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Laura Flanders Show: Bringing the Public Back to Public Art

Laura Flanders Show: Bringing the Public Back to Public Art

April 30, 2018

Art as a private commodity is the preserve of the very rich. But what about the rest of us? Laura is joined today by three guests who make it their job to figure out how we’ll democratize access to art and art making. Betty Yu, of the Chinatown Art Brigade; Amin Husain, of MTL Collective;…

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

November 12, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says that while people are disgusted with the centers of power, unless there is a constructive alternative, any eruption will be nihilistic and could be fascist

Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

While Media Focuses on Obamacare Glitches, Hundreds in MD Call for Universal Healthcare

October 29, 2013

Hundreds march in Baltimore calling for the passage of a single-payer, universal healthcare system Protesters organized by Health Care is a Human Right – Maryland took to the streets in Baltimore demanding healthcare as a basic human right. “We didn't start a movement to be anti-Obamacare or to be anti-CareFirst or anti-Kaiser,” says Sergio Espana…

Canada and EU to Ink Largest Trade Agreement since NAFTA

October 28, 2013

CETA prioritizes investor and intellectual property rights above environmental and consumer regulations.

Adjunct Professors Join National Fight for Better Pay and Benefits

October 23, 2013

Adjunct professors represent 75% of college instructors. This week, they are organizing events in 25 states.

Oil Drilling in the Latin America

October 22, 2013
Despite protests and previously stating her opposition, Brazil’s Dilma Rousseff auctions off 60% of Brazil’s largest oil field

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo on Whistleblowers

October 22, 2013
TRNN speaks with EPA whistleblower Marsha Coleman-Adebayo about her journey from bringing the world’s attention to vanadium poisoning to becoming the voice behind the No FEAR Act

NY Federal Reserve Examiner Fired After Submitting Critical Report of Goldman Sachs

October 16, 2013
Superiors told Carmen Segarra to change her report. When she refused, they fired her.

Seattle Teachers' Boycott of High Stakes Tests Spreads

October 9, 2013
Jesse Hagopian, a leader of Garfield High’s historic test boycott, given rare opportunity to challenge corporate education reform policies at the Gate’s funded Education Nation, a testament to the growing national opposition to high stakes testing

Students and Teachers Defend Education

October 9, 2013
Jesse Hagopian, a leader of Garfield High’s historic test boycott, given rare opportunity to challenge corporate education reform policies at the Gate’s funded Education Nation, a testament to the growing national opposition to high stakes testing