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Why Is the 2006 Crisis Taking So Long To Resolve?

February 21, 2014
A two part series with Yilmaz Akyüz who says crisis management in the US and Europe is causing more problems that it is solving as two major policy shortcomings put excessive reliance on monetary policy in managing the 2008 financial crisis

NAFTA

January 2, 2014
On the 20th anniversary of NAFTA, immigration and labor activist David Bacon says that the trade agreement created Mexican billionaires, kept Mexican workers’ wages flat, destroyed US jobs – and revealed the need for worker solidarity across borders

Leading Palm Oil Company Agrees to Aim for Zero Deforestation

December 24, 2013

Amy Moas: Work remains to ensure Wilmar International follows through to reduce deforestation, a major contributor to climate change

First Elected Socialist Seattle Council Member in a Century

November 17, 2013
TRNN speaks with Socialist Kshama Sawant about her vision of an alternative to capitalism.

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

Bangladesh

October 21, 2013
Striking Bangladesh garment workers closed 20% of the country’s garment production to achieve victory.

Reality Asserts Itself - Peter Kuznick

October 20, 2013
In the final episode of this series of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, historian Peter Kuznick analyzes the core idea of American exceptionalism, that US military power creates world order