As Baltimore removes its Confederate statues, The Real Baltimore holds an extended discussion with labor activists Ricarra Jones and Melissa Wells, Councilman Ryan Dorsey, and Ideal City's Ben Smith, who say public policy must be aimed at reversing the impacts of white supremacy
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In a wide ranging discussion, Nina Turner and Paul Jay focus on the role of Trump, the GOP, corporate Democrats and corporate media in perpetuating systemic racism; they also address whether Nazi's should have a right to organize public rallies
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At the scene of Saturday's car attack on anti-racist protesters, Michael Payne of the Charlottesville Democratic Socialists of America walks us through what he witnessed
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Ecuador's former president Rafael Correa is accusing recently elected president Lenin Moreno of moving the country to the right, using corruption accusations against Vice-President and Correa friend Jorge Glas as cover. TRNN's Greg Wilpert reports
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In this episode of Rattling the Bars, Eddie Conway speaks with Krystal Roundtree, the lead organizer for the Millions for Prisoners March in D.C. It is a national day of action which seeks to abolish the Thirteenth Amendment in the U.S. constitution
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William Hawk Birdshead, a DAPL water protector from the Oglala Nakota tribe, reacts as he visits the JP Morgan Chase-sponsored North American gallery at the British Museum DATE: 2017-08-16
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As President Trump claims he won't rule out military force in Venezuela, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, former Chief of Staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, says "we need to keep our dirty hands off Latin America" DATE: 2017-08-15
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Leading climate change expert, Dr. Joe Romm, discusses U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's State of the Climate report which confirms new records on global warming, greenhouse gas, and sea level rise DATE: 2017-08-15
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A new report from the Marshall Project finds that when a white person kills a black man in the U.S., the killer often faces no legal consequences. We speak to reporters Daniel Lathrop and Anna Flag DATE: 2017-08-15
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On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Troy LaRaviere says growing up in poverty prepared him for a fight to defend public education in Chicago, even when it threatened his own job as a school principal DATE: 2017-08-15
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Charlottesville Vice-Mayor Wes Bellamy, who led the City Council's effort to remove the statue of Confederate general Confederate General Robert E. Lee, discusses his campaign and this weekend's white supremacist protests DATE: 2017-08-14
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As President Trump calls the opioid crisis an emergency, it's emerged that a US social services agency has secretly run supervised drug injections at an undisclosed location. We speak to Maia Szalavitz, author of "Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction." DATE: 2017-08-14
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Letters sent by the current Attorney General hint of upcoming federal action against state's that have already legalized it, but a marijuana policy expert says Sessions may face resistance on multiple fronts DATE: 2017-08-14
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Bill Black says the real scandal isn't just the 20,000 people who wrongfully lost their cars, but that fraudulent financial products are allowed to be sold in the first place DATE: 2017-08-14
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Wildfires are sweeping BC. Close to 900 have burned through 600,000 hectares so far this year, blanketing western North America with smoke. Fighting them has cost more than $230 million—and the season i...
"Bernie Bros" and the "Alt-Left" are terms increasingly used by conservatives and neo-liberals to discourage, disempower, and discourage activism on the left in favor of complacency in support of the status quo.
By Michael Sainato
The 2016 ...
By Scott Ritter / Truthdig.
Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington, D.C., in June 2016. (Paul Holston / AP)
Editor’s note: The writer is a member of Veteran Intelligence Professionals for Sanity (VIPS), but he was not a signer ...
By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch.
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Donald Trump’s slogan “America First” is vile; it smacks of nativism and appeals to the insularity and anti-intellectualism of an appallingly large segment of the ...
By Trita Parsi / The Intercept.
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“This was never about enrichment.” The academics and officials in the room were taken aback. For a former senior Israeli official to deny the importance of the nuclear issue ...
On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay talks to the president of the Chicago Principals and Administrators Association, Troy LaRaviere about his new report that found systemic racial discrimination in the way Chicago Public Schools receive special education funding
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