Is Medicare for All Bad for Union-Negotiated Healthcare?

The argument that Medicare for All will hurt workers because it abolishes hard-earned healthcare benefits of unionized workers has repeatedly been used against Sanders and Warren. But does the criticism have any basis?

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…

Germany Is Failing to Take Racism Seriously

A white supremacist in Hanau murdered ten people. German authorities, however, refuse to acknowledge the connection between Islamophobia and anti-Semitism, considering only the latter to…

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A Racist Voter ID Law Targeting Native Americans Just Lost its Punch

North Dakota will now provide Native Americans with no-cost identification to vote in a victory against racist voter ID laws⁠—but they still face shocking barriers…

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Did a Privately Funded Spy Plane Catch Cops Lying?

The plane operator discovered footage that shows Baltimore police could have lied about the shooting of a local man, but police brass didn’t want to…

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Surviving the Onslaught of Fracking in Argentina

The Argentine government is trying to dig out of an economic crisis, and views fracking as one of its key solutions. But for people living in the industry’s shadow, including indigenous Mapuche communities, the costs are steep.

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Argentina’s Fracking Boom Is Creating Climate Justice Concerns

Big Oil hopes Argentina’s shale oil and gas boom can rival the United States’. Backed by US dollar diplomacy, the boom has come at the…

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EU Gives 32 Gas Permits as Study Says Methane Undercounted by 40%

In what will be a huge boon for US fracking, 32 different natural gas projects on the Projects of Common Interest list have been greenlit by the European Commission. Congress gave $1 billion to projects on the list last December.

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Afro-Feminist Resistance in Brazil’s Carnival

In Southern Brazil, the all women’s carnival block Cores de Aide is marching for political resistance and in defense of women, who have been particularly under attack during the far-right presidency of Jair Bolsonaro.

Police Arrest Indigenous Land Defenders After Trudeau Demands an End to Blockades

Indigenous lawyer Pamela Palmater says Canada’s government is unduly influencing law enforcement.

Israel Harbors Alleged American Terrorists

Alex Odeh was a leader of the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee. The men who allegedly assassinated him in 1985 live as free men in Israel, where they are active in right wing, racist organizations.

The Rwanda Genocide’s Origins Are in Resource Extraction and US Militarism

Judi Rever’s book “In Praise of Blood” connects the modern scramble for control of African resources to the Rwandan genocide and sets the record straight about its alleged hero, Paul Kagame.

How Trump Legally Undermines the Law

Trump’s grants of clemency for his cronies and Fox News friends have almost exclusively gone to people who are themselves accused of violating the justice system.

Columns

Surviving the Onslaught of Fracking in Argentina

By: Nick Cunningham

February 26, 2020

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

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

Police Accountability Report

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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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