Editorial Pick: 64 Years Later, CIA Silently Releases Details on its Long-Hidden Role in the Iranian Coup

Iranian Coup
In this video produced by The Real News Network, Malcolm Byrne, Deputy Director at the non-governmental National Security Archive based at George Washington University where he runs the Archive’s Iran-U.S. relations project, talks about the silent releases of long-awaited and long-hidden CIA documents that offer key details on how the U.S. and Britain overthrew Iran’s democratic government in 1953.

Senate Votes to Approve $500M Sale of Precision-Guided Munitions to Saudi Arabia

On Capitol Hill on the 13th of June 2017, the Senate has voted 53 to 47 to approve the sale of $500 million in precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia. A surprising number of senators voted against the deal, amid increasing concerns about the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led war in Yemen, which has killed more than 10,000 people and included devastating attacks on civilians that human rights groups say may constitute war crimes.

What is High Frequency Trading? And how does it affect us? with William Black

William Black - Hochfrequenz-Handel
In this video professor of economics and law, former financial regulator and author of the book, The Best Way to Rob a Bank is to Own One, William Black, explains how financial trading functions at financial centres such as New York, London, Frankfurt, etc. He also talks about the policies of the Trump administration and whether they are going to exacerbate or resolve the systemic threat posed by the financial industry.

The rich History of Kurdish Media Persecution in Europe

kurdischer Medien - Schamberger
Wenn in der Türkei ein weiterer Fernsehsender dicht gemacht, eine andere Zeitung geschlossen oder gar Journalisten festgenommen werden, ist Europa (zurecht) in heller Empörung. Mehr als 149 Medien sind seit dem Putschversuch vom 15. Juli 2016 bereits geschlossen worden, Tendenz steigend. Nicht ein Tag vergeht ohne Nachricht über weitere Verhaftungen. Zuletzt war es die deutsche Journalistin Mesale Tolu, die für das mittlerweile ebenfalls verbotene Özgür Radyo gearbeitet hatte. Sie sitzt seit mehr als zwei Wochen im Gefängnis.