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The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America The Soviet Superplane That Rattled America

his episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Brilliant, a problem solving website that teaches you to think like an engineer. At the height of the Cold War, with nuclear anxiety at a fever pitch, the United States launched their first spy satellites, the Corona. Tasked with photographing deep inside the Soviet Union.…

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The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets The WW2 Towers That Defeated the Soviets

This episode of Real Engineering is brought to you by Skillshare, home to over 20,000 classes that could teach you a new life skill. As WW2 drew to a close and the race to Berlin reached it’s finale, two Soviet armies converged on the Third Reich capital. Marshal Georgy Zhukov from the North, and Marshal…

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LAY – Fake Democracy (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO) LAY – Fake Democracy (OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO)

Corruption poisons public life We live in grime If nothing changes I’ll reach for knife My will is mine The only thing I want to see To live in a real democracy! The only thing I want to see To live in a real democracy! We will stand! We will fight! Follow us we’ll show…

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Capitalism and Government Debt at Odds in Greece (2/2) Capitalism and Government Debt at Odds in Greece (2/2)

PERIES: Welcome back to the Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. And I’m in conversation with Michael Hudson about the Greek financial crisis and the debt that is owed to its lenders, ECB, the IMF, and other lenders that come under their auspices. And we’re talking about what Greece can…

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Untold History: Stalin, the Soviet Union and WWII Untold History: Stalin, the Soviet Union and WWII

PAUL JAY: Welcome back to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And we’re continuing our series of interviews with Peter Kuznick. He’s the coauthor of the book and the film The Untold History of the United States. Thanks for joining us again. So we’ll just pick up the discussion. One of the…

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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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