Video: UK’s Royal Mail Privatized and Sold to Investors

4 November 2013 — The Real News Network

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Video: What’s Putin’s Interest In Syria?

13 September 2013 — The Real News Network

Aleksandr Buzgalin: Putin’s aims in Syria through a domestic lens

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Video: South Africa’s Largest Union on the Verge of Major Split

18 August 2013 — The Real News Network

Patrick Bond: South Africa trade unions become magnets for capital as an ideological confict masked as a sex scandal threatens to fracture union behind the one-year-old massacre (inc. transcript)

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Video: Instead of Recovery British Economy Shows Signs of Stagnation

11 August 2013 — The Real News Network

 

John Weeks: “British Press tries to vindicate austerity and budget cuts as “signs of economic recovery.”

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Video: Bradley Manning, the Nuremberg Charter and Refusing to Collaborate with War Crimes – Pt 3 of 4

9 August 2013 — The Real News Network

 

In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and Vijay Prashad discuss the Bradley Manning case in light of the 68th anniversary of signing the Nuremberg Charter which states it is illegal to follow orders to commit a war crime (inc. transcript)

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Video: Vijay Prashad: Marx and Tolstoy Helped Me See the Limits of Liberalism

6 August 2013 — The Real News Network

On the second episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Vijay Prashad talks about growing up in India and coming to the realization that liberalism could never eliminate poverty (inc. transcript).

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Video: Manning Conviction Serious Blow To Govt Whistleblowers

1 August 2013 — The Real News Network

Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning’s conviction demonstrates Obama administration’s ‘War on Whistleblowers’ in full effect

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Video: U.S. Allies Violate Int. Law Pursuing Snowden

7 July 2013 — The Real News Network

Mark Weisbrot: Forced landing of Bolivia president’s plane and other tactics show that Snowden needs to speak directly to the public to get political asylum (inc transcript)

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Video: Bolivians Indignant at European Treatment of President Morales

5 July 2013 — The Real News Network

South American bloc UNASUR holds emergency meeting condemning European and U.S. actions (inc. transcript) Continue reading this...

US Claims of Chemical Weapons Use By Syria A Pretext for Arming Rebels

 20 June 2013 — The Real News Network

Pt 1. Omar Dahi: Despite escalating humanitarian catastrophe, G8 summit failed to advance diplomatic settlement (inc. transcript)

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Video: Edward Snowden: War on Whistleblowers “Only Builds Better Whistleblowers”

18 June 2013 — The Real News Network

 

Larry Wilkerson: Snowden’s expertise allowed him to understand the threat of the NSA’s surveillance programs on civil liberties – government power exercised in secret will be abused (inc. transcript)

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Video: Obama Defends “Big Brother” Powers

8 June 2013 — The Real News Network

Larry Wilkerson: The NSA’s illegal gathering of almost all means of communication sacrifices privacy without improving national security

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The Real News 26 May 2013: Monsanto / Bees / Obama and Gitmo, Drones

26 May 2013 — The Real NewsNetwork

Protest in DC Denounces “Monsanto Protection Act”
One thousand rally as part of global protest against Monsanto’s political power and its role in spreading GMO throughout the world’s food supply

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Video: Global Protest in 300 Cities Will Take Aim on Monsanto

25 May 2013 — The Real News Network

Today hundreds of thousands of people are expected to challenge Monsanto’s bullying of small farmers, influence on public policy, and aggressive promotion of GMOs.

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