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Baltimore After Freddie Gray

August 10, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, Sean Yoes discusses his new book of stories from his hometown since it was shaken by Freddie Gray’s death in police custody, and the new movements trying to foster change

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018

This Friday the 13th, Dharna and Khalilah discuss residents’ and the City Council’s resistance to both Baltimore Police Department and ICE

Jewish American Explains Why She Supports Palestine and BDS

June 25, 2018

CODEPINK organizer Ariel Gold discusses with TRNN’s Ben Norton why she supports BDS and the movement for Palestinian rights: “The actions of the state of Israel do not represent my values as an American Jew.”

Why Is the Anti-War Movement Still so Weak Under Trump?

June 22, 2018

The anti-war movement, once strong under Bush, died under Obama, and still is weak under Trump. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with CODEPINK’s Ariel Gold about the power of the military-industrial complex and the campaign to stop the US-Saudi assault on Yemen

Protesters Call for End to Cataclysmic War as Yemenis Starve

June 19, 2018

Activists from the DSA Anti-War Working Group and Action Corps NYC protested outside the UAE consulate, demanding an end to the US-backed Emirati/Saudi war on Yemen, warning the assault on Hodeida could unleash a famine that starves millions.

Serj Tankian: Armenia Protests ‘Changed the Face of the Country’

Serj Tankian

May 23, 2018
Musician and activist Serj Tankian speaks with TRNN’s Ben Norton about the protest movement in Armenia, which ushered in a new government. He also criticizes the US government for refusing to recognize the Armenian Genocide.
Gaza Activist: Israel's Massacres Won't Stop Our Struggle

Gaza Activist: Israel's Massacres Won't Stop Our Struggle

May 14, 2018
In one of the worst mass killings by Israel in years, at least 55 Palestinians were killed as the IDF opened fire on the Great March of Return in Gaza. The attack coincided with the opening of the new US embassy in Jerusalem. We are joined from Gaza City by Basem Naim, a former Gaza…
Where Are the Riots of Yesteryear? Remembering May 1968

Where Are the Riots of Yesteryear? Remembering May 1968

May 4, 2018

Richard Greeman / Socialist Project. This month marks the 50th anniversary of the wave of radical revolts and revolutionary uprisings that startled the world in 1968 and which – although ultimately crushed by the forces of reaction that dominate the world to this day – left in its wake rights so fundamental that we tend…

Louisiana Bill Aims To Hypercriminalize Pipeline Protests

April 6, 2018
Civil rights lawyer Bill Quigley says that the legislation is driven by private oil companies who want to clamp down on environmental activists’ First Amendment rights and preserve profits derived at the expense of communities of color