Wilkerson: US Further Isolate Itself Over Iran

Wilkerson: US Further Isolates Itself From Its Allies Over Iran Policy

June 18, 2019

With the announcement that Iran will break the terms of its nuclear agreement, for stockpiling enriched uranium, the stage is set for a confrontation between the US and its European allies. The situation will contribute to greater US isolation, says Col. Wilkerson

Where Are the Skeptics as the Drums Roll for War with Iran?

Where Are the Skeptics as the Drums Roll for War with Iran?
Vijay Prashad challenges the media reality that Iran attacked the oil tankers, calling for a real investigation to uncover the truth

John Pilger: Extradition Process a ‘Very Long Uphill Road’ for Assange

June 17, 2019
John Pilger: Extradition Process a 'Very Long Uphill Road' for Assange

Britain’s Home Secretary signed off on the U.S. request to extradite Julian Assange, and now UK courts will decide his fate. But if the process…

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Bernie Sanders’ Vision of Democratic Socialism Makes Both Sides Nervous

June 17, 2019
Bernie Sanders Vision Of Democratic Socialism Makes Both Sides Nervous

Is Bernie Sanders selling socialism? Or is he just making a clear case for a government that actually works for the people? A panel discussion…

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Mali’s Civil War Fueled by Climate Crisis and Corporate Greed

June 18, 2019
Mali’s Civil War Fueled by Climate Crisis and Corporate Greed

Baba Aye discusses the failure of French and German peacekeepers in Mali and the real role they play, after almost one hundred people were killed…

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The World Bank Helps Investors Choose the Law They Want (1/2)

June 18, 2019
The World Bank Helps Investors Choose the Law They Want (1/2)
This is one of many examples that show how far the world has shifted from the paradigm of peace and social justice proposed in Philadelphia... See More

Scandals Show How Lack of Oversight Makes US Healthcare the Most Expensive in the World

June 18, 2019
Scandals Show How Lack of Oversight Make US Healthcare the Most Expensive in the World

Lucrative inside deals and seven-figure salaries at a publicly funded hospital reveal how self-enrichment drives up healthcare costs, not providing care for patients

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United Technologies – Raytheon Merger Is the Definition of Crony Capitalism

June 17, 2019
United Technologies - Raytheon Merger Is the Definition of Crony Capitalism

Trump opposes the merger of these two arms manufacturers, which would create the world’s largest such corporation, but why? Bill Black gives us the interesting…

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Squeegee Kids Say They're Supporting Families, Not Committing a Crime

Squeegee Kids Say They’re Supporting Families, Not Committing a Crime

June 17, 2019

After Mayor Jack Young said the teens who wash windows were breaking the law and scaring off tourists, TRNN spoke to several squeegee kids to get their side of the story

Laura Flanders Show: Aging Isn't a Problem, Ageism Is

Laura Flanders Show: Aging Isn’t a Problem, Ageism Is

Partner Content Provided By: The Laura Flanders Show
June 17, 2019

Someone turns 65 every 8 seconds in this country, and as our elderly population grows, so does the need to build an economy around our future selves. In this episode, three leaders in the age justice movement share their ideas about how we can age with dignity, power, and change our society to reflect just…

Longest Period Without Fed Minimum Wage Increase Since Law Enacted in 1938

Longest Period Without Fed Minimum Wage Increase Since Law Enacted in 1938

June 16, 2019

The federal minimum wage has not been raised in nearly 10 years and June 16 marks the longest period it has been fixed without a raise. As a result, its value has significantly diminished. IPS’s Josh Hoxie says if it were raised to $15/hr, almost 40 million workers would benefit

Is Joe Biden's Folksy Shtick Beginning to Backfire?

Is Joe Biden’s Folksy Shtick Beginning to Backfire?

June 16, 2019

We can all have a good laugh at the scientific reasons why Biden’s comment about curing cancer was ridiculous, but his view of his own importance is no laughing matter

Methane Emissions Down, but Still Causing Climate Change

Methane Emissions Down, but Still Causing Climate Change

June 16, 2019

A new study concludes U.S. oil and natural gas site emissions have risen in the past decade, but at lower levels than measured before. Big Oil has jumped for joy, but  methane emissions still up over 150% over pre-industrial levels

Columns

Driving Financialization

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Michael Lim Mah Hui

June 11, 2019

Loyal to their Class, Unhinged from Democracy

By: Mike Ferner

June 6, 2019

Baltimore Cop Charged with Perjury, Misconduct

By: Stephen Janis

May 29, 2019

Oppose Doug Ford’s Ontario Schools Budget

By: Dudley Paul

May 29, 2019

The (Small-d) Democrat’s Dilemma

By: Andrew Levine

May 24, 2019

Springtime for Biden and Democrats

By: Andrew Levine

May 17, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

May 14, 2019

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Why Ecuador?

By: Ola Bini

May 9, 2019

Fallujah Forgotten

By: David Swanson

May 6, 2019

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn

April 29, 2019

Activists Remain In Venezuelan Embassy With Gratitude From Foreign Ministry

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

April 25, 2019

The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 19, 2019

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

April 16, 2019

David Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary

By: Steve Horn

April 11, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 1, 2019

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TRNN Documentary: Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

Narrated by Danny Glover, A documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack; the multi-million dollar campaign allowed a climate change denier to be elected president (a new version with updated content and music)

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Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

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