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Mueller Report: A Battle Over Maintaining ‘Imperial Hegemony’  (Pt 1/2)

Release of the Mueller Report

April 18, 2019
Gerald Horne and Kamau Franklin discuss the Mueller Report, Russiagate, and whether alleged Russian interference in the U.S. elections is actually significant
Does The Center for American Progress Want to Stop Progressives In 2020?

Does The Center for American Progress Want to Stop Progressives In 2020?

April 18, 2019

Is the Center for American Progress really interested in pushing bold progressive ideas for the American people, when they make questionable claims about America’s favorite progressive candidate, Bernie Sanders? We discuss the issue with Mike Lux

Is Trump for Detente or Militarism? - RAI with Stephen Cohen (2/5)

Reality Asserts Itself - Stephen Cohen

April 18, 2019
Trump’s stated aim is to reduce tensions with Russia, but is it motivated by peaceful objectives or is it preparations for aggression towards Iran and China – Stephen Cohen joins host Paul Jay for a spirited discussion on Reality Asserts Itself
US 'Tightens Noose' on Cuba

US ‘Tightens Noose’ on Cuba

April 18, 2019

Sec. of State Pompeo announced that Cuban Americans and US citizens who lost property after Cuba’s 1959 revolution can now sue companies that have benefitted from this property. This represents an important intensification of sanctions on Cuba, says Jeb Sprague

Black Alliance For Peace Revives Black Anti-War Tradition (Pt 1/2)

Black Alliance For Peace Revives Black Anti-War Tradition

April 18, 2019
The US has been at war in the Middle East for 28 years, starting with Operation Desert Storm in Iraq, then into Afghanistan, Syria, and now we are learning of military bases, operations, and troops in African nations    
Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

Faked Emissions May Send Volkswagen CEO to Prison

April 18, 2019

Bill Black examines the corrupt corporate worlds of Germany and the U.S. and how Trump ignores corporate malfeasance

Unprecedented US Efforts to Expel Venezuela's Representative to the UN

Unprecedented US Efforts to Expel Venezuela’s Representative to the UN

April 17, 2019

In an unprecedented move, the Trump administration, under VP Pence, is making an all-out effort to have the UN expel Venezuela’s ambassador to the UN

Pompeo is "Setting the Stage for a War with Iran"

Pompeo is “Setting the Stage for a War with Iran”

April 17, 2019

In recent congressional testimony, Sec. of State Pompeo linked Iran to al Qaeda and 9/11 and would not say whether he would apply the 2001 war authorization (AUMF) to Iran. Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the implications

Trump Using Refugees as Pawns and Public Policy for Vengeance

Trump Using Refugees as Pawns and Public Policy for Vengeance

April 17, 2019

San Francisco District Attorney candidate Chesa Boudin calls Trump a coward and a bully who should be held legally accountable

The Empire Files: NSA Whistleblower - Government Collects Everything You Do

Empire Files: NSA Whistleblower – Government Collects Everything You Do

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April 17, 2019

Abby Martin interviews former Technical Director of the National Security Agency, Bill Binney, who blew the whistle on warrantless spying years before Edward Snowden released the evidence. They discuss the US empire’s mass surveillance program and dangers of the Intelligence Industrial Complex.

Trump's Tweets Fuel Media Slander and Death Threats Against Ilhan Omar

Trump’s Tweets Fuel Media Slander and Death Threats Against Ilhan Omar

April 16, 2019

James Zogby, of the Arab American Institute, analyzes the increasing threat against Arabs and Muslims in America and its impact on 2020 elections

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

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

April 16, 2019

The first House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearing featured youth climate activists—but not the ones with the Sunrise Movement who demand a Green New Deal

Harsh Conditions in German Refugee Camps

Harsh Conditions in German Refugee Camps

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April 16, 2019

In Germany, there’s growing criticism of the so-called ‘holding and processing centres’ where migrants are sent when they first arrive in the country. Migrants say that conditions inside are horrific

Special Report: Haitian Resistance is Rising; US Complicity in Atrocities (Pt 2/2)

Special Report: Haiti

April 16, 2019
An unknown number of Haitians were killed, raped, and burned alive in La Saline, Haiti, the home of African Diaspora liberation. Margaret Prescod talks about what she found
Steve Miller and the Nationalist Takeover of the White House

Steve Miller and the Nationalist Takeover of the White House

April 16, 2019

We are in a battle to stop white supremacy from seizing power, says TRNN contributor Jacqueline Luqman

Economic Update: Venezuela

Economic Update: Venezuela

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
April 16, 2019

This week: Updates on Brexit and the Mueller Report; the new labor upsurge happening in Chicago; how income shapes education and thus “merit;” the mistaken objections to the Green New Deal and Medicare for All; and and how a fascistic “punish the poor” mentality is on the in U.S.; Prof. Wolff interviews Prof. George Ciccariello-Maher…

Medicare for All Divides Democrats but Might Unite the Nation

Medicare for All Divides Democrats but Might Unite the Nation

April 15, 2019

Michael Lighty speaks on Sanders’ Medicare for All bill, the corporate-fueled war inside the Democratic Party, and the battle for American minds

Behind The Scenes Of A Baltimore Corruption Scandal

Behind The Scenes Of A Baltimore Corruption Scandal

April 15, 2019

State Senator Jill Carter and investigative reporters Luke Broadwater and Fern Shen discuss how “Healthy Holly” has shaken up Baltimore politics and local elites

acTVism: Snowden, Chomsky, Varoufakis, Greenwald & Horvat on Assange

acTVism: Snowden, Chomsky, Varoufakis, Greenwald & Horvat on Assange

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April 15, 2019

In this video we compile past comments & analysis from experts that were interviewed on acTVism on the topic of Wikileaks & Julian Assange before Assange was arrested. They include in order: Edward Snowden, Yanis Varoufakis, Glenn Greenwald, Srećko Horvat & Noam Chomsky (video produced/recorded by The Press Project). We would like to emphasise again…

"Stunning and Revealing" - DCCC Demands Loyalty Oath From Political Consultants

“Stunning and Revealing” – DCCC Demands Loyalty Oath From Political Consultants

April 15, 2019

As Jeff Cohen points out, political fear of progressives and corporate power have pushed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) towards strategies for stopping primary challenges

Laura Flanders Show: Are Women Better At Waging Peace?

Laura Flanders Show: Are Women Better At Waging Peace?

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April 15, 2019

Making the future while surviving a war. In humanity’s never ending war stories, combat makes the news, but the macho gaze misses the complex reality and tends to ignore the role of women in war. To switch things up, we refocus the lens, with two of the award winning film makers behind the hit series,…

California Dreamin’ of Climate Action by Newsom, But Will He Deliver?

California Dreamin’ of Climate Action by Newsom, But Will He Deliver?

April 15, 2019

After a Governor Jerry Brown mixed record, climate advocates hope Governor Gavin Newsom will up the ante on climate policy. Early on, details remain murky.

Arab Spring Arrives Late in Algeria: New Elections Called

Arab Spring Arrives Late in Algeria: New Elections Called

April 14, 2019

Baba Aye discusses the protests in Algeria, the colonial legacy that still shapes the country’s politics today, and the decision of independence hero Bouteflika to step down