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Sectarian War Arises in Iraq as Violence Kills 250+ in a Single Week

January 8, 2014

Raed Jarrar: Growing violence in Iraq is the result of the US-backed central government cracking down on grassroots Sunni protestors in Ramadi

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.

Government Close Down – Another Grand Betrayal in the Works?

October 3, 2013

Bill Black: Likely outcome is no change to Obamacare but more cuts to social safety net The Obama administration is planning to make further cuts to the social safety net in order to reach a political settlement with Republicans over the government shutdown, said economist and professor Williams K. Black. “It's the grand betrayal, as…

TPP Protesters Drop Banner from Trade Building to Bring Attention to Secretive Deal

September 25, 2013

Kevin Zeese: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has nothing to do with trade or freedom, and ongoing demonstrations could encourage those on the inside to speak up

“Dream Defenders” Occupy Florida State Capital Demanding End to “Stand Your Ground” Law

July 26, 2013

Activists are demanding a repeal of the notorious Stand Your Ground legislation and an end to racial profiling and the “school to prison pipeline”

Why Turkey Wants Normalization with Israel

March 25, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Israeli apology is a propaganda victory for Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan; NATO member Turkey needs Israeli alliance to solidify role as regional power broker

Forbes Billionaires List Growing

March 17, 2013

James Henry: US still leads as many new billionaires emerging in China and Russia; corporate profits at record levels – as austerity hits and unemployment remains high

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

March 11, 2013
Hamas tries to end collaboration with what it says is due process, but some NGO’s say accused rights are violated in Hamas prisons

Decisive Action Needed to Resolve Food Crisis

February 12, 2013

Tim Wise and Sophia Murphy: More than a billion people without food security need action on speculation, biofuels, land grabs, climate change and low levels of public food reserves

Economic Outlook for 2013

January 2, 2013

Bob Pollin: With austerity policies in Europe and the USA and slow down in China and India, 2013 needs innovative policies or more recession is likely