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Hong Kong Democracy Protestors Launch General Strike

Hong Kong Democracy Protestors Launch General Strike

August 6, 2019

Thousands took part in protests that shut down roads, public transportation and cancelled hundreds of flights

Linda Sarsour Explains How "Fire Pantaleo!" Spontaneously Erupted at the Dem Debate

Linda Sarsour Explains How “Fire Pantaleo!” Spontaneously Erupted at the Dem Debate

August 6, 2019

While activists say they will work to stop Trump, as organizers they must continue the fight for justice &  keep Democratic candidates honest

Right-Wing Extremist Scott Presler Organizes Trash Clean Up in West Baltimore

Right-Wing Extremist Scott Presler Organizes Trash Clean Up in West Baltimore

August 6, 2019

Inspired by Trump, right-wing extremist Scott Presler organizes a “Clean Up” event in West Baltimore, but is this altruism or a political ploy for Trump?

Democrats "Are Not Speaking to the Needs of Immigrants and Communities of Color”

Democrats “Are Not Speaking to the Needs of Immigrants and Communities of Color”

August 6, 2019

Immigrant communities and people of color in the US are highly suspicious of the Democratic Party. However, there is a group of young democratic politicians from members of these communities who are giving hope

Cop Whose Arrest Lead to Black Teen's Death Decertified by State

Cop Whose Arrest Lead to Black Teen’s Death Decertified by State

August 6, 2019

Maryland officials confirmed today that a Greensboro, MD police officer who initially tried to arrest Anton Black and later participated in the arrest that lead to his death has been formally decertified 

White Nationalist Terror Attack in El Paso Was Not an Isolated Incident

White Nationalist Terror Attack in El Paso Was Not an Isolated Incident

August 5, 2019

Gerald Horne and Arun Gupta outline the history of white terror in America and what its modern manifestation means for our future.

Is the Rise in Lyme Disease Due to Weaponized Ticks?

Is the Rise in Lyme Disease Due to Weaponized Ticks?

August 5, 2019

Lyme disease and other tick-borne diseases affects 400,000 Americans each year, and the reported cases are rising. Did the pentagon weaponized ticks and unleash them on an unsuspecting public? We discuss the possibility with science writer Kris Newby

The Forgotten Rohingya Refugees

The Forgotten Rohingya Refugees

August 5, 2019

Existence is resistance: a quarter of a million Rohingya refugees live in Malaysia with no legal rights or protections

Russia's President Putin Cracks Down, Despite Maintaining Broad Popular Support 

Russia’s President Putin Cracks Down, Despite Maintaining Broad Popular Support 

August 4, 2019

Russia expert Tony Wood discusses the arrest and possible poisoning of Alexei Navalny, who was banned from running in local elections and protested that decision. Putin’s apparent effort to contain Navalny, even though he poses no real threat, displays Putin’s paranoia, says Wood

Laura Flanders Show: The Mad Military Money Machine

Laura Flanders Show: The Mad Military Money Machine

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August 4, 2019

There’s something sick about U.S. Military spending. It’s certainly not keeping anyone safe. This week, why we the public spend billions on bad technology and what happens to service people who speak up about it. Then, a peace economy  – what might it look like? I’ll talk to Jodie Evans of Code Pink.

US Withdrawal from INF Treaty Creates Greater Nuclear Instability 

US Withdrawal from INF Treaty Creates Greater Nuclear Instability 

August 2, 2019

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US is unilaterally withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which could have been re-negotiated if the US had acknowledged its own responsibility for the treaty’s problems

Trump's New Tariffs on China Help Pay for his Corporate Tax Cut

Trump’s New Tariffs on China Help Pay for his Corporate Tax Cut

August 2, 2019

Trump’s claim that China is paying for the tariffs is completely false and basically serves to redirect income from his poor supporters to his wealthy supporters. Not only that, the policy will have the consequence of further isolating the United States, says Michael Hudson

Can a Majoritarian Movement Be Built to Stop Trump's Racist Momentum?

Can a Majoritarian Movement Be Built to Stop Trump’s Racist Momentum?

August 2, 2019

Ajay Chaudhary & Maurice Mitchell analyze the racist right wing surge & how to fight for a real democracy built on racial, social and economic justice

The Lines Between Us: The Modern History of Baltimore Apartheid (2/2)

The Lines Between Us

August 2, 2019
In part two, Lawrence Lanahan says the fight for fair housing did not end after the civil rights movement.
Canadians have a Right to Know if their Wine Was Made on Stolen Land

Canadians have a Right to Know if their Wine Was Made on Stolen Land

August 2, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris discusses the decision of a Canadian federal court to ban wine from illegal Israeli colonies to be labelled as “made in Israel.” This issue reaches far beyond Canada, as many states debate these issues around the world

2nd Dem Debate Pt 2: To Impeach, or Not to Impeach? That Is the Question. (4/4)

2nd Democratic Debate

August 2, 2019
While Democrats struggle with the question of impeachment, the healthcare debate is getting mired in minutiae and some voters are calling for a working class party. With Kimberly Moffitt, Jacqueline Luqman, and Marc Steiner as host
Can Cap and Invest Programs Bring Environmental Justice? (1/2)

Can Cap and Invest Programs Bring Environmental Justice?

August 2, 2019
12 states and Washington, DC are teaming up on the Transportation & Climate Initiative, but critics from Newark and Baltimore say the program excludes frontline voices and depends too much on market forces
Over 100 Killed in Another Mediterannean Shipwreck as Europe Watches

Over 100 Killed in Another Mediterannean Shipwreck as Europe Watches

August 2, 2019

Frédéric Penard discusses the efforts of small NGOs to rescue refugees crossing the Mediterranean, against the efforts of European governments to block the entry of people fleeing war and famine

UN Report on Child Casualties Blacklists only Muslim Perpetrators

August 1, 2019

Secretary General Antionio Guterres presented the report on child casualties in war to the Security Council on Friday. Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen are the areas with the highest numbers of child casualties, followed by Palestine. Nearly all the children killed were Muslim

Does China's New Military Strategy Paper Display a New Assertiveness?

Does China’s New Military Strategy Paper Display a New Assertiveness?

August 1, 2019

China’s military has developed a new strategy paper that emphasizes the need to keep Hong Kong and Taiwan. Does this signal a new military assertiveness from China? Or is it a reaction to US foreign policy?