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Arundhati Roy: Iraq War 10th

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, the global justice activist and author Arundhati Roy joins us to discuss the war’s legacy. Roy is the author of many books, including "The God of Small Things," "Walking with the Comrades," and "Field Notes on Democracy: Listening to Grasshoppers." Roy argues Read more…

IWW: IWW (Wobblies) Tribute to Lonnie Ray Atkinson’s “Begging for your Life”

Music video about the struggle of working people for dignity and the repression against the International Workers Of the World (IWW). www.iww.org

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Gregory Wilpert: U.N. Secretary-General Leads Tributes to Hugo Chavez

GREGORY WILPERT, ADJ. PROF. POLITICAL SCIENCE, BROOKLYN COLLEGE: A little over one week after Venezuela's president Hugo Chavez passed away, his life and accomplishments were celebrated in two memorial events, one in the General Assembly of the United Nations, and the other at a local New York City church. Representatives from nearly all the member Read more…

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Mitchell S: Chicago Independent Television for March

Chicago Independent Television is the monthly TV series of the Chicago Independent Media Center. ON THE SHOW IN MARCH 2013: Chicago protest against Pro-Corporate "Citizens United" Supreme Court Ruling The controversial Citizens United ruling in the Supreme Court has escalated popular concern of corporate involvement in American elections. In this next segment, we'll join a Read more…

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David Dominic: Video: ‘Liberal’ myths about globalisation

Feedback welcome. More information can be found in the description section of the video on the YouTube site. If anyone would like to work together on anti-capitalist videos let me know.  Sorry about sound quality, probably best not to listen on loud headphones, due to 'popping'.  Apart from that, subscription and 'thumbs up' on YouTube Read more…

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Jack Rasmus: On Social Security and Medicare

A presentation to the Progressive Democrats of America on the current status of Social Security and Medicare and the growing threat by the two parties, Republicans and Democrats to institute massive cuts in both as the next phase ‘solution’ to deficit cutting. The central theme is that neither social security or medicare are ‘broke’ and that Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Talking With Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky talks to TJ Armand about the mixed legacy of Hugo Chavez, freedom of speech violations in Turkey, religious fundamentalism and gay marriage in the U.S. (Recorded at MIT, Boston. Director: Rob Allison, Assistant Director: Sarah Caldwell) www.tjarmand.com Twitter:@tjarmand 

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Portside Moderator: Wealth Inequality in America

Infographics on the distribution of wealth in America, highlighting both the inequality and the difference between our perception of inequality and the actual numbers. The reality is often not what we think it is.

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Manning Marable: Malcolmology Episode 2: Growing Up Garvey

This is the second installment of the Malcomology video project, a collaboration between truth2power films and Dr. Manning Marable, author of the new Malcolm X biography, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention. Visit Dr. Marable's blog at http://detroitred.tumblr.comand truth2power films at http://truth2powerfilms.org/ In this episode, Growing Up Garvey, Dr. Marable discusses the political consciousness Malcolm developed at Read more…

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David Harvey: ‘The Contradictions of Capital’

David Harvey is the Distinguished Professor of Anthropology at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. He is a leading political economist and social theorist of international standing. He is a highly cited academic and the author of many books and essays. Professor Harvey received his BA, MA and PhD from Cambridge University Read more…

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Manning Marable: Malcolmology: Episode 1

48 years ago Malcolm X was shot dead in the Audubon Ballroom in New York. The circumstances of the assassination were revisited in detail by the late Manning Marable in his biography "Malcolm X: A Life Of Reinvention." To accompany the book Marable recorded a series of videos in collaboration with truth2power films that explore his Read more…

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Mitchell S: Chicago Independent Television for February

ON THE SHOW IN FEBRUARY 2013: Protest against Keystone XL Pipeline in Texas ??A Chicago Indymedia journalist was among those arrested at a recent protest in Houston, Texas. This protest was against the Keystone XL pipeline, a tar sands oil pipe line that would help accelerate global warming to unstoppable levels. This is a short Read more…

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Amy Goodman: Tens of Thousands Rally to Stop Keystone XL Pipeline & Urge Obama to Move “Forward on Climate”

Highlights from the "Forward on Climate" rally that drew tens of thousands to Washington D.C.’s National Mall Sunday. Protesters from across the United States and Canada urged President Obama to reject the proposed Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, which would deliver tar sands oil from Alberta to refineries along the Gulf Coast. Organizers described Sunday’s Read more…

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Noam Chomsky: Public Education and The Common Good

An eloquent historical, present and future perspectives as to the public educational system in the US how he believes it has been used not for the common good, but rather for the special interests of those who have power and money and want to perpetuate a docile non-critical thinking population. Society, or the common good, Read more…

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Peter Watt: Drug War Mexico, NAFTA and Why People Leave

Peter Watt teaches Latin American Studies at the University of Sheffield in the UK. He is co-author of the new book, Drug War Mexico, and is currently penning another with Observer journalist Ed Vulliamy about white collar crime and the Mexican 'drug war.'

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Bill McKibben: Ahead of Keystone XL Rally, Fossil Fuel Divestment Expands Across U.S. Campuses

Sterling College in Vermont announced on Tuesday it will soon become the third college in the United States to divest its endowment from 200 fossil fuel companies identified by the environmental group 350.org. Unity College in Maine and Hampshire College in Massachusetts were the first two schools to divest. Divestment campaigns are ongoing on more Read more…

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Nick Turse: “Kill Anything That Moves”: New Book Exposes Hidden Crimes of the War Kerry, Hagel Fought in Vietnam

Two of the leading figures nominated to head President Obama’s second-term foreign policy establishment have their political roots in the Vietnam War. If confirmed, Chuck Hagel will become the first Vietnam War veteran to head the Pentagon, while John Kerry will helm the State Department after becoming one of the most prominent veterans to oppose Read more…

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Anthony Dimaggio: The Lack of Critical Class Consciousness by the American Public In the Aftermath of the 2012 Presidential Election

Open University of the Left, January 12, 2013, Chicago, Illinois, Dr. Anthony DiMaggio, The Lack of Critical Class Consciousness by the American Public In the Aftermath of the 2012 Presidential Election

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Noam Chomsky: The Responsibility Of Privilege

In this episode of Talk to Al Jazeera, Noam Chomsky sits down with Rosiland Jordan to talk about the two main tracks of his life: research and political activism. And it is his activism that keeps this US scholar engaged in the public discourse well into his ninth decade. "The activism for me long antedates Read more…

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Matt Taibbi: “Failure of Epic Proportions”: Treasury Nominee Jack Lew’s Pro-Bank, Austerity, Deregulation Legacy

Former bank regulator William Black and Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi join us to dissect the career of Jack Lew, President Obama’s pick to replace Treasury Secretary Timothy Geither. Currently Obama’s chief of staff, Lew was an executive at Citigroup from 2006 to 2008 at the time of the financial crisis. He backed financial deregulation efforts Read more…

Humberto DaSilva: Idle No More: Women And Youth Rising Up To Take Back The Future

A timely and powerful commentary on Idle No More by rabble's own 'Not Rex,' Humberto DaSilva: "In Canada Bill C-45 will allow for the privatization of reservation lands and remove environmental protection from 90 per cent of rivers. In Australia, beds are burning. In Bolivia the 'Mother Earth Law' provides the environment with "personhood" and Ecuador constitutionally Read more…

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Leonard Peltier: Leonard Peltier Speaks Out from Prison on Denial of Medical Care, Bid for Clemency

Leonard Peltier, one of the nation’s most well-known and longest-incarcerated prisoners, speaks out from the U.S. Penitentiary at Coleman, Florida, where he is currently held. Peltier is the Native American activist and former member of the American Indian Movement who was convicted of aiding in the killing of two FBI agents during a shootout on Read more…

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Mitchell S: Chicago Independent Television for December

ON THE SHOW IN DECEMBER 2012: Chicago Teachers Union Sit In? The Chicago Teachers Union fought and won a strike earlier in 2012, but now the school board has signaled that it plans to close many public schools in Chicago.  In response to this threat, the Union staged a sit-in outside the mayor's office. We Read more…

William Binney: NSA Whistleblower: Everyone in US under digital surveillance, Trillions of Messages Stored

National Security Agency whistle-blower William Binney explains how the NSA puts all the electronic communications of all Americans under constant surveillance and then stores zetabytes of data permanently. Binney says that social networks analysis is being carried out on all Americans, and that if for any reason the clique in charge of the government decides to Read more…

Presstv: Chavez Increases Subsidized Food Budget By 41 Percent

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s government created the subsidized food program called Mercal in 2003 to prevent hoarding and price speculation by food producers and retailers in the aftermath of a two-month oil strike that almost crippled his government.  Since then, Mercal and its sister outlet PDVAL have become an indispensible part of the government’s goal Read more…

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Julian Assange: On WikiLeaks, Bradley Manning, Cypherpunks, Surveillance State

In his most extended interview in months, Julian Assange speaks to Democracy Now! from inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London, where he has been holed up for nearly six months. Assange vowed WikiLeaks would persevere despite attacks against it. On Tuesday, the European Commission announced that the credit card company Visa did not break the Read more…

Matthew Machowski: We’re Already At War With Iran, Though Ayatollahs Have Not Decided To Weaponize Nukes

Matthew Machowski, current Visiting Research Fellow at the School of Physics and Astronomy, Queen Mary, University of London and an experienced Middle East analyst gives the best talk on Iran’s nuclear enrichment program that I’ve yet heard. His conclusion: There is no good evidence that Iran has a “structured” nuclear weapons program as opposed to a Read more…

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Joshua Kahn Russell: At PowerShift 2012 (part 2)

Part One can be seen here

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Joshua Kahn Russell: Joshua Kahn Russell at PowerShift 2012 (part 1)

Part Two can be seen here

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Danny Schechter: Who Rules America? (II)

Press TV's documentary program 'Who Rules America?' provides a comprehensive look at the so called democratic governing system of the United States of America and reveals the actual powers who are ruling the nation. 

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Danny Schechter: Who Rules America? (I)

Press TV's documentary program 'Who Rules America?' provides a comprehensive look at the so called democratic governing system of the United States of America and reveals the actual powers who are ruling the nation. 

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Josh Eidelson: Wal-Mart Accused of Threatening Workers With Retaliation Ahead of Black Friday Protests

Wal-Mart workers across the country are planning to stage unprecedented walkouts and protests on Friday, the busiest shopping day of the year. Wal-Mart has sought to counter the effort by filing an unfair labor practice charge against the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, and, according to critics, threatening workers with retaliation. We’re joined Read more…

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Jérôme Roos: ‘Utopia on the Horizon’

In May 2011, hundreds of thousands of Greeks swarmed into Syntagma Square in Athens to protest against the firesale of their country, their labor rights and their livelihoods to corrupt domestic elites and foreign financial interests. In a matter of days, a protest camp was set up – organized on the principles of direct democracy, Read more…

Mohammed Omer: “Nowhere to Run”: Israel Fires Over 500 Strikes in Gaza, Civilian Toll Grows in Humanitarian Crisis

Israel is continuing to pound the Gaza Strip with air strikes amidst fears that Israel could soon launch a ground invasion into Gaza. Israeli troops, tanks and armored personnel carriers are now massing near the Palestinian territory. Earlier today, 85 missiles exploded within 45 minutes in Gaza City, sending black pillars of smoke. At least Read more…

Gershon Baskin: Israeli Negotiator: Hamas Commander Was Assassinated Hours After Receiving Truce Deal from Israel

Israel broke an informal ceasefire on Wednesday by assassinating Hamas military commander Ahmed Jabari in an air strike. The Israeli peace activist Gershon Baskin, who helped mediate talks between Israel and Hamas in the deal to release Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, has revealed Jabari was assassinated just hours after he received the draft of a Read more…

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Justin Podur: Haiti’s New Dictatorship

Justin Podur, author of Haiti's New Dictatorship (Pluto Press 2012, BTL Books and Palgrave-Macmillan co-publishers) discusses Haiti and the book at Concordia University in Montreal on November 13, 2012 

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