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5 Types of Bullsh*t Jobs with David Graeber
 
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David Graeber talks bullshit jobs and the concept of work under capitalism with Real Media and the Real News Network. Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 254592 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on the future
 
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"We've got to get back the pillars of the Constitution" Vidal: "I was born 80 years ago in a country called the United States of America and now I live in a Homeland -- an expression we haven't heard since Hitler."
Views: 83958 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on "The Emperor"
 
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"He smiled benignly at the oil wells" The great message of Roosevelt: End all the empires -- save one.
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Credibility of the Ruling Elite is Being Shredded -- Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself (2/2)
 
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On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges says that while people are disgusted with the centers of power, unless there is a constructive alternative, any eruption will be nihilistic and could be fascist http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=11150
Views: 76502 The Real News Network
Chris Hedges Answers Questions from Viewers
 
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On the final episode of Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges answers questions like: "Do you believe the US or Israel will attack Iran?" and "Is there any hope for Bradley Manning?" watch full episode: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=10441
Views: 58623 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on the Future (6/7)
 
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When Julian Assange was arrested in London, he was carrying a copy of our book, Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State Vidal: "I was born 80 years ago in a country called the United States of America, and now I live in a Homeland--an expression we haven't heard since Hitler." Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate. To purchase the book: https://www.amazon.com/Vidal-History-National-Security-State/dp/1494887991/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1
Views: 7808 The Real News Network
To rob a country, own a bank Pt2
 
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William Black: The finance sector is a huge parasite, it transfers wealth from the poor to the wealthy. Watch Pt3 of this story at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_xdQyfNLnc&feature=channel
Views: 41507 The Real News Network
Col. Wilkerson: US Would Face a Unified Venezuelan Military in an Armed Intervention
 
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Col. Larry Wilkerson describes the limits of a 'gringo invasion' and warns of repeating the failures of Vietnam and Iraq Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 68128 The Real News Network
The Pathology of the Rich - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself (1/2)
 
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On RAI with Paul Jay, Chris Hedges discusses the psychology of the super rich; their sense of entitlement, the dehumanization of workers, and mistaken belief that their wealth will insulate them from the coming storms http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=11150
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Elliott Abrams: The War Criminal Running US Policy in Venezuela
 
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The recently named US Special Envoy on Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, is back in the halls of power after a career of supporting dictators, violence and genocide around the world Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 49633 The Real News Network
Oliver Stone: American 'War State' Has 'the Worst Media in the World'
 
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Oscar winner Oliver Stone tells TRNN's Ben Norton even he has difficulty producing films these days, because the US corporate media silences anti-war voices, and "We've really gone to the right in America." Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 48823 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on US Media and Society (4/7)
 
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When Julian Assange was arrested in London, he was carrying a copy of our book, Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State Gore Vidal discusses taboo subjects in the media and society, and says the people have no voice because they have no information Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate. To purchase the book: https://www.amazon.com/Vidal-History-National-Security-State/dp/1494887991/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1
Views: 7205 The Real News Network
The “Permanent War State” Aims to Plunder Venezuela - Wilkerson and Jay
 
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Trump promises “democracy and freedom” to Venezuela, delivered by Elliott Abrams who brought you illegal wars, coups, and support for dictatorships; and Mike Pompeo and VP Pence, both with deep ties to the Koch brothers who need Venezuelan heavy crude to feed their Texas refinery - Col. Larry Wilkerson joins TRNN’s Paul Jay Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 76730 The Real News Network
Days of Revolt: How We Got to Junk Economics
 
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In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges interviews economist Michael Hudson on the history of classical economics and explores Marx’s interpretation of capitalism as exploitation Watch more on teleSUR http://www.telesurtv.net/english/index.html
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"We Are Swimming in an Ocean of Lies" on Venezuela
 
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Former UN Special Rapporteur says Michelle Bachelet needs to change her team and visit Venezuela herself, or she is going to continue to get an "unprofessional, one-sided, politicized report" on the state of the country Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 40479 The Real News Network
Thomas Frank on the Demise of the Democratic Party
 
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Katie Halper interviews Thomas Frank, author of 'Listen Liberal', who says the Democratic Party has become the party of affluent professionals and has lost touch with workers and the poor Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 48320 The Real News Network
The DCCC's Anti-Progressive Policy Might Be Backfiring (1/2)
 
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In March, the DCCC announced its policy against progressive challengers of incumbent Dems. But the policy has been met with widespread scorn, and may be starting to backfire. Ryan Grim, Eugene Puryear, and Jacqueline Luqman discuss the situation Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 25601 The Real News Network
Greg Palast on Why Clinton Didn’t Push for Michigan Recount - Part 2 of 2
 
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Greg Palast tells Paul Jay that there are 75,000 uncounted Clinton votes, but she won't push for a recount because the elite will defend the fake monstrosity called the US electoral system even when their personal interests are at stake Help support The Real News by making a donation today: http://therealnews.com/donate
Views: 36218 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on Liberty (3/7)
 
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When Julian Assange was arrested in London, he happened to be carrying a copy of our book, Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State (edited) To purchase the book, click here: https://www.amazon.com/Vidal-History-National-Security-State/dp/1494887991/ref=sr_1_fkmrnull_1 Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 6958 The Real News Network
Health Insurance Abuses Continue in Spite of ACA - RAI with Wendell Potter (5/7)
 
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We revisit Wendell Potter's whistleblowing testimony that exposed how the insurance industry is more interested in pleasing Wall Street than in people's care, and asked him if these abuses continued after the passing of the ACA--Wendell Potter on Reality Asserts Itself, hosted by Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/reality-asserts-itself-wendell-potter Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 15244 The Real News Network
Risking Total Annihilation for the Sake of Profit - with Wilkerson and Jay (3/3)
 
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Larry Wilkerson says the US government is raising the danger of nuclear war by spending more than a trillion dollars to upgrade the American nuclear arsenal, with no real objective other than money making - with host Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/vice-movie-review Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 15666 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on US media and society
 
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We're not the United States of Amnesia — we're the United States of Alzheimer's Gore Vidal discusses taboo subjects in the media and society and says: "the people have no voice because they have no information."
Views: 30547 The Real News Network
Clinton Democrats Hate the Left - RAI with Thomas Frank (4/9)
 
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On Reality Asserts Itself, Thomas Frank author of "What's the Matter with Kansas" and "Listen LIberal", tells host Paul Jay that Bill Clinton tried to drive the left from the party, saying were naive and could never win; now that Hillary lost they are blaming the left for the defeat watch full series http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=74&jumival=1649 Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 38844 The Real News Network
Scheer and Hedges: They Know Everything About You (4/7)
 
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A debate emerges between Bob Scheer and Chris Hedges on whether the state can reform its own surveillance practices and whether it can be held accountable by appealing to constitutional principles
Views: 15299 The Real News Network
Assange and Manning Under Arrest: Trump Admin Goes All Out Against Whistleblowers (Pt 1/2)
 
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Shortly before Assange’s arrest in London Thursday morning, we spoke to former National Lawyers Guild president Marjorie Cohn about Manning’s refusal to testify against Assange and the precarious situation Assange is in Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 21678 The Real News Network
Taking From the Many to Give to the Few - David Cay Johnston on Reality Asserts Itself (1/4)
 
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Mr. Johnston, a renowned investigative journalist, says he used to believe if you worked hard you would prosper, but now, there is a completely different environment
Views: 26411 The Real News Network
Max Blumenthal Grills Progressive Rep. Jamie Raskin about Russia Allegations
 
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Part one of Real News coverage from the the March for Truth in Washington, D.C. Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 23052 The Real News Network
Daniel Ellsberg On Assange Arrest: The Beginning of the End For Press Freedom
 
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"This is the first indictment of a journalist and editor or publisher...And if it's successful it will not be the last." Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 78394 The Real News Network
Strategic denial of oil in Haiti?
 
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Engdahl: Geo-physics suggest there could be massive oil and mineral deposits in Haiti
Views: 107535 The Real News Network
Urban Poverty in America Made Me Question Everything - Chris Hedges on Reality Asserts Itself (1/7)
 
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Launching a new show "Reality Asserts Itself", Paul Jay interviews author, journalist and activist Chris Hedges about the formative experiences that shaped his world view watch full episode: http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=10441
Views: 186818 The Real News Network
"Stunning and Revealing" - DCCC Demands Loyalty Oath From Political Consultants
 
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As Jeff Cohen points out, political fear of progressives and corporate power have pushed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) towards strategies for stopping primary challenges Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 21637 The Real News Network
Why Many Venezuelans Are Still Chavistas
 
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Despite the dramatic economic crisis and the constant political conflict in Venezuela, there still is a significant proportion of the population that consider themselves to be "Chavistas." Ed Augustin examined some of the reasons for this in Caracas Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 23858 The Real News Network
U.S. Hoped Putin Would be a ‘Sober Yeltsin’ - RAI with Stephen Cohen (3/5)
 
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After the fall of the Soviet Union, a dysfunctional and pro-American Russian President Yeltsin presided over the chaos of the 1990’s; when Putin came to power, the West was very disappointed at the independent and nationalist character of the Putin led state and the demonization began -  Stephen Cohen joins Paul Jay on Reality Asserts Itself Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/reality-asserts-itself-stephen-cohen Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 40677 The Real News Network
Without Medicare for All, the Healthcare System Will Collapse - Wendell Potter RAI (7/7)
 
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The healthcare system is unsustainable; without a Medicare for All system, only the wealthiest will be able to afford decent care - Wendell Potter on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/reality-asserts-itself-wendell-potter Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 7406 The Real News Network
Zinn on class in America Pt.2
 
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More at http://therealnews.com/t/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=102 Howard Zinn: In the United States we are brought up to think there's only one class
Views: 14206 The Real News Network
Medical Insurance Companies Can Decide Who Lives and Dies - RAI with Wendell Potter (4/7)
 
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Whistleblower Wendell Potter says the death of a young woman denied care by the insurance company he worked for was a turning point in his life; he says these practices are still taking place under the Affordable Care Act - on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/reality-asserts-itself-wendell-potter Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 41962 The Real News Network
Is The War on Drugs "All About the Money"?
 
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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
Views: 23090 The Real News Network
Why Did Turkey Go Public With Murder Accusation Against Saudis Royals?
 
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Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay analyze why Saudi Arabia is getting away doing as it pleases and how this relates to Turkey's role in the region Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 40092 The Real News Network
Venezuela and American Manifest Destiny - Gerald Horne
 
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A core concept of “Americanism” is the belief that the United States has a God given right to control all of the Americas in the name of democracy and freedom--but in reality, for plunder and commercial interest - historian Gerald Horne joins Paul Jay Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 21375 The Real News Network
Gore Vidal on the media
 
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Visit the community: http://therealnewsjunkies.ning.com Have TV journalists learned anything from the last several years? Says Vidal: "Everybody with an IQ above room temperature is on to the con act of our media. They are obeying bigger, richer interests than informing the public -- which is the last thing that corporate America has ever been interested in doing."
Views: 187388 The Real News Network
Many Countries at UN Oppose Trump Interference in Venezuela
 
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Larry Wilkerson joins Paul Jay as they discuss the special meeting of the Security Council that took place on January 26, where many small countries stood up against American pressure and refused to recognize Juan Guaido as president of Venezuela, and defended the UN principle of non-interference Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 105870 The Real News Network
Guaidó Calls for US Military Cooperation, but few Venezuelans Support the Move
 
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Parallel president and opposition leader Juan Guaidó says he would like to coordinate with the US military, but following his failed April 30th coup attempt, few Venezuelans show interest. Mike Fox reports from Caracas Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 22453 The Real News Network
Wilkerson on the Real “Vice” Cheney - (1/4)
 
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Larry Wilkerson, depicted in the film VICE and former Chief of Staff to Sec. State Colin Powell, says hyper-nationalist Cheney got rich at Halliburton and serving arms manufacturers - a REPLAY of a 2010 interview Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 52388 The Real News Network
Venezuela’s Guaidó Falsely Claims Military Uprising in Progress: Mainstream Media Falls in Line
 
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Tuesday morning self-declared president and opposition leader Juan Guaidó called on the military and the population to oppose the Maduro government. Only a few thousand civilians and very few soldiers heeded the call. Mike Fox reports from Caracas Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 51741 The Real News Network
Is Russian 'Meddling' an Attack on America? - RAI with Stephen Cohen (1/5)
 
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“The claim that Russia attacked America during the 2016 presidential election is both exceedingly dangerous and a complete falsehood,” says Stephen Cohen on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay Watch full series https://therealnews.com/series/reality-asserts-itself-stephen-cohen Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 23578 The Real News Network
Howard Zinn's "Three Holy Wars"
 
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More at http://therealnews.com/t/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=102 Howard Zinn speaks at the Progressive's 100 Anniversary Conference for more info visit http://www.progressive.org/
Views: 149240 The Real News Network
High Frequency Trading in the Trump Era
 
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White-collar criminologist Bill Black sits down with the Real News to spell out how the ballooning HFT industry works exactly, and where it's headed under President Trump Help support The Real News by making a donation today: http://therealnews.com/donate
Views: 22085 The Real News Network
Bernie Sanders: Concentrated Wealth is Concentrated Power
 
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Sen. Sanders joins Paul Jay who asks if breaking up the big banks is enough to weaken the power of Wall St. Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 12980 The Real News Network
Is Global Recession Looming?
 
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According to Heiner Flassbeck, former head of UNCTAD, there are many factors pointing to a convergence in a normal cyclical downturn, deepening recession in Europe, complicated by potential hard Brexit--With host Paul Jay Subscribe to our page and support our work at https://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 14042 The Real News Network
Clinton Attacks Sanders in New Book – RAI With Thomas Frank (2/9)
 
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On Reality Asserts Itself, Thomas Frank, author of "What's the Matter with Kansas?" and "Listen, Liberal,” and Paul Jay discuss Hillary Clinton's new book "What Happened," and identify the real differences between Clinton and Sanders watch full series http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=33&Itemid=74&jumival=1649 Visit http://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating at http://therealnews.com/donate.
Views: 61073 The Real News Network