CrossTalk

  • Melting pot melting down
    Across the Western world the so-called melting pot is melting down. Immigration, legal and illegal, is probably the most contentious and divisive issue energizing voters. In Italy, for example, the right and left have united on the issue. In...
  • CrossTalk
    'CrossTalk' is RT's flagship program. This TV debate experience presents hot-topic discussions on politics, business, newsmakers, global trends, present-day conflicts, and dangers and challenges facing our world. Host Peter Lavelle poses hard, straightforward questions to his guests, and demands concrete answers in response. Peter's guests are politicians, journalists, scientists and decision-makers of all sorts – anyone who influences the decisions changing our world or plays a key role in forming public opinion.
  • Melting pot melting down
    Melting pot melting down
    Across the Western world the so-called melting pot is melting down. Immigration, legal and illegal, is probably the most contentious and divisive issue energizing voters. In Italy, for example, the right and left have united on the issue. In...
  • Destruction of Yemen
    Destruction of Yemen
    After three years of conflict, it has been estimated that 22.2 million people out of a population of 27.4 million in Yemen are in need of humanitarian assistance. Some 4.5 million children and women are suffering from malnutrition, while 2.9 million...
  • Bullhorns: Implosion?
    Bullhorns: Implosion?
    The Trump juggernaut continues on all fronts. Is he remaking the Western world or merely isolating the US? Also, is North Korea coming out of the cold? And much more on this edition of CrossTalk. CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and...
  • End of old order
    End of old order
    It has been rather trendy over the past few years to talk about the New World Order. Fair enough. But what we are witnessing is the end of the Old World Order. The recent G7 confab in Canada and Trump’s decision to engage with North Korea are...
  • Trump-Kim tango
    Trump-Kim tango
    The Trump-Kim summit in Singapore was certainly rich when it comes to optics. What about substance? Both leaders are clearly looking for a win. A process has started, there are plenty of obstacles ahead, and no shortage of people whose worst...
  • Eurasia space
    Eurasia space
    Eurasia, uniting the East and the West, enjoys a unique geo-economic position. It is widely believed that Eurasian economies will become the next growth engine for the global economy, advancing economic cooperation between Europe, Northeast Asia,...
  • Transatlantic crisis?
    Transatlantic crisis?
    The transatlantic relationship has had many ups and downs since its inception after the Second World War. It is said the relationship has weathered these moments of tensions and differences due to American leadership. Now enter Donald Trump. Can the...
  •  Trading trade punches
    Trading trade punches
    Faced with frustration and dismay from America’s allies, and even members of the GOP, Donald Trump is sticking to his campaign promise to recast Washington’s trade relations with the world. The reaction has been loud and swift. Are we on...
  • To the summit
    To the summit
    To the summit! Can Trump and Kim Jong-un start a meaningful peace process? What does Italy’s democratic process mean for the EU? This, and much more on CrossTalk. CrossTalking with Mark Sleboda, Dmitry Babich, and Alexander Mercouris.
  • Europe’s populist wave
    Europe’s populist wave
    Italy’s recent election again demonstrates that the EU’s neoliberal agenda is under continued pressure, even under threat. Where is this grand historic project going? How should we understand the Italian election results, the German...