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Hamid Dabashi on the Middle East

February 14, 2014
Hamid Dabashi: All foreign nations involved in Syria are attempting to quell the revolutionary uprisings for economic and strategic interests, but the Syrian people will ultimately decide their own future

Hydraulic Fracking

January 29, 2014
Dr. Elizabeth Cochran discusses research showing that injection wells from fracking and gas and oil production is likely causing an uptick in U.S. earthquakes

Campaign Finance Reform

January 22, 2014
Briffault: Private wealth of individuals and spending by super PACs, not just for-profit corporations, are spending huge sums in electoral politics

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

January 6, 2014
Saturday night opened a historic week for the struggle of African asylum seekers in Israel. Following last week’s Freedom March where hundreds of asylum seekers defied Israel’s imprisonment policy and walked out of the open-air prison the government built for them this year, this week, their movement announced a three-day workers’ strike that included simultaneous…

Former IAEA Inspector: Iran's Nuclear Program Now Consistent with Peaceful Purposes

November 24, 2013
Robert Kelley explains how Iran’s nuclear development is now consistent with power-production

Justice Department Misrepresents JP Morgan Settlement

October 22, 2013

The DOJ gives up the ability to prosecute JP Morgan The settlement between JPMorgan Chase and the Justice Department has been reported at $13 billion, for charges that Chase sold toxic mortgage-backed securities that fueled the financial crisis of 2008. The reported $13 billion amount is a misrepresentation of the actual figure by the Justice…

US & Iran Relations

October 2, 2013
While US and Iranian government take steps to resolve issue of sanctions and Iranian nuclear program, Israel remains an obstalce