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Africa
US and Europe Want to Make Africa a Cold War Battleground Against Russia and China, with Mikaela Nhondo Erskog
The US and Europe have tried to make Africa a battleground in their Cold War against Russia and...
November 30, 2022
Africa
Blood Money: How 20+ Years of War is Driven by Corporate Profit from Congo’s Minerals
A flurry of efforts are underway to curtail the renewed conflict in the Eastern portion of the Democratic...
November 22, 2022
Freedom Side
Global South Rising, War-Induced Famine, Drastic Climate Shifts: Where Is the World Headed?
The G20 summit addressed trade, climate devastation, and also, despite the US’s wishes, the G20 specifically noted that...
November 22, 2022
United States
Is COVID Really Over If It Kills 400 People Every Day?
Following Biden’s remarks that the pandemic is “over,” the Senate voted to end the COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, despite...
November 20, 2022
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Socialist Program
Voter Suppression Behind Georgia’s Run-Off: One GOP Operative Blocked 32,000 Ballots from Going Out
Brian is joined by investigative reporter Greg Palast, who wrote the film “Vigilantes: Georgia’s Vote Suppression Hitmen,” available...
November 10, 2022
China
Xi Elevates China’s Socialist Goals, Prepares Country for Global ‘Storms’
The Communist Party of China is in its 20th Congress, a week-long meeting of 2,296 elected delegates from...
October 19, 2022
Russia
Ukraine War Widens: Crimea Attack, Pipeline Sabotage, Kiev Bombing & NATO’s Endless Weapons
Russia has been hit by multiple major attacks, including sabotage in their Nordstream energy pipelines and the explosion...
October 12, 2022
Socialist Program
251 Interventions in 30 Years: A System Addicted to War w/ Ben Norton
The United States has acknowledged almost 500 military interventions, listed in detail in a report by congressional researchers....
October 5, 2022
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The Punch Out

The Punch Out is your daily anti-capitalist news hit. Everything you need to know in 15-to-20 minutes, delivered daily, Monday-Friday at 5pm. Host Eugene Puryear breaks down what's in the headlines, what's behind them and what's not there but should be. It's a mix of analysis and reportage that's all you need on your way home, or wherever you find yourself at 5pm ET.

Podcast
Sep 14, 2022
BT News

The For-Profit Pri$on Racket

On Today’s Episode of the Punch Out:Private Prisons in the US

Podcast
Sep 13, 2022
BT News

The Fed Wages Class War

On Today’s Episode of the Punch Out:Rate-hikes and recessions

Podcast
Sep 12, 2022
BT News

Midterm Battle Looms Large in US

On Today’s Episode of the Punch OutThe US Midterms After Labor Day

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Africa
US and Europe Want to Make Africa a Cold War Battleground Against Russia and China, with Mikaela Nhondo Erskog
The US and Europe have tried to make Africa a battleground in their Cold War against Russia and...
November 30, 2022
Middle East
UN Official Calls for Lifting ‘Illegal’ Syria Sanctions After Seeing Devastation First-Hand
Rania Khalek is joined by UN Special Rapporteur Prof. Alena Douhan who returned from a 12-day visit to...
November 17, 2022
China
US Sets Anti-China Trap for Europe — Will They Fall In? With Arnaud Bertrand
The US is trying to reshape NATO into an anti-China alliance while demanding that the EU join in....
November 15, 2022
People's Movements
Reviving the Left in the Post-9/11 Era: New Movements & Constant Turmoil with Brian Becker
How did 9/11 change the direction of the US left? What about the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan,...
November 8, 2022
 

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