World Politics

Honduran Security Forces Tear-Gas International Human Rights Delegation

Honduran Security Forces Tear-Gas International Human Rights Delegation

June 19, 2019

Human rights experts from Canada, the U.K. and the U.S. were forced to flee a protest against the radically neoliberal policies of Juan Orlando Hernandez. Dimitri Lascaris reports from Honduras

Wilkerson: US Further Isolate Itself Over Iran

Iran

June 18, 2019
With the announcement that Iran will break the terms of its nuclear agreement, for stockpiling enriched uranium, the stage is set for a confrontation between the US and its European allies. The situation will contribute to greater US isolation, says Col. Wilkerson
Mali’s Civil War Fueled by Climate Crisis and Corporate Greed

Mali’s Civil War Fueled by Climate Crisis and Corporate Greed

June 18, 2019

Baba Aye discusses the failure of French and German peacekeepers in Mali and the real role they play, after almost one hundred people were killed in a Dogon village and Fulani are blamed for the attack

The World Bank Helps Investors Choose the Law They Want (1/2)

Declaration of Philadelphia: The Labor Bill of Rights Now Replaced by 'Total Market'

June 18, 2019
Marking the 75 year anniversary of the ILO’s Declaration of Philadelphia, we explore this historic Bill of Rights through the lens of Alain Supiot, author of The Spirit of Philadelphia: Social Justice vs. the Total Market
Millions of Brazilians Join General Strike and Protests Against President's Austerity Reforms

Millions of Brazilians Join General Strike and Protests Against President’s Austerity Reforms

June 14, 2019

In what has become the largest mobilization against Brazil’s right-wing president Jair Bolsonaro, millions of Brazilians joined in the general strike, shutting down schools, banks, and public transportation. They are demanding a halt of the pension reform and the release of imprisoned ex-president Lula da Silva. Mike Fox reports from Brazil

Honduras: An Unholy Trinity of Oligarchy, Repression and Extractivism

Honduras: An Unholy Trinity of Oligarchy, Repression and Extractivism

June 14, 2019

In the Aguan River valley, land defenders struggle to protect their water from a mining project controlled by the wealthy Facussé family. Dimitri Lascari reports from Honduras

What Future for the UK with One-Third of Children in Poverty?

What Future for the UK with One-Third of Children in Poverty?

June 14, 2019

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur, says the alarming rise of poverty in the UK is deliberate–and so too in the US

Sexuality and the End of the Catholic Church - RAI with Matthew Fox (6/8)

Reality Asserts Itself - Matthew Fox

June 13, 2019
The refusal of the Church to purge abusers and pedophiles from the clergy and accept human sexuality as a blessing, is leading to the end of the Church as we know it, says Matthew Fox on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay