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    Death Toll in Ukraine at Five Thousand as the Ceasefire Breaks Down

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:01
    Serhiy Kudelia of Baylor University, recently returned from a trip to the eastern regions in Ukraine, he says the most recent outbreak is the worst violence to date and the ceasefire is dependent on the continuation of the negotiations

    US Resumes Drone Strikes in Yemen Despite Political Leadership Vacuum

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:01
    Scholar and journalist Waalid Al-Saqaf says continued US drone strikes and foreign involvement will push Yemen towards a civil war and do nothing to address the growing humanitarian catastrophe

    Some in GOP See Economic Gain In Immigration Reforms

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 12:01
    A growing number of Republicans in the midwest are looking to attract immigrant students and skilled workers in an effort to prop up towns that have suffered from a decline in manufacturing

    At the Center of a Storm - Irvin Jim, General Secretary of the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa on RAI (1/3)

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 09:01
    On Reality Asserts Itself, Mr. Jim tells host Paul Jay about his youth and radicalization in the fight against apartheid. Mr. Jim is now the leader of the largest union in South Africa with 340,000 members, which has recently broken with the ANC and is calling for a return to the principles of the Freedom Charter

    Marxist Economists, Academics and Philosophers Sworn In to the Greek Cabinet

    Wed, 01/28/2015 - 02:01
    Leo Panitch says new Finance Minister has to raise massive public investments required to kick start the economy and address twenty-five percent general unemployment and fifty percent youth unemployment

    Will the Kurdish Coalition Hold Kobani?

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:01
    Edmund Ghareeb, author of The Kurdish Question in Iraq, says hundreds of Kurdish villages and small towns remain under the control of the Islamic State

    President Obama in Saudi Arabia to Pay Respects to Former Friend and Ally King Abdullah

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 13:01
    Toby Jones says King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia built an oppressive regime that violated human rights and cozied up to terrorism

    New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Sworn In to Office

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 12:01
    Dimitri Lascaris: SYRIZA leader's first act as Prime Minister was to visit the grave site where hundreds of members of the Greek Resistance were executed by the German Nazi forces during World War II

    CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Convicted of Espionage

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:01
    Investigative journalist Marcy Wheeler says Sterling faces decades in prison for leaking details of a botched CIA operation against Iran's nuclear program

    CIA Whistleblower Jeffrey Sterling Convicted of Espionage

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 11:01
    Investigative journalist Marcy Wheeler says Sterling faces decades in prison for leaking details of a botched CIA operation against Iran's nuclear program

    New Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Sworn In to Office

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:01
    Dimitri Lascaris: SYRIZA Leaders first act as Prime Minister was to visit the grave site, where hundreds of members of the Greek Resistance were executed by the German Nazi forces during World War II

    President Obama in Saudi Arabia to Pay Respects to Former Friend and Ally King Abdullah

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:01
    Toby Jones says contrary to how he is being eulogized, King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia built an oppressive regime that violated human rights and cozied up to terrorism

    Will the Kurdish Coalition Hold Kobani?

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:01
    Edmund Ghareeb, the author The Kurdish Question in Iraq says, the Kurds that fought back ISIS in Kobani is a complex coalition

    US-India Nuke Deal A Big Win for Corporations

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:01
    Author and scholar Vijay Prashad says the US-India nuclear deal will protect US corporations from liability in case of an industrial disaster like India faced in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak

    US-India Nuke Deal A Big Win for Corporations

    Tue, 01/27/2015 - 02:01
    Author and scholar Vijay Prashad says the US-India nuclear deal will protect US corporations from liability in case of an industrial disaster like India faced in the 1984 Bhopal gas leak

    TRNN Replay: Saudi Arabia and the al-Qaeda Monster (3/5)

    Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:01
    Madawi Al-Rasheed: Saudi Arabia helped create a network of terrorism to achieve political aims, and while it does come back to bite them at times, they promote a similar ideology and continue to these alliances

    TRNN Replay: Saudi Arabia and the al-Qaeda Monster (3/5)

    Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:01
    Madawi Al-Rasheed: Saudi Arabia helped create a network of terrorism to achieve political aims, and while it does come back to bite them at times, they promote a similar ideology and continue to these alliances

    Now in Power, SYRIZA Faces Herculean Task

    Mon, 01/26/2015 - 13:01
    Dimitri Lascaris says breaking up the troika and the power of oligarchs that control Greece is not going to be an easy task

    American Sniper: Honoring A Fallen Hero or Whitewashing a Murderous Occupation?

    Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:01
    Journalist Max Blumenthal says the film American Sniper promotes lies falsehoods about Navy SEAL Chris Kyle along with the US invasion and occupation of Iraq, which killed an untold amount of Iraqi civilians, left the country in ruins and paved the wave for the rise of ISIS

    Holder's Move on Civil Forfeiture Only a Dent in Abusive Police Practice

    Mon, 01/26/2015 - 11:01
    Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says further federal action is needed because dozens of states will still continue the practice