Investigative journalist and founder of the Empire Files Abby Martin talks about the implications Julian Assange’s case has for journalism; if what happened in Bolivia was a coup, and if it’s part of a trend unfolding throughout Latin America; and her latest documentary film, “Gaza Fights for Freedom.”
Co-author Nolan Higdon discusses “United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It).”
Dave Zirin explains why Colin Kaepernick’s ongoing struggle with the NFL is really an example of how Black dissent is punished in the US.
David Swanson says there are plenty of reasons for impeaching Trump, but the Democrats’ Ukrainegate case is weak and will not galvanize the nation or challenge the Senate to convict.
Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard owned the foreign policy debate Wednesday night, despite facile questions from the MSNBC panel.
The attacks against Trump in the Democratic debate were eviscerating. But Bernie Sanders warned that even though he is a criminal, just attacking won’t be enough to defeat him.
The candidates were divided on whether to tax the rich or expand wealth. This was at the heart of the debate, but it missed central points
Supporters of the SESTA/FOSTA law said it would make it easier to fight online sex trafficking. Instead it’s threatened the safety of sex workers and free speech on the internet.
This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff discusses a political strategy for transition beyond capitalism to an economy based on democratic worker-owned co-operatives. The first half explores the history of the transition from feudalism to capitalism, while the second half draws lessons from that history to provide a strategy for a transition beyond capitalism.
One of the architects of GND for Housing and an organizer from US Gulf communities talk about the politically transformative movement that could unite the working class and help build the Green New Deal.