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Are Accusations of Chinese Human Rights Violations Reinforcing the Trade War?

December 5, 2019

Professor David Kotz discusses how the U.S.’s hardened trade stance has nothing to do with human rights, despite new reports of the massive human rights violations of the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in western China.

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Germany’s Social Democrats Are Moving Left. Will it Save the Party?

December 5, 2019

Germany’s SPD followed the example of Britain’s Labour party, electing new left-wing leadership after years of decline. Steve Hudson, an activist in both parties, discusses…

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Do We Still Need NATO?

December 4, 2019

Macron said the alliance is brain dead, and Trump tweeted about Europe not paying its fair share. Bureaucratic inertia and vested interests are keeping NATO…

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Fossil Fuel Production Plans Could Push Earth off a Climate Cliff

December 4, 2019

The United Nations is beginning its climate summit in Madrid. Their new report says that if all booked fossil fuel reserves are burned, it could…

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Agent Provocateurs and the Assassination of Black Panther Fred Hampton

December 4, 2019

TRNN’s Eddie Conway honors the 50th anniversary of Hampton’s assassination by describing the event and its significance for social movements today.

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Buttigieg Pursues Black Voters at Rev. Barber’s Church

December 3, 2019

Pete Buttigieg spoke at Rev. William Barber’s church in North Carolina, discussing racial and inequality issues that are highlighted in the Poor People’s Campaign platform.…

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As Resistance Halts Pipelines, LNG and Tar Sands Move via Rail

December 3, 2019

The Trump administration is considering a proposal to move fracked gas by rail at the behest of a company owned by Milwaukee Bucks billionaire owner…

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Shoot First, Get Paid Later

December 5, 2019

The Police Accountability Report explores how a controversial shooting may lead to a lifetime pension for the officer involved, and why concepts like blanket criminality and moral disqualification drive the system that rewards questionable behavior.

AcTVism: The Julian Assange Case

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December 3, 2019

In this video we compile excerpts of interviews that we conducted from 2018 to 2019 pertaining to the extradition case of Julian Assange and the implications it has on press freedoms and democracy. This compilation includes analyses from Abby Martin, Jill Stein, Yanis Varoufakis and Noam Chomsky. This video also includes statements from Edward Snowden,…

Laura Flanders Show: Mondragon’s Cooperatives and the Legacy of its Founder

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December 2, 2019

In this episode, Laura learns about the culture of the Basque Country’s Mondragon Coop and the history of its founding by Catholic Priest José María Arizmendiarrieta’s. Catholic social doctrine, resisting Franco, and protecting Basque identity are all part of the story of the world’s largest cooperatively owned business. Follow Laura as she endeavors to understand…

Big Rail Spends More on Denying Climate Change than Big Oil

December 2, 2019

A new study concludes that rail is the industry that’s injected the most money into climate change denial propaganda efforts in the last 25 years.    

Carbon Offset Programs Are Failing as Climate Solutions

December 2, 2019

New reports are questioning the effectiveness of cap-and-trade programs against climate change in California and for East Coast states. Emissions in California and globally are projected to skyrocket in the decades ahead unless significant action is taken.

Columns

Baltimore to Reckon With A Shitty Sewage Situation

By: Dharna Noor

November 13, 2019

Republicans Storm Closed Door Impeachment Hearing

By: Lisa McCray

October 23, 2019

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

By: Frank Hammer

October 23, 2019

HBO’s Watchmen Tackles the 1921 Tulsa Massacre

By: Lisa McCray

October 22, 2019

Message to the Climate Strike Marchers in Detroit

By: Frank Hammer

September 26, 2019

Baltimore Advances Measure to Combat Rising Water Bills

By: Jaisal Noor, Dharna Noor

September 26, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s Magic Word: Strike!

By: Dharna Noor

September 24, 2019

Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

By: Jaisal Noor, Dharna Noor

September 20, 2019

Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

By: Jaisal Noor, Dharna Noor

September 18, 2019

UN Convener of Upcoming Climate Action Summit Previews Event

By: Mark Hertsgaard

September 17, 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

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

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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