social services

Should Baltimore Privatize Its Public Housing?

March 13, 2014

Housing advocate Jeffrey Singer and Councilman Bill Henry debate whether Baltimore should privatize 40% of its public housing stock

Inside the Secret Wall Street Society of the 1%

March 2, 2014

Kevin Roose talks about sneaking into a secret wall street society initiation and what he learned from the experience

TRNN Replay: African Refugees in Israel

January 6, 2014
Saturday night opened a historic week for the struggle of African asylum seekers in Israel. Following last week’s Freedom March where hundreds of asylum seekers defied Israel’s imprisonment policy and walked out of the open-air prison the government built for them this year, this week, their movement announced a three-day workers’ strike that included simultaneous…

Syria Crisis Serves Fear-Mongering Inside Israel

September 3, 2013

Shir Hever: The Israeli military industrial complex rakes profits from preparations for a confrontation with Syria, while social problems and the occupation remain unaddressed

Israel is an Example of an Economy Hijacked by Military-security Interests

July 28, 2013

Although the U.S has the world’s largest military industrial complex, Israel has the largest ratio of its economy dedicated to the military and security industry

Brazil Protests

July 12, 2013
Brazilian workers strike across the country in “Day of Social Struggle’ demanding specific reforms.

Abortion

July 11, 2013
Rocio Villalobos: Movement promises to challenge anti-abortion bill in Texas and across the country

Mismeasuring Our Economy: Why the GDP is Not Useful

July 8, 2013

The GDP is the most commonly cited economic metric but it doesn’t tell us what we need to know

Latin America

June 18, 2013
Protest against bus fare increase sparked nationwide protest movement demanding systemic change

Trillion Dollar Tax Havens

April 15, 2013
Nicole Tichon and Gan Golan: By projecting a Tax Evader video game on the side of banks and big corporate buildings, actions aim to focus public attention on banks and big companies that pay low to no taxes