North America

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

Baltimore Rejects Plan to Arm School Police During School Day

January 23, 2019

The Baltimore school board rejected the proposal amid heated debate. Meanwhile, we get a response to an ACLU and NAACP-LDF letter demanding Maryland adequately fund Baltimore schools

Most Americans Want Medicare for All, Without Private Insurers

Most Americans Want Medicare for All, Without Private Insurers

January 23, 2019

Bob Pollin & Michael Lighty hold that Medicare for All does not have into include private insurers like Medicare does today

Oceans Are Warming Far Faster Than Scientists Estimated

Oceans Are Warming Far Faster Than Scientists Estimated

January 22, 2019

Scientist Zeke Hausfather explains a new study showing oceans are warming 40% faster than the IPCC estimated

Blue Flu Epidemic Caused by Shutdown: Will it Turn into a Strike?

Blue Flu Epidemic Caused by Shutdown: Will it Turn into a Strike?

January 22, 2019

The shutdown is causing a so-called “blue flu” epidemic among TSA employees who are suffering economic distress. What can they do? We speak to labor organizer Gary Stevenson, co-author of a New York Times OpEd on the topic

'Inconvenient Truth': Without 'Bold Measures' the Chesapeake Bay Is in Dire Trouble (Pt 1/2)

'Inconvenient Truth': Without 'Bold Measures' the Chesapeake Bay Is in Dire Trouble

January 22, 2019
Leading Bay activists take on Big Ag, developers, politicians and establishment environmental orgs, warning the Bay is dying while they’re talking
Nina Turner Speaks at the Women's March

Nina Turner Speaks at the Women’s March

January 20, 2019

Former Ohio State Senator (D) and Our Revolution President Nina Turner speaks at the 2019 Women’s March in Washington D.C..

Women Say Unity, Not Strife, Define 2019 March

Women Say Unity, Not Strife, Define 2019 March

January 20, 2019

As women gathered across the country to march in protest for the third straight year, participants say fighting for equality and inclusiveness transcends the mainstream media’s obsession with internal squabbles

Since Decriminalization, 96% of People Arrested for Weed in Baltimore Are Black

January 18, 2019

Journalist Brandon Soderberg and 34-year police veteran Neill Franklin discuss “Structural Racism and Cannabis: Black Baltimoreans still disproportionately arrested for weed after decriminalization.”

Mumia’s Lawyer Discusses the Fact that New Boxes of Evidence Were Found

Mumia’s Lawyer Discusses the Fact that New Boxes of Evidence Were Found

January 18, 2019

Rachel Wolkenstein, former co-counsel for Mumia Abu-Jamal, discusses what the discovery of six new boxes of evidence means for Mumia’s case. Wolkenstein believes the boxes contain incriminating evidence against the police in his case