Poverty Is a Threat to Democracy, with Tavis Smiley

I believe that poverty is the defining issue of our time. I believe that poverty is threatening our very democracy and I mean that sincerely. It’s threatening our very democracy, the existence of it, the future of it. I believe that poverty is a matter of national security because these Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

How Do North Koreans See America?

With a closed media and a fierce propaganda program, North Korea might be considered to be a nation gripped in fear of the outside world. But what do these people think about the outside world, and in particular the USA? Relations have been tense between the two nations since the Continue Reading

Average American vs Average European – How Do They Compare? – People Comparison

The United States of America was officially formed on July 4th, 1776, when thirteen states declared their independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. This was centuries after this region, which was a part of what was then called The New World, was officially discovered by Italian explorer Christopher Columbus. Continue Reading

Why Is Atheism More Popular Than Ever?

A Pew Study published in 2015 reported that the number of Americans who don’t affiliate themselves with a religion jumped by almost 35% percent. That’s about 72 million Americans who consider themselves irreligious – and may be atheist, agnostic, or spiritual, but unaffiliated. And worldwide, 13% of people considered themselves Continue Reading

World War II: Crash Course World History #38

Hi, I’m John Green. This is Crash Course World History and today we’re going to talk about World War II. Finally, a war with some color film! So, here at Crash Course we try to make history reasonably entertaining, and fortunately, World War II was hilarious…said no one ever. Mr. Continue Reading

US False Flag Operation Against Americans – Operation Northwoods

The year is 1962 and the United States is embroiled in a global struggle for power known as the Cold War. On one side stands the US and its democratic allies, and on the other the Soviet Union and its expanding network of Communist states. Cuba has recently fallen to Continue Reading

Trump's racist tweets and the 'politics of distraction'

JUDY WOODRUFF: The president's criticismsthis week singling out four members of Congress, all women of color, has set off a fierce debateabout whether or not the president's words were racist. As William Brangham reports, the president'scomments don't exist in a vacuum. WILLIAM BRANGHAM: Last night on the floorof the House Continue Reading