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News Click

August 23, 2016
Under President Michel Temer, Brazil’s economic and political paralysis has deepened. With the Dilma Rousseff impeachment vote at the Senate planned for after the 2016 Olympics, the situation is rife with alarming possibilities. – A Joint TRNN and Newsclick Production

Competing While Black: Rio 2016 Olympics and Racism

August 22, 2016

Dr. Sheri Parks discusses the media’s depiction of black female athletes and the social issues raised during the games in Brazil

Dave Zirin: Abolish FIFA

June 17, 2014

Sports journalist Dave Zirin says bribery and corruption are endemic to FIFA, and discusses what could take its place in the world of soccer

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Japan

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

US Skipping Russia Summit Demonstrates A Failure In International Relations

August 14, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: International summits continue to fail to tackle ongoing global crises

Brazil Protests

June 21, 2013
More than a million people demonstrate in a hundred cities across Brazil, and raise new demands.

Latin America

June 21, 2013
More than a million people demonstrate in a hundred cities across Brazil, and raise new demands.

The London Olympics’ Toxic Legacy?

August 20, 2012

Now that the dust is settling after the London Summer Olympics, many from the local community are left wondering who the Olympics benefited. This story features local Councillor, Ian Rathbone of Hackney Council, one of the poorest boroughs in all of Britain. Local residents turned into campaigners forming the Save Leyton Marsh Campaign when their…