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The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: A fundamental misconception of neoliberal economics is that governments need to balance their budgets like a household

McDonald’s Employee Confronts Executive: I Can’t Afford Shoes For My Children

October 8, 2013

Mother of two arrested after confronting McDonald’s President about poverty wages. Nancy Salgado, 26 years old, is a cashier at McDonald's.  She is a single mother with two children.  Nancy earns $8.25 an hour working thirty to forty hours a week. She has worked for McDonald’s since she was 16 and has never had a…

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 18, 2013
Pt 3 of 7. In the continuation of Paul Jay’s Reality Asserts Itself interview with Chris Hedges, they discuss the fantasy that we can have everything we want and the reality of the grave dangers facing us

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

May 20, 2013
Velcrow Ripper and Paul Jay discuss Ripper’s new film and movements, power and the synthesis of spirituality and politics

US Economy Contracts – More Cuts Will Mean Even Less Growth

January 31, 2013

John Weeks: The idea that smaller government leads to more private sector investment is a fairy tale

Activists Occupy to Fight Racism and to Struggle for Racial Justice

July 6, 2012

In New York, people of color play key role in shaping Occupy movement

TRNN Occupy Wall St. Stories

April 19, 2012
Occupy activists converge in New York’s Central Park ahead of May Day actions