Unintended Consequences: US Sanctions on Russia and Iran Weaken Dollar's Rule

Unintended Consequences: US Sanctions on Russia and Iran Weaken Dollar’s Rule

October 23, 2018

As the US tries to keep countries such as India from dealing with Iran and Russia, it is driving more and more countries to seek alternatives to the US dollar, threatening the dollar’s hegemony, says Vijay Prashad

Paul Jay with host Ben Norton discusses the history of how US foreign policy has used the Saudi claim to lead the Islamic world to fight nationalism and socialism in the Middle East.

Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, not a Technological One

October 23, 2018
Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, not a Technological One

Water contamination is a serious problem in Gaza, but supposedly well-intentioned reports that call attention to the crisis offer only technical solutions that are not…

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Trump Administration Doesn’t Have Power To Eliminate Transgender Rights

October 23, 2018
Trump Administration Doesn't Have Power To Eliminate Transgender Rights

A new Trump administration memo outlines a plan to eliminate transgender peoples’ rights against sex discrimination, but Omar Gonzalez-Pagan of Lambda Legal says the administration’s…

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Trump to Abandon up Key Nuclear Missile Treaty – What is Behind the Move?

October 23, 2018
Trump to Abandon up Key Nuclear Missile Treaty - What is Behind the Move?

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says that the main reason for Trump to abandon the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty has to do with interests in the administration…

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Saudis a Pillar for US Domination of Middle East – Q&A with Paul Jay (Pt 1/6)

October 22, 2018
Saudis a Pillar for US Domination of Middle East - Q&A with Paul Jay (Pt 1/6)

Paul Jay with host Ben Norton discusses the history of how US foreign policy has used the Saudi claim to lead the Islamic world to…

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Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

October 22, 2018
Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

Maria Kadoglou of Mining Watch Greece discusses resistance to the Skouries gold mine

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How Dismantling an Obscure Tax Created an American Aristocracy

October 22, 2018
How Dismantling an Obscure Tax Created an American Aristocracy

Republicans’ decades-long efforts to gut the estate tax is creating a permanent ultra-rich class, and undermining the government’s ability to pay for popular programs like…

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Economic Update: A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism

Economic Update: A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism

October 22, 2018

This week: Updates on the IMF’s prediction of slowing global growth; Bank of England warnings on accumulation of sub-prime debt; Nordhaus Nobel prize and market ideology; Dutch unions and others against corporate tax evasion; signs of labor militancy in Marriott strike and profit-sharing demands of steelworkers; interview with Chris Hedges on his latest book: America:…

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America need Jeremy Corbyn?

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America Need Jeremy Corbyn?

October 22, 2018

In Part 1, TRNN correspondent Jaisal Noor speaks to Brits about their views on the U.S. president, Brexit, and more

Laura Flanders Show: The Next Economy

Laura Flanders Show: The Next Economy

October 22, 2018

10 years since the financial crash we’ve learned that there exists in the US not just one economy, but many, as well as many kinds of economic actors. From platform cooperatives to cryptocurrency, people are continuously building economic alternatives. So says Nathan Schneider, crusader for collective ownership and author of “Everything for Everyone: the Radical…

Assassins for Hire: US Citizens, Israelis, and Palestinians Kill for Money in Yemen

Assassins for Hire: US Citizens, Israelis, and Palestinians Kill for Money in Yemen

October 22, 2018

The US-based mercenary company Spear Group, headed by an Israeli and hired by a Palestinian on behalf of the UAE, conducts extra-judicial killings in Yemen. Antony Loewenstein discusses the details

On the Campaign Trail in Afghanistan: Mariam Solaimankhail

On the Campaign Trail in Afghanistan: Mariam Solaimankhail

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October 21, 2018

Mariam Solaimankhail, an Afghan-American born and raised in the US, left behind her life as a business woman in Los Angeles and moved to Afghanistan six years ago. Undeterred by pre-election violence, she is campaigning for change in Afghanistan

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Unintended Consequences: US Sanctions on Russia and Iran Weaken Dollar’s Rule

October 23, 2018

Gaza Water Crisis: Political Solution Needed, not a Technological One

October 23, 2018

Trump Administration Doesn’t Have Power To Eliminate Transgender Rights

October 23, 2018

Trump to Abandon up Key Nuclear Missile Treaty – What is Behind the Move?

October 23, 2018

Saudis a Pillar for US Domination of Middle East – Q&A with Paul Jay (Pt 1/6)

October 22, 2018

How Dismantling an Obscure Tax Created an American Aristocracy

October 22, 2018

Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

October 22, 2018

Economic Update: A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism

October 22, 2018

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America Need Jeremy Corbyn?

October 22, 2018

Laura Flanders Show: The Next Economy

October 22, 2018

Assassins for Hire: US Citizens, Israelis, and Palestinians Kill for Money in Yemen

October 22, 2018

On the Campaign Trail in Afghanistan: Mariam Solaimankhail

October 21, 2018

AcTVism: Col. Wilkerson on the State of the U.S. Empire

October 21, 2018

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

October 21, 2018

Inside Nikki Haley’s Shocking Speech to Secretive Far-Right Group

October 19, 2018

As Saudi Confirms Khashoggi’s Murder, Will We Stop Its Murder in Yemen?

October 19, 2018

Baltimore’s Cherry Hill: A Community on the Rise

October 19, 2018

Political Violence Escalates in Brazil as Historic Presidential Race Enters Final Phase

October 19, 2018

Honduran Migrant Caravan 4000 Strong Marching To US Border, Trump Apoplectic  

October 18, 2018

Why Do Natural Disasters Turn into ‘Poverty Disasters’?

October 18, 2018

As Canada Legalizes Marijuana the US Tightens Border Controls

October 18, 2018

Social Media Purge

October 18, 2018

Union Organizers Can Put The Fight Back In The Democrats

October 18, 2018

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

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Narrated by Danny Glover, A documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack; the multi-million dollar campaign allowed a climate change denier to be elected president (a new version with updated content and music)

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Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

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