Video: Narrative of Brexit ‘Leave’ Voters as Racist and Anti-Immigrant Ignores Real Anti-Austerity Sentiment

5 July 2016 — TRNN

Economist Michael Hudson argues that a vote for Europe is not a vote for socialism, but for a very right-wing, hard right, corporatist Europe where the laws will be made by bureaucrats acting on behalf of the large financial centers Continue reading this...

Video: Will Brexit Lead to Grexit?

3 July 2016 — TRNN

Dimitri Lascaris says so-called leftist or socialist governments throughout the EU are engaging in self-immolation by embracing austerity, and then become wildly unpopular with the electorate (inc. transcript)

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Video: French Labor Law, Brexit, and Greek Austerity: Class War Against European Workers

29 Jne 2016 — TRNN

Economist Richard Wolff says the old European elite believed it could fix their broken capitalism on the backs of the masses and that has proved to be a fatal mistake

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Video: Hollande Capitulates to EU Pressure on Labor Laws Risking His Own Presidency

20 June 2016 — TRNN

Renaud Lambert of Le Monde Diplomatique says Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, came to France to endorse Hollande and his decree on restrictive labor reforms

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Video: Christopher Wright on ‘Facing the Anthropocene’

16 June 2016 — Climate & Capitalism

Book Launch

“In the opening pages, I immediately recognized that here was an author who actually gets what the ‘Anthropocene’ entails both in terms of the physical science and the political economy of our times and conveys this in such a readable and accessible style.”

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Video: Orlando Shooter Proclaimed Allegiance to Rival Terrorist Organizations

14 June 2016 — The Real News Network

Vijay Prashad says that terms like “radical jihadist terrorism” explain nothing and only spread fear

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Video: Millions Around the World Fleeing from Neoliberal Policy

6 June 2016 — The Real News Network

Economist Michael Hudson says neoliberal policy will pressure U.S. citizens to emigrate, just as it caused millions to leave Russia, the Baltic States, and now Greece in search of a better life (inc. transcript)

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Video: A Moving Image: A Film About Gentrification

3 June 2016 —

A Multimedia Feature Film about Gentrification in Brixton, South London and beyond.
World Premiere at The LA Film Festival 2016 (World Fiction competition) 5th June 2pm
Written/Directed by Shola Amoo and Produced by Rienkje Attoh.
Starring Tanya Fear

See also: Gentrification and complicity in South London: an interview with Shola Amoo

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Video: Global Tax Haven Network Means Americans Can Hide Wealth At Home

7 April 2016 — The Real News Network

Economist James Henry describes the network of international banks, law firms, accountants, and trust companies that allow wealth to be hidden in tax havens like Delaware Continue reading this...

Rare or Routine? Video Captures ‘Cold-Blooded Execution’ By Israeli Soldier By Jon Queally

26 March 2016 —

 Rare or Routine? Video Captures ‘Cold-Blooded Execution’ By Israeli Soldier By Jon Queally

The release of video footage showing the extrajudicial killing of a wounded Palestinian man on Thursday has led to the arrest of the Israeli Defense Force soldier who pulled the trigger, but rights groups say the documented incident only confirms their warnings regarding how the Israeli military routinely behaves in the Occupied Palestinian Territories when cameras are not rolling.

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Video: UK Rejects UN Ruling that Assange Detention Is Illegal

5 February 2016 — The Real News Network

UK Rejects UN Ruling that Assange Detention Is Illegal

After the UN finds Assange to be arbitrarily detained, Assange attorney Carey Shenkman explains how the UK is undermining the authority of the UN while simultaneously relying on it to release detained UK citizens Continue reading this...

Video: The Empire Files: Examining the Syrian War Chessboard

24 January 2016 — The Real News Network

The Empire Files: Examining the Syrian War Chessboard

Having gone far beyond an internal political struggle, the war is marked by a complex array of forces that the U.S. Empire hopes to command. Abby Martin interviews Vijay Prashad, professor of International Studies at Trinity College and author of Arab Spring, Libyan Winter.

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Video: Junior doctors on the picket line

12 January 2016 — The People’s Assembly Against Austerity

Today, for the first time in 40 years, junior doctors have been forced to take strike action over new contracts the Government want to impose which will leave doctors working longer hours for less money.

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Video: At the People’s Climate Summit in Paris, Exxon-Mobil Put on Trial

8 December 2015 — The Real News Network

 At the People’s Climate Summit in Paris, Exxon-Mobil Put on Trial

Following revelations that Exxon buried extensive scientific evidence of the dangers posed by greenhouse gas emissions, author-activists Naomi Klein and Bill McKibben led a mock prosecution of the world’s largest publicly-traded oil and gas company in a working-class city near the venue of COP21

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