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Trump's Iran Treaty Withdrawal and Sanctions Based on Lies, but War Could Be a Reality

Trump’s Iran Treaty Withdrawal and Sanctions Based on Lies, but War Could Be a Reality

July 18, 2019

Khury Petersen-Smith outlines how Trump’s untruths and policies are making America the aggressor, not Iran, and how American media from the New York Times to Fox News are falling for his rhetoric

Jewish Activists of 'Never Again' Action Oppose Immigrant Detention Centers

Jewish Activists of ‘Never Again’ Action Oppose Immigrant Detention Centers

July 18, 2019

Molly Amster of Jews United for Justice explains why the concentration camp analogy is more than just rhetoric when it comes to Trump’s detention camps and policies

Why Is Homeownership Among Blacks Lower Than Ever?

Why Is Homeownership Among Blacks Lower Than Ever?

July 18, 2019

Segregation and housing discrimination are affecting Black homeownership today as much as in the days before the 1964 Civil Rights Act. What happened and how can this be reversed?

5 Years Later: No Indictments in Choking Death of Eric Garner

5 Years Later: No Indictments in Choking Death of Eric Garner

July 17, 2019

Attorney and activist Kamau Franklin says the decision not to bring civil or criminal charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the murder of Eric Garner is an example of the criminal justice system working as intended

Trump's Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate - Will it Lead Us to Fascism? 

Trump’s Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate – Will It Lead Us to Fascism? 

July 17, 2019

Henry Giroux dissects how the potential path to fascism is laid bare in Trump’s rhetoric and policies. The voices of the four Congresswomen speak to another American future

Sudan Transition to Civilian Rule Endangered as Foreign Interests Prevail

Sudan Transition to Civilian Rule Endangered as Foreign Interests Prevail

July 17, 2019

With the foiling of a coup attempt last week, the Sudanese military is consolidating its rule, despite having signed transition agreement for joint military-civilian rule. Gulf states want the military in charge, especially since Sudanese soldiers are fighting in Yemen, says Prof. Khalid Ahmed

Why A 20-Year Old Climate Activist is Suing the Federal Government

Why A 20-Year Old Climate Activist is Suing the Federal Government

July 17, 2019

At Netroots Nation 2019, Vic Barrett, a young defendant in Juliana vs US, talks to Dharna Noor about why he’s suing the federal government for its role in the climate crisis

Economic Update: Worker Co-Ops Rising

Economic Update: Worker Co-Ops Rising

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
July 17, 2019

This week: Updates on “regulatory capture” in the U.S. vs E.U.; the IMF report on the U.S. economy finds major negatives; how Trump’s desperation for re-election shapes his aggressive policies towards the Federal Reserve, China and Mexico; Prof. Wolff interviews John Duda from the Democracy Collaborative and one of the founders of Red Emma’s Bookstore…

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Real Talk Tho Episode 8 - Segments

July 16, 2019
Episode 8 of Real Talk Tho: As Trump threaten immigration raids, how will Baltimore respond? (1/10)
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Real Talk Tho: How will Baltimore Respond to Immigration Policy”

July 16, 2019

As Trump Ratchets Up Anti-immigrant Rhetoric, How Will Baltimore Respond? Images of children at the border locked in cages and starving have sparked protests across the country. Meanwhile, President Trump’s threats to carry out raids in cities like Baltimore have immigrant communities living in fear of being detained or deported. Do these harsh immigration policies…

Ruthless Philippine President's High Popularity Is the Result of Failed Democracy

Ruthless Philippine President’s High Popularity Is the Result of Failed Democracy

July 16, 2019

As the death toll in President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs keeps climbing, so does his popularity. How can this be? Walden Bello says it is the result of a failed liberal democracy in the Philippines

As Republicans Push Pro-Life Agenda, Maternal and Infant Death Rates Rise

As Republicans Push Pro-Life Agenda, Maternal and Infant Death Rates Rise

July 16, 2019

Not only has maternal and infant health mortality rates increased in the U.S. but these rates are double for black women compared to their white counterparts–no matter what their education or income level. Community Doulas and midwives think they have part of the solution

A Socialist Defector: From Harvard to Karl-Marx-Allee

A Socialist Defector: From Harvard to Karl-Marx-Allee

July 16, 2019

Victor Grossman defected to East Germany while serving in the US military in the 1950’s. His latest book recounts his assessment of life in the US, in East Germany, and in the united Germany. We discuss the book with the author

Laura Flanders Show: Listening to Our Better Angels

Laura Flanders Show: Listening to Our Better Angels

Partner Content Provided By: The Laura Flanders Show
July 16, 2019

Red, blue, rich, poor, country, city, left or right. Chances are you probably fall into one of those categories. And you may be quite happy where you are. The people of Better Angels believe there’s still value in talking, and they’ve come up with a way of doing it that actually seems to bring people…

Trump's Racist Tweets Fan Hatred, Defining the Coming Election

Trump’s Racist Tweets Fan Hatred, Defining the Coming Election

July 15, 2019

Professors Gerald Horne and Kimberly Moffit examine how Trump’s targeted tweet storm against progressive women of color who serve in Congress works to further divide the Democratic party, while dredging up America’s racist settler-colonial past

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

July 15, 2019

NASA scientist Claire Parkinson says that, from 2014-2017, Antarctic sea ice rapidly fell to its lowest levels in 40 years, which could trigger a devastating rise in sea levels