Trump Says the Military Industrial Complex is Pressuring him Into a War With Iran

Trump Says the Military Industrial Complex is Pressuring him Into a War With Iran

May 21, 2019

With a thirty year Boeing veteran at the Pentagon, Patrick Shanahan as Acting Secretary of Defense, and with John Bolton and Mike Pompeo at the helm, war with Iran is likely says the former chief of staff to Secretary of State, Col. Larry Wilkerson

More Die From Medical Insurance ‘Aggressive Prior Authorization’ Than Before ACA – Wendell Potter RAI (6/7)

More Die From Medical Insurance ‘Aggressive Prior Authorization’ Than Before ACA - Wendell Potter RAI (6/7)
Wall Street demands medical insurance companies maintain their profits under the Affordable Care Act, which means they get even more aggressive in denying coverage and...

Trump’s Real Estate Dealings Needed a ‘Criminal Organization:’ Deutsche Bank

May 20, 2019
Trump's Real Estate Dealings Needed a ‘Criminal Organization:’ Deutsche Bank

In 1990 Trump reorganized his finances and no bank would lend him money except for Deutsche Bank. Deutsche Bank has already paid $600 million in…

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How Johns Hopkins’ Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)

May 21, 2019
How Johns Hopkins' Influence Haunts Baltimore (2/2)
In part two, Antero Pietila, author of “The Ghosts Of Johns Hopkins,” discusses recent protests by students, community members and Hopkins employees over the institution’s... See More

Laura Flanders Show: Dance as World-Changing Movement

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May 21, 2019
Laura Flanders Show: Dance as World-Changing Movement

This week, two artists who expand our ideas about beauty, risk, mobility, and inclusion. Wheelchair dancer and esteemed choreographer Alice Sheppard, and MacArthur Genius Award-winning…

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Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

May 19, 2019
Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

Vijay Prashad says the very dangerous statements, economic sanctions and military aggression unleashed by Washington this week against Iran was countered by cool headed diplomacy…

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The Left Case Against the EU (1/2)

January 17, 2019
The Left Case Against the EU
Costas Lapavitsas, former MP of the Greek Parliament and author of The Left Case Against the EU, says the left needs to have honest debates... See More

Trump’s 2020 Military Budget Is $500 Billion More Than He Claims

May 19, 2019
Trump's 2020 Military Budget Is $500 Billion More Than He Claims

If all the hidden parts are added together, the true military budget would be close to $1.25 trillion, says William Hartung of the Center for…

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Trump Appointees Refuse to Say They Support Brown v. Board of Education

Trump Appointees Refuse to Say They Support Brown v. Board of Education

May 20, 2019

65 years ago, the Supreme Court ruled 9-0 to end school segregation. Now Trump’s appointees to the federal bench and Department of Justice refuse to say they support it. What does the future hold?

New Abortion Laws 'Go Against Common Sense'

New Abortion Laws ‘Go Against Common Sense’

May 19, 2019

Conservatives have launched a new attack on abortion rights, which go against both medical science and common sense, says Anoa Changa, but the point is to bring the issue to the new conservative Supreme Court majority

Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Is Being Pushed By ‘Islamophobia Industry’

Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Is Being Pushed By ‘Islamophobia Industry’

May 19, 2019

Civil rights lawyer and activist Arjun Singh Sethi says, “Even the CIA actually came out and said it would be a mistake, because in many ways the Muslim Brotherhood more recently has been a force of moderation and democratization in the Middle East.”

Climate Change Hits Southern Mexico Hard; Farmers Develop New Ways of Coping

Climate Change Hits Southern Mexico Hard; Farmers Develop New Ways of Coping

May 19, 2019

The town of Yukuyoko, in the Mixteca region of Southern Mexico, is developing innovative ways of confronting drought. Laura Carlsen reports from Yukuyoko for TRNN

Trump's Huawei Ban Confirms 'Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons'

Trump’s Huawei Ban Confirms ‘Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons’

May 17, 2019

As Trump warns of the surveillance danger of Huawei, the real concern of consumers should be the fact they are being surveilled by the U.S. government and all tech companies, says Yasha Levine

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By: Andrew Levine

May 17, 2019

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May 14, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

May 14, 2019

Why Ecuador?

By: Ola Bini

May 9, 2019

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

Fallujah Forgotten

By: David Swanson

May 6, 2019

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn

April 29, 2019

Activists Remain In Venezuelan Embassy With Gratitude From Foreign Ministry

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

April 25, 2019

Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike

By: Richard Roman, Edur Velasco Arregui

April 25, 2019

Joe Biden: Puffery vs. Reality

By: Norman Solomon

April 24, 2019

The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 19, 2019

World Bank Dispossessing Rural Poor

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury

April 16, 2019

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

April 16, 2019

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

By: Norman Solomon

April 15, 2019

Medicare for All 64-Year-Olds

By: Dean Baker

April 15, 2019

David Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary

By: Steve Horn

April 11, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 1, 2019

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