hasn't Really Ended
The IMF foretells of vulnerable banks in US and EU while enabling unsustainable debt-leveraging, says economist Michael Hudson
DATE: 2016-10-07 | LENGTH: 12:10

 
How the Red Cross, UN, and Foreign Governments Made Haiti More Vulnerable to Hurricane Matthew
Interventions, an ongoing cholera epidemic, and the devastating 2010 earthquake left much of the country in a condition that's made the disaster worse
DATE: 2016-10-07 | LENGTH: 08:35

 
'Neutral' First Aid Responders in Syria Promoting Regime Change
Journalist Max Blumenthal shares his latest investigation into the public relations firm Syria Campaign and the USAID-backed White Helmets, both of which are calling for a no-fly zone in Syria
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 14:43

 
In South Africa, Students Protesting For Free Universities Met With Police Violence
The demands of students for free public education is a call for the ANC government to return to its aspirations of uplifting the Black working class and the poor
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 16:52

 
Israel Seizes Yacht Attempting to Breach Gaza Blockade
Col. Ann Wright was among 13 female activists that were part of the Women's Boat to Gaza
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 04:37

 
Colombian Right Gains Upper Hand Following Defeat of FARC Peace Deal
Underlying the referendum defeat is the possibility that conflict could escalate with illegal armed groups in the countryside, says professor Mario Murillo
DATE: 2016-10-04 | LENGTH: 17:08

 
Discontent Over Amnesty May Have Helped Defeat Colombia-FARC Peace Deal
Rural and urban voters were divided over support for the accord, says human rights lawyer Dan Kovalik
DATE: 2016-10-03 | LENGTH: 09:53

 
Deutsche Bank is Too Big to Fail, Too Big For Big Fines?
The German bank that was at the center of the LIBOR scandal is likely to face upwards of $5 billion in a settlement with the Justice Department, says economist Bill Black
DATE: 2016-10-02 | LENGTH: 09:35

 
US and EU Sanctions Are Devastating Syrian Civilians
They have resulted in a worsened humanitarian crisis and the empowerment of Assad, yet show no signs of being lifted soon, says journalist Rania Khalek
DATE: 2016-09-29 | LENGTH: 11:13

 
Mexicans Protest on Second Anniversary of Disappearance of 43 Students
The government continues to drag its feet in resolving the case of missing 43 Ayotzinapa students, says Laura Carlsen
DATE: 2016-09-28 | LENGTH: 13:45

 
Danny Glover: Upcoming Haitian Election an Opportunity for Self-Determination
The actor and activist discusses who he is supporting and what's at stake for the Haitian people
DATE: 2016-09-28 | LENGTH: 12:47

 
Balochistan: India Opening the Pandora's Box
Baloch nationalism and international economic interests in the region have the potential to disturb India's relations with Iran and Pakistan, says former Naval Lt. Commander Atul Bhardwaj - TRNN/Newsclick Joint Production
DATE: 2016-09-28 | LENGTH: 09:58

 
BDS Town Hall with the Former Green Party of Canada Justice Critic
A panel discussion on the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement with Dimitri Lascaris, Constantine Kristonis, and Lia Tarachansky
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 57:13

 
Danny Glover on the Struggle for Democracy in Haiti
In the lead up to the elections on October 9, actor and activist Danny Glover talks about the two US-backed coups in Haiti and why he's supporting Dr. Maryse Narcisse of the Fanmi Lavalas Party
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 18:08

 
Anti-BDS Campaign Aims to Undermine Academic Freedom and Free Speech on Palestine
Investigations into claims of anti-Semitism among Palestine solidarity groups often find the claims to be unfounded, says Dima Khalidi of Palestine Legal
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 12:11

 
Ecuador Proposes Worldwide Elimination of Tax Havens
Tax havens do enormous damage to economies around the world, explains Ecuador's foreign minister Guillaume Long
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 25:14

 
Corbyn Wins Leadership, But Can He Unite the Labour Party?
The media's depiction of the party opposition to Corbyn as 'centrist' is a cover for how right-wing it actually is, says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 13:17

 
TPP Will Effectively Kill Climate Treaties
The Trans-Pacific Partnership will undermine the ability of countries to control polluting and extractive industries, says Ben Lilliston
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 12:08

 
Recall Referendum on Maduro Moves to Next Phase in spite of "Irregularities"
Venezuelans are hoping for the political process to follow the constitution, says Jeanette Charles of Venezuela Analysis
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 08:56

 
'Hands Dripping with the Blood of the Afghan People': US Agrees to Pardon and Reward Warlord
The peace deal amounts to a bribe for warlord Gulbuddin Hekmatyar to not commit crimes and terrorism, says Sonali Kolhatkar, host of "Rising Up With Sonali" on KPFA
DATE: 2016-09-25 | LENGTH: 10:11

 
U.S. Policy in Syria: Regime Change or Regime 'Facelift'?
Ashley Smith says Assad and the international players in Syria share a common goal: undermine popular revolt
DATE: 2016-09-23 | LENGTH: 19:25

 
Berlin Election Outcome Signals Merkel's Tenuous Grip on Chancellorship
The Social Democrats and Greens might attempt to partner with left parties in order to stay in power, says Victor Grossman
DATE: 2016-09-23 | LENGTH: 16:01

 
MST Occupies Government Building in Salvador, Bahia
TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with MST activists about the political and economic crisis in Brazil
DATE: 2016-09-22 | LENGTH: 05:29

 
Corbyn and the Roots of Labour's Discontent
Jeremy Corbyn's rise is not due to the appearance of Momentum or the arrival of newcomers - it comes from the frustration of Labour's base with the majority of the party MPs, says UK economist John Weeks
DATE: 2016-09-21 | LENGTH: 16:09

 
US Indifference to Congolese Repression Ensures Its Access to Nation's Mineral Resources
With dozens killed in the Congo and opposition headquarters sacked, The Real News looks at the material interests of the United States in the Central African nation
DATE: 2016-09-20 | LENGTH: 04:25

 
The MOMENTUM Behind Jeremy Corbyn
To the surprise and dismay of many Labour MPs in the UK, Corbyn was elected with the backing by Momentum and is expected to win again next week in an another leadership election, says Professor Leo Panitch
DATE: 2016-09-19 | LENGTH: 16:42

 
Yale to Face Protests for Whitewashing Paul Kagame's Human Rights Record
Journalist and Yale alum Anjan Sundaram says Yale is ignoring the Rawandan president's atrocious record in both Rwanda and Congo
DATE: 2016-09-19 | LENGTH: 10:59

 
New Brazilian Government Introducing 'Shock Doctrine' Against Social Programs
With the most corrupt people are now running the country, the case against former President Lula might proceed with success, says journalist Shobhan Saxena
DATE: 2016-09-16 | LENGTH: 12:03

 
The Hangzhu Summit: Why G20 Needs a Complete Reset
G20 summits would be more meaningful if the leaders focus on a few issues and make a concerted attempt to solve them
DATE: 2016-09-12 | LENGTH: 11:10

 
The Israel Factor in the Syrian Ceasefire
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says there is a temporary convergence of various powers to have a ceasefire, but the Israeli leadership thinks that an endless war serves its interests
DATE: 2016-09-12 | LENGTH: 13:57

 
US and Russia Agree to Cessation of Hostilities in Syria
As Syrian opposition groups retreat from the demand that President Assad step down, a ceasefire agreement becomes more feasible, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2016-09-10 | LENGTH: 14:25

 
Bolivian President Clamps Down on Cooperative Mining Sector Following Conflict
Negotiations between government and mining cooperatives are unlikely after the murder of a vice-minister during a confrontation miners, says Kathryn Ledebur
DATE: 2016-09-08 | LENGTH: 10:41

 
Robert Scheer: US Pledge of $90 Million to Laos for Cluster Munitions Legacy is 'Chump Change'
If the word 'terrorism' has any meaning, it applies to the US bombings in Laos and Vietnam, says the Truthdig editor-in-chief
DATE: 2016-09-08 | LENGTH: 13:00

 
Libertarian Candidate: Pursuit of 'Regime Change' to Blame for Refugee Crisis
Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says supporters of libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson should be just as concerned about the lack of media coverage of third parties as Johnson's lack of geographic knowledge
DATE: 2016-09-08 | LENGTH: 04:50

 
Over a Million People on The Street Demanding New Elections in Brazil
President Michel Temer has just succeeded in carrying out a coup against Dilma Rousseff, but we are unlikely to see him concede to public pressure, says Alex Main of the Center for Economic Policy Research
DATE: 2016-09-07 | LENGTH: 15:13

 
U.S. and China Commit to Paris Climate Accord While Keeping Fossil Fuel Subsidies in Place
Subsidizing oil and gas companies runs counter to the Paris Agreement, says Alex Doukas of Oil Change International
DATE: 2016-09-07 | LENGTH: 13:47

 
America's Murderous Legacy in Laos
As Barack Obama becomes the first sitting U.S. president to visit Laos, The Real News brings you an interview with Fred Branfman, the man who first exposed America's secret bombing campaign there
DATE: 2016-09-07 | LENGTH: 06:38

 
150 Million Indian Workers Take Part In Largest Strike in Centuries
This strike is fight against the Modi government's labor laws and a fight for the rights of informal sector workers to create trade unions and have them recognized within Indian labor law, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2016-09-06 | LENGTH: 11:54

 
G20 Hangzhou Will Likely Offer Nothing For Major Global Problems
The G20 summits have been forgettable, says Rajat M. Nag, Distinguished Fellow with National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) New Delhi
DATE: 2016-09-06 | LENGTH: 09:33

 
Turkey Seeks to Crush Kurdish Aspirations for Statehood
Vijay Prashad, author of 'The Death of the Nation and the Future of the Arab Revolution,' says cracks are forming in the alliance between the US, Turkey, and Gulf monarchies
DATE: 2016-09-04 | LENGTH: 09:44

 
US Shows Support for New Brazilian Gov., But Did It Play a Role in Rousseff's Ouster?
CEPR co-director Mark Weisbrot also discusses how mainstream reporting is reinforcing the false promises of austerity for Brazil
DATE: 2016-09-02 | LENGTH: 13:36

 
Pena Nieto and Trump: Kindred Spirits?
Professor John Ackerman on Mexican president Enrique Pena Nieto: 'He's Our Trump'
DATE: 2016-09-01 | LENGTH: 12:40

 
FARC Members Ready for Peace, But Tensions Remain
While the final peace agreement between the FARC and the Colombian government must be ratified by a national referendum, prospects for ending almost 6 decades of civil war in a country with an extensive history of human rights violations and political crimes.
DATE: 2016-09-01 | LENGTH: 21:24

 
Ending of TTIP Talks May Be Tactical But Should be Celebrated Nevertheless
If the left does not develop an alternative to failed trade agreements, the European far right or Trump-style economic nationalism will take their place, warns Global Justice Now Director Nick Dearden
DATE: 2016-09-01 | LENGTH: 13:49

 
Bolivian Government Efforts to Strengthen Mining Regulations Sets Off Conflict With Miners
This latest round of conflict including the death of Deputy Interior Minister Rodolfo Illanes is over a new mining law that would restrict the ability of cooperative miners to sign contracts with international or private interests, explains Andean Information Network Director Kathryn Ledebur
DATE: 2016-08-31 | LENGTH: 13:52

 
Tax Wars: Apple, White House, and the U.S. Treasury vs. the European Union
Economist James Henry discusses the recent ruling by the European Commission that Apple owes Ireland $14.5 billion because its tax benefits there are illegal
DATE: 2016-08-31 | LENGTH: 13:34

 
President Dilma Rousseff Impeached, New Government to Pursue Right-Wing Agenda
This is a moment of triumph for those who used the government to shield themselves from very serious corruption charges, revealing the failure of Brazil's so-called democratic institutions, says Harvard University professor Sidney Chalhoub
DATE: 2016-08-31 | LENGTH: 11:42

 
Brazil's Defiant Rousseff Takes the Stand, But Will Democracy Survive?
The Brazilian oligarchy is on the cusp of achieving its major objectives through the parliamentary coup says James Green, Professor of Brazilian History and Culture at Brown University
DATE: 2016-08-30 | LENGTH: 12:20

 
How EU Policies Have Fueled Economic Stagnation
No nations in the European Union are experiencing a recovery, says economist Heiner Flassbeck
DATE: 2016-08-29 | LENGTH: 07:35

 
Chinese Foreign Minister's Visit Brings No Reset of India-China Relations
Former naval Lt. Commander Atul Bhardwaj says the visit primarily dealt with the arrangements for President Xi Jingping's visit to the BRICS summit being held in Goa in October 2016.
DATE: 2016-08-29 | LENGTH: 14:20

 
Why the G20 and Other Efforts to Address Tax Havens Are Failing
Only international schemes and the organization of ordinary people can counter the interests of the most powerful global industries, says economist James Henry
DATE: 2016-08-28 | LENGTH: 09:29

 
Former CIA Deputy Director Publicly Advocates for Bombing Syria's Assad
This would be illegal under international law - and qualify as terrorism - but that hasn't stopped the U.S. before, says former intelligence analyst Ray McGovern
DATE: 2016-08-27 | LENGTH: 13:15

 
Paramilitaries Pose Threat to FARC-Colombia Peace Deal
The peace deal, which now heads to referendum, comes over more than a century of US intervention in the nation starting with breaking off Panama from Colombia, says labor and human rights lawyer Dan Kovalik
DATE: 2016-08-26 | LENGTH: 12:14

 
Brazil Moving Towards Right-wing Foreign Policy
The right wing interim Government which has no popular mandate is actively considering deeper engagement with the US and EU and breaking ranks with developing countries at the WTO, says economist Adhemar Mineiro - Newsclick and TRNN Joint Production
DATE: 2016-08-24 | LENGTH: 10:48

 
Turkey's Incursion into Syria Will Escalate Conflict with the Kurds
ISIS is likely to retaliate with terrorist attacks in Turkey, says Trent University professor Baris Karaagac
DATE: 2016-08-24 | LENGTH: 12:53

 
Saudi Arabia Bombing Yemen To Quell Demonstrations for Democracy
The Saudi-led coalition is not just trying to deter Houthi leaders; they want to ensure that pro-democratic Yemeni demonstrations don't touch the rest of the Arabian peninsula, says Bilal Zenab Ahmed of Souciant.com
DATE: 2016-08-23 | LENGTH: 18:32

 
Brazil: A State of Economic and Political Paralysis
Under President Michel Temer, Brazil's economic and political paralysis has deepened. With the Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote at the Senate planned for after the 2016 Olympics, the situation is rife with alarming possibilities. - A Joint TRNN and Newsclick Production
DATE: 2016-08-23 | LENGTH: 12:07

 
How Ukrainian and Russian Elite Benefit From New Flare-ups at the Border
These border confrontations distract from domestic policies as a source of internal social problems, says Moscow-based political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin
DATE: 2016-08-23 | LENGTH: 10:01

 
Competing While Black: Rio 2016 Olympics and Racism
Dr. Sheri Parks discusses the media's depiction of black female athletes and the social issues raised during the games in Brazil
DATE: 2016-08-22 | LENGTH: 10:04

 
Imperialism, the Refugee Crisis, and the EU
While wages decline and conditions are undermined for European workers, those refugees who make it to Europe become the most vulnerable of the working classes, says Professor Feyzi Ismail
DATE: 2016-08-22 | LENGTH: 14:32

 
Afro-Colombians Place Hope in the Peace Process
After over 50 years of civil war, the Colombian government and the FARC guerrillas are closer than ever to signing a final peace deal which is supported by much of country's black and indigenous populations
DATE: 2016-08-22 | LENGTH: 05:43

 
Refugees and the Political Crisis of the EU
At the Crossing Borders Conference, activist John Rees says austerity economics, the outcome of Brexit, and the refugee crisis have stripped the European Union of any moral legitimacy
DATE: 2016-08-21 | LENGTH: 14:16

 
Greek Professor: Refugee Policies of European States Are State Crimes
Aegean University Professor Stratos Georgoulas: Refugees in Greece are often forced to choose between imprisonment in camps or deportation to Turkey
DATE: 2016-08-20 | LENGTH: 12:44

 
UN Admits Role in Haiti's Cholera Outbreak After Years of Denial
A lawyer representing the victims says there needs to be continued pressure on the UN to ensure the safety of the host communities where its missions are deployed
DATE: 2016-08-19 | LENGTH: 07:29

 
Turkey to EU: Forget Refugee Deal If No Visa-Free Travel
Baris Karaagac explains why it's unlikely that Turkey will discard its 60-year-old alliance with the United States in favor of closer ties with Russia
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 18:42

 
Castro's Legacy for Cuba, Latin America, and the World
Fidel Castro died on Nov. 25, 2016. We replay a TRNN interview with Aviva Chomsky on the occasion of Fidel Castro's 90th birthday that discusses his impact on Cuba and the global revolutionary movement
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 17:01

 
Mexican Teachers Set to Strike On First Day of School Over Neoliberal Education Reform
Laura Carlsen, director of the Americas program at the Center for International Policy in Mexico City, says the families of the 43 disappeared students joined teachers in protest of the legislation
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 11:27

 
'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (3/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot dispels the myths surrounding Latin America's historic elections of left governments and their implementation of anti-poverty and social programs
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 18:40

 
'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (2/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot says the collapse of the IMF's power over low and middle-income countries is one of the most significant changes in the international financial system
DATE: 2016-08-16 | LENGTH: 19:35

 
Iraqi City of Mosul Faces the Bloody Prospect of 'Liberation'
Sabah Alnasseri: Corruption and factional fighting within the parliament will soon be accompanied by intensified conflict as the army attempts to take Mosul from the Islamic State
DATE: 2016-08-15 | LENGTH: 11:56

 
'FAILED: What the "Experts" Got Wrong on the Global Economy' - Mark Weisbrot (1/3)
CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot says the failures of the Eurozone and European economies are due to unaccountable, unelected authorities who have taken control of fiscal policy in order to remove social and economic protections for ordinary people
DATE: 2016-08-15 | LENGTH: 23:39

 
The Fairytale of Olympic 'Legacies'
Jules Boykoff, author of Power Games: A Political History of the Olympics, says protest mobilizations have brought attention to the corruption and mis-spending around Rio's 'corporate sport party for the 1 percent'
DATE: 2016-08-14 | LENGTH: 11:01

 
Venezuelan Opposition Unlikely To Secure Recall Referendum Before Year's End
Steve Ellner: The image of Venezuela as an oppressive failed state is really very far from what's happening on the ground.
DATE: 2016-08-14 | LENGTH: 16:00

 
Aerial Bombardment in Libya Unlikely to Have Defeated ISIS
Vijay Prashad: It's more likely that ISIS fighters have fled the city of Sirte
DATE: 2016-08-14 | LENGTH: 05:24

 
Putin-Erdogan Meeting Leaves Major Policy Fronts Unresolved
Foreign correspondent John Helmer says Turkey's post-coup relations with Russia have not led to significant changes in the relationship between the two nations
DATE: 2016-08-12 | LENGTH: 14:53

 
The Realignment of Turkish and Russian Relations
Vijay Prashad: Turkey suggests it's no longer willing to play the role of NATO's Islamists for the United States
DATE: 2016-08-12 | LENGTH: 10:57

 
With Aleppo Under Siege, Al-Nusra Front Rises in Strength
Journalist Patrick Cockburn says the rebel group is ideologically identical to the Islamic State, and its recent break with Al-Qaeda is likely a PR move that will allow countries like Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey to support them without being accused of being allied with Al-Qaeda
DATE: 2016-08-10 | LENGTH: 11:25

 
TRNN in Greece: A Refugee Recounts Her Journey From Turkey to Greece
Dimitri Lascaris interviews Maisa about experience with fraudulent smugglers and her passage to Greece with her mother and sister, only to have them now face deportation
DATE: 2016-08-10 | LENGTH: 14:42

 
Away from Spotlight, Brazilians Protest Olympic Games and 'Coup' Government
A Brazilian judge has ruled organizers must allow protests against the Temer government inside the Rio Olympics
DATE: 2016-08-09 | LENGTH: 03:46

 
Party of Nelson Mandela Suffers Defeat in South African Local Elections
Political economist Patrick Bond says the outcomes in the cities Johannesburg and Cape Town reflect that a great many of the urban and middle class blacks have turned away from the traditional party of Liberation.
DATE: 2016-08-07 | LENGTH: 12:31

 
TRNN in Greece: Refugee From Syria
Dimitri Lascaris interviews a Palestinian refugee who shared his experience of fleeing from Syria into Turkey and living in the Moria refugee camp
DATE: 2016-08-05 | LENGTH: 05:57

 
Maria Nikolakaki: Imperialism and Migration
At the Crossing Borders Conference in Greece, critical theorist Maria Nikolakaki says 24 people are displaced every minute, which equals 34,000 every day - and this is, at its core, a class war
DATE: 2016-08-05 | LENGTH: 12:09

 
Frozen Sovereign Funds Behind the Libyan 'Invitation' to Bomb Sirte
Vijay Prashad said the Libyan Government of National Accord has been under pressure to invite the US bombing campaign because western governments won't grant access to $67 billion in sovereign funds until the Islamic State is defeated
DATE: 2016-08-04 | LENGTH: 10:37

 
Brazil's PT Failed to Disengage from Corrupt Elements of Its Political Class
Alex Cuadros, author of Brazillionaires: Wealth, Power, Decadence, and Hope in an American Country, says the PT, under the leadership of Lula and Rousseff, has failed to disrupt corporate influence over politics
DATE: 2016-08-03 | LENGTH: 11:20

 
Jeremy Corbyn's Struggle for Labour Leadership
London-based economist John Weeks says the current struggle in the Labour party will continue whether the party remains hierarchical and neoliberal or becomes mass-based and social democratic
DATE: 2016-08-03 | LENGTH: 13:27

 
Bilateral Investment Treaties Imposing Neocolonialism in the Global South
Prabir Purkayastha, founding editor of Newsclick, discusses the Hague judgement on Anrix Devas contract cancellation in India and how it demonstrates the power of an emerging industry that is suing global south governments on behalf of global capital - TRNN and Newsclick Joint Production
DATE: 2016-08-03 | LENGTH: 13:45

 
Summer 2016 Olympic Games in Rio Eclipsed By Controversy
Dave Zirin, author of Brazil's Dance with the Devil: The World Cup, the Olympics, and the Fight for Democracy, says it's the perfect opportunity for the anti-democratic forces in Brazil to market themselves as if they are the saviors of the country
DATE: 2016-08-02 | LENGTH: 13:08

 
Italian Bank Failures Could Disintegrate the EU
Gerry Epstein and Dimitri Lascaris say that the banks are in such trouble that they need to be nationalized with their management removed
DATE: 2016-07-31 | LENGTH: 15:42

 
Strengthening Russo-Turkish Alliance Stokes US-Russian Cold War
John Helmer, Russian-based Anglo-American journalist says that Russia feels threatened by US, NATO, Turkey, and the turbulence at its borders
DATE: 2016-07-31 | LENGTH: 19:55

 
How Erdogan Destabilized Turkey
Vijay Prashad explains how the Turkish pivot towards Russia is propelled by the failure of relationship building with Europe and the war with Syria
DATE: 2016-07-29 | LENGTH: 15:28

 
The Turkish Pivot Towards Russia
Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Turkey's relative independence from NATO is of interest to the Russian elite
DATE: 2016-07-29 | LENGTH: 10:03

 
The European Revolt Against the Neoliberal EU (2/2)
Catarina Principe, co-editor of Europe in Revolt, discusses the struggle against austerity in Portugal
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 11:09

 
The European Revolt Against the Neoliberal EU (1/2)
Catarina Principe, co-editor of Europe in Revolt, says a left movement against austerity must pursue the restructuring of public debt, nationalization of key sectors, and public control of the banking system, but none of this can be done within the European Union
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 22:35

 
Turkey's Night of Long Knives
Scholar Vijay Prashad discusses whether Turkey's failed coup was a false flag operation, a badly botched but real attempt providing Erdogan an opportunity to purge the Turkish state of its secular components - TRNN and Newsclick Joint Production
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 12:04

 
Erdogan Moves to Consolidate Power After Failed Military Coup
Baris Karaagac and Ariel Salzmann discuss the July 15th coup attempt and say the Turkish president will use the crisis to eliminate all dissent from the judiciary and the military
DATE: 2016-07-19 | LENGTH: 14:36

 
Odious Debt and the Betrayal of the Popular Will in Greece
After Syriza's "treason", Zoe Konstantopoulou, ex-Speaker of Greece's Parliament, founds a new party to unburden Greece of its odious debt
DATE: 2016-07-18 | LENGTH: 25:33

 
US-NATO Border Confrontation with Russia Risks Nuclear War and Loss of European Partners
Michael Hudson says that the US-led confrontational approach of NATO with Russia is driving European countries to consider disbanding or leaving the military alliance due to increased security risks
DATE: 2016-07-17 | LENGTH: 11:39

 
No Case Against Suspended President of Brazil But Rousseff May Still be Impeached
Professor of Media Studies Joao Feres Jr. says a recent report exonerates Rousseff but the constitutional procedure will likely be used to remove her from office anyway.
DATE: 2016-07-15 | LENGTH: 10:02

 
Why is the Capitalist West Fighting with Capitalist Russia?
Alexandr Buzgalin and Paul Jay discuss the antagonism between Russia and US despite the former adopting 'Jurassic Park capitalism' since the demise of the USSR
DATE: 2016-07-14 | LENGTH: 27:05

 
New British PM Will Govern to the Right of Cameron
Economist John Weeks says Theresa May will negotiate Brexit to completion despite her previous opposition to leaving the European Union
DATE: 2016-07-13 | LENGTH: 09:14

 
Jeremy Corbyn Wins Right to Defend His Leadership of Labour Party
Economist John Weeks says pro-austerity forces were defeated in the decision of the Labour Party leadership to allow him on the ballot
DATE: 2016-07-12 | LENGTH: 07:17

 
Syria's Complex Chessboard and its Continuing Tragedy
Vijay Prashad discusses how the various warring forces in Syria are locked together in a complicated way. Meanwhile, Syria continues to bleed, with no immediate end in sight - Newsclick and TRNN Joint Production
DATE: 2016-07-10 | LENGTH: 11:14

 
Narrative of Brexit 'Leave' Voters as Racist and Anti-Immigrant Ignores Real Anti-Austerity Sentiment
Economist Michael Hudson argues that a vote for Europe is not a vote for socialism, but for a very right-wing, hard right, corporatist Europe where the laws will be made by bureaucrats acting on behalf of the large financial centers
DATE: 2016-07-05 | LENGTH: 09:58

 
Spanish Election Signals End of Governance by Absolute Majorities
ROAR Magazine editor Carlos Delclos discusses how the Brexit vote might explain why Unidos Podemos did not poll as well as anticipated
DATE: 2016-07-05 | LENGTH: 12:30

 
Will Brexit Lead to Grexit?
Dimitri Lascaris says so-called leftist or socialist governments throughout the EU are engaging in self-immolation by embracing austerity, and then become wildly unpopular with the electorate
DATE: 2016-07-03 | LENGTH: 10:21

 
Media Exaggerations of Apocalyptic Venezuela Plays into Regime Change Narrative
Gabriel Hetland & Rachael Boothroyd say that the crisis in Venezuela is real, but the international media descriptions of horror stories are far from representative of the real situation on the ground
DATE: 2016-07-01 | LENGTH: 21:39

 
Brazilian Artists Speak Out Against "Coup" Government
In a nation-wide occupation movement, artists in Brazil fight the impeachment of Dilma Rousseff and lead a protest against newly instated right-wing government
DATE: 2016-06-30 | LENGTH: 04:57

 
Brexit and the Fate of the United Kingdom
Economist Bill Black says the arrogance, incompetence, and ignorance by the elites was a major factor in pushing people to vote to leave the EU
DATE: 2016-06-29 | LENGTH: 12:11

 
French Labor Law, Brexit, and Greek Austerity: Class War Against European Workers
Economist Richard Wolff says the old European elite believed it could fix their broken capitalism on the backs of the masses and that has proved to be a fatal mistake
DATE: 2016-06-29 | LENGTH: 11:30

 
Resurgence in Left Politics in Mexico Following Oaxaca Teachers Strike Massacre
Law professor John Ackerman says the Morena Party is trying to mobilize social movements into a political force that has already brought hundreds of thousands to the streets
DATE: 2016-06-29 | LENGTH: 10:59

 
The Corbyn No-Confidence Vote and the Bleeding of the Labour Party
Political scientist Leo Panitch says the mass support for keeping Jeremy Corbyn in leadership might split the Labour Party, which could lead to a renewed progressive class revolt that goes beyond social democracy
DATE: 2016-06-28 | LENGTH: 13:33

 
Brexit sends Europe into Political and Economic Crises
Heiner Flassbeck says the UK is in a leadership crisis without a ruling party leader to implement the will of the people, and the Eurozone is also in a crisis that Germany is largely responsible for causing
DATE: 2016-06-28 | LENGTH: 12:37

 
Historic Ceasefire Agreement Signed in Colombia
The peace agreement between the FARC rebels and the Colombian government is a major achievement, but will take a while to implement and sustain, says Professor Justin Podur
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 14:33

 
Britain Votes to Leave the European Union
John Hilary and John Weeks discuss the meaning and impact of Britain's historic 52-48 vote to leave the EU
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 21:48

 
Commentary: Oaxaca Teachers Strike Is About Defending The Revolutionary Educational Tradition
John Ackerman of UNAD says that acts of state violence, like the police killings at the Oaxaca teacher strike and the "disappearance" of 43 students Guerrero, show that Mexico is not a democracy
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 04:35

 
Lapavitsas: The Left Needs to Develop an Alternative Plan for Europe
Economics professor Costas Lapavitsas says Britain's vote to leave is a direct result of the EU's lack of democracy
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 15:39

 
How Western Military Interventions Shaped the Brexit Vote
Michael Hudson argues that military interventions in the Middle East created refugee streams to Europe that were in turn used by the anti-immigrant right to stir up xenophobia
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 12:16

 
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 | LENGTH: 13:32

 
Can the EU be Reformed from Within?
Prof. Neil Davidson presents the left argument for why Britain should leave the EU
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 13:07

 
The History of the Kurdish Struggle in Turkey
Baris Karaagac gives an overview of the Kurdish movement, from its centuries of rebellions against the Turkish-controlled state to becoming the only credible opposition today against Erdogan's authoritarianism
DATE: 2016-06-22 | LENGTH: 06:47

 
The History of the Kurdish Struggle in Turkey
Baris Karaagac gives an overview of the Kurdish movement, from its centuries of rebellions against the Turkish-controlled state to becoming the only credible opposition today against Erdogan's authoritarianism
DATE: 2016-06-22

 
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 | LENGTH: 09:59

 
Greek Austerity Leading to Brain Drain with No Economic Recovery in Sight
Dimitri Lascaris says the latest unemployment figures in Greece show the indifference of the EU elite to the hardships of austerity and the democratic will of the European people
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 10:32

 
Hollande Capitulates to EU Pressure on Labor Laws Risking His Own Presidency
Renaud Lambert of Le Monde Diplomatique says Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, came to France to endorse Hollande and his decree on restrictive labor reforms
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 06:22

 
Europe Will Drift Further to the Right if Britain Leaves EU
John Weeks presents progressives' arguments for British citizens to vote to remain in the European Union on June 23rd
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 12:45

 
UN Report: A Record 65.3 Million Displaced
On World Refugee Day, Glen Ford says that the US has had a hand in almost all displacement described in UN High Commissioner for Refugees report
DATE: 2016-06-20 | LENGTH: 11:00

 
The People's Summit: Saturday Morning Speeches
Featuring National Nurses United Executive Director RoseAnn DeMoro, Former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner, and Hawaii Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard
DATE: 2016-06-20

 
Grassy Narrows to Ontario: No Reconciliation Without Clean Water (1/2)
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 | LENGTH: 07:05

 
How Erdogan Consolidates Power in Turkey by Eliminating the Kurds
Baris Karaagac explains the history of the Turkish state's repression of the leftist and Kurdish movements
DATE: 2016-06-17 | LENGTH: 10:06

 
French President Threatens to Outlaw Protests Against Labor Reforms
Le Monde Diplomatique's Renaud Lambert says social movement and the government are locking horns, Prime Minister Manuel Valls and President Francois Hollande have both said that they will not budge
DATE: 2016-06-17 | LENGTH: 09:51

 
Peru's New Conservative President A Close Ally of the US
Peru's left succeeded in averting an even worse disaster by helping defeat far-right candidate Keiko Fujimori, says Peruvian sociologist Francesca Emanuele
DATE: 2016-06-15 | LENGTH: 12:39

 
Eritrea in US Crosshairs
Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says the US is trying to use Ethiopia and the International Criminal Court to do to Eritrea what it did to Libya
DATE: 2016-06-15 | LENGTH: 12:13

 
New Unity Government in Libya Overly Optimistic in Claiming an Offensive Against ISIS in Sirte
It is important to recognize that ISIS is not precisely a territorial group, says historian Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2016-06-13 | LENGTH: 06:43

 
Where Have All the Refugee Children Gone?
Unaccompanied child refugees in Europe have lost their parents and are either fleeing civil war or the threat of being forced into joining armed groups
DATE: 2016-06-13 | LENGTH: 08:43

 
Protesters Denounce Newseum's Invitation of Former Israeli Army Spokesperson
Journalist Max Blumenthal was among a handful of people who interrupted an event featuring former Israeli army spokesperson Avital Leibovich, who has defended the killing of Palestinian journalists
DATE: 2016-06-13 | LENGTH: 03:38

 
Erdogan and Turkey in the Terror Net
Vijay Prashad explains how will the recent ISIS terror attack at the Ataturk international airport might affect Turkey's relations in the region, and also discusses Turkey's ambiguous position regarding Russia and the insurgency in Syria - Newsclick and TRNN Joint Production
DATE: 2016-06-12 | LENGTH: 13:34

 
Carnival of Corruption May Leave Back Door Open for the Return of Rousseff
Prof. Boaventura de Sousa Santos says the current domino effect of corruption is wiping out the political leadership class, including the Minister of Transparency
DATE: 2016-06-12 | LENGTH: 08:01

 
Decades-Long Israeli Military Occupation Drives Palestinian Revenge Attacks
Filmmaker and former TRNN Correspondent Lia Tarachansky says the messianic extreme far-right has filled the political void in Israel following the 2014 attacks on Gaza known as Operation Protective Edge
DATE: 2016-06-12 | LENGTH: 09:47

 
Modi's U.S. Visit: High on Atmospherics, Short on Substance
Newsclick interviews Senior Journalist Seema Mustafa on Modi's visit to Washington - while both countries spoke of being "allies" and "partners" there were no serious agreements
DATE: 2016-06-12 | LENGTH: 11:07

 
Modi Eager to Make India Another Lily Pad for the Projection of American Power
Vijay Prashad says the Indian Prime Minister is eager to have a Logistical Support Agreement with the United States and participate in the US-led encirclement of China
DATE: 2016-06-11 | LENGTH: 08:24

 
Venezuela Takes Next Step Toward Presidential Recall Referendum
While Venezuela's national electoral council moves forward with referendum process, President Maduro introduces new measures to address economic problems
DATE: 2016-06-10 | LENGTH: 12:09

 
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 | LENGTH: 06:07

 
Ireland's New Rising: An Exclusive Report from The Laura Flanders Show
One century after the Ireland's 1916 Easter Rising, an armed rebellion against British imperial rule, Laura Flanders reports on another rising underway against partition, austerity, and poverty
DATE: 2016-06-09 | LENGTH: 25:01

 
Activists in Athens Seize Abandoned Hotel for Refugees
Activist Despina Biri describes how the seizure of the City Plaza Hotel in a far-right enclave of the Greek capital has improved the lives of neglected refugees
DATE: 2016-06-08 | LENGTH: 08:40

 
Millions Around the World Fleeing from Neoliberal Policy
Economist Michael Hudson says neoliberal policy will pressure U.S. citizens to emigrate, just as it caused millions to leave Russia, the Baltic States, and now Greece in search of a better life
DATE: 2016-06-06 | LENGTH: 09:01

 
Refugees Risk Perilous Journeys, Fleeing War and Years of IMF-type Policies
Vijay Prashad says refugees are escaping wars, eviscerated economies, and religious conflict
DATE: 2016-06-06 | LENGTH: 11:07

 
On Fourth Visit to the US as Prime Minister, Modi Seeks Boost in Defense Ties
Discussing India Prime Minister Modi's visit, Former Naval Commander Atul Bhardwaj argues India is being drawn into a strategic cooperation with the US that is focused on containing China. The cooperation will require India to acquire large quantities of US arms
DATE: 2016-06-06 | LENGTH: 14:54

 
Inadequate UN Refugee Convention Putting Thousands in Danger
Vijay Prashad says limitations in the UN Refugee Convention give latitude to Western countries to reject non-Syrian refugees
DATE: 2016-06-05 | LENGTH: 06:24

 
Greek Leaks Expose IMF Chief Overruling Pro-Debt Relief IMF Negotiator
Securities lawyer Dimitri Lascaris says recent leaks to the press show that IMF Chief Lagarde forced her negotiator to give up the previously stated position to insist that creditors offer debt relief to Greece
DATE: 2016-06-05 | LENGTH: 09:54

 
The Real Weather Report: Paris Deluged
Paris and Bavaria are both experiencing extreme weather conditions as scientist predicted for Europe says Dimitri Lascaris
DATE: 2016-06-04 | LENGTH: 07:06

 
Is There an Economic and Political War Against Venezuela?
Floating exchange rate and rising oil prices will go a long way to stabilize the Venezuelan economy, but other economic reforms are also necessary, says CEPR economist Mark Weisbrot
DATE: 2016-06-02 | LENGTH: 11:43

 
Growing Labor Protests Paralyzing France
Renaud Lambert of Le Monde Diplomatique says the growing resistance to Hollande's labor policies is similar to anti-austerity movements in Spain and Greece
DATE: 2016-06-01 | LENGTH: 08:59

 
Air France Pilots Join Labor Protests Cancelling Flights Ahead of European Soccer Tournament
Jacobin editor Jonah Birch says the French right could come to power in 2017 if the Socialist Party continues to lose favor over its unpopular labor code reform
DATE: 2016-06-01 | LENGTH: 12:55

 
U.S. and Iran: Vying to Defeat ISIS in Iraq
As the two major international forces in Iraq work with the Iraqi army to push back the Islamic State from Fallujah, neither wants the other to be able to secure a position of power
DATE: 2016-06-01 | LENGTH: 07:13

 
Refugees Dehumanized, Impoverished, and Trapped in Europe: What can we do about it?
TRNN interviews Maria Nikolakaki, key organizer of the Crossing Borders Conference taking place July 7-10 in Lesvos, Greece
DATE: 2016-05-27 | LENGTH: 06:34

 
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 | LENGTH: 08:35

 
Austria Narrowly Elects Former Green Party Leader as President, Avoids Far-Right Candidate
On Sunday Austrians elected Alexander van der Bellen, an independent candidate and former Green Party president as their new Head of State
DATE: 2016-05-25 | LENGTH: 04:22

 
IMF-Eurozone Deal Hailed as a Breakthrough, But No Relief for Greeks
Dimitri Lascaris, securities class actions lawyer, says the Troika is lending money with one hand and taking it back with the other, perpetuating the fiction that Greece's debt is sustainable
DATE: 2016-05-25 | LENGTH: 11:59

 
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 | LENGTH: 08:23

 
Climate Change-Fueled Droughts Pushing Africa to the Brink
Environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey says Africa remains on the front lines of climate change impacts, while wealthy nations fail to act with urgency
DATE: 2016-05-23 | LENGTH: 10:02

 
Erdogan Targeting the 59 Pro-Kurdish HDP Parliamentarians with 445 Police Investigations
Baris Karaagac says Erdogan is continuing to consolidate power by appointing his friend and current Transportation Minister as Prime Minister
DATE: 2016-05-23 | LENGTH: 11:42

 
The Financial Invasion of Greece
Economist Michael Hudson says IMF's concern about Greek debt is bogus, this is full scale financial war, forcing Greece give up ports, pensions, properties and much more
DATE: 2016-05-22 | LENGTH: 10:11

 
Ultra-Nationalist Avigdor Lieberman Accepts Post as Defense Minister of Israel
Michel Warschawski of the Alternative Information Center says Netanyahu's decision to appoint Avigdor Lieberman is a concession to far-right and religious pressure
DATE: 2016-05-20 | LENGTH: 09:28

 
Brazil Gets An Unelectable President Amid Protests
Boaventura de Sousa Santos says Brazilians should prepare for "shock therapy" under new president Michel Temer and his cabinet
DATE: 2016-05-16 | LENGTH: 11:55

 
La resurreccion de un periodista hondureno
Dias despues de sufrir un doble atentado, Felix Molina vuelve a trabajar en el caso del asesinato de Berta Caceres
DATE: 2016-05-15 | LENGTH: 08:03

 
Iran Moves to Sue U.S. Over $2 Billion in Frozen Assets
Tyler Cullis, Legal Fellow at the National Iranian American Council, says US-Iran feuds should be dealt with in bilateral negotiations; the objective priority should be to ensure that the nuclear deal is secured beyond the Obama administration
DATE: 2016-05-13 | LENGTH: 09:55

 
A Sober Look At Controversial New Presumptive President of Philippines
Former Philippines congressman Walden Bello says that Rodrigo Duterte appeals to many disenfranchised Filipinos, but many fear that he will bypass the state's established democratic institutions
DATE: 2016-05-13 | LENGTH: 20:39

 
New President of Brazil Moves to Appease Foreign Investors
Prof. Alfredo Saad Filho analyzes the economic implications of the new government of Brazil, following Rousseff's removal from office
DATE: 2016-05-13 | LENGTH: 12:06

 
The Resurrection of a Honduran Journalist
Days after suffering a double attempt on his life, Felix Molina gets back to work covering the case of slain indigenous leader Berta Caceres
DATE: 2016-05-13 | LENGTH: 07:41

 
Dilma Rousseff Removed from Office As Impeachment Proceedings Continue
Brazil's senate votes 55-22 to impeach President Dilma Rousseff; Gregory Wilpert says interim president Michel Temer could begin implementing neoliberal policies immediately
DATE: 2016-05-12 | LENGTH: 05:09

 
Israeli General Compares Modern Israel to 1930s Germany
Shir Hever of the Alternative Information Center says Golan is an elite member of the military and his statements on Holocaust Remembrance Day is sparking a national debate
DATE: 2016-05-09 | LENGTH: 08:36

 
$12 Trillion Looted from Developing Countries and Hidden Offshore
Tax Justice Network's James S. Henry says authoritarian regimes account for over $11 trillion of "missing" offshore financial wealth from emerging economies
DATE: 2016-05-09 | LENGTH: 10:30

 
Brazil's Congress Halts Impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff
Speaker of the lower house of Congress cites break in procedural rules as reason for annulment of impeachment vote; Dilma Rousseff still not in the clear
DATE: 2016-05-09 | LENGTH: 04:32

 
"My Name Is Sadiq Khan - I'm Mayor Of London'
Son of a bus driver and inner city public housing dweller become the mayor of London, he is sworn in at Southwark Cathedral to rapturous applause and a standing ovation
DATE: 2016-05-07 | LENGTH: 02:03

 
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 | LENGTH: 10:21

 
Racially Charged UK Election: Londoners Elect New Labour Party Mayor Sadiq Khan
Economist John Weeks says if the new mayor can deliver on his campaign promises of inclusivity and housing, it will be a tremendous step forward for London
DATE: 2016-05-06 | LENGTH: 09:47

 
Glenn Greenwald: President's Impeachment Process in Brazil is a Trojan Horse for Neo-liberalism
The Intercept's Glenn Greenwald says that President Dilma Rousseff's Vice President and would-be successor, Michel Temer, is a corrupt politician who would take the country on a sharp neoliberal turn
DATE: 2016-05-05 | LENGTH: 19:25

 
Four Men Arrested for the Murder of Berta Caceres
Grahame Russell of Rights Action Canada says there are too many serious irregularities with the investigation to trust it
DATE: 2016-05-04 | LENGTH: 10:23

 
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

 
US and UK Arms Sales Fueling War Crimes in Yemen
Prof. Sheila Carapico says many humanitarian groups have implicated the US and other Western countries in war crimes in Yemen
DATE: 2016-05-02 | LENGTH: 16:17

 
"Soft Coup" in Brazil is Destroying the Workers' Party and Social Programs
Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report says Brazil's whole political system is corrupt and on the verge of collapse, not just the Presidency of Dilma Rousseff
DATE: 2016-05-02 | LENGTH: 12:09

 
Allegations of Anti-Semitism Fired up Ahead of Pivotal UK Local Elections
Max Blumenthal and John Weeks agree that the charges of anti-semitism against the Labour Party in the UK are part of an orchestrated effort from the Right
DATE: 2016-04-30 | LENGTH: 18:44

 
Euroskeptic Conservatives Driving the Brexit
London economists John Weeks and Jeremy Smith explain how far-right attempts to leave the European Union are motivated by anti-immigrant sentiment and a desire to avoid regulations
DATE: 2016-04-29 | LENGTH: 13:41

 
Air Strikes on Aleppo Hospital Indiscriminate or Targeted?
Patrick Cockburn and Joseph Daher discuss the escalation of bombing in Syria that has killed 200 people in six days and undermined the peace talks in Geneva
DATE: 2016-04-29 | LENGTH: 15:46

 
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 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
Democratic Republic of Congo Government Fails to Investigate Targeted Killings
DR Congo president Joseph Kabila may remain in power past his constitutionally mandated two-term limit if the December election is delayed, say Jason Stearns of the Congo Research Group and Kambale Musavuli of Friends of the Congo
DATE: 2016-04-20 | LENGTH: 12:15

 
Brazil's Impeachment Vote a Political Trial to Subvert Democracy
If President Dilma Rousseff is successfully impeached it will shake confidence in the entire Brazilian democratic system, says Maria Mendonca of the University of Rio de Janeiro
DATE: 2016-04-19 | LENGTH: 12:33

 
Repression Against Landless Peasants Movement in Brazil
Joaquin Pinero of the MST talks about the latest round of repression against the movement and how it is connected to the current political crisis in Brazil.
DATE: 2016-04-19 | LENGTH: 14:53

 
Wealth of the Russian Elite and Growing Poverty of its People (3/3)
Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin of Moscow State University says Russian elites are in many ways pro-American, but likely to see NATO and Washington as enemies - a contradiction that encourages the growth of Russian nationalism
DATE: 2016-04-15 | LENGTH: 12:01

 
Wealth of the Russian Elite and Growing Poverty of its People (2/3)
Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin of Moscow State University says 50 percent of the Russian population is living on $300 a month or less not only due to oil prices and sanctions, but large internal inefficiencies
DATE: 2016-04-14 | LENGTH: 08:05

 
Closing Panama Tax Haven Will Require Fighting the Most Powerful Lobby In the World
Economist Michael Hudson says oil and mining industries and the State Department created Panama and Liberia for the express purpose of tax evasion
DATE: 2016-04-14 | LENGTH: 17:01

 
Wealth of the Russian Elite and the Growing Poverty of its People (1/3)
Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin of Moscow State University says 1% of Russians own 70% of the nation's wealth, while 20 million are living in official poverty
DATE: 2016-04-13 | LENGTH: 07:31

 
Argentina Represses TeleSUR and other "Undesirable Media"
Pedro Brieger, journalist and professor at the University of Buenos Aires, says Argentinians view the government's dissociation from teleSUR as the loss of one of the only alternative voices for news in Latin America
DATE: 2016-04-13 | LENGTH: 10:20

 
The Problem of International "Terrorism" Is Here To Stay
Col. Larry Wilkerson, professor and former chief of staff to Colin Powell, was back for his weekly report, this time focused on the origins of ISIS and Al-Qaeda
DATE: 2016-04-12 | LENGTH: 08:58

 
Colombian GM Workers Engaged in 5-Year Long Protest
Frank Hammer, a retired GM worker from Detroit and labor activist, reports on his visit with GM workers in Colombia and their 5-year protest at the US embassy
DATE: 2016-04-11 | LENGTH: 11:41

 
The Israel Lobby's Growing Assault on Free Speech
Journalist and author Max Blumenthal talks about the growing BDS movement and the efforts to muzzle it
DATE: 2016-04-11 | LENGTH: 14:55

 
Unprecedented Student Involvement in French Labor Protests
Trade unions and students are preparing for a massive demonstration this Saturday against the overhaul of longstanding worker protection laws in France, says Renaud Lambert of Le Monde diplomatique
DATE: 2016-04-08 | LENGTH: 05:32

 
EU Deports Refugees from Greece to Turkey
The EU deportations do not solve the problem that refugees fleeing from Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq and elsewhere confront, says Hazel Healy of The New Internationalist
DATE: 2016-04-08 | LENGTH: 11:56

 
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 | LENGTH: 09:25

 
Anything Can Happen in Peru's Presidential Election
Prof. Gerardo Renique talks about the candidates and how the far right and left both have a genuine chance of winning in Sunday's election
DATE: 2016-04-08 | LENGTH: 15:15

 
U.S. Radioactive Weapons Fueling Birth Defects in Iraq
Investigative journalist Barbara Koeppel examines how the U.S. is getting away with using radioactive weapons that are causing spikes in birth defects and cancer in both Iraqi citizens and U.S. veterans
DATE: 2016-04-07 | LENGTH: 16:12

 
Netanyahu's Strategy will Undermine Israel's Long-Term Security
Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the danger inherent in the U.S. aligning its interests entirely with Israel's and how American support is creating an untenable future for the state
DATE: 2016-04-07 | LENGTH: 10:06

 
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 | LENGTH: 09:01

 
Global Tax Haven Network Means Americans Can Hide Wealth At Home
Economist James Henry describes the network of international banks, law firms, accountants, and trust companies that allow wealth to be hidden in tax havens like Delaware
DATE: 2016-04-07 | LENGTH: 07:40

 
Noam Chomsky - German Weapons Exports to Israel & Saudi Arabia and the Refugee Crisis
Noam Chomsky, discusses the impacts of German arms and weapons exports into Saudi Arabia and Israel. He also talks about the refugee and Syrian crisis that is engulfing neighbouring states as well as the European continent
DATE: 2016-04-07 | LENGTH: 06:43

 
South Africa's President Dodges Impeachment Despite Court Ruling
The focus on President Jacob Zuma's personal corruption is obscuring his embrace of austerity policies that are harming everyday people in South Africa, says Patrick Bond, Director of the Centre for Civil Society
DATE: 2016-04-06 | LENGTH: 09:30

 
Panama Papers Expose Kleptocracy in Action
Investigative Journalist James Henry describes how government officials are directly benefiting from the tax havens they are responsible for dismantling
DATE: 2016-04-04 | LENGTH: 11:39

 
The Panama Papers: Victims of Offshore Tax Havens
From The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists: Behind the email chains, invoices and documents that make up the Panama Papers are often unseen victims of wrongdoing enabled by the shadowy offshore industry.
DATE: 2016-04-04 | LENGTH: 04:19

 
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 | LENGTH: 09:11

 
Belgium's Domestic and Foreign Policies Perpetuate Muslim Alienation
Elites ignore 25% youth unemployment and engage in reckless foreign policy, which has led to the rise of jihadism in Belgium, says Brussels-based journalist Gilbert Doctorow
DATE: 2016-03-30 | LENGTH: 13:00

 
In Syria, CIA & Pentagon-Funded Militias Clash
A long history of bureaucratic disputes has contributed to a failed strategy in Syria, says former chief of Staff to Colin Powell Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2016-03-29 | LENGTH: 10:48

 
UN Human Rights Council Will Monitor Corporations Operating in Occupied Palestine
The UN vote to expose corporations profiting from Israeli occupation demonstrates shifting global opinion on settlements, says the Institute of Policy Studies' Phyllis Bennis
DATE: 2016-03-28 | LENGTH: 05:41

 
Could a Federalist Democracy Stabilize Syria?
Syrian Kurds' new proposal could be the political solution refugees have been waiting for, says Trinity College's Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2016-03-28 | LENGTH: 05:59

 
Independence Day: Neo-Fascists Take Finland
Max Blumenthal and James Kleinfeld speak to far right activists in Finland
DATE: 2016-03-27 | LENGTH: 19:47

 
Hedges: "We Bomb Them, They Bomb Us"
Chris Hedges, ​Pulitzer prize winning journalist, discusses the Brussels Attacks
DATE: 2016-03-24 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Zee's Attack on a Poet and Scientist: Gauhar Raza Speaks Out
Newsclick speaks to Gauhar Raza, a well-known poet, scientist and science activist, about being called an "anti-national" by TV network Zee News
DATE: 2016-03-24 | LENGTH: 16:41

 
Anti-AIPAC Protest Reveals Growing Solidarity with Palestine
Journalist Max Blumenthal speaks with activists during protest against AIPAC.
DATE: 2016-03-23 | LENGTH: 07:10

 
Preferred Jihadists and the Crisis in Syria
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report, was back to discuss suppressed aspects of the crisis in Syria, particularly, the fight among elite ruling circles and the continued use of preferred jihadists as "foot-soldiers" for Western empire.
DATE: 2016-03-22 | LENGTH: 08:38

 
Why Brussels?
Brussels attacks are the latest blowback against Western regime change, says Jean Bricmont, author of Humanitarian Imperialism
DATE: 2016-03-22 | LENGTH: 10:26

 
Turkey's Intensifying Conflict with Kurds
Prof. Fuat Keyman analyzes the history and background of the recently intensifying conflict between the government of Prime Minister Erdogan and Turkey's Kurds.
DATE: 2016-03-22 | LENGTH: 15:54

 
Repression in Turkey: Why International Solidarity with the Kurds Is Crucial (2/2)
Political expert Bilhan Tuncel describes the conditions of Turkish Kurdistan under President Erdogan, and calls for international solidarity with the Kurds - E&B News with Kevin Boylan
DATE: 2016-03-21 | LENGTH: 20:10

 
Rightward shift in Regional German Elections
Shir Hever, a political scientist and Ph.D. student in Germany, talks about what the success of the radical right means for Germany and the overall rightward trend in Europe.
DATE: 2016-03-18 | LENGTH: 15:03

 
The Modern Paris Commune: A Model for Social Revolution from Syrian Kurdistan (1/2)
Political expert Bilhan Tuncel urges international solidarity with Kurds, and says the bottom-up governing system in Rojava, or Western Kurdistan, is an important example of empowering a diverse population - E&B News with Kevin Boylan
DATE: 2016-03-13 | LENGTH: 32:57

 
New and Old Strategies for Ending the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela
Prof. Steve Ellner discusses US intervention in Venezuela, the opposition's amnesty law, and their latest strategies for ousting the president.
DATE: 2016-03-12 | LENGTH: 11:44

 
New and Old Strategies for Ending the Bolivarian Revolution in Venezuela
Prof. Steve Ellner discusses US intervention in Venezuela, the opposition's amnesty law, and their latest strategies for ousting the president.
DATE: 2016-03-12

 
Voice of Europe: "Migrants" vs "Refugees"
Konstantinos Poulis says rhetoric that divides refugees and migrants can delegitimize the struggles of those who emigrate to escape poverty.
DATE: 2016-03-11 | LENGTH: 11:41

 
Radioactive Waste Still Leaking Five Years After Fukushima Nuclear Disaster
Dr. Arjun Makhijani, President of the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research, says decommissioning the Fukushima Daiichi reactors could take decades and cost billions of dollars
DATE: 2016-03-10 | LENGTH: 15:41

 
Prosecutors Charge Brazil's former President Lula da Silva in Corruption Case
Political scientist and media analyst Joao Feres Jr. talks about who is behind the latest corruption charges against Brazil's former President Lula da Silva and how these accusations are designed to undermine Lula's probable run for president in 2018.
DATE: 2016-03-07 | LENGTH: 11:28

 
NATO Sends Warships to the Aegean Sea to Stop the Mass Exodus of Refugees
Saskia Sassen, the author of Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy, says it is astounding that Europe and the US have missed opportunities to intervene and prevent this crisis
DATE: 2016-03-06 | LENGTH: 12:38

 
TTIP: Another Secret Trade Deal Putting Us and the Environment at Risk
Frank Ackerman, principal economist at Synapse Energy Economics, says we are on the cusp of another trade deal that is fortified to serve the interest of corporations
DATE: 2016-03-04 | LENGTH: 11:33

 
Col. Wilkerson: The Foreign Policy of Clinton, Trump, Cruz & Rubio "Frighten Me"
Former Bush administration official Larry Wilkerson says the candidates' hawkish foreign policy record is cause for concern with the potential of a possible North Korea engagement
DATE: 2016-03-03 | LENGTH: 08:49

 
Indigenous Rights Leader Assassinated in Honduras
Jesse Freeston, the director of the documentary "Resistencia," tells us how Berta Caceres has become a martyr in the struggle against the Honduran post-coup regime and how the Obama administration bears responsibility for the current situation in Honduras.
DATE: 2016-03-03 | LENGTH: 13:22

 
JNU Student Union President Kanhaiya Kumar Released On Bail After Being Arrested for Sedition
Subin Dennis, PhD student at India's largest University (JNU), says the students are jubilantly celebrating his release but will not rest until all the students in custody are released and their demands are met
DATE: 2016-03-02 | LENGTH: 08:52

 
The Voice of Europe: 2015 Amnesty International Annual Report
Giogos Kosmopoulos, Director of Amnesty International Greek Division, discusses the spike in refugees entering Europe, primarily from war zones like Syria, and the need to address the declining human rights conditions in Europe and around the world
DATE: 2016-02-29 | LENGTH: 20:00

 
Brazil's Embattled Government Faces Yet More Challenges
With yet another corruption scandal unraveling near President Rousseff and more bad economic news, Alfredo Saad Filho examines the prospects of Brazil's PT government.
DATE: 2016-02-28 | LENGTH: 12:07

 
EU Parliament Adopts Call for an Arms Embargo Against Saudi Arabia
Arms expert Willian Hartung says a more concerted effort by global actors will be needed to stop Saudi aggression
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 07:42

 
Son of Executed Saudi Cleric to Defy Saudi Regime By Attending Upcoming Human Rights Summit
Mohammed al-Nimr, the son of Sheik Nimr al-Nimr, and CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin speak against Saudi Arabia's brutality, and discuss the Summit on Saudi Arabia that the Real News will live stream on March 5, 2016. Summit link: http://www.codepink.org/2016saudisummit
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 15:18

 
UK Prime Minister Cameron Sets Trap For Himself Over Pledge to Leave EU
Economist John Weeks discusses the upcoming 'Brexit' referendum, arguing for reforming the European Union instead of leaving - a position also favored by Yanis Varoufakis and Labor Leader Jeremy Corbyn
DATE: 2016-02-25 | LENGTH: 12:15

 
US Bombs ISIS in Libya, Allies Support ISIS in Libya
Pan-African News Wire Editor Abayomi Azikiwe says the U.S. is acting like the chief policeman of the region after it participated in the destruction of the Libyan state in 2011
DATE: 2016-02-24 | LENGTH: 14:09

 
Will the ECB Freeze of Printing Large Currency Help End Corruption and Tax Evasion?
Economist James Henry says the European Central Bank is 16 years too late
DATE: 2016-02-22 | LENGTH: 10:11

 
Some Major Oil Producers Freeze Production, But Glut Will Keep Prices Low
Analyst Michael Klare says though Saudi Arabia, Russia, Venezuela and Qatar have agreed to freeze oil production, global production levels will maintain low oil prices for the foreseeable future
DATE: 2016-02-22 | LENGTH: 12:31

 
Col. Wilkerson: All War Games Between China and US Lead to Nuclear Attacks
TRNN Replay: Discussing the tension in the South China Sea, former Bush administration official Larry Wilkerson says the US should ratify the UN Convention of the Law of the Sea treaty - but won't because of big oil and mining interests
DATE: 2016-02-22 | LENGTH: 08:49

 
Will the "Terrorists" Adhere to the Russia-US Brokered Truce in Syria?
Patrick Cockburn, journalist with the The Independent, says the de-escalation of the conflict will be difficult to implement because it must apply to those who are deemed "terrorists"
DATE: 2016-02-22 | LENGTH: 09:54

 
Honduran Protesters Continue to Demand Resignation of President Hernandez
Alexander Main of CEPR says protesters are also demanding a United Nations-backed commission like the one that forced the resignation of President Molina in Guatemala
DATE: 2016-02-19 | LENGTH: 11:19

 
"Rigged" Elections In Uganda?
We were joined by Reverend Dr. Kapya Kaoma who is the senior researcher at Political Research Associates, and the author of American Culture Warriors in Africa: A guide to the exporters of homophobia and sexism.
DATE: 2016-02-18 | LENGTH: 08:10

 
Carnage in Syria a Product of US Empowerment of Saudi Arabia
Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay discuss the demands Americans can make of the US government to create a cessation of hostilities (2/2)
DATE: 2016-02-18 | LENGTH: 18:06

 
China Considers Putting Nukes Under Military Control
Colonel Larry Wilkerson explains the significance of China considering placing nuclear arsenal on high alert
DATE: 2016-02-17 | LENGTH: 07:43

 
We Can Now Hear the Universe
Scientists say they can now "hear the universe" at a news conference in which they confirmed they have detected gravitational waves, as predicted by Albert Einstein a century ago
DATE: 2016-02-17 | LENGTH: 03:05

 
What Turkey & Saudi Arabia Aim to Gain with Possible Ground Invasion in Syria
Col. Larry Wilkerson says Turkish and Saudi officials may be bluffing, but the prospect nevertheless is a calamity reminiscent of pre-World War I conditions
DATE: 2016-02-15 | LENGTH: 07:33

 
Latest Agreement in Syria Could Lead to Further Escalation
Phyllis Bennis says the war in Syria is being fought by outside powers to the last Syrian
DATE: 2016-02-13 | LENGTH: 09:27

 
Zika Linked to Deforestation and Climate Change
Evolutionary biologist Robert G. Wallace says we are seeing the reemergence of mosquito-borne viruses such as dengue, yellow fever and malaria
DATE: 2016-02-12 | LENGTH: 11:16

 
The Wilting UK Economy
Dr. Graham Gudgin and Jo Michell of Economists for Rational Economic Policies challenge the prediction that the UK will remain the fastest growing economy in Western Europe
DATE: 2016-02-09 | LENGTH: 17:03

 
After TPP Signing, Activists Opposed to Deal Look to Prevent Congressional Approval
Dr. Margaret Flowers says the TPP will supercede international climate treaties and undermine environmental protection laws
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
UK Rejects UN Ruling that Assange Detention Is Illegal
After the UN finds Assange to be arbitrarily detained, Assange attorney Carey Shenkman explains how the UK is undermining the authority of the UN while simultaneously relying on it to release detained UK citizens
DATE: 2016-02-05 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Did Hillary Lie About Her Iraq War Vote?
Stephen Zunes responds to Hillary Clinton's statements explaining her Iraq War vote as well as Bernie Sanders' plan to mobilize countries like Saudi Arabia to take on ISIS
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 13:29

 
Speculators Misunderstood the Oil Wars and Market Meltdown
Journalist Steve LeVine says most investors thought high-priced US shale would cause a boom and that the economy would benefit from low oil prices - so far they are wrong on both counts
DATE: 2016-02-03 | LENGTH: 11:10

 
UN May Find Detention of Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange Illegal
Carey Shenkman of the Center for Constitutional Rights says Sweden and the UK are likely to honor UN decision
DATE: 2016-02-03 | LENGTH: 08:35

 
Repression in Egypt Worse than Rule Under Mubarak
Noha Radwan reports on the conditions facing political prisoners, who are often crammed into 15x15 spaces with seventy people, and says the international community must intervene
DATE: 2016-01-31 | LENGTH: 08:45

 
UN Peace Talks on Syria Remain Stalled
Vijay Prashad says the government in Damascus has made significant gains inside Syria with the help of its allies, and this has changed the tone of the Western response to Russia
DATE: 2016-01-29 | LENGTH: 10:25

 
LIBOR Traders Get Off Scot Free in Rate-Rigging Scandal
James Henry, former chief economist at McKinsey & Co., says the ruling demonstrates that there is no systemic or institutional accountability to prevent interest rate manipulation
DATE: 2016-01-28 | LENGTH: 06:58

 
Yanis Varoufakis: How The Greek People's Magnificent "No" Against Austerity Became "Yes"
The former Finance Minister of Greece says that on the night of the July 5th referendum, he realized the pressure had gotten to Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. Since then, Varoufakis has been campaigning for that "No."
DATE: 2016-01-28 | LENGTH: 15:48

 
The Voice of Europe: What We Know About North Korea
In this collaboration between the Real News Network and ThePressProject, Fragiska Megaloudi examines the effects of Western sanctions on North Korea and the shaping of discourse about the East Asian nation
DATE: 2016-01-25 | LENGTH: 14:28

 
UN Fact-Finding Mission to Investigate Racial Discrimination in the United States
Kali Akuno, co-director of Cooperation Jackson, says it will give greater exposure to the realities of African Americans and put the US government and the state of Mississippi on notice
DATE: 2016-01-22 | LENGTH: 13:27

 
Wage Pressures, Falling Commodity Prices Spell Trouble for the Global Economy
With no recovery in the Eurozone and the whole of Eastern Europe in trouble, greater turmoil in Asian economies could bring the world economy to a critical moment, says economist Heiner Flassbeck
DATE: 2016-01-15 | LENGTH: 14:37

 
China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Opens Without the US
Mark Weisbrot of CEPR says the institutions of global governance, especially the ones that have actual power, have historically been controlled by the United States - this bank marks a departure from that trend
DATE: 2016-01-15 | LENGTH: 07:34

 
Ceasefire Needed in Turkey
Richard Falk says a new ceasefire and renewal of the peace process between the Turkish state and the Kurdish militants are required to end the bloodshed
DATE: 2016-01-14 | LENGTH: 15:26

 
El Chapo Arrest Won't Change Narco-Governance in Mexico
John Mill Ackerman says the real problem facing the rule of law in Mexico is Obama's blind support for the Nieto government
DATE: 2016-01-13 | LENGTH: 09:01

 
China Faces Challenges Over Currency Valuation and Wages
Economist Rob Johnson says China is undergoing a major transition from an export-led economy to a domestic demand-led economy
DATE: 2016-01-12 | LENGTH: 16:18

 
Chinese Debt Bubble About to Burst
Economist James Henry and Ho-fung Hung say China's debt-to-GDP ratio above 240% is an indicator that there is a major disconnect between the market and the real economy
DATE: 2016-01-11 | LENGTH: 12:19

 
Arab Spring and Declining Oil Prices Drives Saudi Arabia's Reactionary Barbarism
Bilal Ahmed of Souciant.com says accusations of religious degeneracy and charges of heresy are at the heart of the executions, for they advance and protect the national narrative of Wahhabism
DATE: 2016-01-10 | LENGTH: 15:00

 
How did North Korea Acquire the Technology for the Bomb?
Robert Kelley, former director at the IAEA, explains the role of Pakistan as well as what information is needed to know what was detonated
DATE: 2016-01-08 | LENGTH: 08:43

 
Saudis Fan Flames of Sunni-Shi'a Strife Bred in Iraq Invasion
Jennifer Loewenstein says Saudi Arabia carried out the execution of Shi'a cleric Nimr al-Nimr in order to provoke a reaction from Iran, and are now using the embassy attack as an excuse to cut diplomatic ties
DATE: 2016-01-07 | LENGTH: 16:25

 
Saudi Arabia Fueling Sectarianism to Destabilize the Region and Suppress Domestic Dissent (2/2)
Toby Craig Jones says Saudi Arabia is beholden to sectarian violence and it is not a stabilizing force in the Middle East
DATE: 2016-01-07 | LENGTH: 07:47

 
UK Labor Party Departing from Austerity to Strengthen Economy
Economists for Rational Economic Policy: John Weeks, Ozlem Onaran and Jeremy Smith say Labor Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and Chancellor John McDonnell can break with previous neo-liberal economic policies and pursue an agenda that is focused on productive employment
DATE: 2016-01-06 | LENGTH: 20:01

 
Saudi Arabia Fueling Sectarianism to Destabilize the Region and Suppress Domestic Dissent (1/2)
Toby Craig Jones says Saudi Arabia is beholden to sectarian violence and it is not a stabilizing force in the Middle East
DATE: 2016-01-05 | LENGTH: 12:18

 
US Corporate Media Amplifies Saudi PR Machine
The Intercept's Zaid Jilani says the Saudi Arabian government has been able to present its point of view free of any challenge in the western mainstream media
DATE: 2016-01-05 | LENGTH: 16:46

 
The Cracks Begin To Show in The UK Economy (1/2)
Economists for Rational Economic Policies contributors John Weeks, Ozlem Onaran, and Jeremy Smith say nominal gains in economic performance are based on household debt. (The report can be read here:The Cracks Begin to Show: A Review of the UK Economy in 2015)
DATE: 2016-01-04 | LENGTH: 12:47

 
How The Chinese Debt Bubble Led to the Stock Market Plunge
Johns Hopkins professor Ho-fung Hung says we are seeing a continuation of the stock market collapse from the summer of 2015, and executive measures to rescue the market can only create more trouble in the long run
DATE: 2016-01-04 | LENGTH: 13:11

 
The Interests Shared by the Oregon Militia Movement, Koch Brothers and LDS Church
Chris Zinda discusses how groups such as those involved in the armed standoff in Oregon are influenced by the likes of the Mormon Church, the John Birch Society and Koch-funded Americans for Prosperity.
DATE: 2016-01-04 | LENGTH: 13:22

 
Why Are Parts of Nigeria's Ruling Elite Supporting Boko Haram?
United Action for Democracy's Baba Aye explains how Boko Haram rose with the support of Nigeria's ruling elite and how there is now evidence pointing to their influence in the Nigerian Army and political establishment
DATE: 2015-12-31 | LENGTH: 17:13

 
Youth Activist Kidnapped by Congo's Secret Police
Friends of the Congo's Kambale Musavuli discusses how the United States has supported Congo's President Joseph Kabila despite human rights abuses
DATE: 2015-12-31 | LENGTH: 07:52

 
Ex-Israeli PM Olmert Sentenced in Bribery Scandal But Remains Popular
Shir Hever explains why the majority of Israeli society remain in strong support of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert despite his being sentenced to 18 months in jail for bribery
DATE: 2015-12-29 | LENGTH: 07:26

 
The Case of Alonzo Smith Transcends Local Colonial Boundaries and Jurisdictions
Activist and Organizer with PACA - Pan-African Community Action - discusses the latest developments in the mysterious death of Alonzo Smith while in private police custody.
DATE: 2015-12-24 | LENGTH: 08:48

 
Initial Syrian Peace Talks Won't Include Syrians
New Internationalism Project Director Phyllis Bennis says the U.N. Security Council resolution allows for the participation of all outside supporters of the opposition forces
DATE: 2015-12-22 | LENGTH: 08:03

 
Podemos Breaks Two-Party System in Spain
ROAR Editor Carlos Delclos explains how Podemos has lead the call for structural change but will ultimately be limited in getting results
DATE: 2015-12-21 | LENGTH: 12:06

 
Yemen's Peace Talks Amid New Saudi-Led Coalition to Fight IS
Bilal Ahmed, associate editor of Souciant.com, says US pressure and advancement of the Islamic State could be behind the timing of the peace talks between the Houthi rebels and the Saudis
DATE: 2015-12-17 | LENGTH: 09:00

 
In 'Homeland', Good Muslims Are CIA, Bad Ones Terrorists
With Islamophobia on the rise, journalist Laila Al-Arian discusses how shows like 'Homeland' go far beyond entertainment
DATE: 2015-12-16

 
Why America is Moving Away from the WTO
As WTO ministers meet in Nairobi, Tuft University's Tim Wise explains the tensions between developing countries and developed countries and why America is pursuing asymmetrical negotiations in regional trade deals like the TPP
DATE: 2015-12-16 | LENGTH: 12:52

 
Bill Black: A "Jihadist" Against the Banks?
While assisting the prosecution of JPMorgan and Countrywide in Florida by the Department of Justice, TRNN regular Bill Black was dismissed from the case by the assistant US Attorney, who described him as a "Jihadist"
DATE: 2015-12-15 | LENGTH: 08:12

 
America's Surge of Islamophobia
Moustafa Bayoumi, author of This Muslim American Life, explains why calls to register Muslims and surveillance mosques aren't solely fringe GOP ideas
DATE: 2015-12-14 | LENGTH: 05:53

 
D.C. Mayor Calls for Warrantless Searches of Ex-Prisoners
The most Democratic city in the country is also the site of some of the harshest and most racialized proposed crime legislation
DATE: 2015-12-14 | LENGTH: 07:37

 
The Voice of Europe: Political Radicalization in Europe
This edition of Voice of Europe looks at the changes in the voting patterns of European citizens. Paul Mason joins in an insightful discussion of the disappointment and discontent of European voters.
DATE: 2015-12-11 | LENGTH: 20:17

 
Oil-Gushing Saudi Arabia Major Obstacle at COP21
TRNN correspondent Dimitri Lascaris discusses the major obstacles in the draft agreement coming out of Paris.
DATE: 2015-12-10 | LENGTH: 14:07

 
Israel Key Link in Exporting ISIS Oil
Vijay Prashad says that ISIS oil is smuggled through Turkey to Israel and is a major source of ISIS funding
DATE: 2015-12-09 | LENGTH: 16:04

 
IAEA Report Finds Many Allegations on Iran's Nuclear History Are Baseless
Robert Kelley says the IAEA had failed to adequately investigate charges that were made in the past by U.S. and Israel against Iran in order to derail negotiations
DATE: 2015-12-09 | LENGTH: 15:11

 
Noam Chomsky on the Terror Attacks in Paris
Professor Noam Chomsky took part in an event titled "Germany's role in the European Union and International Affairs: Post War History, Present and Possible futures" hosted by acTVism Munich on November 17, 2015.
DATE: 2015-12-09 | LENGTH: 02:43

 
Venezuela Opposition Secures "Supermajority" in National Assembly
Gabriel Hetland and Gregory Wilpert say that removing President Maduro from office appears to be its first order of business
DATE: 2015-12-09 | LENGTH: 18:58

 
The Islamic State that Buys Our Weapons
Last year, Saudi Arabia became the United State's largest purchaser of arms, enshrining the untouchable status of a ruling monarchy that many accuse of fanning the flames of extremism in the Middle East
DATE: 2015-12-07 | LENGTH: 07:06

 
Opposition Landslide in Venezuela - Maduro Accepts Results
President Maduro accepts results, says counter-revolution has won; Opposition parties might win super-majority in National Assembly that could lead to removal of Maduro - Greg Wilpert and Alejandro Velasco with Paul Jay
DATE: 2015-12-07 | LENGTH: 25:36

 
Voice of Europe: COP21
2015 Paris Climate Conference - COP21
DATE: 2015-12-04 | LENGTH: 10:20

 
Fate of Canada's Tar Sands, Pipelines Depend on Trudeau's Commitments at COP21
The Real News Network's Dimitri Lascaris speaks to DeSmog Canada's managing editor Carol Linnet at COP21 in Paris
DATE: 2015-12-04 | LENGTH: 11:26

 
War Mongers Join Forces in Syria, But Can They Defeat ISIS?
After the British parliament voted in favor of airstrikes in Syria, University of Louvain physicist Jean Bricmont says international law must be central in dealing with Syria and the Islamic State
DATE: 2015-12-03 | LENGTH: 12:57

 
Climate Protesters Defy State of Emergency in Paris
Janet Redman of IPS and Dimitri Lascaris of The Real News report on the COP 21 challenges in Paris that could isolate the US
DATE: 2015-12-01 | LENGTH: 15:36

 
Fossil Fuel Reps Invited to COP21 While Protest is Banned in Paris
350.org organizer Cameron Fenton says the voices of indigenous groups and civil society will be silenced while fossil fuel industry is seated at the negotiating table
DATE: 2015-11-30 | LENGTH: 07:44

 
Wilkerson: The Hypocrisy of U.S. Syria Policy (2/2)
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the U.S./Saudi unholy alliance in Syria and a relationship that has distorted development throughout the region
DATE: 2015-11-29 | LENGTH: 14:12

 
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 | LENGTH: 08:15

 
Wilkerson: The Hypocrisy of U.S. Syria Policy (1/2)
As Putin visits Iran, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the U.S./Saudi alliance in Syria and a relationship shrouded in secrecy
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 08:06

 
What's Fueling Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria?
Baba Aye of Nigeria's United Action for Democracy argues that the West's obsession with military solutions will ensure the dominance of groups like ISIS
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 08:50

 
What's Fueling Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria?
Baba Aye of Nigeria's United Action for Democracy argues that the West's obsession with military solutions will ensure the dominance of groups like ISIS
DATE: 2015-11-22

 
Is Obama Abandoning the Demand For Assad to Step Down?
Journalist Barry Lando explains how the West's insistence on Assad leaving power helps ISIS, and says an anti-ISIS strategy needs to address the disenfranchisement of Sunnis in post-9/11 Iraq
DATE: 2015-11-19 | LENGTH: 08:31

 
Between ISIS and Intervening Powers, Perpetual Conflict is Common Goal
York University Professor Sabah Alnasseri discusses the strategy of ISIS and regional actors following the attacks in Paris and Beirut
DATE: 2015-11-19 | LENGTH: 10:38

 
Paris Evokes 9/11 in State of Fear and Revenge
In reference to attacks in Paris, Col. Larry Wilkerson says the reincarnation of al-Qaeda in ISIS must be rationally dealt with if their defeat is the goal
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:08

 
France's Colonial Past and Blowback
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report, says that France's colonial legacy is again being ignored in the response and media coverage to the attacks in Paris.
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 08:40

 
Paris Resident: Boots on the Ground is the Islamic State's Dream Come True
Paris resident Mathieu Lefevre calls for moderates to reject both the Marine Le Pen and ISIS's of the world
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 10:46

 
Terrorism Expert: Islamic State Sustains Itself Through a War Economy
Loretta Napoleoni, author of 'Islamic Phoenix,' discusses how the Islamic State is financed
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:52

 
Silent for the Sake of Arms Sales?
Consortiumnews.com contributor Daniel Lazare says U.S. officials have known for years that their Gulf partners are funding groups like the Islamic State.
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:11

 
Infrastructure, Food Security and Syria to Dominate G-20 Summit
Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says world leaders will need to wrestle with a no-job growth economy, food insecurity, and the effect of a possible rise in interest rates by the Federal Reserve [This interview took place before the Paris attacks.]
DATE: 2015-11-15 | LENGTH: 09:01

 
France Seeks Revenge Against ISIS in Syria
TRNN Top Stories of 2015: France launches massive airstrikes against ISIS in Syria after terror attacks in Paris kill at least 129 and injure hundreds more.
DATE: 2015-11-15 | LENGTH: 09:34

 
The Media's Skewed Portrayal of the Bombing in Beirut
Rania Masri and Vijay Prashad say the western media's reporting on the ISIS bombing in Lebanon is deeply racist and accepts the ISIS narrative by describing the southern Beirut neighborhood as a "Hezbollah bastion"
DATE: 2015-11-13 | LENGTH: 11:53

 
General Strike In Greece Reignites Anti-Austerity Battle
Greek port worker and union leader Giorgos Gogos says most of the demonstrations across the country were peaceful and unified against austerity measures imposed by the lenders and accepted by SYRIZA
DATE: 2015-11-12 | LENGTH: 11:32

 
Balochistan: The Largest, Most Resource-Rich, Yet Poorest Province of Pakistan
Journalist Jahanzeb Hussain talks about who's profiting from the Pakistani province's natural gas and the suppression of the Baloch people
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 09:04

 
Is the U.S. Strategy in the Middle East to Create Chaos?
York University Professor Sabah Alnasseri discusses the rivalries in Iraq's parliament, the legacy of Ahmad Chalabi, and what future Syria will face
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 09:18

 
MSF Says Fleeing Workers Targeted in Kunduz Attack
MSF General Director Christopher Stokes and Codepink's Medea Benjamin say the US military's explanation for the October attack that took 30 lives remains woefully inadequate
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 05:41

 
How the AKP Used Violence to Win Turkish Elections
Edmund Ghareeb, author of the The Kurdish Question in Iraq, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan increased the climate of fear and violence in the country and arrested and censored opposition media
DATE: 2015-11-04 | LENGTH: 08:06

 
Was Ahmad Chalabi Behind the Fall of Saddam Hussein?
On the death of Ahmad Chalabi, Patrick Cockburn of the Independent says the prevailing narrative attributed to Ahmad Chalabi absolves the press and the US of any responsibility for the war in Iraq
DATE: 2015-11-04 | LENGTH: 10:38

 
Erdogan Tightens his Grip After the Elections
Edmund Ghareeb, the author of the The Kurdish Question in Iraq says, Erdogan has increased the climate of fear and violence in the country and he is arresting and censoring the opposition media
DATE: 2015-11-04

 
Maurice Bishop, Grenada and Revolutionary Lessons for #BlackLivesMatter
Don Rojas, former press secretary for slain Grenadian revolutionary Maurice Bishop, commemorated the anniversary of Bishop's assassination and offered lessons for activists.
DATE: 2015-11-02 | LENGTH: 12:20

 
'Ed Snowden of Banking' Refuses to Appear in Swiss Trial
After Herve Falciani leaked more than 100,000 HSBC account records of tax evaders to government tax agencies, the Swiss government has been on a witch hunt says economist James Henry
DATE: 2015-11-01 | LENGTH: 04:52

 
AKP Wins Majority in Turkey, but Not Enough Seats To Secure Constitutional Changes
Baris Karaagac of Trent University says the push for constitutional changes in Parliament was a critical issue in this election for Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who was hoping to institute a Presidential system
DATE: 2015-11-01 | LENGTH: 09:15

 
Inter-Imperial Feuds and the Lost Revolution in Syria (2/2)
Joseph Daher and Jennifer Loewenstein debate what are the real goals of the U.S. in Syria
DATE: 2015-10-5 | LENGTH: 26:04

 
Reports Expose Zionists Stifling Dissent on US Campuses
Judith Butler and Dima Khalidi speak with TRNN's Sharmini Peries, about two reports released this week, on how Israel's defenders use false charges of anti-semitisim, law suits, and official denunciations to limit debate on US Campuses
DATE: 2015-10-4 | LENGTH: 26:25

 
Turkish Elections: Will Erdogan Garner a Majority This Time?
Scholar and activist Sardar Saadi says the likely outcomes on Sunday include more seats for the AKP and greater momentum behind the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party
DATE: 2015-10-30 | LENGTH: 13:51

 
EU Passes Resolution to Protect Edward Snowden from Prosecution
Marcy Wheeler of emptywheel.net says European governments still have to adopt and implement the resolution that whistleblower Edward Snowden is calling a "game changer"
DATE: 2015-10-30 | LENGTH: 03:46

 
Iran Agrees to Political Transition Where Assad is Not the Main Focus
Trinity College's Vijay Prashad discusses how no Syrian voices were represented at the Vienna peace talks, but geopolitical interests were front and center
DATE: 2015-10-30 | LENGTH: 07:59

 
As Violence Soars in the West Bank, Leaders Seek Coexistence Between Peace and Occupation
Ali Abunimah, author of One Country: A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse, says no one has the gumption to deal with the real problem - and that is Israel
DATE: 2015-10-29 | LENGTH: 13:22

 
Left Parties In Portugal Vow to Topple New Center-Right Government
In a two-part interview, Catarina Principe of the left-bloc in Portugal, says the left needs to unify on an economic and anti-austerity platform to avoid an interim caretaker government of the president's party
DATE: 2015-10-27 | LENGTH: 08:16

 
Left Parties In Portugal Vow to Topple New Center-Right Government
In a two-part interview, Catarina Principe of the left-bloc in Portugal, says the left needs to unify on an economic and anti-austerity platform to avoid an interim caretaker government of the president's party
DATE: 2015-10-27

 
Will Pakistan Push Afghan Taliban Towards Peace?
As President Obama meets with Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif, we explore why the two "allies" have struggled to foster a political solution in Afghanistan
DATE: 2015-10-23 | LENGTH: 06:45

 
Does Russia-U.S. Disagreement Over Assad Benefit ISIS?
Sergei M. Plekhanov, Associate Professor of Political Science at York University, says regional solutions are only possible if Russia and the United States stop pursuing their respective Middle East interests as a zero-sum game
DATE: 2015-10-21 | LENGTH: 17:18

 
Does Russia-U.S. Disagreement Over Assad Benefit ISIS? (1/2)
Sergei M. Plekhanov, Associate Professor of Political Science at York University, says Russia offered a broad based coalition in the region to stop ISIS but the US refused
DATE: 2015-10-21

 
Inter-Imperial Feuds and the Lost Revolution in Syria (1/2)
Joseph Daher and Jennifer Loewenstein argue that Russian and US interests in the region must heed the domestic forces that could provide a real political solution that could benefit majority of the Syrian people
DATE: 2015-10-2

 
Does the US Have a Plan in Afghanistan? (1/2)
Author Anand Gopal discusses why a US strategy of arming 350,000 Afghan men will only perpetuate endless war
DATE: 2015-10-19 | LENGTH: 07:41

 
Does the US Have a Plan in Afghanistan? (2/2)
Author Anand Gopal discusses why a US strategy of arming 350,000 Afghan men will only perpetuate endless war
DATE: 2015-10-19

 
Who Are the Targets of Russian Airstrikes in Syria?
Russians claim to be targeting ISIS while United States says the strikes are hitting pro-Western rebel forces, but London Metropolitan University's Sami Ramadani says these two groups are practically one in the same
DATE: 2015-10-18 | LENGTH: 09:16

 
No End to The War in Afghanistan (1/2)
Junaid S. Ahmad, Professor of Law at Lahore University says after fourteen years of occupation nothing has improved, none of the objectives have been met, the situation is far worse and the US is in greater threat
DATE: 2015-10-16 | LENGTH: 09:33

 
No End to The War in Afghanistan (2/2)
Junaid S. Ahmad, Professor of Law at Lahore University says after fourteen years of occupation nothing has improved, none of the objectives have been met, the situation is far worse and the US is in greater threat
DATE: 2015-10-16

 
Palestinians 'Living Under Two Occupations': Violence Spikes in Israel and the West Bank
Jeff Halper says Israel and the Palestinian Authority are partners in repression
DATE: 2015-10-14 | LENGTH: 10:43

 
Did Turkish Security Forces Know About Deadly Ankara Attack? (1/2)
Baris Karaagac says Turkey created an environment that has facilitated such acts by ISIS or other terrorist groups within Turkey during the last few years
DATE: 2015-10-13 | LENGTH: 11:03

 
SYRIZA Party Regroups After Crisis (1/2)
Michalis Spourdalakis says SYRIZA's Central Committee met last weekend to evaluate the election results and consider ways to take advantage of potential cracks in the bailout agreement with European creditors
DATE: 2015-10-13 | LENGTH: 12:02

 
Did Turkish Security Forces Know About Deadly Ankara Attack? (2/2)
Baris Karaagac says Turkey has facilitated such acts by ISIS or other terrorist groups during the last few years
DATE: 2015-10-13

 
SYRIZA Party Regroup After Crisis (2/2)
Michalis Spourdalakis says SYRIZA's Central Committee met last weekend to evaluate the election results and consider ways to take advantage of potential cracks in the bailout agreement with European creditors
DATE: 2015-10-13

 
Did the UN Meet Its 2015 Water & Sanitation Goals for Sub-Saharan Africa?
UMass-Amherst PERI's Leonce Ndikumana says resource-rich economies like Nigeria need to reform tax codes to make real impacts on poverty
DATE: 2015-10-12 | LENGTH: 09:47

 
Israel Escalates Punitive Measures Against Palestinians in Jerusalem
Economist Shir Hever says more repression will not subdue the anger stemming from decades of occupation, but resistance could potentially undermine Israel's arms export industry and the state's practice of managing conflict without political compromise
DATE: 2015-10-11 | LENGTH: 09:34

 
The Future of Popular Unity in Greece (2/2)
Stathis Kouvelakis, member of Popular Unity says the future of Popular Unity will depend on the Greek peoples reaction to the economic tsunami unleashed as a result of Syriza's surrender to the creditors
DATE: 2015-10-10 | LENGTH: 08:11

 
Latin American Leaders Demand UN Reforms
Journalist Andrea Ixchiu and Alex Main of the Center for Economic and Policy Research weigh in on the statements of the most outspoken leaders of Latin America and their call on larger nations to pay for the economic and environmental havoc unfolding across the world
DATE: 2015-10-1 | LENGTH: 22:38

 
A Syria Without Assad?
Journalist Patrick Cockburn, who just returned from Syria, speaks about the impact of the Russian airstrikes in Syria and whether it can play a role in bringing the civil war to an end
DATE: 2015-10-09 | LENGTH: 19:32

 
Defeat and Demoralization in Greece (1/2)
Stathis Kouvelakis, member of Popular Unity, says the SYRIZA capitulation to creditors was followed by a voter turnout of 44%, the lowest in the country's history.
DATE: 2015-10-09 | LENGTH: 12:50

 
MSF Hospital Targeted by Afghan Government Forces in July
Phyllis Bennis says three months ago the hospital was attacked by US backed Afghan troops seeking Taliban militants
DATE: 2015-10-08 | LENGTH: 12:22

 
Saudi Arabia Silences UN Human Rights Council Over Its War Crimes in Yemen (2/2)
Omer Aziz says the Saudis are blocking an inquiry into one of the worst humanitarian disasters in recent times
DATE: 2015-10-07 | LENGTH: 08:41

 
Russians Could Force New Negotiations Over Syria
Phyllis Bennis of IPS says there are many players that need to be at the table for negotiations that could be conducted in phases to bring about a real solution
DATE: 2015-10-07 | LENGTH: 11:44

 
MSF Demands War Crime Probe in Afghanistan
Sune Engel Rasmussen, The Guardian reporter in Kabul, describes the local reaction to the bombing and questions the verification process that the US military exercises before bombing targets
DATE: 2015-10-07 | LENGTH: 09:35

 
Dependency on Warlords Led to U.S. Attack on MSF Afghan Hospital
Sonali Kolhatkar tells Paul Jay that the American perpetual war strategy has created a criminal narco-state and generated support for the hated Taliban
DATE: 2015-10-06 | LENGTH: 20:07

 
 

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