Noam Chomsky, Paul Jay, Annie Machon and Zain Raza: Whistleblowers, Activism and the Alternative Media

Chicago Bradley Manning verdict protest march Brad-20

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with Noam Chomsky

acTVism Munich on Apr 19, 2015

(ENG) An informational event was hosted by acTVism Munich at the Muffatwerk in Munich in which the significance and role of whistleblowers, the alternative media, activism and a host of other related issues were discussed.

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Michael Ratner: Obama Orders Assassinations with No Oversight

GTMO: Obama's Forever Prison

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TheRealNews·Jan 5, 2013

Michael Ratner: Obama continues model of Presidential fiat, Congressional fiat, no due process, no trials, and indefinite detention.

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Gaza Uncut: Another Year of War and Siege + Gaza Struggles to Cope with Psychological Trauma

Gaza Shifa Hospital, November 20, 2012.

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TheRealNews·Dec 31, 2012

Four years ago, Palestinians in Gaza ended the year in a similar way. Following a cease-fire after the last war in November, Israel violated terms of the truce numerous times and on a daily basis. Gaza also remains under Israeli siege, making life more difficult.

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Bahrain: The Forgotten Uprising + Is Bahrain On The Brink Of Another Bloody Revolution?

Procession begins

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TheRealNews·Dec 27, 2012

Reese Erlich: The uprising against monarchy grows more intense, mostly ignored by Western media.

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Psychological Warfare in Palestine–Gaza’s Children Haunted by Nightmare of War

Gaza

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TheRealNews·Dec 22, 2012

UNICEF report indicates vast majority of Gaza’s children are struggling to cope with war trauma and PTSD. This is the first of a two part series on the psychological toll the war and siege has taken on Gaza’s most vulnerable population. TRNN explores the Oum el Qurra school in the Tar el Hawa neighborhood in Gaza city where many of the students were still being pulled out of class for counseling one month after Israel’s eight day assault.

Mental health workers, psychologists and therapists are overwhelmed by lack of resources. The second part will explore what methods are being used to treat, rehabilitate and recover children and adults from war trauma.

Ahmed Deeb and Nosier Abdullah contributed to this report.

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Journalists targeted in Israeli attack–International War Crime

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Warning

This video may contain images depicting the reality and horror of war/violence and should only be viewed by a mature audience.

An injured journalist from Al Aqusa TV, Gaza

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TheRealNews·Dec 7, 2012

This report contains graphic scenes.
Viewer discretion is advised.
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Michael Ratner: Bradley Manning Testifies About His Torture

Hero, Bradley Manning

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Nov 30, 2012 by

Michael Ratner: Manning describes cruel and unusual punishment; offers to plea to lesser charges.

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Michael Hudson: Fiscal Cliff An Artificial Crisis + Transcript

Capitalism isn't working..

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Updated: added the transcript

with Michael Hudson
Featured Writer
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http://michael-hudson.com
November 24, 2012

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Michael Hudson: Fiscal cliff was manufactured to shift more of the burden of the crisis onto ordinary people.

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Gareth Porter: Hamas Has Been Willing to Negotiate a Peace Deal Based on ’67 Borders

with Gareth Porter
Featured Writer
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Nov. 22, 2012

Nov 22, 2012 by

Gareth Porter: Hamas proposed talks several times that were rejected by Israel.
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Ceasefire: Egypt Manages the Crisis; More US Arms for Israel

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TheRealNews Nov 21, 2012

Vijay Prashad: Egypt brokers Gaza crisis working with US; Palestinians won’t give up their struggle; There will be no accountability for Israel’s illegal war.
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Legalize ALL Drugs! End the “War on Drugs”

Cops Say "Legalize Drugs"

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This is another war that I would like to see ended.

Nov 12, 2012 by

Stephen Downing, a retired deputy chief of police for the Los Angeles Police Department and Terry Nelson, retired from Department of Homeland Security on why they support treating addiction as a health problem and are for the total legalization of drugs.
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Israel Escalates Assault On Gaza Strip + Harry Fear: No One’s Safe, Civilians Terrified of War Threat

Israel your greed isn't worth our children's lives

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Israel Escalates Assault On Gaza Strip after Assassination Of Top Hamas Commander

Nov 15, 2012 by

Jihan Hafiz reports on the on-going military action in Gaza

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Ralph Nader: Where Do We Go From Here? Unite On Populist Policies

ANSWER Coalition Peace March on the Pentagon

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with Ralph Nader

Nov 7, 2012 by

Ralph Nader: Time for a broad coalition to push Congress towards policy that most Americans can agree. Continue reading

Election Results and News Coverage and Commentary via the Internet

Election 2012 button

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Turn off your TV.

Commentary, results, and news via the Internet.

Live:

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The Real News Network’s Interview with Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo, Spain’s Robin Hood Mayor

La marcha por Granada

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Sep 5, 2012 by

Juan Manuel Sánchez Gordillo has become the face of the growing protest movement in Spain. The mayor of a small town in Southern Spain called Marinaleda, he has become well-known for leading combative protests and sit-ins, including a protest in a supermarket in which food was taken and redistributed to the poor. But Sánchez Gordillo has backed up his critiques of capitalism with a viable alternative. In his town of Marinaleda, there is full employment, people rent homes for 15 Euros a month, and everybody who works in the agricultural cooperative that was formed, including the mayor, earns the same salary.

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