Beto O'Rourke: Corporate or Progressive Democrat?

Beto O’Rourke: Corporate or Progressive Democrat?

March 24, 2019

O’Rourke is a member of the New Democrat Coalition, a caucus with close connections to the finance, insurance and real estate industries; Beto’s supporters call him a progressive Democrat – with Jacqueline Luqman, Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

​Eddie Conway: 5-Year Anniversary of His Release From Prison ​- RAI (11/12)

​Eddie Conway: 5-Year Anniversary of His Release From Prison ​- RAI (11/12)
We continue our Reality Asserts Itself series with TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway, who spent 44 years as a political prisoner and is now in...

Venezuela Update: UN Human Rights Report, More Sanctions

March 24, 2019
Venezuela Update: UN Human Rights Report, More Sanctions
UN Human Rights Commissioner presented a critical report on Venezuela, which the government denounced for ignoring opposition violence. Meanwhile, the Trump administration introduced even more... See More

HR1: A Call for Campaign Finance Reform, Ethics, and Voting Rights

March 24, 2019
HR1: A Call for Campaign Finance Reform, Ethics, and Voting Rights

Rep. John Sarbanes of Maryland joins us to explore the legislation that he’s spearheading to end the involvement of dark money in politics, allow public…

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Democratic Hopefuls Reject AIPAC

March 22, 2019
Democratic Hopefuls Reject AIPAC

So far no Democratic presidential candidates have committed to speaking at this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference. Is this a shift in Democratic…

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Neoliberal Policies Are Tanking the Argentine Economy

March 22, 2019
Neoliberal Policies Are Tanking the Argentine Economy

Even with the IMF’s largest loan ever, Argentina cannot seem to avoid rising unemployment, high inflation, and recession. CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot explains that this is…

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Might Makes Right: Trump Endorses Israeli Annexation of Golan Heights

March 21, 2019
Might Makes Right: Trump Endorses Israeli Annexation of Golan Heights

Trump tweeted that the US should recognize Israel’s annexation of Syria’s Golan Heights, which Israel has been occupying for 52 years. TRNN’s Shir Hever explores…

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Monsanto’s Weed Killer is “Substantial Factor” in Cancer, Says Jury

March 22, 2019
Monsanto's Weed Killer is "Substantial Factor" in Cancer, Says Jury

Monsanto is about to face 11,200 more trials over the potential carcinogen in Roundup, which has prompted legislation to limit the chemical’s use

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Elizabeth Warren & Activists, Target the Electoral College

Elizabeth Warren & Activists Target the Electoral College

March 22, 2019

Embedded in the Constitution, the Electoral College may be hard to eliminate. Our guest John R. Koza of National Popular Vote thinks it can be remade to serve the popular will

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

March 22, 2019

The largest community garden in Baltimore is aiming to make Baltimore more sustainable and push the city toward zero-waste, but it is under threat of demolition by the city

Maryland Advances Bill For a $15 Minimum Wage in Six Years

Maryland Advances Bill For a $15 Minimum Wage in Six Years

March 21, 2019

The minimum wage for small businesses won’t reach $15 until July 2026 and untipped workers are excluded

Venezuela and Socialism - mailbag with Paul Jay

Venezuela and Socialism – Mailbag with Paul Jay

March 21, 2019

Trump says socialism has proven a failure – Paul Jay joins Taya Graham to discuss viewer comments and questions

Trump's Secrecy Insulates U.S. Public from CIA Drone War

Trump’s Secrecy Insulates U.S. Public from CIA Drone War

March 21, 2019

Trump just revoked an Obama-era reporting requirement about civilian drone strike casualties. While it lacked full transparency, it was better than the renewed secrecy that will surround the CIA’s drone war program now

Columns

Why Not Impeach?

By: Andrew Levine

March 22, 2019

Rethinking Approaches to Climate Change

By: Richard Fidler

March 21, 2019

Belt and Road Initiative vs Washington Consensus

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

March 20, 2019

Searching for New Forms of Struggle

By: João Pedro Stedile

March 13, 2019

Wealth Concentration Drives a New Global Imperialism

By: Peter Phillips

March 13, 2019

Kazakh police raid raises spectre of China’s long arm

By: James M. Dorsey

March 10, 2019

Reframing Single-Payer Healthcare

By: Kat Lahr

March 8, 2019

Border Security: What and Who is it Good For?

By: Andrew Levine

March 8, 2019

Rep. Omar’s Choice

By: Sam Husseini

March 8, 2019

Ignorance-Inspired Brexit Imperial Nostalgia

By: Anis Chowdhury, Jomo Kwame Sundaram

March 6, 2019

Will Militarizing Schools Make Them Safer?

By: Jaisal Noor

February 25, 2019

Reintroducing the Climate Crisis Bureau

By: Steve Horn

February 14, 2019

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is Here

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

February 7, 2019

2019 State of the Union and Responses

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

February 5, 2019

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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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