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Wilbur Ross's Economic Expertise: Exploiting Tax Law
White collar criminologist Bill Black says Donald Trump is the only president in modern times who has not disclosed, nor will end, his massive conflicts of interest before taking office
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 14:14

 
Bernie Sanders Hammers Tom Price Over Right to Healthcare in Senate Hearing
Trump's nominee for the secretary of Human and Health Services is in favor of Paul Ryan's plan, while the Republicans loos like they will implement a system that exacerbates the shortcomings of the Affordable Care About, says physician Adam Gaffney
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 15:45

 
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is a 'Horrifying Prospect' for Public Schools
Responding to the DeVos confirmation hearings, award-winning Chicago public school teacher Erika Wozniak says bi-partisan support for school privatization paved the way for Trump's Education Secretary
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 08:42

 
Nina Turner Kept Off DNC Stage as Punishment for Supporting Sanders - RAI (2/4)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that when she moved her support from Clinton to Sanders, she was accused of betraying the party that she should be grateful for - and she answered: "I'm not on the plantation anymore"
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 22:07

 
President Obama Commutes Sentences of Chelsea Manning and Oscar Lopez Rivera
We speak to ShadowProof.com's managing editor Kevin Gosztola who chronicled Chelsea Manning's trial
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 17:53

 
Nationwide Protests Planning to Disrupt Trump's Inauguration
Tens of thousands of people have taken to the streets during the week when Donald Trump becomes president. While actions are planned to disrupt his inauguration, the Women's March on Washington is expected to have a larger turnout on the following day.
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 04:23

 
Former Black Panther: Trump Win Gives Us Unique Opportunity to Organize the Ongoing Freedom Struggle
Elaine Brown talks to Eddie Conway about the role of women in the party, state repression against the Panthers, Black Lives Matter, Obama, and Trump
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 20:31

 
Low-Wage Workers in London Protest Against Management Taking Their Tips
Grassroots union, United Voices of the World, which represents low-paid precarious workers in London, held a protest outside Knightsbridge Harrods on 7th January over waiters' and chefs' tips. Credit: Real Media
DATE: 2017-01-18 | LENGTH: 02:18

 
The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Trump's Presidency
When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump's campaign from demise
DATE: 2017-01-12 | LENGTH: 24:59

 
Nina Turner Show Coming to The Real News
Paul Jay makes a major new show announcement: Nina Turner, former state of Ohio Senator and Bernie Sanders surrogate will be hosting a new show coming soon on The Real News in 2017
DATE: 2016-12-29 | LENGTH: 02:43

 
An urgent letter from Emma Thompson & Danny Glover
We believe this proposal from The Real News Network to create a Global Climate Change Bureau deserves your attention. It is a critical link in the effort to fight for effective action to reduce and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and transition to an equitable, sustainable green economy.
DATE: 2016-12-14

 
Donald Trump: The Raw and Naked Face of a System That Showers Speculators with Obscene Riches
Paul Jay says the enablers of Trumpism are the leaders of both major parties and the corporate media
DATE: 2016-12-26

 
   


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TRNN Replay: Obamanomics: Is this real change?
Timothy Canova: In selecting Clinton-era figures, Obama is embracing those who helped create crisis
DATE: 2008-11-25 | LENGTH: 08:16

 
Chelsea Manning on TRNN
On the occasion of the commuting of Chelsea Manning's sentence, The Real News replays interviews on her case and the revelations in the documents she gave to Wikileaks
DATE: 2017-01-18

 
"The Democratic Party Can't Just Whisper Sweet Nothings Anymore" - Nina Turner on RAI (1/4)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that she grew up poor, believing in the Democratic Party and the Clintons but she came to understand the failure of the Party to serve the needs of the African-American community and poor white workers
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 20:09

 
Trump's Biggest Donor Bankrolls Israeli Right Extremism
Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has also provided major support to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for years, but that relationship might collapse in the coming days, says Shir Hever
DATE: 2017-01-15 | LENGTH: 17:08

 
Climate Change-Induced Droughts in Africa Spawn Food Shortages, Mass Child Malnutrition
Transnational corporations in pursuit of minerals, oil, and land have sown the seeds of corruption and conflict across the African continent, says environmental activist Nnimmo Bassey
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 19:05

 
AZ Attorney General Pursues Denial of In-state Tuition for DACA Recipients
Students and activists demonstrate outside case hearing in Phoenix, Arizona after the state attorney sues to remove their right to in-state tuition
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 10:21

 
Rattling the Bars: Juvenile Life Without Parole
Executive Producer Eddie Conway looks at the human toll of incarceration in the United States with regard to the imprisonment of children, many of whom have spent 30 to 40 years in prison.
DATE: 2017-01-17 | LENGTH: 22:10

 
Demonetization: A Body Blow to the Indian Economy and People
Two months after India's massive currency demonetisation exercise, Former India Planning Commission member India Abhijit Sen speaks about its failure to curtail black money.
DATE: | LENGTH: 19:47

 
Obama and Congress Just Made it Easier For Trump to Arm Syrian Rebels
Anti-aircraft weapons sent to vetted moderate rebels could end up in the hands of extremist groups as many work in coalition together, says journalist Ben Norton
DATE: 2017-01-16 | LENGTH: 16:10

 
TRNN Replay: Beyond Vietnam: A Time To Break Silence
Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. made the comment that the U.S. government [was/is] "the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today". This was in context to a speech delivered on April 4, 1967 at Riverside Church in New York City - exactly one year before his untimely death.
DATE: 2013-04-05 | LENGTH: 56:49

 
Protest Against Mass Rapes in Korea During WW2 Prompts Recall of Japanese Envoy
The Japanese government has refused to accept the responsibility of being a former colonizer, says Aisa Kiyosue
DATE: 2017-01-16 | LENGTH: 08:04

 
TRNN Replay: The Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science​
Narrated by esteemed actor Emma Thompson, ​the documentary ​"The Doubt Machine: Inside the Koch Brothers' War on Climate Science" reveals how the Koch Brothers have used their vast wealth to ensure the American political system takes no action on climate change
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 29:53

 
TRNN Replay: MLK: Why I Am Opposed to The War in Vietnam
Martin Luther King Jr gave this sermon at the Ebenezer Baptist Church on April 30, 1967
DATE: 2012-01-16 | LENGTH: 23:32

 
TRNN Replay: How MLK Went From 'National Threat' to 'National Hero'
Corporation for Enterprise Development's Dedrick Asante-Muhammad explains the whitewashing of Martin Luther King's legacy, transforming him from a leader for racial and economic justice who died in struggle to a post-racial patriot who died in victory
DATE: 2016-01-18 | LENGTH: 11:50

 
Republican Healthcare Plan: Skimpier, Meaner Obamacare
The Affordable Care Act has become the symbol of a health care status quo that long pre-dated it, but the Democrats refusal to acknowledge the ACA's shortcomings and advocate for a truly universal system cost them many voters, says Dr. Steffi Woolhandler
DATE: 2017-01-15 | LENGTH: 18:03

 
Investors Bet Big on Trump for Big Pharma
Even with the recent tremendous drop in the stock market, the actual net rise for the pharmaceutical sector is two and a half times positive since the election, says economist Bill Black
DATE: 2017-01-15 | LENGTH: 12:54

 
  

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The New Leader of The Revolution? Nina Turner Gives Rousing Sermon at MLK Jr. Monument
by Sydney Robinson. The Ring of Fire Network. On a grey Saturday afternoon, former Bernie Sanders surrogate Nina Turner addressed an assembled crowd in front of the Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial in Washington, D.C., calling on them ...

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Raising Kobanî from Rubble
By Manisha Ganguly. This article was first published on Real Media. It’s been two years since the liberation of Kobanî in Syria from the Daesh (ISIS) stronghold. The area, lying on the Turkish-Syrian border, was of strategic importance ...

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More on the Economic Hardship of Young Adults
By Yves Smith. This article was first published on Naked Capitalism.
In the US, the cost of the aftermath of the crisis has fallen heavily on young people, mainly due to bad policy responses to the ...

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By the numbers: Barack Obama’s contribution to the decline of US democracy
By John Weeks. This article was first published on Open Democracy. How neoliberal doctrine undermined the Obama administration and ushered in the age of Trump. Obama meets Trump. Press Association/Pablo Martinez Monsivais. All rights reserved. Yes, we can! The iconic slogan “Yes, ...

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The New Democrats’ Addiction to Austerity Will Not Die
By William K. Black, January 16, 2017     Bloomington, MN I know the Republicans are complete hypocrites about federal deficits and debt.  I know their dishonesty and faux deficit and debt hysteria, when a Democrat is president, harms the Nation and ...

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How Donald Trump Kingmaker-Billionaires Robert and Rebekah Mercer Have Poured Millions Into Climate
By Graham Readfearn. This article was first published on Desmoblog. When it comes to climate science denial, some names come easily and deservingly to mind. There’s oil giant ExxonMobil — a company that contributed millions of dollars to organizations that told the ...

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On Reality Asserts Itself, Nina Turner, former Ohio State Senator and leading Bernie Sanders surrogate during the primary, tells host Paul Jay that she grew up poor, believing in the Democratic Party and the Clintons but she came to understand the failure of the Party to serve the needs of the African-American community and poor white workers
 

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Medea Benjamin and Paul Jay examine how 115 billion dollars in recent US arms sales and a dictatorship that helps dominate the oil rich region is the reason for the lasting "friendship"
 

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On Reality Asserts Itself, Miko Peled tells Paul Jay that he's come to understand that the Israeli occupation of Palestinian lands began in 1948 and he broke with the liberal zionist belief in the "secularization of the bible" and the mission of a Jewish state; he says BDS is an effective strategy that should be supported
 
   

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DOJ's Consent Agreement with Baltimore Aims to End Abusive Policing, But Will it Work?
TRNN delves into the details of the new deal that attempts to address the aggressive tactics that have stoked controversy in the city
DATE: 2017-01-13

 
The Real Baltimore: Sanctuary Cities As Resistance to Donald Trump
In episode two, we discuss Trump's plans to deport millions of immigrants and the potential impact of Trump's Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions
DATE: 2017-01-11

 
Is the Baltimore Police Union Running the City?
The recent snubbing of the mayor and resistance against deployment changes raise questions about who's in charge of the city's largest and most expansive bureaucracy
DATE: 2017-01-10

 
New Program Offers Partial Roll-Back of Baltimore's Warrant-Industrial Complex
Criminal justice leaders say thousands of warrants for minor non-violent crimes clogging the system can be vacated if people take advantage of program to seek new trial
DATE: 2017-01-06

 
Former Baltimore Councilman: Police Reform Won't Happen Until City Command Staff is Fired
Carl Stokes says the DOJ report highlights deep structural problems inside the BPD that cannot be addressed by the current leadership
DATE: 2017-01-04

 
The Real Baltimore - Police Accountability in Age of Trump
In the first of many discussions on the implications of a Trump presidency, we analyze how the city should respond to what many believe will be a Justice Department openly hostile to police reform under proposed Attorney General Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions
DATE: 2016-12-30

 
   

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