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How did North Korea Acquire the Technology for the Bomb?

January 8, 2016

Robert Kelley, former director at the IAEA, explains the role of Pakistan as well as what information is needed to know what was detonated

Essure Problems

January 8, 2016

The horrors of a women’s contraceptive device called Essure could be a harbinger for what a new bill called the 21st Century Cures Act does more broadly to our medical regulatory system

Black and Latino Youth Demand Police Reform

January 8, 2016

CASA de Maryland and the Youth Freedom School protest outside of Baltimore city hall demanding police reform.

Pre-trial Hearings for Freddie Gray Case Start Wednesday

August 30, 2015

Top civil rights attorney Dwight A. Pettit says he has turned over records from past wrongful death suits involving police to the Justice Department’s civil rights division

Mediterranean Refugee Crisis Escalating

August 29, 2015

As the UN announces that the number of refugees and migrants in the Mediterranean this year exceeds 300,000, Vijay Prashad says the superpowers must move towards a ceasefire in Syria as soon as possible to stem the tide

Extraordinary Brutality Inflicted on Civilians in Yemen

August 29, 2015

As Saudi ground troops enter Northern Yemen with US backing, Amnesty International charges Saudis with alleged war crimes

Pocomoke to Attorney General: Reason for Secret Meeting is Secret

August 29, 2015

The city says it cannot disclose why the council met without public notice to fire its first black chief

Who “Recovered” in Post-Katrina New Orleans?

August 28, 2015

Author Gary Rivlin discusses how white homeowners disproportionately benefited from the multibillion federally funded Road Home program while working and middle class black families still await relief.

What Has Changed Since Freddie Gray’s Killing?

August 28, 2015

TRNN visits Penn & North, a short distance from where Freddie Gray lived and died and this is what we witnessed

Why Is the Health Care Industry Celebrating Obamacare’s Supreme Court Victory?

June 25, 2015

Six million people remain insured, but as many as 58 percent of federal exchanges provide one or two healthcare plans, meaning the profit-driven healthcare industry limits coverage, says Dr. Margaret Flowers

What Is the REAL Symbol of White Supremacy?

June 23, 2015

Eddie Conway and Dr. Gerald Horne discuss media coverage of the Charleston massacre and whether the particular focus on the Confederate flag misses the mark when looking to unpack racist symbolism and its impact on society

Happy Birthday Tupac Shakur: Unraveling the Politics of His Life and Assassination

June 17, 2015

Baltimore-based author and researcher John Potash summarizes his research into the life and assassination of Tupac Shakur

The Dolezal Controversy

June 15, 2015

In the wake of Rachel Dolezal’s NAACP resignation, members of the TRNN team discuss why the case has become such a national debate

House Democrats Defeat TPP For Now

June 12, 2015

CEPR’s Stephan Lefebvre explains why House Democrats voted against Trade Adjustment Assistance and what to expect before the revote Tuesday

TPP: Victory Today, But More Work Ahead

June 12, 2015

Protestors celebrated Friday as the House voted against a companion bill to the President’s Trade Promotion Authority, a huge setback for pro-TPP advocates.

NSA Bulk Data Collection Curtailed by Senate

June 2, 2015

David Greene, senior staff attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation, says we should celebrate the fact that this is only the second time in thirty years that congress has curtailed authority granted to the intelligence community

After School Lets Out: Parents, Friends, Tanks

May 3, 2015

Teenagers at Frederick Douglas High School in West Baltimore said they felt threatened by the National Guard trucks, humvees, and soldiers that greeted them at 4:00pm on Friday.