World Politics

Serj Tankian: Armenia Protests ‘Changed the Face of the Country’

Serj Tankian

May 23, 2018
Musician and activist Serj Tankian speaks with TRNN’s Ben Norton about the protest movement in Armenia, which ushered in a new government. He also criticizes the US government for refusing to recognize the Armenian Genocide.
Pompeo's Message to Iran: Submit or Suffer

Pompeo’s Message to Iran: Submit or Suffer

May 22, 2018
In announcing new demands and threats, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made clear that the Trump administration will seek to threaten Iran into submission, says historian Eskandar Sadeghi of the University of Oxford

Mexico’s Presidential Candidates Debate Strategies to Resist Trump

May 22, 2018

Sunday’s presidential debate in Mexico showed that as AMLO maintains his almost insurmountable lead, the other candidates are trying to copy his platform about raising wages and resisting Trump. John Ackerman reports from Mexico

Freedom Flotilla Sets Sail for Gaza after The Great March of Return

Freedom Flotilla Sets Sail for Gaza after The Great March of Return

May 22, 2018

Activists Yudit Ilany and Heather Milton-Lightening explain why Israel’s blockade of Gaza must end

Maduro Wins the Presidency in Venezuela – What Will the US Do Next?

May 21, 2018

Opposition candidate Henri Falcon cries foul. We speak with journalist Lucas Koerner of Venezuelanalysis.com, election observer Roger Harris, and Venezuela analyst Greg Wilpert about the legitimacy of the results, and what is next for Venezuela

Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno Moves Further Right With New Cabinet

Ecuador’s Lenin Moreno Moves Further Right With New Cabinet

May 21, 2018

Guillaume Long, Ecuador’s former Minister of Foreign Affairs and former Ambassador to the UN in Geneva, discusses Lenin Moreno’s rightward shift since his election – a shift that his new cabinet further deepened

Asylum Seekers In Israel Confronting an Agonizing Future

Asylum Seekers In Israel Confronting an Agonizing Future

May 21, 2018

Israeli courts  deemed it legitimate for municipalities to shut off electricity and water services to African Refugees says David Sheen an independent journalist based in Dimona, Israel

Weapons Corporations Use Israel's Massacres in Gaza to Test New Technology

Arms Manufacturers Use Israel’s Massacres in Gaza to Test New Technology

May 20, 2018

As the Israeli military mows down unarmed Palestinian protesters, arms trade expert Andrew Feinstein explains how weapons companies use Gaza as a laboratory to test new products and rake in profits