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Trump's FCC Goes to War on Net Neutrality
A new plan unveiled by Federal Communications Commission chair Ajit Pai would repeal hard-fought net neutrality rules that uphold equal internet access. Can Pai's effort be stopped?
DATE: 2017-11-23 | LENGTH: 10:16

 
After Collapse of Coalition Talks, What's Next for Germany?
"The problem is that many people in Germany are really sick of all the old parties; they don't believe any of them, they're unhappy and dissatisfied," says author and journalist Victor Grossman
DATE: 2017-11-23 | LENGTH: 16:02

 
Detective Murdered Day Before he was to Testify Against Dirty Cops
Police Commissioner says that as of now the department has no evidence that the murder of Detective Sean Suiter was motivated by his impending testimony
DATE: 2017-11-23

 
Investigation Reveals Cannibalism, Hepatitis at Major Turkey Supplier Turkey Supplier
Direct Action Everywhere released findings of abhorrent conditions at an industrial farm that supplies of one of the country's largest turkey sellers
DATE: 2017-11-22

 
Why is the US Media and Foreign Policy Establishment Targeting Russia?
The antagonism towards Russia by U.S. media and foreign policy elites goes far beyond allegations of Russian interference in the U.S. elections
DATE: 2017-11-21 | LENGTH: 06:49

 
Thanksgiving and America's Farm Workers
Frank Bardacke: Farm workers unions became dependent on Democratic Party politics
DATE: 2011-11-22 | LENGTH: 07:58

 
The Demonization of Russia by Media and Foreign Policy Elites
Paul Jay talks with Larry Wilkerson, part 1
DATE: 2017-11-23 | LENGTH: 13:16

 
Piketty: The Market and Private Property Should Be The Slaves of Democracy
TRNN Producer Lynn Fries hosts an extended interview with Thomas Piketty about his widely acclaimed Capital in the 21st Century
DATE: 2014-05-15 | LENGTH: 30:17

 
Activists Crash Press Conference to Challenge Trudeau on Climate Policy
Former Trudeau supporters Hayley Zacks and Jake Hubley were arrested after confronting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his support of the Alberta tar sands and approval of the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, despite posturing as a 'climate crusader'
DATE: 2017-11-22 | LENGTH: 14:27

 
Activists Rally for $12M Youth Fund for Black-Led Groups Fighting Inequity
At a time of record violence, the proposal would award millions annually to community-led organizations working to uplift Baltimore youth and address the root causes of violence
DATE: 2017-11-21 | LENGTH: 05:49

 
J20 Defendant's Diary: Day 1
On November 20, prosecutors and defense made opening remarks; manager of Au Bon Pain, bike cop testify
DATE: 2017-11-22

 
Report: Civilian Death Toll in Iraq 31 Times Higher Than US Claims
U.S. officials repeatedly tout the bombing campaign against ISIS in Syria and Iraq as the most precise in history, but a new investigative article in the New York Times Magazine, co-authored by Anand Gopal, tells a different story
DATE: 2017-11-21 | LENGTH: 14:12

 
Standing Rock Water Protectors Deliver Petition to Drop Remaining NoDAPL Charges
Standing Rock leaders delivered a petition of 55,000 signatures to the Morton County State Attorney Office this week
DATE: 2017-11-22

 
Trump Raises Fears About Nukes, But US Anti-War Movement Is Lacking
'It's not that Americans are less intelligent than other people, it's that the U.S. imperial system is accepted by most Americans without them really thinking about the nature of that system,' says Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford
DATE: 2017-11-22 | LENGTH: 10:36

 
The Anti-Iran Axis Tries to 'Blackmail' Palestine
The Trump administration's threat to close the PLO mission in Washington, DC is part of a wider US-Israel-Saudi effort to assert regional dominance, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies
DATE: 2017-11-21 | LENGTH: 18:45

 
Saudi Financial Crisis at Heart of Princely Rage
The severe financial crisis and foreign policy failures ​are making Prince Mohammed bin Salman increasingly belligerent, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-11-20 | LENGTH: 14:14

 
Mugabe's Resignation May Present New Opportunities for Zimbabwe
The military coup in Zimbabwe and a leadership crisis within the ruling party has created an opportunity for a "national transitional authority," which may be the best option for long-oppressed Zimbabweans, says Horace Campbell of the University of Ghana
DATE: 2017-11-18 | LENGTH: 26:03

 
Digital Superpowers Poised To Increase Global Inequities Under the Label of E-Commerce
Public forum sheds light on dangers ahead for most countries by the push for comprehensive deregulation backed by big players at the forefront of new technologies like Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
DATE: 2017-11-20 | LENGTH: 20:03

 
Democracy in Crisis: A Global Antifascist Movement
Heather Heyer and Pavlos Fyssas are heroes to European antifascists. Why not here?
DATE: 2017-11-21

 
Why is Police Brutality Against Women So Often Overlooked?
Women's experiences with police violence are often absent from the discussion about police brutality. TRNN's Taya Graham and Stephen Janis discuss the issue with attendees of the National Women's Studies Association Conference in Baltimore
DATE: 2017-11-21 | LENGTH: 06:54

 
At First J20 Trial, Prosecution Falls Flat
At the first mass trial of some 200 people over the J20 anti-Trump Inauguration Day protest, the prosecutor acknowledged that there is no evidence that the six defendants damaged property. So why do they face 60 years behind bars?
DATE: 2017-11-21 | LENGTH: 09:51

 
Russiagate 'Experts' Include Bigots and Frauds
Max Blumenthal of Alternet's Grayzone Project reveals that several influential so-called "experts" on Russiagate have sketchy pasts and an agenda to silence dissenting voices
DATE: 2017-11-20 | LENGTH: 11:41

 
Trump's New Cold War Hurts Ordinary Cubans
The State Department announced a tightening of the US economic embargo against Cuba, which hurts average Cubans and reverts to failed Cold War policies, explains Cuba specialist Professor Sujatha Fernandes
DATE: 2017-11-20 | LENGTH: 09:27

 
From Argentina to Greece: The Legacy of Che Guevara
Che Guevara's childhood friend Calica Ferrer and Greek filmmaker Thimios Kakos discuss Che Guevara's legacy for the left in Latin America and Greece
DATE: 2017-11-20 | LENGTH: 10:39

 
Young Voters Turn to Socialism as Solution
Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant discusses the surge of Democratic Socialists of America, reforming the Democratic Party, opposing Trump, and fighting corporate power at the local level
DATE: 2017-11-20

 
Keystone XL Pipeline Approved in Nebraska After Major Dakota Spill
The Trump administration gains a victory as regulators in Nebraska approve controversial pipeline
DATE: 2017-11-20

 
Report: Investing in Clean Energy Would Boost NY's Economy
A 40% reduction in New York's carbon emissions by 2030 is "extremely ambitious, but it is achievable," says PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin
DATE: 2017-11-19 | LENGTH: 15:35

 
RT Crackdown Escalates New Cold War and Threatens Press Freedom
The U.S. government's forced designation of RT America as a "foreign agent" is part of a dangerous effort to brand dissenting views as "Russian disinformation," says The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel
DATE: 2017-11-19 | LENGTH: 08:38

 
Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against Israel: How Effective Is It?
The Israeli government, which adopted a very aggressive counterstrategy, "likes to believe it is somehow winning the fight against BDS," but that view is "quite delusional," says Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti, who co-founded the BDS movement
DATE: 2017-11-19 | LENGTH: 18:05

 
Collective Action Key to Fighting Sexual Harassment
When women organize to fight back against sexual harassment, they're more effective and better protected than when they go it alone, says Jacobin's Alex Press
DATE: 2017-11-19 | LENGTH: 14:43

 
J20 Activists go to Trial This Week
Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Industrial Workers of the World organizers about the current status of their court case dealing with protests at Trump's inauguration
DATE: 2017-11-20 | LENGTH: 11:41

 
As US Fuels War Crimes in Yemen, House Says US Involvement is Unauthorized
Overwhelming support for the nonbinding resolution, which passed the House 366-30, shows opposition to Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen is growing, but more pressure is needed to stop U.S. involvement, explains economist Mark Weisbrot of CEPR
DATE: 2017-11-17 | LENGTH: 14:23

 
Autopsy: An Analysis of What Went Wrong with the Democratic Party in 2016
Norman Solomon, one of the co-authors of the "Autopsy" report, discusses where the Democratic Party went wrong and what it needs to do to win a progressive majority
DATE: 2017-11-17 | LENGTH: 22:39

 
Harvey Weinstein Hired Israeli Spies to Silence His Victims
The disgraced film producer contracted the firm Israeli firm Black Cube to spy on his accusers. Journalist and best-selling author Max Blumenthal says that's no surprise given Israel's role as a "leading expert on repression"
DATE: 2017-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:31

 
Divided Congress Unites to Spend $700B on Military and War
House Democrats and Republicans have approved a nearly $700 billion military spending bill, almost $100 billion more than President Trump and the war profiteers he's appointed had sought
DATE: 2017-11-18 | LENGTH: 09:26

 
Canada's Extradition Law Condemns Hassan Diab to a Kafkaesque Ordeal
Criminal lawyer Donald Bayne discusses France's refusal to release his client, Canadian Professor Hassan Diab, who was investigated for the 1980 Paris Synagogue bombing
DATE: 2017-11-18 | LENGTH: 19:48

 
Trump's CFPB Pick Will Likely Spell Bad News for Consumers
The good news is that President Trump has been slow to nominate heads for regulatory agencies, says white-collar criminologist Bill Black. The bad news is that Trump will pick someone eventually to replace Richard Cordray
DATE: 2017-11-17 | LENGTH: 14:08

 
Barghouti: Cambridge's Interference in BDS Event is 'Ludicrous'
Cambridge University threatened to shut down an event about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, citing concerns about the Palestinian moderator's neutrality. BDS founder Omar Barghouti says it's a "slippery slope towards McCarthyism on campus"
DATE: 2017-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:52

 
Wasserman Schultz Ally Resigns Amid Allegations of Creating 'Creepy' Work Environment for Women
Billionaire donor, Florida Democratic Party Chair Stephen Bittel, resigns from position he won in controversial election
DATE: 2017-11-17

 
FCC Clears Way for Right-Wing Sinclair to Broadcast in 70% of American Homes
The ruling allows Sinclair's purchase of Tribune to go forward, furthering the local media giant's stranglehold on local media
DATE: 2017-11-16

 
TRNN Replay: The Story Behind Keystone XL Pipeline Amendments
An estimated 210,000 gallons have spilled from the Keystone Pipeline today. For more context we replay our interview with Food & Water Watch's Sam Schabacker and journalist Steve Horn, where they discussed the interests behind the amendments and how another Enbridge pipeline was being planned under the radar
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 15:15

 
Q & A on the Struggle in the Democratic Party with Norman Solomon
Part 2 of the discussion between Paul Jay and Norman Solomon, the author of the report "Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis"
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 14:29

 
Norman Solomon and Paul Jay discuss the Struggle in the Democratic Party
The report "Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis" comes at the time of Donna Brazile's book and raises the question: Should progressives fight within the Democratic party, and if so, how?
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 21:35

 
Target Plans Shutdown of Major Community Store
Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Agzja Carey, a former employee of Target, who argues the shutdown was not due to lack of profitability.
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 13:35

 
Trump's Crackdown on RT Met by Media, NGO Silence
The Justice Department's move forcing RT America to register as a foreign agent has received little to no criticism, or in some cases notice, from prominent media outlets and civil liberties groups. We speak to author and journalist Max Blumenthal
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 14:54

 
Judge Declares Mistrial in U.S. Senator Bob Menendez's Corruption Case
The jury was unable to reach a verdict on Democrat Senator Bob Menendez's 18 charges
DATE: 2017-11-16

 
Democrats Push to Help Predatory Payday Lenders
A bipartisan bill being pushed by Democrats in the House and Senate would help payday lenders circumvent state regulations on interest rates.
DATE: 2017-11-16

 
Brazilian Women Protest Legislation that Could Ban Abortion
A constitutional amendment in Brazil has passed a key committee in the legislature and, if passed, would criminalize all abortions, even in cases of rape and risk to the mother's life. Mike Fox reports from Brazil
DATE: 2017-11-15 | LENGTH: 03:52

 
Is Canada a 'Rogue Nation' on Climate Change?
Canada can't fight climate change and continue with the Alberta oil sands project, says David Bleakney of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers, speaking from the COP23 in Bonn, Germany
DATE: 2017-11-15 | LENGTH: 19:53

 
Can Congress Stop Trump From Going Nuclear?
The Senate has held a hearing on a topic it hasn't taken up in more than four decades: the President's authority to launch nuclear war. William Hartung of the Center for International Policy discusses nuclear policy in the Trump era
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 10:24

 
GOP Tax Plan Would Scrap 'Individual Mandate' and Raise Premiums
Senate Republicans' tax reform proposal and their plans to repeal the individual mandate are the "same sort of cynicism," says economist Dean Baker
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 08:56

 
Police Shootings of Native Americans are Underreported and Rising
The Native American population suffers from higher rates of police shootings, but this is generally underreported because the incidents often occur in remote areas, explains Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report
DATE: 2017-11-16 | LENGTH: 08:40

 
Is Greek Democracy Dead?
Panagiotis Lafazanis, former leader of Syriza's Left Platform and current leader of Popular Unity, says Greece has become a protectorate of the Troika
DATE: 2017-11-15 | LENGTH: 26:44

 
Is Carbon Trading Just a License to Pollute?
Market-based pollution credit schemes undermine environmental laws and disproportionately affect lower-income neighborhoods and communities of color, says Food & Water Watch's Scott Edwards
DATE: 2017-11-15 | LENGTH: 16:24

 
Controversial Cop on Trial Board Calls Process Further Into Question
The presence of Capt. Charles Thompson on the disciplinary board of Brian Rice, the highest-ranking officer charged in the Freddie Gray case, raises red flags
DATE: 2017-11-15

 
House Democrats Help Republicans Pass $700B in Military Spending
A record spending bill overwhelmingly approved by the House on Tuesday authorizes $700 billion for the U.S. military.
DATE: 2017-11-15

 
What Happened to Trump's Trade War With China?
Despite all his posturing, President Donald Trump's maiden trip to China was mostly just symbolic, says author and scholar Jeffrey Wasserstrom
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 16:26

 
Spreading The Word
Mothers Of Murdered Sons And Daughters offers space to deal with grief
DATE: 2017-11-15

 
Co-Author of 'Manufacturing Consent', Edward S. Herman, Dies at 92
TRNN Replay: On the occasion of the passing of author and friend of the Real News Network Edward S. Herman, we replay our interview from the 25th anniversary of 'Manufacturing Consent', that he co-authored with Noam Chomsky
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 15:30

 
Congress and Oil Industry Collude to Charge Anti-Pipeline Activists With Terrorism
The American Petroleum Institute has crafted a letter, signed by 84 members of Congress, suggesting that anti-pipeline activists should be charged with domestic terrorism. DeSmog Blog's Steve Horn says it's just one of many instances of a government-industry alliance against green activists
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 14:56

 
Jeff Sessions testifies before House Judiciary Committee
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is likely to face questions about the Russia investigation
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 49:53

 
Activists Disrupt White House's Pro-Coal Panel at Bonn Climate Summit
Investigative journalist Steve Horn breaks down the special interests behind the Trump administration's pro-fossil fuel presentation at COP23
DATE: 2017-11-14 | LENGTH: 10:00

 
Getting Rid of New York's Fake Democrats
A group of 9 rogue Democrats in the New York State Senate caucus with the Republican Party in exchange for perks, preventing progressive legislation from being voted on
DATE: 2017-11-14

 
Housing Activists Argue for New Community Land Trust Plan
As Baltimore's TIF debt mounts, activists seek $20 million for affordable housing
DATE: 2017-11-14

 
Questioning the Narrative of Increased Youth Violence
City Councilmember Bill Henry and public defender Jenny Egan call for increased youth services, not more policing
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 21:05

 
Saudi Arabia Threatens Famine, Genocide in Yemen
To achieve its goals and defeat the Houthi rebels, Saudi Arabia is pushing Yemen into what the UN warns could be the worst famine in decades. We speak to scholar Asher Orkaby of Harvard University
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 16:16

 
Sanders Keynote at Economists for Peace & Security Event
Sander's speech is expected to deal with how wealthy interests influence and constrain our foreign policy debates
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 25:05

 
An Idea-Starved Democratic Party Tries to Recycle Joe Biden
Democratic Party donors are getting excited about Joe Biden running for President in 2020
DATE:

 
Democracy in Crisis: Conspiracy Theories
The government's case sets lowbar for conspiracy charges on eve of this week's J20 trial
DATE:

 
US People's Delegation Defies Trump at Bonn Climate Summit
Thanu Yakupitiyage of 350.org and Katia R. Aviles-Vazquez of It Takes Roots report from Bonn, Germany on the People's Climate Summit, and how grassroots groups are confronting the U.S.'s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 17:32

 
Aleksandr Buzgalin On The Centenary of the Russian Revolution
The spirit of the revolution is still alive and the centenary is being celebrated in Russia by the democratic left, it is convening people from the former soviet republics and the world
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 14:40

 
History Behind the News - Replay: The Modern History of Lebanon
Traboulsi: Wealthy elites directly control government, indebted the state to their own banks
DATE: 2010-04-30 | LENGTH: 11:18

 
Empire Files: Decentralized Disaster Relief Fills Void
After uncovering total failure by the U.S. government to meet the needs of communities suffering in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Abby Martin meets the people who filled the void. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2017-11-13 | LENGTH: 25:57

 
Is Waiting for Coal Jobs a Mistake?
President Trump has repeatedly promised to bring back coal jobs, and as a result, some miners are holding off on retraining programs. But is there a future for coal? We speak to economist Bob Pollin of PERI
DATE: 2017-11-12 | LENGTH: 12:22

 
Burn Pits and Betrayal: How the U.S. Poisoned its Veterans
As the U.S. marks Veterans Day, the documentary 'Delay, Deny, Hope You Die' explores how the Pentagon and its contractors have neglected soldiers poisoned by toxins on military bases overseas
DATE: | LENGTH: 13:18

 
Draft Bernie Launches Next Phase For A New Party
Interview with Draft Bernie Founder Nick Brana on his organization's new efforts toward building a viable third party through a coalition of progressive groups and organizations
DATE: 2017-11-12

 
US Sanctions on Venezuela: 'Attempt to Destroy the Economy'
Venezuela's recession is making it difficult for the country to meet its debt payments, but US sanctions are making a difficult task almost impossible explains CEPR's Mark Weisbrot
DATE: 2017-11-10 | LENGTH: 15:49

 
Worldwide Warfare Will End When We Divest From the Arms Industry
Andrew Feinstein, author of the book Shadow Wars, outlines the importance of divesting from the US war machine at the Code Pink Summit
DATE: 2017-11-12 | LENGTH: 06:34

 
Saudi's 'War on Lebanon' Backfires
After being accused of forcing him to resign, Saudi Arabia's apparent detention of Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri has boosted support for Hezbollah, says author and professor Amal Saad
DATE: 2017-11-11 | LENGTH: 22:42

 
UK Minister of Development Resigns Over Undisclosed Meetings in Israel
UK-Israeli joint agenda of repression in Palestine is brought under renewed scrutiny by the Priti Patel scandal
DATE: 2017-11-11 | LENGTH: 08:03

 
Is Police Reform Even Possible? A TRNN Discussion
TRNN reporters Taya Graham and Stephen Janis lead a discussion on efforts to reform policing in Baltimore at Towson University, and some of the obstacles to reform they've uncovered in their reporting
DATE: 2017-11-11 | LENGTH: 18:20

 
Empire Files: The Sacrifice Zones of Hurricane Harvey
In this second installment of special coverage Hurricane Harvey's aftermath, Abby Martin explores how the petrochemical industry dominates the city and why its low-income, Black and Latino areas are in the highest-risk areas for flooding and pollution, earning them the name "sacrifice zones." Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2017-11-11 | LENGTH: 26:57

 
Trump Admin Pushes Work Requirements on Medicaid Recipients
The Trump administration will back efforts to impose work requirements on Medicaid participants, creating a new obstacle to healthcare for vulnerable people, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
DATE: 2017-11-09 | LENGTH: 09:29

 
Richest Arabian Arms Dealer and Arrested Prince Unveiled
Prince Al-Waleed is one of Saudi Arabia's richest princes and profited enormously from Saudi arms purchases. Andrew Feinstein, the author of 'Shadow Wars,' on the legal risks of corrupt arms dealing
DATE: 2017-11-10 | LENGTH: 16:20

 
German Green Party Abandons Key Demands to Join Conservative Coalition
Initial coalition negotiations in Germany between the Christian Democrats, the economic liberals (FDP), and the Green Party indicate that the Green Party has decided to abandon specific target dates for the phasing out of combustion engines and coal mining
DATE: 2017-11-10 | LENGTH: 12:36

 
The Abolition Movement to End Slavery in Mauritania
Slavery in Mauritania was abolished 4 times but still continues
DATE: 2017-11-10 | LENGTH: 11:51

 
Empire Files: After Hurricane Harvey, Abandoned Community Takes Charge
After a flurry of media attention, the devastation in Houston, Texas from Hurricane Harvey faded from public view. But after unprecedented floods and widespread destruction, the story is far from over. In Part 1 of her investigation, Abby Martin travels to Houston one month later. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2017-11-10 | LENGTH: 22:57

 
Progressives Win on Election Day, Can they Win the Democratic Party?
Progressives scored big Election Day victories, but for Trump to be defeated, they need to win control of the Democratic Party, says Jeff Cohen, author, professor, and co-editor of "Autopsy: The Democratic Party in Crisis"
DATE: 2017-11-08 | LENGTH: 16:44

 
Greek Oligarch Evangelos Marinakis Faces Criminal Charges
Professor Michael Spourladakis of the University of Athens discusses Syriza's unfulfilled promise to 'crack down' on Greece's oligarchy as Marinakis expands media empire
DATE: 2017-11-09 | LENGTH: 27:48

 
Democrats Have a Big Night, and a Bigger Fight Ahead
Progressives and democratic socialists scored big victories in Tuesday's U.S. elections, giving the Bernie Sanders wing of the Democratic Party fresh momentum, says The Intercept's Zaid Jilani
DATE: 2017-11-09 | LENGTH: 17:00

 
Iran Accused of Using Afghan Child Soldiers in Syria
Human Rights Watch says Iran has sent thousands of Afghan refugees to fight in Syria, including children as young as 14. We speak to journalist and author Emran Feroz.
DATE: 2017-11-08 | LENGTH: 16:03

 
Residents March Through Baltimore City Hall to Demand Affordable Housing Funds
Advocates delivered a petition to Baltimore finance officials to demand $40 million per year to fund affordable housing and fix blight, part of plan they say will restore equity to a city that has doled out big tax breaks to wealthy developers
DATE: 2017-11-09 | LENGTH: 04:32

 
Congress's 'Show Trial' of Big Tech over Russia
Twitter, Facebook, and Google were brought before Congress last week over claims about Russian use of their platforms to influence the 2016 election. We speak to Yasha Levine, author of the forthcoming "Surveillance Valley: The Secret Military History of the Internet."
DATE: 2017-11-07 | LENGTH: 12:19

 
Spain Is Turning the Political Problem of Catalan Independence into a Judicial Issue
As Spain issues European arrest warrants for Catalan independence leaders who are in Belgium, the conflict is becoming a judicial matter when it really should be political, says Sebastian Faber
DATE: 2017-11-08 | LENGTH: 19:13

 
Mercer Effort to Avoid Taxes Appears in Paradise Papers
The conservative billionaire behind the alt-right apparently used Bermuda feeder funds to avoid taxes and protect wealth
DATE: 2017-11-08

 
Progressives Are Shaping the Blue Wave Against Trump
Big wins for Democrats raise hopes of progressive wave for 2018, despite Establishment obstruction
DATE:

 
Vijay Prashad: 'The Only Way to Confront a War Economy is to Confront a Culture of War'
The culture of war is a celebration of death, which is what President Trump is promoting and which we must confront, argues Vijay Prashad at the Code Pink Summit
DATE: 2017-11-08 | LENGTH: 21:44

 
Empire Files: Trump Expands Police-State Crackdown on the Left
At Trump's inauguration, around 200 protesters and journalists were mass arrested and now face up to 70 years in prison on baseless charges. Many other legal assaults on civil liberties are in the works around the country, from treating anti-fascists as "domestic terrorists", to legislation protecting drivers who run over peaceful marchers
DATE: 2017-11-08 | LENGTH: 25:18

 
Join The Dots: Data WTF?
Kam Sandhu and Matt Kennard discuss the ways in which our data is being used by data brokers, tech elites and financial technology companies in order to make assessments of us. Is all data credit data?
DATE: 2017-11-08 | LENGTH: 41:36

 
Most of Congress 'Likes War' and Opposes Ending US Support for Saudi War in Yemen
Several members of Congress have introduced legislation to invoke the War Powers Act with an aim to shut down US support for Saudi Arabia's war in Yemen, but the resolution will not pass because the vast majority in Congress doesn't oppose war explains Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2017-11-07 | LENGTH: 13:15

 
  

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