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Russian Court Grants Canadian Greenpeace Activist Bail

November 18, 2013

After more than two months of detention in Russia, sister of Arctic 30 activist Paul Ruzycki says Russian authorities were “heavy handed.”

Wisconsin Recall

November 18, 2013
Wisconsin Republicans make a push to limit terms of recalls, after Republican Governor Scott Walker survived a recall election last year.

First Elected Socialist Seattle Council Member in a Century

November 17, 2013
TRNN speaks with Socialist Kshama Sawant about her vision of an alternative to capitalism.

Hydraulic Fracking

November 6, 2013
Free Frack Colorado coordinator discusses the election’s impact on the fracking industry and communities.

Corporations Reap Billions from Mass Incarceration

October 21, 2013
New campaign exposes the companies that profit off prisoners A new video series called Prison Profiteers exposes the corporations that profit from the nation's incarceration system, including medical companies, bail companies, phone companies, and even police departments. The report mentions Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group as private prison companies who profit from mass incarceration. Jesse…

Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

October 20, 2013
In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order

Campaign Finance Reform

October 8, 2013
Supreme Court considers first campaign finance decision since Citizens United.

UN: Greenland Ice Melting Six Times Faster Than Previous Decades

September 27, 2013

Environmental expert Subhankar Banerjee breaks down the latest UN climate change report

Nurses Union President: Obamacare Falls Short

September 3, 2013

Jean Ross: As Obama’s Affordable Care Act leaves tens of millions uninsured, now is the time to push for health care for all