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Privatization and Kickbacks: Why the Healthy Holly Scandal Is Bigger Than Baltimore's Mayor

Privatization and Kickbacks: Why the Healthy Holly Scandal Is Bigger Than Baltimore’s Mayor

April 3, 2019

Professor Lawrence Brown says systemic change is necessary to break corporate corruption of Baltimore’s political system

Paul Jay: Threats facing Humanity, Russiagate & the Role of Independent Media

March 16, 2018

In this interview with the senior editor and founder of The Real News Network, Paul Jay, acTVism examines the threats facing humanity today, Russiagate and what issues independent media outlets should be prioritizing

Baltimore to Lose Two Progressive Media Outlets Just When It Needs Them Most

July 20, 2017

TRNN speaks to City Paper editors Brandon Soderberg, Rebekah Kirkman and Baynard Woods, as well as the Steiner Show’s Marc Steiner, about what Baltimore will lose when their outlets close

The People's Summit 2017

June 18, 2017
Providing a on-the-ground perspective of the actions and activism at Standing Rock, against the Dakota Access Pipeline, was essential for getting the word out explains Lorenzo Serna of the independent media outlet Unicorn Riot

Journalist Amy Goodman to Turn Herself in to Defend Freedom of the Press

October 14, 2016

UPDATE: After dropping trespassing charges, prosecutors have now charged Goodman with participating in a ‘riot’.

Most Media Won’t Address The Issue Of Class – TRNN Will

June 13, 2014

The independent funding model of TRNN – no corporate advertising, no government funding – allows our journalists to make news in the interest of ordinary people

Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks Highlight Israel’s Desperate Need for Legitimacy In Face of Growing International Criticism

August 15, 2013

Shir Hever: Israel wants negotiations with the Palestinians to continue for the same reason it recruits students to serve as propaganda agents, it tries to restore its tainted image

The US Has Lowest Minimum Wage and Most Young People Without Jobs Among Wealthiest Countries

August 13, 2013

Over 100 economists sign petition to raise the minimum wage

With Keystone XL Delayed, Trans-Canada Sets Eyes on “Energy East”

August 12, 2013

Yves Engler: Environmental and indigenous rights groups rightfully concerned about Trans-Canada’s proposed “Energy East” pipeline

Instead of Recovery British Economy Shows Signs of Stagnation

August 11, 2013

John Weeks: “British Press tries to vindicate austerity and budget cuts as “signs of economic recovery.”