The Nation’s Sasha Abramsky discusses what we learned from the testimony of witnesses Kent and Taylor.
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.
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.
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.
Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent testify on Impeach Inquiry before House Intelligence Cmte
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.
A movement to tax non-profits in a city mired in poverty has hit an obstacle: The richest institutions claim they already pay enough.
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.
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.
So says whistleblower and former federal investigator Bill Black, who defines with fine detail what will likely be emerging from the impeachment hearings.
Even though Morales agreed to the OAS’s push for new elections, the country’s opposition and military forced him out.
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.
Hari Ziyad talks about whether voters, especially Black voters, should expect politicians to give them personal advice on how to handle institutional problems.
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.
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.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tells TRNN that grassroots movements are “winning, beating the billionaires,” and paving the way for a Green New Deal.
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.
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.
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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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.
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
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.
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.