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Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: USReal News Daily Reports

Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent?

Economists Mark Weisbrot and Gerald Epstein face off to discuss whether 10 years after the Lehman Brothers collapse and the Great Recession of 2008 we are about to see another major financial crisis   Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, coming to you from Baltimore. Here at The Real […]

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Daniel Ellsberg On Assange Arrest: The Beginning of the End For Press Freedom

TRNN Replay: The Justice Department announced on Thursday that WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange has been charged with violating the Espionage Act. Legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg says, “This is the first indictment of a journalist and editor or publisher…And if it’s successful it will not be the last.” Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES It’s The Real News […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: InternationalPolitics and Movements: USReal News Daily Reports

Truman Delayed End of WWII to Demonstrate Nuclear Weapons – Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (3/13)

To intimidate the Soviet Union and prove to Congress the nuclear program should be funded, Truman dropped nuclear weapons on Japan to end the war; no scientist came forward to warn of the dangers to life on earth, says Daniel Ellsberg on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay Story Transcript PAUL JAY: Welcome back to […]