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Beto O'Rourke: Corporate or Progressive Democrat?

Beto O’Rourke: Corporate or Progressive Democrat?

March 24, 2019

O’Rourke is a member of the New Democrat Coalition, a caucus with close connections to the finance, insurance and real estate industries; Beto calls himself a progressive Democrat – with Jacqueline Luqman, Norman Solomon and host Paul Jay

HR1: A Call for Campaign Finance Reform, Ethics, and Voting Rights

HR1: A Call for Campaign Finance Reform, Ethics, and Voting Rights

March 24, 2019

Rep. John Sarbanes of Maryland joins us to explore the legislation that he’s spearheading to end the involvement of dark money in politics, allow public campaign financing, and demand major ethics and voting rights reforms, and why Republicans are threatening kill it in the Senate

Democratic Hopefuls Reject AIPAC

Democratic Hopefuls Reject AIPAC

March 22, 2019

So far no Democratic presidential candidates have committed to speaking at this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference. Is this a shift in Democratic foreign policy towards Israel? What does this mean for AIPAC, one of the country’s most influential lobby groups?

​Eddie Conway: 5-Year Anniversary of His Release From Prison ​- RAI (11/12)

Reality Asserts Itself - Eddie Conway

March 22, 2019
We continue our Reality Asserts Itself series with TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway, who spent 44 years as a political prisoner and is now in the leadership of TRNN
Monsanto's Weed Killer is "Substantial Factor" in Cancer, Says Jury

Monsanto’s Weed Killer is “Substantial Factor” in Cancer, Says Jury

March 22, 2019

Monsanto is about to face 11,200 more trials over the potential carcinogen in Roundup, which has prompted legislation to limit the chemical’s use

Elizabeth Warren & Activists, Target the Electoral College

Elizabeth Warren & Activists Target the Electoral College

March 22, 2019

Embedded in the Constitution, the Electoral College may be hard to eliminate. Our guest John R. Koza of National Popular Vote thinks it can be remade to serve the popular will

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

March 22, 2019

The largest community garden in Baltimore is aiming to make Baltimore more sustainable and push the city toward zero-waste, but it is under threat of demolition by the city

Maryland Advances Bill For a $15 Minimum Wage in Six Years

Maryland Advances Bill For a $15 Minimum Wage in Six Years

March 21, 2019

The minimum wage for small businesses won’t reach $15 until July 2026 and untipped workers are excluded

Venezuela and Socialism - mailbag with Paul Jay

Venezuela and Socialism – Mailbag with Paul Jay

March 21, 2019

Trump says socialism has proven a failure – Paul Jay joins Taya Graham to discuss viewer comments and questions

Trump's Secrecy Insulates U.S. Public from CIA Drone War

Trump’s Secrecy Insulates U.S. Public from CIA Drone War

March 21, 2019

Trump just revoked an Obama-era reporting requirement about civilian drone strike casualties. While it lacked full transparency, it was better than the renewed secrecy that will surround the CIA’s drone war program now