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The Real News speaks to Rev. Osagyefo Uhuru Sekou, Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford and Former Black Panther Eddie Conway for their reactions to the decision of a St. Louis County grand jury to not indict Darren Wilson and the next steps for movements fighting for social justice
Baltimore residents, lawyers, police and activists gather to discuss and debate what to do about police brutality in their city
IPS fellow Phyllis Bennis and Just Foreign Policy's Robert Naiman discuss Hagel's actions on Afghanistan, ISIS, and the Pentagon budget
DREAM Action Coalition organizer Erika Andiola describes how millions, including her mother, will be excluded from the action and says a comprehensive immigration plan deals with why undocumented immigrants come to the U.S. in the first place
Part 1 of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture on the politics of development given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa
Mr. Moses describes how in 1874 the white racist Democratic Party violently overthrew the Governor of Mississippi (who had been elected by a mostly black Republican Party), and how these Dixiecrats became a wing of the national Democratic Party right up to 1964, when the Mississippi Freedom Democrats ended their reign
Jeff Faux: 95% of immigrant children who cross the US-Mexico border are from countries that the US has dominated or controlled during the past century
The conclusion of a conversation with UN economist Richard Kozul-Wright on the far-reaching impact of a lecture given by Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa on the politics of development
Residents, attorneys and law enforcement officials offer testimony on whether the Maryland legislature should repeal key components of the Law Enforcement Officers' Bill of Rights.
Timothy Wise: Mexican agriculture was undermined by NAFTA and companies like Smithfield
Author and former labor organizer David Bacon unpacks how temporary legal status won't get at the root of the issue of getting legal status for workers in order to fight for fair wages and better working conditions
David Bacon explains the essentials of immigration reform.
Paul Jay interviews the civil rights leaders who played a leading role in the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer
They have managed to contain a massive capitalist crisis and they may actually be realizing that massive government sector spending is required to save capitalism, says Prof. Leo Panitch the author of The Making of Global Capitalism.
Mr. Moses, former field secretary for SNCC, says America from 1875 down to the civil rights movement was slavery by another name
The influential civil rights leader describes growing up in Cold War America
Mr. Moses traces the events that led him to take up a leading role in Freedom Summer
Glen Ford, Executive Editor of Black Agenda Report, talks to Paul Jay about growing up Black in American apartheid
While the prosecutor was reprimanded by the court for failing to move this case forward, it does not provide Assange with a remedy, says Michael Ratner, US lawyer for Julian Assange
Reporter Ansel Herz discusses the Seattle mayor adopting reforms after a federal investigation found the Seattle police force carried out discriminatory practices