political power

Obama and the Saudi Agenda

March 28, 2014
Toby Jones says the Saudis see the Arab awakening as an existential threat while the US sees it as something to be manipulated

Hudson Report

March 17, 2014
Economists Michael Hudson and Jeffrey Sommers discuss how provisions in an IMF deal like cuts to gas subsidies and pensions will hurt the average Ukrainian citizens and benefit kleptocrats

Turkey in Crisis: Understanding the Erdogan/ Gulen Split

January 13, 2014

TRNN Replay: Baris Karaagac: The events of the past two years has plunged Turkey into crisis, pitting two of the country’s most powerful figures and former allies against each other Turkish PM Erdogan and Islamic preacher Gulen, currently in self-imposed exile in the United States

The Prashad Report

January 2, 2014
Vijay Prashad: Tensions high in Lebanon as a series of lethal car bombings rock Beirut

Patrick Bond On The Global Economy

September 18, 2013
Patrick Bond: For a recovery to occur, national governments must assert economy sovereignty

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

September 23, 2012
VJ Prashad: With the 99% slogan, the Occupy movement raises the issue of inequality in a profound way