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

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

October 22, 2018

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 – From a live recording on October 16th, 2018

How much are Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s policies on the oil sands influenced by Frank McKenna, a powerful player in the oil and banking industries?

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

See More

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…

See More

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

October 22, 2018
Assassins for Hire: US Citizens, Israelis, and Palestinians Kill for Money in Yemen

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.…

See More

Economic Update: A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism

October 22, 2018
Economic Update: A Deepening Crisis of Capitalism

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…

See More

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

October 19, 2018
Inside Nikki Haley's Shocking Speech to Secretive Far-Right Group

Just days before she resigned as UN Ambassador, Nikki Haley delivered a private speech to the Council for National Policy, a secretive group of influential…

See More

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

October 22, 2018
Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America need Jeremy Corbyn?

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

See 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…

On the Campaign Trail in Afghanistan: Mariam Solaimankhail

On the Campaign Trail in Afghanistan: Mariam Solaimankhail

Partner Content Provided By: Deutsche Welle
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

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

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

October 21, 2018

In this interview we talk to a retired U.S. retired Army Colonel (31 years) and the former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell (2002-2005), Prof. Lawrence Wilkerson, about the state of the U.S. Empire, its foreign policy and the ideology and forces that influence it. In addition, we talk about various conflicts…

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

October 21, 2018

The German government is pursuing the interests of the its arms industry, even as this means violating their own laws, their coalition agreement, and promises to the public

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

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

October 19, 2018

Hours after this segment was recorded, the Saudi government confirmed the murder of Jamal Khashoggi. But there is ongoing silence over the US-backed Saudi war on Yemen, which has killed tens of thousands and is threatening a historic famine. We speak to Dr. Martha Mundy of the London School of Economics, author of a new…

Latest Stories

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

October 17, 2018

Departing Official says Baltimore is Over-Policed

October 17, 2018

Oscar Romero, Martyr for Salvadoran Revolution, Canonized by Pope Francis

October 17, 2018

Right-Wing Authoritarianism on the Rise: Brazilians Can Halt the Trend

October 16, 2018

Paul Jay on the US-Saudi ‘Special Relationship’

October 16, 2018

Reality Asserts Itself

More Ways to Find The Real News Network

Climate and the Environment

The Real Baltimore

King Donald Commands the Ocean to Back Off

TRNN Documentary: Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

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)

See More

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.’

See More

Subscribe to the Newsletter!

International News and Analysis

The Future Depends On Knowing

The Real News Network (TRNN) produces independent, verifiable, fact-based journalism that engages ordinary people in solving the critical problems of our time. As legendary journalist Ida B. Wells said, “The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.” We are a nonprofit and do not accept…

Want to Help: Become a volunteer!