patriotism

Fighting for Whose Freedom? Police Unions, Veterans, and Colin Kaepernick

August 30, 2016

The outrage over San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s comments on racism in America ignores the role of activism in improving the lives of veterans and Black Americans, says hip-hop historian Davey D

Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Brings Attention to Racism in National Anthem

August 29, 2016

TRNN Replay: As more NFL players join Colin Kaepernick’s protest, we replay a story a story examining the racist history of the national anthem and its author

Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise

August 14, 2014

Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their “Jurassic Capitalism” economic agenda

Army Whistleblower Bradley Manning Gets “Unprecedented” 35 Years in Prison

August 22, 2013

Advocates say sentence is a serious blow to whistleblowers and investigative journalism, Manning plans to appeal and request President Obama for a pardon

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 16, 2013
Pt 1 of 7. Launching a new show “Reality Asserts Itself”, Paul Jay interviews author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges about the formative experiences that shaped his world view

Christianity of the Inquisition in the US Army

May 6, 2013

Larry Wilkerson: Evangelical Christianity is spreading with official support throughout the US armed forces, including the persecution of “non-believers”

“Manufacturing Consent” 25 Years Later

March 28, 2013

Edward S. Herman (co-author with Noam Chomsky of “Manufacturing Consent’): All the problems of the propaganda media model we talked about in the book have grown worse; new media like Real News show potential but need funding for more investigative journalism

Israel’s Media Joins the War

November 20, 2012

Alongside the military assault on Gaza, the Israeli army has a adopted a new media strategy which has influenced coverage of the war in the Israeli press. Unlike in Operation Cast Lead four years ago, this time Israel decided to allow journalists into the Gaza strip, and has streamlined its process of delivering material from…

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 16, 2012
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967