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Reality Asserts Itself - Christopher Williams

August 6, 2014
Mr. Williams says capitalism is not capable of facing up to the climate change crisis – and because there won’t be a hero that appears to save the day, it’s up to us to make the change

Despite Growing International Condemnation, No End to Gaza Violence in Sight

July 28, 2014

As the death toll in Gaza passes 1,000 Lia Tarachansky and Phyllis Bennis respond to a poll which found 86% of Israelis reject a ceasefire, while a growing number of Americans want the Israeli offensive to stop

Nigerians Must Defend Themselves, Oppose the State of Emergency and US Intervention (3/3)

July 27, 2014

Baba Aye: Workers and youth should defend their communities against Boko Haram but should also oppose the government’s state of emergency which is used to bolster the rule of a corrupt elite

What to do with Detroit?

July 17, 2014
Bonnie Castillo and Monica Lewis Patrick discuss the ongoing public health emergency in Detroit

IDF Plans to Intensify Military Operations in Gaza

July 7, 2014

Political economist Shir Hever says an invasion of Gaza on the scale of Operation Pillar of Cloud is likely but that international pressure and threats to Israeli trade will prevent the state from taking the most extreme forms of military action

Brazilian Military Deployed, Civil Unrest Intensifies Two Days Before World Cup

June 9, 2014

The Brazilian government deploys more than 200,000 troops after workers across sectors continue to strike. Amnesty International warns the Brazilian government’s response to protests and strikes could lead to indiscriminate violence.

TRNN Debate: Is Obama Doing Enough to Fight Climate Change?

May 12, 2014

Environmental scholar Subhankar Banerjee and Center for American Progress fellow Daniel Weiss debate the Obama administration’s record on fighting climate change after government report finds climate change effects happening now

Reality Asserts Itself - Andy Shallal

March 28, 2014
Mr. Shallal says at the local level is where you can make a change. It’s very hard to expect change on the national level.