1968

50 Years Ago: As World Watched, Chicago Police Attacked Protesters at ’68 Democratic Convention

August 30, 2018

Mayor Richard Daley unleashed a brutal police attack on anti-Vietnam war protesters at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. We discuss the story’s deeper implications for that moment and for today’s world with William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn

Reality Asserts Itself - Gerald Horne

August 18, 2014
Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War – the effects of which are still felt today

Reality Asserts Itself - Andy Shallal

March 28, 2014
Mr. Shallal says at the local level is where you can make a change. It’s very hard to expect change on the national level.

Reality Asserts Itself - Gareth Porter

March 17, 2014
Mr. Porter tells Paul Jay about his new book “Manufactured Crisis: The Untold Story of the Iran Nuclear Scare”

The US Has Lowest Minimum Wage and Most Young People Without Jobs Among Wealthiest Countries

August 13, 2013

Over 100 economists sign petition to raise the minimum wage

The Black Elite and the Legacy of Martin Luther King

January 21, 2013

TRNN Replay: Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Black History

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement