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Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 6, 2014
Mr. Williams says capitalism is not capable of facing up to the climate change crisis – and because there won’t be a hero that appears to save the day, it’s up to us to make the change

Despite Growing International Condemnation, No End to Gaza Violence in Sight

July 28, 2014

As the death toll in Gaza passes 1,000 Lia Tarachansky and Phyllis Bennis respond to a poll which found 86% of Israelis reject a ceasefire, while a growing number of Americans want the Israeli offensive to stop

Hopkins Hospital Workers Speak Out against “Poverty Wages”

April 4, 2014

The Real News talks to workers at Baltimore’s internationally renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital as they prepare for a possible strike in order to obtain a $15 hourly wage

Campaign Finance Reform

April 3, 2014
Only .08% of U.S. population gives more than $2500 to campaigns now this elite will have fewer limits on their contributions, making funds harder to track and enhancing the influence of money in politics

The European Central Bank’s War on Wages is Pushing Europe’s Economy to the Brink

April 2, 2014

Bill Black: The media has failed to report on the causes and possible solutions for Europe’s deflating economy

Will Venezuela’s New Floating Exchange Rate Curb Inflation?

April 1, 2014

Mark Weisbrot: New exchange rate is intended to safeguard the importation of essential and primary goods

TRNN on Leaks

March 31, 2014
Larry Wilkerson: Latest report further corroborates evidence proving torture’s ineffectiveness, while placing greater pressure on President Obama to issue an investigation into CIA’s practices

The Iraq War’s Real Legacy

March 28, 2014

Though President Obama attempts to justify Iraq’s invasion, Iraqi civilians and Iraq war veterans share their stories on the lasting environmental, social, and health effects of the U.S. occupation still being felt today

Reality Asserts Itself - Andy Shallal

March 28, 2014
Mr. Shallal says at the local level is where you can make a change. It’s very hard to expect change on the national level.

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