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Like Grandfather, Like Grandson: The Life and Death of Malcolm Latif Shabazz
Artist, activist and educator Ras Ceylon discusses the recent sentencing of Malcolm Shabaz's killers and the many misconceptions about the life and work of Malcolm X's grandson.
DATE: 2015-06-29 | LENGTH: 09:59

 
Will the Greek Referendum Bring the Troika Back to the Bargaining Table? (1/2)
Dimitri Lascaris and Leo Panitch discuss the possible consequences of a 'no' vote in the July 5th referendum on the bailout conditions offered by international creditors
DATE: 2015-06-29 | LENGTH: 08:29

 
Why Chicago Won't Go Bankrupt - And Detroit Didn't Have To
Saqib Bhatti argues cities can avoid financial crises through progressive taxation and forcing the wealthy to pay their fair share
DATE: 2015-06-29 | LENGTH: 09:48

 
Plundering Our Freedom with Abandon - Robert Scheer on RAI (7/10)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Scheer and Paul Jay discuss American partisan politics - is there a real difference and the demonization of the other camp
DATE: 2015-06-28 | LENGTH: 23:09

 
Why Are Indians Eating Less If Incomes are Growing?
PERI's Deepankur Basu says families in India are paying more out of pocket for services that used to be state sponsored, causing them to make tough choices in their diets
DATE: 2015-06-29 | LENGTH: 06:04

 
Pope Francis vs Climate Change
Today on Rap News, a world exclusive: Pope Francis performing his 2015 encyclical on climate change, revealing his new, revised Ten Climate Commandments for the care of our common home.
DATE: 2015-06-29 | LENGTH: 05:41

 
Resistencia: The Fight for the Aguan Valley
Feature documentary from former Real News journalist Jesse Freeston on the plantation occupation movement that rose up in response to the 2009 coup d'etat in Honduras.
DATE: 2015-06-28

 
TRNN on Greece
A collection of interviews with Leo Panitch, Dimitri Lascaris, Ann Pettifor, John Weeks, and Robert Johnson
DATE: 2015-06-25

 
Can the United Nations Stop War?
Has the UN failed to deliver on its founding mission? Follow the discussion with Glen Ford of Black Agenda Report and Robert Naiman, policy director of Just Foreign Policy.
DATE: 2015-06-28 | LENGTH: 16:04

 
TRNN REPLAY: The 50th Anniversary of the First US Offensive in Vietnam
Larry Wilkerson discusses how the Vietnam war shaped views on US foreign policy
DATE: 2011-06-04

 
Gay Marriage Victory Is Not About Equality
Queer activist Yasmin Nair says that the fight for gay marriage was driven by an elitist, conservative movement
DATE: 2015-06-26 | LENGTH: 13:56

 
The Global African: Extreme Xenophobia in the Dominican Republic
The Global African takes a look at the prejudice currently in the Dominican Republic, the history of segregation in public spaces, and a special comment on the Charleston shooting.
DATE: 2015-06-27 | LENGTH: 25:28

 
   

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Freedom Flotilla III: Activists Sail to Break Gaza Blockade
Robert Lovelace speaks to TRNN via satellite phone from the Freedom Flotilla III, four boats that are attempting to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza to deliver humanitarian aid
DATE: 2015-06-26

 
UN Report: Israel Committed Unprecedented Devastation and Killings in 2014 Gaza War
Next step: Palestine submits thousands of pages documenting Israeli war crimes to the International Criminal Court; if the prosecutor fails to act, legitimacy of the court will further erode, says CCR's Michael Ratner
DATE: 2015-06-26

 
Why Is the Health Care Industry Celebrating Obamacare's Supreme Court Victory?
Six million people remain insured, but as many as 58 percent of federal exchanges provide one or two healthcare plans, meaning the profit-driven healthcare industry limits coverage, says Dr. Margaret Flowers
DATE: 2015-06-25

 
Plundering Our Freedom with Abandon - Robert Scheer on Reality Asserts Itself (6/10)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Scheer and Paul Jay discuss and debate whether there is any rationality left amongst the ruling elites
DATE: 2015-06-26

 
Sixteen Proposals for Effective Solutions in '16 - Salvatore Babones on Reality Asserts Itself (4/4)
On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Babones, author of "Sixteen for '16", proposes Ten Ten Ten - everybody should get ten paid sick days, ten paid holidays, and ten paid vacation days as a bare minimum
DATE: 2015-06-26

 
Human Survival in the Sixth Extinction
New study finds human population growth behind extinction acceleration. Study co-author Professor Gerardo Ceballos explains our future.
DATE: 2015-06-26

 
  


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Spain: 'Popular Unity' ‬Councils Sworn In Amid Huge Enthusiasm‭
Dick Nichols. This article was first published on Socialist Project. The squares in front of scores of town halls across the Spanish state were jam-packed with enthusiastic crowds on June 13. Tens of thousands had gathered to celebrate ...

Dick Nichols

The BBC’s Inept but Revealing Attempt at a Game Theoretic View of Greek Crisis
By William K. Black, Quito: June 25, 2015 The BBC came up with a good “hook” for a story on the troika’s assault on the Greek economy and people.  “Yanis Varoufakis, the Greek finance minister, spent his academic career … ...

William Black

The Election Blues Again
by Andrew Levine. This article was first published on Counterpunch. We construct personal timelines in many ways. Lately, I find myself situating events according to where they fall within the lifetimes of dogs I have owned. Perhaps this is ...

Andrew Levine

Tsipras goes for referendum on 5 July
By Paul Mason. This article was first published on Medium. Greek PM Alexis Tsipras has just called a referendum on 5 July. This after spending most of the week locked in discussions with creditors, in which no deal...

Paul Mason

Would Jeffrey Sterling Be in Prison If He Were White?
By Norman Solomon Last week CIA whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling went to prison. If he were white, he probably wouldn’t be there. Sterling was one of the CIA’s few African-American case officers, and he became the first to file a ...

Norman Solomon

Expect A Wave Of Consolidation In The Oil Industry
By Leonard Brecken.

As stated previously, asset monetization by small E&P operators will start in earnest in the second half of this year out of cash flow necessity. Most, if not all, smaller ...

Leonard Brecken


REALITY ASSERTS ITSELF


Reality Asserts Itself - Salvatore Babones

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Babones, author of "Sixteen for '16", says while he grew up in a right-wing, conservative working-class family, social science brought him to progressive public policy conclusions
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Robert Scheer

On Reality Asserts Itself, Robert Scheer talks about democracy, journalism and his new book, "They Know Everything About You: How Data-Collecting Corporations and Snooping Government Agencies Are Destroying Democracy"
 

Reality Asserts Itself - Christian Appy on Reality Asserts Itself

On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Appy, author of "American Reckoning: The Vietnam War and Our National Identity", discusses growing with a broad faith that America is always an indispensable and invincible force for good in the world - and the seeds of his disillusionment with Americanism
 
   

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Will Anyone Challenge the Mayor?
TRNN's analysis of Baltimore's critical upcoming election
DATE: 2015-06-16

 
Baltimore Residents Hold Lock-in Opposing School Closing
TRNN's Megan Sherman and Anton Woronczuk speak to West Baltimore community members and activists fighting to keep Langston Hughes Elementary School in Park Heights from closing
DATE: 2015-06-16

 
The Global African: The Great Migration & An Update on Baltimore
TeleSUR's The Global African looks at similarities between the Great Migration and immigration today & also gives an update on the situation in Baltimore.
DATE: 2015-06-15

 
Revolution in Rhyme: Comrade Speaks
Baltimore rapper Comrade joined the iMiXWHATiLiKE crew for this discussion of his politics, influences and work in collaboration with No Hooks for the Hip-Hop Chronicles (WEAA 88.9 FM / Baltimore)
DATE: 2015-06-14

 
New Commander of District Where Freddie Gray Died Has Different Take on Policing
Says arrests are not always the best solution and that police and community have to find common ground
DATE: 2015-06-12

 
Baltimore Residents Say Root Causes of Violence Ignored
The Real News Correspondents Taya Graham and Megan Sherman ask the community about the recent spike in the city's homicide rate
DATE: 2015-06-11

 
   


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