technology

China’s Embrace Of An Intellectual Property System Imposed On It By The United States

April 29, 2018

The two biggest scientific powers, the U.S. & China, need to rethink the world’s intellectual property-based innovation system to safeguard citizen interests or else this privatization of technology, an arms race mentality in science, will produce a dark, dystopian future none of us really want explains Peter Drahos

Real Media: Who is Driving the Cashless Society?

October 30, 2017

Financial activist & author Brett Scott details the motives behind the drive for cashless society, who will benefit and why technology has a chronic ethical problem

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 18, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ralph Nader says McCarthy’s reign of terror made people seek empirical change, like seeking legislative reforms to make safer cars, to avoid being associated with socialism Consumer advocate and author Ralph Nader says that the anti-communist “reign of terror” inaugurated in the 1950’s by Senator Joe McCarthy intimidated…

McGovern: NSA Consistently Violates its Oath to Uphold the 4th Amendment

December 17, 2013

As critics describe ’60 Minutes’ piece as ‘propaganda’, ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern says that General Keith Alexander does not have a good record of truth-telling

Are Contractors Responsible for Oil Spill Clean-Up Profiting from Negligence? pt2

December 5, 2013

Scott Smith: Oil spill contractors deliberately avoid using proper clean-up technology, thereby exacerbating oil spill disasters in order to profit

Reality Asserts Itself - James Early

November 20, 2013
TRNN Replay: On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, James Early who has visited Cuba more than thirty times says what’s needed is more citizen participation and less centralization but Cuba is not headed towards the Chinese capitalist model

Reality Asserts Itself - Ray McGovern

November 4, 2013
On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Ray McGovern comments on the British Gov. calling journalist Glen Greenwald’s partner a terrorist and on awarding Edward Snowden the Sam Adams award

Profiting from Police Militarization

October 28, 2013
Kimber Heinz: Urban Shield demonstrates the militarization of security forces worldwide. Police departments and military units met with weapons contractors last weekend at the seventh annual Urban Shield expo in Oakland, California. The event was sponsored by manufacturers like Lockhead Martin, Colt Weapons, and Safariland, who produce tear gas, arms and stun grenades. The expo…

Marsha Coleman-Adebayo on Whistleblowers

October 22, 2013
TRNN speaks with EPA whistleblower Marsha Coleman-Adebayo about her journey from bringing the world’s attention to vanadium poisoning to becoming the voice behind the No FEAR Act