General News

Drug Wars

February 4, 2013
Peter Watt (author of Drug War Mexico): US policy and neo-liberal “reforms” helped create conditions for the growth of drug cartels and the impoverishment of millions

Maurice Carney on the Democratic Republic of Congo

January 31, 2013
Maurice Carney: US policy is seeking “stability” by militarizing Africa

Anthony Monteiro on Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. and W.E.B. Du Bois

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Black History

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Martin Luther King Jr.

January 21, 2013
Glen Ford: Black upper class took advantage of legal victories won by MLK and the Civil Rights Movement and then helped to undermine the movement

Chile

January 18, 2013
Many small-scale fishermen say new fishing law could spell the end of their livelihood

Conflict In Mali

January 17, 2013
Emira Woods: The French have violated the UN resolution as they defend their resource interests; Africans want a comprehensive aid and political package for Northern Mali

The Ugly Canadian

January 17, 2013
Yves Engler: Canada has been openly hostile to Venezuela and leftward swing in Latin America – except in Cuba where Canada has large commercial interests

Aaron Swartz – a Fighter Against the Privatization of Knowledge

January 15, 2013

TRNN Replay: Remembering Aaron Swartz who died three years ago this week. Two colleagues and friends of Aaron Swartz talk about his activism and vision of technology in the service of a more democratic and just society

Hugo Chavez, Leader of Venezuela's Bolivarian Revolution, Dead at 58

January 11, 2013
Alex Main (CEPR): Venezuelan opposition hopes to take advantage of crisis but after sweeping state elections and winning decisively in the Presidential election, Chavez forces unlikely to lose power in a new election

Platinum Miners and Class Struggle in South Africa

January 10, 2013
Patrick Bond: Platinum miners strike inspires workers across South Africa; Billionaire mine owner becomes deputy head of ANC

The Bond Report

January 10, 2013
Patrick Bond: Platinum miners strike inspires workers across South Africa; Billionaire mine owner becomes deputy head of ANC

Putin Promotes Russia as Tax Haven – Gives Depardieu Citizenship to Flee French Income Tax

January 8, 2013

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin shows he is a right-wing neo-liberal politician as he promotes Russia as a paradise for the rich