Jackie Walker’s surreptitiously taped words taken out of context led to a 2016 suspension; now she has been expelled. We discuss the case with Jackie Walker herself
Prof. Khalid Ahmed says that what looks like a military coup against Sudan’s president Omar al-Bashir is actually of the president’s own making, to defuse the growing movement and ICC indictment against him
Jerri-Lin Scofield and Jonathan Latham argue that EU plastics ban is far too limited and that recycling plastics does not deal with the main problem these materials cause
As police pulled Julian Assange out of the the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, the Wikileaks founder held on to a copy of “Gore Vidal: History of the National Security State,” a collection of interviews the late author and critic of the security state did with Paul Jay, CEO and editor-in-chief of The Real News Network.…
Germany is abuzz about a new movement to expropriate 240,000 apartments from large landowners in order to halt rapidly rising rents in Berlin
Consolidation of power into the federal government will make it harder for states to oppose pipeline construction for environmental reasons, says Tamara O’Laughlin, North America Director of 350.org (http://350.org).
As student occupation continues, professors join in calls for the university to abandon plan for armed police
Environmentalists argue the former energy and oil lobbyist will further harm the climate and public health
With Trump promising to “go in a tougher direction” with his replacement for DHS head, what can Trump legally do to go in that direction in light of the recent ruling against his “wait in Mexico” policy for asylum seekers? We speak to Denise Bell of Amnesty International
The Mueller report, while finding no collusion by Trump, did reinforce the narrative that Russia interfered in the 2016 elections to sow discord and disinformation, reinforcing the idea that Russia is an existential threat to the United States
Rabbi Mivasair discusses the implications of Netanyahu’s probable reelection and his last-ditch effort to appease the far-right in Israel, by declaring his willingness to annex the West Bank
On Saturday in Berlin, President Obama said progressives shouldn’t attack other progressives, saying it’s a “circular firing squad.” But are corporate Democrats within the progressive camp?