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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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Is Full Employment Possible in Capitalism? Is Full Employment Possible in Capitalism?

PAUL JAY: Welcome 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. ROBERT…

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Cornel West, Eddie Conway and Rev. Sekou on Building a Mass Movement Cornel West, Eddie Conway and Rev. Sekou on Building a Mass Movement

PAUL JAY: Welcome to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. It’s my pleasure and honor to talk to three veterans of the struggle. What struggle? Well, the struggle for rights. The struggles for justice, the struggles for a new society. Now joining me in the studio to talk…

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Michael Moore Talks ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ & More Michael Moore Talks ‘Capitalism: A Love Story’ & More

Now joining us, Michael Moore, director of Capitalism: A Love Story and a couple of other ones you might remember, Sicko, Fahrenheit 9/11, Bowling for Columbine, Roger and Me, just to name a few. Michael, welcome to The Young Turks. Thank you. Don’t forget Blue Hawaii too, with Elvis. All right. So the DVD is…

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Chris Hedges: As a Socialist, I Have No Voice in the Mainstream – Chris Hedges on RAI (6/7) Chris Hedges: As a Socialist, I Have No Voice in the Mainstream – Chris Hedges on RAI (6/7)

PAUL JAY: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Paul Jay in Baltimore. And welcome to Reality Asserts Itself. We’re continuing our series of interviews with Chris Hedges. And if you haven’t seen the other parts, I suggest you go back and watch from part one forward, ’cause then this will all make more sense.…

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The “Other” Socialist In the Presidential Race: An Introduction to Gloria la Riva The “Other” Socialist In the Presidential Race: An Introduction to Gloria la Riva

JARED BALL, PRODUCER, TRNN: Welcome everyone back to the Real News Network. I’m Jared Ball here in Baltimore. With so much focus among the nominal left on the campaign run of Bernie Sanders it may surprise some that there is another socialist option for those intending to vote in this country’s 2016 presidential elections. The…

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