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Kamau Franklin On Panel about Police Violence and Militarization

On Martin Luther King’s Birthday, Kamau and other organizers came together in Baltimore, Maryland to discuss police violence and militarization. Take a look at the video below, presented by South Organizing Against Racism ( 8 more words

Policy & Race

Gaza Under Siege - Eva Bartlett on Reality Asserts Itself (The Real News Network)

“And as I learned more and more, I realized, okay, so not only is it an issue where there’s a people being oppressed and, as I learned more, people who have been expelled from their land; there’s a creeping genocide, an ethnic cleansing; but also learned about–I was born in the States, I grew up in Canada, and both my governments are complicit in the oppression of Palestinians.”

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Israel Genocide

Is the New BRICS Bank a Challenge to US Global Financial Power? | TheRealNews

Published on Jul 18, 2014

Michael Hudson and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the significance of the new international development bank created by Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa…

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Geopolitics

Benjamin Netanyahu gives orders to U.S.

With the Palestinian death toll in the latest war on Gaza — the vast majority of victims civilians — reaching over 1,500 and climbing as I type this, following the collapse of a temporary ceasefire, and coming on the heels of Israeli shelling of… 163 more words

Politics

Without a Strong Third (and Fourth) Party, Getting Political Change Is Impossible

Over at The Real News Network, Chris Hedges has been talking with Lawrence Lessig about how best to go about getting money out of politics, ironically by way of creating a super-PAC that can raise enough funds in small donations to win a small number of seats in Congress this year.   561 more words

Politics