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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

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

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

Crisis in the Eurozone

October 10, 2013
Enno Schmidt of Switzerland’s Basic Income Initiative collected 100,000 signatures to provide every adult citizen with $2,800/month.

Workers/People's Rights

July 24, 2013
Growing movement decries Philippine President’s failure to address the widespread poverty, corruption and human rights abuses during his State of the Nation Address (SONA)

Low-Income New Yorkers Pay Higher Rent – Billionaires Receive Massive Tax Break for Luxury Condos

July 10, 2013

Two decisions by the NY State Legislature and Rent Guidelines Board will deepen gentrification in NYC