UK Labour Alarms Elites With Plan to Democratize Workplace, Public Ownership

UK Labour Alarms Elites With Plan to Democratize Workplace, Public Ownership

September 24, 2018

The UK Labour Party has unveiled proposals for what it calls the “greatest extension of economic democratic rights that Britain has ever seen.” The plan includes transferring a portion of company shares to workers and giving them a third of seats on company boards, and expanding public ownership of water and other utilities. We speak…

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As Rosenstein Stays (For Now), Will Manafort Flip?

September 25, 2018
As Rosenstein Stays (For Now), Will Manafort Flip?

After widespread speculation that he was on the outs, Rod Rosenstein is still on the job. The uncertainty over his future comes amid a flurry…

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Debate Recap: 2018 Maryland Governor’s Race

September 25, 2018
Debate Recap: 2018 Maryland Governor’s Race

Incumbent Republican Larry Hogan and Sanders-backed Democrat Ben Jealous square off in the only debate in the race for Maryland Governor

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An Ex-Marine’s View of the US ‘Forever War’

September 25, 2018
An Ex-Marine's View of the US 'Forever War'

Former Marine Lyle Jeremy Rubin talks about how he came to see US wars as a non-stop continuation of the war economy and how US…

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Economic Update: Launching a New University

September 25, 2018
Economic Update: Launching a New University

This week: Updates on on the 10th anniversary of the Lehman Brothers Bank collapse; helping Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez explain how to finance socialist projects; Colin Kaepernick’s…

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As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

September 24, 2018
As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

At their third summit, the leaders of North and South Korea made new progress in their historic effort to bring peace to the Peninsula. But…

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Laura Flanders Show: Puerto Rican People’s Power #1YearAfterMaria

September 24, 2018
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The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a “tremendous,” “unsung” success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous in the year since the…

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Green Party Candidate Barred From Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

Green Party Candidate Barred From Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

September 23, 2018

Ohio Green Party candidate barred from debates, continues aggressive campaign for Governor

Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent?

Is a New Global Financial Crisis Imminent?

September 23, 2018

Economists Mark Weisbrot and Gerald Epstein face off to discuss whether 10 years after the Lehman Brothers collapse and the Great Recession of 2008 we are about to see another major financial crisis  

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins' Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

September 22, 2018

Dozens of students, faculty and community members marched through campus on Friday and delivered a petition demanding Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University end its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

September 21, 2018

At a public event in Washington, DC, CodePink’s Medea Benjamin confronted Brian Hook, the head of Trump’s Iran Action Group, over the US withdrawal from the JCPOA and re-imposing crippling sanctions on the Iranian people. Benjamin joins us to discuss her action, which went viral online

Brazil's Historic Presidential Election: Left and Right Have Equal Chance of Winning

Brazil’s Historic Presidential Election: Left and Right Have Equal Chance of Winning

September 21, 2018

Now that frontrunner Lula da Silva of the Workers Party has been eliminated from the presidential race, his running mate, Fernando Haddad and far-right Jair Bolsonaro look likely to make the run-off after the first round vote on October 7th

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