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White Unity and American Propaganda History - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (4/6)

7 hours 48 min ago
Mr. Horne says American slave owning settlers needed to create a bond between all white immigrants to create a force to suppress slave rebellions

Despite Renewed Attacks, Israel No Closer to Defeating Palestinian Resistance

7 hours 48 min ago
+972's Samer Badawi reports that Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza remain steadfast in their resistance of Israeli occupation, and UCLA's Gabriel Piterberg says that despite the escalating levels of violence, Israel is no closer to its goal of defeating Palestinian political and military resistance

In Ferguson, Money For Tanks And Tear Gas, But None For Education

8 hours 49 min ago
Reverend Osagyefo Sekou says the city of Ferguson can be described in "apartheid-like statistics", and youth have little hope, options, or opportunity

What My Friend Jim Foley Taught Me to Question

9 hours 48 min ago
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux pays tribute to the life of her friend and colleague Jim Foley, who was executed by ISIS while covering the Syrian civil war

Civil Liberties Under Assault in Ferguson As Police Attack Peaceful Protesters

14 hours 48 min ago
Attorney Jessica Lee describes witnessing police launch unprovoked attacks on peaceful protesters and Glen Ford explains why discord in Ferguson is about more than the killing of Mike Brown

The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)

15 hours 48 min ago
Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the affects of which are still felt today

Police Continue to Violate Press Freedom In Ferguson

15 hours 49 min ago
With 11 journalists arrested thus far, Truthout.org investigative reporter Mike Ludwig describes how Ferguson police are using intimidation tactics against journalists

A Telesur Production: Rev. Lennox Yearwood Talks Police Brutality with Bill Fletcher, Jr.

Wed, 2014-08-20 09:08
This week on "The Global African," host Bill Fletcher, Jr. sits down with activist, icon and change-agent Rev. Lennox Yearwood. They discuss police brutality in the Black community, the Israel-Gaza conflict, and the Rev's own brush with law enforcement. Telesur

Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What's Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?

Wed, 2014-08-20 08:08
Amnesty International's Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:08
On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution

US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-term Strategy

Wed, 2014-08-20 01:08
Vijay Prashad: US airstrikes are working strategically, but alone will not turn the tide against the Islamic State

The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)

Tue, 2014-08-19 08:08
Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history

Ferguson Protestors Defy Curfew to Demand Justice for Michael Brown

Tue, 2014-08-19 01:08
Activist Kevin Alexander Gray talks about the need for radical structural change to address the demands of the Ferguson uprising and the killing of unarmed African Americans across the United States

Freedom of the Press in Jeopardy as Obama Goes After Times Reporter Risen

Mon, 2014-08-18 10:08
Advocates urge the Obama administration to stop its efforts to compel the New York Times' James Risen to reveal a confidential source in his 2006 book

"A Tragic Mistake" To Not Explore Diplomacy With Hamas

Mon, 2014-08-18 08:08
Richard Falk says the failure to treat Hamas as a legitimate political actor has impeded movement towards a sustainable peace with Israel

Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS

Mon, 2014-08-18 03:08
Nafeez Ahmed and Antonia Juhasz say that the U.S. is using the possibility of Kurdish independence as a threat against the central government in Baghdad

Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise

Mon, 2014-08-18 02:08
Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their "Jurassic Capitalism" economic agenda

Will Iraq's New PM Differ from al-Maliki?

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:08
IPS's Phyllis Bennis discusses the interests new Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi represents and the main issues to pay attention to as his administration moves forward

Is the Control of Gaza's Offshore Gas Reserves a Factor in Israeli Military Operations?

Sun, 2014-08-17 01:08
Nafeez Ahmed: As Israel's energy issues become more pronounced, repeated military incursions into Gaza show that dominating and exploiting its offshore gas reserves is an increasingly important issue

Is the Issue of Police Militarization a Distraction from Understanding Ferguson?

Sat, 2014-08-16 05:08
LEAP executive director Neill Franklin and Rev. Heber Brown III discuss how issues such as the war on drugs and poverty remain moot in the mainstream media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri