Trump turning state-owned VOA into personal propaganda arm

USAGM’s pro-Trump CEO Michael Pack is implementing Trump’s anti-immigration agenda and purging VOA and other USAGM affiliates of international staff by refusing J-1 visa renewals, landing dozens of foreign journalists in limbo

This Is Not A Drill Live

The sprint to November 2020 is underway. The question that remains for left organizers is, who will we bring in to our growing coalition organized…

Reformers Aim to End Prison Firefighters’ ‘Indentured Servitude’ in California

California’s incarcerated firefighters program plays a central role in fighting climate change-fueled wildfires. With exploitative pay and history rooted in colonialism, activists are pushing for a career path for those who serve.

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Left-progressive Cori Bush makes her mark—On the neoliberal agenda

Left-progressive Cori Bush makes her mark—On the neoliberal agenda

Racial justice activist Cori Bush’s stunning upset against a Congressional Black Caucus-backed incumbent in Missouri underscores the power of the growing movement against racism and…

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Autonomous zones get the goods

Autonomous zones get the goods

The next temporary autonomous zone could connect the history of public property as protest and centering the work of current activists for a more impactful…

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Climate official pushing controversial sun-blocking plan resigns

Climate official pushing controversial sun-blocking plan resigns

A California official resigns as chair of a program promoting a controversial climate technofix.

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California greenlights ‘Orwellian’ solar-powered fracking scheme

California Greenlights 'Orwellian' Solar-Powered Fracking Scheme

California will allow Chevron and Goldman Sachs to use solar power for fracking in the name of fighting climate change.

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Mainstream media misses damning evidence in Blueleaks police data dump

Mainstream media misses damning evidence in Blueleaks police data dump

The massive document dump reveals a troubling trend the mainstream media has overlooked: Tech companies monetizing criminal surveillance.

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Climate, crude, and COVID devastate Ecuador’s Amazon

Climate, crude, and COVID devastate Ecuador’s Amazon

Caught between the pandemic, historic flooding, and governmental negligence, Ecuador’s Indigenous people have launched an international appeal to crowdsource rebuilding efforts.

COVID-19 surges in Florida after data whistleblower fired

COVID-19 surges in Florida after data whistleblower fired

“Somebody needs to put a muzzle on [Trump] before he gets another 100,000 people killed. The United States does not have this under control.”


Stir Crazy! Episode 76: Today we are joined by journalist, organizer, and founding executive director of Crushing Colonialism Jen Deerinwater, Miwok journalist and community organizer Desiree Kane, and journalist and community builder Johnnie Jae. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Stomp Out the Establishment

Stir Crazy! Episode 75: Today we are joined by sociologist Taure Brown, TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, and writer and organizer Jesse Myerson. With special guest Oluchi Omeoga who is an organizer with the Minneapolis based Black Visions Collective. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Trump's cold war with China is heating up

Trump’s cold war with China is heating up

The world’s largest economic powers are in a battle for dominance complicated by the pandemic and Trump’s escalation.


The Battle Over ‘Clean Energy’ Estimates

By: Aman Azhar

July 20, 2020

BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

By: Aman Azhar

July 10, 2020

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

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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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