International Banks and Law Firms Are at the Heart of South Africa’s Corruption

In South Africa, corruption is called state capture. A new report by Shadow World Investigations reveals how world bankers, lawyers, and accountants manipulate politicians. We speak with Andrew Feinstein, the report’s author.

Mayoral Transportation Forum

Voting local is the single most important thing you can do to make Baltimore a more livable city. Join us to hear from Mayoral candidates…

Police Arrest Man for Holding a Sign, But That Was Just the Beginning

The arrest of an auditor for holding a sign was just the first in a series of questionable charges that raise fundamental questions about the…

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Joe Biden Was Instrumental in Launching the Iraq War

A new documentary detailing Joe Biden’s pivotal role in launching the Iraq War exposes just how far he’s trying to distance himself from his war…

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Unreported Opposition Violence Continues in Venezuela

Venezuela’s opposition has a long history of burning government buildings, health clinics, and the local headquarters of the country’s social missions. The violence continues, but…

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Ilhan Omar’s ‘Pathway to Peace’ Would Revolutionize US Foreign Policy

The seven bills would steer US foreign policy towards international norms and remove support for human rights violators. While the chances are slim that these…

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Trump’s New Rule Favors Pollution Over US Waterways

Trump’s years of dogged attacks on the Clean Water Rule have finally succeeded, and big ag and fossil fuel industries are rejoicing.

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War Criminal Omar Bashir Faces Trial in the Hague as Sudan Aligns Itself with the West

Sudan has been through a revolution, but it’s unclear what former President Bashir’s extradition to the ICC indicates for the future of the country. Has…

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Human Rights Lawyer Jennifer Robinson on the Dangers of Extraditing Julian Assange

Human rights lawyer and barrister for Assange’s legal team Jennifer Robinson highlights the dangers that Julian Assange’s extradition poses to press freedom worldwide.

Canada Sees a ‘Watershed Moment’ in the Struggle for Indigenous Rights

Indigenous lawyer Pamela Palmater says ongoing solidarity protests show Canadians grasp more than ever how their government is violating indigenous rights.

The Neoliberal ‘New’ Deal: The Rich Drink for Free While the Poor Pay More

A water billing scandal in one of the country’s poorest cities reveals an overarching truism: Neoliberalism is a conduit for rampant inequality.

Laura Flanders Show: How the Diversity Industry is Failing

In an era when companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars on diversity and inclusion programs, the proportion of African Americans in tech, media, and business leadership roles is stagnating.

Tariq Ali Speaks Out on Assange’s Case and US Wars

In this Feb. 4 speech at a public event for Julian Assange at the Royal National Hotel in London, author, writer, filmmaker, and public intellectual Tariq Ali speaks about Julian Assange’s extradition case.


ExxonMobil Got Congress to Trade Arms for Offshore Gas

By: Steve Horn, Lee Fang

February 6, 2020

Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins Next Week

By: Jaisal Noor

January 17, 2020

Rethinking the Online Sex Trade Debate

By: Steve Horn

November 21, 2019

Baltimore to Reckon With A Shitty Sewage Situation

By: Dharna Noor

November 13, 2019

If UAW Members Ratify the Contract, What Does GM Get?

By: Frank Hammer

October 23, 2019

Republicans Storm Closed Door Impeachment Hearing

By: Lisa McCray

October 23, 2019

Africa’s Free Trade Area Misses Nigeria

By: Mattias Sköld

July 8, 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

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

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

May 14, 2019

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Why Ecuador?

By: Ola Bini

May 9, 2019

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

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TRNN Documentary: Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

We replay this TRNN documentary on the Koch Brothers and their war on climate science, on the occasion of David Koch’s death on August 23rd, 2019. Narrated by Danny Glover, this documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack.

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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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