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Exxon Climate Change Cover Up: What Did Exxon and CEO Rex Tillerson Know and What Did They Do About It?
Rex Tillerson now acknowledges climate change science, but as CEO of Exxon Mobile did he do anything about it? The New York State Attorney General wants to know says Investigative journalist David Hasemeyer
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 16:58

 
Chuck Schumer: War Hawk or Progressive?
The Senate Democratic leader has tried to pivot to the left after Donald Trump's win in November, but how much of the progressive agenda has he adopted?
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 11:54

 
A Personal Take on The Modern History of Iraq - RAI with Sabah Alnasseri (2/6)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Alnasseri tells the story of his militant working class family, class struggle in Iraq and the sectarian conflict created by the U.S. invasion
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 21:03

 
Oligarchs Don't Like Real News
Paul Jay talks about TRNN's approach to covering the furor surrounding Trump and the need to focus on parasitical finance and existential threats
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 04:00

 
As Trump Takes Aim, Iranians Vote for More Engagement
While President Trump used his Middle East trip to denounce Iran and sell weapons to its Saudi Arabian rival, author and scholar Nahid Siamdoust of Yale University says Iranian voters delivered an overwhelming endorsement of deeper engagement with the world
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 14:21

 
Democratic Party NGO Presents Far-Reaching but Problematic Jobs Program
Dean Baker of CEPR discusses problems involving the Center for American Progress's proposal for an ambitious federal jobs guarantee program
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 11:30

 
Post Brexit Trade Deals - Who Will be the Winners and Losers?
Trade Campaigner Linda Kaucher discusses the dangers that lie ahead for the UK public in Post Brexit Trade deals. Will banks and corporations win at the expense of the population?
DATE: 2017-05-26 | LENGTH: 08:37

 
Manchester Mourns as the Right Attempts to Tie Labour's Corbyn to Terrorism
Theresa May's dwindling campaign gets the "terror attack" bump considered necessary for a victory on June 8th, while the right attempts to connect Jeremy Corbyn to the memory of the 1996 IRA Manchester bombing, says Richard Seymour of Salvage
DATE: | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Nina Turner on Bitter Fight in California Democratic Party
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DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 01:58

 
Trump Budget: Foundation for Great American Misery
Every time we move money out of education or building a green economy and move it into the military we are losing jobs for every dollar we spend, says Prof. Emeritus Robert Pollin of the Political Economy Research Institute
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 09:09

 
Trump's Food Aid Cuts Threaten 'Suffering & Hunger' Across U.S.
President Donald Trump's new budget proposal targets food assistance across the United States and critical programs for public health, says Mike Lavender of the Union of Concerned Scientists' Food & Environment program
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 13:45

 
GOP Policies Hurt Trump Voters, But Will Democrats Fill the Void?
White-collar criminologist Bill Black says that President Donald Trump's stumbles and the GOP's policies give Democrats an opportunity to win over voters, if they can offer a meaningful alternative.
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 14:58

 
'There's going to be a lot of people who vote for Theresa May who will deeply regret it'
Tax Specialist Richard Murphy describes the looming crash ahead for the UK after GE2017, and the myth of a 'strong and stable' conservative government
DATE: 2017-05-25 | LENGTH: 07:28

 
Nina Turner on Bitter Fight in California Democratic Party
Nina Turner says Kimberly Ellis's loss to a Clinton democrat for chair of the state party by only 62 votes shows strength of the Sanders movement, but makes clear corporate Democrats won't give progressives an inch for the sake of "unity"
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 16:56

 
Art as a Form of Nonviolent Resistance: Palestine
Palestinian political cartoonist Mohammad Saba'aneh talks about his art and its importance to him and to the Palestinian people
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 14:44

 
Baltimore's Corrupt Policing Destroyed Ivan Potts' Life, How Can the City Fix It?
Potts was arrested illegally twice and spent four years in jail for crimes he didn't commit, advocates are pointing to his case as an example as to why the city needs a formal process for helping victims of police abuse by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 11:01

 
Another US Housing Bubble?
Economist Michael Hudson explains that even though housing prices are back up at 2008 levels homeownership is at a much lower level and banks have their loans guaranteed by the US government
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 14:04

 
Trump Budget Slashes Vital Programs to Enrich the Wealthy
Dean Baker of the Center for Economic and Policy Research says President Donald Trump's new budget makes unprecedented cuts to already subpar levels of social assistance and "redistributes upward" to wealthy Americans.
DATE: 2017-05-23 | LENGTH: 13:26

 
Vickie Cooper, The Violence of Austerity & GE2017
Co-author of new book 'The Violence of Austerity', Vickie Cooper talks housing, social policy and the ongoing pain inflicted on marginalised groups since the financial crisis, ahead of GE2017
DATE: 2017-05-24 | LENGTH: 09:29

 
John Pilger: Julian Assange is Cleared of Rape Allegations, but Far From Free
Filmmaker and journalist John Pilger says Swedish authorities should be 'embarrassed' for pursuing what he called trumped up accusations against Assange and also how journalists are increasingly targeted as enemies of the state.
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 16:17

 
Supreme Court Strikes Down Racial Gerrymandering in North Carolina
Kamau Franklin of the Atlanta Black Star says a Supreme Court ruling that North Carolina unlawfully used race in redrawing Congressional maps is a blow to racial gerrymandering across the United States
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 11:29

 
Warfare State at War with Trump as he Plans Warfare Against Iran
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DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 02:33

 
Record Iran Vote Turnout Gives Rouhani a Big Mandate
Middle East analyst Ehsan Abdoh Tabrizi says that while Iran President Hassan Rouhani remains limited in impacting the country's foreign policy, his landslide re-election gives him a significant opportunity for domestic reforms
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 12:18

 
Trump's Mideast 'Peace Opportunity' Ignores Palestinian Rights & Threatens Iran
On a visit to Israel, President Donald Trump claims to see "a rare opportunity for peace" in the Middle East, but Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada says Trump is only offering more U.S. support for the Israeli occupation of Palestinians and hostility towards Iran
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 17:33

 
Paul Coates on the Baltimore Riots of 1968
Owner of Black Classic Press Paul Coates shares his perspective of the Baltimore riots of 1968 after the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr. and how it influenced him to participate in political struggle
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 03:01

 
Warfare State at War with Trump as he Plans Warfare Against Iran
Norman Solomon joins Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself discussing the Trump/Russia affair and plans to isolate and perhaps attack Iran
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 23:57

 
Trudeau's Carbon Reduction Plan Inadequate
Dimitri Lascaris, says Trudeau's pricing schemes is defective and not even close to what is necessary to enforce reductions
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 14:12

 
So Goes Nature So Goes Us
Leading conservationist, Jamie Rappaport Clark speaks about the dangerous levels of species extinction and deforestation
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 05:35

 
FBI Investigations Are Conducted at the Discretion of its Director
White Collar criminologist Bill Black explains the history and dynamics of FBI investigations, which show that they are not as unstoppable or unimpeachable as they are being made out to be
DATE: 2017-05-22 | LENGTH: 12:57

 
Trump in Saudi Arabia: More U.S. Weapons for Devastating Yemen War
Medea Benjamin, co-founder of Code Pink and author of "Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind the U.S.-Saudi Connection," says President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia deepens a "toxic" tie between Washington and the House of Saud
DATE: 2017-05-21 | LENGTH: 12:20

 
Israel Siphoning Natural Gas from Gaza Says Dutch Report
US and Israeli companies are working with Israeli approval to siphon natural gas from Gaza's territorial waters, even though this is illegal according to international law, says TRNN's Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-05-21 | LENGTH: 08:51

 
UK's Conservative Party Manifesto Amounts to a Heist (2/2)
In part II with Real Media's Kam Sandhu, she explains how the Conservative Party's manifesto promotes fracking and robs the elderly from their pension and care
DATE: 2017-05-21 | LENGTH: 07:24

 
Collusion is the Focus, But Trump Finances May Have More Answers
Economist and attorney James Henry analyzes the latest developments in the Russiagate probe, and the unanswered questions surrounding Donald Trump's business dealings abroad
DATE: 2017-05-21 | LENGTH: 12:21

 
Is Russia the 'Adversary' of the United States?
Moscow based journalist Jeffrey Tayler and Paul Jay challenge the underlying assumption of the furor in Washington, that Russia is the enemy of the American people
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 22:47

 
Brazil's Spiraling Corruption Scandal Deepens with Temer at the Centre
A political earthquake hits Brazil again as the highly unpopular president Michel Temer is implicated in new corruption allegations and the calls for immediate elections grow stronger, reports Mike Fox from Brazil
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 13:11

 
Iran Holds Highly Contested Presidential Election
Moderate reformers, represented by incumbent President Rouhani, have good chances, but many express concerns that fraud will be committed in favor of the hard-line conservative Ebrahim Raisi, says Prof. Muhammad Sahimi
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 08:14

 
Laotian Victim of Sex Tourism Awarded Almost $1 Million in US Court
In an unprecedented judgement, a woman raped as a teen by an American visiting Laos, was awarded $950,000 by a federal jury. Her lawyers, Linda Miller and Patrick Arenz, spoke with TRNN about this groundbreaking outcome
DATE: 2017-05-20 | LENGTH: 10:02

 
UK Conservative Party Presents its Austerity Election Program (1/2)
The Conservative party presents itself as a good economic manager, but its austerity policies have so far only increased Britain's debt, explains Real Media's Kam Sandhu
DATE: 2017-05-20 | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Can Europe Stop the Far Right if It Doesn't Stop Neoliberal Austerity?
As a second German soldier is arrested in an alleged plot to frame Syrian refugees for a shooting attack, Liz Fekete of the Institute of Race Relations in London says Europe's far-right movements are fueled in part by the impacts of neoliberal austerity
DATE: 2017-05-20 | LENGTH: 15:51

 
How I Met Roger Ailes, Political and Sexual Predator
Media critic Jeff Cohen and Paul Jay discuss the critical role Roger Ailes played in creating Fox News and Presidents Bush and Trump; Ailes dies May 18th at age 77
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 14:42

 
Bernie Sanders Supporters Are Suing the DNC for Fraud
In an overlooked class-action case, Bernie Sanders supporters are suing the Democratic National Committee for fraud over revelations party officials sought to help Hillary Clinton defeat Sanders in the primary. Elizabeth Lee Beck, the plaintiffs' co-counsel, reports
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 12:37

 
California Democrats' Chair Race Pits Grassroots vs. Establishment
This weekend's election for chair of the California Democratic Party, with front-runners Kimberly Ellis, a progressive organizer, and Eric Bauman, a party insider, could have national implications
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 08:44

 
X: Malcolm's Final Years
On Malcolm X's 92nd birthday, TRNN revisits this documentary, which commemorated the 50th anniversary of his death. 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

 
Trump Pushed Conspiracy Theories, Now Liberal Detractors Do Too
Donald Trump's path to the White House was paved by his embrace of conspiracy theories, most notably the "birther" lie. Sarah Jones of the New Republic warns that an alarming number of Trump's liberal detractors are following suit
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 08:54

 
Independence Leader Oscar Lopez Rivera is Freed as Puerto Rico Faces 'Colonial' Debt
Juan Gonzalez, a journalist, author, and Democracy Now! co-host, analyzes the release of Puerto Rican independence leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, which comes as Puerto Rico enters a critical bankruptcy process and prepares to hold a referendum on its political future.
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 10:19

 
Tired of Spending on Police and Punishment, Baltimore Residents Seek More Youth Funding
Taxpayer's night brings criticism of city's continued emphasis on policing and prisons at the expense of schools and youth programs by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis
DATE: 2017-05-19 | LENGTH: 03:14

 
Special Counsel Investigating Trump Campaign Has Deep Ties to the Deep State
Former FBI agent and 9/11 whistleblower Coleen Rowley says former FBI head Robert Mueller, now appointed to investigate the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, participated in covering up the pre 9/11 role of the U.S. intelligence agencies and the Bush Administration, helped create the post 9/11 national security/surveillance state, and helped facilitate the pre-Iraq war propaganda machine
DATE: 2017-05-17 | LENGTH: 19:16

 
What's a Progressive and the Fight for Chair of the California Democratic Party
Norman Solomon of the Bernie Delegates Network says the California fight reflects a much larger struggle within the party between progressives and corporate Democrats
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 22:01

 
Upcoming Presidential Vote in Iran Tight Race Between Conservative and Moderate Incumbent
The sluggish Iranian economy is the main issue for President Rouhani's reelection says Trita Parsi, author of "Losing an Enemy"
DATE: 2017-05-17 | LENGTH: 10:57

 
Chelsea Manning is Free, and Her Impact is Worldwide
U.S. Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning is free after serving seven years behind bars. Kevin Gosztola of Shadowproof and Nathan Fuller of the Courage Campaign, have remained deeply involved in her case, discuss Manning's freedom and her global impact
DATE: 2017-05-17 | LENGTH: 20:54

 
Puerto Rico Debt Crisis: 'A Great Depression That Doesn't End'
Journalist, author, and Democracy Now! co-host Juan Gonzalez says the Puerto Rican debt crisis, now entering a critical bankruptcy phase, results from a legacy of U.S. colonial domination and predatory Wall Street debt
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 19:57

 
CO2 Emissions Decline in India and China
Climate scientist Bill Hare says that China's and India's moves towards renewable energy could counter the negative effects of the Trump administration's climate policies
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 14:13

 
UK Corruption, the Election, and Austerity
David Whyte of Liverpool University explains how the Conservatives' election slogans are bound to deliver the opposite of what they are promising
DATE: 2017-05-18 | LENGTH: 10:29

 
Why Did the FBI Leak the Comey Memo?
Prof. Robert English, who worked for the U. S. Department of Defense, tells Paul Jay that a deep Russophobia and the interests of the military industrial complex are driving the permanent state to exaggerate the significance of Trump's transgressions so they can torpedo a more rational approach to U.S. Russia relations; that said, Trump and friends financial corruption involving Russian oligarchs may emerge as the real story
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 22:01

 
Trump Heads to Saudi Arabia - Target Iran and Iraq?
Sabah Alnasseri and Paul Jay discuss the Trump/Saudi plan for an anti-Iran Arab alliance and to use ISIS as justification for increasing American troop levels - with Iraq's oil as the prize
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 24:14

 
Afghanistan: U.S. Poised to Extend a War it Can't Win
Military historian Andrew Bacevich says the U.S. is could soon escalate the Afghan war rather than face the tough questions it would take to end it
DATE: 2017-05-17 | LENGTH: 10:50

 
Donald Trump is a Classic Corporatist
Radical anthropologist David Graeber analyzes how Trump fits into US history who represents real estate interests above all else
DATE: 2017-05-17 | LENGTH: 12:30

 
Advocates Want Zero Waste Without Incineration
Local and national advocates praise Baltimore moving towards zero-waste but warn of the dangers of further contamination by trash incinerators
DATE: 2017-05-17 | LENGTH: 05:22

 
Corbyn's New Labour Manifesto Fires Up Base, Angers UK Elites
Thomas Barlow of UK's Real Media says Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn's new "For the Many, Not the Few" manifesto puts sweeping progressive change on the table, much to the chagrin of the British political and media establishment
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 12:14

 
Israel Begins to Confiscate 20% of Asylum-Seekers' Incomes
Documentary filmmaker Lia Tarachansky explains that the income garnishing measure targets African refugees and is intended to discourage asylum in Israel
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 14:36

 
"Resistance" to Russia While Normalizing War
Military historian Andrew Bacevich says the incessant U.S. media and political focus on Russiagate is sidelining critical issues, including perpetual war
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 11:45

 
Trump Appoints Voter Suppression Expert as "Voter Integrity" Director
Investigative reporter Greg Palast explains how Kris Kobach has used voter registration databases to purge millions of legitimate voters and now he is in charge of "voter integrity"
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 11:06

 
Rattling the Bars: Death of A Fifteen Year Old in an Adult Prison
In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway interviews Jeanine McNeal about her fifteen year old nephew Jaquin Thomas and his fatal experience being incarcerated in an adult prison
DATE: 2017-05-16 | LENGTH: 12:09

 
Trump Expanding War From Syria to Afghanistan As Media Focuses on Comey
Vijay Prashad and Paul Jay: while the media continues its frenzy over Comey's firing and the "Russia connection", Trump is readying his "global war against Islamic Fascism" to be fought "without restraint"
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 13:24

 
Time for Trump to Come Clean on Russian Connections and Money Laundering
If Trump has nothing to hide, he would have allowed the investigations to continue, to prove that there is nothing improper with his connections to Russia, says investigative journalist James Henry
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 10:37

 
Britain's Plans to Fight Air Pollution is "Weak and Incoherent"
James Thornton of Client Earth explains that Britain has one of the worst records in air pollution in Europe and the government's plan of "malign neglect" will do nothing to reverse this
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 14:45

 
Trump Continues to Waffle on whether US will Adhere to Paris Climate Agreement
Trump pledged on the campaign trail to pull out of the Paris Accords, but now that announcement will be delayed until after the G-7 summit. Janet Redman of Oil Change International says US participation is crucial
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Trump Reiterates Support for a New Glass-Steagall Act, But Will it Pass Congress?
Trump administration support for reinstating Glass-Steagall Act is an effort to appeal to Trump's base, but won't go anywhere. It would be beneficial, though, if it doesn't mean also deregulating the finance sector says Gerald Epstein of PERI
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 11:28

 
Tired of Tax Breaks for Wealthy Developers, Baltimore Activists Offer Affordable Housing Solution
A broad coalition of Baltimore housing advocacy groups are proposing a dedicated trust fund managed by community members to finance fixing vacant homes and building more affordable housing by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-05-15 | LENGTH: 04:09

 
Wilkerson: Trump 'Needs a Good War' and Pence is Waiting in the Wings to Lead It
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the significance of the Comey affair, the prospect of the rise of VP Mike Pence as the real power in the White House, and the danger of war as a way out for a dysfunctional administration
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 19:40

 
No Desk Duty This Time: Cop Quickly Charged in Murder of Unarmed Teen
Nina Turner: After lying about what happened, Roy Oliver was fired then booked on murder charges in connection to the shooting death of 15 year old Jordan Edwards in Texas
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 23:00

 
Economic Dimensions Militarized Palestine
Alaa Tartir of the Palestinian Policy Network explains that the Palestinian Economy is unable to grow or develop because the Israeli occupation controls all aspects of the economy
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 13:09

 
Can UK Labour Woo the Young and the Restless on June 8th? (part 2)
Thomas Barlow of Real Media says the large number of young people that are registering to vote in this general election could mean unexpected results
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 07:27

 
David Graeber: Should We Vote?
Anarchist anthropologist and academic David Graeber talks about the choices in the upcoming UK General Election
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 03:58

 
Rattling the Bars: Industrial Workers of the World Against Prison Slavery
Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with IWW organizer Lauren Karaffa about the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and their solidarity with incarcerated people's struggle for human rights
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 08:57

 
Town that Fired 1st Black Chief Under Scrutiny for Pricey Project Amid Spike in Crime
State officials want to know what happened to $1 Million in grant money Pocomoke City used to build a restaurant, but activists say the funds should have been used to fund a recreation center and continue community policing programs
DATE: 2017-05-14 | LENGTH: 04:11

 
New Campaign Urges People "Off Fossil Fuels" In Their Own Communities
With federal environmental protections and regulations under attack by the Trump Administration, Food and Water Watch is launching a new effort to take the fight protecting the environment to states and towns
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 13:24

 
Can Dems Learn From Their 2016 Mistakes If They Do Not Acknowledge Them?
Russia, Comey, Wikileaks - Nina Turner explains how democrats could have overcome these challenges, had they actually listened to their base
DATE: 2017-05-13 | LENGTH: 19:47

 
Tillerson Agrees Climate Change Is Hurting The Arctic, Contradicting Trump Admin Policies
The Secretary of State stopped short of linking climate change to human activity, when he signed the Fairbanks Document this week in Alaska. But Janet Redmond of Oil Change International says the Trump Administration is still denying the urgency of the warming planet
DATE: 2017-05-13 | LENGTH: 10:24

 
Rattling the Bars: Attorney General Reintroduces Harsh Sentencing Rules for Non- Violent Drug Offenses
Kara Gotsch of the Sentencing Project explains how AG Jeff Sessions' new guidelines will boost the prison population and increase costs
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 09:18

 
Canada's Housing Bubble is Larger than that of the US Before 2008
In most of Canada fewer and fewer people can afford housing because of a massive housing bubble explains white collar criminologist Bill Black
DATE: 2017-05-11 | LENGTH: 10:59

 
As Clinton Blames Comey & Russia, Authors of "Shattered" Expose Aimless Campaign
Hillary Clinton says she would be president if not for Comey. But the new book, "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign," reveals a campaign that couldn't hone a core message. We speak to co-author Jonathan Allen
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 19:05

 
Supporters Rally for Brazil's Former President Lula as he Testifies in Corruption Case
Mike Fox reports from Curitiba, Brazil, where former president Lula da Silva defended himself in court against corruption allegations for the first time
DATE: 2017-05-11 | LENGTH: 02:41

 
Venezuelan Government's Call for a Constitutional Assembly is a "Mixed Bag"
Steve Ellner considers the government's call for a constitutional assembly a positive step for breaking the political deadlock, but it still won't solve the country's most pressing problems
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 14:42

 
Can UK Labour Woo the Young and the Restless on June 8th? (part 1)
Thomas Barlow of Real Media says the large number of young people that are registering to vote in this general election could mean unexpected results
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 08:44

 
Lawyer with Responsibility for Mortgage Crisis Appointed to Take Care of Mortgage Banks
Trump appointed Craig S. Phillips, who contributed to the 2008 financial crisis at Morgan Stanley, to take care of FannieMae and FreddieMac, explains white collar criminologist Bill Black
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 12:40

 
Why are British Columbians Voting Liberal, Against Their Own Interest?
British Columbia is giving away lumber at .50 cents an acre and the Green Party holds the balance of power at a tipping point on energy policy says Michael Hudson
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 17:33

 
Bill McKibben: Inevitable Renewable Energy Will Win
Founder of 350.org discusses how we need to fight Trump and build on what we want at the same time
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 02:17

 
Rattling the Bars: MIT Students Demand Divestment From Prison Profiteering Corporations
Eddie Conway speaks with two graduate student organizers who are working with the Ordinary People's Society to take on Aramark, a company that has faced many human rights complaints in prisons
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 12:48

 
Conservatives Are Getting Closer to the first Constitutional Convention since 1787
Max Parthas and Eddie Conway discuss the danger of corporate forces controlling a process of rewriting the constitution and the importance of education and mobilization of the grassroots to counter it
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 14:03

 
UK: Progressive or Regressive on Tax?
Most people think the UK has a progressive tax system, but huge cuts to the corporation tax since 2010 alongside rises in VAT mean the system is becoming more regressive
DATE: 2017-05-12 | LENGTH: 01:20

 
Comey Affair Sign of a Fractured American State
Historian Gerald Horne and Paul Jay dig deeper into Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey and the forces driving great divisions in the elites, the political class and the state apparatus
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 22:28

 
Trump Fires Comey for Actions He Once Praised
President Trump says he fired FBI Director Comey over his handling of the Clinton email investigation, which Trump previously praised. Roll Call columnist Jonathan Allen says Trump may be trying to weaken FBI probe of his campaign's alleged ties to Russia
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 06:29

 
Trumpcare to Benefit the Wealthiest and Healthiest
The poor and those with previous conditions will either lose insurance or pay far more with Trumpcare explains CEPR's Dean Baker
DATE: 2017-05-11 | LENGTH: 10:03

 
Witnessing the Horrors of the War on Drugs Made this Physician an Outspoken Opponent
Maryland Delegate Dan Morhaim says ending the drug war is the first step to addressing the root causes of addiction
DATE: 2017-05-11 | LENGTH: 09:33

 
I'd Go To War For My Brothers, Won't Go To War For My Country
Rapper Eze Jackson talks to three performing artists from Baltimore: Alex Alexander, Max Beats, and Cellis. They discuss their own work, the impact of activism on Baltimore's art scene, and the politics of marijuana use.
DATE: 2017-05-11 | LENGTH: 26:58

 
Assassination of 41 Activists in Colombia Threatens Peace Process
The Colombian government's peace agreement with the FARC rebels requires the government to protect activists and former FARC fighters, but their government is not living up to this requirement, says Prof. Mario Murillo
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 15:44

 
UK Conservative Party Members Accused of Violating Campaign Funding Law
Conservative party members of parliament are accused of obscuring party campaign spending shortly before the national election explains independent journalist Steve Topple
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 10:31

 
Texas Ban on Sanctuary Cities Will Increase Discrimination
The Texas law will be challenged in court, but it opens the gates for discrimination against immigrants says Lena Graber of the Immigration Legal Resource Center
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 15:42

 
South Korea Voters Oust Conservatives, Usher in Dialogue with North
Author and journalist Suki Kim says South Korea's election of Moon Jae-in, ending a decade of conservative government, is a rejection of neoliberal policies at home and of U.S.-fueled tensions with the North.
DATE: 2017-05-10 | LENGTH: 11:24

 
  

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