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Indigenous Nation Blocks TransCanada Pipeline with New Checkpoint

Encounter at the Border

December 23, 2018
When TransCanada attempts to deliver a Canadian court injunction against a decade-old Wet’suwet’en checkpoint, they run into a second checkpoint instead. The Wet’suwet’en people have never signed treaties with Canada or sold their lands, a fact confirmed by Canada’s Supreme Court in 1997 in a landmark case known as Delgamuukw.

News Click

August 3, 2016
Prabir Purkayastha, founding editor of Newsclick, discusses the Hague judgement on Anrix Devas contract cancellation in India and how it demonstrates the power of an emerging industry that is suing global south governments on behalf of global capital – TRNN and Newsclick Joint Production

Is Russian-Ukraine Intervention Illegal?

March 4, 2014

Jeffrey Sommers & John Quigley analyze the role of Russia and the United States in the Ukraine crisis

Global Day of Action Targets “Toxic” Free Trade Agreements

December 4, 2013

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Peace In Colombia

November 3, 2013
Social justice activists face grave risks in Colombia, considered to have one of the worst human rights record in the Western Hemisphere

Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctancy to Blast Obama

October 24, 2013

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch label drone strikes as indiscriminate but don’t go as far as to label them as war crimes

TPP Protesters Drop Banner from Trade Building to Bring Attention to Secretive Deal

September 25, 2013

Kevin Zeese: The Trans-Pacific Partnership has nothing to do with trade or freedom, and ongoing demonstrations could encourage those on the inside to speak up

Vijay Prashad on Trade Rules & Corporate Driven Globalization

August 30, 2013
A four part series with Vijay Prashad who discusses how concentrated economic power, jobless growth and ecological disaster are the result of a rules based global trading system framed by US led advanced country trade representatives and the powerful multinational corporations they back

Reality Asserts Itself - Vijay Prashad

August 9, 2013
In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Vijay Prashad discuss the Chelsea Manning case in light of the 68th anniversary of signing the Nuremberg Charter which states it is illegal to follow orders to commit a war crime Note from the Editor: When this story was originally taped, August 2013, Chelsea Manning…