De-Regulation, De-Supervision, and De-Criminalization Set the Stage for the 2008 Financial Crisis

De-Regulation, De-Supervision, and De-Criminalization Set the Stage for the 2008 Financial Crisis (Pt. 1/3)

September 20, 2018
White collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes how the U.S. got into the 2008 financial crisis and what it means that we have not learnt the lessons from that crisis 10 years later, on the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse

Rana Foroohar sits down with Paul Jay to discuss financialization, the super rich and other disparities of capitalism.

Chicago Hotel Workers Strike for Decent Health Care

September 19, 2018
Chicago Hotel Workers Strike for Decent Health Care

Chicago’s UNITE HERE union is engaged in one of the largest labor actions in the city in decades, for a new contract for service workers…

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Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices Could Be Key Election Issue

September 19, 2018
Skyrocketing Prescription Drug Prices Could Be Key Election Issue

Maryland’s Democratic nominee for governor Ben Jealous has backed a proposal to reign in drug prices, while advocates say incumbent Larry Hogan has helped drug…

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Communities Seek Solutions to Keep Billionaires Out of Local Politics

September 19, 2018
Communities Seek Solutions to Keep Billionaires Out of Local Politics

The Real News investigates how new laws are fighting the wave of cash pouring into state and municipal elections, and how local public financing of…

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10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy – Did the Economy Really Recover? (Pt 1/2)

September 19, 2018
10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy - Did the Economy Really Recover? (Pt 1/2)
The Lehman Brothers bankruptcy was the largest in U.S. history and unleashed a financial meltdown. The Banks were saved but not people’s debt, savings or homes. Michael Hudson looks at the economic instability that we continue to live in See More

Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil’s Far-Right Version of Trump Leads the Presidential Race

September 18, 2018
Jair Bolsonaro: Brazil's Far-Right Version of Trump Leads the Presidential Race

We update our profile of Jair Bolsonaro, who is leading in the presidential race in opinion polls, now that Workers Party candidate Lula da Silva…

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Biofuels: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

September 18, 2018
Biofuels: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

While biofuels, such as ethanol, are often touted as being environmentally friendly and renewable, they have many negative consequences that more than make up for…

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Students Want Change at University Accused of Hiding Sexual Abuse

Students Want Change at University Accused of Hiding Sexual Abuse

September 18, 2018

Students at the University of Maryland Baltimore County protested Monday after a federal lawsuit alleged officials discouraged rape reporting, dismissed cases and destroyed evidence

Fossil Fuels Divestment Reaches $6.24 Trillion

Fossil Fuels Divestment Reaches $6.24 Trillion

September 18, 2018

Fossil fuel companies own our governments, so the number one goal of the movement is to weaken their grip and and then to expose the failed business model of the industry.  We want them to re-direct investments to renewables, says Ellen Dorsey, Executive Director of the Wallace Global Fund

Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

How Global Warming and Arctic Ice Melt Intensifies Hurricanes

September 17, 2018

Arctic ice melt, due to global warming, not only intensifies hurricanes, but also steers them in previously uncommon directions, which is why Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas, says Prof. Jennifer Francis

Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

September 17, 2018

John Bolton warns of joint action in Syria, calling on the UK and France to join. Talk of regime change. The excuse: weapons of mass destruction. Sounds familiar?

Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

Merchants of Death: How the Military-Industrial Complex Profits from Endless War

September 17, 2018

A look into how the military-industrial complex fuels endless war for corporate profits. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin discusses her new report on the five largest US weapons manufacturers and their arms deals with Saudi Arabia, Israel, and Egypt

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10 Years Since Lehman Brothers Bankruptcy - Did the Economy Really Recover?

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Biofuels: An Eco-Friendly Alternative to Fossil Fuels?

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Fossil Fuels Divestment Reaches $6.24 Trillion

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Bolton Mobilizes the Coalition of the Willing – This Time for Syria

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September 16, 2018

Annie Leonard: Governor Jerry Brown Doesn’t Care About Climate Justice

September 16, 2018

Media Coverage of Hurricane Florence Leaves Out Crucial Information

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US-Europe Alliance Will Outlast Trump, No Matter What He Does

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Ben Jealous: Build Maryland’s Economy From The Bottom Up

September 14, 2018

Hidden Victims:  How a Police Homicide Spreads Pain Throughout an Entire Family

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Hundreds Disrupt Global Climate Action Summit, Demand Climate Justice

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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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