Is SYRIZA's Win a Hollow Victory? (2/2)
In Part 2 of our conversation, Michael Nevradakis, scholar and host of Dialogos Radio in Athens, says the low voter turnout of 55% reflects widespread disenchantment with the Greek political system and SYRIZA

  September 20, 2015

British PM David Cameron Says Jeremy Corbyn is a National Threat
Professor Leo Panitch says Jeremy Corbyn is a principled opponent of British involvement in the American Empire and supporter of a more decentralized European Union

  September 16, 2015

New UK Labour Leader Corbyn Unveils Shadow Cabinet
Labour Party economic adviser John Weeks discusses Corbyn's economic policy, his new shadow cabinet, and his first act as the leader of the Labour Party to address the #EuropeSaysWelcome: European Day of Action for Refugees

  September 14, 2015

Is the European Right Exploiting the Refugee Crisis?
Ruth Wodak, co-author of Right-Wing Populism in Europe: Politics and Discourse, says many parties across Europe are appealing to voters through nationalistic, anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim rhetoric

  September 11, 2015

Afghan Refugees in Greece in Limbo
Former Afghan Refugee and advocate Mohamad Mizray in Greece reports that Afghan refugees are being deprioritized in favor of Syrians, he argues that they should all be treated equally and with dignity no matter what country they are arriving from

  September 13, 2015

Jeremy Corbyn and the Rise of the Labour Left in the UK
Professor Leo Panitch says Corbyn stands for democratizing the party and anti-austerity

  September 9, 2015

Days of Revolt: The Making of Global Capitalism
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, host Chris Hedges sits down with author and professor Leo Panitch to discuss how global imperialism and capitalism are upheld by economic and cultural forces, and debate the roles of ignorance, myth, and malevolence in the perpetuation of systems of inequality.

  September 8, 2015

Macedonian Police Clash With Refugees at Greek Border
Reporting from the Macedonian border, Alexandra Krause of the The UN Refugee Agency warns of the dire humanitarian situation facing thousands of refugees stranded crossing from Greece to Macedonia

  August 21, 2015

Assange Denied the Right to Defend Himself Against Sexual Assault Allegations
By refusing to interview Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, Swedish prosecutors denied the Wikileaks founder of his right to defend himself, says Carey Shenkman, attorney representing Julian Assange at the Center for Constitutional Rights in New York

  August 13, 2015

The Global African: Addressing Race & Mediterranean Refugee Crisis
TeleSUR's The Global African explores the politics of class and race, and examines the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean.

  August 4, 2015

Germans Get Debt Relief Twice in 20th Century, But Demand Greeks Pay Up
Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics at Nehru University, discusses the economic history of Germany's debt relief in both the 1930s and 1950s and why policies of growth rather than austerity led them to become an economic powerhouse.

  August 3, 2015

How Greening Europe's Economy Could Get It Out of Debt
PERI Co-Director Bob Pollin discusses the potential impact of green policies for Spain and why no-growth policies of austerity do more harm than good

  July 5, 2015

Can the United Nations Stop War?
Has the UN failed to deliver on its founding mission? Follow the discussion with Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report and Robert Naiman, policy director of Just Foreign Policy.

  June 28, 2015

Magna Carta at 800: A Promise Unfulfilled
As the world marks the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta, Michael Ratner says the promised guarantees of liberty are unfulfilled as our elected leaders continue to flout the law through indefinite detentions in Guantanamo, illegal wars and imprisonment of millions.

  June 15, 2015

Why is the TPP Deal Such a Big Secret?
With the text of Trans-Pacific Partnership hidden from the public, TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux speaks to those who have read the document and who say this level of secrecy is unprecedented

  June 7, 2015

The Big Lie Behind the Eritrean Exodus Across the Mediterranean
Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, says there are various nationalities among the boatloads of migrants crossing the Mediterranean claiming to be Eritrians

  June 10, 2015

Looking to Fight Austerity by Greening Spain
Prof. Robert Pollin from the Political Economy Research Institute says PODEMOS can fight austerity in Spain with a green growth model that increases energy efficiency and reduces carbon emissions

  June 8, 2015

FIFA Head Reelected Despite Unprecedented Corruption Scandal
Author and scholar Jules Boykoff explores the fallout surrounding the recent FIFA scandal, the withdrawal of Palestine's bid to expel Israel from FIFA, and the human toll of World Cup preparations

  May 29, 2015

EU Plans to Destroy Migrant Boats Leaving Libya
Vijay Prashad, Professor of International Studies at Trinity College, says Europe is shifting from humanitarian assistance to a military blockade.

  May 19, 2015

What a Conservative Victory in the UK Means for Everyday People
Economist John Weeks says Tories appealed to voters with vitriol against welfare recipients and immigrants - more income inequality and tension with Scotland will come with the rise of the Right.

  May 8, 2015

Brits Head to Polls, But Will Either Party Take on Income Inequality?
Economists John Weeks and Susan Himmelweit say the Labour and Conservative parties will do little to reverse damages of austerity.

  May 7, 2015

The Pendulum Shifts Left in UK Elections
Professors John Weeks and John Grahl make sense of the gains made by the Scottish National Party and the effects it may have on the Labour Party

  April 27, 2015

Yanis Varoufakis and Joseph Stiglitz
In conversation with Joseph Stiglitz on the Eurozone Crisis - at the INET - OECD conference, 9 April 2015

  April 18, 2015

The UK Election Debate: "Hamlet Without the Prince"
John Weeks, author of Economics of the 1%, says the most important single issue that divides the parties is austerity, and he predicts the results of the May 7 election.

  April 17, 2015

Yanis Varoufakis, Greek Finance Minister and Economist Joseph Stiglitz on Disruptions in the Eurozone
Rob Johnson, president of the Institute for New Economic Thinking, reports on conversations he chaired between Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis and Joseph Stiglitz at the INET-OECD conference.

  April 19, 2015

What is Behind the Collapse of the Centre Left Parties in Europe?
Mark Weisbrot says Podemos and SYRIZA have risen out of long term austerity, and Greece has a good chance of recovering outside the Eurozone

  March 25, 2015

The Rise of Podemos (3/3)
Podemos is the greatest threat to the ruling elite in Spain and their capitalist alliances across Europe, says Professor Vicente Navarro

  March 24, 2015

The Rise of Podemos (2/3)
Professor Vicente Navarro, one of the main architects of "Un Projecto Economico Para La Gente" for Podemos, discusses how the party emerged from the Indignados movement

  March 23, 2015

The Rise of Podemos (1/3)
Professor Vicente Navarro maps the conditions that led to the rise of Podemos in Spain

  March 22, 2015

Ukraine Faces Two Fronts: Military and Economy
On Tuesday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee discussed Ukraine's military conflict with Russia as well as the $17.5 billion IMF austerity package backed by the US

  March 12, 2015

Quantitative Easing for Whom? (2/2)
The European Central Bank's Trillion Euro plan to make the economy grow will only help keep the banks afloat

  March 11, 2015

Quantitative Easing for Whom? (1/2)
Michael Hudson says quantitative easing is a pretext for assisting banks to make even more profit

  March 11, 2015

Germany's Collective Denial
Heiner Flassbeck says Germany has played a devastating role in the European Monetary Union and the "Greece guilty and Germany innocent" narrative is completely false

  February 22, 2015

Will Quantitative Easing Solve the European Economic Crisis?
Gerald Epstein, Co-Director of the Political Economy Research Institute, raises questions regarding the effectiveness of quantitative easing by the European Central Bank

  February 23, 2015

In Spite of Fighting in Debaltseve, Ukraine Ceasefire May Hold
Occasional fighting in Ukraine may continue but that does not mean the Minsk II ceasefire will fail, says Tarik Cyril Amar, Assistant Professor of History at Columbia University

  February 19, 2015

Iceland's Supreme Court Upholds Jail Sentences of Four Banking Executives
Former financial regulator Bill Black explains how Iceland took down the banking executives responsible for wrecking the country's economy

  February 23, 2015

An Irish-Style Banking Inquiry into the 2008 Financial Crisis
Former financial regulator Bill Black discusses his recent testimony in Ireland and the challenges the country faces in acknowledging its financial crisis

  February 27, 2015

SYRIZA, PODEMOS, and the Black Rebellion in the US
Glen Ford Report: Black Lives Matter and the new young black activism must shed the Democratic Party from its veins in order to become the heart of rebellious leadership in America

  February 17, 2015

Will the Ceasefire Hold in Ukraine? (2/2)
Kiev-based sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko discusses the problems that remain with the most recent agreement

  February 15, 2015

Has the IMF Annexed Ukraine?
Michael Hudson Report: Finance is a new kind of war and forced sell offs that the IMF is imposing is a new kind of battle ground

  February 14, 2015

Will the Ceasefire Hold in Ukraine? (1/2)
Kiev-based sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the ceasefire is likely just a pause before another military campaign begins

  February 13, 2015

German Chancellor in Washington Seeking a Negotiated Solution in Ukraine
Retired U.S. Army Col. Larry Wilkerson on Obama's response, the Republican push for lethal arms, and NATO's internal problems

  February 10, 2015

Los Indignados to Podemos, The Making of a Party (2/2)
One of the major polls shows Pablo Iglesias of Podemos could become the next Prime Minister of Spain, says Becquer Seguin

  February 11, 2015

Los Indignados to Podemos: The Making of a Party (1/2)
The Podemos leader Pablo Iglesias learned much of what he knows from the leftward shift in Latin America, says Becquer Seguin, doctoral candidate in Romance studies at Cornell University

  February 6, 2015

Death Toll Rises to Over 5,350 in Ukraine
Number of displaced people and inflation are creating great distress in the country says, Nicolai Petro, professor of politics at the University of Rhode Island

  February 5, 2015

A Very Dark Chapter of Globalization - Flassbeck (3/3)
Heiner Flassbeck, a former Director at UNCTAD, tells Paul Jay that the global economy is very fragile, any shock could send it into a major downturn as countries wage currency wars and oil markets are frightening

  February 6, 2015

Death Toll in Ukraine Over 5000 as the Ceasefire Breaks Down
Serhiy Kudelia of Baylor University, who recently returned from a trip to the eastern regions in Ukraine, says violence has increased since the signing of the ceasefire agreement in September because the Kiev government has made no serious attempt to negotiate with the rebels

  January 28, 2015

Death Toll in Ukraine Over 5000 as the Ceasefire Breaks Down (2/2)
Serhiy Kudelia of Baylor University, who recently returned from a trip to the eastern regions in Ukraine, says Kiev's use of force in Donbas instead of negotiations helped to transform the initial popular mobilization into a full-scale military resistance

  January 29, 2015

Greek Right Fears First Left Government in Greek History
Dimitri Lascaris reports from Greece that a near six-point lead for SYRIZA is raising memories of the fascist coup and civil war

  January 24, 2015

SYRIZA Heads Towards a Majority in Greece as Elections Approach
TRNN Exclusive from Athens: Lawyer Dimitri Lascaris says the SYRIZA coalition has broad support from European labor and social movements

  January 23, 2015

The SYRIZA Challenge in Greece (2/2)
Leo Panitch: Even mainstream economists like Krugman, Piketty and Munchau are saying that SYRIZA is advancing the only rational plan for Greece

  January 20, 2015

Netanyahu's Elbowed Presence in Paris
Shir Hever, Researcher at the Alternative Information Centre, says Netanyahu is presenting himself as the prime minister of the Jewish people, not just Israel, and that this has a lot to do with upcoming elections

  January 18, 2015

The SYRIZA Challenge in Greece (1/2)
Prof. Leo Panitch of York University says only in Greece is there a political party that is putting forth a clear radical democratic alternative of a progressive kind, and they are very close to taking power

  January 19, 2015

Paris Attacks: Rage of the Dispossessed
Chris Hedges says the mass self-exaltation of European leaders is dangerous because with it comes a blindness towards our own culpability

  January 14, 2015

French Militarist History Cannot Be Delinked from Attacks in Paris
Professor Sabah Alnasseri from York University reminds us that French history and foreign policy includes massacring, criminalizing and dehumanizing Algerians fighting for independence

  January 14, 2015

Austerity: A Decisive Factor in Greek Elections (2/2)
Professor John Weeks explains how the current Greek government's failure led to the rise of Syriza

  January 13, 15

Paris: Little and Big Monsters
Glen Ford and Paul Jay discuss the march against terrorism in Paris and the participation of leaders of countries who have committed and encouraged various forms of terrorism and war crimes

  January 13, 2015

Austerity: A Decisive Factor in Greek Elections (1/2)
Professor John Weeks, author of "Economics of the 1%," looks at European media coverage of Syriza's anti-austerity platform

  January 13, 15

Did U.S. Foreign Policy Create Charlie Hebdo Gunmen?
University of Michigan History Professor Juan Cole discusses how the West allies with religious fundamentalism, creating the space for extremist to flourish

  January 11, 2015

Did the Invasion of Iraq Radicalize Suspects in Paris Attack?
Professor Juan Cole discusses the background of the Charlie Hebdo shooting suspects who were killed on Friday

  January 9, 2015

Charlie Hebdo, Islamophobia and the Freedom of Expression
Author Richard Seymour says the free speech argument is being used to obscure the reality of Islamophobia in Europe

  January 8, 2015

WSJ Praises the "Triumph of Austerity" in Greece
Bill Black questions the authenticity of the coverage in the NYT and WSJ about the impact of austerity measures in Greece

  January 8, 2015

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

  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

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