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Will DNC Rules Committee Widen Clinton-Sanders Rift?

Reforms agreed upon by the DNC Unity Reform Commission are being contested and debated by Clinton supporters
DATE: 2018-01-25

2020 and the Fight Within the Democratic Party
Nina Turner talks with Paul Jay about the struggle within the Democratic Party in the lead-up to the 2020 elections
DATE: 2017-11-28 | LENGTH: 20:57

Mostly-White Knoxville Elects Indian American Socialist to City Council
DSA Member Seema Singh Perez discusses her election to City Council in Knoxville, Tennessee.
DATE: 2017-11-28

Democrats Urged to Return Money From Donor Involved In Death of Black Male Escort
The California Democratic Party African-American Caucus is pushing for the party to adopt a resolution to return donations from a wealthy donor after a black male escort died in his home
DATE: 2017-11-27

Young Voters Turn to Socialism as Solution
Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant discusses the surge of Democratic Socialists of America, reforming the Democratic Party, opposing Trump, and fighting corporate power at the local level
DATE: 2017-11-20

Democrats Funded the Steele Dossier that Fueled Russiagate
After months of obfuscation, the Washington Post reveals that the Clinton campaign and the DNC funded the infamous Steele dossier at the heart of Russiagate. Empty Wheel's Marcy Wheeler and TRNN's Aaron Mate discuss
DATE: 2017-10-26 | LENGTH: 25:28

NY Faces Demand For Election Reforms After Illegal Primary Voter Purge
The New York City Board of Elections admitted after a lawsuit that it broke the law by purging thousands of people from voter rolls before the 2016 New York presidential primary. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the board violated "the law and New Yorkers' trust in the institutions meant to protect their rights"
DATE: 2017-10-25

Nina Turner on Why Ossoff Lost in Georgia Special Election
Nina Turner and Paul Jay discuss the major funding by the Democratic Party in a race held in a Republican district with a median income of $84000
DATE: 2017-06-21 | LENGTH: 15:10

How Did Workers and Campaign Finance Reform Fare During This Past Election?
Right to work legislation, minimum wage laws, and public financing of elections were at stake on many state ballots
DATE: 2016-11-29 | LENGTH: 04:09

Did Trump Win Through Vote Flipping and Vote Stripping?
Robert Fitrakis, election lawyer and international election observer, says had the outcome on November 8 occurred in another country the State Department would have questioned the integrity of the vote
DATE: 2016-11-26 | LENGTH: 22:49

Were the U.S. Elections Fair and Equitable?
Thomas Rymer of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe says there were partisan efforts to affect voter registration in the 2016 races
DATE: 2016-11-18

Fighting Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies Will Require Both Community and Legal Action
Elizabeth Alex of CASA Baltimore discusses the impact of both national and local elections on Baltimore's Latinx population
DATE: 2016-11-16 | LENGTH: 16:42

Big Labor's Strategy to Defeat the Far-Right Resulted in the Far-Right Taking Over
Michael Lighty of National Nurses United tells Paul Jay that labor's mistake this election was to not support the pro-labor candidate in the primaries who could compete with Trump on economics
DATE: 2016-11-15 | LENGTH: 19:08

Democratic Party Sabotaged Sanders, Best Chance to Beat Trump
Ben Norton of says the Democratic Party undermined the Sanders' campaign as is known from Wikileaks and the media gave Trump two billion dollars of free media coverage
DATE: 2016-11-15 | LENGTH: 08:20

"White Supremacist, Anti-Semitic, Islamophobe" Stephen Bannon as Trump's Chief Strategist
Rabbi Alissa Wise says Trump is embracing extremism and hatred by appointing a leader of the "alt-right" to a prominent role in his administration
DATE: 2016-11-14 | LENGTH: 10:13

Students Stage Walkouts to Join Growing Trump Protests Nationwide
Activists were also arrested in Senator Chuck Schumer's office Monday demanding the Democratic Party cut it's ties with Wall Street
DATE: 2016-11-14 | LENGTH: 02:49

Mass Protests in the Streets of Baltimore After Donald Trump's Election
The Real News speaks to protestors that marched in Baltimore against Donald Trump's stunning victory. Video by Cameron Granadino
DATE: 2016-11-11 | LENGTH: 03:55

Clinton's Defeat is the Vindication of Sanders
Even with Trump's victory, thousands of people are still inspired by the Bernie Sanders campaign to fight back against neoliberal Democrats, says Jonathan Tasini
DATE: 2016-11-11 | LENGTH: 08:35

Trump Could Kill Key Global Agreements and Domestic Regulations on Climate Change
Oil Change International's Janet Redman says many elected officials and experts are now recalculating what the international community can do on climate change without the United States
DATE: 2016-11-11 | LENGTH: 09:51

Trump Supporters Tout Vote For Change, But Do They Know What They're Getting?
The Real News spoke to Trump voters on election day who say their vote was a message for Washington elites, but how that translates into policy was unclear
DATE: 2016-11-10 | LENGTH: 02:59

Iraq War Veterans Respond to Trump's Victory
The Real News is joined in a Facebook Live conversation by war veterans Ramon Mejia and Mike Prysner discuss the implications of Trump's victory
DATE: 2016-11-10 | LENGTH: 33:05

Why the Radical Left and Radical Right in Israel Are Celebrating Trump's Win
The right sees it as carte blanche for its political activities while the left sees it as potentially leading to less U.S. support for the occupation, says political economist Shir Hever
DATE: 2016-11-10 | LENGTH: 06:46

Trump Victory Signals Repudiation of Clintonian Politics
Bhaskar Sunkara and Paul Jay discuss the consequences of the election for the Democrats and the possibility of a reinvigorated Sanders-like insurgency in 2018
DATE: 2016-11-09 | LENGTH: 20:56

How Neoliberalism Helped Create Trumpism
Author Nomi Prins joins Paul Jay and panelists to discuss the economics behind Donald Trump
DATE: 2016-11-09 | LENGTH: 17:10

'Wall Street Plus Identity Politics' Formula is Over for the Democrats
If the Democrats want to win, they have to speak to the real concerns of working people; but how can they when Wall Street dominates the party? - Tom Ferguson in conversation with Paul Jay
DATE: 2016-11-09 | LENGTH: 12:13

Disillusioned by Leadership, Many Union Rank-and-File Turned to Trump
Refusal of union leadership to support Sanders' political revolution as alternative to the status quo set the stage for Trump, says Michael Lighty
DATE: 2016-11-09 | LENGTH: 12:41

"A More Effective Demagogue Will Be Next" - A Visit to a Trump Campaign HQ
Republican voters in Maryland share their concerns one day out from the elections
DATE: 2016-11-08 | LENGTH: 05:03

This Election Year, A Significant Increase in Violence Against Muslims
Mark Potok, Senior Fellow at the Southern Poverty Law Center, says the Trump campaign bears responsibility for most anti-Muslim violence this year
DATE: 2016-11-07 | LENGTH: 13:29

Best of TRNN's Pre-Election Coverage
Before you tune in to TRNN's live coverage of election night, catch out the interviews we did this year on the 2016 presidential election
DATE: 2016-11-07

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Challenges Lesser Evilism and Safe-State Strategy
On the eve of the election, Dr. Jill Stein takes questions from TRNN viewers
DATE: 2016-11-07 | LENGTH: 42:45

Is Pence the Next Cheney?
Allan Nairn says that Trump's VP Pence was a close ally of Cheney in Congress and holds the same foreign policy views; Amber Stearns says Pence is allied with the religious right in Indiana and is a climate change denier
DATE: 2016-11-07 | LENGTH: 16:34

The 'Greater Danger' Election Debate
Bruce Dixon and Bill Curry debate whether Trump or Clinton is the greater danger, and if people should vote Green
DATE: 2016-11-07 | LENGTH: 30:01

Religious Right Not True Believers in Trump, But See Him as a Tool
Donald Trump is not seen as a moral or religious leader, but as a vehicle for the political agenda of the religious right, says Frederick Clarkson
DATE: 2016-11-07 | LENGTH: 10:16

The Elephant in the Room is Climate Change
While the mainstream media failed to cover the issue during this election cycle, many negotiators and climate experts are concerned that a Trump presidency would undermine regulations and weaken global efforts to combat climate change, says John Upton from Climate Central
DATE: 2016-11-07 | LENGTH: 08:10

Black Voters in North Carolina Feeling Consequences of Gutted Voting Rights Act
Irv Joyner, legal counsel for the North Carolina NAACP, says black citizens are fighting back against the increasingly aggressive right-wing voter suppression since the election of Obama
DATE: 2016-11-05 | LENGTH: 15:36

Israeli Activist: No Difference Between Democrats and Republicans on Israel
Miko Peled, whose father was an IDF general, tells Paul Jay that Bernie Sanders opened the door for mainstream politicians to criticize U.S. policy towards Israel
DATE: 2016-11-05 | LENGTH: 10:45

Is Mike Pence the Real Danger?
Peter Montgomery discusses the possibility of a vice presidency under someone who cites Dick Cheney as an inspiration and was reportedly promised 'the Most Powerful VP in History'
DATE: 2016-11-04 | LENGTH: 13:34

Prof. Michael Hudson on Hillary Clinton and the US Elections
Prof. Michael Hudson, economist and author of 'Killing the Host- How Financial Parasites and Debt Destroy the Global Economy', speaks to Ross Ashcroft about the difficult choice faced by Americans in the upcoming US elections. - See More By Renegade Inc.
DATE: 2016-11-02 | LENGTH: 13:19

A Tear in the Fabric of America's Political Theater
Henry Giroux and Paul Jay discuss the collapsing facade of American democracy
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 11:37

Alt-Right Smear Strategies of 2016 Resemble 'Climategate'
Peter Sinclair of says there's similar tactics in both the attempts to discredit climate scientists and the culture of the Alt-Right
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 14:48

Wall Street Saddles Up for a Hillary Clinton Presidency
Nomi Prins says just one example of Wall Street influence in running the government is Jack Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, he was former Citigroup COO and former Deputy Secretary of State under Clinton and Chief of Staff at the White House
DATE: 2016-10-31 | LENGTH: 14:45

Clinton Will Be More Confrontational with Russia and China
Gerald Horne tells Paul Jay that globalization has led to the rise of Russia and China as global powers as well as Trumpism, the social basis of American fascism
DATE: 2016-10-30 | LENGTH: 14:40

The Unheard Third Debate with Margaret Flowers
During a TRNN Facebook live event, Green Party Candidate Margaret Flowers - who was not invited to the Maryland Senate debate despite being on the ballot - responds to questions posed to Democratic Representative Chris Van Hollen and Republican State Delegate Kathy Szeliga, as well as questions from viewers.
DATE: 2016-10-28 | LENGTH: 50:40

How Washington's Money-Machine Stays Ahead of Democracy
Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party have created America's largest network of donors and fundraisers, and together they're delegating Wall Street's favorites to unelected positions within government
DATE: 2016-10-24 | LENGTH: 06:45

Clinton Reaffirms Commitment to No-Fly Zone in Syria
In final presidential debate, host Chris Wallace challenged Clinton by saying a no-fly zone would lead to confrontation with Russia in Syria. Not a single word was said about climate change.
DATE: 2016-10-20 | LENGTH: 18:15

Elites Outraged At Trump's Refusal to Accept Election Result
Military veteran and Empire Files producer Mike Prysner says the final presidential debate affirmed movements have critical work ahead regardless of who wins the White House
DATE: 2016-10-20 | LENGTH: 12:07

Clinton Emails Admit Counterrevolutionary Role of Saudi Arabia in Middle East
Saudi Arabia has been accused by the Congressional 9/11 investigation of facilitating the 9/11 attacks and by Clinton emails of funding ISIL, so why does the monarchy get so much leeway from the US?'s associate editor Zenab Ahmed takes up this question.
DATE: 2016-10-16 | LENGTH: 10:51

Podesta Emails Show Hillary Is No Champion of Progressive Causes
Overshadowed by revelations of Trump's sexual assaults on women, the documents published by Wikileaks expose the Democratic candidate as a servant of corporate and military power, says author and journalist Doug Henwood
DATE: 2016-10-13 | LENGTH: 11:48

Who Really Is Tim Kaine?
For most Americans, last week's Vice Presidential debate is the only time voters will get acquainted with the relatively unknown Tim Kaine, so the Real News asks: 'what about Kaine was left out of the discussion?'
DATE: 2016-10-12 | LENGTH: 05:17

Clinton and Trump Promote Fossil Fuels During Second Presidential Debate
The election is between two candidates without serious plans to address the climate crisis, say Janet Redman and Chris Williams
DATE: 2016-10-10 | LENGTH: 10:47

In Second Presidential Debate, Clinton Escalates Her Call for Military Solution in Syria
When it comes to their positions on Syria, Clinton's is irresponsible and Trump's has no content, says Phyllis Bennis of the Institute for Policy Studies
DATE: 2016-10-10 | LENGTH: 11:42

Second Presidential Debate | Recap and Analysis
TRNN gets instant analysis from Iraq War Veteran Mike Prysner, historian Gerald Horne and Dr. Marva Robinson
DATE: 2016-10-10 | LENGTH: 09:54

Poll Shows Hundreds of Sanders Delegates Continuing to Withhold Support For Clinton
Former Sanders delegate Norman Solomon says while there's a tactical need to align with Clinton to avoid a Trump presidency, many voters remain unenthused by Clinton's record and merely rhetorical appeals to progressivism
DATE: 2016-10-07 | LENGTH: 11:57

Economist: Both Trump and Clinton Turn A Blind Eye To Tax Abuse
James Henry says that though Trump's use of tax loopholes should not be forgiven, the Democratic Party has also been complacent with corporate tax benefits
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 11:59

VP Debate: A Missed Opportunity to Highlight Mike Pence's Extremism?
Kate Aronoff & Bill Curry say that in the absence of a truly progressive platform, Tim Kaine failed to provide a strong alternative to the right
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 16:51

Mike Pence and the Mainstream Media Wrong on Iran's Nuclear Weapons Capabilities
Former Bush administration official Lawrence Wilkerson says neocons including Mike Pence are to blame for the crisis in the Middle East
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 12:51

Should Progressives Support Gary Johnson?
Author Dan Arel says Gary Johnson's policies may sound progressive but really benefit the top 1%
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 15:07

Could a Pence Vice Presidency Unleash a Cheney-Style Foreign Policy?
Trump's lack of foreign policy understanding might lead him to defer to his running mate Mike Pence, who has strong ties to the hawkish neoconservative wing of the Republican Party
DATE: 2016-10-05 | LENGTH: 05:05

Green Party VP Candidate: We Must Shift Power Back to the People Throughout the Western Hemisphere
Ajamu Baraka discusses Green Party policy towards Latin America and explains why the TPP is a bad deal for workers and the environment
DATE: 2016-10-04 | LENGTH: 11:43

David Cay Johnston: Trump Has Engaged in Lifelong Illegal Conduct
The investigative and Pulitzer prize-winning journalist takes a deeper look into the activities of the Donald J. Trump Foundation and the Clinton Foundation
DATE: 2016-10-03 | LENGTH: 12:14

Green Party VP Ajamu Baraka on the Middle East
Ajamu Baraka explains how his party would approach foreign policy on Israel, Palestine, Syria, and Saudi Arabia
DATE: 2016-10-03 | LENGTH: 17:38

Trump's Hypocrisy on NAFTA
Tim Wise and Paul Jay discuss how Trump's call for import taxes would lead to trade wars and that his commitment to high profits is at odds with his plans to keep jobs in the US
DATE: 2016-10-02 | LENGTH: 16:08

'Patriotic Millionaires' Call for Higher Taxes and Wall St. Regulation
Morris Pearl, the chairs of an association of millionaires who advocate for a more equitable economy, assesses the economic plans of Trump and Clinton
DATE: 2016-09-29 | LENGTH: 21:06

Trump's Position on Jerusalem Puts Him on the Side of the Settler Movement
Despite Trump being wrong on the Iran deal, the US congress is more likely to derail it than his potential presidency, says Col. Larry Wilkerson
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 12:45

Did America Dodge a Bullet?
Bill Curry and Rania Khalek predict that the debate will lead to a Clinton victory over the neo-fascist Trump, but also say that Clinton takes progressive positions "like chess pieces" - only to remove them from the table later
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 16:09

Trump and the Social Basis of Fascism
The threat of fascism is real, but it shouldn't push the left to vote for Clinton in states where she will clearly win, says historian Gerald Horne
DATE: 2016-09-27 | LENGTH: 15:43

Should Third Parties Be Included in Televised Debates?
Maryland Green Party Senate Candidate Margaret Flowers says most people are looking for alternatives to Trump and Clinton
DATE: 2016-09-26 | LENGTH: 08:06

Gary Johnson Supporters: Privatize Everything, But Not the Commission on Presidential Debates
On Wednesday, around 200 supporters of libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson protested outside of the Commission on Presidential Debates headquarters in Washington, DC for the private, non-profit's decision to exclude Johnson along with Green Party candidate Jill Stein from the debates
DATE: 2016-09-23 | LENGTH: 05:50

Trump's Rejection of Birtherism An Attempt to Appeal to Uncomfortable White Middle Class Voters
Historian Gerald Horne explains the history of 'birtherism' and the ongoing 'mainstreaming' of Donald Trump
DATE: 2016-09-17 | LENGTH: 10:02

Voter Registries Face Purges in Republican-Controlled States
Investigative reporter Greg Palast says Republicans are raising alarm over multiple-voting in order to purge millions of minority voters from voter registries
DATE: 2016-09-12 | LENGTH: 15:59

Trump vs. Clinton Commander-In-Chief Forum: A Missed Opportunity
Professor Andrew Bacevich of Boston University says the forum could have clarified positions on a number of defining national security issues including the subject of 'modernizing' the US nuclear arsenal
DATE: 2016-09-09 | LENGTH: 12:33

Trump's Wall Is Already Here
A huge border regime of surveillance, prosecution, and deportation is already in existence, says journalist Todd Miller
DATE: 2016-09-07 | LENGTH: 11:40

2016 May Be The Year for Third Parties in America
Trump's and Clinton's historic disapproval ratings could be a boon for third parties, says Professor Jonathan Martin of Framingham State University
DATE: 2016-09-05 | LENGTH: 06:23

Trump Would Intensify Bipartisan Immigration Policy Already in Place
Donald Trump's critique of NAFTA neglects to mention that construction of the border wall - which already exists - began with the 1992 free-trade agreement, says journalist Todd Miller
DATE: 2016-09-01 | LENGTH: 10:41

Corporate Media Casts Fog Over Wikileaks to Protect Clinton
Some voters not be able to 'hold their nose' and cast their ballot for Hillary Clinton after the next Wikileaks release, thereby denying her a strong mandate, says Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford
DATE: 2016-08-30 | LENGTH: 09:12

This Political Scientist Says You Should Vote for the 'Lying Neoliberal Warmonger'
Adolph Reed Jr.: The left needs to understand that voting should not be a site for profound political expression, but needs to be used now for keeping out Trump
DATE: 2016-08-29 | LENGTH: 18:50

How Disenchanted Democrats and Republicans Together Can Break the Two Party Duopoly
Sam Husseini says he has a way to get voters out of the lesser evil mindset while avoiding the 'spoiler problem'
DATE: 2016-08-25 | LENGTH: 17:31

The Real Scandal of Clinton's Emails: Conducting Foreign Policy In Secret
Former White House counselor Bill Curry says nothing illegal took place - but that's the essence of corruption which characterizes the political system of the US
DATE: 2016-08-24 | LENGTH: 18:36

Who said it, Trump or Clinton? Some Democrats Can't Decide
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have said many things over the years. We asked participants at this year's Democratic National Convention if they could identify the speaker based on the statement.
DATE: 2016-08-19 | LENGTH: 05:40

How the Two Parties Lock Out Alternative Voices From the Debates
Media critic Jeff Cohen says there should be a full spectrum debate with varying points of view beyond the two candidates who are at their height of unpopularity
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 14:54

Few (If Any) Progressives on Clinton's Transition Team
Former financial regulator Bill Black explains how this will affect the policy she would pursue on the TPP, foreign policy, and the environment during her first term
DATE: 2016-08-17 | LENGTH: 16:04

Foreign Policy Analyst: Trump Doesn't Flip Flop, He Plays Roulette
Robert Naiman says real foreign policy would call out Saudi Arabia for its role in the rise of ISIS and the devastating war on Yemen
DATE: 2016-08-16 | LENGTH: 11:24

Anti-Muslim Policies Are Already in Place - Trump Just Makes It Explicit in Rhetoric
Scholar Arun Kundnani says Trump's new anti-Muslim proposals are mainstreaming the marginal far-right Islamophobes
DATE: 2016-08-16 | LENGTH: 10:29

Which Presidential Candidate Would Be More Favorable For Building an Independent Movement?
Henry Giroux and Paul Jay discuss why 'lesser evilism' is the wrong way to frame why who wins in November will matter for working people
DATE: 2016-08-15 | LENGTH: 16:31

Hillary Clinton's Magical Economy
Journalist Doug Henwood and PERI economist Robert Pollin: Hillary Clinton has been pushed to adopt Sanders's ideas about student debt and TPP, but her record gives no reason to believe they will ever be implemented
DATE: 2016-08-12 | LENGTH: 20:35

Trump Economic Advisor Took Billions In Auto Industry Bailout
Investigative reporter Greg Palast tells Paul Jay that John Paulson made billions in the mortgage market collapse and by holding the auto industry hostage for taxpayer money
DATE: 2016-08-09 | LENGTH: 10:57

Trump Adopts Reaganomics
Economist Robert Pollin and journalist Doug Henwood discuss the return to classical republican economics outlined by Trump
DATE: 2016-08-09 | LENGTH: 16:58

Robert Fitrakis: Sanders May Have Lost Due to Election Fraud
Robert Fitrakis says that the partisan firms which manage election data and technology targeted young Sanders supporters to ensure a Clinton victory
DATE: 2016-08-09 | LENGTH: 17:22

David Cobb: Real Political Revolution Goes Beyond Election Cycles
At the 2016 Green Party national convention, Move To Amend's Outreach Director says neither the Democratic or Republican candidates will challenge corporate personhood
DATE: 2016-08-08 | LENGTH: 24:48

Green Party VP Candidate on How Elections Can Advance People Power
From the 2016 Green Party national convention, Green Party Vice Presidential Candidate Ajamu Baraka says that though no party alone can advance revolutionary change, the Green Party presents an opportunity to push a radical electoral strategy
DATE: 2016-08-08 | LENGTH: 18:47

Baltimore City Council Advances Historic $15 Minimum Wage Bill
TRNN speaks to opponents and advocates of a measure that would raise the minimum wage in Baltimore to $15/hr by 2022
DATE: 2016-08-08 | LENGTH: 02:55

Will the 'Berniecrats' Help Progressives Take Power in November?
At the Green Party national convention in Houston, Green Party candidate for senate Arn Menconi says he choose not to work within the Democratic party because of its record in enabling corporate power and disastrous foreign policy
DATE: 2016-08-07 | LENGTH: 14:07

Jill Stein Defends Her Decision to Meet with Putin
Newly nominated Green Party presidential candidate Dr. Jill Stein speaks about her nomination and the allegations that she is anti-science
DATE: 2016-08-07 | LENGTH: 07:21

Cornel West on Third Parties and the Black Freedom Struggle
Dr. Cornel West says he endorsed Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein because he believes she supports justice, jobs, and Black solidarity
DATE: 2016-08-07 | LENGTH: 04:14

Down-ticket Green Party Candidate: Third Parties Can Reshape Local Politics
During the 2016 Green Party national convention, Green Party candidate for Texas county commissioner says an alternative party could help forge a break with the usual white liberal platform in her local district
DATE: 2016-08-07 | LENGTH: 14:22

Do Black Lives Matter for the Green Party?
At the 2016 US Green Party Convention in Houston, Bruce Dixon of the Georgia Green Party and Black Agenda Report says that Greens have learned from the Sanders movement that political change must be funded by ordinary people
DATE: 2016-08-06 | LENGTH: 23:55

Green Party Convention 2016: Cheri Honkala
At the 2016 US Green Party Convention in Houston, the 2012 US Vice Presidential Nominee likens voters' allegiance to the two party system to an abusive relationship (originally published on Facebook live)
DATE: 2016-08-05

Courts Rebuke Restrictive Voting Measures in Six States
The Nation's Ari Berman says despite recent victories, the gutting of the Voting Rights Act leaves the door open to further restrictive voting measures
DATE: 2016-08-04 | LENGTH: 08:39

Wilkerson: The Danger of a Clinton or Trump Presidency
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss Hillary Clinton's militarist track record and Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric
DATE: 2016-08-04 | LENGTH: 26:58

Colorado Green Party Senate Candidate: 'I'm Running to Stop Endless Wars'
Arn Menconi tells the Real News he's aiming to defeat his corporate-backed Democratic opponent by prioritizing the fight against climate change and income inequality
DATE: 2016-08-02 | LENGTH: 06:54

The Resurgent Movement for Public Education in the Obama Era
The Real News spoke to author and journalist Nikhil Goyal at last week's DNC about America's faltering education system and whether Democrats can bring about the change needed to fix it
DATE: 2016-08-02 | LENGTH: 06:53

Marc Lamont Hill: DNC Marginalized, Silenced, and Exploited the Bernie Sanders Movement
Marc Lamont Hill says that it is more important to address the interests of the exploited and the vulnerable than it is to elect a black or female president
DATE: 2016-08-01 | LENGTH: 09:30

Bernie Supporter at DNC: 'I Thought This Only Happened At Trump Rallies'
TRNN speaks to activists at the DNC who had their credentials taken by police. One said he was assaulted by someone while protesting during the convention
DATE: 2016-08-01 | LENGTH: 03:15

Can Jill Stein Capitalize on Alienated Sanders Delegates?
TRNN's Kwame Rose interviews Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein on the last day of the Democratic National Convention about why she thinks she can mobilize voters who were inspired by the Bernie Sanders campaign
DATE: 2016-07-31 | LENGTH: 15:38

Kshama Sawant Tells Rania Khalek Voting For the Lesser Evil Is What Brought Us Trump
Journalist Rania Khalek spoke to Seattle City Council Member and Socialist Alternative candidate Kshama Sawant on the final day of last week's DNC about the Democratic Party's inability to change, and what progressive voters must do about it
DATE: 2016-07-31 | LENGTH: 15:02

Thousands of Black Lives Matter Activists Protest During the DNC
March organizer Morgan Malachi tells TRNN's Kwame Rose the Democratic Party has not improved education, housing, or policing in Philadelphia
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 06:53

'Lesser of Two Evils' Argument Not Resonating with DNC Protestors's Ben Norton says grassroots movements will be more mobilized under a Republican candidacy
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 08:47

Sanders Delegates Stage Walkout in Protest of Clinton Nomination
TRNN and Shadowproof's Rania Khalek captured the historic walkout of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 42:26

Green Party Candidate Jill Stein Draws Crowd of Hundreds After DNC Walkout
TRNN and Shadowproof's Rania Khalek found Bernie supporters drawn to the message of the third party candidate, who railed against student debt, militarism, and called for a federal job creation program to confront climate change
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 09:43

National Nurses United: No Decision Yet Whether We'll Support Clinton
Katy Roemer and Martha Kuhl National Nurses United says there's a major disconnect between the delegates and the politicians, and the movement would continue even if Sanders became president - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 12:06

Sanders Delegates: We Can't Walk Away From the Fight Within the Democratic Party
Charles Lenchner and Jonathan Tasini defend Sanders's decision to call for unanimous support Clinton, and say the campaign showed it's possible for the people to take over the Democratic Party - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 15:23

Sanders Delegate Portia Boulger Expresses Grief After Call for Unanimous Support of Clinton
Portia Boulger and Charles Lenchner respond to Sanders and say their next step is to get involved in the down ticket races - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 14:20

Fight Within the Democratic Establishment or Build Third Parties?
T.M. Scruggs and Kwame Rose sit down with Paul Jay to discuss the Green Party and the role of a swing state strategy as opposed to symbolic candidacies in building an alternative to the Democratic Party - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 15:05

California Delegate: I Won't Work for Clinton
TRNN correspondent Kwame Rose and California delegate Roberto Alvarez say they felt deflated after Sanders called to support Clinton - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 18:57

Did Sanders Foreclose a Larger Revolt at the DNC?
Bernie Delegates Network founder Norman Solomon talks to Paul Jay about the fury of the Sanders delegates towards the national convention, and the possibility of mounting a challenge to Clinton in 2020 - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 16:35

Bernie Sanders Supporters Debate Backing Clinton
Andru Volinksy and Ron Abramson discuss whether Hillary Clinton will take up any of the issues that were at the forefront of the Sanders campaign - From TRNN's Livestream of the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 18:34

Actors and Activists Come to the Defense of Nina Turner
Celebrities Danny Glover and Susan Sarandon, among others, denounced the DNC Wednesday for allegedly barring former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner from the stage, as well as from nominating Bernie Sanders for president at the convention
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 31:49

DNC: Tim Kaine Speech
Tim Kaine full Speech at the DNC Convention July 27 2016
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 29:48

DNC: Joe Biden Speech
Joe Biden full Speech at the DNC Convention July 27 2016
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 17:57

DNC: President Obama Speech
President Obama full Speech at the DNC Convention July 27 2016
DATE: 2016-07-27 | LENGTH: 45:39

Bernie Delegate Network Press Conference
TRNN is at Bernie Delegate Press conference in Philadelphia where reps are addressing Debbie Wasserman Schultz and challenging the Tim Kaine VP pick
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 57:13

Bernie Sanders at DNC
Full Speech Bernie Sanders at DNC. July 25, 2016. Democratic National Convention 2016. Philadelphia.
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 32:14

Sanders Delegate: Political Revolution Can't End with Bernie
Reacting to Bernie's Monday night speech to the Democratic National Convention, California delegate Jamar Jefferson explains why he will reluctantly vote for Hillary Clinton in November
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 03:23

Sanders Delegate: Removal of Wasserman-Schultz Not Enough
Annie Vitters, a delegate for Bernie from Georgia, explains why the removal of the former Democratic National Committee Chairwoman is not enough to restore her faith in the party
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 03:24

Michelle Obama's Democractic convention speech
During her speech at the Democratic National Convention, First Lady Michelle Obama talked about raising her daughters under the spotlight of the White House and why America should vote for Hillary Clinton.
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 14:04

Sanders Campaign Manager: Now is the Time to Keep Pushing
Bernie Sanders's campaign manager Jeff Weaver gives his support to the Clinton nomination but says we have to keep the political movement going
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 02:41

Elizabeth Warren: Democratic Convention Speech
Massachusetts senator speaks in support of Hillary Clinton at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 20:21

What Will Sanders Delegates Do After Bernie's Call for Unity Behind Clinton?
Norman Solomon and Donna Smith of the Bernie Delegates Network, which has lead the fight to challenge DNC rules and proceedings, faced tough questioning from the press during the convention
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 12:02

TRNN Livestream of DNC Day 2
The Real News replays our livestream including interviews with Sanders delegates responding to Bernie's call to unanimously support Clinton's nomination
DATE: 2016-07-26 | LENGTH: 58:19

Tariq Ali: Brexit and Migration
At the Crossing Borders Conference in Greece, scholar and activist Tariq Ali says radical politics helps a great deal in pulling people away from reactionary solutions which appear temporarily convincing
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 18:41

Green Party Nominee Jill Stein Leads Rally Outside ‪DNC‬
Selected Real News Network coverage of the DNC in Philadelphia
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 16:58

Sanders Supporters React to Meeting with Sanders Ahead of his DNC Speech
Before Bernie Sanders addresses the Democratic National Convention, he met with his delegates and was booed after telling them to vote for Hillary Clinton
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 44:32

Bernie Sanders Supporters Booed Debbie Wasserman Schultz Off Convention Stage
Selected Real News Network coverage of the DNC in Philadelphia
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 04:19

Sanders supporters march on DNC
TRNN Producer Jaisal Noor interviews Bernie Sanders supporters as they prepare to march to city in Philadelphia during the first day of the DNC.
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 05:59

Portia Boulger, Featured in Viral Video Viewed by Millions, Explains her Anger at DNC
Boulger tells Paul Jay that DNC leadership attacked democracy itself; she still implores superdelegates to support Sanders or risk a Trump victory
DATE: 2016-07-25 | LENGTH: 13:25

After Trump's Fear and Security Speech, Damage Control at DNC?
Janet Redman and Annabel Park say the Democrats could galvanize support of those left out of the RNC by linking racial justice, economic justice, and the environmental movement
DATE: 2016-07-24 | LENGTH: 20:07

DNC - Protest Rally Day 1
TRNN replay of our coverage of today's protests at the DNC in Philadelphia, PA
DATE: 2016-07-24 | LENGTH: 45:53

How Progressive is Elizabeth Warren?
America's second favorite Senator has been campaigning for Hillary Clinton for weeks now after having said almost nothing about Bernie Sanders, which has some voters asking where her allegiance really lies
DATE: 2016-07-23 | LENGTH: 05:14

Many Sanders Delegates Ready to Fight Over VP Pick
Norman Solomon of Bernie Delegates Network says a survey shows many Sanders' delegates will openly oppose a right wing Clinton VP selection
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 18:53

Trump's Neo-Fascism Appeals to Victims of Obama/Clinton Economics
The failure of Obama/Clinton economic policies lends credibility to Trump's acceptance speech at the RNC, as he evokes images of "lawless black men and murderous illegal immigrants" - Bill Curry and Yvette Carnell in conversation with Paul Jay
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 28:12

Activists to Call for a Clean Energy Future at the DNC
Food and Water Watch executive director Wenonah Hauter says the people need to tell the Democratic establishment that it's too late for incremental changes to address the climate crisis
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 10:05

Trump Policy Will Unravel Traditional Neocons
Economist Michael Hudson says Trump's divergence from the conventional Republican platform is generating indignant punditry from neocons and neoliberals alike
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 12:01

The Bought-and-Paid-For Climate Denialism of Mike Pence
Janet Redman of the Institute for Policy Studies says Trump's VP willingness to fight regulation of emissions and accept millions in campaign contributions from the fossil fuel industry puts him squarely at odds with the interests of the American public
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 05:47

Jill Stein: 'The Politics of Fear has Delivered Everything We Were Afraid Of'
The Green Party's presumptive presidential nominee says the system is working overtime to disguise the fact that there are other candidates outside the two-parties who will stand up for the people's agenda that Bernie Sanders represented
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 13:07

People for Bernie Call For Civil Disobedience at the DNC
Charles Lenchner co-founder of People for Bernie tells Paul Jay that Sanders delegates understand the threat of the Republican party, but people should assert their democratic will and fight for the values they believe in
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 14:47

Protests Against Republican Party "War on Women"
Hours before Trump's acceptance speech, direct action group CODEPINK danced in the street to call for an end to GOP anti-women rhetoric and policies
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 04:16

Talking Turkey, Kurds and ISIS at the RNC
The American-Kurdish Information Network is at the RNC educating Republicans as well as protesters on America's problematic relationship with Turkey, and how a misguided diplomacy can help groups like ISIS
DATE: 2016-07-22 | LENGTH: 11:36

Robert Scheer: Neofascist Trump or Corporate Hawk Clinton Are No Choice at All
Truthdig editor in chief Bob Scheer tells Paul Jay that while Trump is a real fascist threat, people should consider voting for a third party rather than support Clinton
DATE: 2016-07-21 | LENGTH: 33:58

Trump Unifies GOP Around Far Right VP Pence, Who Calls for Projecting American Global Strength
Pence, who voted for the Iraq war and speaks of the need for greater militarization, extreme social conservatism and climate change denial, could play a powerful role in the Trump administration - Paul Jay with Bill Curry and Brian Tashman
DATE: 2016-07-21 | LENGTH: 19:02

Baltimore Cops React to RNC Sheriff David Clarke and Obama's Call for 'Goodwill and Open Hearts'
Retired police Neill Franklin and Michael Wood Jr. join new TRNN producer Kwame Rose and Paul Jay to discuss the recent killings of unarmed black men and police officers
DATE: 2016-07-21 | LENGTH: 25:22

Many Sanders Delegates Plan to Fight on DNC Platform and VP Pick
Progressive Democrats of America's Donna Smith says the Sanders delegates are prepared to continue to fight at the DNC
DATE: 2016-07-20 | LENGTH: 13:02

Jill Stein: RNC Celebrating the 'Theatre of the Absurd'
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein says the Republican National Convention is glorifying war abroad and the police state at home - it's about "Make America Hate Again"
DATE: 2016-07-20 | LENGTH: 14:52

Trump and the Enablers of American Authoritarianism (2/2)
Scholar Henry Giroux in conversation with Paul Jay says 'lesser evilism' is the wrong way to frame the elections - it's about what's better for the strategic interests of an independent people's struggle
DATE: 2016-07-20 | LENGTH: 23:07

Activists Highlight the Hypocrisy of Banning Tennis Balls but Allowing Guns at the RNC
The Brady Campaign and CODEPINK release 500 tennis balls at the gates of the Republican National Convention to draw attention to Ohio's open carry law
DATE: 2016-07-20 | LENGTH: 04:34

Protesters Build Human Wall Around the RNC
On Wednesday, people linked arms in protest of Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall between the United States and Mexico
DATE: 2016-07-20 | LENGTH: 02:04

Trump and the Fascistization of America (1/2)
Scholar Henry Giroux tells Paul Jay that Donald Trump is not an eccentric populist, but the representative of a neofascist politics that ignores evidence, believes truth is merely an opinion, and says dissent is unpatriotic
DATE: 2016-07-19 | LENGTH: 20:04

CAIR Protests Trump's Islamophobia at RNC
Officials from the nation's largest Muslim organization speak out against presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump, but also say that the Democrats' silence over Islamophobia gives them concern
DATE: 2016-07-19 | LENGTH: 04:52

Who is Trump VP Pick Indiana Governor Mike Pence?
Journalist Amber Stearns says Pence has close ties to Koch brothers-backed ALEC, enjoys popularity among Christian evangelical voters and Tea Party types, and is a friend of the coal industry
DATE: 2016-07-18 | LENGTH: 10:22

Airport Workers Call to Strike During DNC to Bring Attention to Worker's Struggles
Ronald Blount of the Philadelphia Taxi Alliance calls on the Democratic Party to join the fight for living wages, affordable housing, and good education
DATE: 2016-07-15 | LENGTH: 02:56

DNC Platform Retains Traditional Militarism, Shows Weakness of Anti-War Movement
Phyllis Bennis tells Paul Jay that the platform debates ignored the wars in Afghanistan, Syria, Iraq, and Yemen, and instead included a call to audit the Pentagon rather than cut the military budget
DATE: 2016-07-13 | LENGTH: 18:47

How Will Sanders's Endorsement Affect the Policy Fight at the Convention?
Billy Curry and Annabel Park discuss the significance of Bernie Sanders's endorsement of Clinton and the need for building an independent movement that can target reactionary Democrats in down ticket races
DATE: 2016-07-13 | LENGTH: 19:44

The Clinton Email Scandal Is About Double Standards, But Not In The Way House GOP Defines It
When FBI Director James Comey testified in front of the House Oversight Committee last week, Republicans decried double standards for the rich and powerful but said nothing about America's war on whistleblowers
DATE: 2016-07-12 | LENGTH: 05:27

Is the Real Scandal the Clinton Foundation?
Michael Hudson says the media has failed to look beyond the emails and into potential conflicts of interest during Hillary Clinton's tenure as Secretary of State
DATE: 2016-07-08 | LENGTH: 09:35

Sanders Policy Advisor: The Political Revolution Continues to Philadelphia
Bernie Sanders policy advisor Warren Gunnels says though there were losses in the DNC platform draft over TPP and fracking, there were victories for progressives over federal reserve policy, financial regulation, and the death penalty
DATE: 2016-07-05 | LENGTH: 16:18

Hillary Clinton's Emails and the Dangers of Conducting Diplomacy in Private
Bill Curry and Terry O'Neill join Paul Jay to discuss the FBI statement and the need for all government official's communications on public matters to be FOIA-able
DATE: 2016-07-05 | LENGTH: 15:22

Sanders Activist Says Progressives Should Not Accept Clinton as the Nominee Without Protest
Annabel Park tells Paul Jay that there should be no more excuses made for the Democratic Party ignoring the demands of its supporters
DATE: 2016-07-03 | LENGTH: 10:35

Progressive Democrats of America Executive Director: We Must Continue the Insurgency
Donna Smith of the Progressive Democrats of America tells Paul Jay that her organization will work very hard on the down ballot races instead of endorsing Hillary Clinton for president
DATE: 2016-07-03 | LENGTH: 16:42

Kendrick Sampson: The Movement is About Change from the People
The Vampire Diaries actor says he will continue to support the movement borne from the Bernie Sanders campaign
DATE: 2016-07-01 | LENGTH: 11:23

The Conflict is Between Wall Street and Main Street within the Democratic Party
Thanks to the Sanders movement, corporate interests in the Democratic Party are a little weaker now than a year ago, says Michael Lighty of National Nurses United
DATE: 2016-06-30 | LENGTH: 15:16

Democratic Party Platform: Lots of Hot Air on Climate Change
Janet Redman, who provided testimony at the DNC Platform Committee, and Wenonah Hauter, the executive director of Food & Water Watch, address the draft's shortcomings on the carbon tax, TPP, fracking, and fossil fuel extraction
DATE: 2016-06-30 | LENGTH: 17:30

Mass Arrests Expected at Republican and Democratic Conventions
Activist and author Kris Hermes and ACLU's Steve David discusses a recent victory against free speech restrictions on protests in Cleveland, and the long history of mass arrests and harassment against political speech
DATE: 2016-06-30 | LENGTH: 13:14

Clinton Forces Dominate DNC Platform, Demolishing Key Sanders Issues
Platform Committee positions Clinton so that she offends no one except Sanders' supporters, says Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report
DATE: 2016-06-28 | LENGTH: 09:37

Clinton Appointees to DNC Platform Didn't Support Positions Clinton Claims To Hold
Bill Black says Clinton appointees' lack of opposition to TPP, and lack of support for indexing the minimum wage to inflation, puts into question whether Clinton will be able to unify the party
DATE: 2016-06-28 | LENGTH: 12:16

Sanders Delegate: People Understand that the System Is Rigged in Favor of the Billionaire Class
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay that the corporate media won't take this message to the people, so we have to bring it directly to them
DATE: 2016-06-26 | LENGTH: 07:10

Sanders Delegate: Climate Change and the Israeli Occupation Must be Raised at the Convention
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay that a progressive victory in the White House must begin with wins at the local level
DATE: 2016-06-25 | LENGTH: 06:01

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: I Remain Concerned about Clinton's Interventionist Foreign Policy
Former DNC Vice Chairwoman Tulsi Gabbard and TRNN's Paul Jay discuss the foreign policy of Clinton and Trump, and whether the Democratic Party can free itself from the billionaire class
DATE: 2016-06-25 | LENGTH: 06:02

Sanders Delegate - If No Significant Concessions at Dem. Convention, Then There Will be Civil Disobedience Inside and Out
Carlos Ramirez-Rosa tells Paul Jay if Clinton doesn't 'move left' at the convention, 'protests and civil disobedience are not off the table'
DATE: 2016-06-24 | LENGTH: 10:15

Kshama Sawant: Attempting to Work Within The Democratic Party Only Stymies Outside Strategy
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Kshama Sawant tells Paul Jay that to create real political change, movements must abandon the Democratic Party
DATE: 2016-06-23 | LENGTH: 18:51

RoseAnn DeMoro: Sanders Campaign a Historic Source of Political Education
At The People's Summit in Chicago, Executive Director of National Nurses United Roseann DeMoro says that the Sanders campaign has made the immense influence of Wall Street on the Democratic Party apparent, and that many don't have faith that the party is reformable
DATE: 2016-06-21 | LENGTH: 10:05

Revolution Must Continue (2/2)
Paul Jay is joined by Yvette Carnell, founder at, and Salon columnist Bill Curry, discussing Sanders' address Thursday encouraging people to run at every level of government
DATE: 2016-06-18 | LENGTH: 14:25

Sanders: Defeat Trump, but Political Revolution Must Continue (1/2)
Paul Jay is joined by Yvette Carnell, founder at, and Salon columnist Bill Curry, discussing Sanders' address Thursday night about what he thinks the movement should do next
DATE: 2016-06-17 | LENGTH: 21:36

Why is Sanders Holding Back on Endorsing Clinton?
Norman Solomon of says Sanders should leverage his power to secure a suitable vice-presidential nominee that will defend a progressive platform
DATE: 2016-06-16 | LENGTH: 09:12

Clinton Wins DC, Sanders Still in the Fight
Bernie Sanders met with Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night but he did not endorse her; Sanders says he will continue to fight to reform the Democratic Party and insist on progressive objectives in the party platform
DATE: 2016-06-15 | LENGTH: 02:11

Mr. Sanders Goes to Washington: Obama Presiding Over "Not a Marriage, But a Truce"
Bill Curry, former Clinton White House Counsel, says Sanders has built an independent political movement that is going to hold the Democratic Party accountable to the base; what is required is a frank recognition of the policy differences between the base and the leadership
DATE: 2016-06-10 | LENGTH: 20:31

Sanders Continues Fight in DC
The Real News spoke to Bernie Sanders supporters at a rally in Washington, DC about the future of the people's movement, and whether people should bite their tongues and vote for Clinton or get behind a third party
DATE: 2016-06-10 | LENGTH: 06:51

Deconstructing the California Vote
Narda Zacchino says the Democratic Party machine was a factor in establishing rules that favored Clinton
DATE: 2016-06-09 | LENGTH: 13:11

Bob Scheer: Sanders' Accomplishments Miraculous, But The Movement Is About More Than Sanders
Robert Scheer says that the Sanders movement must develop a strategy to go beyond the convention and focus on electing progressives to Congress and state legislatures and supporting the Green Party
DATE: 2016-06-09 | LENGTH: 19:59

Danny Glover: Will the Sanders Movement Develop as an Independent Force?
Actor-activist Danny Glover and Paul Jay discuss how Sanders will balance stopping Trump with differences of interest and principal with Clinton
DATE: 2016-06-09 | LENGTH: 15:04

Clinton Wins California, the Struggle Continues says Sanders
Despite Hillary Clinton claiming victory in the Democratic race, rival Bernie Sanders tells supporters he will take demands for social, economic and racial justice to the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia
DATE: 2016-06-08 | LENGTH: 08:14

"Struggle Continues" Bernie Sanders California Primary Night Speech in Santa Monica, CA

DATE: 2016-06-08 | LENGTH: 15:29

Hillary Clinton California Primary Night Speech

DATE: 2016-06-08 | LENGTH: 17:58

Why Did Ryan Call Trump a Racist
Author Max Blumenthal says the Republican leadership is ready to concede the presidency as the battle moves to congress and State legislatures
DATE: 2016-06-08 | LENGTH: 05:59

Sanders Campaign Disputes Media Claims that Clinton is Presumptive Nominee
The Associated Press reported Monday that Hillary Clinton is the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee, but the Sanders campaign points out super delegates can still change their minds
DATE: 2016-06-07 | LENGTH: 03:08

Sanders or Clinton: Who Should "Unite" the Democratic Party?
Paul Jay hosts a debate between Clinton backer Paul Hodes and Sanders supporter Jeff Cohen on the eve of the California primary
DATE: 2016-06-06 | LENGTH: 25:27

Clinton Fuelled a Crisis in Haiti: Why Is Nobody Talking About It?
Hillary Clinton is to blame for Martelly's disastrous presidency, says Nikolas Barry-Shaw of the Institute for Justice & Democracy in Haiti
DATE: 2016-06-03 | LENGTH: 09:04

Could The Anti-Trump Latino Vote Tip the Scales in the California Primary?
Bernie Sanders has broken with Obama's legacy of record deportations, which could earn him the support of Latinos who have mobilized against Trump, says writer Gabriel San Roman
DATE: 2016-06-03 | LENGTH: 08:22

Sanders Draws Huge Crowds in California While Clinton Holds Exclusive Meetings With Black Leadership Class
The rift between Black millennials and the Black political leadership class is widening ahead of the California primary, says Margaret Prescod, host and producer of Sojourner Truth
DATE: 2016-06-02 | LENGTH: 17:41

What Can Sanders' Five Representatives Achieve at the DNC?
Bernie Sanders has appointed five progressive activists and thinkers to the Democratic platform writing committee, hoping to radically change political discussion within the party
DATE: 2016-06-01 | LENGTH: 05:48

Democratic Nomination Battle is Not Over Yet
Jeff Cohen of says against the mainstream media's dismissal of Sanders, millions of people now reject democratic party establishment and the movement behind him will continue to grow
DATE: 2016-05-25 | LENGTH: 09:23

Bernie Sanders and the Widening Political Spectrum
Jeff Cohen of says Sanders has broken through mainstream media and proven the existence of the progressive left by running as a Democratic candidate
DATE: 2016-05-25 | LENGTH: 05:13

Will Sanders Appointees Shake Up the Convention?
Rania Khalek of the Electronic Intifada says that the Sanders campaign can either play a ceremonial part in the Democratic National Convention as the establishment wants, or use its five representatives on the platform committee to rock the boat
DATE: 2016-05-25 | LENGTH: 08:40

Unions and the Sanders/Clinton Split (2/2)
Fred Mason, head of the Maryland/DC AFL-CIO, tells Paul Jay there's a war going on in America on workers, and that what we need are working class warriors
DATE: 2016-05-25 | LENGTH: 16:52

Unions and the Sanders/Clinton Split (1/2)
Fred Mason, head of the Maryland/DC AFL-CIO, says unions struggle against anti-worker legislation in Annapolis despite its overwhelmingly Democratic Senate and House of Delegates
DATE: 2016-05-23 | LENGTH: 21:58

The Libertarian Challenge to Trump
Nick Gillespie, editor of and, says instead of "making America great again," Trump's policies will expand government and create a police state
DATE: 2016-05-11 | LENGTH: 08:47

Indiana Primary: Trump Knocks Out Cruz & Sanders Upsets Clinton
Emerging victorious in Indiana, billionaire Donald Trump has all but secured the Republican nomination, meanwhile Sanders vows to fight for every vote and keeping campaigning into the Democratic convention
DATE: 2016-05-04 | LENGTH: 04:12

Sanders Supporters on Road to Insurrection in Democratic Party?
Bill Curry, former advisor to President Bill Clinton, says the gulf between the Sanders' base and the Democratic Party elite on a broad range of issues could lead to fissure with the Party leadership
DATE: 2016-05-01 | LENGTH: 17:26

Lucifer, Trump and Who's Behind the GOP Factions?
Former Clinton advisor Bill Curry says most of the Establishment likes neo-liberal predictability and continuity, they don't trust Trump and could prefer Clinton; some GOP politicians are supporting Trump's populist fascism
DATE: 2016-04-29 | LENGTH: 13:49

Trump Embraces Israel and Promotes "Western Civilization"
Phyllis Bennis says Trump pulls back from the language of regime change, but threatens Iran and promises to make America great again
DATE: 2016-04-28 | LENGTH: 10:49

Why Westminster Votes Conservative
The Real News spoke to voters in the predominantly white, Republican town of Westminster in Carroll County, MD about establishment politics, race and drugs
DATE: 2016-04-27 | LENGTH: 07:58

Maryland Primary Election Coverage
TRNN Replay of the Maryland primary election
DATE: 2016-04-27 | LENGTH: 50:43

Hypersegregation Is At the Root of Baltimore's Public Health Crises
Margaret Flowers, Joshua Harris, and Lawrence Brown discuss the severity of Baltimore's public health issues and the Green Party's strategy for confronting present-day structural racism in the upcoming municipal elections
DATE: 2016-04-27 | LENGTH: 17:29

Jamal Bryant on Whether Bernie Can Break Through in Baltimore
Paul Jay speaks to Rev. Jamal Bryant about the upcoming Maryland Presidential Primary and why Sanders is not gaining more support from black voters in Baltimore
DATE: 2016-04-26 | LENGTH: 07:57

Baltimore Workers on Elections and Independent Politics
A group of Baltimore workers discuss the Sanders and Clinton campaigns and the need for an independent workers movement
DATE: 2016-04-26 | LENGTH: 46:12

Krugman Ignores Economic Evidence to Slight Sanders
Economist Gerald Epstein says Paul Krugman misrepresented economic evidence about the 2008 financial crisis and underestimated Sanders' plan to rein in the big banks
DATE: 2016-04-25 | LENGTH: 11:25

Sanders Supporters Explain Their Commitment to the "Political Revolution"
TRNN speaks with attendees of Bernie Sanders' Baltimore rally
DATE: 2016-04-24 | LENGTH: 07:37

Danny Glover Speaks at Bernie Sanders Rally in Baltimore
Actor, activist Danny Glover's speech at the Bernie Sanders rally in Baltimore Maryland
DATE: 2016-04-24 | LENGTH: 06:15

Kendrick Sampson Speaks at Bernie Sanders Rally
Actor, activist Kendrick sampson speaking in Baltimore at the Bernie Sanders rally
DATE: 2016-04-24 | LENGTH: 08:06

Kwame Rose Speaks at Bernie Sanders Rally
Activist Kwame Rose's speech at the Bernie Sanders rally in Baltimore Maryland
DATE: 2016-04-24 | LENGTH: 12:42

Bernie Sanders and Danny Glover Exclusive on The Real News
In an exclusive interview with TRNN, Bernie Sanders says Clinton will have to defy the oligarchs if she is to earn active campaigners from his supporters
DATE: 2016-04-23 | LENGTH: 11:55

Six Thousand Attend Sanders Rally In Baltimore: The Full Video of the Speech
In a speech in Downtown Baltimore, Bernie Sanders speaks on how his campaign has confronted the Democratic Party Establishment
DATE: 2016-04-23 | LENGTH: 00:00

Bernie Sanders Joins Baltimore Community Panel on the Challenges Facing Youth of Color
Bernie Sanders, Danny Glover, Dr. Jamal Bryant, and Ben Jealous visit Baltimore's Carter Memorial Church to unpack the failures of public education, mass incarceration, unemployment, and drug addiction
DATE: 2016-04-23 | LENGTH: 47:23

Tulsi Gabbard Stumps for Sanders and Attacks Clinton's Syria Policy
In Baltimore, TRNN questions Sanders supporters about his path to victory and chances of defeating a Republican opponent in November
DATE: 2016-04-22 | LENGTH: 04:03

Hillary Clinton's Interventionist Tendencies
Former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell Col. Larry Wilkerson says that regime change in Libya was pushed by then-Secretary of State Clinton
DATE: 2016-04-20 | LENGTH: 07:12

Sanders Constituency Will Shape U.S. Politics for the Next Decade
Bhaskar Sunkara, editor of Jacobin magazine, says the goal of Sanders' campaign is about laying forth a set of policies and ideals to build a new set of politics
DATE: 2016-04-20 | LENGTH: 10:30

Voting Rules and Big Unions Favor Clinton in New York Primary
Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report, tells Paul Jay the best thing to come out of this race is a fracturing of the electoral duopoly
DATE: 2016-04-19 | LENGTH: 16:47

Over Three Million New Yorkers Can't Vote
Shyla Nelson of Election Justice USA says voters are awaiting a decision in the lawsuit demanding an open New York primary, while Ari Berman of the Nation says New York's voting laws are some of the most restrictive in the country
DATE: 2016-04-19 | LENGTH: 10:55

Sanders Vows to Fight Until the Convention Despite New York Loss
Despite Hillary Clinton's double digit win in New York State, the Sanders campaign insists they have a path to victory in the Democratic primary
DATE: 2016-04-19 | LENGTH: 03:44

Clinton Supporter Elijah Cummings Agrees with Sanders On Getting Money Out of Politics
TRNN speaks with Maryland Congressman Elijah Cummings on Day 4 of the Democracy Spring demonstration
DATE: 2016-04-18 | LENGTH: 09:59

The Democratic Presidential Candidates on U.S. Foreign Policy
Ray McGovern, former Army Captain and CIA presidential briefer discusses the foreign policy of Clinton and Sanders
DATE: 2016-04-18 | LENGTH: 43:53

Black Voters and the New York Primary
Historian Gerald Horne tells Paul Jay that the fear of the racist right drives black voters to support Hillary Clinton
DATE: 2016-04-17 | LENGTH: 24:07

Sanders Vs. Clinton on Israel's 2014 Attacks on Gaza
Ali Abunimah of Electronic Intifada says that in spite of the mounting denunciation of Israel's war on Gaza in 2014, Hillary Clinton continues to defend it
DATE: 2016-04-15 | LENGTH: 13:44

Clinton Vs. Sanders on Big Banks (1/2)
Bill Black, adviser to Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton supporter Paul Hodes discuss whether the Dodd-Frank legislation is effective at preventing systemic risk from Wall Street monopolies
DATE: 2016-04-15 | LENGTH: 25:34

What Is Hillary Clinton's Real Position on the $15 Minimum Wage?
The Nation's Michelle Chen says if Clinton supports a $12 minimum wage, she should just come right out and say it
DATE: 2016-04-15 | LENGTH: 12:48

Clinton Vs. Sanders on Big Banks (2/2)
Bill Black, advisor to Bernie Sanders, and Hillary Clinton supporter Paul Hodes discuss whether the Sanders proposal to break up big banks is sufficient to control systemic fraud and corruption on Wall Street
DATE: 2016-04-15 | LENGTH: 30:42

Bernie Sanders vs. Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton face off in Brooklyn, NY in their 9th Democratic debate
DATE: 2016-04-14 | LENGTH: 25:23

Sanders' Climate Change Plan Endorsed by Economists Studying Carbon Tax Initiatives
TRNN Replay: Mark Paul of the University of Massachusetts Amherst says Sanders' plan is consistent with the IPCC's recommendation to reduce emissions by 40 percent, while Clinton's is more rhetoric
DATE: 2016-04-14 | LENGTH: 14:26

ACLU Demands Pocomoke Hold New Election After Machine "Malfunction"
Proposal to mail absentee ballots to voters after ballot discrepancy in 1st district race would violate voting laws says civil rights group
DATE: 2016-04-11 | LENGTH: 04:10

Clinton vs. Sanders: A New York Proxy Debate
Prominent supporters of Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders - NOT the candidates themselves - will debate the crucial issues at stake in the upcoming New York primary.
DATE: 2016-04-09 | LENGTH: 50:35

Underdogs Sanders and Cruz Win the Wisconsin Primaries
Senators Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders score upset victories against their front-runner opponents
DATE: 2016-04-06 | LENGTH: 01:51

Will Poverty, Inequity Sway Black Wisconsin Voters Toward Sanders?
TRNN visits Milwaukee on the eve of the Wisconsin primary to learn about issues critical to the area's African American community and understand how they will be voting
DATE: 2016-04-05 | LENGTH: 05:43

Thousands Rally for Sanders Ahead of Critical Wisconsin Primary
TRNN speaks to some of the thousands who attended a Bernie Sanders rally, two days before voters head to the polls in Wisconsin
DATE: 2016-04-03 | LENGTH: 07:29

Green Party Senate Candidate Removed From Debate Stage
After Maryland Green Party candidate Margaret Flowers was escorted off the debate stage at last night's forum just outside of Baltimore, she talked to the Real News about the two-party system's chokehold on democracy and her decision to protest it
DATE: 2016-03-30 | LENGTH: 03:48

Is Arizona Voting Chaos a Warning for Upcoming Elections?
Ari Berman, senior contributing writer for the Nation, discusses repeal of the Voting Rights Act and the possible two-tiered democracy developing between blue and red states
DATE: 2016-03-30 | LENGTH: 08:01

What Trump's Campaign Reveals About Race and Voting
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of, says that Donald Trump's campaign can teach us about the role of race in American elections
DATE: 2016-03-29 | LENGTH: 08:13

Candidates Miss the Mark on Brussels Attacks
Vijay Prashad analyzes the top candidates' responses to the attacks in Belgium
DATE: 2016-03-28 | LENGTH: 08:49

After A String of Victories, Sanders Opens Maryland Campaign HQ
Former NAACP head Ben Jealous, national press secretary Symone Sanders, local activists and elected officials discuss the Sanders campaign at the Freddie Gray Youth Empowerment Center
DATE: 2016-03-28 | LENGTH: 06:23

Sanders Gains Momentum with Landslide Victories in Alaska, Hawaii, and Washington State
Re-energized by his latest triumphs, Sanders and his base prepare for upcoming primaries that could determine the Democratic nominee
DATE: 2016-03-27 | LENGTH: 05:09

Sanders Picks Up Delegates But Faces Uphill Battle
Sanders picked up 16 more delegates than Clinton on Tuesday night, but faces an uphill battle to the nomination, says Co-Founder Norman Solomon.
DATE: 2016-03-24 | LENGTH: 06:06

Corporate Media Tries to Bury Sanders Before He's Dead
Sanders still has a fighting chance if he routs Clinton in key, upcoming races, says award-winning author Robert McChesney
DATE: 2016-03-24 | LENGTH: 05:52

Sanders Campaign Could Win In Spite of Corporate Media Spin
Robert W. McChesney, Prof. of Media and Communications, University of Illinois, says that Sanders has a good fighting chance to secure the Democratic nomination in spite of the traditional media's effort to undermine his success
DATE: 2016-03-20 | LENGTH: 04:50

Is Trump Only Gaining Strength While Inciting Violence? columnist Bill Curry says the presidential election is a battle for the votes of the dispossessed whose interests are not being served by Democratic or Republican elite
DATE: 2016-03-17 | LENGTH: 14:53

Sanders Path to Victory Blocked by Media and Party Elites
Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class
DATE: 2016-03-17 | LENGTH: 12:49

Hillary Goes to AIPAC, Should Bernie?
Larry Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Secretary of State Colin Powell, offers unsolicited advice to Bernie Sanders on whether he should speak at AIPAC
DATE: 2016-03-16 | LENGTH: 06:38

Sanders Must Change Language from Occupy to Black Lives Matter
Kamau K. Franklin and Lawrence Brown say Sanders must find a way to break through with Black voters if he wants a chance to win the nomination
DATE: 2016-03-16 | LENGTH: 16:48

Who is Defending the Rights of Women - Sanders vs Clinton
Suzanna Walters says Clinton has a record of defending women and is the better candidate; Jan Rodolfo says Sanders Medicare for All and other policies that promote economic equality is what women really need
DATE: 2016-03-16 | LENGTH: 17:17

Will Republican Elite Coalesce Around Trump or Sabotage Him to Save the GOP?
Thomas Ferguson and Max Blumenthal dissect Trump and the elites that control the Republican Party
DATE: 2016-03-16 | LENGTH: 19:46

Sanders and His Supporters Should Now Call for a Real Political Revolution
Jeff Cohen says the challenge for Sanders supporters is to continue the campaign for the nomination and take the movement beyond the man, finding ways to fight Trump without giving up their independence from the Democratic Party
DATE: 2016-03-16 | LENGTH: 10:42

The Sanders Speech the Networks Didn't Show You
CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC kept "analyzing", ignoring Sanders' speech
DATE: 2016-03-16 | LENGTH: 57:34

Newly Enfranchised Ex-Offenders Eager to Vote
Ex-offenders, who recently received the right to vote in Maryland, discuss using their power as a new voting bloc to ensure their interests are addressed.
DATE: 2016-03-14 | LENGTH: 26:15

Thousands Shut Down Trump Rally in Chicago
TRNN speaks to protesters who say they oppose Trump's racist rhetoric that incites violence like that they witnessed on Friday.
DATE: 2016-03-11 | LENGTH: 03:13

Bernie Vs. Hillary: Who Will Stop the Fracking?'s Steve Horn says Hillary has received over $4.5 million in campaign funds from the fossil fuel industry and that stops her from pulling the plug on fracking
DATE: 2016-03-10 | LENGTH: 11:19

Sanders Says Clinton Charges are Fabrications
Media critic Jeff Cohen praises Sanders for calling out Hillary for saying he stood with Minutemen vigilantes. Correction: Delegates in the Democratic primaries are awarded proportionally
DATE: 2016-03-10 | LENGTH: 12:48

Clinton and Sanders Spar over Coups and Deportations
Scholar Meleiza Figueroa says that by evoking the history of US interventions in Latin America, Sanders offered a "teachable moment" for the American people
DATE: 2016-03-10 | LENGTH: 10:16

Univision Democratic Presidential Debate
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders clash on immigration, healthcare, and the economy leading up to Florida primaries
DATE: 2016-03-10 | LENGTH: 04:05

After Historic Michigan Win, is Bernie Now "Electable"?
Professor Kathy Donohue says Democrats are making a dangerous mistake by ignoring the lessons of 1968
DATE: 2016-03-09 | LENGTH: 06:05

Clinton Misleads Voters on Sanders' Support for the Auto Bailout Ahead of Michigan Primary
Frank Hammer and Rev. Bullock Discuss Clinton and Sanders Positions on Jobs, Flints' Water and Trade, as Michigan Voters Head to the Polls on Tuesday
DATE: 2016-03-07 | LENGTH: 19:47

Galbraith: Attack on Sander's Economic Plan By Former Chairs of the Council of Economic Advisors Irresponsible
Professor James K. Galbraith, author of INEQUALITY, says the attacks were politically motivated assertions without evidence, and it was professionally irresponsible to criticize a fellow economist without having done the critical work
DATE: 2016-03-04 | LENGTH: 12:31

Veterans To Trump: End Hate Speech
Iraq War Veteran and Purple Heart recipient Zach Choate says he was kicked out of a Trump event this week to say no to racism, Islamophobia, and xenophobia
DATE: 2016-03-04 | LENGTH: 08:20

Is Trump's Wall Possible?
President Trump is saying that he will only support legislation for children immigrants (DACA) if Democrats agree to support $13 billion for a fortified border wall. Leaving aside the usefulness and policy implications of such a wall, what are its logistics? We replay an analysis from March 2016
DATE: 2016-03-04 | LENGTH: 02:37

Trump Says Mexican Auto Industry to Blame for Detroit's Economic Hardship
Ahead of the Michigan primary, Trump promises to return jobs to Motor City, but his plan would further suppress wages, say former UAW leader Frank Hammer and EPI's Jeff Faux
DATE: 2016-03-04 | LENGTH: 10:32

What Will it Take for the Candidates to Talk About Public Education?
Nikhil Goyal, author of Schools on Trial, compares Sanders and Clinton education platforms and responds to the calls of the leading Republican candidates to abolish the Department of Education
DATE: 2016-03-03 | LENGTH: 07:15

Brokered Conventions and Party Breaks Ups Would Make Tuesday Truly Super
Glen Ford, executive editor and founder of was back for this installment of The Ford Report in which he talked about the potential value to progressive movements should Trump and Sanders supporters break from their parties.
DATE: 2016-03-01 | LENGTH: 07:24

Former Bush Treasury Official Agrees with Sanders on Breaking Up the Big Banks
Economist Gerald Epstein says President of Minneapolis Federal Reserve Neel KashKari's Support of Bernie's Banking Policy is Both Surprising and Welcome
DATE: 2016-03-01 | LENGTH: 05:54

Max Blumenthal: GOP Elite Prefer Losing the White House over a Trump Presidency
Author and Journalist Max Blumenthal Says the Republican Party Can't Stop the Monster their Policies Helped Birth
DATE: 2016-03-01 | LENGTH: 18:13

Trump Dominates Super Tuesday by Channeling Resentment
Frances Fox Piven & James Early talk with Paul Jay about Trump's appeal to sections of the white working class
DATE: 2016-03-01 | LENGTH: 29:26

Loyalty to Obama Drives Black Voter Support for Clinton
Lawrence Brown & Robert Greene discuss why Sanders is having trouble gaining support amongst black voters in the South
DATE: 2016-03-01 | LENGTH: 20:58

Sanders Wins Four States, No "Knock Out" for Clinton
Bhaskar Sunkara and Paul Jay discuss the significance of Bernie Sanders remaining competitive in the Democratic Primary
DATE: 2016-03-01 | LENGTH: 20:43

The 2016 Elections Will be Pivotal in the Fight Against Climate Change
PERI's Robert Pollin and Thomas Herndon say Hillary is a proponent of fracking as a solution to climate change
DATE: 2016-02-29 | LENGTH: 06:40

Clinton supporters exhilarated over South Carolina win
Supporters for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton hope her massive win against Bernie Sanders in South Carolina will help solidify her as the party's nominee
DATE: 2016-02-28 | LENGTH: 01:02

Feeling the Bern Become a Flame
Jacobin founder Bhaskar Sunkara discusses the strategies needed to keep the energy of the Sanders campaign thriving beyond presidential politics
DATE: 2016-02-27 | LENGTH: 14:44

Inside South Carolina Barbershops Ahead of the South Carolina Primary
Rapper Killer Mike & former Ohio State Senator Nina Turner attempt to persuade South Carolina black voters to support Sanders for President, saying his goals are more in line with African-American freedom fighters
DATE: 2016-02-27 | LENGTH: 05:35

Who is the Better Candidate for Black Voters?
Veteran social and political activist Dr. Ron Daniels argues that Sanders' campaign vision for a more progressive America will benefit African Americans
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 18:24

Democratic Candidates Emphasize Racial Justice Ahead of Super Tuesday
Phd student Robert Greene argues that there are a lot of major fights going on in the state and local level that progressives have to be a part of, because the future of progressivism is inextricably linked with the future of the American South
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 10:22

How the Democratic Candidates Can Adopt a More Progressive Immigration Platform
Author and activist David Bacon says increasing deportations will not increase wages, but strengthening unions and workers' rights and raising the minimum wage will
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 13:19

How People's Movements Fueled the Sanders Candidacy
Prof. Frances Fox Piven says movements bring up issues that politicians left to themselves would ignore - and it's the movements like Fight for 15 and Black Lives Matter that make Bernie Sanders a credible candidate
DATE: 2016-02-26 | LENGTH: 13:18

Can Sanders Win Over South Carolina's Black Working Class Vote?
Attorney Kamau Franklin says Bernie Sanders needs to make greater strides to get his message out to Black Voters in the south in order to have a shot at the Democratic nomination
DATE: 2016-02-25 | LENGTH: 08:30

Sanders Hits a Brick Wall with the Black Vote
Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says the majority of the black vote is wedded to Clinton and the right-wing of the Democratic Party in national elections despite being more left-wing on actual issues
DATE: 2016-02-23 | LENGTH: 07:55

Sanders Earns Endorsement of Nevada's Largest County's Black Caucus
Yvette Williams, Chair and Founder of the Clark County Black Caucus, says Sanders is pushing the Democratic party towards policy positions more in the interest of Black Americans
DATE: 2016-02-20 | LENGTH: 08:45

A Theme Park for Democracy
TRNN Replay: The first states to caucus in the U.S. primaries are supposed to spearhead a proud American tradition of democratic rule. The Real News went out to Iowa to see how much of that was true.
DATE: 2016-02-20 | LENGTH: 13:08

Sanders' Campaign Could Split The Democratic Party
Paul Heideman says Sanders campaign could lead to a split in the Democratic Party over the issue of moneyed interests dominating the party leadership
DATE: 2016-02-18 | LENGTH: 12:16

Can Sanders Distinguish Himself From Clinton on Foreign Policy?
Institute for Policy Studies' Peter Certo says if Bernie Sanders wants political revolution, it doesn't just mean taking our economy back from the billionaires; it means taking our foreign policy back from the carpet bombers.
DATE: 2016-02-18 | LENGTH: 09:41

Days of Revolt: The Problem
In this episode of teleSUR's Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party candidate Jill Stein diagnose the problems plaguing US politics, highlighting the dysfunction of a two-party system dominated by corporate interests.
DATE: 2016-02-15 | LENGTH: 26:53

Sanders vs Clinton on Climate Change
PERI Director Robert Pollin says that while Sanders is more likely to take on the fossil fuel industry, neither he nor Clinton go far enough
DATE: 2016-02-15 | LENGTH: 08:58

TRNN in Hampshire: Trump's Wall Proposal and the Dehumanization of Mexicans
Mexico City congressman Agustin Barrios-Gomez discusses the history of the U.S.-Mexican relationship in the context of immigration policy
DATE: 2016-02-15 | LENGTH: 20:34

Democratic Debate: Sanders Attacks Clinton-Kissinger Vision for Perpetual War
Clinton favors war and regime change over negotiations and diplomacy says Phyllis Bennis, author of "Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer."
DATE: 2016-02-14 | LENGTH: 15:51

Congressional Black Caucus PAC Puts Up a Firewall for Clinton
Kamau Franklin says the Clintons have played a major role in destabilizing black communities through the welfare reform act, crime legislation, and economic policy
DATE: 2016-02-13 | LENGTH: 10:32

Sanders Campaign Takes Up Issue of Police Brutality in Erica Garner Ad
Attorney Kamau Franklin says Bernie Sanders has gone further than most mainstream candidates in the past 20 or 30 years on accountability for police brutality
DATE: 2016-02-13 | LENGTH: 06:49

Clinton Could Still Win NH: Why Does Our Electoral System Allow For That?
Journalist Ashley Smith explains how Democrats in the 1970s managed to reform their electoral system into something that looks democratic, but ultimately lets party officials and super delegates decide who can and can't run for president
DATE: 2016-02-13 | LENGTH: 05:01

The Left, Bernie Sanders and Reparations
University of Pennsylvania political scientist Adolph Reed discusses his support for Bernie Sanders, his previous lack of support for Barack Obama and his critique of the movement for reparations
DATE: 2016-02-12

PBS NewsHour Democratic Debate
PBS NewsHour hosted the sixth Democratic Presidential Primary Debate sanctioned by the Democratic National Committee on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2016 at the main campus of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
DATE: 2016-02-12 | LENGTH: 55:38

Running From the Climate Challenge
Chris Williams of Pace University and Michael Oppenheimer of Princeton University say the presidential candidates have not given the issue of climate change the attention it merits given that the future of humanity is at stake
DATE: 2016-02-12 | LENGTH: 23:23

Bernie Sanders and Reparations
University of Pennsylvania political scientist Adolph Reed discusses his support for Bernie Sanders, his previous lack of support for Barack Obama, and his critique of the movement for reparations
DATE: 2016-02-12 | LENGTH: 07:09

What Does the Supreme Court EPA Stay Mean for Ohio?
Energy analyst Cathy Kunkle and Daniel Sawmiller of Sierra Club analyze the $7 billion utility hike and regulatory challenges facing Ohio residents
DATE: 2016-02-11 | LENGTH: 13:13

TRNN in New Hampshire: Parties Facing Potential Crisis of Young Voter Base
Ellen Ratner of Talk Media News say we could soon begin to see the destruction of the two dominant parties
DATE: 2016-02-11

TRNN in New Hampshire: Can Change Come From Within the Democratic Party?
TRNN's Paul Jay and journalist Chris Hedges debate the significance of Bernie Sanders' campaign in the 2016 presidential race
DATE: 2016-02-11 | LENGTH: 13:42

Women's Issues and the Democratic Campaigns
Former NH Representative Sylvia Gale and a supporter of the Sanders campaigns weigh in on how women are approaching the Sanders and Clinton campaigns
DATE: 2016-02-11

TRNN in Hampshire: Unions, the Iraq War, and Healthcare
Former President of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO Mark Mckenzie discusses his enthusiasm for Sanders, and mayor of Miami Beach Philip explains why he is vouching for Clinton
DATE: 2016-02-11

TRNN in Hampshire: Social Security
Patrick Carroll of National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare discusses where the candidates lie on the issue
DATE: 2016-02-11

TRNN in New Hampshire: Socialism in the Public Conversation
Jonathan Tasini, author of "The Essential Bernie Sanders," says Bernie Sanders has helped open up the public conversation about socialism and demystified it for the younger generation
DATE: 2016-02-11

TRNN in New Hampshire: Clinton's Record on Healthcare, Iraq, and Climate Change
Richard Swett, author of National Climate Policy for Presidential Candidates, says he's endorsing Clinton because of her record on these issues
DATE: 2016-02-11

Foreign Policy, Trump Style
Col. Larry Wilkerson says he's amused by Trump's understanding of foreign policy, but Trump still understands those issues better than other Republican candidates despite his "idiotic pronouncements" on other matters.
DATE: 2016-02-11 | LENGTH: 07:20

TRNN in New Hampshire: Fear, Ignorance Drives Resistance to Immigration Reform
Hector Salamanca Arroyo of the AFSC talks immigration reform and says which candidates will close immigration detention centers - from TRNN's live coverage of the New Hampshire primary
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 15:42

TRNN in New Hampshire: Former Clinton Advisor Defends Hillary's Foreign Policy Record
Elizabeth Frawley Bagley, who served as the Ambassador to Portugal from 1994 to 1997, says Hillary Clinton exhibits "smart power" despite mistakes - from TRNN's live coverage of the New Hampshire primary
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 14:15

TRNN in New Hampshire: Cold War Rhetoric, Sander's Candidacy, and the Women's Vote
Ellen Ratner of Talk Radio News says its the vision and not the identity of the candidates that is resonating with young voters - from TRNN's live coverage of the New Hampshire primary
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 07:06

TRNN in New Hampshire: Voices of the Voters
Registered Democrats and Republicans explain why they cast their vote for the candidate of their choice - from TRNN's live coverage of the New Hampshire primary
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 09:25

TRNN in New Hampshire: Sanders Supporters Celebrate Sweeping Success
TRNN speaks with Sanders supporters in NH and asks whether his campaign should adopt a more aggressive approach when challenging Clinton's record
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 06:34

TRNN in New Hampshire: How Campaign Contributions Shape Candidates
Journalist Doug Henwood responds to the claim that Hillary Clinton is not influenced by big donors - from TRNN's live coverage of the New Hampshire primary
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 18:13

Fire in the Belly: Black Arts in Baltimore with Rosiland Cauthen
Artist and educator Rosiland Cauthen of the Kuumba Collective in Baltimore, MD talks about her work, the politics of art, and the continuing impact of the Black Arts Movement
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 13:28

TRNN in New Hampshire: Debating Hillary Clinton's Record on Finance
Former NH Congressman Paul Hodes, who voted against the bank bailout, explains why he supports Hillary Clinton based on her policies toward finance - from TRNN's live coverage of the New Hampshire primary
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 29:56

TRNN in New Hampshire: Trump's Senior Policy Advisor Defends Curbing Immigration
Stephen Miller argues that wall blocking immigrants is the best option for American workers and defends Trump as an anti-interventionist - from TRNN's live coverage of New Hampshire
DATE: 2016-02-10 | LENGTH: 34:49

Sanders: Revolution Needed from Below
TRNN speaks to New Hampshire voters two days before the first primary of 2016
DATE: 2016-02-07 | LENGTH: 08:31

NYT Endorsement of Hillary Not Surprising Since It Buried Bernie's Presidential Bid
Media critic Jeff Cohen says two days of Washington Post editorials attacking Sanders show we can expect more attacks on Bernie by the corporate media
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 08:06

Sanders vs. Clinton on Wall St. Reform
Former financial regulator Bill Black and Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal take on the policies of the two contenders for the Democratic nomination
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 19:13

Could Sanders Deliver on Medicare for All?
Green Party candidates Dr. Jill Stein and Dr. Margaret Flowers say the way to a single payer system is not through the Affordable Care Act or the Democratic Party
DATE: 2016-02-04 | LENGTH: 16:48

Is Clinton "A Progressive Who Gets Stuff Done"?
Media critic Jeff Cohen says the media is failing to challenge Hillary Clinton's claim to be a progressive reformer
DATE: 2016-02-03 | LENGTH: 12:07

Donald Trump Post Iowa Speech

DATE: 2016-02-02 | LENGTH: 03:20

Hillary Clinton Post Iowa Speech

DATE: 2016-02-02 | LENGTH: 06:28

Bernie Sanders Post Iowa Speech

DATE: 2016-02-02 | LENGTH: 16:37

Ted Cruz Post Iowa Speech

DATE: 2016-02-02 | LENGTH: 32:27

Sanders vs Clinton: What does it Mean for Women?
Hosted by TRNN's Paul Jay, Terry O'Neil, a Clinton supporter and Chair of the NOW Political Action Committees debates Elaine Zuckerman, a Sanders supporter and President of Gender Action
DATE: 2016-02-02 | LENGTH: 27:44

The Movement Goes Beyond the Man, Say Sanders Supporters
TRNN Senior Editor Paul Jay talks to a group of Bernie Sanders supporters exploring the strengths and limits of the campaign
DATE: 2016-02-01 | LENGTH: 40:13

Hillary Clinton's 'Faux Feminism'
Liza Featherstone, editor of "False Choices: The Faux Feminism of Hillary Rodham Clinton," says Clinton holds a contempt for the kind of social democratic policies that most women need
DATE: 2016-01-28 | LENGTH: 11:17

Clinton in Denial About Impact of Trade Policy on Immigration
David Bacon, author of Right to Stay Home: How U.S. Policy Drives Mexican Migration, says asylum seekers are being sent back to desperate conditions created by U.S. policy in Central America
DATE: 2016-01-25 | LENGTH: 15:46

Can Clinton Be Trusted to Regulate the Industry That Made Her Wealthy?
Former regulator Bill Black and Public Banking Institute founder Ellen Brown say Hillary's track record gives no indication that she will fulfill any promise in her 2016 campaign to implement regulations on Wall Street
DATE: 2016-01-21 | LENGTH: 18:39

Bernie vs. Hillary on Healthcare: What's In It for Us?
Former CIGNA executive-turned-whistleblower Wendell Potter says Bernie Sanders plan is aspirational and the dream of Democrats, but neither his nor Clinton's plan would succeed unless there are significant changes in both houses of congress
DATE: 2016-01-20 | LENGTH: 11:24

Democratic Primary Candidates Define Their Foreign Policy
Gareth Porter says Hillary wants to support the Syrian opposition and overthrow Assad, while Bernie's priority is to defeat ISIS
DATE: 2016-01-20

Sanders Supporters Optimistic as he Surges in Polls, Earns Endorsements
TRNN speaks to two Sanders supporters in Baltimore who say the Democratic candidate has earned their trust based on policies that would improve their lives
DATE: 2016-01-14 | LENGTH: 06:23

Bernie Sanders Decries Lack of Wall Street Prosecutions
Former financial regulator Bill Black says it's important to reimplement the Glass-Steagall Act - but it's not enough to prevent another financial crisis.
DATE: 2016-01-06 | LENGTH: 12:02

At Democratic Debate, Candidates Embrace Military Solutions in Foreign Policy
Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Phyllis Bennis says the debate showed a difference in tactics but not strategy in the foreign policy platforms of Sanders and Clinton
DATE: 2015-12-21 | LENGTH: 08:46

Will Hillary Clinton Do More For Black America Than Did Obama?
Executive editor and founder of Black Agenda Report Glen Ford slams the latest article from Georgetown University professor and The New Republic columnist Michael Eric Dyson
DATE: 2015-12-01 | LENGTH: 07:03

Who is Supporting Trump?
Roosevelt Institute Senior Fellow Thomas Ferguson examines the poll numbers and explains why the lower and middle white-working classes are connecting with the billionaire's messaging
DATE: 2015-11-30 | LENGTH: 07:47

Netanyahu to Meet With Obama, Appear at Center for American Progress
Journalist Max Blumenthal explains why presidential candidate Hilary Clinton would preserve the status quo in the Israel/Palestine conflict and why a progressive think tank invited the Israeli prime minister to speak at their organization
DATE: 2015-11-09 | LENGTH: 15:39

Marco Rubio Rises in the Polls While Promoting Reagan-Style Foreign Policy
Col. Larry Wilkerson digs into Marco Rubio's worldview and foreign policy positions
DATE: 2015-11-03 | LENGTH: 10:34

Bernie and the Big Banks (3/3)
Are Sanders' proposals to rein in the excesses of Wall St. meaningful, is public banking possible? Bill Black and Leo Panitch discuss and debate
DATE: 2015-10-28 | LENGTH: 21:42

Bernie and the Big Banks (2/3)
Is Sanders proposal to reinstate the Glass-Steagall Act a serious way to counter the power and concentrated wealth of Wall St., or just window dressing? Bill Black and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the plan
DATE: 2015-10-27 | LENGTH: 23:58

Why Ben Carson is Leading in Iowa
Col. Larry Wilkerson, just returning from Iowa says controversial statements that are anti-Muslim, anti-LGBT, anti-gun control and anti-abortion, are at the heart of Carson's popularity
DATE: 2015-10-26 | LENGTH: 11:48

Bernie and the Big Banks (1/3)
Is Sanders proposal to break up the big banks a solution to the power and concentrated wealth of Wall St.? Bill Black and Leo Panitch discuss and debate the plan
DATE: 2015-10-25 | LENGTH: 17:38

Biden: The War on Drugs Candidate
If Vice President Joe Biden chose to run, he would've face a legacy of swelling the U.S. prison population as well as in Latin America
DATE: 2015-10-21 | LENGTH: 01:59

Pendulum Swings Left in the Democratic Debate
Robert Weissman of Public Citizen says Sanders shifted much of the debate focus to inequality, corporate greed, power of the pharmaceutical industry, and reining in excesses of capitalism
DATE: 2015-10-15 | LENGTH: 14:32

Leftists Love Bernie Sanders, But Here's Why Some Won't Be Voting For Him
They say his policies are great, but that the history of progressive politicians running within the Democratic party - from Jesse Jackson to Howard Dean to Dennis Kucinich - has failed over and over again.
DATE: 2015-09-28 | LENGTH: 02:58

Is Clinton's Campaign Finance Reform Plan Just a Band-Aid?
TRNN's Jessica Desvarieux looks at Clinton's three-prong plan and whether it will truly get outside money out of politics
DATE: 2015-09-27 | LENGTH: 08:10

War Profits Drive GOP Hawks: Wilkerson on GOP Debate
Col. Lawrence Wilkerson and Paul Jay discuss the war mongering talk of star of the moment, Carly Fiorina, and most other GOP candidates
DATE: 2015-09-18 | LENGTH: 17:23

The "Other" Socialist In the Presidential Race: An Introduction to Gloria la Riva
Presidential nominee for the Party for Socialism and Liberation Gloria la Riva discusses her campaign
DATE: 2015-09-10 | LENGTH: 07:58

GOP Debate: A Mirage of Democracy
Col. Larry Wilkerson and Center for Media and Democracy's Brendan Fisher discuss the debate's true elite audience and what was left unsaid
DATE: 2015-08-09 | LENGTH: 14:28

Donald Trump and Liberal Media: The Joke's On You
TRNN Top Stories of 2015: Celebrity candidates and the liberal media have created a clown show that viewers can laugh at, but it's at your expense.
DATE: 2015-07-28 | LENGTH: 03:15

Trump Cast as Perfect Ringleader of Corporate Media Circus
Despite outspending the world in elections, U.S. voter turnout is historically low because of media's focus on the interest of the elite, says University of Illinois Professor Robert McChesney
DATE: 2015-07-26 | LENGTH: 08:14

#BlackLivesMatters Protestors Oppose O'Malley's Presidential Bid
TRNN's Jaisal Noor covers former Baltimore mayor and Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley's presidential announcement and talks to protestors about why they oppose his candidacy
DATE: 2015-05-30

The Clinton Foundation Received Millions From State-Brokered Defense Contracts
Andrew Perez, International Business Times, says Clinton-led State Department authorized $151 billion of separate Pentagon-brokered deals for 16 countries that donated to the Clinton Foundation, resulting in a 143 percent increase in sales for defense contractors.
DATE: 2015-05-28

TRNN DEBATE: Should Bernie Sanders Run as an Independent?
Researcher Ashley Smith and People's Action Campaign spokesman Jacob Swenson-Lengyel debate whether Senator Bernie Sanders' decision to run as a Democrat is the best way to advance a progressive platform.
DATE: 2015-05-26

Is Rand Paul Still a Libertarian?
Tea Party firebrand Rand Paul has been unwavering in his advocacy of small government. But his stances in foreign policy in military spending are quickly changing. TRNN's Thomas Hedges spoke to journalist and editor of the libertarian news outlet Nick Gillespie about whether or not Paul can remain true to his libertarian word.
DATE: 2015-04-15

Clinton Dynasty Revisited
Journalist and author Doug Henwood says Hillary Clinton has close ties to Wall Street and big business, hawkish foreign policy, and a lack of vision to address looming structural economic and environmental catastrophes
DATE: 2015-03-02

Both Parties Engaged in Unsustainable Defense of the Wealthy
Larry Wilkerson: The only hope for the Republican Party is to break with militarism and defense of the super-rich
DATE: 2012-11-11

Drums Beating to Privatize Social Security
Bill Black: A group of Democrats called "The Third Way" are working with President Obama towards the "grand betrayal" on social security
DATE: 2012-11-11

TRNN Election Panel: Lester Spence and Marc Steiner

DATE: 2012-11-08

TRNN Election Panel: Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese

DATE: 2012-11-08

TRNN Election Panel: Kim Trueheart Adam Jackson

DATE: 2012-11-08

TRNN Election Panel: Margaret Kimberly, Jeff Cohen and Marc Steiner

DATE: 2012-11-08

TRNN Election Panel: Jill Stein and Marc Steiner

DATE: 2012-11-08

The Obama Drone Doctrine
Vijay Prashad: President Obama plans to expand the use of drone attacks as a way to project US power
DATE: 2012-11-08

TRNN Panel: Thomas Ferguson, Michael Ratner and Jennifer Taub

DATE: 2012-11-07

The Presidential Elections and Racism in America
Larry Wilkerson: A look in American prisons shows that racism and the ideas of the civil war are still alive
DATE: 2012-11-06

Romney Wants to Privatize Disaster Relief
Bill Black: Part 1. Financial and Fraud Report: Romney plan for smaller federal government and privatization is a way to make private profit from crisis
DATE: 2012-11-01

Should People Vote for Obama or Third Parties in Swing States?
Frank Hammer - break from Democratic Party but vote Obama to block a far right Presidency
DATE: 2012-11-01

Obama's or Romney's Foreign Policy: Does it Matter Who Wins ?
Larry Wilkerson: All US administrations have similar foreign policy, but the neo-con group around Bush/Cheney was more dangerous and many of the same characters are advising Romney
DATE: 2012-11-01

Obama's or Romney's Foreign Policy: Does it Matter Who Wins ?
TRNN Replay: As Donald Trump considers Mitt Romney for the position secretary of state, The Real News looks back at an interview with Col. Lawrence Wilkerson about the neocon advisors surrounding Romney during his 2012 presidential run
DATE: 2012-11-01 | LENGTH: 07:30

Easy Ways to Steal an Election
Greg Palast, author of Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps reveals vote stealing methodology
DATE: 2012-10-31

Obama's Social Security Reform: A Grand Bargain or Betrayal?
Bill Black: Part 2. While voting for Obama, people should be prepared for his plans to launch major cuts to social security
DATE: 2012-10-31

Should People Vote for Obama or Third Parties in Swing States?
David Swanson - build an independent movement and break from Democratic Party
DATE: 2012-10-31

Koch Brothers and the Road to "Citizens United"
Greg Palast: When billionaires break the law, they get the law changed
DATE: 2012-10-29

Both Candidates Misleading on Iran and Afghanistan
Gareth Porter: Obama and Romney debate a false narrative about US foreign policy
DATE: 2012-10-28

Romney Made Multi-Millions in Detroit Bailout
Greg Palast: Romney's "blind" trust and his allies made tens of millions in the GM/Chrysler bailout by purchasing a parts manufacturer and threatening to close down GM if not bought out at an inflated price
DATE: 2012-10-26

Should Progressives Vote for Obama?
Phyllis Bennis: Both parties represent big capital and corporations, but Romney will be even more aggressive against working people
DATE: 2012-10-24

Wilkerson and Prashad on Foreign Policy Debate
Vijay Prashad and Lawrence Wilkerson comment on Presidential debate on US foreign policy
DATE: 2012-10-22

Foreign Policy Debate Ignores Honduras, Congo and Repression in Egypt
Jihan Hafiz, Adrienne Pine and Kambale Musavuli discuss the Presidential debate on foreign policy
DATE: 2012-10-22

Why are Obama and Romney Bashing China?
Minqi Li on Presidential foreign policy debate and why Obama and Romney are competing to be the “tough guy” on China
DATE: 2012-10-22

Black Financial and Fraud Report
Bill Black: Romney's Secret Plan; the 1% Now Have More Wealth than the bottom 90%
DATE: 2012-10-19

The Wilkerson Report
Lawrence Wilkerson: Why Idaho will Vote for Romney and Drone Strikes Create Suicide Bombers
DATE: 2012-10-18

Should Progressives Vote Obama in a Swing State?
A debate with Cheri Honkala, VP candidate of the Green Party and Jeff Cohen of
DATE: 2012-10-18

Presidential Debate #2: No Serious Solutions Offered
Gerald Epstein: Romney's tough talk on China is pure campaign rhetoric and his tax math is nonsense; Obama didn't talk about poverty, climate change, financial regulation, and low wages
DATE: 2012-10-17

Bill Black and Glen Ford on Presidential Debate #2
Is there a significant difference between the candidates on foreign or domestic policy?
DATE: 2012-10-17

Romney and Obama Policy to Save GM: Lower Wages
Romney plan to “restructure” GM essentially the same as the Obama plan
DATE: 2012-10-04

Obama Lacks Populist Policies
Jeff Cohen: The way to defeat Romney is to say he's an agent of the 1 percent. The problem is that Obama's policies for years have really helped the top 1 percent and have not been that great for middle-class Americans
DATE: 2012-10-04

Elements in Iran and US that Want War
Larry Wilkerson: After recent meetings with Iranian leaders, it’s clear the US has lost the ability to understand how other states see their interests
DATE: 2012-10-04

Debate Showed a Complete Lack of Vision
Karen Dolan: Obama didn't refute "trickle down government" and accepted need to cut social security
DATE: 2012-10-04

US Elections: Pick Your Poison
Chris Hedges: The system has not been able to respond in a rational way, the way the Roosevelt administration responded rationally through the New Deal. And because of that, we're in deep, deep trouble. So I think all of our hope now has to be invested in acts of civil disobedience
DATE: 2012-10-03

The Debate: What They Didn't Talk About
Bruce Dixon, Managing Editor of Black Agenda Report, on first Presidential debate
DATE: 2012-10-03

The Debate: Why Didn't Obama Defend his Record?
James Henry: Obama has accomplishments he could have defended, but he was more concerned with appearance than substance
DATE: 2012-10-03

The Debate: Why Didn't Obama Attack the Bush Years?
Jeff Faux: The similarity of positions and Obama's refusal to explain the real causes of the crisis gave the debate to Romney
DATE: 2012-10-03

The Debate: A Masterful Liar Defeats a Man Without Conviction
Leo Panitch: Romney's defense of small banks, small businesses and the middle class is disingenuous, but Obama share's too many of the same assumptions to counterattack
DATE: 2012-10-03

The Debate: A Sorry Affair
Tom Ferguson: Neither candidate presented a vision that will solve the crisis
DATE: 2012-10-03

Netanyahu Inserts Himself in US Elections as Adelson Stands to Reap Millions if Romney Wins
Danny Schechter: Israel's PM Goes on US TV and GOP Financier will reap massive tax savings if Romney wins election
DATE: 2012-09-20

Protestors Target Democratic National Convention
Journalists allege assault at hands of undercover police at DNC
DATE: 2012-09-10

Did Killing Bin Laden "Heal America's Heart"?
VJ Prashad: VP Joe Biden is met with rapturous applause at the DNC when he says "Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive"
DATE: 2012-09-07

Green Party Presidential Candidate Presents a "New Green Deal"
Jill Stein: Neither Obama nor Romney have a program that will create millions of jobs
DATE: 2012-09-07

Does Obama Economic Policy "Just Need More Time"?
Jerry Epstein: The basic policies must change or recession and high unemployment will continue
DATE: 2012-09-07

Obama's Policies Won't Create Jobs, but Romney Will be a Disaster
Bob Pollin: The export-led recovery does not take into account a deepening world recession
DATE: 2012-09-07

Black Agenda Report Editor: "Obama is not the lesser evil"
Glen Ford: President Obama has managed the crisis on behalf of the 1% more effectively than a Republican could have
DATE: 2012-09-07

The GOP Goes Hard Right
Jeff Faux: Romney will try to mitigate the message, but people’s confusion about the crisis and Obama’s failures, presents right with historic opportunity
DATE: 2012-08-31

Will Disillusioned Young People Vote for Obama?
Julianne Malveaux: People do need to develop independent politics, but even if they are disillusioned, people must consider what Romney/Ryan would do to the country
DATE: 2012-08-30

Wilkerson on GOP Convention
Lawrence Wilkerson: Failures of Obama administration opened door to far right revival
DATE: 2012-08-28

What Now for Ron Paul Libertarians?
Matt Welch: Ron Paul supporters sidelined at convention as differences with Romney foreign policy are profound
DATE: 2012-08-27

Romney and Ryan: Right Wing Billionaires Think it's Time to Take the Gloves Off
John Weeks: The right wing elite think if they can make a major breakthrough, they can end the last vestiges of the welfare state
DATE: 2012-08-22

Paul Ryan – Insider Trading and Attack on Medicare
Tom Ferguson: Ryan embodies what can appear as radical change to people who are desperate, but the full story of his alleged insider trading has yet to be told
DATE: 2012-08-17

Is Ryan a Desperate Romney Choice?
Mark Karlin: Ryan pick shows Romney is already fading as a candidate
DATE: 2012-08-16

Romney Will Bring Far Right to Power At All Levels of His Administration
Jeff Faux PT4: Romney will attack unions and introduce extreme austerity
DATE: 2012-07-22

Obama and the "March of Folly"
Jeff Faux Pt3: Obama understands what needs to be done but like the Republicans, he responds to the needs of big money
DATE: 2012-07-20

In the Shadow of Ronald Reagan
Jeff Faux Pt2: Since Reagan America has not looked to the future and this includes Clinton and Obama
DATE: 2012-07-18

Vote Riders Campaign
New organization seeks to help get people to the DMV for ID to overcome new laws that restrict voting
DATE: 2012-07-17

Right Wing Billionaires Push Israel Agenda in Democratic Party
Despite GOP attacks on Obama's Israel positions, his record of appeasing both Netanyahu's Likud government and the Israel lobby has earned him the support of most American Zionists, and a few key friends in high places.
DATE: 2012-05-22

Is a Fight in Democratic Party Worth It?
Jeff Cohen: The progressive movement must try to achieve power and accept, for now, this is a two party system
DATE: 2012-05-15

Austerity, the Euro Crisis and the US
Dean Baker: Austerity policy hitting a dead end, threat to US is a sovereign default leading to financial crisis
DATE: 2012-05-09

Deep Structural Change Won't Come from Hollande
Gerard Dumenil: New French President Holland won't do much to change economic policy but he might make a difference in other spheres
DATE: 2012-05-08

What's Next for Ron Paul?
Matt Welch: Will Ron Paul endorse Romney at convention, run on a third party ticket, and if so, what might that mean for Rand Paul?
DATE: 2012-05-07

If Ann Romney's Child Rearing is Work, Should All Care Givers Be Compensated?
Nancy Folbre: Raising children is socially valuable work, social programs that support it are a form of payment
DATE: 2012-05-03

U.S. Electoral System Wallowing in a Sea of Money, Idiocy, and Corruption
Robert McChesney: Corporate media making millions from political ads, then cover ad driven horse race as news
DATE: 2012-04-25

Beat the Press with Dean Baker
Economist Dean Baker gives his take on media coverage of the economy
DATE: 2012-04-23

Right Wing Billionaires Push Israel's Agenda in 2012 Elections
Right-Wing Neoconservatives and former Democrats from Wall Street are teaming up to defeat Obama, but can their attacks on his Israel policy divide his funding base?
DATE: 2012-04-20

Norman Solomon on Why Fight for a Seat in Congress
Norman Solomon: Progressives should build a movement and contend for political power
DATE: 2012-04-09

Why is the Green Party's Jill Stein Running to be President?
Jill Stein, frontrunner for the Green Party presidential nomination, wants a New Green Deal for America
DATE: 2012-03-19

The Rise of Santorum
TRNN Replay: Max Blumenthal: The radical right would be happy to destroy Romney and position Santorum for the future
DATE: 2012-02-22

The Rise of Santorum
TRNN Replay - Max Blumenthal: The radical right would be happy to destroy Romney and position Santorum for the future
DATE: 2012-02-22

Pt3 Why is Rocky Anderson Running for President?
Rocky Anderson speaks about jobs and US foreign policy
DATE: 2012-02-21

Pt2 Why is Rocky Anderson Running for President?
Rocky Anderson: The Democratic and Republican parties are responsible this perverse, corrupt system
DATE: 2012-02-17

Protests Confront Right Wing Leaders at CPAC
Occupy Movements, Our DC, Organized Labor groups target Scott Walker and others at annual conservative conference
DATE: 2012-02-16

Why is Rocky Anderson Running for President?
The former mayor of Salt Lake City is leading the newly formed Justice Party in a bid to take the White House
DATE: 2012-02-08

Israel and the American Elections
Max Blumenthal: A few major Jewish donors push candidates to support Netanyahu on Iran
DATE: 2012-02-01

Militarization of the Dream Act
Thanu Yakupityage: "Dreamers" oppose GOP plan to restrict path to citizenship to military recruitment
DATE: 2012-01-31

Will Progressives and Libertarians Abandon Major Parties?
Matt Welch and Megan Carpentier: Many progressives giving up on Obama; Libertarians can't stomach Romney
DATE: 2012-01-30

Real Jobs Plan Must Force Banks to Lend
Bob Pollin: Obama SOTU speech frames some issues well, but does not deal with mountains of cash held by banks
DATE: 2012-01-30

On Obama SOTU: Obama Placed Manufacturing at the Center
Heather Boushey: Obama pointed to the success of GM and put rebuilding US manufacturing as the highest priority
DATE: 2012-01-25

On Obama SOTU: New Financial Fraud Commision Could Actually Slow Down Investigations
Tom Ferguson: Financial Fraud Commission could be used to slow down investigations taking place at the State level
DATE: 2012-01-25

On Obama's SOTU:GM is a Terrible Model for US Manufacturing
Frank Hammer: GM was rebuilt by lowering wages and banning the right to strike
DATE: 2012-01-25

On Obama SOTU: Obama More in Command, but Ignored Poverty
Dayvon Love: Obama more assertive but did not take up issue of urban poverty
DATE: 2012-01-25

On Obama SOTU: Obama Pledges to Maintain the Empire
Glen Ford: Obama defends Iraq war saying it made the US safer and more respected
DATE: 2012-01-24

On Obama SOTU: Obama Wages "Class War"
Rory Cooper of the Heritage Foundation: Obama rallies the 99% against the 1%
DATE: 2012-01-24

On Obama SOTU: An Indpendent Movement Must Push Obama Towards a Real Jobs Program
Roger Hickey: Speech took up issue of income inequality but jobs program proposed far from enough
DATE: 2012-01-24

Gingrich Attacks "Vulture Capitalist" Romney
Megan Carpentier (Exec. Editor of the progressive Raw Story) and Matt Welch (Editor in Chief of the libertarian Gingrich launches multi-million dollar campaign against Romney in South Carolina
DATE: 2012-01-12

GOP Needs Divine Intervention
Tom Ferguson: The problem for the GOP is they have nothing to say about the economic crisis even though Obama policies have been a failure
DATE: 2012-01-08

Raw Story and on the Iowa Caucus
Megan Carpentier (Exec. Editor of the progressive Raw Story) and Matt Welch (Editor in Chief of the libertarian discuss the results of the Iowa Caucus vote
DATE: 2012-01-04

Occupy Movement Targets Iowa Caucuses
Republican presidential candidates and Democratic party focus of demonstrations denouncing corporate dollars in electoral politics
DATE: 2012-01-02

Wilkerson on GOP Race
Lawrence Wilkerson: A shameful pandering to the far right is an embarrassment; Ron Paul's foreign policy cannot coexist in the GOP, he will likely create a third party; Wall St. elite happy with Obama
DATE: 2011-12-28

Tens of thousands march for defense of voter rights
Up to 25,000 protest a wave of restrictive voter ID laws passed in 14 states.
DATE: 2011-12-13

Democratic Governance is Becoming Discredited
Tom Ferguson: The two major parties have next to no relationship to the population, it is a deeply corrupt discussion
DATE: 2011-11-28

Congress for Sale
Tom Ferguson: Congressional committee seats and Chairs appointed based on dollars raised, not seniority
DATE: 2011-11-10

Ron Paul Revolution Against Empire And Draft
Matt Welch of, says Ron Paul's supporters feel shut out of political process
DATE: 2011-02-15

DNC Protesters Push into Convention Perimeter Demanding Their Voices be Heard
Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein leads a reinforcing group from City Hall
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How Far Will the Sanders Insurgency Go?
Bernie Sanders says he wants superdelegates to support him as he tries to reform and even weaken their influence within the Democratic electoral system, but how far is he willing to go with this fight?
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