North Korea Suspends Talks With South Korea Because of U.S. Sanctions 

North Korea Suspends Talks With South Korea Because of U.S. Sanctions 

August 16, 2019

While U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks fail to proceed because of a lack of unanimity within the Trump administration, the North suspended peace talks with the South because of the U.S.’s refusal to lift economic sanctions, says Tim Shorrock

Immigrants Welcome to the US as Long as They Are White and Wealthy

Immigrants Welcome to the US as Long as They Are White and Wealthy

The Trump’s administration’s Kenneth Cuccinelli rewrites Emma Lazarus’s words on the Statue of Liberty, telling the poor and oppressed they’re no longer welcome. This comes…

Russia’s Anti-Gov’t Protests Draw Large Crowds, but Putin Remains Secure

August 16, 2019
Russia's Anti-Gov't Protests Draw Large Crowds, but Putin Remains Secure

Western media like to present Alexei Navalny as Russia’s main opposition leader, because his actions have sparked the recent protest wave, but he hardly represents…

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De-Facto Annexation of Kashmir Means India as a Secular State is Ending

August 16, 2019
De-Facto Annexation of Kashmir Means India as a Secular State is Ending

Sidharth Bhatia, of the website The Wire, disucsses the “new roadmap for India,” by which India practically annexed the disputed Muslim-majority region of Kashmir. The…

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Trump Tweets, Then Netanyahu Bans Reps. Ilhan Omar & Rashida Tlaib From Israel

August 15, 2019
Trump Tweets, Then Netanyahu Bans Reps. Ilhan Omar & Rashida Tlaib From Israel

Jim Zogby and Phyllis Bennis discuss the Trump-Netanyahu dynamic, the diminishing power of AIPAC, and the political battle against Rep. Omar and Rep. Tlaib

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Trump Endangers the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act

August 16, 2019
Trump Endangers the Endangered Species Act and the Clean Water Act

The protection of threatened species will now be weighed against the economic benefit their extinction might mean. Meanwhile, states would no longer be able to…

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Germany Shows Signs of Recession – Is the Global Economy Next?

August 15, 2019
Germany Shows Signs of Recession - Is the Global Economy Next?

Heiner Flassbeck argues that the China-US trade war is not having as much of an impact on the global economy as many assume. China’s currency…

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Rap Brown, now Jamil Abdullah El-Amin, Challenges His Imprisonment

August 16, 2019
Rap Brown, now Jamil Abdullah El-Amin, Challenges His Imprisonment

Kairi Al-Amin, the son of H. Rap Brown, now Jamil Abdullah Al-Amin, talks about his father’s case and his appeal because of a prosecutor violating…

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The Black Working Class and Venezuela: Fighting The Same Enemy

The Black Working Class and Venezuela: Fighting The Same Enemy

August 15, 2019

Netfa Freeman discusses the unique perspective of the Embassy Protection Collective’s work through the lens of the Black working class and their connection with Venezuela

Truck Rams Anti-ICE Protest in Rhode Island

Truck Rams Anti-ICE Protest in Rhode Island

August 15, 2019

A corrections officer struck Never Again protestors with his truck outside of the Wyatt Detention Facility in Rhode Island, hospitalizing two while other protestors were pepper sprayed by police. Update: A Captain involved in the incident was placed on leave pending an independent investigation, officials say

Epstein May Be Just One Part of an Intricate Network of Sex and Power

Epstein May Be Just One Part of an Intricate Network of Sex and Power

August 15, 2019

Journalist Whitney Webb’s series looks at the sordid history tying together mobsters, oligarchs, and government intelligence agencies in a web of blackmail, exploitation, and profit

Federal Ex-Offenders at Risk of Losing Ties to Their Community in DC

Federal Ex-Offenders at Risk of Losing Ties to Their Community in DC

August 15, 2019

A DC Real estate mega-developer has reneged on an agreement to lease one of his properties for a re-entry program for 300 men returning from federal prison. What does this mean for those men, their families, and the community?

Hong Kong Protest Withdraws From Airport, but Situation Remains far From Normal

Hong Kong Protest Withdraws From Airport, but Situation Remains far From Normal

August 14, 2019

The mostly leaderless movement for Hong Kong’s democratization withdrew from the airport, allowing flights to resume, but the situation remains unresolved as long as protesters and government fail to come to an agreement on reforms. We speak to Sean Starrs in Hong Kong

Columns

A Fossil Fuel Baron Just Bought USA Today

By: Steve Horn

August 8, 2019

Cop Whose Arrest Lead to Black Teen’s Death Decertified by State

By: Stephen Janis, Taya Graham

August 6, 2019

Africa’s Free Trade Area Misses Nigeria

By: Mattias Sköld

July 8, 2019

Oregon’s Cap and Trade Bill is Dead

By: Dharna Noor

June 26, 2019

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

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

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

Reality Asserts Itself

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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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