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Many Parties Complicit in Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:10
The persecution of Rohingya Muslims goes beyond religious intolerance, says Dr. Elizabeth Hurd, professor of politics at Northwestern University

On Iran, Trump Follows Iraq War Neocons

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 10:10
In sabotaging the Iran nuclear deal, President Trump is listening to -- and following the playbook of -- the neocons behind the Iraq war, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

As the Rich Get Richer, Public Schools Suffer

Tue, 10/17/2017 - 09:10
During a hearing on how to create more equitable funding for public schools in Maryland officials revealed how tax breaks for wealthy developers in Baltimore could threaten future funding

Firing Back at Trump's War on Immigrants, California Becomes First 'Sanctuary State'

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 17:10
Assemblyman David Chiu, who authored bills that protect undocumented immigrants at home and at work, says attacks on immigrants undermine public safety

Venezuelan Regional Election: Opposition Claims Fraud in Areas They Won

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 14:10
The Governing United Socialist Party of Venezuela won 17 out of 23 governor races in Sunday's regional vote, prompting the opposition to claim fraud once again, without evidence. Lucas Koerner of analyzes the situation

Why didn't Kurdish Forces Fight Back the Iraqi Invasion​ of Kirkuk?

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 13:10
The Iraqi military quickly conquered the oil-rich area of Kirkuk in an effort to block Kurdish statehood. But why didn't Kurdish forces put up more of a fight? TRNN speaks with Patrick Cockburn, Middle East correspondent for the Independent

Driscoll Fruit is Being Boycotted Because of Slave-Like Labor Conditions on Farms

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 10:10
Driscoll employs slave-like labor conditions for fruit pickers and should thus be boycotted say activists on both sides of the US-Mexico border

The Nina Turner Show: The Role of the Protestor with Erica Garner

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 08:10
Erica Garner talks to Nina Turner about how the loss of her father, Eric Garner, galvanized her activism for police accountability, and how she came to support Bernie Sanders

Kids Who Know Everything': Baltimore Youth Hit the Airwaves

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 06:10
Baltimore educator Valencia Clay has created a new educational TV show called 'Kids Who Know Everything,' which gives Baltimore youth a chance to voice their opinions on issues related to race, crime, and poverty

Real Media: Councils, Kickbacks, and the KCTMO

Sun, 10/15/2017 - 06:10
Financial journalist Joel Benjamin discusses evidence passed to the Grenfell inquiry regarding the connections between KCTMO ex-Councilor Tom Fairhead, Rona Fairhead, Council Tax Rebate schemes, and HSBC

Climate Change and Fire Suppression Fuel Deadliest Blazes in California History

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:10
Professor Matthew Hurteau says 100 years of fire suppression and human-caused climate change are fueling California's historic wildfires

Nina Turner on Bernie at the Women's March, Trump's ACA Sabotage, and More

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:10
The former Ohio state senator and current president of Our Revolution addresses the controversy over Bernie Sanders' upcoming speech to the Women's March convention; Trump's new sabotage of Obamacare; the finale of "The Nina Turner Show," and more

US and Israel Show UNESCO their Anti-Palestinian Bias

Sat, 10/14/2017 - 07:10
The U.S. and Israel are pulling out of UNESCO over what they call an 'anti-Israel bias,' but the move may actually underscore their bias towards basic Palestinian rights. Meanwhile, Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have reached a new unity deal

Better Disaster Preparedness Saves Lives and Money

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:10
Jeff Schlegelmilch of the National Center for Disaster Preparedness questions why we spend so much money on relief when there are much greater cost savings in disaster mitigation

Decertifying Iran Deal, Trump Escalates His War

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 10:10
President Trump's decertification of the Iran nuclear deal and targeting of the Revolutionary Guard is a dangerous escalation, says Reza Marashi of the National Iranian American Council

Clean Energy is a 'Powerful Engine of Job Opportunity'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:10
Contrary to what EPA chief Scott Pruitt says, investing in clean energy 'is an enormous source of job creation relative to maintaining our fossil fuel economy,' says economist Bob Pollin

Trump Threatens the Aid that Puerto Rico Needs

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:10
President Trump has threatened to withdraw federal emergency workers from the Puerto Rico as much of the island remains in dire straits, says Julio Lopez Varona of Make the Road Connecticut

Potential Fed Chair Kevin Warsh: A 'Classic Trump Pick'

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 09:10
President Trump's consideration of Kevin Warsh to replace Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve would be a typical Trump appointment: a wealthy, well-connected investment lawyer with a terrible track record, says economist Dean Baker

Trump's Obamacare Sabotage Burdens the Sickest

Fri, 10/13/2017 - 08:10
President Trump's new effort to undermine Obamacare through "association plans" would increase the healthcare costs of those who need it most, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United

US-Cuba Relations Unravel as State Dept Alleges 'Sonic Attack'

Thu, 10/12/2017 - 15:10
While the accusations against Cuba sound like 'something out of a bad sci-fi film,' the consequences of reducing diplomatic staff in Havana and Washington DC have serious consequences for relations between the two countries, explains Prof. Michael Bustamante