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Real Media: Former British Diplomat Turned Anarchist

January 22, 2018

Carne Ross resigned from the UK foreign office over the Iraq war, and has since been on a journey that has led him to believe in anarchism. Here he talks about his journey, the trigger, and the problems with top down society

Where are the Palestinian Journalists in Israeli Media?

March 2, 2014

While Palestinian citizens make up 20% of Israel’s population they are only covered 2% on prime time news. Part of the reason why lies in who reports the news.

The Economics of the 1%

February 12, 2014
John Weeks: Neo-liberal economics has concentrated tremendous political power in the hands of corporations and the elite and has had serious ramifications for democracy

MLK and Black Identity

January 20, 2014
Baltimore activist Dayvon Love discusses King’s concept of the importance a developing a black identity that people can use to organize independent institutions

Reality Asserts Itself - Dayvone Love

January 20, 2014
Baltimore activist Dayvon Love discusses King’s concept of the importance a developing a black identity that people can use to organize independent institutions

Taksim Square Protesters Charged With Terrorism, Attempting Coup

December 27, 2013

Last week, an indictment was served against 308 of the millions who participated in the demonstrations for a wide range of charges, including belonging to a terrorist group. Lawyers who provided legal aid to protesters and advised them to remain silent during arrests are also being accused of assisting terrorist groups, and a new definition…

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

December 16, 2013
Economist Jeffrey Sommers says that although pro-EU Ukrainians have legitimate grievances, they have little to gain from trade agreements that would ultimately transfer ownership of industry to outside actors

Ecuador

December 11, 2013
In San Jose de Intag, indigenous communities face an ill-matched battle to defend their environment against mega mining projects

23 Things They Don't Tell You About Capitalism

December 11, 2013
Matthew Fox and Luke Hansen discuss Pope Francis’ recent anti-capitalist rhetoric and whether there will be any changes to the church’s economic practices

Honduras

December 2, 2013
Activists and some election observers in Honduras vow to call for free and fair recount in election they say as rigged in favor of the ruling conservative party

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

November 12, 2013
On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says that while people are disgusted with the centers of power, unless there is a constructive alternative, any eruption will be nihilistic and could be fascist