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Mark Weisbrot: Venezuelan Protests

Interview on the current situation in Venezuela

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Bill McKibben: On Global Extreme Weather from U.S. to Sochi

Examples of extreme weather are being seen across the globe

Matt Damon: Matt Damon Amazes Audience with Howard Zinn Speech

At The People Speak Live! show in Chicago, Matt Damon blew people everyone away after reading excerpts from a speech entitled “The Problem is Civil Obedience,” by the late social activist Howard Zinn.

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Glenn Greenwald: Defying Threats to Journalism

Interview on The Intercept, their new digital magazine

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Richard D. Wolff: “What to Do when Capitalism Fails”

Professor Wolff joins Thom Hartmann to talk about Janet Yellen

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Harvey Wasserman: U.S. Sailors Sick From Fukushima Radiation File Suit

79 American veterans of 2011’s earthquake/tsunami relief Operation Tomadachi (“Friendship”) have filed a new $1 billion class action lawsuit against Tokyo Electric Power.

Mariam Kirollos: Fighting Sexual Assault in Egypt

Interview with one of the founding members of Operation Anti-Sexual Harassment/Assault, a group that patrols the streets during protests and fights off men as they attempt to encircle and assault women

Dennis Trainor, Jr.: The Day We Fight Back Against The NSA

Activists in New York City commandeered the Verizon building to promote the February 11th day of action to stop the NSA

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Paul Mason: The Economics of Revolt

Interview is the second in a series of interviews conducted at the Global Uprisings conference in Amsterdam, NL

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Noam Chomsky: The Life of Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky is interviewed by Bill Zimmerman

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Chris Hedges: Crisis Cults and the Collapse of Industrial Civilization

Interview on areas of extreme poverty that Hedges refers to as ‘sacrifice zones’, as well as the reasons behind the collapse of complex societies

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Amy Goodman: NYC to Reform Stop & Frisk

Interview with Baher Azmy, legal director of the Center for Constitutional Rights and counsel on their lawsuit against New York City

Charlton Stanley: US Blackout of Snowden Interview

An interview with Edward Snowden appears to have been blocked intentionally by US government authorities

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Jeremy Scahill: The “Drone President” & Obama’s Whitewashing of NSA Spying

Interview on Obama as a “drone president” whose operations have killed large numbers of civilians

Jasiri X: Checkpoint

“Checkpoint” is based on the oppression and discrimination Jasiri X witnessed firsthand during his recent trip to Palestine

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Noam Chomsky: On the Tea Party

Interview on number of issues including the Tea Party and its anarchistic tactics

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John Pilger: Open-Air Premiere Of Utopia

Utopia had its premiere in the urban heart of indigenous Australia

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Amy Goodman: Amiri Baraka: Poet, Playwright, Activist, Revolutionary

Looking at the life and legacy of Amiri Baraka, the poet, playwright and political organizer who died Thursday at the age of 79

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Bill Moyers: North Carolina: Battleground State

First it was Wisconsin. Now it’s North Carolina that is redefining the term “battleground state”

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Noam Chomsky: “A People Centered Society”

Bridgewater, MA “Noam Chomsky will talk about social justice and a people-centered movements when he speaks on Thursday at the Unitarian Universalist Church.” Organiser Michael Louis Ippolito of Bridgewater hopes Thursday’s talk also raises awareness of a movement to amend the Fourteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would abolish the legal personhood of corporate Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Noam Chomsky on the Civil Rights Movement

Students ask a series of questions relating to the civil rights movement and other topics which they are currently studying

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Amy Goodman: NAFTA at 20: Lori Wallach on U.S. Job Losses, Record Income Inequality…

The North American Free Trade Agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada went into effect 20 years ago this week on January 1, 1994

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Glenn Greenwald: Glenn Greenwald vs Ruth Marcus: “Ruth Marcus Argument Exemplifies Everything Horrible About Dc Media”

“Ruth Marcus Argument Exemplifies Everything Horrible About Dc Media”

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Noam Chomsky: The Race War of Drug Prohibition

Interview on the race war of drug prohibition, the prison-industrial complex, the erosion of civil liberties under Barack Obama, and other topics

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Paul Street: Why I’m an Eco-Socialist

Paul Street, Open University of the Left, 12-14-2013, Chicago, IL

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Michelle Alexander: Locked Out of the American Dream

After civil rights lawyer Michelle Alexander published her book The New Jim Crow in 2010 on our dehumanizing system of incarceration, she ignited a national conversation about justice in America and sparked a movement. In her book, Alexander explores how the war on drugs, “get-tough” sentencing policies and racism has created a caste system similar Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Noam Chomsky on “West Papua Independence”

“I think the West Papuan resistance will stand with the other cases in the fight against terror and massive repression as inspiration of what humans can achieve”

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Danny Schechter: The Anti-Apartheid Movement Behind Mandela Can’t Be Forgotten

We speak to documentary filmmaker Danny Schechter and Father Michael Lapsley in Cape Town. Schechter has made six nonfiction films on Mandela, including “Mandela in America.” He began working in South Africa in the 1960s. He is author of the new book, “Madiba A to Z: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandela,” which was published Read more…

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Patrick Bond: Mandela Led Fight Against Apartheid, But Not Against Extreme Inequality

JAISAL NOOR, TRNN PRODUCER: Nelson Mandela has passed away. The larger-then-life anti-apartheid figure is leaving behind the legacy of being South Africa's first black president. Here to give us his perspective on his life is Patrick Bond.  Patrick is the director of the center for civil society and a professor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal Read more…

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Jeremy Scahill: On NSA Leaks

Six months ago today, Glenn Greenwald published his first article about Edward Snowden's leaks from the National Security Agency in The Guardian newspaper. British police are now examining whether Guardian staff should be investigated for terrorism offenses over their handling of data leaked by Snowden. Jeremy Scahill talks about the "war on journalism" around the Read more…

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DAVID A: The MOVE

http://youtu.be/ZeUl5eGsfRQ

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DAVID A: The MOVE
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DAVID A: Bantu Steve Biko
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Yasser Munif: Yasser Munif on Syrian Revolution: Global Designs, Regional Maps, and an Invisible Revolution

Yasser Munif is a professor of sociology at Emerson College where he teaches courses on nationalism, political economy, Middle Eastern politics, and social movements. He is a co-founder of the "Global Campaign of Solidarity with the Syrian Revolution" which aims to shed light on the minutiae of resistance and everyday struggle. He recently spent two Read more…

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Gregory Wilpert: Venezuela Tightens State Control Over Its Economy

GREGORY WILPERT, FOUNDER, VENEZUELANALYSIS.COM: To many Venezuelans, it seemed as if Christmas came early this year, when President Nicolás Maduro announced on November 9 that prices in major electronic stores should be slashed by at least half. The reason for the announcement and the subsequent price cuts and corresponding long lines was that importers were selling Read more…

Nitin Sethi: Leaked Memo Reveals U.S. Plan to Oppose Helping Poor Nations Adapt to Climate Change

Newly leaked documents have revealed how U.S. negotiators at the U.N. climate summit in Warsaw are opposing efforts to help developing countries adapt to climate change. According to an internal U.S. briefing memo seen by Democracy Now!, the U.S. delegation is worried the talks in Warsaw will "focus increasingly on blame and liability" and that Read more…

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Laura Flanders: Risky Operation at Fukushima Demands World Action

On Monday the process to remove over 400 tons of spent fuel began at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan. The delicate rod removal is an unprecedented procedure that Tokyo Electric Power (TEPCO), the company that operates the plant, has continually reassured the world that it can handle. But after years of obfuscation by Read more…

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Gar Alperovitz: What Then Must We Do?

Gar Alperovitz is out with his new book, "What Then Must We Do? Straight Talk About The Next American Revolution." Alperovitz and discusses health care, wages, and other American concerns with Laura Flanders. What do you think, could there be a revolution on the way?

Mike Papantonio: TPP – Wikileaks Has Released Another Bombshell

Mike Papantonio, Ring of Fire Radio joins Thom Hartmann. Wikileaks has released another bombshell – this time publishing a portion of text from the secretly negotiated Trans Pacific Partnership. Now that the text is out in the open – will lawmakers in Washington finally realize how devastating the TPP is to the American economy?  

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Chris Hedges: Jeremy Hammond Exposed State’s Plan to Criminalize Democratic Dissent

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I'm Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to Reality Asserts Itself. On Friday, Jeremy Hammond, the political and internet activist, will be sentenced. He was charged with hacking into the computers of Stratfor. That's a political intelligence consulting company that works for various pieces Read more…

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