Who’s Behind the Attacks in Sri Lanka?

Who’s Behind the Attacks in Sri Lanka?

April 23, 2019

Muslim-Christian Conflict in Sri Lanka is unprecedented, so who is behind the attack? We discuss the horrific attack with Sri Lankan journalist Sunanda Deshapriya

Modern Monetary Theory - A Debate Between Randall Wray and Gerald Epstein

Modern Monetary Theory - A Debate Between Randall Wray and Gerald Epstein
Randall Wray, one of the founders of the economic theory known as Modern Monetary Theory (MMT) lays out some of its main arguments. Paul Jay...

U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ – RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

April 23, 2019
U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ - RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)

After the fall of the Soviet Union, a dysfunctional and pro-American Russian President Yeltsin presided over the chaos of the 1990’s; when Putin came to…

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Trump’s Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

April 22, 2019
Trump's Latest Iran Sanctions Show an Unraveling of US Foreign Policy

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says unilateral sanctions against Iran are illegal, and show the ascendancy of John Bolton; they intensify tension with China and threaten our…

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Earth Day: How Can Climate Activists Fight Misinformation?

April 22, 2019
Earth Day: How Can Climate Activists Fight Misinformation?

Award-winning filmmaker Josh Fox talks about his new book, The Truth Has Changed, and how climate movements can—and must—fight misinformation campaigns

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Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

April 22, 2019
Comedian Zelenskiy Wins Ukrainian Presidency in Landslide

In a contest against incumbent Petro Poroshenko, the TV comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy won an overwhelming majority of 73%, signaling a hunger for real change in…

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‘Mafioso Capitalism’ and the Suicide of Peru’s President

April 23, 2019
'Mafioso Capitalism' and the Suicide of Peru's President

Prof. Gerardo Renique discusses the three other ex-presidents already in jail over the Odebrecht scandal, and Alan Garcia’s death, just as he was about to…

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The Untold Story of the Nation’s Biggest School Cheating Scandal (2/3)

April 23, 2019
The Untold Story of the Nation's Biggest School Cheating Scandal (2/3)
In part two, authors Shani Robinson and Anna Simonton discuss the role real estate developers and corporate interests played in the destruction of Atlanta’s black... See More
Economic Update: The #METOO Movement

Economic Update: The #METOO Movement

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
April 23, 2019

This week: Updates on Chicago in change; the decline of world trade; New York City’s “congestion pricing plan; the IMF comments on Trump’s trade war and the hi-tech monopolies; the 7 states suing the U.S. Department of Agriculture over school lunch deregulations; and Trump’s warning to House Republicans about socialism; Prof. Wolff interviews Dr. Harriet…

Laura Flanders Show: Integration Won't Solve Racism in Schools

Laura Flanders Show: Integration Won’t Solve Racism in Schools

Partner Content Provided By: The Laura Flanders Show
April 22, 2019

Segregation in education is as bad as ever, and no end appears to be in sight. So what approaches might make a difference. What if Segregation, per se, wasn’t the problem? This week, educators speak out, and we visit an Afrocentric school in Brooklyn, where mindfulness and race are not a detail

From Multilateralism to the Old Policy of Power

From Multilateralism to the Old Policy of Power

April 22, 2019

Responses like xenophobia, nationalism and populism are not going to resolve existential threats, says Roberto Savio, explaining why he thinks multilateralism needs to make a strong comeback

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History - Jay and Curry

Mueller and a Dangerous Moment in Human History – Jay and Curry

April 21, 2019

The threat of nuclear war; the climate crisis; Trump’s regime change plans for Iran and Venezuela; and confrontation with China are far more significant threats than election meddling – former Pres. Clinton advisor Bill Curry and Paul Jay join host Jacqueline Luqman

Empire Files: Gaza Fights For Freedom (Trailer)

Empire Files: Gaza Fights For Freedom (Trailer)

Partner Content Provided By: The Empire Files
April 21, 2019

The Empire Files partners with Gazan journalists for a documentary on the Great March of Return.

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The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 19, 2019

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

April 16, 2019

World Bank Dispossessing Rural Poor

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury

April 16, 2019

Medicare for All 64-Year-Olds

By: Dean Baker

April 15, 2019

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

By: Norman Solomon

April 15, 2019

The Prosecution Of Julian Assange Is A Threat To Journalists Everywhere

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

April 15, 2019

Martin and Julian: Reflections on the Arrest of Julian Assange

By: Richard E. Rubenstein

April 14, 2019

David Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary

By: Steve Horn

April 11, 2019

Russiagate is Not Watergate

By: Andrew Levine

April 5, 2019

Has Privatization Benefitted the Public?

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

April 2, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 1, 2019

World Bank Financializing Development

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury

March 26, 2019

Bernie Is Not a Wind Sock

By: Norman Solomon

March 25, 2019

Why Not Impeach?

By: Andrew Levine

March 22, 2019

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

By: Jaisal Noor

February 25, 2019

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