Video: UK Elections Called Before Full Impact of Austerity Kicks In

19 April 2017 — TRNN

May’s decision to call a snap election is an opportunistic move, she also has an eye on the electoral arenas in France and Germany says Prof. Leo Panitch co-editor of the 2016 Socialist Register titled “The Politics of the Right”

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An Interview with Louis Moholo-Moholo

13 April 2017 — Cafe Oto

My friend, the fabulous, and apparently immortal Bra Louis Moholo-Moholo is performing at Cafe Oto tomorrow, Friday 14 April. It’s been nine months since he was here, so all you London bods who are into SA music should try and make it. He will be joined by longtime music partners The Four Blokes (now upgraded to The Five Blokes), Jason Yarde and Shabaka Hutchings (saxophones), John Edwards (bass), and Alexander Hawkins (piano) and of course, Bra Louis on drums.

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Video: US Deploys Forces At Syrian-Jordanian Border – Further Escalation

10 April 2017 — Democracy and Class Struggle

For those suspecting increased US boots on the Ground in Syria – there is confirmation coming from the Syrian – Jordanian Border of increased US forces which landed in Aqaba.

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Video: Did Bipartisan Russia Hysteria Help Fuel Trump’s Rush to Bomb Assad?

10 April 2017 — TRNN

In part two of our interview, journalist Rania Khalek argues that the U.S. strike on the Assad regime continues policy that tacitly helps Al Qaeda and ISIS, all the while raising the threat of conflict with Russia – a threat exacerbated by the recent bipartisan frenzy over President Trump’s ties to Moscow. Continue reading this...

Video: Trump Attack on Syria a Deadly Political Game and Reflection of Deep Systemic Crisis

9 April 2017 — TRNN

Gerald Horne and Paul Jay discuss the cynical politics behind the attack and the decay and dysfunctionality of the American state

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Video: Wilkerson: Trump Attack on Syria Driven by Domestic Politics?

7 April 2017 – TRNN

Former Chief of Staff to Colin Powell, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson, tells Paul Jay that the Syrian Government may not be responsible for the chemical attack and that Trump’s response was a violation of international law

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Video: Victims of political policing demand accountability at Undercover Policing Inquiry, in London

6 April 2017 — TRNN

Two years have passed since the establishment of the Pitchford Inquiry into Undercover Policing. Participants say that as of yet, no oral evidence has been taken and that the police are seeking to delay the process in perpetuity. TRNN Researcher Mohamed Elmaazi attended the first Hearing at the Royal Courts of Justice on April 04th 2017, and interviewed participants and their supporters.

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Video: UK Police Intensifies Crackdown on Environmental Protests

5 April 2017 — TRNN

Police observer group Netpol has documented an increasingly harsh crackdown on anti-fracking protesters in the UK, often in collusion with fracking companies

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Video: The Laura Flanders Show: Cheat, Lie, and Steal

2 April 2017 — TRNN

Laura speaks with Michael Hudson about the manipulation of economic terminology and how this process serves economic elites. Countering the narrative that privatization is better, Hudson asks: “Better for whom?”

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Video: Russia vs. USA: Who is the Threat, Who is the Aggressor? (1/2)

21 March 2017 — TRNN

GOP and Democratic Party leaders and media pundits like Rachel Maddow are raising their anti-Russian rhetoric to cold-war levels. Jeffrey Tayler, contributing editor to The Atlantic, says they are ignoring the history of broken American promises, NATO expansion and attempts to develop American first strike nuclear capability (inc. transcript). Continue reading this...

Video: Bankruptcy Protection, Debt Jubilee, Students Debt and the Credit System

20 March 2017 —  TRNN

Part 3 of an interview with Richard D. Wolff, Marxist economist and founder of Democracy at Work – acTVism.org

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Secret City – A film about the City of London, the Corporation that runs it

28 April 2014 — Youtube
A film about the City of London, the Corporation that runs it, and its role in the economic crisis. By Michael Chanan and Lee Salter. See www.secretcity-thefilm.com

IT’S ALMOST A YEAR since anti-capitalist protestors, intending to set up camp in front of the London Stock Exchange in Paternoster Square under the banner of Occupy LSX, were ejected from the square and parked themselves instead in front of St Paul’s Cathedral. The result was one of the starting points for this film: a highly public debate about capitalism and the Church. Continue reading this...

Video: What is Money? Why Do Some Have More Than Others?

19 March 2017 — TRNN

Part 2 of an interview with Richard D. Wolff, Marxist economist and founder of Democracy at Work – acTVism.org

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Video: What is Capitalism & Socialism? What Differentiates Them from Each Other?

18 March 2017 — TRNN

Part 1 of an interview with Richard D. Wolff, Marxist economist and founder of Democracy at Work – acTVism.org

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