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TRNN Live: Recapping Day One of the Impeachment Hearings

November 14, 2019

The Nation’s Sasha Abramsky discusses what we learned from the testimony of witnesses Kent and Taylor.

Spain’s Far Right Wins Big, But Left Coalition Still Possible

November 14, 2019

Spain held its second parliamentary election this year last Sunday, and the anti-immigrant and nationalist Vox party doubled its representation. But the vote might not resolve Spain’s political impasse.

Sea Level Rise Could Be Three Times Worse Than Previous Estimates

November 14, 2019

A new study and mapping visualization tool by the organization Climate Central says hundreds of millions more people than previously thought live in coastal flooding risk zones.

White Nationalists Are Running the White House

November 14, 2019

The Southern Poverty Law Center’s Hatewatch report on the leaked emails of Trump senior policy adviser Stephen Miller shows the deep connections he has to racist white nationalists.

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing

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November 13, 2019

Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent testify on Impeach Inquiry before House Intelligence Cmte

Laura Flanders Show: What Progressives Have to Do to Take the White House & Pass #MedicareForAll

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November 13, 2019

Laura Flanders Show creative director, Matt Colaciello, interviewed congresswoman Pramila Jayapal, co-chair of the Congressional Progressive Caucus, about single-payer #medicareforall, the state of the Union, and the responsibility that activist have to bring the “street heat” to public office.

Elite Institutions Hoard Wealth While Cities Die Around Them

November 13, 2019

A movement to tax non-profits in a city mired in poverty has hit an obstacle: The richest institutions claim they already pay enough.

Baltimore to Reckon With A Shitty Sewage Situation

November 13, 2019

The city’s programs to help residents deal with sewage backups aren’t doing much to help. City Council will take up the problem at a hearing on Wednesday.

Bloomberg Could Buy the White House to Kill a Wealth Tax

November 13, 2019

Inequality.org’s Sam Pizzigati says a $6 billion presidential campaign by Michael Bloomberg would pay for itself in two years if it would stop a wealth tax.

Trump: The Most Corrupt President in US History

November 13, 2019

So says whistleblower and former federal investigator Bill Black, who defines with fine detail what will likely be emerging from the impeachment hearings.

Bolivia’s Evo Morales Forced to Resign in Coup d’État

November 12, 2019

Even though Morales agreed to the OAS’s push for new elections, the country’s opposition and military forced him out.

Chilean Student Leader: Change Long Overdue

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November 12, 2019

Chile has been rocked by three weeks of sometimes violent protests demanding constitutional reform and greater equality. DW met up with one student leader for whom the last few weeks have been unusually hectic.

Should Politicians Respond to Systemic Issues As If They Are Our Parents?

November 12, 2019

Hari Ziyad talks about whether voters, especially Black voters, should expect politicians to give them personal advice on how to handle institutional problems.

Forgetting About Greensboro Keeps Us Unprepared for White Supremacist Violence

November 12, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman talks with Rev. Nelson Johnson, one of the survivors of the Greensboro Massacre, about how knowing this history of white supremacist violence might have better prepared us for what we face today.

Iran Nuclear Agreement Continues to Collapse as Confrontation Intensifies

November 12, 2019

The collapse of the JCPOA, due to US withdrawal from the agreement, and protests in Iraq and in Lebanon are depriving Iran of its influence in the region and are pushing the government towards greater confrontation.

Independent Journalism is More Important than Ever!

November 11, 2019

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AOC Says Bloomberg Run Isn’t ‘What We Need Right Now’

November 10, 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells TRNN that grassroots movements are “winning, beating the billionaires,” and paving the way for a Green New Deal.

Brazil’s Ex-President Lula Freed, Promises to Continue Fight for Justice

November 10, 2019

After spending 19 months in jail on a 12-year prison sentence, Brazil’s Supreme Court ruled that Lula had to be freed until his appeals are exhausted. Supporters greeted him enthusiastically and Lula promised to fight the unjust case against him and for social justice in Brazil.

Thousands Rally with Bernie Sanders and AOC at Iowa Climate Summit

November 9, 2019

The day after he held the biggest Iowa rally of the election cycle, Sanders held a climate summit in Des Moines. TRNN’s Dharna Noor and Jaisal Noor spoke with attendees.

A Modern-Day Colonial Plantation Seeks Influence Over Trump

November 8, 2019

Psagot Winery from the occupied West Bank hired the lobbying firm Covington and Burling to sow conflict between the Trump administration and the EU, in order to gain leverage in its legal struggle to mis-label its wines as being products of Israel.

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November 8, 2019

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Private Equity Firms are Modern Day Vampires Sucking the Lifeblood Out of Our Society

November 8, 2019

Deadspin is the latest victim of private equity. Labor writer and activist Kim Kelly warns us that these 21st century “private equity vampires” have to be controlled.

US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Agreement Will Cause ‘Real Harm’

November 8, 2019

Climate crisis scientist Michael Mann talks about how the US withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement will have an enormous impact on climate change, even though he says the agreement was quite bad to begin with

‘Massacre’ of Indigenous Leaders in Colombia Is Result of Broken Peace Agreement

November 8, 2019

Yet another massacre of indigenous leaders in Colombia has sparked outrage across the country, as the right-wing government of President Ivan Duque faces increasing challenges to his already weakened leadership.

30 Years After Berlin Wall Fell, Germany’s Divide Persists

November 8, 2019

Despite billions of euros in subsidies and an overhaul of infrastructure in the east, economic differences between eastern and western Germany persist. And top jobs in the east are still filled by people from the west 30 years on.