What is at Stake in Venezuela: National Sovereignty

What is at Stake in Venezuela: National Sovereignty

February 22, 2019

NYU history professor Greg Grandin discusses the history of the concept of national sovereignty as it originated in Latin America, but was repeatedly challenged by the US. The latest US threats against Venezuela once again threatens to make the concept irrelevant and would serve as justification for more unilateral interventions

Venezuela: US/Canadian Attempted Coup Not About Democracy – Paul Jay (Pt1/2)

Venezuela: US/Canadian Attempted Coup Not About Democracy - Paul Jay (Pt1/2)

Corporate media hides that the crisis in Venezuela is a class struggle, and whatever its faults, the Bolivarian revolution is a struggle for equality and…

Racially Discriminatory Lending Leads to Black Community Wealth Decline

February 22, 2019
Racially Discriminatory Lending Leads to Black Community Wealth Decline

Baltimore study shows predatory lending by major banks  across nation led to massive home foreclosures and wealth theft in Black communities

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US Sanctions on Venezuela Possibly Worse than Iraq Sanctions Before War

February 22, 2019
US Sanctions on Venezuela Possibly Worse than Iraq Sanctions Before War

News about humanitarian aid shipments to Venezuela almost never compare how tiny a fraction this aid is relative to the devastating damage that US sanctions…

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Spain Struggles for its Identity as Catalan Independence Leaders Face Trial

February 22, 2019
Spain Struggles for its Identity as Catalan Independence Leaders Face Trial

The trial against 12 Catalan independence leaders exposes the extent to which Spain’s status as a coherent nation-state is being questioned. The governing socialist party…

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Trump’s Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party’s Far Right

February 21, 2019
Trump's Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party's Far Right

NYU History Professor Greg Grandin puts Trump’s call for a border wall in the context of US history, politics, and the right-wing imagination

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Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott, if Event Held in Israel (Pt 1/2)

February 21, 2019
Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott, if Event Held in Israel (Pt 1/2)
Danielle Alma Ravitzki explains how the Israeli government uses the Eurovision song contest to whitewash and pinkwash its crimes against Palestinians. This year the contest... See More

Brazil’s Unions Push Back on Assault on Labor

February 22, 2019
Brazil's Unions Push Back on Assault on Labor

Brazil’s labor movement is gradually mobilizing against the new right-wing president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, who is putting his program of assaulting labor rights and…

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Venezuela's Former Minister of Communes and Culture Talks to TRNN About the Crisis

Venezuela’s Former Minister of Communes and Culture Talks to TRNN About the Crisis

February 22, 2019

Well-known Venezuelan writer and theorist, Reinaldo Iturriza, says US sanctions and the low price of oil have devastated Venezuela’seconomy

Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

February 22, 2019

Oil and gas industry-backed law, on books as model legislation for corporate-funded American Legislative Exchange Council, moving through several states in early 2019

Mumia Abu-Jamal's Former Lawyer on the DA's Challenge to his Appeal

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Former Lawyer on the DA’s Challenge to his Appeal

February 22, 2019

Rachel Wolkenstein, Mumia’s former lawyer, talks about DA Larry Krasner, known as a progressive D.A., challenging Mumia’s right to appeal, which she deems as a further attempt for a cover-up and more evidence that Mumia’s case needs to be dismissed

Opposition Grows to Hopkins' Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

February 21, 2019

On Friday legislators will hear from  supporters and opponents of the bill

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee

February 20, 2019

Pavlina Tcherneva, one of the economists behind the idea, explains how it can fight the climate crisis and promote economic stability for American

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What is at Stake in Venezuela: National Sovereignty

February 22, 2019

Racially Discriminatory Lending Leads to Black Community Wealth Decline

February 22, 2019

US Sanctions on Venezuela Possibly Worse than Iraq Sanctions Before War

February 22, 2019

Spain Struggles for its Identity as Catalan Independence Leaders Face Trial

February 22, 2019

Brazil’s Unions Push Back on Assault on Labor

February 22, 2019

Venezuela’s Former Minister of Communes and Culture Talks to TRNN About the Crisis

February 22, 2019

Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

February 22, 2019

Mumia Abu-Jamal’s Former Lawyer on the DA’s Challenge to his Appeal

February 22, 2019

Trump’s Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party’s Far Right

February 21, 2019

Artists Call for Eurovision Boycott

February 21, 2019

Opposition Grows to Hopkins’ Armed, Private Police Force Proposal

February 21, 2019

Venezuela: US/Canadian Attempted Coup Not About Democracy – Paul Jay (Pt1/2)

February 21, 2019

Why the Green New Deal Includes a Jobs Guarantee

February 20, 2019

Are the Deaths of These Black Men in Police Custody Really Accidents?

February 20, 2019

Bernie and the Black Vote

February 20, 2019

Venezuela: The Epicenter of the “Pink Tide” and Now of the Right-Wing Rollback

February 20, 2019

Economic Update: Economics of Conflicted Mothers

February 20, 2019

White Supremacy and the Progressive Movement

February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

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February 19, 2019

Laura Flanders Show: The Pregnancy to Prison Pipeline

February 19, 2019

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February 18, 2019

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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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