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Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What’s Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?

August 18, 2014

Amnesty International’s Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

Baltimore Protesters March in Solidarity with Ferguson

August 17, 2014

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James Risen and Phil Donahue on Obama’s War on Press Freedoms

August 15, 2014

Award winning journalists James Risen and Phil Donahue discuss the importance of grassroots movements in preserving the basic tenants of democracy at a time of unprecedented attacks on whistle-blowers and journalists.

Freedom of the Press in Jeopardy as Obama Goes After Times Reporter Risen

August 15, 2014

Advocates urge the Obama administration to stop its efforts to compel the New York Times’ James Risen to reveal a confidential source in his 2006 book

Is Baltimore City’s Water Supply Up For Privatization?

August 14, 2014

City Hall denies the charge, but workers and advocates say an upcoming water contract could be a foot in the door for privatization

Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise

August 14, 2014

Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their “Jurassic Capitalism” economic agenda

The Lessons to Learn from Ferguson Protests

August 14, 2014

Rev. Heber Brown III discusses the history of police brutality in the black community and how communities need to begin to police the police to hold them more accountable

Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 14, 2014
Mr. Williams says the global elites plan to protect themselves by adapting to the threat of continuing fossil fuel use, while everyone else will suffer the consequences of climate change disasters

Ceasefire between Israel and Gaza Extended but Talks Stall on Lifting Blockade

August 13, 2014

Journalist Allison Deger explains what Israel and Hamas expect to achieve from the negotiations and why Israel continues to fear a unity agreement between Hamas and Fatah

Deconstructing Fed Vice Chair’s Grim Economic Forecast

August 13, 2014

PERI co-director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed vice chair Stanley Fischer has ignored real solutions to improve the economy, like increasing wages