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    Breaking Down the Scottish Independence Vote by Class Lines

    Sun, 09/21/2014 - 13:09
    As Scotland remains tied to the UK, sociologist David Miller says class rather than national identity can best explain the outcome of the referendum

    The Climate Crisis: Which Way Out?

    Sun, 09/21/2014 - 05:09
    A recap of a panel that took place the night before The People's Climate March with authors Chris Hedges and Naomi Klein, founder Bill McKibben, Senator Bernie Sanders and Seattle Council member Kshama Sawant

    The Yes Men Protest Canadian Bank's Tar Sands Investment

    Sun, 09/21/2014 - 03:09
    Political pranksters stage a comical action at the Royal Bank of Canada

    It's Time to Act on the Climate Crisis

    Sun, 09/21/2014 - 02:09
    A panel on the urgency of climate change moderated by WNYC's Brian Lehrer and featuring authors Chris Hedges and Naomi Klein, founder Bill McKibben and Seattle Council member Kshama Sawant, with an opening speech by Senator Bernie Sanders.

    Philadelphia Decriminalizes Marijuana

    Fri, 09/19/2014 - 13:09
    Defense attorney Patrick Nightingale says decriminalization is only a step towards addressing the real problem of disproportionate arrests in African-American and minority communities

    Historic Climate Change Protests Only Days Away

    Fri, 09/19/2014 - 04:09
    Activists Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese discuss the major climate change events taking place this weekend in New york City

    Progressive Caucus Split on Issue of Arming Syrian Rebels

    Fri, 09/19/2014 - 02:09
    As a new poll shows most Americans think Obama's ISIS strategy will fail, activists are challenging Congress to reject military solutions

    Are Combat Troops on Their Way to Iraq?

    Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:09
    Some lawmakers are trying to ensure debate and vote after Joint Chiefs of Staff Chair Gen. Dempsey raised the possibility

    Upsurge in Voter Participation and Scare-Campaigns As Scots Head To The Polls

    Thu, 09/18/2014 - 12:09
    Lecturer Peter Watt discusses the issues and history surrounding Scottish Independence

    Coalition to Fight the Islamic State Unlikely to Succeed

    Thu, 09/18/2014 - 11:09
    Vijay Prashad: If the West is serious about tackling ISIS it must lessen the chaos within Syria and seek a political solution

    Media Failing to Provide Substantive Debate on ISIS

    Thu, 09/18/2014 - 06:09
    Deepa Kumar and Peter Hart say the mainstream media is working to manufacture consent for further military action in Syria and Iraq

    Special Report: Scots in Their Own Words on Independence

    Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:09
    TRNN hears from both sides of the debate on whether to vote for independence from the United Kingdom

    The Federal Reserve Makes "Effort" to Rein in Big Banks

    Wed, 09/17/2014 - 12:09
    Prof. Gerald Epstein is skeptical about new Fed rules and the appointment of Federal Reserve vice chairman Stanley Fischer to head the Financial Stability Committee

    Interpret or Change the World?

    Tue, 09/16/2014 - 12:09
    We have to decide, who will make change and who we are making the news for.

    Breakthroughs Unlikely at Upcoming UN Climate Summit

    Tue, 09/16/2014 - 11:09
    As the climate justice movement prepares for an historic convergence in NYC, political economist Patrick Bond warns that the "big tent approach" of the People's Climate March might backfire

    An American Fascism - Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (5/8)

    Tue, 09/16/2014 - 10:09
    Mr. Conway says, by targeting the Panthers, the FBI and other state and local agencies were functioning as a national secret police. That was COINTELPRO; it carries on under The Patriot Act.

    The Untold History of The Star Spangled Banner

    Tue, 09/16/2014 - 03:09
    Eddie Conway and Gerald Horne explore the forgotten history of the U.S. national anthem as Baltimore celebrates its 200th anniversary

    What Drives Obama's Foreign Policy?

    Mon, 09/15/2014 - 11:09
    Andrew Levine says Obama is continuing a triumphalist policy towards Russia

    "The State Targeted the Panthers Because We Were Socialists, Not Because We Were Armed" - Eddie Conway on Reality Asserts Itself (4/8)

    Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:09
    Mr. Conway says the Panthers were also a threat because they recognized the humanity of and worked with all ethnic groups

    Democrats Have Options to Pursue Campaign Finance Reform

    Sun, 09/14/2014 - 11:09
    Though Senate Republicans have thwarted a constitutional amendment to rein in campaign contributions, Democrats can pursue alternative strategies to increase transparency without a supermajority
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