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Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Chokwe Lumumba

March 2, 2014
Tolu Olorunda and Rosa Clemente continue their discussion on Jackson Mayor Chokwe Lumumba, who recently passed at age 66

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

February 15, 2014
Nicolai Petro: Violence persists between opposition and security forces, as opponents use culture to divide strongly nationalistic Ukrainian groups and factions identifying with Russia

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

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.

US Federal Reserve

November 17, 2013
Robert Pollin: Expected new Fed chair Janet Yellen will continue Bernanke’s policies of shoring up Wall Street banks with trillions, but the Fed could help Main Street with different policies.

US & Iran Relations

September 24, 2013
After failing to garner support on a military strike on Syria, President Obama hinted at reconciliation with Iran at the UN General Assembly

Egypt

August 14, 2013
Brutal slaughter of MB designed to create a violent response and justify military rule

Iran’s New President a Regime Insider – Wide Mandate for More Civil Liberties

June 17, 2013

Hamid Dabashi: President-elect Hassan Rohani will not change Iran’s Neo-liberal capitalism but may be inspired by popular support for more political rights and nuclear transparency

Ambassador: Iran and US Must Reach a Comprehensive Deal in Direct Talks

December 27, 2012

Ambassador Hossein Mousavian: The nuclear issue is not the real problem; the US objects to Iran’s influence in the region