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    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

    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

    More Solidarity Marches with Gaza
    Protests in Israel and Egypt mark the first anniversary since Israel's attack on Gaza last winter

      January 6, 2010

    Gaza Freedom March in Israel
    International, Israeli, and Palestinian activists demonstrate around Gaza against Israeli imposed siege

      January 1, 2010

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