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Monday, July 06, 2009
Full Spectrum Dominance
William Engdahl speaks to TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay about his new book, Full Spectrum Dominance: Totalitarian Democracy in the New World Order.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2009
'Natural Growth' of Israeli Settlements
US President Barack Obama emphasized in his Cairo speech the importance of getting rid of Israeli settlements as an essential building block to a two-state solution. However, even as Israeli Prime Minister Benjanmin Netanyahu warms up to the idea of a demilitarized Palestinian state, and has stated that he "has no plans to start building new" settlements, Netanyahu has said "natural growth" within the settlements is an inevitability of keeping the existing sites.
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Monday, June 22, 2009
Retired Auto Workers Have Their Say
Retired autoworkers in Detroit speak to TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay in this series of videos about the automobile crisis. The retirees discuss the concessions made by the UAW that have deepened the economic crisis for the retired and active autoworker; the need and capability in Detroit to produce mass transportation and green energy from the old plants; and the negative image of the unionized autoworker in the media.
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Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Chilean UN Rep - Latin America Demands Equality
Chilean Ambassador to the United Nations Heraldo Munoz speaks to TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay about Obama's speech at the Summit of Americas. Munoz says that Obama's refreshingly receptive approach was appealing to Latin Americans, especially in comparison to the "dictating terms" and unilateral actions of Obama's predecessors.
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Monday, June 01, 2009
GM's Bankruptcy
As General Motors declares bankruptcy today, Frank Hammer, a retired General Motors employee and former President and Chairman of Local 909 in Warren, MIchigan, talks to TRNN about how a green transportation system would resuscitate the automobile industry with jobs while addressing the problem of climate change. In the recent days, the Obama administration has intervened in the pre-bankruptcy arrangements between GM and its two largest creditors, its bondholders, and the United Auto Workers union (UAW).
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Thursday, May 28, 2009
Everything Is on the Table Except What's Not
The chair of the Senate Finance Committee, Senator Max Baucus, is one of the largest recipients of support from private insurance companies. At the Kaiser Family Foundation, Baucus reiterated that all options for health care reform are still on the table - save for single-payer. ""We are going to come up with a uniquely American solution, which is also going to be public and private," Baucus said to the press. "Not too far one side, and not too far the other." Everything is on the table, everything.
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Tuesday, May 26, 2009
Canadians Talk to Americans about Health Care
Geraldine Cahill played a recent commercial by Conservatives for Patients' Rights (CPR) for some Torontonians May 23rd and asked for their opinions on the commercial's depiction of the Canadian health care system. The commercial cautions Americans about the dangers of a government-run health care by portraying stories of Canadians mistreated within their health system.
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Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Borrowing into Submission
The tides are changing for US-backed financing institutions like the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as regional lending organizations are offering options without the historical conditionalities of IMF loans.
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Who's Afraid of the CIA?
"It would be wonderful if it were fantasy; it's all too real," Ray McGovern says about Liz Cheney's accusations against Lawrence Wilkerson of fabricating "fantasies" about her father, former US Vice President Dick Cheney. Wilkerson accused Cheney of being involved in a series of actions, including authorizing the torture of Al-Qaeda suspects, to justify the war in Iraq.
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Tuesday, May 19, 2009
Is Public Health Care "Off the Table"?
"If there is ever a time for public mobilization, this is the time, " Roger Hickey, a Co-Director of the Campaign for America Future, tells TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay in our latest video. Hickey says that Americans cannot wait for President Barack Obama or the Congress to promote and execute a universal health care plan, especially when the recent Senate hearings on health care reform excluded single-payer heath care advocates.
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