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Ilhan Omar, anti-Semitism, Nancy Pelosi, AIPAC, Charles Lechner, Phyllis Bennis, Marc Steiner

Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitism? Or Fear of Open Debate on Israel?

February 12, 2019

Why Are They Really Mad At Ilhan Omar? What does being a woman of color have to do with it? She said no more than other critics of American policy in the Middle East. Marc Steiner, Charles Lenchner, and Phyllis Bennis discuss the issue

Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis, Ind.; Photo Credit: Steve Horn

Indiana Republican-Dominated Senate, House Consider Solar Bills

February 12, 2019

In a state better known for production of Mike Pence and coal mining, bills promoting solar energy under consideration

City Council Approves Bill That Could Shut Down Massive Trash Incinerator

February 11, 2019

Baltimore City Council unanimously approved a bill that would impose stricter pollution requirements on the city’s trash incinerator and could force it to shut down

Elliott Abrams: The War Criminal Running US Policy in Venezuela

February 11, 2019

The recently named US Special Envoy on Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, is back in the halls of power after a career of supporting dictators, violence and genocide around the world

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America's Inequality Machine

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America’s Inequality Machine

February 10, 2019

The recent in-custody police death of Anton Black and inadequate civilian oversight in Baltimore reveal how the underlying imperative of policing in the U.S. is not public safety, but instead heightening the rampant inequality that continues to plague urban America

Senate Democrats, Republicans Have Ex-Fracking Lobbyists Running Senate Energy Committee

Senate Democrats, Republicans Have Ex-Fracking Lobbyists Running Senate Energy Committee

February 10, 2019

The Senate Energy Committee leadership on both sides of the aisle is staffed up by former fracking industry lobbyists who worked as colleagues at same group

Author Chris Wilson Unveils his Master Plan with New Book

Author Chris Wilson Unveils his Master Plan with New Book

February 10, 2019

Chris Wilson, convicted as an adult at 17 and sentenced to life in prison without parole, tells his harrowing story in his new book, The Master Plan. The book details him turning his life around in prison, including teaching himself 5 languages and helping other youth offenders re-enter society.

A conversation about Climate Change with Dharna Noor and Steve Horn - The Baltimore Podcast Show.

A conversation about Climate Change with Dharna Noor and Steve Horn – The Baltimore Podcast Show.

February 9, 2019

Eze Jackson and Tracey Beale talk with Dharna Noor and Steve Horn about their work reporting on climate change and the urgency for us to act now

Did Justin Trudeau’s Office Obstruct Justice in Canada’s Worst Corporate Corruption Scandal?

Did Justin Trudeau’s Office Obstruct Justice in Canada’s Worst Corporate Corruption Scandal?

February 8, 2019

TRNN’s Dimitri Lascaris, former class actions lawyer who pursued SNC-Lavalin in court, discusses the PMO’s legal exposure

The Green New Deal Must Take on the Fossil Fuel Industry

The Green New Deal Must Take on the Fossil Fuel Industry

February 7, 2019

Greenpeace’s Janet Redman says the Green New Deal proposal from Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey is a step towards unprecedented climate action, but that it must mandate a phase-out of oil, gas, and coal