General News

Glen Ford: Black Politics in America Right Now

February 24, 2020

A fiery takedown of mainstream Black politics! Filmed at the United National Anti-War Coalition in NYC on Feb. 22.

X: Malcolm’s Final Years

February 24, 2020

55 years after Malcolm X’s death, TRNN revisits this documentary, including interviews with Angela Davis and Danny Glover. (Executive Producer Paul Jay, co-production with Telesur and support from the Bertha Foundation)

Anti-Defamation League Report on White Supremacy Ignores Trump’s Role in Racism

February 24, 2020

The new ADL report highlights a 120% increase in white supremacist incidents in 2019 over the last year, but ignores the roots of this rise and doesn’t tackle racism.

NATO’s Arctic War Exercise Unites Climate Change and WWIII

February 24, 2020

NATO will hold war games in Norway’s Arctic Circle in March, where it will be supporting climate change-induced resource extraction and increasing the military tension with Russia.

Joe Biden Was Instrumental in Launching the Iraq War

February 21, 2020

A new documentary detailing Joe Biden’s pivotal role in launching the Iraq War exposes just how far he’s trying to distance himself from his war vote. We speak to the film’s director, Mark Weisbrot.   Documentary: WORTH THE PRICE? Joe Biden and the Launch of the Iraq War

Police Arrest Man for Holding a Sign, But That Was Just the Beginning

February 21, 2020

The arrest of an auditor for holding a sign was just the first in a series of questionable charges that raise fundamental questions about the true imperative of American policing.

Unreported Opposition Violence Continues in Venezuela

February 21, 2020

Venezuela’s opposition has a long history of burning government buildings, health clinics, and the local headquarters of the country’s social missions. The violence continues, but these acts of opposition violence are rarely covered in the press.

International Banks and Law Firms Are at the Heart of South Africa’s Corruption

February 21, 2020

In South Africa, corruption is called state capture. A new report by Shadow World Investigations reveals how world bankers, lawyers, and accountants manipulate politicians. We speak with Andrew Feinstein, the report’s author.

Trump’s New Rule Favors Pollution Over US Waterways

February 20, 2020

Trump’s years of dogged attacks on the Clean Water Rule have finally succeeded, and big ag and fossil fuel industries are rejoicing.

War Criminal Omar Bashir Faces Trial in the Hague as Sudan Aligns Itself with the West

February 20, 2020

Sudan has been through a revolution, but it’s unclear what former President Bashir’s extradition to the ICC indicates for the future of the country. Has Sudan been seduced by Western power and capital?