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Venezuela One Year After Chavez’s Passing

March 5, 2014

Latin American studies professor Miguel Tinker Salas and journalist Ewan Robertson discuss the presidency of Hugo Chavez

Venezuela Anti-Government Protests Lack Support from the Barrios

March 4, 2014

Lisa Sullivan & Ryan Mallett-Outtrim report from Venezuela that the country’s anti government protests are continuing with no end in sight but continue to lack appeal in low income neighborhoods

Joe Tropea on Anti-Vietnam War Activism

February 26, 2014
Tropea: The history of anti-Vietnam War actions shows protesters creatively adapting to state repression

Danny Schechter

February 13, 2014
Mr. Schechter analyzes the difficult circumstances that led Mandela to make major compromises in their program after taking power in South Africa

Reality Asserts Itself - Danny Schechter

February 13, 2014
Mr. Schechter analyzes the difficult circumstances that led Mandela to make major compromises in their program after taking power in South Africa

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

December 11, 2013
Matthew Fox and Luke Hansen discuss Pope Francis’ recent anti-capitalist rhetoric and whether there will be any changes to the church’s economic practices

Bill Black: Volcker Rule Approved But “Not Enforceable”

December 11, 2013

Former financial regulator Bill Black says 863-page Volcker rule will allow banks to continue their risky financial derivative bets by claiming speculation is mere hedging.

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

December 5, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms

Chakravarthi Raghavan on International Trade

December 3, 2013
C. Raghavan on why 99% of people in both developing & advanced economies including the US & EU, need trade ministers of developing countries to rebut the US-EU led agenda at the 9th WTO Ministerial

Economist: Record High Stock Prices Driven by Squeezing Workers’ Wages

December 2, 2013

Gerald Epstein: The media celebrates Dow 16,000, but the vast majority of stocks are owned by the top 1%