Trump Offers No Evidence of Iranian Threat or Terrorism

Trump Offers No Evidence of Iranian Threat or Terrorism

May 24, 2019

Eugene Puryear and Paul Jay discuss the hypocrisy of Trump allying with Saudi Arabia, the largest sponsor of global terror, over concerns about alleged Iranian terrorism

Daniel Ellsberg on Julian Assange’s Espionage Charges

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The US Department of Justice issued an 18-count indictment against Julian Assange for violating the 1917 Espionage Act. We speak to Daniel Ellsberg about the…

As Trump Threatens Iran With War, Espionage Charges Against Assange Threaten Journalists

May 24, 2019
As Trump Threatens Iran With War, Espionage Charges Against Assange Threaten Journalists

The Espionage Act removes the possibility of a public interest defense for Julian Assange, and sends a chilling message to journalists and whistleblowers

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100,000s of Kids Hold School Strike for Climate Action

May 24, 2019
100,000's of Kids Hold School Strike for Climate Action

Students from 2,300 schools across 150 countries held their second global climate strike. Next time, they want adults to join in

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Modi Wins Another Term for the Anti-Muslim, Right-Wing Hindu Nationalists

May 23, 2019
Modi Wins Another Term for the Anti-Muslim, Right-Wing Hindu Nationalists

Vijay Prashad analyzes the Indian election result, which has returned right-wing Narendra Modi to power. Money, mass media abdication of its watchdog function, and institutional…

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AFL-CIO Budget Declares Organizing Unimportant

May 24, 2019
AFL-CIO Budget Declares Organizing Unimportant

A leaked copy of the budget for largest labor federation in America drops funds for organizing from 30 percent to less than 10 percent. Union…

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Far-Right Israeli Organization Publishes List of ‘Disloyal’ Professors

May 24, 2019
Far-Right Israeli Organization Publishes List of 'Disloyal' Professors

Hilla Dayan discusses the right-wing Zionist group Im Tirtzu, and the scare campaign against leftist and progressive professors going on in Israel      …

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Three Ways To Discipline Corporate Global Governors (Pt 2/2)

May 24, 2019
The Corporate Challenge to Global Democracy (2/2)
No stakeholder-based global governance system comes close to matching the democratic legitimacy of a citizen-based and nation-state-based governance system, says Harris Gleckman, who advocates three... See More
Climate Activists Protest Trump California Public Lands Fracking Plan

Climate Activists Protest Trump California Public Lands Fracking Plan

May 23, 2019

As the Trump Administration considers a plan to drill for oil in California’s Central Valley, environmental groups have held rallies and packed hearings. The proposal, originating under Obama, calls for fracking over 1.2 million acres close to national parks

Guaidó Out of Gas (1/2 )

Guaidó Out of Gas (1/2)

May 23, 2019
After several failed US-backed coup attempts, Juan Guaidó sent an envoy to Oslo to explore talks with the government. Former Chief of Staff to Nicolás Maduro, Temir Porras, joins Sharmini Peries for analysis
How the U.S. Crackdown on Abortion Laws Influences Other Countries

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

May 23, 2019

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. federal funding from any country or international organization that provides abortions or even advises women that abortion is their choice

Economic Update: Living in a Socialist Economy

Economic Update: Living in a Socialist Economy

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
May 23, 2019

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 teachers’ strike for better education; and how NDAs (non-disclosure agreements) reflect and worsen workplace inequalities across global capitalism; Prof. Wolff interviews Victor Grossman, an American who lived and worked in…

Columns

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

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn

April 29, 2019

Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike

By: Richard Roman, Edur Velasco Arregui

April 25, 2019

Activists Remain In Venezuelan Embassy With Gratitude From Foreign Ministry

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

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

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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