• Latest News
  • Pitch a Story
  • Work with a Journalist
  • Join the Blog Squad
  • Afghanistan
  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Baltimore
  • Canada
  • Egypt
  • Europe
  • Latin America
  • Middle East
  • Russia
  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Health Care
  • Military
  • Occupy
  • Organize This
  • Reality Asserts Itself
  • US Politics
  • Organize This!

    Cornel West, Faith Leaders and Activists Arrested as Ferguson October Continues
    Twenty people, including Cornel West, are arrested carrying out civil disobedience at the Ferguson police station after being denied a meeting with local officials

      October 13, 2014

    Thousands Descend on St. Louis for Ferguson October
    Protesters come to Ferguson to support local organizers in the aftermath of repeated incidents of police brutality

      October 13, 2014

    Philly Students Walk Out as City Cancels Teachers' Contract
    Teacher-activist Anissa Weinraub responds to Philadelphia unilaterally dissolving their contract with the teachers' union and says the union is considering legal action in response

      October 10, 14

    Leading Activists Demand Action at People's Climate March
    TRNN brings you the voices of actor Mark Ruffalo, Jane Goodall, Mary Robinson and many others

      September 22, 2014

    It's Time to Act on the Climate Crisis
    A panel on the urgency of climate change moderated by WNYC's Brian Lehrer and featuring authors Chris Hedges and Naomi Klein, founder Bill McKibben and Seattle Council member Kshama Sawant, with an opening speech by Senator Bernie Sanders.

      September 21, 2014

    100+ Arrested as Fast-Food Workers Escalate 'The Fight For $15'
    Workers and advocates hold sit-ins and rallies in 150 cities to demand a living wage and the right to unionize

      October 3, 14

    Three Union Leaders Shot Dead in South Africa
    The young NUMSA shop stewards were targeted by "reactionary forces" after a 4 week strike, says the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU)

      August 8, 2014

    Ikea Agrees to Pay Their Workers More than Minimum Wage
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim: There's a growing trend among the world's major corporations to voluntarily increase their workers' wages

      October 3, 14

    Low Wages and Unemployment Are Factors that Lead to Violence
    Without dealing with chronic poverty there can be no end to the violence. Moderated by Jaisal Noor

      October 3, 14

    What's Behind the Decline of Organized Labor in Baltimore? - TRNN Webathon Panel
    Labor historian Bill Barry, TRNN host Jaisal Noor, and labor activist Frank Hammer discuss the Hopkins hospital workers' strike as well as the organizational and political problems that unions face today

      October 3, 14

    Workers Strike in 20 Cities as Study Finds Walmart Can Pay More
    Nationwide strikes target Walmart ahead of shareholders meeting, calling for a $25,000 annual salary as a new Demos report finds Walmart can afford to do so without raising prices

      October 3, 14

    Fast Food Workers' Movement: Union 2.0
    With the support of America's second largest union SEIU, the fast food workers' $15 wage movement has grown, and this unorganized workforce of the past is shaping up to become the face of American organized labor

      October 3, 14

    Pressure Mounts on Johns Hopkins to Pay a Living Wage
    Hopkins Hospital Workers, SEIU president Mary Kay Henry, 1199 SEIU President George Gresham, and actor and activist Danny Glover and Wendell Pierce of "The Wire" speak out on why Hopkins should pay its workers more

      October 3, 14

    Unionization Is Next Step For Fast Food Workers
    Workers are demanding $15 an hour wage with a right to unionize without retaliation as fast food CEOs are earning 1200 times more than the average employee

      October 3, 14

    Thousands of New Yorkers Hit the Streets for May Day
    A photo slider by Jenna Pope

      October 3, 14

    Hundreds of Thousands March For May Day Worldwide
    A wrap-up of the world's May Day protests against austerity for worker rights

      October 3, 14

    Workers' Struggle in Baltimore (2/2)
    Lucky Crosby, Chief Shop Steward, AFSCME Local 467 and Labor Historian Bill Barry continue their discussion of the history and current state of Baltimore's workers movement

      October 3, 14

    Why Aren't North American Workers More Militant? (2/2)
    The second part of our May 1st discussion with union activists Bill Fletcher Jr., and Sam Gindin on the weakening of the workers movement and what needs to happen next

      October 3, 14

    The Lobbyists Behind Senate Failure to Advance Minimum Wage Increase
    Twenty low-wage dependent trade groups band together to shut down the Senate's minimum wage hike, although the majority of Americans support raising the federal minimum wage

      October 3, 14

    Why Aren't North American Workers More Militant? (1/2)
    On the occasion of May 1st, union activists Bill Fletcher Jr. and Sam Gindin discuss the weakening of the labor movement and what needs to happen next

      October 3, 14

    Workers' Struggle in Baltimore (1/2)
    Lucky Crosby, Chief Shop Steward, AFSCME Local 467 and Labor Historian Bill Barry discuss the history and current state of Baltimore's workers movement

      October 3, 14

    30,000 Chinese Factory Workers Strike Against Maker of Nike Sneakers
    Editor Michelle Chen and instructor Xiaoming Chai discuss the workers' demands and whether the rise of strikes signals a decline of cheap labor in China

      October 3, 14

    Can Johns Hopkins Afford to Pay A Living Wage? (2/2)
    The second part of Marc Steiner's discussion on whether Johns Hopkins has the money to pay a living wage. Joining him are Hopkins Hospital worker Daniel Roberts, SEIU union organizer Carrietta Hiers and Jeff Singer, founder and former Executive Director of Health Care for the Homeless

      October 3, 14

    Intimidation and Political Interference Goes Unpunished in UAW Case
    Frank Hammer discusses the labor conditions at the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tennessee that moved workers to attempt unionization, and says that the political interference by state officials in these efforts shows weakness of labor laws

      October 3, 14

    Baltimore's MICA Adjunct Professors Set to Vote on Unionization
    MICA part-time faculty member Hannah Brancato and organizer Maria Maisto discuss the growing nationwide trend of adjunct professors organizing in order to collective bargain for decent salaries and benefits

      October 3, 14

    UAW Effort to Organize Tennessee VW Plant "Fatally Flawed" From The Outset
    Former autoworker organizer Frank Hammer analyzes the missteps of the unionization campaign at the Tennessee Volkswagen plant and the role of anti-union politicians and groups

      October 3, 14

    North American Day of Action Against The TPP
    Maryland Joins Continent-Wide Protests Against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and Unjust Trade: Journalist and activist Cassidy Regan

      October 3, 14

    75 Economists Including 7 Nobel Laureates Endorse Senate Bill to Raise Minimum Wage
    $10.10 an hour minimum wage increase shows an improvement but is still not a living wage, which would be twice the poverty rate at $12 an hour

      October 3, 14

    Washington State Boeing Workers Accept Pension Concessions
    Mike Elk: Boeing workers new contract a blow to worker pensions nationwide

      October 3, 14

    D.C. Workers Win $11.50 Minimum Wage Increase
    About 90,000 workers will earn a higher minimum wage in D.C., Montgomery, and Prince George counties in Maryland

      October 3, 14

    Milwaukee County Considers Raising Minimum Wage to $12.45
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Milwaukee Comptroller wrong for assuming raising minimum wage for county employees would cost millions of dollars

      October 3, 14

    Exclusive Photos from Fast Food Strikes Across Nation
    Photos courtesy of Low Pay is Not OK and local partners.

      October 3, 14

    How the Working Class Can Fight Corporate Giants pt2
    Leo Panitch: In light of increasing low-wage worker protests, organized labor needs to shift its focus to class unionism, which encourages worker solidarity across industries

      October 3, 14

    Detroit Enters Bankruptcy As Pensions and Benefits Go on Chopping Block
    Frank Hammer: Banks that drove Detroit insolvency should be penalized for the debt crisis, not working class Detroit residents

      December 3, 2013

    How the Defeat of Trade Unionism Gave Rise to Low-Wage Jobs
    Leo Panitch: Giant corporations like Wal-Mart actively suppress unionization among workers

      October 3, 14

    Boeing Employees Reject Contract After Company Receives Record Tax Break
    Boeing receives almost $9 billion in state tax breaks but threatens to move some operations out of Washington due to a contract dispute.

      October 3, 14

    Striking LA Truckers Target Walmart Supply Chain
    Independent trucking contractors go on strike for the first time in decades, protesting unfair labor practices.

      October 3, 14

    First Elected Socialist Seattle Council Member in a Century
    TRNN speaks with Socialist Kshama Sawant about her vision of an alternative to capitalism.

      October 3, 14

    Supreme Courts Considers Limiting the Right of Unions to Organize
    Mulhall v. Unite Here decision will have a profound effect on employer neutrality, a union's ability to reach employees, and whether a union will be recognized by the employer during labor negotiations.

      October 3, 14

    Seattle Suburb Passes Highest Minimum Wage in Country
    David Rolf of SEIU helped organize SeaTac's Proposition 1 to provide $15/hour to hotel, restaurant, and airport workers.

      October 3, 14

    Hopkins Halts Program After Investigation Finds Docs Denied Disability Benefits For Miners With Black Lung
    World-renowned Johns Hopkins Medicine forced to suspend program after investigation finds one doctor reviewed 1,500 cases and never found an instance of black lung, denying coal miners disability benefits

      October 3, 14

    Breathless and Burdened: Appalachia Coal Miners Face Industry's Efforts to Defeat Benefits Claims
    Investigative journalist Chris Hamby on coal miners quest for justice buried by law, medicine, and industry

      October 3, 14

    Longshoreman Strike Shuts Down Port of Baltimore
    Port of Baltimore Shutdown: Longshoremen in solidarity with nationwide labor struggle

      October 3, 14

    More than Half of Fast Food Workers Rely on Welfare
    Study reveals how taxpayers spend $7 billion a year to subsidize programs that go to fast food workers

      October 3, 14

    Why Autoworkers Care About Climate Change - Frank Hammer on Reality Asserts Itself pt4
    In the final segment of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Frank Hammer says all workers should face up to the dangers of climate change and insist that we move toward a green economy

      October 11, 2013

    McDonald's Employee Confronts Executive: I Can't Afford Shoes For My Children
    Mother of two arrested after confronting McDonald's President about poverty wages.

      October 3, 14

    Young Autoworkers Ask Older Workers, "What Happened"- Frank Hammer on Reality Asserts Itself pt3
    In this episode of Reality Asserts Itself Frank Hammer discusses the pressures on Detroit auto workers' wages that came from the American and global south.

      October 8, 2013

    The Fight Against UAW Leadership and GM - Frank Hammer on Reality Asserts Itself pt2
    In this episode Frank Hammer tells Paul Jay about being inspired by the national liberation movements and the struggle against concessions as a response to the outsourcing of jobs

      October 7, 2013

    Why I Became a Working Class Organizer - Frank Hammer on Reality Asserts Itself pt1
    On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, retired UAW Local President Frank Hammer tells the story of his radicalization in the movement against the Vietnam War and turning his back on a professional career to take up working class activism

      October 7, 2013

    Exposed: California's Secret Plan to Gut Public Pensions
    Lynn Parramore: California memo just latest example of Wall St's attack on workers' pensions

      October 3, 14

    Federal Contractors Employ More Low-Wage Workers Than Walmart and McDonald's Combined, While Paying Top Execs. $24 billion
    Workers and legislators demand President Obama sign an executive order raising the minimum wage for federal contractor employees.

      October 3, 14

    Minimum wage for tipped workers has been kept at $2.13 for 21 years
    Author Saru Jayaraman exposes exploitative restaurant industry fraught with racism, sexism, and horrible labor practices.

      October 3, 14

    Walmart Gets Clearance to Open Doors in DC
    DC City Council strikes down a living wage at America's largest private employer, despite public's support for $12.50/hour wage

      October 3, 14

    Why didn't OWS transform into a political movement?
    Two years later, author & journalist Nathan Schneider takes a look at concrete victories and missteps of the Occupy movement

      October 3, 14

    As Walmart Workers Strike In 15 Cities, Will Raising Min. Wage Hurt Employers?
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim: Santa Fe Raised their minimum wage 65% and employers didn't cut jobs.

      October 3, 14

    Striking Retail Worker and Mother of Four: "If we don't speak up, things will never change"
    Chicago retail workers earn concessions from their employer after striking

      October 3, 14

    South Africa's Largest Union on the Verge of Major Split
    Patrick Bond: South Africa trade unions become magnets for capital as an ideological confict masked as a sex scandal threatens to fracture union behind the one-year-old massacre

      October 3, 14

    Colombia's US Embassy To Evict GM Protestors From 2-Year Encampment, After Worker Ties Himself to Cross
    Frank Hammer: GM worker ties himself to a cross to get embassy's attention over GM's unsafe factories, refusal to pay disability claims, and the firing of injured workers.

      October 3, 14

    TRNN REPLAY: Australia Has $16 Minimum Wage and is the Only Rich Country to Dodge the Global Recession
    Australia has twice the minimum wage as the US and Big Macs cost roughly the same

      August 9, 2013

    30 Arrested in Wisconsin State Capitol for Singing Against Governor Walker
    Photo essay by Jenna Pope. For more than two years, the Solidarity Sing Along have serenaded Wisconsin's State Capitol with their criticism of Gov. Scott Walker and the GOP. Now, police say groups of 20 or more need a permit or they will face arrest.

      October 3, 14

    Is Detroit's Bankruptcy Really a Feeding Frenzy for Privatization?
    Frank Hammer: Retirees, workers, and blacks will lose big as banks look to profit from debt collection and the privatization of one of America's largest cities

      October 3, 14

    SF Giants Stadium Workers Protest For Fair Compensation
    Despite billions of dollars in subsidies, professional sports teams often squeeze lowest wage workers; in San Francisco concession workers are fighting back

      October 3, 14

    "Moral Mondays" Draws Thousands to Protest Legislative Attacks on Voting Rights and The Poor
    Hundreds arrested opposing Republican controlled legislature's 'barbaric' attacks on North Carolina's most vulnerable populations

      October 3, 14

    Philadelphia Slashes Schools Budget While State Spends $400 Million on New Prisons
    Philadelphia communities fighting back against planned cuts that disproportionally impact low income and African American communities

      October 3, 14

    GM Workers in Colombia Hunger Strike at US Embassy to Protest Dangerous Factory
    Frank Hammer: GM employees in Colombia have been protesting outside the US Embassy for months citing hundreds of injuries at local factory

      October 3, 14

    Protest in DC Denounces "Monsanto Protection Act"
    One thousand rally as part of global protest against Monsanto's political power and its role in spreading GMO throughout the world's food supply

      October 3, 14

    Global Protest Against Monsanto
    In more than 400 cities protestors call for a ban on GMO food

      October 3, 14

    Global Protest in 300 Cities Will Take Aim on Monsanto
    Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to challenge Monsanto's bullying of small farmers, influence on public policy, and aggressive promotion of GMOs.

      October 3, 14

    "Occupy Love" Documentary Asks "Can Crisis Be Turned into a Love Story"
    Velcrow Ripper and Paul Jay discuss Ripper's new film and movements, power and the synthesis of spirituality and politics

      October 3, 14

    Chicago Teachers and Parents Launch Three Day March Against 54 School Closings
    Increased gun violence expected in Chicago as school closings will force students to cross gang lines in America's deadliest city

      October 3, 14

    Hundreds Take Part in "Poor People's March" Against Unemployment and Austerity
    Hundreds mark 45th anniversary of Dr. King's "Poor People's March" to highlight ongoing fight against inequality and high unemployment

      October 3, 14

    California Domestic Workers Demand Bill of Rights
    Workers and advocates host Mother's Day brunch with legislators to urge passage of bill

      October 3, 14

    Occupy No Longer in Headlines But Activism Continues Nationwide
    David Swanson: Activists succeeding in turning public opinion against drone strikes; other forms of actions on the rise

      October 3, 14

    Global May Day Protests Against Austerity and Deaths of Bangladeshi Workers
    May Day marches in major cities around the world demand an end to austerity policies and support of workers' rights

      October 3, 14

    The War on Wages and The Road to Bangladesh
    Bill Black: In the name of competitiveness, the criminal conditions that led to the deaths and injuries of thousands of workers in Bangladesh, are being created around the world in a race to lower wages and working conditions

      October 3, 14

    Filipinos in San Francisco Rally Against Modern Slavery
    Protesters in front of Philippines Consulate denounce treatment of Filipino workers in the US

      March 4, 2013

    Detroit Anti-Eviction Campaign Keeping Families in Their Homes
    Community groups and Occupy Detroit using "any means necessary" to save homes from foreclosure

      February 22, 2013

    Worker Owned Businesses Point to New Forms of Ownership
    Can co-ops come out of the margins of the economy and be part of a larger political project to transform how things are owned?

      February 14, 2013

    New Orleans Parent and Activist Karran Harper Royal at "Journey for Justice" Hearing in DC
    Part 3 of TRN's coverage of the "Journey for Justice" DOE Hearing on School Closings

      October 3, 14

    Chicago Parent and Activist Jitu Brown at "Journey for Justice" Hearing in DC
    Part 2 of TRN's coverage of the "Journey for Justice" DOE Hearing on School Closings

      October 3, 14

    Parents and Students Demand Nationwide Moratorium on School Closings
    "Journey for Justice" activists rally in DC to DOE investigate alleged Civil Rights violations in school closings

      October 3, 14

    GM Rejects Talks as Ex-worker Enters 71st Day Of Hunger-Strike
    Ex-workers and their supporters aim to pressure GM to negotiate with employees injured at auto plant in Colombia

      October 3, 14

    Seattle Teachers' Boycott of High Stakes Tests Spreads
    Educators nationwide support growing Seattle teacher boycott of high stakes tests

      January 24, 2013

    Idle No More: Indigenous Peoples in Canada Actions in Support of Chief's Hunger Strike
    Hunger strike by Chief Theresa Spence against new government legislation and long term denial of indigenous rights sparks nation wide movement

      January 4, 2013

    Congress Delays Aid Bill As Sandy Victims Suffer
    Joel Kuperfman: Increased funding and accountability needed for government's response to Superstorm Sandy

      October 3, 14

    Wal-Mart Targeted Over Corruption and Labor Practices
    Global investigations, protests and strikes highlight need for change at world's biggest private employer

      December 24, 2012

    Thousands Remain Displaced From Sandy Without Heat and Power
    Residents desperate for government assistance for rebuilding and mold remediation seven weeks after Sandy

      October 3, 14

    Why Couldn't Unions Defeat Michigan Anti-Union Bill?
    Jane McAlevey: Unions need to be more focused on broad community interests to fight well financed anti-union campaign

      October 3, 14

    New York Activists Helping Turn Public Opinion Against NYPD's 'Stop and Frisk'
    Majority of New Yorkers now oppose Stop and Frisk after years of litigation, grassroots activism, and civil disobedience

      December 6, 2012

    The Real News in 2013
    Paul Jay: Here's what's coming on TRNN in 2013, and why, if you haven't donated yet, you should!

      December 5, 2012

    New York Fast Food Workers in Historic Strike for $15 an Hour
    Fast food workers close down McDonalds and other fast food outlets demanding a living wage and the right to unionize

      October 3, 14

    Reflections on Occupy Baltimore
    Editors of the book "We are Many"discuss challenges of building a movement in a city with a black political elite

      October 30, 2012

    Baltimore, Race and the Occupy Movement
    Editors of the book “We Are Many” discuss how the Occupy Movement can overcome the racial divide

      October 25, 2012

    Big London Protests Against Austerity
    Protest brings tens of thousands into the streets, but are such mobilizations enough to stop the cuts?

      October 24, 2012

    Advocates of Universal Healthcare Protest Obama and Romney
    New York Doctors protest lack of single-payer activists in presidential debates

      October 3, 14

    New Robin Hood Tax Introduced In Congress
    A half-percent tax on all financial transactions makes it to Congress

      October 3, 14

    Romney and Obama Policy to Save GM: Lower Wages
    Romney plan to “restructure” GM essentially the same as the Obama plan

      October 3, 14

    Mexican Drug War Victims Denounce US Complicity
    Mexican Caravan for Peace with Justice and Dignity visit New York. The movement started in 2011 when a well known Mexican Poet, Javier Sicilia, lost his young son to Narco related violence and declared he had enough. Members of this movement have now taken their criticism north to denounce US government complicity in the violence both by exporting weapons and also a model of militarization that targets all sectors of society.

      September 23, 2012

    New Quebec Government Cancels Tuition Hike
    Richard Fidler: CLASSE student organization sets its sights on free university tuition

      September 24, 2012

    As Strike Ends, Chicago Teachers and Activists To Fight School Closings
    Activists with "Journey For Justice" demand national moratorium on school closings

      October 3, 14

    Thousands Protest On Occupy Wall Street’s One Year anniversary
    September 17th 2012 marks one year since people started camping out in a NYC park to denounce Wall Street greet. The movement of the 99% gathered in NYC’s financial district for three days of protests, celebration and education

      October 3, 14

    Chicago Teachers Union Votes to End Historic Strike
    Chicago Teachers say fight to defend public education ongoing

      October 3, 14

    Challenging the Myths of Unionization
    Bill Fletcher, Jr. takes on criticisms that unions are corrupt and bankrupting are wrong, but says we need union leaders who are labor leaders

      October 3, 14

    Taking Stock of the Occupy Movement
    VJ Prashad: With the 99% slogan, the Occupy movement raises the issue of inequality in a profound way

      September 23, 2012

    Colombian GM Workers Back on Hunger Strike After Negotiations Break Down
    TRNN exclusive interview with Jorge Parra, president of the Association of Injured Ex-Workers of GM Colombia. Some members have re-sewn their lips shut as they resume their hunger strike to the death.

      October 3, 14

    Chicago Teachers Strike Enters Second Week
    Chicago Mayor Emanuel seeks court injunction to force teachers back to work

      October 3, 14

    Immigrant workers and Occupy fight for labor rights at Hot and Crusty
    As the world is watching to see what will happen during Occupy Wall Street's one year anniversary, a group of immigrant workers at a Hot & Crusty Café organize against labor abuses and wage theft with the support of Occupy Wall Street.

      October 3, 14

    The ANC and the South African Deal with Monopoly Capitalism
    Vishwas Satgar: At the heart of the bargain with monopoly capital was we will globalize, we will embrace neoliberal globalized economics, while you de-racialize the structures of the South African economy which led to black economic empowerment and the creation of a class of super-rich blacks

      October 3, 14

    Chicago Teachers Strike Enters Fourth Day
    Labor unions back striking teachers, while Democrats remain silent

      October 3, 14

    Quebec Election Gives Students a Victory on Tuition Hikes, Fight for Free Education Continues
    Jérémie Bédard-Wien: Quebec student activists work to create a global movement for the right to a free education

      October 3, 14

    Mass Murder of Miners and Neo-Liberalism in South Africa
    Vishwas Satgar Pt2: The murder of striking miners reveals that the deep apartheid pattern of the labor market, particularly in the mining industry, has not changed

      September 2, 2012

    Striking South African Miners Charged with Murder After Police Kill 34
    Major challenge to ANC government after reports that many miners were shot in the back, and now murder charges against other miners, no police charged

      August 31, 2012

    Colombian GM Workers on Hunger Strike Until Death Sew Their Mouths Shut
    Thirteen auto workers in Bogotá, Colombia are completing their third week of a hunger strike they say they won’t end until General Motors agrees to negotiate with their demands. (On Thursday, August 23 the strikers announced that GM had agreed to negotiate. This story was produced in the days prior to this agreement. The full statement from the strikers is included beneath the video player.)

      August 22, 2012

    Retired NYC Police Protest Union Support for Stop & Frisk
    Retired police say union leadership critical in continuing the "war on drugs" and "stop and frisk"

      August 8, 2012

    LIBOR Rate-Fixing Scandal Sets Off Investigations, Lawsuits Against Big Banks
    Cities around the country, from Baltimore to Oakland, are taking legal action against the banks responsible for suppressing the London interbank offered rate, Libor. And some 75% of major cities involved in libor-tied interest-rate swaps stand to reclaim taxpayer losses in addition to libor-backed mortgage holders who lost money on the rate's manipulation.

      October 3, 14

    American Autumn: An Occudoc
    Filmmaker Dennis Trainor Jr. on his new film and the challenges facing the Occupy Movement

      October 3, 14

    Berlin Tenants’ Movement Occupy Square
    Social housing tenants occupy central square demand a rent freeze and nationalization of social housing

      July 31, 2012

    "Robin Hood Tax" Makes Case in DC
    As the Global AIDS Conference brings people from all over the world to Washington, DC, National Nurses United and other groups call for a Robin Hood Tax on financial transactions to fund healthcare, housing, and a cure for AIDS.

      July 25, 2012

    Thousands Rally to Support Locked Out Con Ed Workers
    New Yorkers rally to support 8,500 workers entering 24th day of lock out

      July 24, 2012

    Mass Protests Against Mexican Election Results
    Student movement takes to the streets to reject what they call election fraud

      July 19, 2012

    Vote Riders Campaign
    New organization seeks to help get people to the DMV for ID to overcome new laws that restrict voting

      October 3, 14

    New York Residents on Rent Strike Against Slumlord
    Tenants and Occupy activists rally to defend housing rights of working class residents

      July 9, 2012

    Will an Independent Scotland Throw Out UK Nukes?
    Scotland votes on independence in 2014 and may tell UK to remove Trident missiles

      July 8, 2012

    Activists Occupy to Fight Racism and to Struggle for Racial Justice
    In New York, people of color play key role in shaping Occupy movement

      July 6, 2012

    True Cost of Chevron in Ecuador
    Robinson Yumbo, President of the National Indigenous Federation of the Cofan People on the multi-billion dollar woes of Chevron in Ecuador

      July 6, 2012

    No Accountability Yet for Toronto G20 Police Crimes
    Paul Jay: Until police and their political masters are held responsible under the criminal code, it can all happen again

      July 5, 2012

    Bahrain Protesters Denounce US Support for Dictatorship
    Reem Khalifa: Bahrain government plans to form union with Saudi Arabia as arrests and violence towards protestors continues

      October 3, 14

    Iran Suppresses Union Organizing, Arrests Worker Activists
    Farid Partovi: Sanctions and talk of war make it easier for Iranian regime to repress union organizers

      June 26, 2012

    Pt2 Is Public Ownership the Solution?
    Gar Alperovitz: There is nothing new about public ownership of major enterprises in the USA

      October 3, 14

    Pt3 - CO2, the Sun, and Warming in the Middle Ages - Viewer Questions on Climate Science
    TRNN viewers ask questions and challenge two prominent climate scientists about the relationship between increased carbon emissions and global warming

      October 3, 14

    Is Public Ownership the Solution?
    Gar Alperovitz: When it comes to banking and other critical sectors, public ownership is the only solution

      October 3, 14

    Occupy Wall Street bangs pots and pans with students in Quebec
    Occupy Wall Street activists took to the streets of New York to march for affordable education and against police repression, in solidarity with the massive, ongoing student uprising taking place in Quebec and now spreading across the world.

      October 3, 14

    Mental Health Movement Resists Chicago Austerity Measures
    Chicago Shuts Down 6 of the City’s 12 public mental health centers, moves towards privatization of services

      October 3, 14

    Occupy London Global Spring Day
    Inka Stafrace reports that on 12 May 2012, the Occupy, Indignados and Take the Square movements all over the world called for a global day of action which saw thousands of people taking to the streets. This piece is a detailed report of how the Occupy London’s day progressed fom talks in St Paul’s Cathedral to 11 arrests under section 14 of the 1986 Public Order Act at the Bank of England.

      October 3, 14

    Educational Strike in Spain Brings Hundreds of Thousands Into the Streets
    Students, parents and teachers from all levels of the Spanish public education system went on strike to protest the massive cuts proposed as part of the government's austerity program.

      October 3, 14

    NATO Protests In Fortress Chicago
    While no mass arrests took place, downtown loop fully militarized

      October 3, 14

    NATO Summit Kicked Off with Massive Demonstrations
    Thousands of police flood downtown Chicago

      October 3, 14

    In Chicago, Nurses Rally for "Robin Hood" Tax
    National Nurses United calls for international campaign for financial transaction tax

      October 3, 14

    Spain's "Indignados" Mobilize Against Austerity
    With the highest unemployment rate in Europe, the Spanish people take to the streets in Madrid and elsewhere to mark one year since the massive demonstrations that caused ripples around the world. They're calling for a global revolution, but who will respond?

      October 3, 14

    Massive Protests Fill the Streets of Madrid
    Tens of thousands of Spaniards joined protestors in dozens of other European cities to mark the 1-year anniversary of the "Indignado" movement, and to demand an end to the austerity measures taken in response to the economic crisis (Full report expected tomorrow).

      October 3, 14

    New York Students Allege Police Harassment for Fighting School Closure
    Activists want charges dropped and 5,000 police removed from New York public schools

      October 3, 14

    Quebec Students Rejecting Tuition Deal
    170,000 students remain on strike as assemblies vote to reject government offer

      May 9, 2012

    Quebec Students Demand Education as a Right, Continue Strike
    J Bedard: Students almost unanimously reject government deal, willing to lose year if necessary

      October 3, 14

    The Paradox of President Putin
    Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin defends the Russian state against Western neo-liberals while pushing the same policies inside Russia

      May 7, 2012

    How did Quebec Students Mobilize Hundreds of Thousands for Strike?
    Three students discuss the role of direct democracy and political demands in building a massive movement

      May 4, 2012

    Thousands join May Day march for workers rights in New York
    Occupy Wall Street joins labor, immigrant rights groups protest economic injustice on international workers day

      May 2, 2012

    May Day Protests Around the World Pt.2
    Workers take to the streets on International Workers' Day in North and South America

      May 2, 2012

    May Day Protests Around the World Pt.1
    Workers take to the streets on International Workers' Day in Asia, Africa, the Middle East and Europe

      May 2, 2012

    Egyptian Workers' Struggle Continues
    Thousands of workers fired at Shebin el-Kom factory, part of corrupt privatization deal

      May 1, 2012

    May 1st and an Independent Workers Movement
    Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin: Occupiers and union activists should build class organizations that challenge for power

      May 1, 2012

    Activists Challenge African 'Land Grab'
    The World Bank and Wall Street firms targeted for African land deals displacing hundreds of thousands

      April 27, 2012

    “Occupy the Department of Justice” Demands Release of Mumia Abu Jamal, End to Mass Incarceration
    Rally held outside Department of Justice followed by march through Downtown DC and civil disobedience arrests at White House

      October 3, 14

    Spring Revival: Occupy Wall Street Seeks to Rejuvenate Movement
    Occupy activists converge in New York's Central Park ahead of May Day actions

      October 3, 14

    DC Hoodies March Denounces Institutional Racism
    Students and activists demand justice for "Trayvon Martins" across America

      April 11, 2012

    Sometimes Civil Disobedience is the Only Way to be Heard
    Leah Bolger, a retired navy officer, talks about her arrest at Congress and plans for NATO protest

      April 29, 2012

    New Yorkers Fight "Turnaround" School Closures
    26 schools targeted for firing teachers and changing school administrations to qualify for millions in federal grants.

      October 3, 14

    National Occupation of Washington Begins with Demonstration at the EPA
    Protestors March on EPA Headquarters demanding environmental sustainability and the protection of federal agency whistle-blowers

      April 2, 2012

    Chicago Activists Stop Foreclosure
    Housing rights and occupy activists enter third week of 'foreclosure blockade'

      October 3, 14

    History of an Occupation
    Fault Lines tells the history of Occupy Wall Street from its early days through the movement's rapid spread up to the brutal crackdown by state authorities

      March 26, 2012

    “Librotraficantes” Smuggle Banned Books Into Tucson, Arizona
    Students and activists set up “Underground Libraries” of books prohibited in suspended Mexican American Studies classrooms

      March 21, 2012

    Activists Target Bank of America on International Women's Day
    Four arrested as women occupy Bank of America across the country

      October 3, 14

    Why does South African Metal Workers Union Push Green Energy?
    Frank Hammer interviews Cedric Gina, president of the National Union of Metal Workers of South Africa about the need that workers lead the transition to a green economy

      February 12, 2012

    Despite public outcry, Chicago approves closure of 17 schools
    Students, parents and teachers outraged over school privatizations

      October 3, 14

    "1,000 New York Vendors Against $1,000 Fines"
    Street vendors say 1k fines are impossible to pay and are driving them out of business

      February 24, 2012

    Teachers Risk Jobs to Blow Whistle on School Management Firm
    Teachers and parents speak out ahead of key vote on Mayor Rahm Emanuel's plan to turn more schools over to private management firm ahead

      October 3, 14

    New Yorkers outraged at police violence on black youths
    Community residents demands NYPD end racial profiling

      October 3, 14

    Occupy Talks: What Gravy Train?
    LeftStreamed: Austerity, Finance, and the Polarization of Wealth Part 4

      February 10, 2012

    Occupy Talks: What Gravy Train?
    LeftStreamed: Austerity, Finance, and the Polarization of Wealth Part 3

      February 10, 2012

    Occupy Talks: What Gravy Train?
    LeftStreamed: Austerity, Finance, and the Polarization of Wealth Part 2

      February 10, 2012

    Occupy Talks: What Gravy Train?
    LeftStreamed: Austerity, Finance, and the Polarization of Wealth Part 1

      February 10, 2012

    Tucson Students Stage Walkouts, Teach-Ins Over Suspended Mexican American Studies Program
    Students organize school of ethnic studies to teach "forbidden" curriculum

      February 10, 2012

    Occupy Baltimore Activists Protest Building of Youth Jail
    Baltimore Occupy and Algebra Project activists are arrested by police during protest of new juvenile facility for youth charged as adults

      February 8, 2012

    Shills and Cruel Jokes
    Labor Beat: Parents and teachers protest "show trial" hearings they say are being used close their Chicago schools

      October 3, 14

    New York Students Walkout Against School Closures
    Students and teachers oppose plans to close up to 60 schools this year

      October 3, 14

    Mexican Students Demand Justice for Protestors Killed by Police
    Students fight for right to education and for accountability of police

      February 2, 2012

    Hundreds Arrested after Police Clash with Occupy Oakland
    Occupy Oakland attempts to transform vacant public building into Community Center

      January 31, 2012

    National Actions Target Private Prison Investors
    Demonstrators call upon Wells Fargo and others to divest from for-profit prison corporations like the Geo Group

      January 27, 2012

    Occupy Movements Rally at Courts Across the Country
    Demonstrations held around 2-year anniversary of “Citizens United” Supreme Court decision

      January 23, 2012

    Spain's "Indignados" and the Globalization of Dissent
    The Occupy Movement has taken much of its inspiration from Spain's "Outraged" Movement: what lessons does Spain have for Occupy now?

      January 20, 2012

    Verizon Workers Continue Fight for Decent Contract
    Workers at Verizon hold rallies seeking public support in fight for job security and union rights

      January 19, 2012

    Occupy Movement Targets Congress
    National call for action on Capitol Hill draws occupiers from across U.S.

      January 18, 2012

    SOPA "explained" by The Guardian
    Watch this video for a guide to the fight that will likely become one of the big stories of this year

      January 18, 2012

    How The Protect IP / SOPA Act Will Break The Internet primer on PIPA / SOPA and censorship

      January 18, 2012

    Rupert Murdoch Slams White House For Criticism of SOPA
    Newsy: For a man made infamous by the extent to which politicians would go to woo him for the support of his media empire, this complaining about corporate influence in politics may strike some as a bit rich

      January 18, 2012

    Occupy Wall St. Takes Up Immigration Reform
    Thanu Yakupitiyage: OWS should make immigrants' rights and Dream Act a major priority for 2012

      January 13, 2012

    Movement to Occupy Vacant Houses Spreads
    Bronx activists supported by Occupy Wall Street enter second month of occupation

      October 3, 14

    Occupy Movement Targets Iowa Caucuses
    Republican presidential candidates and Democratic party focus of demonstrations denouncing corporate dollars in electoral politics

      January 2, 2012

    Dissent is the Highest form of Patriotism
    Col. Larry Wilkerson speaks at Sam Adams Awards ceremony honoring Jesselyn Radack and Thomas Drake

      December 5, 2011

    Voices From the Occupy Movement
    Across the country, the Occupy Movement is developing new forms of exposing the 1%

      December 27, 2011

    OWS Joins Fight for Migrant Workers Rights
    OWS connects struggle for rights of migrant workers with struggle of the 99%

      October 3, 14

    Occupy Wall St. Targets Trinity Church
    50 arrested as Occupy protests at the "church of the 1%"

      October 3, 14

    Occupy Oakland Closes Ports
    Protesters close ports of Oakland and Portland in actions along California coast

      December 14, 2011

    Tens of thousands march for defense of voter rights
    Up to 25,000 protest a wave of restrictive voter ID laws passed in 14 states.

      October 3, 14

    Don't Roll Over, Take Over
    Paul Jay: we do news for ordinary people who want to take over

      October 3, 14

    DC Protests Target K Street Lobbyists
    Demonstrators in Washington protest against corporate control of politics

      December 9, 2011

    Occupy Wall St. Joins Fight Against Foreclosures
    Black activists leading the struggle against foreclosures welcomes OWS to their communities

      October 3, 14

    Hundreds 'occupy' US Congressional offices
    Hundreds of people from across America demonstrated in Washington Tuesday for jobs and stronger social security by converging on the offices of US lawmakers in Congress

      October 3, 14

    Labor Activists "Occupy Congress"
    Labor and community activists travel to DC for a week of actions

      December 7, 2011

    Occupying Senator Scott Brown's Office
    A December 6, 2011 demonstration in Washington, DC

      October 3, 14

    New York Janitors Join Occupy Wall Street
    Janitors who may strike to defend wages and working conditions march with Occupy Wall St.

      October 3, 14

    CUNY raises tuition as fee hikes spread across campuses
    Students demand cuts be taken off the table

      October 3, 14

    Egyptian Workers Strike and March Against Regime
    Workers say repression getting worse as they fight for a minimum wage

      December 16, 2011

    The Right to Occupy, the Right to Assemble?
    A report on the debate over the expulsion of the Occupy Movements

      November 29, 2011

    "Occupy" Actions Across the Country
    In DC and other cities, demonstrators rally at bridges

      November 18, 2011

    NYPD Aid Protesters in Shutting Down Stock Exchange
    Voices from Zuccotti Park: why aren’t people too big to fail?

      October 3, 14

    Eviction Reinforces OWS Determination
    Occupy Wall Street supporters will attempt to shut down Wall Street and New York subways

      November 16, 2011

    Occupy Protestors Vow to Return
    Concerted attack on occupy movements took place after 18 mayors held a conference to discuss a coordinated strategy

      November 15, 2011

    Police Break up New York 'Occupy' Camp
    New York Police evict anti-Wall Street demonstrators from the New York square, arresting at least 70 people

      November 15, 2011

    Occupy Wall Street Declares Goldman Sachs Guilty
    General Assembly holds mock trial and journalist Chris Hedges reads indictment accusing Goldman Sachs of financial crimes against humanity

      October 3, 14

    Veterans Call Attention to Personal and Societal Costs of War
    FSRN: Anti-war veterans are using Veterans Day to remind Americans about the costs of war - both abroad and at home

      November 12, 2011

    9/11 Survivors Create Worker Owned Restaurants
    9/11 restaurant worker survivors open fair wage businesses

      November 11, 2011

    Quebec Students Protest Against Tuition Increase
    Tens of thousands of students and supporters take to the streets to oppose tuition increases

      November 11, 2011

    Ohio Referendum Repeals Republican Anti-Union Bill
    Controversial bill backed by Governor John Kasich and state Republicans that would have eliminated collective bargaining rights for public employees repealed

      November 10, 2011

    Ohio voters reject anti-union law
    Al Jazeera: Voters in Ohio voted to reject anti-union legislation backed by the Republican governor and legislature

      November 9, 2011

    Teachers, Students and Parents Against Privatized Education Join Occupy Wall Street
    Protestors denounce policy of closing So-called "failing schools"

      October 3, 14

    Report from Oakland Occupation
    T.M. Scruggs: Significant development in the Occupy Movement as Oakland protestors close the port

      October 3, 14

    Educators use Occupy Movement to Defend Public Education
    An unequal financial system contributing to poverty and joblessness is a focus of the Occupy movement, but little attention is paid to educators

      November 7, 2011

    Indignados keep up protests
    EuroNews: If the euro crisis is not going away, nor are the "indignados" or "occupy" protests

      November 6, 2011

    Occupy Oakland Closes the Port
    Davey D: Occupy Oakland is built on the shoulders of decades of struggle

      November 5, 2011

    Voices from Occupy Wall Street
    An interview with Jesse LaGreca, first of a series with people who have joined the Occupations

      November 3, 2011

    Occupy Baltimore Wins Support of Police and Fire Fighters Unions
    Occupy Baltimore Takes on Public Education System

      October 30, 2011

    Tear gas used on Occupy protesters in Oakland
    Al Jazeera: Police in riot gear have clashed with more than 1,000 protesters attempting to march on to Oakland's city hall

      October 27, 2011

    Bill Black: What I'd Demand of the Fed
    Bill Black: If I marched with Occupy Wall St. to the New York Fed, this is what I would demand

      October 25, 2011

    Should Banks be a Public Utility?
    Leo Panitch: The Occupy movement should adopt the demand for banking in the public interest which challenges the system

      October 3, 14

    Baltimore Debates New Youth Jail
    State plans to spend 100 million on facility to hold juveniles charged as adults

      October 22, 2011

    Athens Erupts: Violence as Parliament votes
    ITN: Anger boils over on the streets of Athens as tens of thousands protest over new austerity measures aimed at rescuing Greece's ailing economy

      October 20, 2011

    Greeks dying from financial despair
    EuroNews: No vessels have been entering or leaving Athens' main port, Piraeus, frozen by strikes and many people are sinking into serious depression

      September 20, 2011

    Occupy Wall St. Turns Global
    NYC Occupy movement enters second month and gains momentum

      October 18, 2011

    Worldwide protests denounce economic injustice
    EuroNews: New York was where the movement started, and yesterday demonstrators occupied Times Square instead of Wall Street as the protest against corporate greed and economic injustice went globa

      October 17, 2011

    Rome 'Occupy' protest turns violent
    AlJazeera: Violence has broken out in Rome as tens of thousands nicknamed "the indignant" have marched in European cities in protest against capitalism and austerity measures

      October 16, 2011

    Rome 'Occupy' protest turns violent
    AlJazeera: Violence has broken out in Rome as tens of thousands nicknamed "the indignant" have marched in European cities in protest against capitalism and austerity measures

      October 16, 2011

    OCCUPY LONDON: Protesters stand against corporate greed
    ITN: Inspired by New York's 'Occupy Wall Street' movement, protesters, including Julian Assange, gathered in London

      October 3, 14

    Germany takes part in global economic protests
    EuroNews: More global support mobilizes for Spain's Indignado movement and Occupy Wall Street in the United States - Germany showed its anger about economic injustice

      October 16, 2011

    Occupy Wall St. Defeats NYC Eviction Attempt
    Hundreds rally to defend Occupation after Mayor threatens eviction

      October 14, 2011

    Occupy DC Targets Wars and Economy
    Occupy DC campaign begins with demands to end militarism and for economic justice

      October 8, 2011

    Workers Strike Across Egypt
    Lina Attalah: From bus drivers to university teachers, workers are striking for economic and political demands

      October 13, 2011

    Occupy protests spread to DC
    Al Jazeera: The "Occupy Wall Street" protests against economic inequality are spreading beyond New York

      October 7, 2011

    Occupy Wall St. to a Bank in the Public Interest
    Michael Hudson: A public option in banking will be a structural answer to the power of finance

      October 7, 2011

    1000 Protesters Storm Wall St Barricade
    Occupy Wall Street movement gains support from unions, student groups and community organizers

      October 6, 2011

    1000 Protesters Storm Wall St Barricade
    Occupy Wall Street movement gains support from unions, student groups and community organizers

      October 6, 2011

    Egyptian Workers Denounce Military Regime
    Jihan Hafiz: Egyptian workers say military trying to reconstitute old regime without Mubarak

      October 5, 2011

    Anti-Wall Street Protesters 'Get Organized'
    EuroNews: The anti-Wall Street protest in New York has now produced copycat movements across the US

      October 4, 2011

    TV news interrupted as protests continue in Greece
    EuroNews: Students protesting higher education reform have sabotaged a Greek state TV news bulletin, bursting into the studio during a live broadcast.

      September 26, 2011

    What Is To Be Done About The Unions?
    Sam Gindin: The unions are wedded to electoral politics and disarm the mass movement as a result

      October 11, 2011

    Ontario Elections - Is This All There Is?
    Sam Gindin: The times cry out for a radical alternative to capitalism

      October 2, 2011

    Why Unions Want to Stop a Tory Victory in Ontario
    Jim Stanford: A Conservative victory in Ontario will continue the work of the Harris government, a major setback for labour

      September 27, 2011

    "Days of Rage" Occupy Wall St.
    Five thousand people demand Wall St. pay for the crisis

      September 20, 2011

    No Child Left Behind - Too Destructive to Salvage?
    FSRN: Education advocates continue to raise serious concerns about the No Child Left Behind policy

      September 22, 2011

    Dale Farm Travelers in Final Plea Before Eviction
    Residents of Dale Farm who face the clearance of the UK's largest illegal site on Monday build a barricade against bailiffs amid a last-minute struggle to find somewhere else to go.

      September 19, 2011

    Nurses Hold Actions Across Country Demanding Wall Street Transaction Tax
    Nurses link increasing poverty to health problems, demand Wall St. tax as way of funding solutions

      September 17, 2011

    Ain Shams University Demand Dismissal of University Leaders
    Al Masry Al Youm: Egypt, Ain Shams University-Student protest demands dismissal of current University leadership and free election of new leaders

      September 16, 2011

    Yemen Opposition Calls for Massive Campaign to Oust Dictator
    Walid Al-Saqaf: Opposition has united with students to intensify campaign to overthrow President Ali Abdullah Saleh

      September 8, 2011

    Obama Gave up on a Detroit Green Machine
    Frank Hammer: In 2009, Obama offered a vision of jobs through building a green economy

      September 9, 2011

    Student Movement Rocks Chile
    Students campaign against privatized educational system, demand education as a right

      September 2, 2011

    Hundreds Arrested in Sustained Tar Sands Protests at White House
    Protests demand Obama use veto power to halt proposed expansion of Keystone XL pipeline that would carry tar sands oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico

      August 30, 2011

    Katrina Victims Still Seek Justice
    Jordan Flaherty: "New Orleans is a canary in a coal mine warning of what the rest of us could all be facing"

      August 29, 2011

    What next for Wisconsin?
    Dems gain 2 State Senate seats in recall elections, but fail to secure needed majority

      August 18, 2011

    Chilean students demand education reform
    Al Jazeera: Tens of thousands of students demonstrating in the capital against their country's education system

      August 16, 2011

    UK Unrest Forces Recall of Parliament Session
    Prime Minister Cameron calls for special measures to be taken in wake of recent violence

      October 3, 14

    Protest Demands Obama Stop Immigrant Deportations
    The "Secure Communities" program of ICE is leading to the deportations of thousands

      July 29, 2011

    Columbia U., Race, Class and the Gentrification of Harlem
    Nellie Bailey: Ethnic cleansing in Harlem led by Columbia U., whose Chair is also chair of the New York Fed

      July 24, 2011

    Ongoing Hunger Strike at Pelican Bay Prison
    FSRN: Prisoners in the isolation wing of the high security Pelican Bay jail are refusing meals and water to protest what they say are inhumane conditions

      July 15, 2011

    Governor Scott Walker and Wisconsin's Immigrants
    Along with public sector workers, Wisconsin's immigrant communities say they're being unfairly targeted by Governor Walker's policies

      July 8, 2011

    Denying Civil Rights is a Crime
    Paul Jay on austerity, mass protests and mass arrests (TRNN Replay)

      July 6, 2011

    Denying Civil Rights is a Crime
    Paul Jay on austerity, mass protests and mass arrests

      July 6, 2011

    Federal Government and Bigotry in Baltimore (3/3)
    Antero Pietila author of "Not in My Neighborhood" During 1930's Federal government red-lined American cities helping create race-based divisions

      July 24, 2011

    Bigotry and Blockbusting in Baltimore (2/3)
    Antero Pietila author of "Not in My Neighborhood": Blockbusting techniques made developers rich in Baltimore

      July 19, 2011

    DeChristopher Sentenced to Two Years in Prison
    TRNN Replay of our earlier interview with Tim DeChristopher

      June 21, 2011

    Strikes put Greece on the Brink
    EuroNews: Greeks have exercised their democratic right and practically closed the whole country down

      June 16, 2011

    Thousands of Greeks say no to Austerity
    Michael Spourdalakis: Greek debt caused by tax evasion and lack of investment in real economy

      June 16, 2011

    Poetic Justice
    DatelineSBS: Javier Sicilia's son is one of the thousands of innocent victims of Mexico's drug-related organized crime

      June 2, 2011

    Baltimore Protest Calls for Economic Justice
    Full Employment Baltimore campaign takes their demands to City Council

      October 3, 14

    Family Farmers Worse Off Despite High Prices
    Tim A. Wise: Family farmers caught in the middle between corporate monopolies

      May 25, 2011

    Social Networks Used to Call Thousands to Protest in Spain
    EuroNews: Hoping to repeat the success of Egyptian people power, various groups in Spain have occupied Madrid's main square of "Puerta del Sol"

      May 19, 2011

    Federal Agency Rules Boeing Can't Move Plant to Avoid Union
    Mike Elk: In a groundbreaking decision, the General Council of the NLRB rules Boeing can't move plant to a 'right to work' state to punish the union

      May 13, 2011

    Extended interview with Rev. C. Gatewood
    North Carolina Student and Teacher Protest

      May 10, 2011

    Egyptian workers demand new trade union
    Al-Masry Al-Youm: Hundreds of workers from governorates across Egypt organized a protest on Labor Day outside the Egyptian Trade Union Federation

      May 4, 2011

    May 1st Marches Demand Rights
    Around the world, people march against austerity measures and for economic and political rights

      May 3, 2011

    What Next for Wisconsin Upsurge?
    Allen Ruff: Democratic party leaders pushed movement away from mass action to an exclusively electoral strategy

      April 29, 2011

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker Admits It
    Kucinich: Admission from Walker that his decision to strip the rights of public workers to bargain collectively "doesn't save any" money

      April 15, 2011

    Wisconsin Republicans Claim Another Win
    "Human error" decides tight race in Wisconsin state Supreme Court elections

      April 8, 2011

    Thousands Across USA Rally in Support of Workers' Rights
    In hundreds of cities, thousands rally to show support for public sector workers

      April 6, 2011

    Brutal Repression in Honduras Targets Teachers, Popular Resistance
    Weeks of demonstrations continue against de-facto regime and its plans to privatize public education

      March 31, 2011

    Thousands protest in London against government spending cuts
    In the largest demonstration since the Iraq war more than 250,000 protest against austerity measures

      October 3, 14

    Remembering Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire
    Serf Maltese shares memories of his grandmother and two aunts who were amung the 146 victims of the 1911.

      October 3, 14

    The Triangle Fire
    The Cloth Inferno - The Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire

      October 3, 14

    Battle Over Who Pays State Deficit Intensifies
    In dozens of states resistance movement grows against shifting burden of deficit crisis onto public sector workers

      March 23, 2011

    New Haven Wants Janitors to Pay 1/3 of City Debt
    Jeannette Wicks-Lim: New Haven plans to privatize school custodians cutting pay by 40%

      March 25, 2011

    97th Anniversary of the Ludlow Colorado Massacre
    Under the command of the Rockefeller family, the National Guard fires at strikers and their families to suppress a strike of 12,000 workers

      April 20, 2011

    Standoff in Wisconsin
    Kristine Mattis: What started as a small battle for the unions, is now a war of the working people against the corporate elite

      March 7, 2011

    Gov. Walker Unveils "Repairs" To Wisconsin Budget
    Scott Walker lowers taxes on the rich, while cutting spending in public schools

      March 2, 2011

    New Netroots Organization Founded Independent of Dems
    Jeff Cohen: Most current net based organizing groups too connected to the Democratic Party which ties their hands

      March 3, 2011

    Wisconsin Struggle Goes National
    Mary Bottari: Dismantling Wisconsin unions is a political issue not an economic issue

      March 1, 2011

    Wisconsin's Billionaires Make a Sacrifice?
    Paul Jay: Here's an alternative "something has to give" plan for Wisconsin

      February 24, 2011

    Egyptian Workers Strike for Minimum Wage and Independent Unions
    A TRNN report on the strike of the Mahalla workers 100 kilometers north of Cairo

      February 25, 2011

    The Progressive's Rothschild: Russ Feingold Will be WI Gov.
    Matt Rothschild, editor of The Progressive magazine, spoke to The UpTake about the labor protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol

      February 19, 2011

    Black Americans Face Worst of Austerity Campaign
    The Real News On Race with Jared Ball talks with Empower DC about the fight for affordable child care

      February 8, 2011

    Black Americans Still Face Higher Unemployment, Incarceration Rates, And Lower Wages
    TRNN Replay: The Real News On Race with Jared Ball talks with Empower DC about the fight for affordable housing

      February 8, 2011

    WikiLeaks, The Internet And Democracy
    Panel moderated by Paul Jay including Daniel Ellsberg, Clay Shirky, Neville Roy Singham, Peter Thiel and Jonathan Zittrain

      January 21, 2011

    The Revolutionary MLK
    TRNN REPLAY: Jared Ball: Martin Luther King Jr. stood for revolutionary transformation; he is used today to support policies that he fought against

      January 16, 2012

    The Revolutionary MLK
    TRNN REPLAY: Jared Ball: Martin Luther King Jr. stood for revolutionary transformation; he is used today to support policies that he fought against

      October 3, 14

    Dirty Tricks in Chevron Ecuador Lawsuit
    World's Largest Environmental Lawsuit in Ecuador Pt.2

      December 24, 2010

    World's Largest Environmental Lawsuit in Ecuador
    30,000 natives fight for compensation against Texaco (now Chevron), accused of 3 decades of toxic dumping in Amazon

      December 22, 2010

    Veterans For Peace Protest War Outside White House
    Ray McGovern, Daniel Ellsberg and Chris Hedges amongst dozens of protesters arrested outside White House

      December 17, 2010

    WikiLeaks reveals how Shell infiltrated Nigeria
    Al Jazeera: The petrol giant Shell has thoroughly infiltrated the Nigerian government, newly leaked WikiLeaks documents show.

      December 13, 2010

    Obama and the Unions
    Will the unions take up an independent position from the leaders of the Democratic Party? Bill Fletcher Jr and Frank Hammer

      December 11, 2010

    Amazon Take Down of WikiLeaks - Is the Free Internet Dead?
    The 200k Challenge Live Webcast

      December 8, 2010

    Paul Jay on The Real News and Social Movements
    Tuesday nights closing segment. NOTE: TONIGHT, WEDNESDAY AT 8:15 is the panel The End Of The Free Internet? This begins the Wednesday night live programming.

      December 8, 2010

    Protestors clash with Greek police
    Al Jazeera: Police and demonstrators have clashed in the Greek capital, after thousands of people gathered to mark the anniversary of a police shooting.

      December 7, 2010

    Italian Students Protest Education Cuts
    Al Jazeera: Students throughout Italy have been protesting against planned cuts to the education system

      November 26, 2010

    Russian Journalists Still Under Threat
    Al Jazeera: Russian journalists are being offered protection from an unlikely source

      November 20, 2010

    What GM Could Be
    Obama GM Strategy a Lost Opportunity Pt.2 with Stephen Diamond

      November 25, 2010

    Obama GM Strategy a Lost Opportunity
    Stephen Diamond: What's needed is a new transportation strategy; GM still in precarious position

      November 24, 2010

    Students Take to London Streets on Day of Protest
    Channel 4: An estimated 50,000 people marched in London against government cuts

      November 12, 2010

    BBC Journalists on Strike Over Pensions
    Newsy: BBC strike has entered its second day, causing major disruption to the network's programming

      November 8, 2010

    French Strikers Show No Signs of Backing Down
    Newsy: The French protests continue despite the police lifting blockades of refineries

      October 23, 2010

    French Students Protest Pension Bill
    Newsy: On the eve of a major vote regarding Frances new pension bill, student protests ran rampant

      October 20, 2010

    Social Housing Budget Slashed By Spending Cuts
    Channel 4 has learned that the budget given to new social housing will be reduced by up to 80 per cent

      October 3, 14

    French Protests Ground Flights
    Newsy: Protesters in France have disrupted travel around the country

      October 18, 2010

    Pension Strike Cripples France
    Al Jazeera: French Unions have launched another strike against pension reform

      October 13, 2010

    China Labor Strikes Gain Momentum
    Al Jazeera: Labor union movements seeking better wages and working conditions have stepped up strikes

      October 2, 2010

    New Orleans: Rebuilding on People's Bones
    Jordan Flaherty: Thousands of people are not able to return to New Orleans

      September 16, 2010

    Channel 4: Unions in France say more than two million people have joined a series of nationwide protests

      September 8, 2010

    Young Ho Lee tells the story of the 77-day occupation and fight against lay-offs at Korean Auto factory

      August 7, 2010

    Epic Korean Auto Workers Strike
    TRNN Replay: Young Ho Lee tells the story of the 77-day occupation and fight against lay-offs at Korean Auto factory

      August 7, 2010

    TRNN Replay: Young Ho Lee tells the story of the 77-day occupation and fight against lay-offs

      August 7, 2010

    Bursting 'Officer Bubbles'
    TRNN Replay: How a TRNN video of an anti-social officer helped the media continue to miss the real G-20

      July 20, 2010

    TRNN asks people at the US Social Forum how they make real news - produced by TRNN volunteers

      July 13, 2010

    Mexican police storm miner's strike
    Hundreds of police drive miners from Cananea copper mine; TRNN interview with a leader of miner's union

      June 10, 2010

    Autoworkers reject more concessions
    Frank Hammer: A new militancy amongst autoworkers

      May 28, 2010

    The unions and Obama Pt2
    Fletcher: Unions should take up the cause of the unemployed

      March 17, 2010

    The unions and Obama
    Bill Fletcher: The American trade union movement is in disarray

      March 16, 2010

    State of the Unions Pt1
    Philip Dine: Unions extremely disappointed with Obama but where is their independence?

      December 27, 2009

    State of the Unions Pt.2
    Should unions tell Dem. Party: "you're with us or with Chamber of Commerce"? Paul Jay with Philip Dine

      December 28, 2009

    The unemployed should besiege the administration
    Ferguson Pt.4: Profits go up as jobs are cut; people will not accept 20% unemployment

      November 22, 2009

    Iran police use tear gas on protesters
    Witnesses said protesters were shouting "Down with Ahmadinejad" and "Down with the dictator".

      October 25, 2014

    Honduras 100 Days of Resistance- Part 2
    Fault Lines' Avi Lewis reports on polarization and power in the Americas

      October 3, 14

    Honduras 100 Days of Resistance Pt1
    Fault Lines' Avi Lewis reports on polarization and power in the Americas

      October 28, 2009

    Guerrilla musical takes on insurance industry
    Billionaires for Wealthcare at AHIP conference disrupt meeting with song in support of public option

      October 24, 2009

    Do the right thing
    Anthony Pt.2: People must force administration to build sustainable communities

      October 26, 2009

    Organizing for the poor
    Williams: For over two decades poor people in the US have been criminalized and vilified

      October 28, 2009

    Workers Can be Fired Without Just Cause in Brazil
    TRNN REPLAY: During a 2009 strike of Canadian Nickel miners, Brazilian trade unions came to Canada to express solidarity and spoke about conditions for workers in Brazil.

      October 2, 2009

    TRNN REPLAY:Paul Jay on Obama and the crisis at Von Krahl Academy, Estonia in November 2008

      October 4, 2008

    TRNN REPLAY:Paul Jay of The Real News speaks at the Von Krahl Academy, Estonia in November 2008

      October 4, 2009

    TRNN REPLAY:Paul Jay of The Real News speaks at the Von Krahl Academy, Estonia in November 2008

      October 4, 2009

    What it takes to be number one
    The strike against Vale-Inco in Sudbury heats up as company threatens to use non-union labor

      August 22, 2009

    Canadian miners strike global giant
    Canadian workers fight against concessions at Vale Inco, one of the largest nickel mines in the world

      July 27, 2009

    Retired auto workers have their say Pt.6
    Frank Hammer: UAW leadership came to identify more with the companies than with workers and communities

      June 25, 2009

    Retired auto workers have their say Pt.5
    Fifth in a series of discussions with a group of retired autoworkers in Detroit

      June 23, 2009

    Retired auto workers have their say Pt.4
    Fourth in a series of discussions with a group of retired autoworkers in Detroit

      June 22, 2009

    Retired auto workers have their say Pt.3
    Third in a series of discussions with a group of retired autoworkers in Detroit

      June 21, 2009

    Bankrupt GM begins slashing jobs
    Out of 123,000 GM workers left in North America, 20,000 are scheduled to lose their jobs.

      June 20, 2009

    Retired auto workers have their say Pt.2
    Second in a series of discussions with a group of retired autoworkers in Detroit

      June 20, 2009

    Retired auto workers have their say Pt.1
    First in a series of discussions with a group of retired autoworkers in Detroit

      October 3, 14

    Union victory in North Carolina
    After a 16-year battle, workers vote to join union at world's largest meat packing plant

      December 13, 2008

    Canadian autoworkers fight back
    Workers from truck plant selected to be closed next year blockade General Motors HQ in Canada

      June 15, 2008

    Immigrant laborers in limbo
    American News Project: Indian guest workers march hundreds of miles from New Orleans, LA, to Washington

      May 25, 2008

    Will recession kill or renew labor unions?
    John Schmitt on struggling unions and the promise of a new era

      April 15, 2008

    James Denton on Writers Guild strike
    Star of "Desperate Housewives" speaks about long-running writers' strike

      January 13, 2008

    Writers Guild of America on strike
    TRNN Replay: As television series close down, writers start to feel like part of the U.S. labor movement

      November 27, 2007

    Writers Guild of America on strike
    As television series close down, writers start to feel like part of the U.S. labor movement

      November 27, 2007

    French workers rebel
    Tim Costello: Workers reject President Nicolas Sarkozy's attempt to rollback five decades of gains

      November 16, 2007

    Where Next For # Revolution?
    Political satire from Rap TV - It's 2011 and amid a flurry of political leaks and revelations, revolutions have rolled across North Africa and The Middle East.

      March 25, 2011

    Occupy DC targets Economy and Militarism
    David Swanson: Occupy Freedom Plaza DC plans its own “super committee” meetings on the economy

      November 9, 2011

    CAW Calls for Strategic Voting in Ontario Election
    Jim Stanford: Unions need to be independent from all the parties and do what's best for workers

      September 29, 2011

    See The Patterns
    An interview with CEO Paul Jay about the vision of The Real News

    Pitch A Story

    Work With A Journalist

    Join The Blog Squad

    Donate today and receive a copy of The Best of Noam ChomksyRead more
    Donate today and receive a copy of The Best of Gore VidalRead more
    Donate today and receive a copy of The Best of Howard Zinn Read more, Real News Network, Real News, Real News For Real People, IWT are trademarks and service marks of IWT.TV inc. "The Real News" is the flagship show of IWT and Real News Network.

    All original content on this site is copyright of The Real News Network.  Click here for more

    Problems with this site? Please let us know

    Linux VPS Hosting by Star Dot Hosting