What’s Behind Brazil’s COVID-19 Disaster?

What’s Behind Brazil’s COVID-19 Disaster?

Indigenous, poor, and working-class communities in Brazil are all under threat from COVID-19. One man is largely to blame for the country’s pandemic disaster: President Jair Bolsonaro, who has just tested positive for the virus.

Stir Crazy! Episode #65: First Nation Friday

On today’s show: Journalist, organizer, and founding executive director of Crushing Colonialism Jen Deerinwater, Miwok journalist and community organizer Desiree Kane, and journalist and community…

Congo Doesn’t Need An Apology, It Needs Justice And Reparations

Congo Doesn’t Need An Apology, It Needs Justice And Reparations

King Philippe expressed regret for King Leopold II’s atrocities in the Congo, but Belgium continues to plunder its resources says human rights activist Kambale Musavuli.

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Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison

Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison

Queer, trans, and Black students organized for their safety and dignity and pushed for the removal of police from Madison public schools.

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Climate Crisis: Fracking Pioneer Goes Bankrupt, Pipelines Get Big Legal Win

Climate Crisis: Fracking Pioneer Goes Bankrupt, Pipelines Get Big Legal Win

Fracking pioneer Chesapeake Energy goes bankrupt with industry-wide reverberations, and a trio of pipelines take legal hits as the industry scores a huge legal win.

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BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

TRNN’s Aman Azhar captured these photos June 7-8 shortly after thousands took to the streets of Washington, D.C. demanding an end to racial discrimination and police brutality.

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Srebrenica At 25: Have We Learned Anything?

Srebrenica At 25: Have We Learned Anything?

In 1995, between July 11-22, Serbian forces murdered 8,327 defenseless Bosnians in an act of genocide. What’s happened to international law and outrage over crimes…

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A Blueprint For Violence: Police Training Manual Reveals Disturbing Methods

A Blueprint For Violence: Police Training Manual Reveals Disturbing Methods

A training manual obtained by PAR raises questions about what cops are being taught and how they handle encounters with civilians. PAR speaks with Jaelyn…

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Stir Crazy! Episode #64: Get On Board Or Get Out The Way

On today’s show: Sociologist Taure Brown, YDSA Co-Chair Amelia Blair-Smith, and Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies Khury Peterson-Smith. Hosted by Kim Brown.
Strange Slow Dance Between Israel And The Gulf States, Despite Annexation

Strange Slow Dance Between Israel And The Gulf States, Despite Annexation

UAE ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba wrote an article promising normalization on the condition that Israel does not annex parts of the West Bank. Jamal Juma’ of Stop The Wall pushed back with an opinion piece in Middle East Eye exposing the reality of Israeli apartheid.

Looming Eviction Crisis Will Endanger Public Health And Economic Recovery

Looming Eviction Crisis Will Endanger Public Health And Economic Recovery

Housing advocates put elected officials on trial for failing to address Baltimore’s affordable housing crisis, which has been exacerbated by COVID-19.

Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform

Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform

Organized labor must confront police unions’ opposition to meaningful accountability, says Delegate Gabriel Acevero.

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 5 | Campaigns

We explore the world of political campaigns, and discuss the importance of local elections, and the type of people who run for office.

Columns

BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

By: Aman Azhar

July 10, 2020

Police Intensify Repression Of Protests Demanding Justice For George Floyd

By: Jaisal Noor, Brandon Soderberg

May 31, 2020

If UAW Members Ratify the Contract, What Does GM Get?

By: Frank Hammer

October 23, 2019

Africa’s Free Trade Area Misses Nigeria

By: Mattias Sköld

July 8, 2019

Driving Financialization

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Michael Lim Mah Hui

June 11, 2019

Loyal to their Class, Unhinged from Democracy

By: Mike Ferner

June 6, 2019

Oppose Doug Ford’s Ontario Schools Budget

By: Dudley Paul

May 29, 2019

The (Small-d) Democrat’s Dilemma

By: Andrew Levine

May 24, 2019

Springtime for Biden and Democrats

By: Andrew Levine

May 17, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

May 14, 2019

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Why Ecuador?

By: Ola Bini

May 9, 2019

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

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

We replay this TRNN documentary on the Koch Brothers and their war on climate science, on the occasion of David Koch’s death on August 23rd, 2019. Narrated by Danny Glover, this documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack.

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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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