slavery

Should NATO Answer for Libya’s Slave Trade?

November 29, 2017

CNN has revealed that African migrants are being sold at slave auctions in Libya for as little as $400. As the UN weighs sanctions, professor and author Horace Campbell says the NATO powers who tore Libya apart should own up to their responsibility

The Empire Files

August 9, 2017
The Philippines is one of the largest labor exporters in the world. Tricked by placement agencies, thousands end up living as virtual slaves. Abby Martin speaks to several members of the anti-trafficking organization Damayan about how this exodus of women has devastated a generation of families, and how they are fighting back

Nina Turner Report

June 8, 2017
In conversation with Eddie Conway, Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and host of the upcoming TRNN program The Nina Turner Show, says that house slaves sometimes endured worse conditions than field slaves.

Rattling the Bars

April 5, 2017
The National Million Prison Family march will take place on August 19 to demand the repeal of the 13th amendment, which legalizes prison slavery, explains Max Parthas, host of New Abolitionist Radio

Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle to Decriminalize Black Life

August 26, 2014

Professor john a. powell says we can’t understand class issues and the experience of poverty without race, and that the underrepresentation of black people in the U.S. remains a significant problem

Reality Asserts Itself - Bob Moses

June 27, 2014
Mr. Moses says mass incarceration helped build the American steel industry, and while there has been progress, there is still slavery by another name

Reality Asserts Itself - David Swanson

December 17, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, David Swanson says that nonviolent campaigns have been more successful than campaigns of violence