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    The Islamic State, Assad, and the Contradictions Faced by the US in Syria
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn says the necessary course of action for the United States would be to team up with Syria and Iran to defeat ISIS, but fear of humiliation will keep them from making overt operations with both countries

    Michael Brown's Funeral Buried in Media Circus
    TRNN's Megan Sherman reports on Mike Brown's funeral and ensuing media frenzy

    Ferguson Resident: "You Can't Talk about Race and Class and Privilege in a Soundbite"
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor interviews two local Ferguson residents who say the mainstream media has failed them

    Fed Chair Signals Possible Policy Shift on Unemployment
    PERI Co-Director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed chair Janet Yellen's recent comments on bringing unemployment down could be positive but Fed policy still remains toothless in helping out working Americans

    Special Report: Ferguson Police Profiling of Blacks a Major Funding Source for City Budget
    The city of Ferguson's second-highest source of revenue is court fees and traffic tickets handed out by a majority white police force that disproportionately targets the black community

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    "I Can't Breathe" - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (6/6)
    Mr. Horne says these words are this enormous metaphor for the black condition in North America stretching back centuries, the suffocation, the cry of despair, the cry of horror

    Canada's Largest Union Protests Pension Cuts
    Former CUPE senior research officer Kevin Skerrett and political economist Michel Lizee explain the proposed reform bill to pensions and how it will result in the transfer of risk from employers to employees

    The Powers Behind The Islamic State
    Investigative journalist Nafeez Ahmed gives specific examples of how Saudi, Qatari, and American interests have supported the group formerly known as ISIS, and what the global community can do now to rein them in

    The Dahiya Doctrine: Evidence of Israel's Intentional Mass Slaughter in Gaza
    Michael Ratner says a recent release by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange shows brutal depths of Israeli policy towards Gaza

    Falk: US Limits Ability of UN To Hold Israel Accountable for War Crimes
    Princeton University Professor Richard Falk discusses how the powers of the UN are limited since the United States sets the agenda

    Connecting the Dots Between Ferguson and Baltimore
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor interviews Baltimore protesters and Dayvon Love from Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle

    Abolition of Slavery was Not a Fight Against Racism - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (5/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Civil War liberated enslaved Africans, but then led directly into the construction of the Jim Crow apartheid regime

    Greenland Glaciers' Rapid Melting Will Have Global Effects
    Climate video blogger Peter Sinclair discusses his recent trip from Greenland and the scientific data showing how melt loss from ice sheets has doubled in the last five years

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    "I Can't Breathe" - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (6/6)
    Mr. Horne says these words are this enormous metaphor for the black condition in North America stretching back centuries, the suffocation, the cry of despair, the cry of horror
     
    Abolition of Slavery was Not a Fight Against Racism - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (5/6)
    Mr. Horne says the Civil War liberated enslaved Africans, but then led directly into the construction of the Jim Crow apartheid regime
     
    White Unity and American Propaganda History - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (4/6)
    Mr. Horne says American slave owning settlers needed to create a bond between all white immigrants to create a force to suppress slave rebellions
     
    The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)
    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
     
    The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)
    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
     
    The Price of NAACP Compromise Was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)
    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 effects of which are still felt today
     

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