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Donald Trump Vs. Donald Trump’s Lawyer: Will Trump Plead Ignorance?

Donald Trump Vs. Donald Trump’s Lawyer: Will Trump Plead Ignorance?

December 14, 2018

Trump lawyer Michael Cohen says Trump ordered him to make the hush money payments to Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal weeks before the 2016 election. An unusual statute covering campaign finance could help Trump, says former financial regulator Bill Black

Russian Bombers Landing in Venezuela: A Reaction to US Threats

Russian Bombers Landing in Venezuela: A Reaction to US Threats

December 14, 2018

While the US tried to portray the landing of Russian nuclear weapons capable bombers in Venezuela as a threat, Venezuela clearly sees the US as the threat, which is why the Russian military was invited, say Steve Ellner and Greg Wilpert

Is TRNN Soft on Russia?

Is TRNN Soft on Russia?

December 14, 2018

In our first TRNN podcast, we discuss a viewer letter that says Paul Jay underestimates the danger of Putin – with Marc Steiner, Dharna Noor and Paul Jay

Oliver Stone Remembers Anti-Imperialist Journalist William Blum, Chronicler of CIA Crimes

Oliver Stone Remembers Anti-Imperialist Journalist William Blum, Chronicler of CIA Crimes

December 14, 2018

Academy Award-winning filmmaker Oliver Stone speaks about the life and legacy of dissident journalist and historian William Blum, who documented US war crimes and CIA interventions across the planet

Don't Forget George H. W. Bush's War Crimes, from Iraq's 'Highway of Death' to Panama

Don’t Forget George H. W. Bush’s War Crimes, from Iraq’s ‘Highway of Death’ to Panama

December 14, 2018

As US president, George H.W. Bush invaded Panama and waged the barbaric Gulf War, in which the American military devastated Iraqi civilian infrastructure and massacred thousands of fleeing soldiers

Senate Votes to End US Support for Saudi Mass Murder in Yemen

Senate Votes to End US Support for Saudi Mass Murder in Yemen

December 13, 2018

In a historic vote, the Senate voted 56-41 to withdraw military forces from the US-Saudi war on Yemen. Yemeni-American community organizer Rabyaah Althaibani, whose family has been divided, says she could not be happier

US Consumer Board Conceals how Wells Fargo Fleeces Students

US Consumer Board Conceals how Wells Fargo Fleeces Students

December 12, 2018

The Consumer Financial Protection Board kept a detailed report about how Wells Fargo has long been involved in charging students up to three times more for financial services than other banks do. Why did the CFPB not reveal this? Bill Black explains

Russophobia and the Mueller Investigation

Russophobia and the Mueller Investigation

December 12, 2018

Marc Steiner and Paul Jay discuss corporate news’ coverage of the Mueller investigation and what motivates the rhetoric about Russia’s threat to American democracy

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: Weeks of November 26 and December 3, 2018

December 11, 2018

Dharna Noor, Khalilah Harris and Eze Jackson talk about the new Brookings report that reveals $156 billion in property value denied to black communities. They also discuss Johns Hopkins’ nurses’ fight to unionize, Baltimore City Council’s proposal of income-based water billing, a young man’s dangerous experience with an undercover cop, and more

100 Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

Young Climate Activists Storm Capitol Hill Demanding A Green New Deal

December 11, 2018

Over 140 were arrested in protests calling for Democratic leaders to create a plan to decarbonize the economy