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Mobilizing Youth Through Hip Hop To Fight Climate Change

Tue, 2014-09-30 12:09
The Hip Hop Caucus, led by Reverend Lennox Yearwood, releases their "Coming Home" album in effort to promote climate change awareness in the upcoming generation

The Radicalization of Phil Donahue - Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)

Tue, 2014-09-30 08:09
Mr. Donahue says he believed he was blessed, living in the greatest country on earth - but through hosting his show, speaking to people like Chomsky and the Black Panthers, he came to question what he had thought was true

Eric Holder Failed in Defending Americans' Civil Liberties

Tue, 2014-09-30 07:09
Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, says there is a false dichotomy between civil liberties and civil rights in the reporting on Holder's career as attorney general

Underestimating ISIS: An Indictment of Decades of Failed US Policy in the Middle East

Tue, 2014-09-30 03:09
Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff for Secretary of State Colin Powell, says the US military's failure to understand and adequately respond to ISIS underscores America's decades-long blunders in Iraq

Ceasefire Agreements Do Not Address Key Issues in Ukraine

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:09
Sociologist Volodymyr Ishchenko says the Ukrainian civil war has led to popular mobilization around anti-Russian nationalism instead of the major socioeconomic issues facing the country

After Eric Holder Resigns, A Look at His Record on Bank Prosecutions

Mon, 2014-09-29 12:09
Former financial regulator Bill Black says Holder's legacy on "too big to fail" is "too big to jail"

TRNN Debate: Can Carbon Pricing Bring Down Global Carbon Emissions? (1/2)

Sun, 2014-09-28 12:09
After the World Bank and more than a thousand global companies sign on to carbon pricing, Dr. Steffen Boehm of University of Essex and CDP Executive Director Nigel Topping debate its effectiveness in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Ferguson Police Chief Sparks Fresh Round of Protests

Sun, 2014-09-28 11:09
Reverend Osagyefo Sekou talks about the causes of the new rounds of arrests and protests in Ferguson and explains why activists are calling for civil disobedience in October

TRNN Debate: Can Carbon Pricing Bring Down Global Carbon Emissions? (2/2)

Sun, 2014-09-28 10:09
CDP executive director Nigel Topping and Dr. Steffen Boehm of the University of Essex continue their debate about the effectiveness of carbon pricing in bringing down global greenhouse gas emissions

Palestinian Authority Has No Legitimacy to Govern in Gaza

Sun, 2014-09-28 07:09
Electronic Intifada co-founder Ali Abunimah says Palestinians need to be able to rebuild independently of the neoliberal government in Ramallah

I Refused to be Treated like an Animal - Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (8/10)

Fri, 2014-09-26 11:09
Mr. Conway says after 44 years in prison, he considered people to be of value and to be respected, and refused to be dehumanized himself

Baltimore Youth Speak about How to Reduce Violence (1/3)

Fri, 2014-09-26 01:09
A Real News Town Hall with high school students discussing the murder epidemic in Baltimore

Six Years in Solitary Confinement - Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (7/10)

Thu, 2014-09-25 07:09
Mr. Conway says prisoners were treated like animals; and because he resisted and organized, he was in lockup twenty three and a half hours a day for six years

Taking the Wind Out of the Sails For a Legally Binding Climate Agreement

Thu, 2014-09-25 04:09
Janet Redman, Director of the Institute for Policy Studies' Climate Change Program, says the UN Climate Summit was a preview of how the private sector will drive the agenda during the next round of official negotiations on climate change

Turkish-Syrian Border "The Great Hole" in Obama's UN Speech

Thu, 2014-09-25 04:09
Vijay Prashad says Obama's comments at the UN on enforcing international norms have no credibility with most people around the world and are aimed at appeasing liberal unease

The Frame Up - Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)

Thu, 2014-09-25 01:09
Mr. Conway tells the story of his arrest and trial, and being "represented" by a lawyer who spent 45 minutes with him before going to trial

US Bombs Syria without Congressional Approval

Wed, 2014-09-24 11:09
After the House passes a rule banning calls for a debate or vote on war authorization, critics say Obama and congressional leadership are curbing dissent within own their ranks

Detroit's Water Shut-offs at the Center of Bankruptcy Proceedings

Wed, 2014-09-24 10:09
Glen Ford Report: Detroit sits on the Great Lakes system that is the biggest source of fresh water on the planet and yet it is shutting off water of the poor, while providing deferrals to corporations

Body of War

Wed, 2014-09-24 08:09
Body of War, a film by Ellen Spiro and Phil Donahue. It is an intimate and transformational feature documentary about the true face of war today.

What Role Is Turkey Playing in the War against ISIS?

Wed, 2014-09-24 08:09
Lecturer Baris Kaaragaac says Turkey is trying to manage its response to the Islamic State in such a way to prevent the Kurds from consolidating political or military power