Trump's Job Promises are Fiction - Free Trade is Fiction, Too
Economist Heiner Flassbeck tells Paul Jay that neither a high tariff wall or neo-liberal free-trade will provide jobs and higher wages - but there are policies that will
DATE: 2017-02-21 | LENGTH: 17:07

In Sharp Contrast with Flynn, Trump Appoints Establishment Figure to NSC
Win Without War Coalition's Stephen Miles says H.R. McMaster's appointment is a real break with the recklessness of Michael Flynn, but the truth is that Trump is running a National Security Council politicized far beyond what it was under Bush
DATE: 2017-02-22 | LENGTH: 14:11

Trump Wants to Defeat ISIS By Using Policies that Gave Rise to It
Professor Sabah Alnasseri says that there's no way to resolve security, political or diplomatic issues in Iraq without cooperating with Iran
DATE: 2017-02-22 | LENGTH: 15:35

Whistleblower Teacher Says Defunded Public Schools Vulnerable to Mass Privatization
In TRNN's ongoing investigation into Baltimore schools, a teacher says the long-term trend of over-testing and starving public schools of funds has made them an easy target for controversial education secretary Betsy DeVos - Interview by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-02-21 | LENGTH: 21:40

Sentencing of Israeli Soldier for Killing of Palestinian Exposes Contradictions of Occupation
TRNN's Shir Hever explains how the military court put itself on trial
DATE: 2017-02-22 | LENGTH: 08:38

The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Bannon and Trump's Presidency
When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump's campaign from demise
DATE: 2017-01-12 | LENGTH: 24:59

Trump's Turn from Two-State Solution Sows Crisis for Fatah, Hamas
A one-state solution threatens the Palestinian government's raison d'etre, framed in the Oslo Agreements as an intermediary step towards an independent Palestinian state, explains TRNN correspondent Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-02-21 | LENGTH: 14:39

Ecuador Elections Appear Headed Towards Run-off
Despite Rafael Correa's success in improving infrastructure and social spending, the recent recession and attacks by private mass media have dampened enthusiasm for his former vice president Lenin Moreno
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 12:21

Cultivating Social Justice Work in West Baltimore
On the 50th anniversary of Malcolm X's death, Executive Producer Eddie Conway reports from West Baltimore where community organizers and political activists gathered to cultivate land for a community garden.
DATE: 2017-02-21 | LENGTH: 04:25

Empire Files: President Correa on His Legacy & Critics
In one of his last interviews before leaving office, host Abby Martin talks to Ecuador's President Rafael Correa about Trump, the global crisis of inequality, CIA plots and opposition in his own country. teleSUR
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 18:32

Baltimore Students Push For Statewide Styrofoam Ban
Following similar initiatives in cities across the country, city students are organizing to prohibit the use of this synthetic material in schools and business across Maryland
DATE: 2017-02-21 | LENGTH: 04:18

Survey Shows Support Growing For Palestinians Among Canadians
Dimitri Lascaris and Earl Washburn discuss a national survey that shows an increasing number of Canadians recognizing that Israel is violating the human rights of the Palestinian people and that the Canadian state is complicit
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 18:12

X: Malcolm's Final Years
Commemorating the 50th anniversary of his death, X Final Years re-examines the life and legacy of Malcolm X. Interviews include Angela Davis and Danny Glover. (Executive Producer Paul Jay, co-production with Telesur and support from the Bertha Foundation)
DATE: 2015-03-02

Steve Bannon Allies with Catholic Theo-Fascism Against Pope Francis (2/2)
Matthew Fox says Pope Francis is fighting against the fascist Catholic order Opus Dei and has demoted an American right-wing cardinal
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 16:08

Would Keith Ellison Pursue Reconciliation or Lead Insurgency Within DNC?
Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara says the political battles ahead must not be limited to Trump but should include a fight against establishment Democrats
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 21:39

Ecuador's Presidential Election is the "Stalingrad" of Latin America's Left
The outcome of the presidential election in Ecuador will determine the future of Latin America's left, argues political science Prof. Atilio Boron
DATE: 2017-02-19 | LENGTH: 16:58

How E.U.'s Migration Policy Enables Migrant Smuggling
Statewatch's Chris Jones says the European Union Border and Coast Guard Agency is less concerned with human rights and far more preoccupied with border control, surveillance and the interception of migrants
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 17:38

Trumponomics: Empowering Proto-Fascists
PERI's Gerald Epstein says that we need to understand Trump's economic policy as aimed at amassing as much power as possible in order to stifle opposition
DATE: 2017-02-20 | LENGTH: 08:26

Pope Francis Calls for Broad Front Against Tyranny and Savage Capitalism (1/2)
Matthew Fox and Paul Jay discuss the Pope's message to social movements and comparing the European far right and the rise of Trump to Hitler (1/2)
DATE: 2017-02-19 | LENGTH: 15:19

The Real Baltimore: Maryland Democrats Consider Blocking Cities From Raising Their Minimum Wage
In Episode Five, panelists Mary Pat Clarke, Marc Elrich and Carl Stokes discuss Maryland House Bill 317, a measure introduced by state Democrats that preempts cities from raising their minimum wages
DATE: 2017-02-19 | LENGTH: 20:50

TRNN Replay: Confronting Financialization on Steroids - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (8/8)
Mr. Lapavitsas says we must deeply reverse financialization and take on private ownership of banking and other critical sectors
DATE: 2014-06-01 | LENGTH: 23:25

Court Rules Newly Confirmed EPA Head Must Release Thousands of Emails
Republicans pushed to confirm Scott Pruitt before his communications with fossil fuel companies could be made public, says Nick Surgey of the Center for Media & Democracy
DATE: 2017-02-17 | LENGTH: 15:01

A Day Without Immigrants: Thousands Hold Boycotts and Demonstrations Against Trump
We bring you the voices of some of the thousands who are refusing to work, go to school, and shop and instead are rallying against raids and deportations carried out by the Trump administration
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 04:45

Trump and Netanyahu Acknowledge the Death of the Two-State Solution
Electronic Intifada's Ali Abunimah says there should be no territorial partition and forced segregation between Israelis and Palestinians, but instead a single democratic state that equally protects the rights of everyone
DATE: 2017-02-17 | LENGTH: 08:46

The Real Baltimore: Should Baltimore Raise its Minimum Wage to $15/HR by 2022?
In the fourth episode of The Real Baltimore, we examine a bill that would raise Baltimore's minimum wage to $15/hour by 2022, with council people Mary Pat Clarke, Marc Elrich and Carl Stokes
DATE: 2017-02-17 | LENGTH: 25:03

IMF Lent to Greece Knowing It Could Never Pay Back Debt
There's a real need for international debtor rights, says economist Michael Hudson
DATE: 2017-02-17 | LENGTH: 13:06

Trump's Tax Returns Key to Clarifying Russian Connections
Economist James Henry explains why we should take Deutschebank's findings about Trump's assets with a grain of salt
DATE: 2017-02-17 | LENGTH: 12:10

TRNN Replay: Financialization and the Collapse of European Social Democracy - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (7/8)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lapavitsas says Greece will face the choice between socialism or fascism
DATE: 2014-05-30 | LENGTH: 10:26

Did the Deep State Facilitate Flynn's Resignation?
Former FBI agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley says there's a difference between leaking and whistleblowing, and it's likely that the former took place in the ongoing power struggle between the deep state and the executive branch of government - Two - Part Interview
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 11:16

Upward Distribution of Wage Income Behind Social Security's Shortfall
CEPR's Dean Baker says Republicans often omit the role of stagnant wage growth in the discussion around the growing deficit in this social insurance program
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 12:18

Lockout of Honeywell Workers Signals Broader Corporate Offensive Against Collective Bargaining
Professor Paul Mishler, who organized a rally in support of UAW workers in Indiana, says there's a need for community support for labor struggles and tactics outside of traditional collective bargaining -Two-Part Interview
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 12:39

In the Trump Era, Is Canada's Trade Relationship with the U.S. a Blessing or a Curse?
Following the first meeting between U.S. President Trump and Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau, Nora Loreto discusses the future of US-Canada relations.
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 16:42

As Opposition Mounts to Cash Bail in MD, Industry Wines and Dines
The Real News was there as protesters gathered at a high-priced steak house where the bail business plied politicians with food and liquor to stop reform efforts
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 06:42

EU-Canada Trade Deal Will Undermine Domestic Regulations
Trade deals like CETA are in part a result of undemocratic policymaking, says Global Justice Now's Jean Blaylock
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 10:47

Can Somalia's New President Help Rebuild the Country?
Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed faces many challenges posed by war lords, the war on terror, and U.S. intervention, says professor Abdi Samatar
DATE: 2017-02-16 | LENGTH: 10:36

Trump Detains First DREAMER, Sparking Fears of Deportations Among DACA-Protected Immigrants
Protests are underway demanding the release of 23-year old Daniel Ramirez, who arrived in the United States as a child and obtained protections under Obama's Deferred Action program
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 01:51

Millionaire Fast-Food CEO Puzder Withdraws Name From Labor Secretary Nomination
In an earlier interview with The Real News Network, Teofilo Reyes of Restaurant Opportunities Center United said Andrew Puzder is an opponent of the minimum wage and workers protections
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 10:35

Flynn's Resignation Won't Stop Trump Admin. From Targeting Iran
Ben Norton, reporter for Alternet's Grayzone Project, discusses the fallout from the resignation of Trump's National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. Three-Part Interview
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 09:45

The Whole Bushel: Working Artists
Baltimore rapper Eze Jackson sits down with three local artists: Vito Cash, Love the poet, and Scott Paynter. The three discuss what it means to be artists in a working class city, and how Baltimore's art reflects the life of the city.
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 29:22

New Whistleblower Teachers Say Baltimore Schools Designed to Fail to Speed Privatization
In a follow-up exclusive interview with another Baltimore school teacher, TRNN delves deeper into the threats to public education that involve over testing, defunding of the arts, and the preference for charter schools
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 16:11

Trump's Immigration Order Sets Barriers on Fighting Deportation at the Local Level
Erika Andiola says citizens can help protect undocumented communities by pushing elected officials to their states and cities to declare sanctuary status
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 12:07

Vaughn Correctional Center Inmates Rose Up Against Decades of Oppression
The rioters who took hostages at the Delaware prison were rising up against policies that "are meant to sound reasonable," but are really "extremely repressive," says Kim Wilson
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 12:16

On Valentine's Day, Baltimore Restores Free Bus Passes For Students
Corporations, nonprofits and citizens raised tens of thousands of dollars to restore free bus passes for students to attend after school programs but advocates knowledge its a temporary fix to a systemic problem of under-funding city school services
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 05:19

Rattling the Bars: The Unconstitutional Practice of Life Without Parole
Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Legal Activists and Family members of incarcerated persons advocating for policy that would take the power of parole out of the Governor's jurisdiction and allow parole boards to make the ultimate decision.
DATE: 2017-02-15 | LENGTH: 07:57

TRNN Replay: 40% of Profits Buys A Lot of Politicians - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (6/8)
Mr. Lapavitsas says that during the financial crisis the power of the state was mobilized to save finance
DATE: 2014-05-28 | LENGTH: 12:58

Steve Mnuchin, Who Played Key Role in Foreclosure Crisis, Confirmed As Treasury Secretary
Former financial regulator Bill Black says that a Mnuchin-owned bank made hundreds of billions of dollars of fraudulent mortgage loans that caused a financial catastrophe
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 12:04

DNC Chair Candidates Downplay Split Between Sanders Coalition and Wall St. Democrats
While many are calling the race between top contenders for chair of the Democratic National Committee Tom Perez and Keith Ellison an extension of Clinton vs. Sanders, candidates at this weekend's forum seemed to prioritize politeness and consensus over the question many think is tearing the Democrats apart
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 07:01

How Trump Could Widen Divisions Within the Republican Party
Other countries might begin to see opportunities to take advantage of the Trump administration due to its glaring inexperience, says Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 09:46

Secretive Proceedings Over CETA Trade Deal Draw Public Ire
With the European parliament set to vote on CETA this week, Jean Blaylock of Global Justice Now says the deal has little to do with trade, but instead emphasizes deregulation, privatization and increased corporate control over the economy
DATE: 2017-02-14 | LENGTH: 13:55

TRNN Replay: Is Financialization Necessary for a Modern Economy? - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (5/8)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Lapavitsas says modern capitalism requires financialization, but productive growth in the interests of the majority of people does not
DATE: 2014-05-27 | LENGTH: 17:55

Hundreds In Baltimore March Against ICE Raids and Deportations
TRNN's Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the activists, organizers and elected officials that took part in today's march against ICE raids and deportations
DATE: 2017-02-13 | LENGTH: 05:31

Empire Files: Post-Soviet Russia, Made in the U.S.A.
Abby Martin interviews Mark Ames, an American journalist who spent a decade reporting from Russia and witnessed the country's transformation from an American "colony" to it's "number one threat."
DATE: 2017-02-13 | LENGTH: 27:14

Daughter of Undocumented Parents Speaks Out As Hundreds March in Baltimore Against ICE Raids
A preview of our full report on Baltimore march against ICE raids happening nationwide
DATE: 2017-02-12 | LENGTH: 01:05

50 Years Later, Film on Algerian War of Independence Continues to Inspire Freedom Struggles (1/2)
Sohail Daulatzai, author of "Fifty Years of The Battle of Algiers: Past as Prologue," sits down with former Black Panther Eddie Conway to discuss why the 1966 movie remains highly influential in the age of the war on terrorism and authoritarian capitalism
DATE: 2017-02-05 | LENGTH: 14:14

Behind Romania's Protests, A Struggle Between Unaccountable Judiciary and Corrupt Politicians
CriticAtac co-editor Florin Poenaru says Romania's political crisis is likely to deepen after the protests begin to recede
DATE: 2017-02-12 | LENGTH: 10:47

As Tensions Rise Between Greece and its Creditors, Is Grexit Back on the Table? (3/3)
Former SYRIZA MP Costas Lapavitsas responds to the argument that the costs of transitioning from the Euro to a drachma would outweigh the benefits
DATE: 2017-02-12 | LENGTH: 10:13

Public Citizen Lobbyist: Kellyanne Conway Broke the Law
If the White House continues to pedal their own business interests and refuse to resolve conflicts of interest, it may cost them the next election, says Craig Holman
DATE: 2017-02-12 | LENGTH: 15:59

TRNN Replay: The Financialization of Big Business - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (4/8)
Mr. Lapavitsas says that capitalists have learned how to make huge profits without producing anything useful
DATE: 2014-05-25 | LENGTH: 13:24

Hundreds of Hopkins Students Rally as ACLU-MD Files New Lawsuit Against Muslim Ban
TRNN spoke to organizers and the executive director of the ACLU-MD just before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against Trump
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 04:39

Rebuking Trump, U.S. Appeals Court Upholds Suspension of Muslim Travel Ban
Center for Constitutional Rights Executive Director Vince Warren says the court rejected arguments Trump's actions are beyond judicial review
DATE: 2017-02-09 | LENGTH: 09:09

How U.S. States and Cities Can Take on Climate Change in Spite of Trump's Denialism
Daphne Wysham warns that a carbon tax plan proposed by Republican elder statesmen would roll back critically important environmental regulations
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 14:07

Communities Resist Deportation as Trump Moves to Rip Families Apart
TRNN Reporter Oscar Leon speaks to the family of Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos and their attorney
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 06:47

How Money Bail Imprisons People For Being Poor - And What Can Be Done About It
Bail reform advocates in Maryland are pushing legislation which will eliminate money bail, a key step they say in broadening movement to eliminate jail time for people who cannot afford to pay
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 11:51

Trump's Remarks on Media Overlook US State Terrorism
Donald Trump is right in the sense that the corporate media does not cover terrorism committed by the United States and its allies, says author Beau Grosscup
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 11:52

Solar Created More Jobs in 2016 Than Oil, Gas and Coal Combined
Carbon Tracker Initiative's Luke Sussams says the dropping costs of renewable energy could see global demand for oil and coal peak by 2020
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 10:39

As Tensions Rise Between Greece and its Creditors, Is Grexit Back on the Table? (2/3)
Former SYRIZA MP Costas Lapavitsas explains that, so long as Greece remains in the Eurozone, it will not be able to reverse austerity and direct its fiscal policy towards unemployment.
DATE: 2017-02-10 | LENGTH: 19:58

Billions Divested from Banks Backing Dakota Access Pipeline
Thousands rally across the country to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline as two city councils have voted to divest billions from the project
DATE: 2017-02-09 | LENGTH: 06:35

Attempts to Silence Elizabeth Warren Backfire on GOP
Warren's reading of Coretta Scott King's 1986 letter shed light on Jeff Session's prosecution of voting rights activists and highlighted the need for massive opposition against the future Attorney General, says attorney Kamau Franklin
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 12:56

Miami May Not Survive Climate-Driven Sea Level Rise
A trillion-dollar coastal property real estate bubble could burst as sea level rise begins to pose an imminent threat, says's Joseph Romm
DATE: 2017-02-09 | LENGTH: 16:47

Cruz's Plan to End State Regulation of Health Insurers Would Nationalize Worst Market Practices
Responding to the Sanders-Cruz debate, CEPR's Dean Baker says the Republican's plan would deprive sick people of their ability to afford healthcare care
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 12:22

Empire Files: US-Russia Relations in "Most Dangerous Moment"
Dr. Stephen Cohen tells host Abby Martin that the real alarming danger today is "a new, multi-front Cuban missile crisis."
DATE: 2017-02-09 | LENGTH: 22:16

Trump Administration Preparing for Deeper Involvement in Yemen
The recent failed US Navy Seal raid shows that the Trump administration's plans for Yemen will contribute to making the horrific humanitarian crisis there worse, says CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin
DATE: 2017-02-09 | LENGTH: 11:15

Behind the Scenes of the Investigation of Pocomoke's 1st Black Police Chief
Recently unsealed court documents reveal defendants in Kelvin Sewell's discrimination lawsuit worked closely with state prosecutors to produce charges against the former Baltimore homicide supervisor
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 06:19

EPA Employees Speak Out Against Pruitt and Trump's Anti-Science Agenda
Sierra Club's Jack Darin and PEER's Jeff Ruch say that the workers who toil in anonymity are now on the streets protesting against Trump's nominee and the threats to public and environmental health posed by the administration
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 13:10

Emmett Till in Israel: How False Allegations of Rape Are Used to Lynch African Refugees and Palestinians
Top officials implicated in sex crime scandals occupy top positions within Israeli state, says journalist David Sheen
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 14:12

Opponent of Public Schools Now Leads Federal Education Policy
Karen Dolan of the Institute for Policy Studies says Betsy Devos is likely to seek the rollback of protections for children in public schools and pursue pro-charter policy without adequate accountability standards
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 13:09

Army Approves Final Permit for Dakota Access Pipeline Without Assessing Environmental Impact
Nick Tilsen, Executive Director of Thunder Valley Community Development Corp, says the decision reflects the long history of the U.S. government ignoring treaties and environmental protections
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 12:26

Maryland Democrats Spar Over Measure Blocking Baltimore Minimum Wage Hikes
The contentious hearing involving state and local Democrats took place the day after a majority of Baltimore's city council said it supports raising its minimum wage to $15 by 2022
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 09:54

As Tensions Rise Between Greece and its Creditors, Is Grexit Back on the Table? (1/3)
By focusing on serving an unsustainable debt rather than addressing high unemployment, Syriza has set the stage for a right-wing victory in future elections, says former parliamentarian Costas Lapavitsas
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 16:18

Israel Announces Expansion of West Bank Colonization Amid Rise in Corruption Scandals
Political economist Shir Hever says the consequences of recent legislation will lead to a deterioration in foreign relations and deliver a major blow to the nation's culture industry
DATE: 2017-02-08 | LENGTH: 09:33

US Public Is Waking Up To Islamophobia, But Will the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals Follow?
Dr. Maha Hilal says that Trump's Muslim ban is another attempt to criminalize followers of Islam and justify further violence against Middle Eastern nations
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 11:57

'We Will Step Up For Our Kids': Education Advocates Vow to Resist Betsy DeVos
Kristerfer Burnett says he's disappointed that Congress did not step up as city schools continue to suffering from major funding shortfalls
DATE: 2017-02-07

TRNN Replay: Food, Speculation and Parasitical Trading
Bart Chilton Pt.2: Massive spikes in price of food, oil, natural gas and silver cannot be the result of supply and demand
DATE: 2011-08-16 | LENGTH: 09:29

Lies Promote Trump's Economic War Against Iran
Trump's National Security Advisor Michael Flynn's accusation that Iran's ballistic missile test violated a UN resolution is not backed by any evidence, and Press Secretary Spicer's allegation of an Iranian attack on a U.S. ship is a complete fabrication - Paul Jay interviews Ben Norton
DATE: 2017-02-03 | LENGTH: 13:05

Why Trump's Threat to Defund the Palestinian Authority Worries Israel
Neither Israel, Saudi Arabia, or Jordan want to see the emergence of a grassroots liberation struggle in the Palestinian territories, says TRNN correspondent Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 12:30

Baltimore Whistleblower Teacher Part II: 'I Could Lose my Job for Standing up for These Kids'
In the second part of our exclusive interview, a Baltimore teacher says one of the biggest obstacles to reform is threats to employees who tell the truth about the chaotic conditions inside city schools
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 23:13

Baltimore Introduces $15 Min. Wage Bill Ahead of State Hearing on Measure Blocking Such Measures
Baltimore gears up for a showdown with a trio of state-level Democrats who want to strip cities of the ability to control minimum wage and sick days
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 05:41

With Trump's Ban in Limbo, Two Brothers Rejoice in Reunion
Tareq and Ammar Aziz were deported to Ethiopia after the immigration ban was first imposed, but have since reunited with their father at Dulles International Airport in Virginia following the temporarily stay
DATE: 2017-02-06 | LENGTH: 06:28

Will Correa's Party Survive Ecuador's General Elections?
President Rafael Correa has not built a movement in Ecuador capable of mobilizing in support of his chosen successor and current vice president Lenin Moreno, says TRNN correspondent Greg Wilpert
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 08:11

Right-Wing Extremism and Canadian National Security Policy Both Embrace the Image of the 'Muslim Threat'
Describing the Quebec mosque shooting as 'senseless' avoids the connection between extremist violence against Muslims and draconian national security policy, says Azeezah Kanji
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 08:40

'Geriatric Gulags': Most Sentences of Life With Parole Mean 'Die in Prison'
Incarceration rates remain high in the United States because people are kept behind bars there for far longer than any other country in the world, says The Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford
DATE: 2017-02-07 | LENGTH: 12:15

Baltimore Whistleblower Teacher Says 'All Systems Down' in City Schools
Longtime educator gives an inside view of deplorable conditions and poor learning environment as city officials prepare to layoff nearly 1000 employees to address budget deficit crisis.
DATE: 2017-02-03 | LENGTH: 19:57

Trump Attacks Climate Science to Defend Interests of U.S. Capital
The revolt of Canadian scientists against former prime minister Stephen Harper can serve as a model for U.S. scientists facing Trump's attacks on climate research, says professor Chris Williams
DATE: 2017-02-06 | LENGTH: 13:35

Federal Court Clears Way for Juvenile Lifers' Challenge to Maryland Parole System
Ruling Suggests Current Scheme Unconstitutional as it Denies "Meaningful" Chance for Release Regardless of Individual Merit; Operates Like System of Clemency
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 16:34

California Struggles with Groundwater Depletion Following End of Drought
Climate change will result in more rainfall and less snowfall, leading to flooding in the winter and shortages in the summer, says Pacific Institute's Heather Cooley
DATE: 2017-02-06 | LENGTH: 11:24

Leading Candidate for French President Hit By Scandal
Left-wing candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon could face a very popular right-wing candidate in Marine Le Pen; if victorious, Melenchon would find himself surrounded by hostile actors like Syriza did when they took power in Greece, says Renaud Lambert
DATE: 2017-02-03 | LENGTH: 11:26

Rattling the Bars: The Case of the Omaha Two
In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with freelance journalist Kietryn Zychal about political prisoners Ed Poindexter and David Rice
DATE: 2017-02-06 | LENGTH: 14:16

New Republican Strategy: Acknowledge Climate Change, Obscure Human Role
Professor Chris Williams says the definition of climate denial should not be limited to Republican's rejection of scientific fact; it should include the refusal to take the necessary course of action, as exemplified by the Obama presidency
DATE: 2017-02-05 | LENGTH: 15:08

Deaths in U.S. Raids Enable Al-Qaeda's Rising Influence in Yemen
CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin says Trump will continue U.S. policy that enables Saudi Arabia to commit atrocities in the region
DATE: 2017-02-05 | LENGTH: 08:38

TRNN Replay: Growing Up in the Greek Police State - Costas Lapavitsas on Reality Asserts Itself (1/8)
Mr. Lapavitsas, author of 'How Finance Exploits Us All', traces his own political development, coming of age during the Greek dictatorship
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