Jihan Hafiz: Brazilian Military Deployed, Civil Unrest Intensifies

The Brazilian government deploys more than 200,000 troops after workers across sectors continue to strike

Kshama Sawant: Speech by Kshama Sawant on $15 victory

This is the text of a speech by Socialist Alternative Seattle City Councilmember Kshama Sawant about the City Council enacting a $15 minimum wage

Dean Baker: Is the U.S. Headed toward Another Recession?

Economists Dean Baker from CEPR and Robert Pollin from PERI say that the U.S. economy remains weak 5 years after the recession despite recent job growth, due to low wages and weakened unions Robert Pollin is Professor of Economics and founding Codirector of the Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Read more…

Norman Finkelstein: Norman Finkelstein and Mouin Rabbani speak at Oxford University

A talk on the Arab-Israeli Conflict and touched upon some of the proposed solutions that will be in their upcoming book

Abby Martin: Two top NSA veterans Expose Shocking History of Illegal Spying

Two top NSA witnesses to the agency’s transformation into an unconstitutional surveillance apparatus following the events of 9/11 and the FBI’s determination to crack down on their dissent

Aviva Chomsky: “How Immigration Became Illegal

Interview on the U.S. exploitation of migrant workers

Noam Chomsky: Rethinking US Foreign Policy

Noam Chomsky discussion on U.S. foreign policy

Vincent G. Harding: Remembering Vincent Harding

Today we spend the hour remembering the pioneering historian, theologian and civil rights activist Dr. Vincent Harding

Rebecca Solnit: The Santa Barbara Massacre & Viral Response to Misogynist Violence

“Violence doesn’t have a race, a class, a religion, or a nationality, but it does have a gender”

Dahr Jamail: On New Mexico Politics and Climate Change

Interview on the devastating and accelerating impacts of anthropogenic climate disruption globally and how those impacts are being intensified in New Mexico by the policies of Gov. Susana Martinez’s radically corporatist administration

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