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Why didn't Kurdish Forces Fight Back the Iraqi Invasion​ of Kirkuk?
The Iraqi military quickly conquered the oil-rich area of Kirkuk in an effort to block Kurdish statehood. But why didn't Kurdish forces put up more of a fight? TRNN speaks with Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for the Independent
DATE: 2017-10-16 | LENGTH: 11:51

 
Venezuelan Regional Election: Opposition Claims Fraud in Areas They Won
The Governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela won 17 out of 23 governor races in Sunday's regional vote, prompting the opposition to claim fraud once again, without evidence. Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanlaysis.com analyzes the situation
DATE: 2017-10-16 | LENGTH: 10:32

 
Florida Governor Declares State of Emergency Ahead of Alt-Right Leader's Speech
The University of Florida has taken several measures that benefit white supremacist Richard Spencer and his alt-right group ahead of their October 19 event on campus
DATE: 2017-10-16

 
On Iran, Trump Follows Iraq War Neocons
In sabotaging the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump is listening to -- and following the playbook of -- the neocons behind the Iraq war, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson
DATE: 2017-10-17 | LENGTH: 21:07

 
Climate Change Has Doubled Area Hit By Forest Fires
Dr. John Abatzoglou and Dr. LeRoy Westerling explain how a warming earth has exacerbated the impact of forest fires, and how climate action could save lives
DATE: 2017-10-17 | LENGTH: 09:25

 
Many Parties Complicit in Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing
The persecution of Rohingya Muslims goes beyond religious intolerance, says Dr. Elizabeth Hurd, professor of politics at Northwestern University
DATE: 2017-10-17 | LENGTH: 10:00

 
The Nina Turner Show: The Role of the Protestor with Erica Garner
Erica Garner talks to Nina Turner about how the loss of her father, Eric Garner, galvanized her activism for police accountability, and how she came to support Bernie Sanders
DATE: 2017-10-16 | LENGTH: 13:41

 
Firing Back at Trump's War on Immigrants, California Becomes First 'Sanctuary State'
Assemblyman David Chiu, who authored bills that protect undocumented immigrants at home and at work, says attacks on immigrants undermine public safety
DATE: 2017-10-15 | LENGTH: 13:18

 
As the Rich Get Richer, Public Schools Suffer
During a hearing on how to create more equitable funding for public schools in Maryland officials revealed how tax breaks for wealthy developers in Baltimore could threaten future funding
DATE: 2017-10-16 | LENGTH: 05:57

 
Low-Wage Workers Demand Better Wages and Working Conditions
The 'National Workers Conference to Organize the Fightback' met in Chicago Oct. 6-8, to share experiences and to launch a new solidarity network
DATE: 2017-10-14 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
Empire Files: Rosa Clemente & Abby Martin - No Savior in 2020
Renowned Afro-Latinx leader Rosa Clemente sits down with Abby Martin to discuss her experience running for Vice President, organizing in the Trump era, advice for new activists, identity politics and more
DATE: 2017-10-16 | LENGTH: 26:12

 
Real Media: The Value of Data
Tom Fisher of Privacy International talks to Real Media about why and how companies are able to exploit users' personal data
DATE: 2017-10-16 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
Decertifying Iran Deal, Trump Escalates His War
President Trump's decertification of the Iran nuclear deal and targeting of the Revolutionary Guard is a dangerous escalation, says Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 11:50

 
Nina Turner on Bernie at the Women's March, Trump's ACA Sabotage, and More
The former Ohio state senator and current president of Our Revolution addresses the controversy over Bernie Sanders' upcoming speech to the Women's March convention; Trump's new sabotage of Obamacare; the finale of "The Nina Turner Show," and more
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 23:25

 
US and Israel Show UNESCO their Anti-Palestinian Bias
The U.S. and Israel are pulling out of UNESCO over what they call an 'anti-Israel bias,' but the move may actually underscore their bias towards basic Palestinian rights. Meanwhile, Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have reached a new unity deal
DATE: 2017-10-14 | LENGTH: 15:30

 
Driscoll Fruit is Being Boycotted Because of Slave-Like Labor Conditions on Farms
Driscoll employs slave-like labor conditions for fruit pickers and should thus be boycotted say activists on both sides of the US-Mexico border
DATE: 2017-10-15 | LENGTH: 07:40

 
'Kids Who Know Everything': Baltimore Youth Hit the Airwaves
Baltimore educator Valencia Clay has created a new educational TV show called 'Kids Who Know Everything,' which gives Baltimore youth a chance to voice their opinions on issues related to race, crime, and poverty
DATE: 2017-10-15 | LENGTH: 17:46

 
1st Edition: Marilyn Mosby Recalls Racists Attacks After Charges in Freddie Gray Case
On the inaugural podcast of The Afro's 1st Edition, Sean Yoes speaks with Baltimore's State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby about her role in charging the six police officers implicated in Freddie Gray's death and the ensuing pushback
DATE: 2017-10-15 | LENGTH: 19:03

 
The Whole Bushel: TT the Artist
Eze Jackson sits down with "Baltimore Club Queen" TT the Artist to discuss being women in a male dominated music industry, how money impacts artistic production, and her love for Baltimore Club music
DATE: 2017-10-15 | LENGTH: 26:17

 
Real Media: Councils, Kickbacks, and the KCTMO
Financial journalist Joel Benjamin discusses evidence passed to the Grenfell inquiry regarding the connections between KCTMO ex-Councilor Tom Fairhead, Rona Fairhead, Council Tax Rebate schemes, and HSBC
DATE: 2017-10-15 | LENGTH: 12:28

 
Better Disaster Preparedness Saves Lives and Money
Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness questions why we spend so much money on relief when there are much greater cost savings in disaster mitigation
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 14:30

 
Climate Change and Fire Suppression Fuel Deadliest Blazes in California History
Professor Matthew Hurteau says 100 years of fire suppression and human-caused climate change are fueling California's historic wildfires
DATE: 2017-10-14 | LENGTH: 07:41

 
Colombian State Escalates Violence Against Activists
Coca cultivation and the lack of alternatives to escape poverty continue to lie at the root of the ongoing violence in Colombia, despite the peace accords, explains Mario Murillo of Hofstra University
DATE: 2017-10-14 | LENGTH: 18:01

 
Trump's Obamacare Sabotage Burdens the Sickest
President Trump's new effort to undermine Obamacare through "association plans" would increase the healthcare costs of those who need it most, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 10:30

 
Trump Threatens the Aid that Puerto Rico Needs
President Trump has threatened to withdraw federal emergency workers from the Puerto Rico as much of the island remains in dire straits, says Julio Lopez Varona of Make the Road Connecticut
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 07:13

 
Clean Energy is a 'Powerful Engine of Job Opportunity'
Contrary to what EPA chief Scott Pruitt says, investing in clean energy 'is an enormous source of job creation relative to maintaining our fossil fuel economy,' says economist Bob Pollin
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 16:26

 
Potential Fed Chair Kevin Warsh: A 'Classic Trump Pick'
President Trump's consideration of Kevin Warsh to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve would be a typical Trump appointment: a wealthy, well-connected investment lawyer with a terrible track record, says economist Dean Baker
DATE: 2017-10-13 | LENGTH: 14:18

 
Progressives Protest Democrat Senator: Retire or Support Single-Payer
Progressive activists protested outside Senator Dianne Feinstein's fundraiser in Beverly Hills kicking off her re-election campaign
DATE: 2017-10-13

 
US-Cuba Relations Unravel as State Dept Alleges 'Sonic Attack'
While the accusations against Cuba sound like 'something out of a bad sci-fi film,' the consequences of reducing diplomatic staff in Havana and Washington DC have serious consequences for relations between the two countries, explains Prof. Michael Bustamante
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
In Historic Step, Banking Giant Cuts Ties With Tar Sands
Greenpeace's Keith Stewart discusses the huge step by BNP Paribas to move away from tar sands and divest from 'the dirtiest project on the planet'
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 09:09

 
'Unprecedented' California Wildfires: 21 Dead, More than 500 Missing
Despite studies linking increasing wildfires to climate change, the Trump administration scrapped an important Obama-era climate regulation this week--just as deadly wildfires spread across Northern California
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 03:37

 
US Nuclear Upgrade Began Before Trump
Trump reportedly asked to expand the US nuclear arsenal tenfold, but a dangerous upgrade already began before he took office, says Hans Kristensen of the Federation of American Scientists
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 17:39

 
Trump Targets Hezbollah, and ISIS May Benefit
The Trump administration is offering a bounty on two Hezbollah leaders and making unfounded warnings of a potential attack by the group "on the homeland." Author and Trinity College professor Vijay Prashad says the US targeting of Hezbollah may ultimately benefit groups like ISIS
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 20:18

 
Can Trump's Tax Reform Raise Household Income by $4,000?
During a rally in Harrisburg, PA, Trump claimed that his tax reform would raise incomes by $4,000 per household. Economist Dean Baker disputes that tax breaks generate greater economic activity and thus raise incomes as Trump claims
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 04:40

 
UK Activist Convicted Under Terror Law for Refusing 'Digital Strip-Search'
The British anti-terrorism measure Schedule 7 has just been used to convict Muhammad Rabbani for an offense that has nothing to do with terrorism: refusing to give authorities his computer password
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 12:34

 
Will Blue State MD Allow Voters to Decide on Legal Pot?
A proposed referendum to allow voters to decide if pot should be legalized faces an uphill battle in a state wedded to racially biased marijuana policies
DATE: 2017-10-12 | LENGTH: 05:31

 
A Way Out for Spain and Catalonia?
The Catalan leadership has stopped short of declaring independence from Spain, calling instead for talks with the Spanish government. We speak to Fusion host Nando Vila and Professor Sebastiaan Faber of Oberlin College
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 15:13

 
Anti-Nuclear Group Wins Nobel Peace Prize as US Arsenal Expands
As the Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to a group that was instrumental in pushing through the landmark UN treaty banning nuclear weapons, the U.S. has quietly made its nuclear arsenal even more lethal
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 14:22

 
Judge Reconsiders Gag Order in J20 Case
First amendment issues at stake in a hearing to reassess a protective order that prohibits defendants arrested during Inauguration protests to share discovery evidence
DATE: 2017-10-11 | LENGTH: 06:57

 
Trump Race-Baits, NFL Kneels
Donald Trump is continuing a long tradition of attacking prominent African-Americans, and the NFL is caving to his demands, says historian Gerald Horne
DATE: 2017-10-10 | LENGTH: 10:47

 
Scrapping the Clean Power Plan Won't Bring Back Coal
EPA chief Scott Pruitt declared 'the war on coal is over,' but the loss of coal jobs had nothing to do with the Clean Power Plan, and repealing it is simply a 'shameful giveaway to profit-driven polluters,' says Food & Water Watch's Wenonah Hauter
DATE: 2017-10-10 | LENGTH: 10:53

 
Protests Erupt Over Massive ICE Deportation Raids
Attendees of the National Workers' Conference joined activists at Gary/Chicago International Airport to protest the Trump administration's sweeping deportations of undocumented immigrants
DATE: 2017-10-10 | LENGTH: 05:30

 
Democracy in Crisis: Coincidence and Quantum Politics in the Age of Trump
What 'War and Peace,' umbrellas and anti-fascists tell us about the way we understand the world
DATE: 2017-10-11

 
Trump Blames Leftists For Unpopularity of Columbus Day
Donald Trump sent out an email to supporters on October 8, claiming liberals and leftists were erasing the history of Christopher Columbus
DATE: 2017-10-11

 
Trump's EPA to Roll Back Obama's Clean Power Plan
EPA head Scott Pruitt's decision has been called a handout to profit-driven polluters that sacrifices the future of the planet
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 04:07

 
Will Congress Help Trump Kill the Iran Deal?
President Trump is just days away from his expected decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal, leaving the deal -- and a whole lot more -- in the hands of Congress, says scholar William Beeman
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 08:31

 
Does the US Deserve President Donald Trump?
In this live interview, Danny Katch, author of 'Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People,' discusses how direct action impacts politics, from immigrant rights demonstrations to the NFL players' protests
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 24:09

 
Racist Graffiti Spray-Painted on Muslim City Council Candidate's Campaign Billboard
City Council Candidate in Raleigh, North Carolina, Zainab Baloch, discusses Islamophobia and her campaign fighting against it
DATE: 2017-10-10

 
FBI Report Targets Black Activists
The FBI terrorism unit's report warning that 'black identity extremists' are a violent threat is only the latest in a long tradition of targeting black activists, says the Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford
DATE: 2017-10-10 | LENGTH: 12:09

 
Labour Expels Jewish Anti-Zionist for 'Anti-Semitism'
Moche Machover, an Israeli-born mathematician, philosopher and radical activist, received an expulsion letter from the Labour Party for his article, 'Anti-Zionism Does Not Equal Anti-Semitism'
DATE: 2017-10-10 | LENGTH: 12:44

 
Puerto Rico Faces a Medicaid Crisis
On top of the devastating impact of recent hurricanes and an ongoing debt crisis, Puerto Rico's Medicaid funding will run out as early as the end of the year unless Congress acts explains CEPR's Mark Weisbrot
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 10:48

 
Document Shows D.C. Police Threw More Than 70 Grenades at Inauguration Protesters
MPD documents show the extent of police weaponry used against largely peaceful protesters in response to "black bloc" on Inauguration Day, raising questions about their own crowd control policies
DATE: 2017-10-09

 
Maryland Governor Seeks to Keep Barrier to College for Ex-inmates
A bill that would allow returning citizens to exclude their criminal record from initial college applications was vetoed by MD Gov Larry Hogan, now supporters want legislators to override it
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 03:50

 
Real Media: Rona Fairhead, HSBC and the BBC
Real Media interviews HSBC whistleblower Nicholas Wilson about the UK's newly appointed International Trade Minister Rona Fairhead and her controversial past as BBC Trust chair and HSBC director
DATE: 2017-10-09 | LENGTH: 11:36

 
Macron Leans Further Right as His Popularity Tanks
As French President Emmanuel Macron continues his push for a stronger EU, it's becoming 'very clear that his agenda is a traditionally right-wing, pro-business agenda,' says author and journalist Laura Raim
DATE: 2017-10-08 | LENGTH: 11:41

 
UK Household Debt has Reached Unsustainable Levels
Consumer and student debt in the UK have reached unprecedented levels and are a warning that austerity could lead to a new financial crisis, explains Edward Smythe of Positive Money
DATE: 2017-10-08 | LENGTH: 10:58

 
How Does Dental Care Fit Into the Healthcare Debate?
'We need to not just cover an infection or a big-time emergency, but also comprehensive care and preventative care,' says activist and dentist Javad Aghaloo of the Sage Initiative
DATE: 2017-10-08 | LENGTH: 13:53

 
Iraqi Kurdistan: A Regional Flashpoint
Professor Vijay Prashad, of Trinity College, explains why Iraq and its neighbors are so concerned about the Kurdish independence referendum that took place on Sept. 25
DATE: 2017-10-07 | LENGTH: 15:43

 
Trump Targets Iran Deal and Hints at War
Amid news he will go to Congress to decertify Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal, Donald Trump called a gathering of military leaders Thursday night "the calm before the storm"
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 11:54

 
Trump Moves to Repeal Climate Rules Despite Extreme Weather
The Trump administration is set to rescind the regulations, which aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from power stations, despite a scientific consensus linking recent devastating storms to climate change
DATE: 2017-10-07 | LENGTH: 07:12

 
Ecuador VP Arrested for Corruption as Divisions Deepen Within Governing Party
The Odebrecht corruption scandal enveloping Ecuador's Vice President Jorge Glas is related to a conflict between former President Correa and current President Moreno, both from the same party. But how much of the scandal is about corruption, and how much of it is political?
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 12:57

 
Rebuking Trump, Nobel Prize Goes to Group That Opposes Nuclear Weapons
"No right hands for the wrong weapons" - Nobel Peace Prize Winner ICAN
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 02:24

 
20-Week Abortion Ban Bill Treats Abortion as Issue of Criminality, not Healthcare
Jenny Brown of National Women's Liberation says that if representatives are concerned about pain, they should support access to health care and not force women into labor
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 13:14

 
Real Media: Challenging the Narrative with Grenfell MediaWatch
Toyin and Angie from Grenfell MediaWatch discuss the misleading stories and PR campaigns surrounding the Grenfell Tower disaster, and what justice would look like to them
DATE: 2017-10-07 | LENGTH: 14:51

 
Trump Plans to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal
Before decertifying the Iran nuclear deal, the US should approach the UN Security Council and the P5+1 with evidence that Iran is not in compliance, says professor Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-10-05 | LENGTH: 08:05

 
Over 300 Arrested in St. Louis: It's About More Than Police Brutality
ACLU organizer Mustafa Abdullah says police brutality and economic inequality are deeply intertwined in St. Louis, Missouri
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 14:08

 
Pot Arrests Grow Despite Increasing Support for Legalization
The FBI's latest local law enforcement report reveals arrests for marijuana-related offenses grew slightly in 2016, despite the fact that most Americans think pot should be legal
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 07:23

 
People Power Defeats an Oil Pipeline in Canada
Indigenous and environmental groups are celebrating TransCanada's cancellation of the Energy East tar sands pipeline, and setting their sights on the next fight
DATE: 2017-10-05 | LENGTH: 08:16

 
Puerto Rico Suffers as Debt Vultures Linger
The White House has already walked back President Trump's suggestion of debt relief for Puerto Rico, threatening more draconian austerity
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 10:33

 
Colombian Government and Second Rebel Group Implement Ceasefire
Colombia's National Liberation Army, the ELN, and the government of Colombia implement a ceasefire agreement after 50 years of war. Peace negotiations are now underway, with the aim of eliminating violence from politics, explains the ELN's head negotiator, Pablo Beltran
DATE: 2017-10-06 | LENGTH: 16:15

 
Senator Warren: Equifax Profits from Data Hack While Consumers Pay the Price
Economist Bill Black says he's skeptical that either Equifax or its former CEO Richard Smith will be held accountable for the breach that affected an estimated 145.5 million people
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 10:13

 
Did the Russians 'Meddle' Just for Clicks?
After an uneventful Senate intelligence update, Max Blumenthal unpacks the latest on Russiagate and raises the possibility that alleged Russian attempts to sow social media 'chaos' were just troll-farm clickbait
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 20:22

 
Should Social Media Ads Be Regulated?
The Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation into alleged Russia's interference in the U.S. election has raised the larger question of how to handle social media advertising, particularly false or misleading ads
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 09:11

 
Supreme Court Set for Momentous New Term
Trinity College professor Kevin McMahon explains how the new partisan balance of the court and big issues on the agenda are likely to make this a very important term
DATE: 2017-10-05 | LENGTH: 11:25

 
Trump's Tax Plan Helps Wall Street, Not Main Street
'It should be called the Leona Helmsley tax plan,' says economist Michael Hudson. 'Only the little people will pay taxes'
DATE: 2017-10-05 | LENGTH: 11:09

 
U.S. Dirty Energy Depends on Subsidies and Climate Denial
Fossil fuel subsidies are costing U.S. taxpayers $20 billion each year says Janet Redman, U.S. Policy Director of Oil Change International and principal author of a new report entitled "Dirty Energy Dominance: Dependent on Denial"
DATE: 2017-10-05 | LENGTH: 09:40

 
Trump Consoles Las Vegas Survivors, But Refuses to Address Gun Control
Trump's visit to Las Vegas contrasted sharply with his visit to storm-ravaged Puerto Rico just a day earlier
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 04:20

 
Amid Flurry of Tax Breaks for Developers, Equitable Housing Law Languishes
A Real News investigation of the city's inclusionary housing law reveals that despite a consensus change is needed, little has been done to fix it
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 05:28

 
Gun Laws Save Lives, But the Gun Lobby Prevails
As more details emerge on the Las Vegas massacre, Rebecca Peters discusses how gun control, like the kind she helped win in her native Australia, helps prevent mass shootings
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 13:19

 
Can the Spain-Catalan Crisis Be Resolved?
The only way to diffuse the situation would be for Madrid and Catalonia to sit down and discuss a serious reform of Spain's constitution--but current Spanish leadership is unlikely to take that step, says Oberlin professor Sebastian Faber
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 13:09

 
New Study Says Extreme Climate Change Preventable
Oxford University climate scientist Richard Millar says right-wing climate deniers have misrepresented his research, and that the 1.5-degree Celsius warming limit is not yet a geophysical impossibility
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 19:45

 
Big Capital May Punish the UK For Corbynomics
City of London financial expert and Marxist economist Michael Roberts says much is to be gained from the economic proposals of Jeremy Corbyn. However, Big business is likely to punish any government seeking to move away from the "Neoliberal consensus"
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 14:41

 
Real Media: Property Rights, Deregulation and Think Tanks (2/2)
Open Democracy's Laurie Macfarlane talks about the UK government's deregulation strategy and its effects on housing, as well as the influence of think tanks on national debate and an explanation of the 'positive feedback loop'
DATE: 2017-10-04 | LENGTH: 10:07

 
Hamas and Fatah​ Meet in Gaza: Will They​ Strike a​ Unity​ Deal?
A number of regional changes have weakened Hamas, making the group more open to reconciliation with its Fatah rivals, says award-winning journalist Daoud Kuttab
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 12:55

 
Trump Goes to Puerto Rico
Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, President Trump came to the island with bizarre comments and paper towels.
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 02:50

 
Catalonia Strikes Over Suppression of Independence Vote
Tens of thousands took to the streets to oppose a police crackdown that left hundreds hospitalized
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 02:20

 
The US is Backing Saudi War Crimes in Yemen
Col. Larry Wilkerson says many Republicans are ready to cross the aisle to stop the war in Yemen as the Saudis are using US position-guided missiles to bomb port side cranes that offload food and water during a cholera epidemic
DATE: 2017-10-02 | LENGTH: 10:26

 
This Week in Russiagate: Facebook and Black Lives Matter
The response to reports of Russian-linked Facebook ads reveals the disdain by elite pundits and lawmakers to dissenting voices like Black Lives Matter, says Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 10:03

 
Trump Pushes Coal and Wants the Public to Pay For It
Mary Anne Hitt, Director of the Sierra Club's Beyond Coal Campaign, says Secretary of Energy Rick Perry's new proposal would change US energy landscape for the worse
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 13:48

 
Empire Files: Israelis Speak Candidly to Abby Martin About Palestinians
On the streets of Jerusalem, Abby Martin interviews Jewish Israeli citizens from all walks of life. In several candid interviews, disturbing comments reveal commonly-held views about Palestinians and their future in the region
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 23:14

 
Join The Dots: What's the Deal? Brexit, Arms and Corporate Power
Real Media's senior editor Kam Sandhu and investigative journalist Matt Kennard discuss UK Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox - his history and ties to US corporations, what this means for Brexit negotiations and what's it's really like inside the world's largest arms fair
DATE: 2017-10-03 | LENGTH: 25:11

 
Trump Refuses to Address Gun Control After Worst Mass Shooting in US History
Few details have emerged about the shooter, identified as local resident Stephen Paddock
DATE: 2017-10-02 | LENGTH: 03:07

 
Spanish Police Attack Voters During Catalan Independence Vote
Mayor of Barcelona and others called for Spain's Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy to resign in the wake of police violence against Catalonia citizens during Sunday's vote, in which 90% voted in favor of independence
DATE: 2017-10-01

 
A Challenge to the Saudi's War on Yemen?
The United Nations has overcome Saudi Arabian opposition to establish a human rights probe of the war on Yemen, just as Congressmembers seek a debate over the critical US military role
DATE: 2017-10-02 | LENGTH: 08:51

 
Trump Blames People of Puerto Rico for Their Suffering
On Saturday Trump launched a racially-tinged attack on Puerto Rico's mayor who has attacked the administration's inadequate relief efforts
DATE: 2017-09-30 | LENGTH: 04:27

 
Real Media: The UK Obsession with Property Rights (1/2)
Open Democracy's Laurie Macfarlane on the recent history of UK property ownership, the obscene rise in property values that is mirrored in rent increases and personal debt, and some possible solutions to consider
DATE: 2017-10-02 | LENGTH: 11:39

 
Trudeau's UN Indigenous Rights Speech Rings Hollow at Home
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau 'can talk a really good game, but at the end of the day, he's not doing anything substantive to make any changes' for indigenous people in Canada, says Pamela Palmater of Ryerson University
DATE: 2017-10-01 | LENGTH: 15:25

 
Puerto Rico Can't Rebuild Under Debt and Austerity
Puerto Rico's recovery hinges on reversing the neoliberal policies that crippled the island before Hurricane Maria, says economist Mark Weisbrot
DATE: 2017-10-01 | LENGTH: 08:36

 
Workers Must be in the Driver's Seat to Combat Climate Crisis
The labor movement needs to provide a clear analysis of who is responsible for climate change, so that the powerful don't take advantage of crises to blame "the other," explains Sarita Gupta, the executive director of Jobs With Justice
DATE: 2017-10-01 | LENGTH: 06:45

 
Bernie Sanders' Critics Often Hide Behind Anonymity
Many of Bernie Sanders' harshest critics quoted in the mainstream media hide behind shields of anonymity.
DATE: 2017-10-01

 
  

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