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#ExtinctionRebellion Launches Civil Disobedience Campaign Over Climate Change

#ExtinctionRebellion Launches Civil Disobedience Campaign Over Climate Change

November 26, 2018

A day after a new US Government report warned of imminent climate catastrophe, TRNN spoke to some of the protesters who marched and shutdown traffic in Manchester, England, to urge action over the climate crisis

Right-Wing Media: Britain’s Free Healthcare System on the Verge of “Imploding”

British Doctors Respond to American Attacks on NHS

November 24, 2018

Two British doctors fire back at recent criticism of Britain’s Government Run Health Service by Donald Trump and conservative commentators

Thousand Shutdown London to Demand Urgent Action on Climate Change

Thousands Shutdown London to Demand Urgent Action on Climate Change

November 19, 2018

Over 70 were arrested demanding the British government adopt a goal of reaching 100% renewable energy by 2025 to help prevent catastrophic climate change

Thousands in London March Against Racism and the Far Right

Thousands in London March Against Racism and the Far Right

November 17, 2018

Thousands took to the streets of London to protest xenophobia , and linked the rise of the far-right with austerity and the false promises of Brexit

French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath

French President Macron Praises Nazi-Collaborating Leader, Whitewashing World War I Bloodbath

November 10, 2018

France’s centrist President Macron ignited a firestorm for praising Nazi collaborator leader Philippe Pétain for his role in World War I. Historian Adam Hochschild argues war resisters are the real heroes who should be honored, as Trump visits Paris to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of WWI

Hitler Wouldn’t Risk Doomsday, But The United States Did  - Daniel Ellsberg on RAI (2/8)

Reality Asserts Itself - Daniel Ellsberg

October 31, 2018
In this series, Daniel Ellsberg and Paul Jay explore Ellsberg's latest book, The Doomsday Machine: Confessions of a Nuclear War Planner. In the introduction to the book, Ellsberg writes: “No policies in human history have more deserved to be recognized as immoral or insane. The story of how this calamitous predicament came about and how and why it has persisted over a half a century is a chronicle of human madness. Whether Americans, Russians, and other humans can rise to the challenge of reversing these policies and eliminating the danger of near-term extinction caused by their own inventions and proclivities remains to be seen. I choose to join with others in acting as if that is still possible.”
European Parliament Bans Single-Use Plastics in Historic Vote

European Parliament Bans Single-Use Plastics in Historic Vote

October 25, 2018

Dr. Jonathan Latham says 95% of table salt contains plastic due to plastics pollution in the oceans    

Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

Canadian Miner Eldorado Gold Demands 850 Million Euros From Greek State

October 22, 2018

Maria Kadoglou of Mining Watch Greece discusses resistance to the Skouries gold mine

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America need Jeremy Corbyn?

Does the UK Need Donald Trump, or does America Need Jeremy Corbyn?

October 22, 2018

In Part 1, TRNN correspondent Jaisal Noor speaks to Brits about their views on the U.S. president, Brexit, and more

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

How Germany Breaks its Own Laws to Arm Saudi Arabia

October 21, 2018

The German government is pursuing the interests of the its arms industry, even as this means violating their own laws, their coalition agreement, and promises to the public