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    Russia Pivots to Eurasia for Trade and Military Alliances
    Michael Hudson Report: The United State's renewed cold war policy to isolate Russia is dividing Europe and changing the orbit for China and Asia

      December 14, 2014

    Ukraine and the Right a Year after Maiden
    Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says another upheaval will come if the government does not address socioeconomic conditions of ordinary people

      November 28, 14

    G-20 Recommits to Lifting Private Sector Activity (2/2)
    The G-20 Club, rather than reducing inequality and poverty, create the conditions whereby it is exacerbated, says Leo Panitch, author of The Making of Global Capitalism

      November 23, 14

    Swedish Court of Appeals Rule to Continue the Detention of Julian Assange
    While the prosecutor was reprimanded by the court for failing to move this case forward, it does not provide Assange with a remedy, says Michael Ratner, US lawyer for Julian Assange

      November 21, 14

    G20 Summit Failed to Seriously Address Global Problems
    Economist James Henry says the annual G20 summit has a tendency to focus on last week's news rather than fixing long-term issues like tax reform, infrastructural investment, and climate change

      November 18, 14

    Katrina vanden Heuvel on Interviewing Edward Snowden (2/2)
    Marc Steiner continues his conversation with Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, who recently interviewed Edward Snowden in Moscow

      November 13, 14

    Katrina vanden Heuvel on Interviewing Edward Snowden (1/2)
    Marc Steiner talks to Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, who recently interviewed Edward Snowden in Moscow

      November 7, 14

    Oligarchs Consolidate Power in Ukraine after Parliamentary Elections (2/2)
    The elections in Donestk and Lugansk could lead to the resumption of civil war, says Professor Ivan Katchanovski

      October 31, 14

    Oligarchs Consolidate Power in Ukraine after Parliamentary Elections (1/2)
    Professor Ivan Katchanovski says the elections were a victory for new oligarchic parties and the far right

      October 30, 14

    The Rise of Europe's Far-Right
    Prof. John Weeks discusses the rise of xenophobic, authoritarian and racist far-right movements across Western Europe and England

      November 3, 14

    Why Is Putin Hanging on to Assad?
    Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin says the Russian state is pursuing geopolitical interests in Syria and Ukraine for its elite - to the detriment of ordinary citizens

      October 5, 14

    Spanish Independence Movements and the Recolonization of Southern Europe
    Sister Teresa Forcades discusses Spanish debt, movements for independence, and Pope Francis

      October 3, 14

    Ceasefire Agreements Do Not Address Key Issues in Ukraine
    Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the Ukrainian civil war has led to popular mobilization around anti-Russian nationalism instead of the major socioeconomic issues facing the country

      October 3, 14

    Breaking Down the Scottish Independence Vote by Class Lines
    As Scotland remains tied to the UK, sociologist David Miller says class rather than national identity can best explain the outcome of the referendum

      October 3, 14

    Upsurge in Voter Participation and Scare-Campaigns As Scots Head To The Polls
    Lecturer Peter Watt discusses the issues and history surrounding Scottish Independence

      October 3, 14

    Special Report: Scots in Their Own Words on Independence
    TRNN hears from both sides of the debate on whether to vote for independence from the United Kingdom

      October 3, 14

    The Elite's Tug-of-War Since Ukrainian Independence
    Since 1991, the political elites and the new capitalist class have exacerbated nationalist passions and divided the country among ethnic and linguistic lines in order to pillage the country, says Professor David Mandel (2/2)

      October 3, 14

    The Role of Russia and NATO in Ukraine's Civil War
    Foreign intervention would not play a significant role in Ukraine if the country was not so deeply divided, says Professor David Mandel (1/2)

      October 3, 14

    Resisting the Surveillance State in Germany
    On Saturday, August 30, more than 6000 people took to the streets of Berlin, Germany to protest against intelligence agencies' mass surveillance produced by Weltnetz.tv

      October 3, 14

    Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise
    Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their "Jurassic Capitalism" economic agenda

      October 3, 14

    Ukrainian Government Criminalizing Support For Rebellions in the East
    Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the threat of foreign invasion by Russia cannot justify the Ukrainian government's assault on political freedom

      October 3, 14

    Obama Joins EU in Sanctioning Russia as Ukraine's Civilian Death Toll Mounts
    Writer Roger Annis discusses the West's plans to further isolate Russia and the Ukrainian government's embrace of austerity while civilians pay the price

      October 3, 14

    Do US Satellite Images Show Russia Firing Rockets into Ukraine?
    Derek Monroe: The fog of war brings US satellite images allegedly showing Russia firing rockets into Ukraine into question

      July 28, 2014

    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

      October 3, 14

    All Parties Involved to Blame for Malaysian Aircraft Disaster in Ukraine
    Larry Wilkerson: Why weren't commercial flights banned over an area where aircraft had already been shot down?

      October 3, 14

    Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power?
    Michael Hudson and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the significance of the new international development bank created by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa

      October 3, 14

    Rebellion in Eastern Ukraine: Separatism or Self-Determination?
    Russian political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin discusses the situation in Ukraine after the ceasefire ends and Kiev launches an offensive in the eastern regions

      October 3, 14

    EU Association Agreement with Ukraine Is a Gift to Kleptocrats
    Michael Hudson: The agreement, by worsening economic conditions of Ukraine, will guarantee unending violence in the east

      October 3, 14

    Cleaning Workers Confront Police Brutality and Austerity in Greece
    Some workers remain hospitalized as they await a final court order regarding the future of their jobs

      October 3, 14

    End to Violence Unlikely as Ceasefire Extended in Ukraine
    Volodymyr Ishchenko: Small independent protests are taking place amid the pro-Russian separatist rebellion, but workers remain weak as a political force in Ukraine and the government is continuing to restrict civil liberties

      October 3, 14

    Dave Zirin: Abolish FIFA
    Sports journalist Dave Zirin says bribery and corruption are endemic to FIFA, and discusses what could take its place in the world of soccer

      June 17, 2014

    Financialization and the Collapse of European Social Democracy - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (7/8)
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lapavitsas says Greece will face the choice between socialism or fascism

      October 3, 14

    Left Makes Few Gains in EU Elections
    Leo Panitch: Despite gains in Greece and Spain, left parties face serious setbacks overall

      October 3, 14

    Violence Escalates in Ukraine's Eastern Regions after Presidential Election
    Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin says negotiations are needed to end the civil war in the east of Ukraine

      October 3, 14

    EU Election Results Reflect Widespread Disapproval of Austerity Policy throughout Europe
    Professors Trevor Evans & John Weeks talk about the serious gains made by right- wing parties, and the prospects for a progressive EU

      October 3, 14

    Voters Reject Traditional Left Parties In EU Parliament Elections
    Michael Hudson says that the nationalist parties will not challenge austerity in Europe despite widespread discontent with economic policy

      October 3, 14

    Presidential Elections in Ukraine Will Usher in Direct Rule of Oligarchs
    Ukrainian sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says there will be little difference between a Poroshenko presidency and that of ousted president Yanukovich, and that the political rebellion in the Eastern regions is dominated by Russian separatists with widespread support there - not by an independent workers movement

      October 3, 14

    TRNN Replay: Paul Jay on TRNN's International Coverage
    Jaisal Noor talks to Paul Jay about viewers' recent comments

      October 3, 14

    Is Ukraine Entering A Revolutionary Moment?
    Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin discusses the recent referendums for independence in Ukraine's eastern regions

      October 3, 14

    Is Ukraine Descending into Civil War?
    Professors Nicolai Petro and Aleksandr Buzgalin discuss the factional clashes in the Ukrainian city of Odessa and how the international community can de-escalate tensions

      October 3, 14

    TPP Unraveling?
    President Obama returns from East Asia empty-handed after Japan rejects bilateral agreement - but if the TPP moves forward, will it be in the interest of most Americans?

      October 3, 14

    The Rise of the Far Right as the Euro-Crisis Hits France
    Costas Lapavitsas: The crisis triggered by Germany now targets France, as elites debate leaving the Euro

      October 3, 14

    Evidence for Russian Involvement in East Ukraine Based on Shoddy Journalism
    Robert Parry: The Obama administration and Kiev government claimed that Russian soldiers were present at the building occupations, yet it turns out that this assertion was based on photos the U.S. government provided to NYTimes and that the newspaper since has had to retract

      October 3, 14

    Greek Politics 4 Years After The Financial Crisis
    Leo Panitch on the left Coalition: SYRIZA and the struggle against austerity

      October 3, 14

    What Role Has Russia Played in Eastern Ukraine?
    John Quigley & Aleksandr Buzgalin say that the building occupations and protests in cities like Donestk look like local initiatives, and are markedly less violent than some of those during the Euromaiden protests

      October 3, 14

    Ukraine Transitional Gov't Moves Militarily To Reclaim Seized Buildings
    Nicolai Petro: Ukrainian officials are using this first military move as political tool to garner more public support, as groups labeled pro-Russian truly want federalism, not succession, in order to protect eastern Ukraine's autonomy

      October 3, 14

    Investigation Finds Former Ukraine President Not Responsible For Sniper Attack on Protestors
    Michael Hudson: A German TV investigation disproves the West's claim that Yanukovych was responsible for killing of dozens of Ukrainian protestors, making this President Obama's WMD moment

      October 3, 14

    Ukrainian Protesters in the East Demand More Autonomy From Kiev Government
    Nicolai Petro: The eastern part of the country feels like it does not have a voice in politics, and secession is only last resort for most of the protesters

      October 3, 14

    West Looks to Carve Up Ukraine & Privatize Industries Held by Kleptocrats
    Michael Hudson: The financial grab for Ukraine's industries is simply war by another name, as other Eastern European countries have experienced a similar fate

      October 3, 14

    Oligarchs, Fascists and the People's Protest in Ukraine
    Derek Monroe says the Ukrainian far-right, with the backing of local oligarchs, the US and the EU, hijacked popular protests against corruption

      October 3, 14

    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

      October 3, 14

    Should Ukraine and West Accept De Facto Crimea Joining Russia? (2/2)
    Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar and Prof. Nicolai Petro say while the legalities of the Crimea referendum are dubious, the only way out of this crisis is to accept its results

      March 18, 2014

    Who In Ukraine Will Benefit From An IMF Bailout?
    Economists Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers discuss how provisions in an IMF deal like cuts to gas subsidies and pensions will hurt the average Ukrainian citizens and benefit kleptocrats

      October 3, 14

    Crimea Referendum: Self Determination or Big Power Manipulation? (1/2)
    Professors Nicolai Petro & Tarik Cyril Amar give their reactions to Crimea voting overwhelmingly to join the Russian federation

      March 16, 2014

    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

      March 18, 2014

    How Right-Wing Nationalism Rose to Influence in Ukraine (2/2)
    Historian Per Anders Rudling traces the rise of Ukrainian right-wing party Svoboda from the nationalist myth-making of the post-Soviet diaspora in countries like Canada

      March 13, 2014

    How Right-Wing Nationalism Rose to Influence in Ukraine (1/2)
    Historian Per Rudling discusses the influence of the Ukrainian right-wing nationalist party Svoboda and the historical roots of Ukrainian nationalism

      March 11, 2014

    Western European Banks Vulnerable to Ukrainian Sovereign Debt Crisis
    James Henry: European banks in countries like Germany and Austria have a vested interest in a stable Ukraine because of trillions in outstanding debt

      March 16, 2014

    A Struggle Amongst Oligarchs in Ukraine Pt.2
    Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin continues his explanation of historical relations between the Crimea region of Ukraine and Russia, ahead of a referendum vote which could bring Crimea under greater Russian control

      October 3, 14

    A Struggle Amongst Oligarchs in Ukraine Pt.1
    Professor Aleksandr Buzgalin explains historical relations between the Crimea region of Ukraine and Russia, ahead of a referendum vote which could bring Crimea under greater Russian control

      March 7, 2014

    Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia
    Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

      March 6, 2014

    Paul Jay on TRNN's International Coverage
    Jaisal Noor talks to Paul Jay about recent viewers' comments

      March 5, 2014

    Did the U.S. Carry Out a Ukrainian Coup?
    Investigative journalist Robert Parry talks about Russia's move to invade Ukraine's Crimean peninsula and the role of the US and the west in fomenting crisis there

      March 4, 2014

    Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?
    Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

      March 4, 2014

    Popular Uprising, Foreign Manipulation and Rising Fascism in Ukraine
    Political economist Aleksandr Buzgalin and international law professor John Quigley discuss the internal rivalries for power taking place within Ukraine, and the history of its relations with Russia

      February 25, 2014

    A Look Behind Geopolitical Choreography of Olympic Games
    Buzgalin: With the Olympics coming to a close, Western media's focus on Pussy Riot misses the true stories of Russian struggle

      October 3, 14

    2014 Winter Olympics Under Cloud of Anti-LGBTQ Violence
    Slava Mogutin: Sochi Olympics can serve as a platform to challenge discrimination, violence and intimidation targeting Russia's LGBTQ community

      October 3, 14

    Syriza Succeeds in Greece by Challenging European Social Democrats' Approach to Reform
    Panitch: Reforms can be easily thwarted by the power of business and the ideology of neoliberalism

      October 3, 14

    Leaked TPP Document Reveals No Regard for Environment in Trade Agreement
    President Obama's fast track process for TPP gets dealt another blow by leaked environment chapter

      October 3, 14

    EU Panel Requests Testimony of NSA Whistleblower Snowden
    John Weeks: European Parliament's invitation for Snowden to testify highlights the impact he's made unveiling the national surveillance state

      October 3, 14

    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

      January 26, 2014

    By Pushing the TPP, Obama is Repeating the Mistakes of NAFTA
    David Bacon: Obama's push for the Trans-Pacific Partnership(TPP) demonstrates his 2008 campaign pledge to oppose NAFTA-style free trade agreements was just lip service

      October 3, 14

    Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule that has Stripped the Country of its Wealth
    Economist Jeffrey Sommers says that although pro-EU Ukrainians have legitimate grievances, they have little to gain from trade agreements that would ultimately transfer ownership of industry to outside actors

      October 3, 14

    Wikileaks TPP Revelations Prove US in "Left Field" With Trade Deal
    Kevin Zeese: U.S. Trade Representative wants to keep the public in the dark because TPP will threaten food safety and raise drug prices, and many Asian countries involved in negotiations are also turned off by the deal

      October 3, 14

    Romanian Parliament Fails to Pass Pro-Mineral Extraction Law
    Tudor Bradatan: Public pressure spurred Romanian Parliament to reject amendments to county's mining laws that would have likely expanded mining and fracking projects.

      October 3, 14

    Assange Marks 3 Years in Custody: Still in Great Jeopardy from US
    Michael Ratner, lawyer of Wikileaks founder, says his client wants to clear any allegations of sexual misconduct in Sweden but the fear of extradition to U.S. keeps him in Ecuadorian embassy in Britain

      October 3, 14

    Sales Tax Hike in France Sparks Protest
    Groups say President Hollande broke his promise to tax the wealthy. Instead, hes increased sales taxes which adversely affect the working class.

      October 3, 14

    Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail
    After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were "heavy handed."

      October 3, 14

    Hot Money & Cross Border Finance, The Example of Iceland Part 1
    The genesis of a perfect storm of collapse explained by political economist, Robert Wade

      October 3, 14

    Why Did France Thwart The Iran nuclear deal?
    Robert Parry: France was pursuing its own economic, regional interests in thwarting the nuke deal with Iran.

      October 3, 14

    Chris Hedges: The Detention of Greenwald's Partner on Terrorism Charges Amounts to the "Criminalization of Journalism".
    Chris Hedges says David Miranda's detention represents an assault on journalism by the US and its allies.

      October 3, 14

    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.

      October 3, 14

    Canadian Company's Plan to Use Cyanide to Mine Romania's Gold Put On Hold After Mass Protests
    Thousands of Romanians protest the environmental and cultural impact of mining Europe's largest gold mine

      October 3, 14

    Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA
    CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

      October 3, 14

    Exclusive: The Activist Behind Switzerland's Referendum for Guaranteed Income
    Enno Schmidt of Switzerland's Basic Income Initiative collected 100,000 signatures to provide every adult citizen with $2,800/month.

      October 3, 14

    Young Scots trapped in low paying jobs with poor prospects
    A generation of educated young Scots is becoming trapped in a life of low- paid, unstable jobs that will damage both their prospects and wider society, a leading Scottish think tank reveals.

      October 3, 14

    1 out 4 Portuguese Seniors At Risk of Falling Into Poverty, Ruling Party Gets Slammed in Elections
    Portugal's Social Democratic Party had worst local election defeat in more than two decades as austerity measures continue to prove unpopular amongst its citizens

      October 3, 14

    TPP Protesters Drop Banner from Trade Building to Bring Attention to Secretive Deal
    Kevin Zeese: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has nothing to do with trade or freedom, and ongoing demonstrations could encourage those on the inside to speak up

      October 3, 14

    Merkel Wins While Her Government Loses Majority
    Christian democrats soar, liberals leave parliament, social democrats likely coalition partner

      October 3, 14

    North South Trade Negotiations: The Relationship Between Trade Rules and the Operations of Multinational Corporations
    Vijay Prashad: Jobless growth wasn't an accidental product it was indeed how the rules were framed. Part 1 of 4

      October 3, 14

    Portugal Economy Sinks, State Clings to Bailout's Austerity Terms
    Wouter De Broeck: Creditors breathe a sigh a relief and ordinary people pay big price over deal, while no political party is seen as credible before discontent voters

      October 3, 14

    Russia Moves Towards More Political Repression
    Aleksandr Buzgalin: Western media focuses on Putin's repression of pro-Western opposition but ignores workers and civil society fighting for social, economic and democratic rights

      October 3, 14

    Bolivians Indignant at European Treatment of President Morales
    South American bloc UNASUR holds emergency meeting condemning European and U.S. actions

      October 3, 14

    Portugal's Architect of Austerity Resigns After Nationwide Protests
    President Silva's austerity policies made Portugal a darling of the troika, but highly unpopular at home

      October 3, 14

    The Paradox of the Creditor Debtor Relationship - Germany the Debtor Nation
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: The debtor has to come back to a situation where they are able to earn money

      October 3, 14

    The Paradox of the Creditor Debtor Relationship - Germany the Creditor Nation
    Dr. Heiner Flassbeck: Germany is asking debtor countries to repay their debts but at the same time preventing them from doing it

      June 30, 2013

    Police Brutality Against Blocupy Frankfurt Protest Makes Headlines
    What began as a protest against the ECB, German banks and the German government turned into a protest against police brutality

      October 3, 14

    Thousands Strike Greek Gov't Pulling the Plug on State TV
    Costas Lapavitsas: State TV shutdown affront to democracy, time is ripe for Left to gain power

      October 3, 14

    IMF Admits 'Notable Failures' During Greek Bailout
    John Weeks: IMF admits failure during bailout of Europe; now it should face up to its role in Africa

      October 3, 14

    Why is the German Left Unconditionally Supporting Israel?
    Hermann Dierkes was personally attacked and called an anti-Semite, because he dared express solidarity with the Palestinian freedom struggle

      October 3, 14



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