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Real Media: Media & Mistrust

October 28, 2017

Sociologist and author Tom Mills talks about growing public mistrust of the media, who owns the print media, and how the broadcast media tends to draw its journalists from certain sectors of society

The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century

September 1, 2014
TRNN in-studio audience members discuss the war on drugs, independent black institutions, and grassroots organizing

Global Warming and Economic Crisis Lead to One Solution: Climate Jobs

August 28, 2014

May Boeve from 350.org and Bruce Hamilton of the Amalgamated Transit Union discuss how the environmental and labor movements have united to organize the People’s Climate Summit in NYC

The Battle for Justice in Ferguson Runs through the Soul of the Democratic Party

August 27, 2014

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks with Ferguson residents, activists and politicians about the future of the movement sparked by the killing of Michael Brown

Ferguson Resident: “You Can’t Talk about Race and Class and Privilege in a Soundbite”

August 26, 2014

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor interviews two local Ferguson residents who say the mainstream media has failed them

Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle to Decriminalize Black Life

August 26, 2014

Professor john a. powell says we can’t understand class issues and the experience of poverty without race, and that the underrepresentation of black people in the U.S. remains a significant problem

Shir Hever on TRNN

August 25, 2014
Shir Hever: The Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement is impacting Israeli export markets, particularly in the agricultural sector

Police Militarization Historically Used to Quell Black Rebellion

August 25, 2014

Black Agenda Report executive editor Glen Ford discusses how Mike Brown’s killing is raising the consciousness of young people to get involved and lead themselves

Reality Asserts Itself - Gerald Horne

August 20, 2014
On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution

US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-term Strategy

August 18, 2014

Vijay Prashad: US airstrikes are working strategically, but alone will not turn the tide against the Islamic State