World Politics

Special Report: Haitian Resistance is Rising; US Complicity in Atrocities (Pt 2/2)

Special Report: Haiti

April 16, 2019
An unknown number of Haitians were killed, raped, and burned alive in La Saline, Haiti, the home of African Diaspora liberation. Margaret Prescod talks about what she found
Arab Spring Arrives Late in Algeria: New Elections Called

Arab Spring Arrives Late in Algeria: New Elections Called

April 14, 2019

Baba Aye discusses the protests in Algeria, the colonial legacy that still shapes the country’s politics today, and the decision of independence hero Bouteflika to step down

UK Labour Party’s “Witch Hunt” Victimizes Jewish Black Party Activist

April 14, 2019

Jackie Walker’s surreptitiously taped words taken out of context led to a 2016 suspension; now she has been expelled. We discuss the case with Jackie Walker herself

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

Assange Arrest: Background and Implications

April 12, 2019
Our recent coverage of the arrest of Julian Assange
Sudan's President Carries Out Coup to Defuse Movement Against Him

Sudan’s President Carries Out Coup to Defuse Movement Against Him

April 12, 2019

Prof. Khalid Ahmed says that what looks like a military coup against Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir is actually of the president’s own making, to defuse the growing movement and ICC indictment against him

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

April 12, 2019

As police pulled Julian Assange out of the the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the Wikileaks founder held on to a copy of “Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State,” a collection of interviews the late author and critic of the security state did with Paul Jay, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Real News Network.…

Rising Rents Threaten Berlin's Diversity, Activists Demand Expropriation

Rising Rents Threaten Berlin’s Diversity, Activists Demand Expropriation

April 11, 2019

Germany is abuzz about a new movement to expropriate 240,000 apartments from large landowners in order to halt rapidly rising rents in Berlin

Assange Arrest Free Speech Sign

Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers

April 11, 2019
Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange and the precarious situation Assange is in