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Priests to Pope: Stop the Sexism
A group of excommunicated priests staged a die-in Wednesday morning in protest of the Vatican's refusal to let women take leading roles in the church

  September 25, 2015

Progressive Halo or Wholly Rhetoric?
Feminist theologian Mary E. Hunt discusses whether the hype around the Pope's visit deserves the unbridled enthusiasm of the media and progressive community.

  September 22, 2015

International Women's Day: How We Discuss Rape in India and the World
University of Cambridge Professor Priyamvada Gopal discusses the banning of film in India that highlights the brutal gang rape and murder of a 23-year-old Indian student, but also critiques it for failing to connect sexual violence to other oppressive social practices

  March 8, 2015

Indian Indigenous Activist and Journalist Dayamani Barla In Her Own Words
Dayamani Barla speaks to the Real News about her work, activism and her hopes for the future indigenous struggles in India

  October 3, 14

Bolivia Passes Gender Violence Law
Legislation seeks to combat high levels of violence against women

  October 3, 14

State of the Working Woman
Jenny Ahn: Unionized women workers do better than unorganized; All working women need access to universal daycare

  March 8, 2013

The VP Debate: What They Didn't Talk About
The moderator didn't question the right of US to project global power; no discussion about the cause of the crash or the the power of the big banks

  October 3, 14

True Cost of Chevron in Angola
Sizaltina Cutaia, Program Manager at Open Society Institute in Angola on the impact of Chevron

  July 5, 2012

True Cost of Chevron in Nigeria
Emem Okon on the uprising of women in the Niger Delta and the impact of oil giants on traditional communities

  July 4, 2012

Supreme Court Sides with Corporatization of Medicine
Dr. Flowers: Decision strengthens the role of private insurance companies and makes the fight for Medicare for All more difficult

  June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Decision Good, But Fight for "Medicare For All" Continues
DeAnn McEwen: Supreme Court and health act only a step towards real health care for all

  June 28, 2012

Egyptian Men and Women Protest Sexual Harassment
After several violent attacks against women in the heart of the revolutionary Tahrir Square, male and female activists organized a protest against an issue that is rarely talked about in Egypt.

  October 3, 14

Removing Gov. Walker Necessary, but Wisconsin Mass Movement Must Reorganize
A Commentary by Colette Brown: Recalling Walker is important, but it isn't good to lose momentum by diverting all energy into the recall campaign to elect a Democrat

  October 3, 14

Israel and Women's Disobedience
Social TV: Israeli women who disobey the movement restrictions the state is forcing on the Palestinians are being threatened and made targets of investigations of the police

  October 3, 14

A Wall St. Tax and an Independent Workers Movement
Rose Ann DeMoro and Robert Pollin: There is little will in Washington for a financial transaction tax because Wall St. has "occupied the White House"

  October 3, 14

If Ann Romney's Child Rearing is Work, Should All Care Givers Be Compensated?
Nancy Folbre: Raising children is socially valuable work, social programs that support it are a form of payment

  May 3, 2012

Bahrain Protestors Clash with Police at Citizen Journalist's Funeral
Reem Khalifa: Brutal repression of democracy movement continues as F1 race will go ahead in Bahrain

  April 15, 2012

Doha Debates on Women's Rights After Arab Revolutions
This House believes women will be worse off after the Arab revolutions

  April 15, 2012

Palestinian on Hunger Strike "in Mortal Danger"
Hanaa Shalabi, a Palestinian prisoner under Administrative Detention without charge or trial enters 36th day of her hunger strike

  October 3, 14

Iraq Nine Years Later: Poverty and Violence Continue
Sahar Issa: In spite of growing oil revenues most Iraqis live without water, power and housing

  February 20, 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

Haitian Workers Demand Living Wage
TRNN Replay: Post earthquake industries imposing pay below minimum wage

  March 9, 2012

Palestinian Film Breaks Ground on Women's Issues
First film in the Arab world to deal with sexual assault of women and girls released in Israel/Palestine

  March 8, 2012

A Glimpse into Rural Egypt
Support for Muslim Brotherhood and Military Council widespread despite growing economic insecurity plaguing the country

  March 8, 2012

Pakistan Cracks Down on Internet Activism
Sana Saleem: Pakistan plans Chinese style firewall to block activists

  March 8, 2012

Women Fight Religious Segregation in Israel
Secular vs religious tensions rise as women fight segregation in Jewish Halacha law

  October 3, 14

Supreme Court to Hear Massive Wal-Mart Case
AP: On Tuesday the Supreme Court will hear a lawsuit from women who say they were systematically discriminated against by retail giant Wal-Mart.

  March 29, 2011

What Is Japan's Nuclear Worst Case Scenario?
Bob Alvarez: Many factors could still cause a "worst case" nuclear event in Japan

  April 2, 2011

US Spent Nuclear Fuel Largest Concentration Of Radioactivity On Planet
Bob Alvaraz: US has 71,000 metric tons of spent nuclear fuel that is not properly protected

  March 26, 2011

Spent Nuclear Fuel - The Real Danger?
Harvey Wasserman: In Japan and around the world problem of storing spent nuclear fuel still not solved; Could be another Chernobyl

  March 15, 2011

Libyan Women March in Support of Rebellion
Women march in Benghazi, Libya on International Women's Day

  March 10, 2011

Libyan Rebels Hold Ra's Lanuf
Jihan Hafiz reports from Brega, Libya

  March 7, 2011

TRNN EXCLUSIVE: Pro-Gaddafi Forces Attack Brega
Jihan Hafiz speaks to resistance fighters in Brega, Libya

  March 5, 2011

Cuts to the EPA Could Stifle Economic Growth
Brent Blackwelder and Bill Drayton discuss the history of the EPA over the past four decades and the EPA's role in the US economy

  October 3, 14

TRNN EXCLUSIVE: Liberated Libya Rejects US Intervention
On the streets of liberated Benghazi people say no to McCain, Lieberman and any US intervention

  March 1, 2011

TRNN Exclusive: Report From Liberated Benghazi, Libya
A revolution without leaders and tens of thousands of volunteers

  February 26, 2011

The Women of Tahrir Square
NDTV: A crucial part of the victory were women, dressed in black burqas as well as universal blue jeans

  February 16, 2011

Speculation And The Frenzy in Food Markets
The fight over financial regulation affects global food prices

  February 16, 2011

Military in Power Has Not Been Good For Us
Ethar El-Katatney, a staff writer for Egypt Today, tells CNN: "We may be a little too optimistic about military; we must keep going forward"

  February 11, 2011

North Dakota Tells Wall St. Not Only Game in Town
Yves Smith: State-owned bank a model that publicly-owned banks can work

  February 11, 2011

Reaganomics Was Pro Business, Not Pro 'Free Market'
Yves Smith on Reagan Centennial: President Reagan broke unions and intervened in the market when big business required it

  February 5, 2011

Waiting for Justice in Haiti: One Year Later Part 6
Josette Perard : On the ground experience helps provide recommendations to help with Haiti's recovery

  February 26, 2011

Waiting for Justice in Haiti: One Year Later Part 5
Alexis Erkert Depp: Lack of options and resources leaves thousands of displaced Haitian citizens living in dehumanizing conditions.

  February 26, 2011

Waiting for Justice in Haiti: One Year Later Part 4
Maricia Jean : Women in Haiti are subjected to violence and rape post the earthquake due to a lack of infrastructure.

  February 26, 2011

Waiting for Justice in Haiti: One Year Later Part 3
Manolia Charlotin: The media's portrayal of Haiti and what you can do to increase accountability. A call to ask questions.

  February 26, 2011

Waiting for Justice in Haiti: One Year Later Part 2
Gina Ulysse: Rushing to action is not the solution to Haiti's problems. Talking is action and Haitians need to be included in the conversation.

  February 26, 2011

One Year Later, Life no Better in Haiti
Nicole Lee: Stability of markets depends on countries like Haiti remaining poor, Europe, US' commitment is to their own subsidies only

  January 12, 2011

The Recession is Also a Mancession
Nancy Folbre: Men are losing jobs faster than women

  December 16, 2010

Stimulus And Tax Cuts Not a Long-Term Solution
Yves Smith: Stagnant and low wages must be addressed for real economic growth

  December 26, 2010

WikiLeaks and the Post 911 World - Coleen Rowley and Peter Dale Scott
The 200k Challenge Live Webcast

  December 8, 2010

WikiLeaks: Canadian Climate Change Coverup
Daphne Wysham: WikiLeaks cables reveals Canadian government covering up tar sands info

  December 7, 2010

Foreclosures on People Who Never Missed a Payment
Yves Smith: Mortgage service industry makes more money from foreclosures than restructuring debt

  December 20, 2010

End the Fed as we know it
If Jane D'Arista were President, here's what she would do with the Fed

  December 23, 2010

Parasitical Capital Not Lack of Gold the Problem
Jane D'Arista: Head of World Bank suggestion return of gold standard is grasping at straws

  November 18, 2010

The Turkey Votes for Thanksgiving
Banks to Cash-In Again on New Fed Plan Pt.2 with Naked Capitalism's Yves Smith

  November 10, 2010

Banks to Cash-In Again on New Fed Plan
Naked Capitalism's Yves Smith: Fed's $600 B cash injection may do no more than increase banker profits

  November 9, 2010

Most Minimum Wage Earners Can't Afford Necessities of Life
TRNN Replay - Jeannette Wicks-Lim: A proposal to combine minimum wage and earned income tax credit policies to guarantee a decent living wage

  December 31, 2010

Most Minimum Wage Earners Can't Afford Necessities of Life
TRNN Replay: Jeannette Wicks-Lim: A proposal to combine minimum wage and earned income tax credit policies to guarantee a decent living wage

  December 31, 2010

What's Next for Climate Change Policy?
Daphne Wysham: New phase of grassroots activism needed

  November 4, 2010

Obama Must Fight for Workers and the Poor
Heather C. McGhee: Lesson of election is Obama must fight for a direct jobs program

  November 3, 2010

Dems Get Hammered in Ohio
Ellen Ratner: Ohio voted to punish Dems for economic crisis

  November 3, 2010

US and Iran Prop Up Unconstitutional Gov in Iraq
Sahar Issa: Violence may break out against violation of election results in Iraq

  October 3, 14

Reaction to Wikileaks in Iraq
Sahar Issa: Iraqis scoff at notion that only 100,000 civilians died in war

  October 28, 2010

Helen Thomas on Her Resignation and Middle East
Thomas: Israel should get out of Occupied Territories; White House Correspondents Assoc. out of line

  November 15, 2010

Gaza-Bound Convoy Leaves UK
Bashi: While Israel eased Gaza closure, only 40% of imports enter, and export is banned

  September 23, 2010

The Int'l Effort to Criminalize War
Debate about "crime of aggression" at conference of jurists from international tribunals

  September 19, 2010

UN Secy Gen Ban Ki-Moon issued his 2nd assessment of Israel's investigations into its 2008 Gaza attack

  August 23, 2010

Journalist Jonathan Cook and Israeli human rights lawyer Michael Sfard on apartheid & Israel

  August 17, 2010

President Obama and the Teachers
Karen Lewis: Obama's "Race to the top" means a lot of students will be losers

  August 4, 2010

US Schools Face Perfect Storm
President Obama and the Teachers pt2 - Karen Lewis talks to Paul Jay

  August 5, 2010

President Obama and the Teachers
TRNN Replay - Karen Lewis: Obama's "Race to the top" means a lot of students will be losers

  August 4, 2010

Escalating criticism of Israel led its security establishment to declare a PR war on "delegitimization"

  August 3, 2010

Testimony 3 from the G-20-Reports from witnesses and subjects of police actions

  July 1, 2010

Toronto G20- Reports from witnesses and subjects of police action - testimony #1 from Queen and Spadina

  June 30, 2010

REPLAY: Response in Israel to aid ship attack
Israeli officials and media say attack on Gaza flotilla that left nearly 20 dead was in self-defense

  June 1, 2010

REPLAY: Response in Israel to aid ship attack
Israeli officials and media say attack on Gaza flotilla that left nearly 20 dead was in self-defense

  June 1, 2010

Response in Israel to aid ship attack
Israeli officials and media say attack on Gaza flotilla that left nearly 20 dead was in self-defense

  June 1, 2010

Speaking to Israelis on the Nakba
For this year's Nakba Day, May 15th, TRNN asks Israelis what they know about the history of '48.

  May 19, 2010

The IMF's mid-life crisis Pt.2
Ilene Grabel: IMF considers dropping opposition to capital controls for emerging economies

  May 19, 2010

The IMF's mid-life crisis
Ilene Grabel: IMF seeks new image but has one set of policies for rich countries and another for poor

  May 18, 2010

Israel lifts gag order on new arrests
Two Israeli activist leaders of Palestinian origin were secretly arrested in recent weeks.

  May 11, 2010

Indirect talks begin in Middle East
U.S. envoy to Middle East, George Mitchell, begins shuttling between Ramallah and Jerusalem Friday.

  May 7, 2010

Euro on way to a crash?
Jayati Ghosh: The future of the eurozone itself is now at stake

  April 22, 2010

No Indian Miracle
TRNN REPLAY Jayati Ghosh: 110 million living well, hundreds of millions in abject poverty

  April 24, 2010

Global food bubble on the way?
Jayati Ghosh: Food prices set to surge due to Wall Street speculation

  May 5, 2010

Global food bubble on the way? Pt.2
Jayati Ghosh: We have to ban finance speculation that does not physically hold food commodities

  May 6, 2010

Can US dollar remain world's currency?
D'Arista: US dollar as world's reserve currency is great if you own a bank; not much good for Main St.

  April 14, 2010

Can US dollar remain world's currency? Pt.2
Jane D'Arista: Big states will defend dollar, but private capital may move to precious metals and oil

  April 15, 2010

Can US dollar remain world's currency? Pt.3
Jane D'Arista: System depends on US as importer of last resort but wages too low and credit not there

  April 16, 2010

Can US dollar remain world's currency? Pt.4
D'Arista: The world wants a new reserve currency - would be good for Americans too

  October 3, 14

Israel's shock doctrine
OECD finds Israel has biggest poverty rate of developed world. Economists blame neo liberal reforms.

  April 11, 2010

Palestinian teens killed as tensions rise
Four Palestinian youth were killed this weekend in the West Bank. Army deny live ammo despite evidence

  March 24, 2010

The fight against Israeli "impunity"
How universal jurisdiction is used as a tool to bring to court Israeli leaders accused of war crimes

  March 12, 2010

Helen Thomas on gender and journalism
DC's most experienced journalist on Feminism, McCarthyism and the White House Press Corps

  April 1, 2010

Helen Thomas on White House Press Corps
Thomas: Most press rolled over and played dead during Bush years, press was gung-ho to go to war

  March 28, 2010

Helen Thomas on her one question for Obama
DC's most experienced journalist says Obama lost credibility when he dodged question on Israeli nukes

  October 3, 14

Russell tribunal says sanction Israel
Russell Tribunal on Palestine concludes the EU should sanction Israel until violations stop

  March 8, 2010

Hebron Palestinians protest closures
For five consecutive days Palestinians in Hebron protest closures and Israeli new Heritage plan

  February 28, 2010

The Goldstone Report returns
Israel, Palestinians conduct "disappointing" investigations of war crimes' allegations, UN responds

  February 12, 2010

Inside Israeli land grabs
TRNN speaks to settlers, Palestinians, and experts to understand land confiscation in OP

  January 28, 2010

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