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Civil Liberties Under Assault in Ferguson As Police Attack Peaceful Protesters

4 hours 20 min ago
Attorney Jessica Lee describes witnessing police launch unprovoked attacks on peaceful protesters and Glen Ford explains why discord in Ferguson is about more then the killing of Mike Brown

US Escalates Iraq Airstrikes but Lacks Long-term Strategy

4 hours 21 min ago
Vijay Prashad: US airstrikes are working strategically, but alone will not turn the tide against the Islamic State

The Counter-Revolution of 1776 and the Construction of Whiteness - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (3/6)

4 hours 21 min ago
On Reality Asserts Itself Mr. Horne says that the defense of massive profits from the slave trade and fear of slave rebellions was an important impetus for the American Revolution

A Telesur Production: Rev. Lennox Yearwood Talks Police Brutality with Bill Fletcher, Jr.

6 hours 21 min ago
This week on "The Global African," host Bill Fletcher, Jr. sits down with activist, icon and change-agent Rev. Lennox Yearwood. They discuss police brutality in the Black community, the Israel-Gaza conflict, and the Rev's own brush with law enforcement. Telesur

Gaza Cease-Fire Extended, but What's Needed for a Just Solution to the Conflict?

7 hours 21 min ago
Amnesty International's Deborah Hyams talks about being blocked from carrying out an independent investigation of the most recent assault on Gaza, and author Vijay Prashad discusses the latest developments in the Palestinian liberation struggle

The Black Scare and the Democratic Party - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (2/6)

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 09:08
Mr. Horne says the Democrats are heavily dependent upon black votes, but afraid of defending their interests out of fear of alienating cross-class racism deeply entrenched in American history

Ferguson Protestors Defy Curfew to Demand Justice for Michael Brown

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 02:08
Activist Kevin Alexander Gray talks about the need for radical structural change to address the demands of the Ferguson uprising and the killing of unarmed African Americans across the United States

Freedom of the Press in Jeopardy as Obama Goes After Times Reporter Risen

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 11:08
Advocates urge the Obama administration to stop its efforts to compel the New York Times' James Risen to reveal a confidential source in his 2006 book

"A Tragic Mistake" To Not Explore Diplomacy With Hamas

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 09:08
Richard Falk says the failure to treat Hamas as a legitimate political actor has impeded movement towards a sustainable peace with Israel

Foreign Oil Interests in Iraqi Kurdistan and the Rise of ISIS

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 04:08
Nafeez Ahmed and Antonia Juhasz say that the U.S. is using the possibility of Kurdish independence as a threat against the central government in Baghdad

The Price of NAACP Compromise was Too High - Gerald Horne on Reality Asserts Itself (1/6)

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 04:08
Mr. Horne, author of The Counter-Revolution of 1776, says it was a turning point in the history of black America when the NAACP succumbed to the pressures of the Cold War - the affects of which are still felt today

Putin and Russian Nationalism on the Rise

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 03:08
Aleksandr Buzgalin says that Western sanctions are fueling a new sense of nationalism and pride, but it serves the oligarchs who want a more powerful state and armed forces to pursue their "Jurassic Capitalism" economic agenda

Will Iraq's New PM Differ from al-Maliki?

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 02:08
IPS's Phyllis Bennis discusses the interests new Iraqi prime minister Haider al-Abadi represents and the main issues to pay attention to as his administration moves forward

Is the Control of Gaza's Offshore Gas Reserves a Factor in Israeli Military Operations?

Sun, 08/17/2014 - 02:08
Nafeez Ahmed: As Israel's energy issues become more pronounced, repeated military incursions into Gaza show that dominating and exploiting its offshore gas reserves is an increasingly important issue

Is the Issue of Police Militarization a Distraction from Understanding Ferguson?

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 06:08
LEAP executive director Neill Franklin and Rev. Heber Brown III discuss how issues such as the war on drugs and poverty remain moot in the mainstream media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri

The Lessons to Learn from Ferguson Protests

Sat, 08/16/2014 - 05:08
Rev. Heber Brown III discusses the history of police brutality in the black community and how communities need to begin to police the police to hold them more accountable

Apres moi, le Deluge - Chris Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (5/5)

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:08
Mr. Williams says the global elites plan to protect themselves by adapting to the threat of continuing fossil fuel use, while everyone else will suffer the consequences of climate change disasters

James Risen and Phil Donahue on Obama's War on Press Freedoms

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 12:08
Award winning journalists James Risen and Phil Donahue discuss the importance of grassroots movements in preserving the basic tenants of democracy at a time of unprecedented attacks on whistle-blowers and journalists.

Is Baltimore City's Water Supply Up For Privatization?

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:08
City Hall denies the charge, but workers and advocates say an upcoming water contract could be a foot in the door for privatization

Can Geo-Engineering Save the Planet? - Christopher Williams on Reality Asserts Itself (4/5)

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 13:08
Mr. Williams asks if we can trust such an unpredictable massive change to the earth's ecosystem when the driving force is profit
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