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

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

February 21, 2019

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

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…

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

February 22, 2019
Venezuela's Former Minister of Communes and Culture Talks to TRNN About the Crisis

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

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Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

February 22, 2019
Bills Criminalizing Pipeline Protest Arise in Statehouses Nationwide

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

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

February 22, 2019
Mumia Abu-Jamal's Former Lawyer on the DA's Challenge to his Appeal

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…

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

February 20, 2019
Are the Deaths of These Black Men in Police Custody Really Accidents?

A TRNN investigation looks at several cases of African-American men who died in police custody that were ruled accidents or due to natural causes, but…

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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

Bernie and the Black Vote

Bernie and the Black Vote

February 20, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman and Prof. Lester Spence discuss how Sanders might distinguish himself and contend with Black candidates such as Corey Booker and Kamala Harris

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

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

February 20, 2019

The effort to rollback Venezuela’s Bolivarian Revolution must be seen as part of a determined effort to pry open all economies to transnational capital – it’s about access, says sociologist of globalization William I. Robinson

Economic Update: Economics of Conflicted Mothers

Economic Update: Economics of Conflicted Mothers

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
February 20, 2019

This week: Updates on the government shutdown’s very important lessons; U.S. teachers oppose a declining capitalism imposing its costs on the people; and firing the big banksters leaves our big bank problems unsolved; Interview with journalist Julianna Forlano on economic costs and effects of a working mom in US capitalism today.

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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

Haiti: Weeks of Protests Demanding the Resignation of the President

February 19, 2019

City Gave 8 Cops License to Terrorize Residents, Now Officials Say They’re Not Responsible

February 19, 2019

Laura Flanders Show: The Pregnancy to Prison Pipeline

February 19, 2019

Public “Medicare for All” Saves U.S. Taxpayers 1.5 Trillion Dollars

February 18, 2019

First Step in New York State Towards Universal Rent Control

February 18, 2019

TRNN Visits a Working Class Neighbourhood in Caracas

February 18, 2019

Teen Environmental Activist Tells Congress to Stop Putting “Profit Over People”

February 18, 2019

Warsaw Conference’s War with Iran Agenda, Met with Low Level Delegations from European Allies

February 17, 2019

Are Palestinians Living under a Double Occupation?

February 17, 2019

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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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