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.

Nina Turner: Politicians Shouldn’t Answer to the Billionaire Class, they Should Answer to the People

Former Ohio Sen. Nina Turner says there are oligarchs influencing the government in the United States, but Sen. Bernie Sanders definitely isn’t one of them.

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…

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Cornel West: Elites Underestimate the Power of the People

Scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West says Bernie Sanders will take on corporate power and implement a just foreign policy, and that former Mayor Michael…

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US-Philippine Relations Worsen Despite Perceived Trump-Duterte Friendship

The Philippines ended the Visiting Forces Agreement, which allows the US military to operate within the Philippines and grants access to the South China Sea.…

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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…

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Danny Glover and Eddie Conway on the 50th Anniversary of MLK Assassination

TRNN Replay from 2018: Actor and activist Danny Glover and TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway talk about how Martin Luther King Jr. worked to build…

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Neoliberalism, Nike, and the Need to Organize a Movement

What do resistance to Obama’s presidential library project in Southside Chicago, Nike’s $5 million donation to it, and the giant shoe company’s relationship with Kaepernick’s…

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Nikhil Goyal: Sanders Will Expose Trump’s Lies and Betrayal of the Working Class

“Trump wants to cut Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid, and Sanders wants to expand Social Security and guarantee Medicare for All. Trump wants to send your kids off to endless wars, Sanders wants to send them to college,” says author and activist Nikhil Goyal.

Sanders Campaign Co-Chair: New Hampshire Win Shows Bernie Beats Trump

Rep. Ro Khanna says Bernie Sanders is building a multi-racial coalition that will win the nomination and beat Donald Trump.

Senate Passes Iran War Powers Resolution, Upsetting Trump

In yet another rebuke to Trump, the Senate passed a binding resolution to prevent Trump from going to war with Iran. Even though Trump will veto it, after it passes the House, it shows growing disagreement with his foreign policy

Coronavirus: Is the Climate Plague Here?

Journalists Bryn Nelson and Jane C. Hu talk about how the climate crisis means we could see more deadly outbreaks, plus the rise of xenophobia as the virus spreads.

First Amendment Activist Hospitalized After Brutal Arrest

An activist known as Blind Justice was arrested after trying to film a state facility to check compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The encounter illustrates the risks citizens are willing to take to hold the government accountable.

Columns

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

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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