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Protesters Call for End to Cataclysmic War as Yemenis Starve

June 19, 2018

Activists from the DSA Anti-War Working Group and Action Corps NYC protested outside the UAE consulate, demanding an end to the US-backed Emirati/Saudi war on Yemen, warning the assault on Hodeida could unleash a famine that starves millions.

Drawing Links Between US Militarism Abroad and Gun Violence at Home (Pt 1/2)

June 18, 2018

Boston teacher Nino Brown, of the ANSWER Coalition, speaks with TRNN’s Ben Norton about the links between US militarism, gun violence, and police brutality. He connects the epidemic of school shootings domestically to the endless wars internationally

Trudeau Imposes Retaliatory Trade Tariffs Against the U.S.

June 18, 2018

It is in the long term interest of Canada to unravel the intertwined economy between the two countries says Dimitri Lascaris

Economic Update: Standing Up

June 18, 2018

This week: Updates on China’s growing life expectancy; Ireland’s vote on abortion; the reality of unemployment in the U.S.; why Amazon offers a “quitting” bonus; Johnson and Johnson putting profits before public health; die-ins at Publix succeed; Macron gets union backlash; Poor People’s Campaign exposes US poverty; Canada joins the race to the bottom; and…

Laura Flanders Show: A Public Bank for Public Good!

June 18, 2018

What would students in debt, worker coops, and entrepreneurs stand to gain from a public bank in the financial capital of the world? This week, putting communities over commodities w/ leading figures in the fight for a new economy for working people

Rattling the Bars: More Arrests And Jail Time

June 17, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway uncovers why more arrests aren’t making communities safer.

Koreans Want Peace, Do Liberal Pundits Want War?

June 16, 2018

In decrying the Singapore summit and Trump’s freeze on U.S. military exercises, liberal pundits are ignoring popular opinion and years of peace activism in South Korea, says Christine Ahn of Women Cross DMZ

Heated NY Primary Pits Corrupt Establishment Democrat Against Young Democratic Socialist

June 16, 2018

In the closely watched upcoming primary in New York, democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is challenging neoliberal Joe Crowley, the chair of the House Democratic Caucus, who Howie Klein says is “the most corrupt Democrat in the House.”

New Progressive Georgia County Commissioner Takes Oath on Malcolm X’s Autobiography

June 16, 2018

Georgia’s new Athens-Clarke County Commissioner Mariah Parker is a 26-year-old PhD student and rapper who took her oath of office on Malcolm X’s autobiography. She discusses how leftists can start transforming US politics at the local level, and how music can inform social justice

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show

June 16, 2018

Dharna and Khalilah talk about the future of the Kirwan Commission, how the coming Maryland gubernatorial race will affect public education, the Poor People’s Campaign, and what happens when hospitals prioritize profit