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ISIS Flees Raqqa, Trump and Putin Escalate the War

With the potential defeat of ISIS in Syria, the U.S. and Russia are stepping up their operations in an effort to fill the likely power vacuum, says Chris Davidson, a Reader of Middle East politics at Durham University in the UK
DATE: 2017-06-22 | LENGTH: 13:05

 
  
US Supreme Court Declines to Hear Chevron Pollution Case
Steven Donziger, the lawyer representing affected indigenous communities in Ecuador, calls this "the probably the most outrageous act of industrial pollution in history related to oil."
DATE: 2017-06-22 | LENGTH: 12:09

 
Trump Risks War with Russia and Iran in Syria
Increasing U.S. military strikes against Assad-allied forces in Syria threaten to undermine the fight against ISIS and spark direct conflict with Russia and Iran, says Ben Norton of Alternet's Grayzone Project
DATE: 2017-06-21 | LENGTH: 16:17

 
Survivors of UK's Grenfell Tower Block Fire Demand Accountability for the Victims
One week after the disastrous fire that engulfed the whole of Grenfell Tower Block, survivors and their supporters demand justice and a reform of Britain's national housing policy
DATE: 2017-06-21 | LENGTH: 04:15

 
Israel Secretly Aids Anti-Assad Forces in Syria Proxy War
Beirut-based journalist Nour Samaha has uncovered extensive Israeli government support of anti-Assad forces in southern Syria
DATE: 2017-06-20 | LENGTH: 15:54

 
Venezuela's Opposition Receives Solid Support from International Media
Media analyst Joe Emersberger takes apart recent international media coverage of Venezuela, which is openly siding with the country's opposition in portraying the government as a dictatorship
DATE: 2017-06-19 | LENGTH: 13:23

 
The 41-Year Anniversary of the Soweto Uprising
June 16 marked the anniversary of the Soweto Uprising, in which hundreds of students were killed and which represented the beginning of South Africa's anti-apartheid movement, eventually leading to its downfall
DATE: 2017-06-19 | LENGTH: 03:18

 
Anti-Muslim Manchester Demo Unites Britain's Far-Right
An anti-Muslim protest in Manchester brought together far-right groups that had until recently been in decline-and theyre organizing across borders, says Dr. Joe Mulhall, Senior Researcher at Hope Not Hate
DATE: 2017-06-16 | LENGTH: 10:47

 
Ignoring Humanitarian Pleas, Senate OKs Saudi Weapons Sale
The Senate approval of a new $510 million weapons sale to Saudi Arabia puts arms industry profits over Yemeni civilian lives, says Code Pink's Medea Benjamin
DATE: 2017-06-16 | LENGTH: 18:03

 
What can the Left Learn from Corbyn's Stunning Election Performance?
Former Sanders Campaign Digital Organizing Director Claire Sandberg speaks to the Real News after spending the past month working in the UK to defeat Theresa May. Correction: Sandberg was the former Digital Organizing Director for the Bernie Sanders campaign.
DATE: 2017-06-14 | LENGTH: 14:02

 
France's New President Wins Parliament Vote, But Faces Problems Implementing Program
Even though French president Francois Macron will probably have an overwhelming majority in the new National Assembly, the low turnout and on-going resistance to neoliberalism will complicate his program, says CEPR's Alex Main
DATE: 2017-06-13 | LENGTH: 14:13

 
Abby Martin: World Ignores Opposition Violence at Venezuela Protests
Empire Files host Abby Martin just returned from Venezuela where she saw first hand how violent opposition protesters attempt to intimidate reporters and thereby give a false impression of what is happening
DATE: 2017-06-11 | LENGTH: 14:31

 
Labour Prevented the Tories from Increasing their Grip on Government
Theresa May's objective of improving her position in Brexit talks failed and will extremely difficult negotiations now, says Economics Prof. John Weeks of London University
DATE: 2017-06-10 | LENGTH: 13:25

 
Corbyn Lost Labour Party Elites, But Won Over Voters
"Corbyn has proven that there is a way forward for the Labour Party," says Leo Panitch, a professor at York University--but it isn't the future the Blairites envisioned
DATE: 2017-06-10 | LENGTH: 17:26

 
UK Voters Go Left, Theresa May Goes Right
To stay in power, Prime Minister Theresa May will try to join forces with the DUP, a far right-wing Christian party that opposes abortion and same-sex marriage
DATE: 2017-06-10 | LENGTH: 08:52

 
Hung Parliament a Stunning Victory for Corbyn's Labour Party in UK Elections
Election produces a breakthrough for left socialist Jeremy Corbyn, something only weeks ago was considered impossible - with Thomas Barlow and Kam Sandhu of Real Media and Aaron Bastani of Novara Media
DATE: 2017-06-09 | LENGTH: 11:17

 
Economic Dimensions Militarized Palestine
Alaa Tartir of the Palestinian Policy Network explains that the Palestinian Economy is unable to grow or develop because the Israeli occupation controls all aspects of the economy
DATE: 2017-06-07 | LENGTH: 15:28

 
Serious Fraud and Saudi Silence - The UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd
Amber Rudd's opponent Nicholas Wilson points out that her colourful business record should mean she's the last person who should be trusted to investigate high-scale corruption and fraud
DATE: 2017-06-07 | LENGTH: 06:21

 
Brazil Gets Ready to Roll Back Labor Rights
Brazil's labor reform is set to pass the legislature and workers fear a dramatic worsening of their living conditions as a result. A special report from Brazil by Mike Fox
DATE: 2017-06-07 | LENGTH: 06:24

 
The Economic Myths of UK's 2017 General Election Exposed
"The General Election is exposing once again the ignorance there is around the production of money and how easy it is for governments to finance expenditure," says World-renowned economist Ann Pettifor
DATE: 2017-06-06 | LENGTH: 12:07

 
Theresa May Blames 'Tolerance of Extremism,' But UK Policies Help Extremists
In the aftermath of recent terror attacks, British Prime Minister Theresa May says the British people have "far too much tolerance of extremism." But award-winning investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed says British government policies benefit extremists and endanger civilians
DATE: 2017-06-06 | LENGTH: 15:02

 
UK Election Polls: Can Corbyn Win?
Opinion polls for the June 8 UK General Election indicate an increasingly tight race between Labour and Conservatives, but most still give Conservative Theresa May an advantage, despite May's weaknesses as Prime Minister, says Real Media's Thomas Barlow
DATE: 2017-06-06 | LENGTH: 12:37

 
Sluggish Economic Growth in Britain Fails to Compensate for Austerity
Kam Sandhu, co-founder of Real Media, explains how slow economic growth means that Tories have not been able to achieve any of their economic objectives and have instead caused a "food bank crisis"
DATE: 2017-06-05 | LENGTH: 13:01

 
Poll Finds British Agree that UK Foreign Policy Contributes to Terrorism
Thomas Barlow, co-founder of Real Media, analyzes latest poll results in light of UK foreign policy, the Manchester bombing, and Thursday's general election
DATE: 2017-06-02 | LENGTH: 11:01

 
UK Election Polls Tighten to Three Points Between May and Corbyn
Tom Barlow, co-founder of Real Media, talks about how Britain's June 8 general election race is tightening between Labour and Tories and how the mainstream British media is losing credibility in the process
DATE: 2017-06-01 | LENGTH: 10:42

 
Cyprus: Why Reunification Matters
As tensions between Greece and Turkey heat up, reunification of the island is strategically vital to the region, says scholar Leandros Fischer
DATE: 2017-06--5 | LENGTH: 12:29

 
How will Brexit Trade Agreements Affect UK Workers?
Trade Campaigner Linda Kaucher talks about post-Brexit trade deals following the 2017 general election, trade liberalisation, food standards, and a possible UK-US trade deal and what these mean for workers (part 2)
DATE: 2017-05-31 | LENGTH: 06:20

 
From Libya to Manchester, Western Intervention Endangers Civilians
Max Blumenthal, Senior Editor for Alternet's Grayzone Project, says the Manchester bombing's ties to NATO intervention in Libya exemplify how Western policies overseas can help lead to attacks at home
DATE: 2017-05-30 | LENGTH: 17:47

 
Corbyn: War on Terror is not Working - We Need a New Solution
Kam Sandhu of Real Media UK, says that Corbyn has opened up a conversation in the UK that many people want to have but they have been under siege with ongoing terror attacks
DATE: 2017-05-29 | LENGTH: 10:28

 
IMF Concedes: No Debt Relief for Greece
Economist Heiner Flassbeck describes how Germany's "shocking" position on no debt reduction of Greece's debt, even though its debt is completely unpayable
DATE: 2017-05-28 | LENGTH: 10:43

 
UK Tory's Theresa May Coming Undone at the Seams with 'Dementia' Tax
Kam Sandhu of Real Media says 'strong and stable' May is showing her incompetencies and polling is beginning to reflect that as UK heads to an election on June 8th
DATE: 2017-05-28 | LENGTH: 08:25

 
Brazil's Most Important News Outlet Plays Kingmaker
Globo TV withdraws support from President Michel Temer by leaking incriminating recording and issues retraction that implicated former president Lula da Silva and Dilma Rousseff: report from Mike Fox in Brazil
DATE: 2017-05-27 | LENGTH: 10:55

 
Post Brexit Trade Deals - Who Will be the Winners and Losers?
Trade Campaigner Linda Kaucher discusses the dangers that lie ahead for the UK public in Post Brexit Trade deals. Will banks and corporations win at the expense of the population?
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
'There's going to be a lot of people who vote for Theresa May who will deeply regret it'
Tax Specialist Richard Murphy describes the looming crash ahead for the UK after GE2017, and the myth of a 'strong and stable' conservative government
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 07:28

 
Vickie Cooper, The Violence of Austerity & GE2017
Co-author of new book 'The Violence of Austerity', Vickie Cooper talks housing, social policy and the ongoing pain inflicted on marginalised groups since the financial crisis, ahead of GE2017
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 09:29

 
John Pilger: Julian Assange is Cleared of Rape Allegations, but Far From Free
Filmmaker and journalist John Pilger says Swedish authorities should be 'embarrassed' for pursuing what he called trumped up accusations against Assange and also how journalists are increasingly targeted as enemies of the state.
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 16:17

 
Israel Siphoning Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report
US and Israeli companies are working with Israeli approval to siphon natural gas from Gaza's territorial waters, even though this is illegal according to international law, says TRNN's Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-05-21 | LENGTH: 08:51

 
UK's Conservative Party Manifesto Amounts to a Heist (2/2)
In part II with Real Media's Kam Sandhu, she explains how the Conservative Party's manifesto promotes fracking and robs the elderly from their pension and care
DATE: 2017-05-21 | LENGTH: 07:24

 
Can Europe Stop the Far Right if It Doesn't Stop Neoliberal Austerity?
As a second German soldier is arrested in an alleged plot to frame Syrian refugees for a shooting attack, Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations in London says Europe's far-right movements are fueled in part by the impacts of neoliberal austerity
DATE: 2017-05-20 | LENGTH: 15:51

 
Laotian Victim of Sex Tourism Awarded Almost $1 Million in US Court
In an unprecedented judgement, a woman raped as a teen by an American visiting Laos, was awarded $950,000 by a federal jury. Her lawyers, Linda Miller and Patrick Arenz, spoke with TRNN about this groundbreaking outcome
DATE: 2017-05-20 | LENGTH: 10:02

 
UK Conservative Party Presents its Austerity Election Program (1/2)
The Conservative party presents itself as a good economic manager, but its austerity policies have so far only increased Britain's debt, explains Real Media's Kam Sandhu
DATE: 2017-05-20 | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Brazil's Spiraling Corruption Scandal Deepens with Temer at the Centre
A political earthquake hits Brazil again as the highly unpopular president Michel Temer is implicated in new corruption allegations and the calls for immediate elections grow stronger, reports Mike Fox from Brazil
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 13:11

 
Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: 'A Great Depression That Doesn't End'
Journalist, author, and Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez says the Puerto Rican debt crisis, now entering a critical bankruptcy phase, results from a legacy of U.S. colonial domination and predatory Wall Street debt
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 19:57

 
UK Corruption, the Election, and Austerity
David Whyte of Liverpool University explains how the Conservatives' election slogans are bound to deliver the opposite of what they are promising
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 10:29

 
Independence Leader Oscar Lopez Rivera is Freed as Puerto Rico Faces 'Colonial' Debt
Juan Gonzalez, a journalist, author, and Democracy Now! co-host, analyzes the release of Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, which comes as Puerto Rico enters a critical bankruptcy process and prepares to hold a referendum on its political future.
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 10:19

 
Corbyn's New Labour Manifesto Fires Up Base, Angers UK Elites
Thomas Barlow of UK's Real Media says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's new "For the Many, Not the Few" manifesto puts sweeping progressive change on the table, much to the chagrin of the British political and media establishment
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 12:14

 
Can UK Labour Woo the Young and the Restless on June 8th? (part 2)
Thomas Barlow of Real Media says the large number of young people that are registering to vote in this general election could mean unexpected results
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 07:27

 
David Graeber: Should We Vote?
Anarchist anthropologist and academic David Graeber talks about the choices in the upcoming UK General Election
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 03:58

 
Can UK Labour Woo the Young and the Restless on June 8th? (part 1)
Thomas Barlow of Real Media says the large number of young people that are registering to vote in this general election could mean unexpected results
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 08:44

 
UK: Progressive or Regressive on Tax?
Most people think the UK has a progressive tax system, but huge cuts to the corporation tax since 2010 alongside rises in VAT mean the system is becoming more regressive
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 01:20

 
Supporters Rally for Brazil's Former President Lula as he Testifies in Corruption Case
Mike Fox reports from Curitiba, Brazil, where former president Lula da Silva defended himself in court against corruption allegations for the first time
DATE: 2017-05-11 | LENGTH: 02:41

 
Hunger Strike to Get King's College to Divest from Fossil Fuels
Roger Hallam's 8-week civil disobedience and hunger strike at King's College London, finally resulted in fossil fuel divestment.
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Assassination of 41 Activists in Colombia Threatens Peace Process
The Colombian government's peace agreement with the FARC rebels requires the government to protect activists and former FARC fighters, but their government is not living up to this requirement, says Prof. Mario Murillo
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 15:44

 
UK Conservative Party Members Accused of Violating Campaign Funding Law
Conservative party members of parliament are accused of obscuring party campaign spending shortly before the national election explains independent journalist Steve Topple
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 10:31

 
South Korea Voters Oust Conservatives, Usher in Dialogue with North
Author and journalist Suki Kim says South Korea's election of Moon Jae-in, ending a decade of conservative government, is a rejection of neoliberal policies at home and of U.S.-fueled tensions with the North.
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 11:24

 
Is Venezuela's Withdrawal from the OAS Justified?
Mark Weisbrot, of CEPR, argues that the Organization of American States is not a true multilateral body because the US largely controls it, often against the interests of individual member states
DATE: 2017-05-08 | LENGTH: 16:12

 
French President Elect: Unveiling The Golden Boy Emmanuel Macron
Macron takes 90% of the vote in bourgeois Paris but Le Pen got 56% of the workers across France says Serge Halimi of Le Monde Diplomatique
DATE: 2017-05-08 | LENGTH: 13:33

 
U.S.-Backed Saudi Assault Could Cause Famine in Yemen
Professor Sheila Carapico of the University of Richmond says the U.S. could help cause a famine in war-struck Yemen if its supports a looming Saudi-led offensive on the port of Hodeida.
DATE: 2017-05-07 | LENGTH: 09:34

 
Prime Minister Theresa May Accuses EU of Interfering in UK Elections
Kam Sandhu of Real Media explains that May is adopting far-right UKIP discourse towards EU in an effort to win votes and a better Brexit deal
DATE: 2017-05-07 | LENGTH: 10:26

 
Greece Passes New Austerity for New Loans
Bond holders, banks, and IMF bear responsibility for having made irresponsible loans to Greece, so it is not right for them to force yet more austerity on Greece, says Michael Hudson
DATE: 2017-05-06 | LENGTH: 15:48

 
French Presidential Elections: Choice of Lesser Evil Between a White Supremacist or Ultra Neoliberalist
Yasser Louati, says French voters face an impossible choice of an openly racist candidate Le Pen and uber neoliberal, former investment banker that will implement policies that will fuel, ignite and spark even more competitive hatred among French
DATE: 2017-05-06 | LENGTH: 11:33

 
Hamas Party Moves Towards Practical Politics
Imad Al-Soos discusses the new Hamas declaration of principles, and how it differs from the old Hamas charter of 1988
DATE: 2017-05-03 | LENGTH: 09:20

 
Wilkerson: U.S. Incoherence, THAAD Missile System Disrupt the Korean Peninsula
Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, says the Trump administration's mixed messages on North Korea and the new THAAD missile system are sowing confusion in the Korean Peninsula ahead of a crucial South Korean vote
DATE: 2017-05-02 | LENGTH: 14:39

 
May Day: Hundreds of Thousands Celebrate International Workers Day
In the face of different manifestations of social and economic injustice, demonstrators across the world rose up for workers' rights
DATE: 2017-05-02 | LENGTH: 07:06

 
Inequality Study in Countries of the World Fails to Show Its Continuing Rise
The Guardian newspaper's Global Inequality Project gives us a snapshot of current inequality, but fails to show how inequality is growing with the intensification of capitalism says Prof. Leo Panitch
DATE: 2017-05-01 | LENGTH: 15:11

 
Most of Brazil Paralyzed as Unions Implement One-Day General Strike
The strike is in response to draconian labor and pension reforms that the government of President Temer is trying to push through as rapidly as possible explains Mike Fox from Brazil
DATE: 2017-04-29 | LENGTH: 14:16

 
Britain's Labour Party Leader Undermined by Labour Members of Parliament
Thomas Barlow, the Senior Editor of Real Media, analyzes the electoral panorama for the upcoming June 8 general election in Britain
DATE: 2017-04-28 | LENGTH: 09:34

 
Dutch Arms Dealer Who Fueled Liberian Civil War Convicted
Andrew Feinstein, the author of The Shadow World, recounts the background of Guus Kouwenhoven's involvement in arms dealing for Liberia's civil war
DATE: 2017-04-27 | LENGTH: 13:51

 
French Elections: Macron Headed to the Presidential Polls on May 7th is Expected to Knock Out Le Pen
French media and the economic establishment made Macron the winner in the Sunday presidential ran-off say Alex Main of the Centre for Economic Policy and Research
DATE: 2017-04-25 | LENGTH: 17:11

 
London's March for Science Targets Brexit
Scientists and activists in London also organized a March for Science on Earth Day. One of the issues was how Brexit would impact Britain's commitment to counter climate change
DATE: 2017-04-25 | LENGTH: 02:09

 
France's Presidential Election Is Wide Open
If leftist candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon wins, he does not have enough of a social movement behind him to fulfill his campaign promises says Jean Bricmont.
DATE: 2017-04-22 | LENGTH: 11:51

 
Massive Pro and Anti Government Protests in Venezuela
While international media focused almost exclusively on the opposition protests and clashes with the police, the pro-government protests were equally as large, says Lucas Koerner from Venezuelanalysis
DATE: 2017-04-21 | LENGTH: 15:13

 
Erdogan's Deviant Referendum Manipulations Likely to Undermine His Presidency
The irregularities in Turkey's constitutional reform referendum were numerous and well documented says Conn Hallinan of Foreign Policy in Focus
DATE: 2017-04-20 | LENGTH: 15:03

 
Brazil's Corruption Investigation Expands to Almost Entire Political Class
The corruption investigation of Brazilian politicians expanded dramatically and is less biased against the center-left. However, the danger is that it will lead to de-politicization and opportunistic anti-politics explains Brazil analyst Alex Hochuli
DATE: 2017-04-19 | LENGTH: 11:41

 
UK Elections Called Before Full Impact of Austerity Kicks In
May's decision to call a snap election is an opportunistic move, she also has an eye on the electoral arenas in France and Germany says Prof. Leo Panitch co-editor of the 2016 Socialist Register titled "The Politics of the Right"
DATE: 2017-04-19 | LENGTH: 16:21

 
El Salvador Passes Historic Ban on Metal Mining
The Central American country is the first country in the world to establish a blanket ban on metal mining, protecting the environment following a 12-year political struggle
DATE: 2017-04-18 | LENGTH: 18:11

 
Germany's Left Must Find a New Strategy to Stop the Rise of the Right
Michael Brie, of Germany's Die Linke, explains that the German left needs to strengthen solidarity with those who have been excluded from Germany's economic successes
DATE: 2017-04-18 | LENGTH: 10:47

 
British Rendition Process "Worse than Guantanamo"
Britain has a rendition and detention process in place that is worse than the US system says Clive Stafford Smith of the human rights group Reprieve
DATE: 2017-04-17 | LENGTH: 08:48

 
Wilkerson on North Korea Crisis: U.S. Should Stop the Threats & Own Up to its Role
Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, says the U.S. should resolve the North Korea nuclear crisis through negotiations and should reckon with the impact of its previous actions.
DATE: 2017-04-17 | LENGTH: 20:19

 
Standard of Living Declined in Britain Due to Government Austerity
A new study shows that the standard of living in the UK has dropped for the first time since 2014. This is the result of government austerity says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2017-04-16 | LENGTH: 12:11

 
France's Left Presidential Candidate Melenchon Rising Rapidly in Polls
Jean-Luc Melenchon's rise in the polls could lead to a political upheaval in France, should he make it to the run-off vote on April 23, says Renaud Lambert of Le Monde Diplomatique
DATE: 2017-04-15 | LENGTH: 09:50

 
Opposition Protests in Venezuela Lead to Six Deaths
Clashes between protesters and police continued throughout the week in Venezuela, but polls indicate that the government is recuperating popularity and most Venezuelans disagree with opposition tactics says Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanalysis.com
DATE: 2017-04-15 | LENGTH: 12:51

 
South African Demonstrators Demand Zuma's Resignation
ANC's leadership called into question as Zuma's corruption ridden Presidency is headed to an end, who will lead the country next, ponders Trevor Ngwane of the Johannesburg United Front and Professor Patrick Bond
DATE: 2017-04-13 | LENGTH: 16:34

 
Trump's Massive Bomb and Syrian Strike Both Deadly Propaganda Events
Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay ask if the US "mother of all bombs" dropped on Afghanistan and the missile attack on a Syrian airbase, are PR events to show Trump and the US military will "fight without restraint" and "take on Russia"
DATE: 2017-04-13 | LENGTH: 17:37

 
The Overlooked Past Behind U.S.-North Korea Tensions & How South Korea Could Forge Peace
Christine Hong of UC Santa Cruz and the Korea Policy Institute discusses the overlooked history behind U.S.-North Korea tensions and says the best hope for resolving them is a progressive government in South Korea willing to engage.
DATE: 2017-04-12 | LENGTH: 12:10

 
Did Bipartisan Russia Hysteria Help Fuel Trump's Rush to Bomb Assad?
In part two of our interview, journalist Rania Khalek argues that the U.S. strike on the Assad regime continues policy that tacitly helps Al Qaeda and ISIS, all the while raising the threat of conflict with Russia - a threat exacerbated by the recent bipartisan frenzy over President Trump's ties to Moscow.
DATE: 2017-04-10 | LENGTH: 14:08

 
As U.S. Politicians and Pundits Cheer Syria Bombing, Will ISIS and Al Qaeda Benefit?
Independent journalist Rania Khalek discusses the near-uniform media and political support for President Trump's decision to bomb a Syrian military airfield, the need for an independent investigation into the Idlid chemical attack, and why she thinks the U.S. strike may benefit ISIS and Al Qaeda.
DATE: 2017-04-08 | LENGTH: 12:23

 
Trump Attack on Syria a Deadly Political Game and Reflection of Deep Systemic Crisis
Gerald Horne and Paul Jay discuss the cynical politics behind the attack and the decay and dysfunctionality of the American state
DATE: 2017-04-08 | LENGTH: 16:55

 
Venezuelans Hold Demonstrations For and Against OAS Effort to Isolate Venezuela
Efforts to invoke the OAS Democratic Charter against Venezuela would only lead to more confrontation in Venezuela says Steve Ellner
DATE: 2017-04-07 | LENGTH: 11:13

 
Is Trump Going to Intervene to Save Al-Qaeda's 'Heartland' in Syria?
Western intervention would save Syria's beleaguered al-Qaeda-affiliated rebels.
DATE: 2017-04-07

 
Trump, Syria, and Chemical Weapons: What We Know, What We Don't, and the Dangers Ahead
Further military engagement by the U.S. is not the way to end the horrific carnage in Syria.
DATE: 2017-04-07

 
Is Trump Going to Commit the Next Great American Catastrophe in Syria?

DATE: 2017-04-07

 
Wilkerson: Trump Attack on Syria Driven by Domestic Politics
Former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, tells Paul Jay that the Syrian Government may not be responsible for the chemical attack and that Trump's response was a violation of international law
DATE: 2017-04-07 | LENGTH: 17:44

 
US Syria Strike Was Illegal, No Matter Who Carried Out Gas Attack
Trump is receiving praise for his swift decision to bomb the Syrian airbase allegedly responsible for carrying out Tuesday's gas attack, but Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Phyllis Bennis says the President's grounds for action are shaky at best
DATE: 2017-04-07 | LENGTH: 22:57

 
Will Hamas Party Charter Accept a Two State Solution?
The leaked Hamas charter suggests a willingness to accept a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict says Imad Alsoos,
DATE: 2017-04-06 | LENGTH: 08:43

 
Defeated Ecuadorian Presidential Candidate Refuses to Concede
Guillermo Lasso, the conservative who lost Ecuador's presidential vote, is aiming to delegitimize the leftist winner, Lenin Moreno, before he takes office says TRNN's Greg Wilpert
DATE: 2017-04-06 | LENGTH: 13:11

 
Victims of political policing demand accountability at Undercover Policing Inquiry, in London
Two years have passed since the establishment of the Pitchford Inquiry into Undercover Policing. Participants say that as of yet, no oral evidence has been taken and that the police are seeking to delay the process in perpetuity. TRNN Researcher Mohamed Elmaazi attended the first Hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice on April 04th 2017, and interviewed participants and their supporters.
DATE: 2017-04-06 | LENGTH: 10:23

 
UK Police Intensifies Crackdown on Environmental Protests
Police observer group Netpol has documented an increasingly harsh crackdown on anti-fracking protesters in the UK, often in collusion with fracking companies
DATE: 2017-04-05 | LENGTH: 11:14

 
After Deadly Navy SEAL Raid, Yemeni Villagers Suffer More U.S. Attacks
In part two of our interview on the U.S. role in Yemen's turmoil, independent journalist Iona Craig discusses her recent reporting that challenged Trump administration claims about the deadly U.S. operation in January that claimed the lives of at least 25 Yemeni civilians and one Navy SEAL. Weeks later, U.S. drone strikes killed more civilians.
DATE: 2017-04-05 | LENGTH: 07:41

 
Terror Attack in St Petersburg May be Blowback for Russian Military Actions
Russia no longer has a southern buffer-zone, it is exposed to ISIS says Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2017-04-04 | LENGTH: 09:00

 
Trump Greenlights Arms Sales to Bahrain and Many Other Countries
The decision to increase US arms sales to human rights violators and conflict zones places Trump on the side of those inflicting suffering and does not help the US economy much says William Hartung
DATE: 2017-04-02 | LENGTH: 11:11

 
Britain's Brexit Bill Gives Government Unprecedented Powers
The "Great Repeal Bill" repeals EU laws and gives the executive massive powers to rule by decree in the Brexit transition says Nick Dearden of Global Justice Now
DATE: 2017-04-01 | LENGTH: 12:43

 
International Outrage Over Venezuelan Supreme Court Decision
Venezuela's Supreme Court ratified a decision to invalidate the legislature, causing many to call the government a dictatorship. However, this move actually was the result of an opposition trap, says TRNN's Gregory Wilpert
DATE: 2017-04-01 | LENGTH: 11:32

 
Brazil's Tainted Meat Scandal Exposes Another Corruption Scheme
While corruption scandals proliferate, Brazilians take to the streets to oppose new austerity measures imposed by President Temer, says Mike Fox from Brazil
DATE: 2017-03-31 | LENGTH: 17:36

 
German Regional Vote Strengthens Chancellor Merkel for September General Election
Despite the social democrats' recent rise in polls, their lack of common ground with the Left Party makes unseating Merkel more difficult, says Victor Grossman in Berlin
DATE: 2017-03-31 | LENGTH: 10:58

 
As Mosul's Civilian Toll Grows, U.S. & Iraq Continue War Tactics that Helped Give Rise to ISIS
Sabah Alnasseri of York University argues that the increasing civilian death toll in Mosul shows the U.S. and Iraqi governments are repeating the same approach that helped launch ISIS in the first place.
DATE: 2017-03-31 | LENGTH: 21:01

 
Right-Wing Populism Permeates French Presidential Elections
The discontent of ordinary people with the political elite to deal with the effects of globalization is benefiting Marine Le Pen in the polls, says Le Monde Diplomatique's Renaud Lambert
DATE: 2017-03-30 | LENGTH: 16:31

 
Growing Discontent with Corruption Brings Thousands of Russians to the Streets
The Atlantic's Jeffrey Tayler says the opposition does not offer much of a political program beyond calling for removing Putin from power
DATE: 2017-03-28 | LENGTH: 09:00

 
The Protest-Resignation of UN Under-Secretary Dr. Rima Khalaf
UN Secretary General Guterres caves under pressure from Israel and United States and orders Under-Secretary Rima Khalaf to withdraw an incriminating investigative report on Israeli apartheid policies against Palestinians, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 09:02

 
Were Haitian Police Behind Assassination Attempt on Aristide?
Jeb Sprague-Silgado says the firing on the former president's motorcade took place in the context of mass voter disenfranchisement and an attempt to rearrange the country politically away from left forces
DATE: 2017-03-24 | LENGTH: 11:19

 
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

 
 

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