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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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
Theresa May in Election Jitters Caught Lying About Tory Plans to Cut The National Health Service
Kam Sandhu of Real Media says there is evidence that Tories plan to sell off assets to service NHS; this is the first sign of distress and it will lead to privatization
DATE: 2017-06-02 | LENGTH: 13:00

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
'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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
Britain's Plans to Fight Air Pollution is "Weak and Incoherent"
James Thornton of Client Earth explains that Britain has one of the worst records in air pollution in Europe and the government's plan of "malign neglect" will do nothing to reverse this
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 14:45

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
5 Types of Bullsh*t Jobs with David Graeber
David Graeber talks bullshit jobs and the concept of work under capitalism with Real Media and the Real News Network.
DATE: 2017-05-09 | LENGTH: 06:39

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
UK Faces Loss of Labor, Environmental Protections as Brexit Unfolds
Because it is not politically feasible to push for a second referendum, British progressives should pressure the state to maintain regulations that will be lost as the country exits the European Union, says economist John Weeks
DATE: 2017-03-29 | LENGTH: 14:18

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
New UK Secrecy Laws Include Harsh Sentences For Journalists Working With Whistleblowers
Open Rights Group's Executive Director Jim Killock says PM Theresa May has demonstrated a preference to defend the right to government secrecy over the right to a free press
DATE: 2017-03-03 | LENGTH: 13:38

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
EU-Canada Trade Doomed to Fail After Walloon Parliament Rejects CETA
Nick Dearden, director of Global Justice Now, says it might be a small region in Belgium but it's speaking on behalf of millions of people in Europe
DATE: 2016-10-26 | LENGTH: 13:16

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
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

 
Could Britain Be Leaving the EU?
Prof. John Weeks and Prof. Trevor Martin discuss British PM David Cameron's call for a referendum vote to decide whether the UK remains a part of EU, as stagnation continues in the Eurozone and bleeds into economic powerhouses like Germany
DATE: 2014-07-23

 
Has Anglo-American Capitalism Run Out of Steam?
On the 30th anniversary of the UK miners' strike, George Irvin discusses the rise of inequality in Britain and the US since the 1970s
DATE: 2014-03-25

 
Tony Benn Saw Socialism as the Culmination of Democratization
Leo Panitch on the death of Tony Benn: He conceived the need to democratize the state as the precondition for democratizing the economy
DATE: 2014-03-18

 
Documents Reveal NSA and GCHQ Efforts to Destroy Assange And Track Wikileaks Supporters
Michael Ratner: Documents show the US engaged in major attacks against journalists, publishers, and whistleblowers, as a UK court upholds the legality of David Miranda's detention at Heathrow airport
DATE: 2014-02-20

 
The UK Doubles Down on Austerity
John Weeks: The UK announces tens of billions of dollars of cuts to social programs despite a poor economic recovery
DATE: 2014-01-26

 
Fossil Fuel Industry Receives $500 Billion in Subsidies by Governments Worldwide
Taxpayers in richest countries pay $112 to subsidize oil, gas, and coal companies.
DATE: 2013-11-11

 
UK's Royal Mail Privatized and Sold to Investors
John Weeks: The privatization of the Royal Mail will enrich investors but leave workers worse off.
DATE: 2013-11-04

 
Instead of Recovery British Economy Shows Signs of Stagnation
John Weeks: "British Press tries to vindicate austerity and budget cuts as "signs of economic recovery."
DATE: 2013-08-11

 
Thatcher Forged an Alliance Between Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism
Thatcher used her popularity from the Falklands war to push right-wing economic reform, leading to increased inequality
DATE: 2013-04-10

 
Shutting Down Critique of Israel on Campus
Michael Ratner: Regulations against hate speech used to close down criticism of Israeli occupation
DATE: 2013-03-28

 
The fatal choice between food or heating in Modern Britain
Senior Citizens and Disabled people say they're being abandoned by society. Thousands are left to die in cold homes every year in the UK, while energy companies threaten to raise cost of heating further
DATE: 2013-03-05

 
Britain's Anti-War Movement looks back on over a Decade of War
Ten years after the largest protest in British history in February 2003, activists examine Britain's legacy in Iraq and the era of continuous warfare
DATE: 2013-02-11

 
The End of Squatting in the UK?
Calls from within government to fully criminalise squatting gather momentum. It could have serious implications for political occupations, and will it backfire on the government's plans to reduce its welfare budget?
DATE: 2013-02-08

 
Eurozone Austerity Policies Will Spark New Crisis in 2013
Costas Lapavitsas: There is an impression that the crisis has been handled by ECB but economies are deteriorating quickly
DATE: 2012-12-11

 
Palestine Activism in the UK
Across Britain growing numbers of people are acting in solidarity with Palestinians
DATE: 2012-11-28

 
The UK's Student Movement at a Crossroads
What was supposed to be the biggest UK student march of 2012 ends as a chaotic washout, leaving the future uncertain for Britain's student movement
DATE: 2012-11-25

 
Big London Protests Against Austerity
Protest brings tens of thousands into the streets, but are such mobilizations enough to stop the cuts?
DATE: 2012-10-24

 
Britain's Unions Bring London to a Standstill
100 thousand workers march on the capital as unions warn austerity isn't working and threaten a general strike for the first time since 1926
DATE: 2012-10-21

 
US Justice for British Citizens?
Families of British men extradited to US feel betrayed by their government and judicial system
DATE: 2012-10-18

 
Black Financial and Fraud Report
London and Wall St. in a dangerous competition to create a more unregulated environment for finance
DATE: 2012-09-28

 
Ecuador Defies UK/US Pressure, Gives Assange Asylum
Baher Azmy (CCR): International humanitarian law trumps extradition treaties
DATE: 2012-08-16

 
Poverty to Rise and Income to Fall in UK
Channel4: Middle incomes will fall by 7 per cent and a quarter of Britain's children will be living in poverty by 2013
DATE: 2011-10-13

 
Britain's decision to go to war in Iraq illegal
Two most senior law officials state that Britain's decision to go to war in Iraq was illegal
DATE: 2010-01-26

 
Manchester Mourns as the Right Attempts to Tie Labour's Corbyn to Terrorism
Theresa May's dwindling campaign gets the "terror attack" bump considered necessary for a victory on June 8th, while the right attempts to connect Jeremy Corbyn to the memory of the 1996 IRA Manchester bombing, says Richard Seymour of Salvage
DATE: | LENGTH: 09:18

 
 

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