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    Taking From the Many to Give to the Few - David Cay Johnston on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)

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    Sun, 08/31/2014 - 04:08
    Professor john a. powell discusses how rural communities benefit economically from the transport of blacks to rural prisons, bringing jobs and population surges that affect their electoral college vote

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    Fri, 08/29/2014 - 11:08
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    Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:08
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    Michael Brown's Funeral Buried in Media Circus

    Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:08
    TRNN's Megan Sherman reports on Mike Brown's funeral and ensuing media frenzy

    Israeli Agribusiness Demanding Relief From Government as BDS Intensifies

    Fri, 08/29/2014 - 05:08
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    The Black Freedom Struggle of the 21st Century

    Fri, 08/29/2014 - 02:08
    Rev. Heber Brown III interviews Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., president and CEO of the Hip Hop Caucus, about Ferguson and the need for new institutions built by the young generation of black activists

    Forthcoming IPCC Report Calls for Control of Fossil Fuel Consumption

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:08
    Distinguished climatologist Michael E. Mann discusses the dangers of ignoring the conclusions in the leaked draft of the synthesis report

    The Battle for Justice in Ferguson Runs through the Soul of the Democratic Party

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:08
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor speaks with Ferguson residents, activists and politicians about the future of the movement sparked by the killing of Michael Brown

    Michael Brown and the Ongoing Struggle to Decriminalize Black Life

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:08
    Professor john a. powell says we can't understand class issues and the experience of poverty without race, and that the underrepresentation of black people in the U.S. remains a significant problem

    Why America Failed to Anticipate the Rise of the Islamic State

    Thu, 08/28/2014 - 10:08
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn discusses how the U.S. narrowly defined the jihadist threat as al-Qaeda affiliates, thereby failing to taking the Islamic State seriously

    How Ferguson Residents Are Coping with Michael Brown's Killing

    Wed, 08/27/2014 - 08:08
    Local residents talk to TRNN's Jihan Hafiz about their experiences with local law enforcement

    Israel and Gaza Extend Ceasefire amid Last-Minute Attacks

    Wed, 08/27/2014 - 04:08
    Max Blumenthal assesses the circumstances surrounding the cease-fire from Ramallah

    Ferguson Resident: "You Can't Talk about Race and Class and Privilege in a Soundbite"

    Wed, 08/27/2014 - 02:08
    TRNN's Jaisal Noor interviews two local Ferguson residents who say the mainstream media has failed them

    The Islamic State, Assad, and the Contradictions Faced by the US in Syria

    Wed, 08/27/2014 - 02:08
    Investigative journalist Patrick Cockburn says the U.S. will need to work with Syria and Iran to defeat ISIS, thereby reversing its policy towards Assad

    Fed Chair Signals Possible Policy Shift on Unemployment

    Tue, 08/26/2014 - 09:08
    PERI Co-Director Gerald Epstein discusses how Fed chair Janet Yellen's recent comments on bringing unemployment down could be positive but Fed policy still remains toothless in helping out working Americans

    Canada's Largest Union Protests Pension Cuts

    Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:08
    Former CUPE senior research officer Kevin Skerrett and political economist Michel Lizee explain the proposed reform bill to pensions and how it will result in the transfer of risk from employers to employees

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    Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:08
    Hiparidi Top'Tiro Xavante says indigenous peoples of the Amazon are uniting to defend their way of life and protect the biodiversity of the "lungs of the world"

    Protecting the Amazon Includes Defending Indigenous Rights

    Mon, 08/25/2014 - 05:08
    Hiparidi Top'Tiro Xavante says indigenous peoples of the Amazon are uniting to defend their way of life and protect the biodiversity of the "lungs of the world"
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