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Noam Chomsky: On Everything

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Vijay Prashad: The Geopolitics of Iran’s Nuclear Program

The Issam Fares Institute for Public Policy and International Affairs held a lecture entitled:
The Geopolitics of Iran’s Nuclear Program with Vijay Prashad

Bruce Schneier: Data and Goliath: Bruce Schneier on the Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

On the Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World

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Talks over a nuclear deal with Iran are in their final stages

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Naomi Klein: Let’s kick oil while the price is down

Climate change should be a catalyst for a major change, but we’re not treating it as a real emergency

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Amy Goodman: RIP Danny Schechter: Media Pioneer Who Covered Apartheid South Africa, Occupy & Kissinger

We speak with two close colleagues and friends of the pioneering author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter

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Noam Chomsky: Trapped By Institutional Logic

Noam Chomsky with David Barsamian

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Noam Chomsky: Free Speech in the U.S.

The state of free speech in America today, Obama’s U.S. foreign policy, Israel and the rise of anti-semitism and more

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Russell Brand: ISIS Vs Climate Change – Which Kills More?

Reaction to the news that President Obama has said the media “absolutely” overstates the threat of terrorism in comparison to the threat of climate change

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Henry A. Giroux: Age of the Selfie in the Neoliberal Era

Critics have long pointed out that the social media phenomena of the Selfie is rooted in vanity and narcissism. But scholar and cultural critic Henry Giroux says it is about much more

Luke Stobert: New Hope for Spain

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Noam Chomsky: Mideast, Isis…

Interview on a variety of topics

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Eva Golinger: Why the CIA Won’t Give Up on Venezuela

Interview about the Western backed resistance groups in Venezuela and how there is a coup happening in real time

Laura Hanna: Students Launch Historic Debt Strike

Refusing to Pay Back Predatory College Loans

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Norman Finkelstein: Netanyahu is a Maniac

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Norman Finkelstein: The Martyrdom of Gaza and the Future of Palestine

Norman Finkelstein’s address to the UCD Philosophical Society, University College Dublin, on the current state of the occupied territories

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Paul Mason: Rejecting Austerity, Greece Squares Off with Its Creditors & Risks Future in Eurozone

Less than a month after the anti-austerity Syriza party swept to victory in Greece, a major dispute has broken out between Greece’s new leaders and European finance ministers

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Eva Golinger: The Media War on Venezuela

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David Sirota: As Public Pensions Shift to Risky Wall Street, Local Politicians Rake in Political Cash

Many of the investments are being done in secret while politically connected Wall Streets firms — including Blackstone, the Carlyle Group and Elliott Management — earn millions in investment fees from taxpayers

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Leo Panitch: The Historic Victory of Greek Left: What Now?

Presentation by Leo Panitch, Canada Research Chair in Comparative Political Economy at York University, Toronto

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Yanis Varoufakis: In Past, Assessing Future

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Johann Hari: Everything We Know About the Drug War & Addiction is Wrong

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Gilbert Achcar: Egypt 4 Years After Mubarak

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Mark Weisbrot: The Greek Debt Talks

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Noam Chomsky: Surviving the 21st Century

Noam Chomsky speaks on a variety of topics.

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Costas Panayotakis: After Historic Victory, Greece’s Leftist Syriza Party Begins Mandate Against “Vicious” Austerity

Interview on Syriza’s historic rise to power and the challenges it faces in trying to restructure Greece’s economy

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Edward Snowden: ‘When you collect everything, you understand nothing’

National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden answered questions from Canadian students

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George Monbiot: How To Buy a Politician

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Tariq Ali: World Wars & Historic Memory, Part 1 & 2

A lecture about the truth of World War One, the “bad war” the “wrong war”. He discusses the rise of the working class and Socialism, and the militarisation of Germany in an attempt to compete with the colonial empires

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Russell Brand: How To Buy a Politician

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George Monbiot: How Whales Change Climate

The astonishing story of how whales keep the oceans alive – and alter the composition of the atmosphere

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Norman Finkelstein: The Making of Norman Finkelstein

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Interview about Charlie Hebdo since 1968, Islamophobia and the French response

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Gilbert Achcar: On the Clash of Barbarisms

From the Massacre in Paris to the U.S. Occupation of Iraq

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Kathy Kelly: Peace Activist Kathy Kelly Heads to Prison for Protesting U.S. Drone War

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Chris Hedges: Answering Questions from Viewers

Answering questions like: “Do you believe the US or Israel will attack Iran?” and “Is there any hope for Bradley Manning?”

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Chris Hedges: Journalism Should Be About Truth, Not Career

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Norman Finkelstein: Is Israel Unfairly Held to a Higher Standard?

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Tim Shorrock: “The Interview” Belittles North Korea, But is Film’s Backstory and U.S. Policy the Real Farce?

President Barack Obama has said the United States is considering putting North Korea back on its list of terrorism sponsors

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