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The Summit of the Americas in the Context of US Imperialism The Summit of the Americas in the Context of US Imperialism

SHARMINI PERIES: Welcome to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. The 7th Summit of the Americas will take place in Panama City this weekend, with many controversies that surround its original mission. The purpose of these summits are to foster discussion on a variety of issues affecting the Western…

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Eduardo Galeano Ruptured the Veins of Imperialism in Latin America Eduardo Galeano Ruptured the Veins of Imperialism in Latin America

SHARMINI PERIES: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Eduardo Galeano, Uruguayan writer, poet and cultural critic of our time, died on Monday at age seventy-four. This evokes my memory of the fifth Summit of the Americas in 2009 that was held in Port of Spain, where Venezuelan…

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Untold History: Early US Imperialism, Hitler, Roosevelt, The Spanish Civil War Untold History: Early US Imperialism, Hitler, Roosevelt, The Spanish Civil War

PAUL JAY: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Peter Kuznick. He coauthored the script and the book with Oliver Stone of the series The Untold History of the United States. And we’re just going to pick up our discussion. Thanks for joining…

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Black Nationalism and the Peoples’ Movement – Glen Ford on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3) Black Nationalism and the Peoples’ Movement – Glen Ford on Reality Asserts Itself (3/3)

PAUL JAY: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay, and this is Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Glen Ford, the executive editor of Black Agenda Report. Thanks for joining us again, Glen. GLEN FORD: Thanks for the invite. JAY: And once again,…

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American Exceptionalism and US Imperialism – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3) American Exceptionalism and US Imperialism – Peter Kuznick on Reality Asserts Itself (1/3)

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to Reality Asserts Itself. When President Obama spoke at the United Nations, he again said (’cause he had said before) that he considered America an exceptional country. He called it “exceptional”. And I’ll play that quote for you in just…

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Venezuelan Democracy: A Tension Between Centralized Power and Local Democracy Venezuelan Democracy: A Tension Between Centralized Power and Local Democracy

PAUL JAY, SENIOR EDITOR, TRNN: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. With the death of President Hugo Chavez in Venezuela, the big questions are obviously: will his 21st-century socialism experiment continue? Well, then the other question, I guess, is: just what was that 21st-century socialism experiment? Now joining us to…

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Full Employment and the Swedish Model Full Employment and the Swedish Model

PAUL JAY: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Bob Pollin about his new book, Back to Full Employment. And he joins us again from Amherst, Massachusetts, where he is codirector and founder of the PERI institute. Thanks for joining us again, Bob.…

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Du Bois Believed Black Workers Must Lead the Struggle for Democracy Du Bois Believed Black Workers Must Lead the Struggle for Democracy

PAUL JAY: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. We’re continuing our discussion about the life of W. E. B. Du Bois. On February 23, it’ll be the 145th anniversary of his birth. And joining us again is Anthony Monteiro. He’s a professor of African-American studies at Temple University in Philadelphia. Thanks for joining us…

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Obama’s Climate Change Policies Are Imperialistic and Despotic Obama’s Climate Change Policies Are Imperialistic and Despotic

JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. We’re continuing our conversation with Shubhankar Banerjee. He’s a photographer, writer, and activist, upcoming book Arctic Voices: Resistance at the Tipping Point. So, Shubhankar, we talked about the floods in Colorado, the link to climate change. Can you talk about what the…

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Has Anglo-American Capitalism Run Out of Steam? Has Anglo-American Capitalism Run Out of Steam?

LYNN FRIES: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Lynn Fries in Geneva. In this report, we look at the rise of a low-wage economy and record inequality in the U.S. and U.K. And in so doing, we mark a 30-year anniversary of the 1984-85 U.K. Miners Strike. Here to talk to us about this is…

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