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Posted inArticleEconomy and Inequality

Where Next for the Quebec Mobilizations?

Debate Opens on Strategic Perspectives Richard Fidler Despite massive mobilizations throughout Quebec in opposition to Law 78 and the Jean Charest government, the student struggle is once again at an impasse. At the end of May, the government terminated the latest round of negotiations with the four college and university student associations without offering any […]

Posted inEconomy and InequalityPolitics and Movements: US

250,000+ Defy Anti-Protest Law in Quebec

Jeremie Bedard: Students will insist on their rights to education and their right to protest Story Transcript JESSICA DESVARIEUX, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jessica Desvarieux, in for Paul Jay. Today marked one of the largest protests ever to be recorded in Quebec’s history. We are joined with Jérémie Bédard-Wien, who is […]

Posted inArticlePolitics and Movements: InternationalPolitics and Movements: US

Palestine in Canadian Politics

Dan Freeman-Maloy. This article was first published on Socialist Project. Early this month, the Canadian section of Israel’s quasi-governmental Jewish National Fund (JNF) made a big show of honouring Stephen Harper at its annual “Negev Dinner.” It was the first time a sitting Canadian prime minister served as the gala’s honouree – and a grating […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

"Global Noise" Protests Against Austerity and Debt Spread Worldwide

Occupy Wall Street targets Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein, other economic elite Story Transcript JAISAL NOOR: ON SATURDAY OCTOBER 13TH, DEMONSTRATIONS TOOK PLACE ACROSS THE WORLD TO MARK THE “GLOBAL NOISE” DAY OF ACTION TARGETING ECONOMIC ELITES ACTIVISTS SAY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR INCREASING DEBT AND AUSTERITY MEASURES. PROTESTS WERE HELD IN CHICAGO, ILLINOIS, LONDON, ENGLAND […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: International

Thousands of Mexicans Protest Alleged Elections Fraud

James Cockcroft: Mexican Elite will not allow Andres Lopez Obrador to be President Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. In Mexico, the presidential elections are a matter of tremendous controversy. Tens of thousands of people have been in the streets saying the elections […]

Posted inEconomy and Inequality

May 1st and an Independent Workers Movement

Leo Panitch and Sam Gindin: Occupiers and union activists should build class organizations that challenge for power Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. In 1893, in one of the earliest May 1 celebrations, Frederick Engels, the collaborator with Karl Marx and a theoretical […]

Posted inPolitics and Movements: US

U.S. Electoral System Wallowing in a Sea of Money, Idiocy, and Corruption

Robert McChesney: Corporate media making millions from political ads, then cover ad driven horse race as news Story Transcript PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Washington. Bob McChesney, a well-known scholar and expert on media in America, recently wrote a piece called “The Bull Market”. Here’s […]