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Eddie Conway Talks Indigenous People's Day and Political Prisoners
Eddie Conway, Real News host and producer, talks about his perspective of "Thanksgiving" as a former political prisoner and current community activist.
DATE: 2015-11-25 | LENGTH: 07:07

Indigenous Peoples' History is More Complicated Than a Holiday Myth
Tara Houska, tribal rights attorney and co-founder of, discusses often omitted nuances of Indigenous peoples' history and outlines some current struggles being waged
DATE: 2015-11-25 | LENGTH: 05:48

Turkey's Intentions Behind the Downing of a Russian Jet
Trent University's Baris Karaagac explains why Turkey would risk a close business relationship with Russia and assist Islamic extremists in Syria
DATE: 2015-11-25 | LENGTH: 08:15

Policing on Trial as Freddie Gray Case Set to Begin
Critics say cases against six cops can't remedy decades of aggressive tactics and flawed policy
DATE: 2015-11-25 | LENGTH: 16:24

Is America Powerless to Stop Pfizer Merger?
Pfizer-Allergan deal will create world's largest pharmaceutical company, higher drug prices, and hundreds of millions in lost tax revenue, but economist James Henry explains why Congress is turning a blind eye
DATE: 2015-11-25 | LENGTH: 08:38

The Unbreakable Spirit of Gilmor Homes
As Holidays Approach, TRNN correspondent 7 year-old Zacheriah Barber explores the strength and power of the long suffering community where Freddie Gray died.
DATE: 2015-11-25 | LENGTH: 06:30

My Reports on 1995 Human Rights Abuses in Bahrain Ignored by State Department - John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (3/10)
TRNN Replay: On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Kiriakou tells Paul Jay that from Iraq to Bahrain, it was becoming clear to him that commercial interest, particularly arms sales, was driving U.S. policy in the Middle East
DATE: 2015-04-19 | LENGTH: 13:32

Wilkerson: The Hypocrisy of U.S. Syria Policy (1/2)
As Putin visits Iran, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the U.S./Saudi alliance in Syria and a relationship shrouded in secrecy
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 08:06

"Being a Founding White Father Ain't What It Used To Be:" Student Protests on College Campuses
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report, says that student protests around the world against racist legacies of former leaders and a lack of diversity at their universities speaks to a resurgence of old political struggles
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 08:12

Days of Revolt: Militarizing Education
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges discusses the militarization of institutions for higher education with journalist Alexa O'Brien, in order to uncover the trail of money and influence that leads from the national security state to college programs.
DATE: 2015-11-24 | LENGTH: 26:22

Historic Win for the Right in Argentina's National Election
Maria Esperanza Casullo says, although Mauricio Macri carefully distanced himself from neoliberal economic policies, he won votes from both the richest and poorest Argentinians
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 09:02

How I Joined the CIA - John Kiriakou on Reality Asserts Itself (2/10)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Kiriakou tells Paul Jay about being recruited to join the CIA in university
DATE: 2015-04-17 | LENGTH: 22:01

Sanders Defines his Social Democracy
Doug Henwood and Paul Jay discuss the speech by Bernie Sanders explaining his vision of what social democracy means in the U.S. today
DATE: 2015-11-21 | LENGTH: 25:13

MD Among Lowest Number of Hate Crimes in the Nation
Latest FBI report shows state relatively hate crime free, but some question stats
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 04:36

Report: The Population of Women in Prison Has Tripled Since the '90s
A recently published report by the Prison Policy Initiative brings to light staggering statistics about incarcerated women.
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 13:28

Native American Genocide & Survival with Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
To hear about the true story of native peoples' plight - from genocide to reeducation - Abby Martin interviews Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, renowned indigenous scholar and activist, about her most recent book "An Indigenous Peoples' History of the United States." Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-11-21 | LENGTH: 25:16

History Will Judge America on Syrian Refugee Crisis As "Shameful"
Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says lawmakers anti-refugee stance is more about politics than technicalities, as many refugees have been screened for more than two years
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 07:07

I Believed America Could Do No Wrong - John Kiriakou, Former CIA Official, on Reality Asserts Itself (1/10)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Kiriakou was the first U.S. government official to confirm that waterboarding was official policy. He spent 23 months in prison after being convicted of passing classified information to a reporter. He speaks to Paul Jay while still under house arrest
DATE: 2015-04-16 | LENGTH: 16:39

N Don't Stop - Brook Park + TBB on Rooftop Live
The South Bronx, New York is home to landfills, highways, and heavy industry that takes a toll on the health of local residents. We speak to students and teachers at Brook Park, a local community garden where residents get a hands-on opportunity to learn about healthy living and reconnecting with nature. Pioneer BBoy dancers, The Bronx Boys rock #RooftopLive.
DATE: 2015-11-23 | LENGTH: 09:28

The Black Panthers: A Revolution In Review
This week on Telesur's The Global African We sit down with acclaimed director Stanley Nelson to talk about his film, Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution, and the relevance of the Black Panthers today.
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 26:28

What's Fueling Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria?
Baba Aye of Nigeria's United Action for Democracy argues that the West's obsession with military solutions will ensure the dominance of groups like ISIS
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 08:50

Is Obama Walking Into COP21 With An Empty Hand?
NYU's Christian Parenti says international agreements will remain largely symbolic if the Obama administration fails to aggressively push for green economic policies
DATE: 2015-11-22 | LENGTH: 09:18

Back to Square One, Obama Says Assad Must Go
After Vienna international talks created a political transition in Syria, Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says Obama's pre-condition that Assad must go is lock in step with Turkish and Saudi interests
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 07:50

Towson President Agrees to Students' Demands After Eight-Hour Occupation
Administration says diversity will be addressed but concerns remain over hostility and racial equity on campus
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 04:17

The Pentagon and Bernie Sanders Agree: Terrorism Linked to Climate Change
NYU's Christian Parenti explains how we can connect the dots between droughts, neoliberal policies and terrorism
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 09:53

"They Think They've Won"
TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Earl Richardson, Former President of Morgan State University and Kenneth Morgan, Assistant Professor at Coppin State University about the ongoing struggle to achieve equity for HBCUs.
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 07:36

Canadian PM Trudeau Halts Bombings in Syria, But Is It a Real Shift in Policy?
York University's Sabah Alnasseri says although Justin Trudeau is keeping his campaign promise, more Canadian ground troops are headed to Iraq
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 08:05

Between ISIS and Intervening Powers, Perpetual Conflict is Common Goal
York University Professor Sabah Alnasseri discusses the strategy of ISIS and regional actors following the attacks in Paris and Beirut
DATE: 2015-11-19 | LENGTH: 10:38

Cancer-Causing Processed Meats Largely Affect Low Income Neighborhoods
According to a recent WHO study, processed meats cause cancer - but in many Baltimore neighborhoods, that's the only food that's available.
DATE: 2015-11-20 | LENGTH: 06:04

Hypocrisy Dressed Up as "Realism" Justifies American Alliance with Saudi Dictatorship
TRNN Replay: Madawi al-Rasheed: US wants to contain and manipulate Arab uprisings while the Saudis want to crush them
DATE: 2014-03-31 | LENGTH: 16:32

Why Did ISIS Target Paris?
Journalist Barry Lando explains how French airstrikes on ISIS, its military presence in Africa, and contentious relationship with its Muslim community planted the seeds for an attack
DATE: 2015-11-18 | LENGTH: 08:02

Is Obama Abandoning the Demand For Assad to Step Down?
Journalist Barry Lando explains how the West's insistence on Assad leaving power helps ISIS, and says an anti-ISIS strategy needs to address the disenfranchisement of Sunnis in post-9/11 Iraq
DATE: 2015-11-19 | LENGTH: 08:31

DC Mass Action: Global Citizens, Michael Moore, and an Alpaca Come Together in Protest of TPP
In the 90 days Congress has to review the Transpacific Partnership deal, organizers have planned a string of actions this week in an effort to tip the balance for mass dissent on the issue
DATE: 2015-11-18 | LENGTH: 03:10

Remembering Joe Hill
On the 100th anniversary of the execution of labor organizer and songsmith Joe Hill, Alexis Buss, contributor to the book The Letters of Joe Hill, speaks on Hill's life, work, and legacy.
DATE: 2015-11-19 | LENGTH: 09:10

Jamar Clark's Killer Cops Identified Amid Growing Protests in Minneapolis
Minneapolis Black Lives Matter activist and attorney Nekima Levy-Pounds describes the events, case and protests over the police killing of unarmed African American Jamar Clark.
DATE: 2015-11-18 | LENGTH: 08:45

The Making of Norman Finkelstein - Reality Asserts Itself (6/8)
TRNN Replay: Dr. Finkelstein says there was no way that considerations of his livelihood ever entered into his calculus about whether or not to say something or not say something
DATE: 2015-01-16 | LENGTH: 25:51

Terrorism Expert: Islamic State Sustains Itself Through a War Economy
Loretta Napoleoni, author of 'Islamic Phoenix,' discusses how the Islamic State is financed
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:52

Silent for the Sake of Arms Sales? contributor Daniel Lazare says U.S. officials have known for years that their Gulf partners are funding groups like the Islamic State.
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:11

Paris Resident: Boots on the Ground is the Islamic State's Dream Come True
Paris resident Mathieu Lefevre calls for moderates to reject both the Marine Le Pen and ISIS's of the world
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 10:46

Paris Evokes 9/11 in State of Fear and Revenge
In reference to attacks in Paris, Col. Larry Wilkerson says the reincarnation of al-Qaeda in ISIS must be rationally dealt with if their defeat is the goal
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 12:08

France's Colonial Past and Blowback
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report, says that France's colonial legacy is again being ignored in the response and media coverage to the attacks in Paris.
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 08:40

The Making of Norman Finkelstein - Reality Asserts Itself (5/8)
TRNN Replay: Dr. Finkelstein says writing the "Holocaust Industry" changed his life, isolating him academically and making him a target - but he felt he had to take on the subject to defend the legacy of his holocaust survivor parents
DATE: 2015-01-15 | LENGTH: 24:41

Hamid Khan: The Surveillance-Industrial Complex
Hamid Khan, director of Stop LAPD Spying, on the surveillance-industrial complex, and we talk to the students who forced Columbia to divest from prisons, plus Laura on the government's spying Black Lives Matter activists and when freedom of information isn't free.
DATE: 2015-11-18 | LENGTH: 29:09

Days of Revolt: The Most Brazen Corporate Power Grab in American History
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and organizer Kevin Zeese break down the terms of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and detail the upcoming demonstrations organized against it.
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 25:29

Sanders Punctures Clinton's Foreign Policy Experience Bubble
FAIR co-founder Jeff Cohen says that if it were not for Bernie, Hillary would be running high with her foreign policy experience narrative, uncritically upheld by the mainstream media
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 09:07

Phasing Out Fossil Fuels Could Save Tens of Thousands From Dying Each Year in the U.S.
PERI's James Boyce discusses his recent analysis of the The Healthy Climate and Family Security Act of 2014
DATE: 2015-11-17 | LENGTH: 10:14

The Making of Norman Finkelstein - Reality Asserts Itself (4/4)
TRNN Replay: Dr. Finkelstein explains why he endures slings and arrows, being isolated and attacked for his critique of Israel
DATE: 2015-01-04 | LENGTH: 18:22

France Seeks Revenge Against ISIS in Syria
France launches massive airstrikes against ISIS in Syria after terror attacks in Paris kill at least 129 and injure hundreds more.
DATE: 2015-11-15 | LENGTH: 09:34

NAACP Plans March in Pocomoke
State and Worcester county branches aim for show of strength as city continues to fire black police officers
DATE: 2015-11-16 | LENGTH: 03:28

Warren Investigation Finds Taxpayers Could Be on the Hook for $10 Trillion in Risky Derivatives
After Congress rammed through a 'cromnibus' spending bill last year that repealed parts of Dodd-Frank financial regulation, UMKC's Bill Black explains how with or without this repeal another Wall Street bailout is still a real possibility
DATE: 2015-11-16 | LENGTH: 11:36

The Media's Skewed Portrayal of the Bombing in Beirut
Rania Masri and Vijay Prashad say the western media's reporting on the ISIS bombing in Lebanon is deeply racist and accepts the ISIS narrative by describing the southern Beirut neighborhood as a "Hezbollah bastion"
DATE: 2015-11-13 | LENGTH: 11:53

The Making of Norman Finkelstein - Reality Asserts Itself (3/4)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Finkelstein on self-deception and the collapse of his identity
DATE: 2014-12-31 | LENGTH: 20:31

Infrastructure, Food Security and Syria to Dominate G-20 Summit
Trinity College's Vijay Prashad says world leaders will need to wrestle with a no-job growth economy, food insecurity, and the effect of a possible rise in interest rates by the Federal Reserve [This interview took place before the Paris attacks.]
DATE: 2015-11-15 | LENGTH: 09:01

The Making of Norman Finkelstein - Reality Asserts Itself (2/4)
TRNN Replay: Mr. Finkelstein talks about his Holocaust survivor parents and their influence in the formation of his early identity
DATE: 2014-12-30 | LENGTH: 19:32

Empire Files: Palestine's Rebellion, Israel's Fascism
Abby Martin interviews journalist and author Max Blumenthal about the ongoing rebellion, the rising dominance of far-right, ultra-racist ideology in Israel, eyewitness accounts of the aftermath of the Gaza war, and the Israeli government's fear of Palestinian resistance.
DATE: 2015-11-15 | LENGTH: 28:10

Postal Workers and Nurses Unions Endorse Bernie Sanders
Kamau Franklin says Sanders has brought the concerns of social movements into the Democratic presidential primary.
DATE: 2015-11-13 | LENGTH: 13:49

ACLU Releases Mobile Justice App
Representatives from ACLU of MD present Mobile Justice App in partnership with Coppin State University and community leaders.
DATE: 2015-11-15 | LENGTH: 03:51

Days of Revolt: The Death of Electoral Politics
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Ralph Nader analyze Bernie Sanders' campaign and the role of the two-party system in shutting out third parties.
DATE: 2015-11-10 | LENGTH: 25:10

The Global African: How Brazil's War on Drugs Replicates Failed U.S. Policies
In this episode of The Global African, we hear from Dr. Carl Hart, neuroscientist at Columbia University, on how the Brazilian government has implemented repressive drug laws that ultimately repeat the same mistakes made in the U.S. - In the second half of the show we cover new changes to the Rwandan Constitution that could mean that President Kagame ends up staying on until 2034. What is driving the push for this term extension?
DATE: 2015-11-14 | LENGTH: 29:28

General Strike In Greece Reignites Anti-Austerity Battle
Greek port worker and union leader Giorgos Gogos says most of the demonstrations across the country were peaceful and unified against austerity measures imposed by the lenders and accepted by SYRIZA
DATE: 2014-11-12 | LENGTH: 11:32

#MillionStudentMarch: Thousands Walkout Across The Country
As thousands demonstrate at over 100 campuses across the country, TRNN speaks to UC Berkeley student Lauren Butler who explains why students are fighting against tuition, debt and racism. Photo: Brandon Yadegari
DATE: 2015-11-13 | LENGTH: 03:44

FBI Spied on School of Americas Watch
SOA National Organizer Hendrick Voss says this is another instance of abuse of anti-terrorism legislation by the FBI
DATE: 2015-11-13 | LENGTH: 10:19

Is Israel Unfairly Held to a Higher Standard? Norman Finkelstein on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)
TRNN Replay: Norman Finkelstein and Paul Jay discuss a full-page ad in the NYT that says Israel is condemned by liberals for human rights violations while it defends gay rights, and less is said about the persecution of gays by Iran, Hamas and ISIS
DATE: 2014-12-24 | LENGTH: 23:36

Fossil Fuel Companies Under Investigation for Role in Climate Change Denial
Dan Zegart, senior fellow at the Climate Investigation Center, says New York State Attorney's settlement with Peabody Energy is not satisfactory given the damage caused by denying climate change
DATE: 2015-11-12 | LENGTH: 08:20

ACLU: Baltimore Body Cam Regs Another Setback for Police Accountability
Former investigator also says decision to allow officers to review body camera footage before giving statements could hinder internal probes
DATE: 2015-11-11 | LENGTH: 06:24

Losing Shelter from the Storm
Residents from the Youth Empowered Society and staff from the Weinberg Housing and Resource Center describe the conditions and challenges for sheltering Baltimore's homeless population.
DATE: 2015-11-12 | LENGTH: 07:11

"Generation Mix:" Is All This Talk of "Multiracialism" An Advance?
Artist, activist and creator of the multimedia comic book Hafrocentric Juliana "Jules" Smith and Dr. Rainier Spencer, author of Reproducing Race: The Paradox of Generation Mix discuss their various critiques of popular approaches to "multiracial" identity.
DATE: 2014-11-12 | LENGTH: 14:03

In The Mix with Rosa Clemente: If I Were President
Activist, journalist and scholar Rosa Clemente concludes her 3-part visit with Jared Ball discussing her If I Were President Tour
DATE: 2015-11-12 | LENGTH: 09:23

Baltimore Workers Rally For Higher Wages During Nat'l Day of Action
Over 100 gathered at the Amazon warehouse in Baltimore as 500 actions to raise wages were held across the country; New York state and Pittsburgh agreed to a $15 minimum wage for their employees.
DATE: 2015-11-11 | LENGTH: 05:47

Protesting Netanyahu in the Rain
People rallied outside of an AEI event where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was being honored while on his visit to the nation's capital, where he's asking the president for an increase in aid to Israel
DATE: 2015-11-11 | LENGTH: 03:40

Legal Challenge Led by 26 State Governors Blocks Obama Immigration Order
Salvador Sarmiento, Legislative Director of the National Day Laborer Organizing Network, says President Obama has numerous options to pursue reform and halt mass deportations beyond appealing the decision
DATE: 2015-11-11 | LENGTH: 05:57

The Laura Flanders Show: Can Etsy Change the World?
Can one of the founders of the craft website - valued in the billions of dollars - lead a change in the way we do business?
DATE: 2015-11-11 | LENGTH: 25:28

Low-Wage Workers to Target Republican Debate in Milwaukee
15 Now's Ty Moore explains why fast-food workers and supporters are striking nationwide on Tuesday, and also discusses the impact of a phased-in $15 minimum wage in Seattle and the recent reelection of socialist councilwoman Kshama Sawant
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 11:06

An Insider's Look at Baltimore's Dysfunctional Housing Authority
In part two, fired veteran public housing worker Lucky Crosby discusses how the lack of accountability has fueled neglect and deplorable conditions in Baltimore's public housing
DATE: 2015-11-10 | LENGTH: 12:47

Is the Resignation of the University of Missouri President a Victory for Racial Justice?
Logan University professor Dr. Jameca Falconer and sports writer Dave Zirin discuss the historical context and possible future of the Black football player strike at the University of Missouri.
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 14:47

Whistleblower Recounts Retaliation in Sex-for-Repair Scheme
Maintenance worker Lucky Crosby goes into details about how the Baltimore Housing Authority handled the Sex-for Repair Scheme and why he believes he was fired for speaking out
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 14:42

Hedges & Wolin: Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? (8/8)
(Sheldon S. Wolin, died on Oct 21, 2015 at the age of 93) Journalist Chris Hedges and political philosopher Sheldon Wolin conclude their interview with a discussion on the problems of revolution and power
DATE: 2014-11-07 | LENGTH: 23:36

In The Mix with Rosa Clemente: Hip-Hop and Afro-Latina Activism
Activist, scholar and journalist Rosa Clemente continued her discussion with Jared Ball about her seminal work as a hip-hop and Afro-Latina activist.
DATE: 2015-11-10 | LENGTH: 13:26

Netanyahu to Meet With Obama, Appear at Center for American Progress
Journalist Max Blumenthal explains why presidential candidate Hilary Clinton would preserve the status quo in the Israel/Palestine conflict and why a progressive think tank invited the Israeli prime minister to speak at their organization
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 15:39

Republicans Push to Privatize Disability Insurance Despite 99.9% Payment Accuracy
After the GAO finds $11 billion in disability payment fraud, some members of Congress push for privatization to solve a problem which accounts for only one fifth of one percent of cases, says CEPR's Nicole Woo.
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 05:15

Balochistan: The Largest, Most Resource-Rich, Yet Poorest Province of Pakistan
Journalist Jahanzeb Hussain talks about who's profiting from the Pakistani province's natural gas and the suppression of the Baloch people
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 09:04

In The Mix with Rosa Clemente: A Revolutionary Introduction
Activist, journalist and scholar Rosa Clemente sat down with Jared Ball for this extended 3-part interview about her life, work and politics.
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 09:30

Will Trudeau's Pipeline Policy Change After Keystone?
As protestors staged sit-ins at Canada's Prime Minister's residence, Keystone XL Campaign Organizer for the Indigenous Environmental Network's Dallas Goldtooth and environmental activist Dimitri Lascaris discuss the grassroots strategies needed to keep the pressure on politicians
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 07:45

N Don't Stop - Harlem, New York's homeless residents demand low income housing
Rebel Diaz speaks with members of Picture the Homeless (@pthny), a grassroots organization founded and led by homeless people. Plus, we get the Word on the Street from the people of Harlem, who give us their opinion on developer plans to build luxury hi - rise buildings where a grocery store now stands. And, New York-based recording artist, AKIR (@akirone), performs on a special Rooftop Live. watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 11:38

Hedges & Wolin: Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist? (7/8)
(Sheldon S. Wolin, died on Oct 21, 2015 at the age of 93) Journalist Chris Hedges and political philosopher Sheldon Wolin continue their discussion of the threats faced by democratic institutions
DATE: 2014-11-06 | LENGTH: 20:10

The Global African: Reparations in the Caribbean?
TeleSUR's The Global African: Did UK Prime Minister David Cameron inadvertently give life to the Reparations movement in the Caribbean? We also talk to the leader of a new project cutting down on energy consumption and empowering local women in Tanzania. Watch more on teleSUR
DATE: 2015-11-08 | LENGTH: 25:40

The Empire Files: The Distortion & Death Behind Israel/Palestine Coverage
A crisis in Palestine is again all over the headlines. From stabbings and molotov cocktails, to killing of protesters and anti-Arab lynch mobs--how much of the mass media coverage can we really trust? Watch more on teleSUR DATE: 2015-11-06 | LENGTH: 25:35

Fraud Allegations Fly as Haitian Presidential Election Heads to Runoff
As Haiti's two leading presidential candidates head to a runoff, Queens College's Francois Pierre-Louis and CEPR's Jake Johnston discuss the lack of violence and implications of the international community's backing of the election results
DATE: 2015-11-06 | LENGTH: 10:25

Obama's Rejection of Keystone XL Pipeline is a Victory for People's Social Movements's Clayton Thomas Mueller says President Obama's historic decision speaks to the power of environmental, indigenous and labor movements that opposed Keystone XL
DATE: 2015-11-06 | LENGTH: 04:31

Release of TPP Full Text Shows Victory for Corporate Rights
Margaret Flowers challenges President Obama's claim that the trade deal will promote a strong middle-class
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 10:35

MSF Says Fleeing Workers Targeted in Kunduz Attack
MSF General Director Christopher Stokes and Codepink's Medea Benjamin say the US military's explanation for the October attack that took 30 lives remains woefully inadequate
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 05:41

Hedges and Wolin (6/8): Can Capitalism and Democracy Coexist?
(Sheldon S. Wolin, died on Oct 21, 2015 at the age of 93) Journalist Chris Hedges and political philosopher Sheldon Wolin continue their discussion of the threats faced by democratic institutions
DATE: 2014-11-02 | LENGTH: 19:38

Regardless of Keystone XL, Tar Sands Oil Will Still Flow to the Gulf
DeSmogBlog's Steve Horn says the pipeline company Enbridge is still planning a $5 billion terminal expansion. Note: After the publication of this story, the State Department announced it rejected TransCanada's request to suspend its review of the Keystone XL pipeline.
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 09:59

Is the U.S. Strategy in the Middle East to Create Chaos?
York University Professor Sabah Alnasseri discusses the rivalries in Iraq's parliament, the legacy of Ahmad Chalabi, and what future Syria will face
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 09:18

Houston Voters Reject Anti-Discrimination Ordinance
Dr. Maria Gonzales, Associate Professor of English at the University of Houston and screening chair for the Houston GLBT Political Caucus, says the vote in Houston against GLBT equality is new version of old anti-"scary" people trope.
DATE: 2015-11-05 | LENGTH: 09:35

Hedges & Wolin (5/8) - Can Capitalism & Democracy Coexist?
(Sheldon S. Wolin, died on Oct 21, 2015 at the age of 93) Political philosopher Sheldon Wolin discusses his time in the academy and the role of universities in post-war United States history
DATE: 2014-10-30 | LENGTH: 23:34

New Research Says Income Inequality Worsened Under Fed's Quantitative Easing Policy
PERI's Gerald Epstein says monetary policy itself won't narrow the gap because weak unions, anti-union governments, low bargaining power of workers, and lack of access to credit for the poorest remain central problems
DATE: 2015-11-04 | LENGTH: 09:09

Trudeau Pledge Tracker: Cabinet is Fifty Percent Women
Dimitri Lascaris and Nora Loretto say new Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivered on his pledge to appoint 50% women to his cabinet, but appointed a political conservative as his Minister of Finance
DATE: 2015-11-04 | LENGTH: 17:53

South African Students Demand Free University Education While Building a Broad Front (2/2)
Vishwas Satgar of The University of the Witwatersrand, says peaceful and disciplined student protests over several weeks have brought about a concession from the ANC on tuition fees, yet the demands for labor rights on campus remain unmet
DATE: 2015-11-04 | LENGTH: 15:41

How the AKP Used Violence to Win Turkish Elections
Edmund Ghareeb, author of the The Kurdish Question in Iraq, says President Recep Tayyip Erdogan increased the climate of fear and violence in the country and arrested and censored opposition media
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