capitalism

Humane Capitalism or Fascism and War - Q&A with Paul Jay

Q&A with Paul Jaya and Taya Graham

March 27, 2019
A viewer asks why did Paul say that capitalism led to World War I, and another viewer asks if humane capitalism is the answer to today’s problems – Paul Jay joins Taya Graham

Time On A Pivot

January 18, 2019

TRNN Host/Producer Eze Jackson drops rap lyrics from his view of where things are in general at this pivotal time

The Global Power Elite: A Transnational Class

The Global Power Elite: A Transnational Class

December 26, 2018

Peter Phillips, the author of the book, “Giants: The Global Power Elite,” examines the roles and networks of the world’s richest and most powerful. This class is no longer bound to national concerns, only to the expansion of its own power, says Phillips

Obama Admits Bipartisan Capitalist 'Washington Consensus' Fueled Far-Right & Multiplied Inequality

Obama Admits Bipartisan Capitalist ‘Washington Consensus’ Fueled Far-Right & Multiplied Inequality

December 21, 2018

Former US President Barack Obama admitted that the neoliberal capitalist policies he and his predecessors supported fostered the rise of the far-right and grossly exacerbated inequality

Economic Update: Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism

Economic Update: Capitalism Invites Deepening Criticism

September 8, 2018

This week: Updates on new approach to Labor Day; DNC accepts fossil fuel donations; Turkey’s crisis as typical capitalist instability; collapse of Genoa toll bridge; exploding gap between CEO and average worker pay; Gallup Poll on capitalism vs socialism in US; and Professor Wolff interviews Dr. Harriet Fraad on why U.S. workers don’t rebel more…

Revolution and the Third World: Exploring the Radical Ideas of Anti-Imperialist Economist Samir Amin

August 20, 2018

Samir Amin revolutionized economics by centering the Global South. TRNN’s Ben Norton explores the radical legacy of the Egyptian-French anti-imperialist Marxist with scholar Ali Kadri

Andre Vltchek: “Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism”

August 6, 2018

By David William Pear. A Book Review of Andre Vltchek’s new book: “Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism”, by David William Pear: How can I write a review of Andre Vltchek’s new book Revolutionary Optimism, Western Nihilism? I am damned if I do, and damned if I don’t. Andre himself says that: “There is nothing to add…

Behold, Socialism!

July 27, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. The news is out: “millennials” hold socialism in high regard. The Sanders campaign seems to have brought the idea, or at least the word, back in from the margins and made it appealing.  Two years on, with midterm elections looming, others have picked up the ball and are running with…

Emmanuel Macron in Africa

July 9, 2018
France's neoliberal President Emmanuel Macron has repeatedly told people in Nigeria, Algeria, and beyond to just "move on" after a century of murderous colonialism. Activist Baba Aye speaks with TRNN's Ben Norton about the ongoing harms of imperialism and neo-colonialism in Africa