Guaidó Out of Gas (1/2 )

Guaidó Out of Gas  (1/2 )

May 23, 2019
After several US backed failed coup attempts, Juan Guaidó sends envoy to Oslo to join opposition for talks with the Government. Former Chief of Staff to Nicolás Maduro, Temir Porras joins Sharmini Peries for analysis

Without Medicare for All, the Healthcare System Will Collapse – Wendell Potter RAI (7/7)

Without Medicare for All, the Healthcare System Will Collapse - Wendell Potter RAI (7/7)
The healthcare system is unsustainable; without a Medicare for All system, only the wealthiest will be able to afford decent care – Wendell Potter on...

How the U.S. Crackdown on Abortion Laws Influences Other Countries

May 23, 2019
How the U.S. Crackdown on Abortion Laws Influences Other Countries

As Americans struggle to decide the fate of reproductive rights state by state, the U.S. government has imposed a “Gag Rule” that would remove U.S.…

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Chicago’s New Mayor to End Water Shutoffs

May 22, 2019
Chicago's New Mayor to End Water Shutoffs

The move will help tens of thousands who are struggling with rapidly increasing bills, but there is still work to be done to make Chicago’s…

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There Are no Nation-States, Only Corporate Global Governors (Pt 1/2)

May 23, 2019
There Are no Nation-States, Only Corporate Global Governors

While in the past transnational corporations were powerful actors, there were at least formal governors of national states; not anymore in the current ‘multi-stakeholder’ organization…

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Economic Update: Living in a Socialist Economy

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May 23, 2019
Economic Update: Living in a Socialist Economy

This week: Updates on Warren Buffet and socialism; the college admissions scandal in the U.S.; how lobbyists reflect and worsen inequality; North and South Carolina…

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Activists Push Back Against Conservative Threat to Safe and Legal Abortion

May 22, 2019
Activists Push Back Against Conservative Threat to Safe and Legal Abortion

With abortion rights under threat across the country and conservative anti-abortion bills gaining momentum, women and activists are taking their protests to the streets to…

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44 States File Suit Against Drug Companies for Inflating Prices

May 22, 2019
44 States File Suit Against Drug Companies for Inflating Prices

Ending patent monopolies and prosecuting big pharma will drive prescription drug prices down, says Alex Lawson, Executive Director of Social Security Works

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Waiting for Guaido   (Pt 2/7)

May 22, 2019
Why did Edgardo Lander and the Citizens Platform for the Defense of the Constitution meet with Juan Guaidó? The potential for violence, military intervention, and even civil war, made it important to find ways to de-escalate, says Lander
US Has No Moral Authority to Deem Muslim Brotherhood 'Terrorist'

US Has No Moral Authority to Deem Muslim Brotherhood ‘Terrorist’

May 22, 2019

As’ad Abukhalil shares his perspective on the Trump administration’s stated intent to declare the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization, pointing out that the U.S. has killed countless civilians in Afghanistan and Iraq in recent years

Canada's Anti-Venezuela Policy: A Result of Material Interests and US Subordination

Canada’s Anti-Venezuela Policy: A Result of Material Interests and US Subordination

May 22, 2019

Canada has followed the Trump administration’s lead on Venezuela, but it’s charting a very different path with regard to Cuba. Yves Engler explains that while there are material reasons for the difference, Canada has followed the U.S. lead for a long time

Trump Says the Military Industrial Complex is Pressuring him Into a War With Iran

Trump Says the Military Industrial Complex is Pressuring him Into a War With Iran

May 21, 2019

With a thirty year Boeing veteran at the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan as Acting Secretary of Defense, and with John Bolton and Mike Pompeo at the helm, war with Iran is likely says the former chief of staff to Secretary of State, Col. Larry Wilkerson

How Johns Hopkins' Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

How Johns Hopkins’ Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

May 21, 2019
In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s relationship with Baltimore

Columns

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

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

Fallujah Forgotten

By: David Swanson

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

Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike

By: Richard Roman, Edur Velasco Arregui

April 25, 2019

Joe Biden: Puffery vs. Reality

By: Norman Solomon

April 24, 2019

The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 19, 2019

World Bank Dispossessing Rural Poor

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury

April 16, 2019

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

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

April 16, 2019

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

By: Norman Solomon

April 15, 2019

Medicare for All 64-Year-Olds

By: Dean Baker

April 15, 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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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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