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Activists Discuss How Public Officials Thwart Accountability for Sexual Harassment

Sun, 05/06/2018 - 07:05
In part three of our series of conversations about sexual misdeeds in Maryland's state capital we discuss how the system that is supposed to help women and men who suffer abuse are rigged to protect public officials

200th Anniversary of the Birth of Marx and a Revolution in Understanding History

Sat, 05/05/2018 - 06:05
Historian Gerald Horne and host Paul Jay discuss the ongoing relevance of Marx's Materialist Conception of History; to understand and fight ideas that defend injustice today, people must know the economic roots the give rise to, and perpetuate, such ideology

Ohio Governor's Race: Kucinich Attacks Cordray's 'Left' Credentials

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 16:05
Tuesday is the Ohio primary for governor of Ohio, in which Rep. Dennis Kucinich faces off against former CFPB director Richard Cordray. Kucinich says that Cordray is principally responsible for assault rifles in the cities of Ohio and favors the death penalty. He is not the "lefty" media likes to portray.

French Unions & Students Mobilize Against Reforms: Another May '68?

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 14:05
50 years after France's legendary May 1968, which almost toppled the government, unions and students are again mobilizing against the government. However, while the establishment celebrates May '68, its criticizes today's protest movement, says Le Monde Diplomatique's Renaud Lambert

UK's 'Windrush Scandal' Shines Light on Who is an 'Illegal' Immigrant

Fri, 05/04/2018 - 09:05
The 'Windrush Generation' scandal, which has made tens of thousands of British immigrants unwelcome after living in the UK for decades, is calling attention to the conservative government's demonization of immigrants

'Poison Papers': US and Canadian Regulators Colluded with Manufacturers of Highly Toxic Substances

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 16:05
Dr. Jonathan Latham explains how the EPA and Canada's Health Protection Branch concealed fraudulent tests of dangerous pesticides

US Gov. and Media Whitewash 'Reformer' Saudi Prince MBS as He Beheads Dissidents

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:05
While top American officials and media outlets praise Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as a "revolutionary," 12 people are beheaded per month. Professor Asad AbuKhalil says the Saudi monarchy "has become far more repressive than it has ever been."

Natalie Portman's Boycott of Netanyahu Prompts Attack by Billionaire-Backed Right-Wing Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 15:05
After Natalie Portman pulled out of an award ceremony in Israel, right-wing activist Rabbi Shmuley Boteach bought a full-page New York Times ad to attack the actress. Journalist Max Blumenthal details how billionaire Sheldon Adelson bankrolls Shmuley's World Values Network and conservative activism.

Police Crack Down on Puerto Rico May Day March Against Austerity

Thu, 05/03/2018 - 06:05
Thousands take to the streets in Puerto Rico on May 1 as officials seek to privatize Puerto Rico's schools and utilities

No Financial Protection from Trump Admin, But States Can Help

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 16:05
As acting CFPB director Mick Mulvaney admits his subservience to the financial industry, states are beginning to provide consumers with protection from financial abuse, such as with New York State's new retirement system, explains CEPR's Dean Baker

Israel Tries to Kill Iran Nuclear Deal with Cartoonish Netanyahu Speech

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 15:05
Days before Donald Trump is due to rip up the JCPOA, Benjamin Netanyahu used cartoonish props to accuse Iran of hiding nuclear weapons. Journalist Max Blumenthal says this is part of Israel's strategy to escalate aggression against Tehran.

Fmr IAEA Inspector: Netanyahu's Cartoons About Iran's Nuclear Program are 'Baseless and Childish'

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 11:05
In a 'show and tell' type talk, Netanyahu claimed that Iran is developing a nuclear weapons program and tried to provide evidence that Iran is violating the JCOPA. Former US IAEA Nuclear Weapons Inspector Robert Kelley tells TRNN Netanyahu's claims are baseless, self-serving, and childish

Protesters Rail Against Police, Poverty in Baltimore May Day March

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 09:05
Residents called for unity in the fight for fair wages, universal healthcare, and dismantling of the Baltimore Police department

May Day Celebrations in Cuba

Wed, 05/02/2018 - 08:05
Field Report: The average worker's monthly salary in Cuba is around $25 a month so what are they celebrating?

French Politicians Shift Blame for Anti-Semitism onto Muslims

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:05
French politicians and celebrities signed a manifesto blaming French Muslims for anti-semitism in France. Yasser Louati addresses the hypocrisy in France's human-rights discourse

Yemeni Journalist: I Was Afraid US-Saudi Coalition Would Bomb My Wedding Party too

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 17:05
After the US-backed Saudi coalition massacred dozens of civilians at a wedding party, journalist Ahmad Algohbary says he and other Yemenis cannot live a normal life without fear

Manchester University Develops Israeli Drone Technology, Despite Growing Student Opposition

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:05
Students at the University of Manchester uncovered secret cooperation agreements between the university and Israeli arms manufacturers and now campaign to cancel the agreements, says Hudda Ammori, Chair of the Manchester BDS Campaign

Koch Brothers' Money went to George Mason University to Influence US Government

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 16:05
Recently released documents show that the Charles Koch Foundation's millions of dollars in donations to GMU were tied to control over hiring and firing of professors. The ultimate target of their conservative agenda, though, is to influence DC politics, says Bill Black

China's Embrace Of An Intellectual Property System Imposed On It By The United States

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 15:05
The two biggest scientific powers, the U.S. & China, need to rethink the world's intellectual property-based innovation system to safeguard citizen interests or else this privatization of technology, an arms race mentality in science, will produce a dark, dystopian future none of us really want explains Peter Drahos

Col. Wilkerson on Korean Peace: 'We've Been Here Before," But it Fell Apart

Tue, 05/01/2018 - 09:05
Over the past 20 years or so there have been several opportunities for peace between North and South Korea, but each time it fell apart because of stumbling blocks on both the North Korean and the US side, says Col. Larry Wilkerson