Organizers say this was the largest youth-led demonstration in history. TRNN spoke to demonstrators in New York and Baltimore
Auto Worker Jesse Kelly talks about the oppression of being a temp worker, how it keeps workers impoverished & works to diminish unions
At New York City’s climate strike, elementary schoolers tell Dharna Noor how they think adults should take on the climate crisis
Activists are taking part in 5,000 actions across 157 countries to demand immediate action to address climate change. We’ll bring you updates throughout the day including on-the-ground reporting from Baltimore and New York
The new film follows the U.S. oil supply chain, covering health, climate and environmental justice impacts. And it points to the president who was central to creating the current reality: Barack Obama.
After causing almost every recession of the past several decades, the Federal Reserve is lowering interest rates before a recession takes hold. This represents an important shift in the Fed’s policy, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot
Under a new law backed by Big Oil and passed in statehouses nationwide, Greenpeace USA activists face felony charges for the action. Texas is the second state to bring such charges under the “critical infrastructure” law
Union strikes are growing, as is voter support for unions. In this context, what does Sen. Bernie Sanders’ union platform mean?
“Not in our backyard!” – Residents of Abingdon, Maryland, demand an end to the deforestation plan and protest in front of Harford County Government Administration Offices.
At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, labor and environmental organizer Jane McAlevey explains what strikes, war, and globalization have to do with climate justice.
In the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News From the Revolutionary War to The War On Terror, authors Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong assert that “The mainstream corporate media is one of the chief propagators of American exceptionalism and innocence…the narratives of American exceptionalism and American innocence work together…
Forget “climate change” and “global warming”: Environmental advocates are increasingly using phrases that emphasize the urgency of our planetary pickle, such as “climate crisis,” “climate emergency,” and “existential threat.”
Our guests analyze Israeli political paralysis, the power of the right, and what having the Arab coalition be the largest opposition party might mean
A diverse coalition of trees and ranchers, organized by the Sunrise Movement and Regeneration International, presented a letter to Congress, urging passage of a Green New Deal
Police in Aberdeen, Washington shot and killed a man while trying to serve a warrant two weeks ago. On this Police Accountability Report, we look at the video that raises doubts about their story and reveals underlying tensions caused by aggressive policing in the small Pacific Northwest town.
The US and Brazil found common ground for combating the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, proposing that economic development is the cure. However, Amazon Watch’s Christian Poirier says that the kind of development they propose will have the opposite effect.
President Erdogan of Turkey says that it’s time for Turkey to send Syrian refugees to northern Syria, currently inhabited by Syrian Kurds. Meanwhile Erdogan’s position in Turkey is weakening, both politically and economically, says Baris Karaagac
Antony Loewenstein parses the fog around UAE & Saudis in Yemen, how it is connected to the chaos in Libya, the drone attack, and wider chaos of the Middle East
Gender-based violence – why are states so bad at making it stop? This week, in her first appearance since fleeing Brazil, women’s rights advocate Debora Diniz joins fellow activists and philanthropists to discuss what works and what doesn’t in stopping violence against women and girls.
As’ad Abukhalil maintains that Trump may not actually want war, but the consequences of this attack could still have dangerous consequences
The fossil fuel industry has for decades funded climate science disinformation campaigns, sowing seeds of scientific doubt. As the climate crisis has grown, its PR machine now points to the industry as part of the solution
An envoy to the upcoming UN Climate Summit said he hopes the summit will serve as a wake-up for the world as the climate crisis deepens. And he sees recent youth-led climate activism as making a major dent in public discourse
Professor James Boyce discusses the many benefits of a carbon pricing scheme that pays dividends to the public.
The first half of this week’s episode of Economic Update features a discussion by Professor Wolff on the parallels of declining capitalism in the UK and the U.S. and how the denials of the systemic problems inherent with capitalism are making the economic situations in both countries profoundly worse. In the second half of this…