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India's Far-Right PM Modi 'Not Welcome' in London
While India's Hindu-nationalist Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to Britain to sign a free trade deal, activist Amrit Wilson says the BJP government is stoking communal and sexual violence against women, Muslims, and Dalits
DATE: 2018-04-22 | LENGTH: 11:49

Why Black Lives Don't Matter: A Radical Interpretation of U.S. History
A discussion featuring Dr. Gerald Horne and Paul Coates
DATE: 2018-04-21 | LENGTH: 00:52

Israeli Forces Kill 4 Palestinians, Injure 40 on Israel's Independence Day
Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip continue to demonstrate even though they know they put their lives at risk because life in the "cage" that is Gaza is intolerable, says Ali Abunimah of The Electronic Intifada
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 12:03

Infamous Mercenary Erik Prince Being Considered to Build Trump's Foreign Army for Syria
Trump is asking Middle Eastern governments to build a military force to replace US troops in northeast Syria, and notorious war profiteer Erik Prince has been contacted for help. Medea Benjamin says the plan is scandalous.
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 12:21

Leaders of China and Japan to Meet -- Could Be a Game Changer
Dr. Gerald Horne says that Trump's trade policies and disregard for Japanese interests might push Japan into closer relations with China, which would change the global balance of power; with host Paul Jay
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 09:36

Cuba has a New President: Is he 'Fidelista' or 'Raulista'?
Miguel Diaz-Canel's rise to Cuba's presidency signifies a historic changing of the guard, as someone born after the 1959 revolution takes over. How he will deal with the twin challenges of continued US pressure and of rising inequality in Cuba is the big question
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 06:43

Marc Steiner Show: Chelsea Manning
Marc talks with whistle-blower, transgender activist, and candidate for U.S. Senate, Chelsea Manning about being homeless, transitioning in prison, and the decision to reveal U.S. military secrets
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 20:18

House Raid Illustrates How Baltimore Police Refuse to Take Black Residents Rights Seriously
An April 16 S.W.A.T. raid on a house full of grieving citizens points to how far the city is from true change or transparency
DATE: 2018-04-20

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: April 20, 2018
The Baltimore Bureau reflects on the uprising following the death of Freddie Gray, the city's love affair with tax breaks, the State's Attorney's race, police and rap, and Johns Hopkins activists fighting against the CIA
DATE: 2018-04-21 | LENGTH: 52:07

Korean Peninsula in Historic Peace Talks - Thanks to Activists, Not Trump
South and North Korea are considering a peace treaty after six decades of war. Simone Chun says this is the result of years of grassroots organizing and protests
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 12:59

Teacher Strikes Continue to Spread - A Symptom of Public Education Underfunding
Teacher strikes continue to spread: from West Virginia, to Kentucky, to Arizona, to Oklahoma, and now to Colorado. However, they are not just about pay - they are a result of systematic tax cuts designed to decimate public education, says Negin Owliaei of the Institute for Policy Studies
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 07:58

IMF Says 2018 Economic Outlook is Rosy, But Austerity is Still Needed
The IMF just released a positive World Economic Outlook report for 2018. Still, in order to make sure that the outlook remains good, the IMF makes recommendation that would lead to recession, says CEPR's Mark Weisbrot
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 14:27

Debunking the Myth of American Exceptionalism, with David Swanson
Anti-war writer and activist David Swanson discusses his new book Curing Exceptionalism, and picks apart the chauvinistic idea that the United States of America is the greatest country on the planet.
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 12:34

New Student Movement Seeks to Change Hopkins from Within
A student lead group called Youth Against War and Racism is partnering with the community to lead a fight against Hopkins' connection to government agencies like the CIA and end its role in military research
DATE: 2018-04-20 | LENGTH: 03:01

Corbyn: Does Strike on Syria Justify Bombing Saudi Arabia over Yemen?
Leftist leader of Britain's Labour Party Jeremy Corbyn said the US-UK-France missile strike on Syria was "legally questionable," and its rationale could be used to justify bombing Saudi Arabia over its devastating war on Yemen
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 04:17

Fighting the Oligarchy Inside the Democratic Party
Paul Jay hosts a panel of activists organizing to challenge corporate Democrats in primaries leading up to the 2018 elections; with Justice Democrats' Alexandra Rojas, Moumita Ahmed of Millennials for Revolution and Eugene Puryear of Stop Police Terror Project-DC
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 19:48

Lopez Obrador's Lead Widens in Mexican Presidential Race Thanks to Trump
Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador's (AMLO) lead in the presidential race has been growing steadily, despite receiving attacks from Mexico's entire establishment, explains UNAM's John Ackerman
DATE: 2018-04-18 | LENGTH: 12:21

Justin Trudeau Vows to Bail Out Profitable Oil Company, Kinder Morgan
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau sees the Kinder Morgan threat to abandon its pipeline project as a threat to the country's national interest and is now mobilizing local governments to maintain the project, says TRNN's Dimitri Lascaris
DATE: 2018-04-18 | LENGTH: 08:57

Global Warming's Impact on Ocean Currents to Amplify Sea Level Rise
A new study shows that the Atlantic's currents have weakened due to global warming and are closer to catastrophic collapse than any time in the last 1,600 years, which could cause rapid sea level rise on the East Coast of North America. One of the study's lead authors explains
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 10:16

State's Attorney's Race: Thiru Vignarajah on Freddie Gray and Gun Trace Task Force
Candidate for State's Attorney Thiru Vignarajah talks about two of the big cases that have defined the incumbent's first term and discusses what he may have done differently
DATE: 2018-04-19 | LENGTH: 10:28

Defense Stocks Soar as Trump Wages War on Syria
Defense company stocks, such as those of Raytheon, Northrup Grumman, and Boeing, rose to unprecedented levels since the beginning of the year because of Tomahawk strikes on Syria and massive arms sales to the Middle East and to the Pentagon. Bill Black talks about the the companies and their profits
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 13:03

Philippines' Duterte Uses 'War on Terror' Tactics to Crack Down on Leftists
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is violently repressing socialist and communist groups by dubbing them "terrorists," in what ex-lawmaker Walden Bello says is a dangerous threat to democracy.
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 13:50

Philippines' Drug War Kills Poor Addicts, Not Rich Dealers
Most of the thousands killed in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's violent war on drugs have been poor addicts. Ex-lawmaker Walden Bello discusses how the middle class is the social base for far-right movements
DATE: 2018-04-18 | LENGTH: 10:37

Col. Larry Wilkerson on Syria: War Powers are the 'Surest Way to Tyranny'
As James Madison once said "war powers is the surest way to tyranny" and tyranny will prevail if people remain apathetic says Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 13:49

Senior Bernie Advisor says 'Bullshit' to Cuomo Campaign Claim It's 'Lockstep' with Sanders
Our election panel, hosted by Paul Jay, responds to NY Daily News report that Bernie Sanders was not endorsing progressive challenger Cynthia Nixon in her run to unseat Gov. Cuomo of New York; with Justice Democrats' Alexandra Rojas, Moumita Ahmed of Millennials for Revolution and Eugene Puryear of Stop Police Terror Project-DC
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 12:32

The Perils of Being a Prosecutor and a Politician
Marilyn Mosby's campaign office opened to both praise and protest last Saturday as she was assailed on one side by the supporters of Keith Davis Jr., who believe she is trying to wrongly imprison a man shot by police, and on the other by a former employee who believes she has allowed too many violent repeat offenders back on the streets to kill more Black men.
DATE: 2018-04-18

France Joins US in a 'Poker Game,' Targeting Iran and Hezbollah
Algerian journalist Akram Belkaid says France is joining the US and UK in Syria to assert its imperial power, even as the war winds down
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 14:09

Activists Offer Palestinian and Kurdish Solidarity
A rally in Baltimore unpacked the complexities of Palestine and Kurdistan and connected the two to the larger global freedom struggle for self-determination.
DATE: 2018-04-17

Starbucks and the Criminalization of Blackness
"Criminalization of blackness" is at the root of the arrest, where Blacks who do things that whites do all the time is considered a reason for arrest, explains Eugene Puryear of the D.C. Movement for Black Lives
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 11:19

Saudi Dictator Dines with French President as Yemenis Starve
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman visited France to sign $18 billion in agreements, while Algerian journalist Akram Belkaid says the catastrophic war on Yemen is barely even mentioned
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 13:12

State's Attorney's Race: Marilyn Mosby on Tyrone West, Keith Davis and Her Critics
In the third and final part of our conversation with Marilyn Mosby, we talk about some of the criticism she has faced in her role as Baltimore City's top prosecutor
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 08:48

Can a Government Program End Racist Government Practices?
Several proposals are now before the Baltimore city council that would fund affordable housing and restore racial equity in government agencies that have sown division in the past, but can it work?
DATE: 2018-04-17 | LENGTH: 04:51

Another Massive Tax Break for Developers? One Key Official Says No
Baltimore's latest proposal to overhaul a low income housing project and an abandoned outdoor mall may include a huge tax incentive for developers, but city council president Jack Young says he has "no appetite" for another tax break.
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 07:44

Bolivia's Ex-President Sanchez de Lozada Convicted in US Court for Human Rights Abuses
In a milestone decision, a Florida court ruled that Bolivia's ex-President Gonzalo Sanchez de Lozada (aka Goni) is liable for civilian deaths during his presidency when he ordered protests to be repressed
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 04:26

To Secure Democratic Vote Pompeo Masks Regime Change Agenda
Despite soft approach at Senate confirmation hearing for Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo has shown little interest in diplomacy on issue after issue. We speak to Medea Benjamin of Code Pink and Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies
DATE: 2018-04-15 | LENGTH: 18:27

Economic Update: Distorting Economic Truths
Labor strikes at Disney; home sales and prices drop sharply; Nestle's approval to profit from privatizing water; UPS and FedEx profit from Trump's attack on Amazon and lies about the USPS; US poverty far worse than in other nations
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 28:54

The Complex History and Relations of the Kurdish YPG, Syria, and US
Turkish-Kurdish journalist Ali Ornek discusses the history of the PKK, Turkey's brutally violent repression of the Kurds, and the complex relations between the YPG, Syria, and US.
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 20:24

Laura Flanders Show: After Hurricane Maria
The conversation in other media seems to be shifting to the social crises that are emerging -- but for many basic supplies, services and medical care are still nowhere in sight
DATE: 2018-04-16 | LENGTH: 26:41

Israel Mows Down Unarmed Gaza Protesters for 3rd Week as US Blocks UN Investigation
Israeli soldiers wounded more than 900 peaceful Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border for the third Friday in a row, while the Donald Trump administration prevents any action by the United Nations - Ben Norton reports
DATE: 2018-04-14 | LENGTH: 04:42

Trump's Attack on Syria Violates International Law
U.S. President Donald Trump ordered a military strike on the Syrian government after Salafi-jihadist rebels alleged a chemical attack in Douma, but human rights expert Alfred de Zayas says this is illegal under international law
DATE: 2018-04-13 | LENGTH: 15:40

Real Media: Direct Action to Stop A War
Sam Walton and Rev. Dan Woodhouse tell their story of how they were acquitted after breaking into a BAE systems airbase in Lancashire to damage fighter jets destined for the Saudi-led bombardment of Yemen
DATE: 2018-04-15 | LENGTH: 10:57

OECD Advises Countries to Curb Extreme Inequality
Economist Michael Roberts says the change of tone within the OECD is interesting, but there are no takers ready to implement estate taxes to reduce inequality
DATE: 2018-04-15 | LENGTH: 12:27

US Military Presence in Syria and Support for Rebels Is Illegal
UN independent expert and law professor Alfred de Zayas says the American military presence and the United States' support for rebels in Syria violate international law
DATE: 2018-04-14 | LENGTH: 14:12

Trump Pardons Libby, Sending Message to Mueller's Targets
Marcy Wheeler says Trump is dangling the Scooter Libby Pardon before those caught up in the web that Robert Mueller is investigating
DATE: 2018-04-13 | LENGTH: 09:21

Trump Threatens to Bomb Syria Without Any Investigation into Alleged Chemical Attack
US President Trump is preparing a military strike on the Syrian government, before the OPCW has been able to investigate the alleged chemical attack in Douma. Journalist Patrick Cockburn says the facts on the ground still are not clear.
DATE: 2018-04-11 | LENGTH: 18:25

Zuckerberg Hearing: An Opening for Regulating Social Media?
The two day congressional hearing with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg opens a door to regulating social media privacy, which is especially needed given that Facebook and similar media companies are virtual monopolies in their fields, says Justin Anderson
DATE: 2018-04-13 | LENGTH: 10:48

Democracy in Crisis: Peace Is Hard, Sniping Is Easy
Palestinian ambassador to the United States Husam Zomlot talks peace as Israel attacks Great Return March protesters
DATE: 2018-04-14

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: April 13, 2018
The Baltimore Bureau reflects on the Maryland legislative session, local Democrats' inertia, the history of Penn North, and the death of Freddie Gray three years ago - plus, episode one of TRNN's Marc Steiner Show
DATE: 2018-04-14 | LENGTH: 05:45

What is Pompeo's Agenda as Secretary of State? Ask the Highest Bidder
Senate confirmation hearings are underway for CIA Director Mike Pompeo. The fact that Pompeo--an opportunistic climate-denier with ties to the GMO lobby, fossil fuel industry, and the billionaire Koch brothers--is poised to become the U.S.'s top diplomat is "very scary," says Wenonah Hauter of Food and Water Watch
DATE: 2018-04-12 | LENGTH: 09:34

After Criticizing Israel, Canadian Journalists for Free Expression Fights for Survival
CJFE's Kevin Metcalf tells The Real News he was placed on paid leave after he drafted a statement condemning Israel's Land Day killings
DATE: 2018-04-12 | LENGTH: 14:04

Striking Teachers Targeted by Kochs
Women's March Organizer Tithi Bhattacharya discusses the teachers leading revolts across the nation are taking on their union leadership, and being targeted by a powerful network funded by the Koch and the DeVos money
DATE: 2018-04-13 | LENGTH: 17:32

The Marc Steiner Show: Bill Ayers
In the first episode of the Marc Steiner Show on the Real News Network, Marc talks with Bill Ayers, former member of the Weather Underground and author of the new book, "You Can't Fire the Bad Ones," about the policies that have re-segregated and privatized our schools and the wildcat teachers' strikes rising up against them.
DATE: 2018-04-13 | LENGTH: 27:25

Miscarriage of Justice: Ex-President Lula's Imprisonment in Brazil
The persecution and prosecution of former president Lula da Silva is a transparent attempt to remove Brazil's most popular candidate from the presidential race because he is also the one most disliked by the country's elite, says CEPR's Mark Weisbrot
DATE: 2018-04-13 | LENGTH: 14:17

Why is Israel so Threatened by Unarmed Gaza Protesters? (Part 1/2)
Despite the mounting Palestinian death toll, mass protests continue in the Gaza Strip. Why is Israel using lethal force on unarmed protesters? TRNN's Shir Hever explains why nonviolent protest is infuriating the Israeli government
DATE: 2018-04-11

Real Media: Facebook - What Next?
Days before the Cambridge Analytica story broke, Professor Beverley Skeggs gave a presentation to the UK Ministry of Justice on the incontestable evidence she gathered when 'tracking the trackers,' but she was not believed. Real Media spoke with Skeggs after the fallout about how to deal with Facebook and how technology is affecting inequality.
DATE: 2018-04-12 | LENGTH: 21:01

Mayor Asks Goldman Sachs to Increase Investment in Baltimore
Mayor Catherine Pugh said she asked investment bank Goldman Sachs to finance a movie theater in Mondawmin Mall, a retail center that just lost one of it's biggest tenants Target
DATE: 2018-04-12 | LENGTH: 02:12

Maryland Gubernatorial Candidate Jim Shea on His Vision for Public Education
Jim Shea on equitable funding for Maryland schools, the teacher strikes sweeping the nation, and MLK's legacy in Maryland 50 years after his assassination
DATE: 2018-04-12 | LENGTH: 17:41

Amid Scandals, Pruitt Puts the Brakes on Auto Regulation
EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's spending habits and association with energy lobbyists are under scrutiny, but the bigger scandal is the rollback of more than 20 environmental protections, including Obama-era clean-car regulations. We speak to retired autoworker Frank Hammer, UC Berkeley's Climate Program Director Ethan Elkind, and Greenpeace USA's Natalie Nava
DATE: 2018-04-11 | LENGTH: 18:49

#ShellKnew: Green Group Sues Oil Giant Over Climate Impact
Internal documents show the oil giant has known for decades that fossil fuel activities would lead to catastrophic climate change, and that it deliberately mislead the public. Friends of the Earth Netherlands says it will take Shell to court if it doesn't do more to cut its climate impact. We speak to campaign leader Freek Bersch
DATE: | LENGTH: 06:49

Trump's Border Policies are 'Gutting' the Right to Asylum in the US
President Trump's decision to send National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border and his treatment of immigrants as criminals serves to dismantle the right of refugees to seek asylum in the U.S., says Marselha Goncalves Margerin of Amnesty International
DATE: 2018-04-11 | LENGTH: 09:03

Trudeau Panics After Trans Mountain Tar Sands Pipeline Suspended
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau convenes an emergency cabinet meeting to save Trans Mountain while Alberta Premier Rachel Notley warns of a "constitutional crisis." Dimitri Lascaris reports
DATE: 2018-04-11 | LENGTH: 05:44

Israel Massacres Unarmed Gaza Protesters Again as International Community Shrugs
The Israeli military massacred unarmed Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border for the second week in a row, and journalist Ali Abunimah says Israel has been granted "total impunity" on the global stage
DATE: 2018-04-10 | LENGTH: 17:27

Major Banks Ramp Up Fossil Fuel Financing Despite Climate Crisis
A recent report, "Banking on Climate Change 2018," finds major banks increased fossil fuel financing to $115 Billion in 2017--up 11% from the year before--even though it was the costliest year on record for climate-related disasters. We speak to lead author Alison Kirsch of the Rainforest Action Network
DATE: 2018-04-10 | LENGTH: 10:44

Col. Larry Wilkerson: Pentagon Plans for Climate Change Despite White House
A recent report from the World Bank says that climate change could displace as many as 143 million people by 2050, generating geopolitical instability and posing new threats to national security. Can the Pentagon properly manage the threats with a climate denialist in the White House? We speak to Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 12:16

UN Declared Humanitarian Crisis in the DRC, President Kabila Rejects Aid
President Joseph Kabila insists that there is no humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, even as millions of children starve. Kabila "doesn't want anything to reinforce what is widely understood: that the instability in the country is caused in large part by his refusal to step down from power," says Friends of the Congo's Maurice Carney
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 11:24

Super Victory for the Far-Right in Hungary
Viktor Orban's far-right Fidesz party won reelection with a two-thirds majority in parliament, allowing him to change the constitution in line with his anti-immigrant platform. Benjamin Novak of the Budapest Beacon analyzes the result
DATE: 2018-04-10 | LENGTH: 08:42

Kentucky Teachers to Hold Sick-Out Friday Despite Threats from Governor
Educators in Kentucky are fighting back against drastic cuts to their pensions and charter school expansion, says teacher Blossom Brosi
DATE: 2018-04-10 | LENGTH: 11:09

Do Teachers Need More Militant Unions to Win?
Union activist Lois Weiner argues the recent wave of teacher revolts were sparked by rank-and-file teachers who refused to accept the status quo
DATE: 2018-04-10 | LENGTH: 08:43

Maryland Passes Watered Down Moratorium on Water Liens
A bill sponsored by Senator Barbara Robinson was fast-tracked through the General Assembly on Monday, but activists say the legislation was stripped down
DATE: 2018-04-10

Civilian Review Board Recommends Termination of Officers Who Shot Keith Davis Jr.
The Civilian Review Board issued a ruling citing inconsistencies in officer statements that may make their Internal Affairs records available to the defense of Keith Davis Jr., who was shot by police three times in 2015 and has been charged with murder in connection to a gun he claims was planted on him by officers
DATE: 2018-04-10

Advocates say Democrats Worked Tirelessly to Defeat Reforms in MD
Last minute efforts to pass tough on crime legislation and thwart reforms aimed at banning destructive water bill liens has frustrated advocates who say the state legislature needs to be more forward thinking
DATE: 2018-04-10 | LENGTH: 05:16

Manslaughter Charges Involving Slain Detective, Indicted GTTF Sergeant, and Planted Dope Dismissed
Umar Burley is free on all charges relating to a car-chase that led to the death of Elbert Davis in 2010 after revelations of police robbery and drug-planting.
DATE: 2018-04-09

MLK Documentary: 'When Silence Becomes Betrayal'
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr., join us for a screening of a new documentary on MLK's opposition to the Vietnam War, based on King's April 30th, 1967 speech.
DATE: 2018-04-04 | LENGTH: 42:50

Beyond MLK: What is to be done, with Danny Glover, Nina Turner, and Eddie Conway
During a Q&A with actor Danny Glover, Our Revolution President Nina Turner, and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway, audience members ask about a range of issues such as COINTELPRO, progressive organizing, the Democratic Party, and ways to fight the injustice and inequality bred by capitalism and bolstered by racism
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 32:31

Economic Update: Beyond the Political Theater
Economist Richard Wolff says all the posturing and finger-pointing--from the NRA's anti-government fear mongering to Trump's Chinese tariffs--are really just an effort to distract from the real issue: 'It gets you focused on something other than the economic system that is screwing you'
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 56:21

The Arch Social Club Holds More Than 100 Years of Black Baltimore History
The Arch Social Club, which sits at Penn North, at the heart of the Uprising after the death of Freddie Gray, has provided a haven for Black men in an often racist city for more than a century
DATE: 2018-04-11 | LENGTH: 03:22

After the 2008 Financial Crisis, a State of 'Productive Incoherence' (1/2)
Some aspects of the global financial landscape have not changed since the 2008 financial crisis, while other aspects have changed in very important ways, leading to "a very messy kind of uneven process of change that has really been catalyzed by the global financial crisis," says economics professor Ilene Grabel
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 04:43

Winnie Mandela: 'The Rebel Within a Rebellion' in South Africa
Ronnie Kasrils, Former ANC Minister of Intelligence, says Winnie was an inspiration to a nation. When the huts were burning and people were bleeding in the streets during the struggle against the Apartheid, it was Winnie that first arrived to be by their side; she was a South African diamond in the rough
DATE: 2018-04-08 | LENGTH: 27:22

Under Threat of Military Coup, Brazil's Supreme Court Sends Lula to Prison
The Supreme Court's 5-6 ruling, which requires presidential frontrunner Lula da Silva to begin serving his 12-year sentence immediately, is "one more in a series of blows against Brazilian democracy," says Brazil Wire's Brian Mier
DATE: 2018-04-05 | LENGTH: 12:47

US Occupying Oil-Rich Areas in North Syria to Choke Damascus
Turkish-Kurdish journalist Ali Ornek says the United States is keeping a military presence in SDF/YPG-held areas in northern Syria to starve the government in Damascus of revenue needed to rebuild
DATE: 2018-04-08 | LENGTH: 15:07

Greek Corruption Scandal Ensnares Former Prime Ministers and Ministers
A bribery and money laundering scandal involving pharmaceutical companies that could cost Greece up to $23 billion has caught up with politicians from Greece's conservative and social democratic parties. Syriza's Ioannis Bournous explains what is known so far
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 07:11

Empire Files: Life Sentences for Charity Work
The Holy Land Foundation Five are Palestinian political prisoners sentenced up to upwards of 65 years in US prison for providing aid to refugees. They were targeted in the Bush administration's post-9/11 dragnet, setting an alarming precedent for activists in the US. Abby Martin sits down with an expert on the case, Miko Peled, to learn more about this little-known case
DATE: 2018-04-09 | LENGTH: 24:25

Undoing the Nuclear Deal Could Propel Iranian Race for the Bomb
John Bolton's aggressive push for military confrontation combined with Trump's vindictive obsession with undoing Obama's legacy could spell disaster for the Iran nuclear deal, which would drive Iran's nuclear ambitions and erode trust around the globe, says Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council
DATE: 2018-04-08 | LENGTH: 13:42

Yemeni Artist Resists Devastating US-Saudi War with Graphic Design
Ahmed Jahaf, an artist and graphic designer in Sanaa, Yemen, explains how he uses art to raise awareness about the crushing US-Saudi war and blockade on his country
DATE: 2018-04-08 | LENGTH: 10:46

Greece Needs a 'Clear Exit' from 'Constant Monitoring'
The constant dependence on international financial institutions has created a loss of financial sovereignty for Greece. Syriza is working hard to no longer need these institutions so the country might regain its independence, says Ioannis Bournous of Syriza's political secretariat
DATE: 2018-04-08 | LENGTH: 19:51

The Occupation of the American Mind
A documentary film narrated by legendary musician and activist Roger Waters of Pink Floyd trains a harsh light on Israel's decades-long propaganda war in the U.S.
DATE: 2018-04-06

The Occupation of the American Mind - RAI with Pink Floyd's Roger Waters and Sut Jhally
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, legendary musician Roger Waters and Sut Jhally discuss their new film about the Israeli public relations campaign to influence U.S. public opinion
DATE: 2018-04-06

Chelsea Manning On Nazis, the Surveillance State, and Running For Senate
The whistleblower and transgender activist Chelsea Manning discusses Senator Ben Cardin, fighting Nazis without resorting to police, and making mistakes like going to an alt-right party
DATE: 2018-04-05 | LENGTH: 25:49

French Austerity Program Provokes Growing Wave of Worker and Student Strikes
University students and railroad and airline workers are escalating protests and strikes in France against President Macron's austerity plans
DATE: 2018-04-07 | LENGTH: 03:07

Remembering the Revolutionary Martin Luther King Jr.
Highlights from TRNN's event honoring MLK on the 50th anniversary of his assassination, featuring his 1967 speech, "Why I am Opposed to the War in Vietnam," and a discussion with actor Danny Glover, Our Revolution President Nina Turner, and Executive Producer Eddie Conway
DATE: 2018-04-05 | LENGTH: 09:13

Louisiana Bill To Hypercriminalize Pipeline Protests Is "Backfiring"
In part two, civil rights lawyer Bill Quigley says the bill is meant to intimidate protesters, but "it's not going to stop the people who are really dedicated."
DATE: 2018-04-06 | LENGTH: 09:51

State's Attorney Race: Thiru Vignarajah Addresses #MeToo, Race, Residency, and Money
In the second part of our interview with former Deputy Attorney General Thiru Vignarajah, he talks about a controversial hidden video, persistent rumors, and a contentious residency hearing
DATE: 2018-04-06 | LENGTH: 15:10

Danny Glover: The Real News Is Yours. Engage It.
On April 4, 2018, The Real Network and Danny Glover commemorate the life of Martin Luther King Jr on the 50th anniversary of King's assassination. See Glover's message to keep The Real News going
DATE: 2018-04-06 | LENGTH: 02:29

Confidential Shell Oil Report Prompts Lawsuit: They Knew About Climate Change Decades Ago
What Royal Dutch Shell knew about fossil fuel driving climate change and when they knew it is confirmed in a confidential report published by a Dutch source, prompting a legal case against the oil giant by environmental group Friends of the Earth
DATE: 2018-04-06 | LENGTH: 09:31

Louisiana Bill Aims To Hypercriminalize Pipeline Protests (1/2)
Civil rights lawyer Bill Quigley says that the legislation is driven by private oil companies who want to clamp down on environmental activists' First Amendment rights and preserve profits derived at the expense of communities of color
DATE: 2018-04-06 | LENGTH: 11:18

Danny Glover and Eddie Conway on the 50th Anniversary of MLK Assassination
Actor and activist Danny Glover and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway talk about how Martin Luther King Jr. worked to build a movement of inclusiveness against militarism, exploitation and racism
DATE: 2018-04-05 | LENGTH: 19:33

MLK Called for a Revolution of Values Says Nina Turner at TRNN Event
Nina Turner, President of our Revolution, at The Real News Network on the 50th Anniversary of MLK's assassination
DATE: 2018-04-05 | LENGTH: 26:05

Oklahoma Teacher Strike Enters Third Day
Inspired by a historic strike in West Virgnia, educators are demanding better pay and more funding for schools, says Tulsa teacher Taylor Painter-Wolfe
DATE: 2018-04-04 | LENGTH: 05:33

Turkey and Islamist Rebels Carve Up Northern Syria
Marking a new phase in the Syrian War, Turkey is taking over cities in northern Syria, and children in occupied Afrin are being brainwashed with pro-Erdogan propaganda. We talk to Turkish-Kurdish journalist Ali Ornek
DATE: 2018-04-04 | LENGTH: 16:15

Working While Black: Black Worker Activism in the 21st Century
Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Tanya Wallace-Gobern of the National Black Workers Center about educating and mobilizing the black community to fight back against workplace discrimination and exploitation
DATE: 2018-04-05 | LENGTH: 13:34,, The Real News Network, Real News Network, The Real News, Real News, Real News For Real People, IWT are trademarks and service marks of Independent World Television inc. "The Real News" is the flagship show of IWT and The Real News Network.

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