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Posted inPolitics and Movements: USReality Asserts Itself

Understanding the Imperialist System Changed My Life – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (1/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay, that the Vietnam War made it clear there was no way to a more rational capitalism and there had to be fundamental change Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to a new […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: USReality Asserts Itself

What Would You Do If You Had Political Power? – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay there are existing models that point to what a new economy and politics might look like Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And this is Reality Asserts Itself. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Gar Alperovitz […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: USReality Asserts Itself

Capitalism in Long Term Stagnation and Decay – Gar Alperovitz on Reality Asserts Itself (3/5)

Mr. Alperovitz tells Paul Jay that if you concentrate wealth at the top, there’s not enough purchasing power to make the rest of the system work Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And this is Reality Asserts Itself with Gar Alperovitz. Now […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

Hypersegregation Is At the Root of Baltimore’s Public Health Crises

Margaret Flowers, Joshua Harris, and Lawrence Brown discuss the severity of Baltimore’s public health issues and the Green Party’s strategy for confronting present-day structural racism in the upcoming municipal elections Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: In the studio joining us, joining Margaret Flowers and Joshua Harris is Dr. Lawrence Brown. Lawrence is an […]

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Postal Workers and Nurses Unions Endorse Bernie Sanders

Kamau Franklin says Sanders has brought the concerns of social movements into the Democratic presidential primary. Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES, EXEC. PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Recent polls of the Democratic presidential candidates are showing Hillary Clinton with a lead over Bernie Sanders. In […]

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Creating The World We Want

In addition to knowing what we oppose, we are building the world we want to see By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers February marks the third anniversary of the 2011 revolt in Wisconsin, the occupation of the state capital and mass protests against the attack on workers. Wisconsin was the largest of the protests at […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

Pt2 Is Public Ownership the Solution?

Gar Alperovitz: There is nothing new about public ownership of major enterprises in the USA Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And we’re continuing our discussion with Gar Alperovitz. He’s a professor at the University of Maryland—political economy—at College Park. He’s a founder […]