2016 Presidential Election

Greg Palast on Why Clinton Didn’t Push for Michigan Recount – Part 2 of 2

December 21, 2016

Greg Palast tells Paul Jay that there are 75,000 uncounted Clinton votes, but she won’t push for a recount because the elite will defend the fake monstrosity called the US electoral system even when their personal interests are at stake

Greg Palast on Why Clinton Didn’t Push for Michigan Recount – Part 1 of 2

December 20, 2016

Greg Palast tells Paul Jay that in order to rig and steal elections today, Jim Crow has gone into cyberspace

Anti-Trump Protests Continue Nationwide

November 21, 2016

Protests were held in New York, DC, and Austin over the weekend, while students in Portland walked out of class Monday

Presidential Polls Were Off the Mark Because of Voter Suppression

November 16, 2016

Filmmaker Greg Palast says the states of Michigan, Arizona, North Carolina, and Ohio were stolen in this election

Big Labor’s Strategy to Defeat the Far-Right Resulted in the Far-Right Taking Over

November 15, 2016

Michael Lighty of National Nurses United tells Paul Jay that labor’s mistake this election was to not support the pro-labor candidate in the primaries who could compete with Trump on economics

Clinton’s Defeat is the Vindication of Sanders

November 11, 2016

Even with Trump’s victory, thousands of people are still inspired by the Bernie Sanders campaign to fight back against neoliberal Democrats, says Jonathan Tasini

Trump Could Kill Key Global Agreements and Domestic Regulations on Climate Change

November 11, 2016

Oil Change International’s Janet Redman says many elected officials and experts are now recalculating what the international community can do on climate change without the United States

Trump Supporters Tout Vote For Change, But Do They Know What They’re Getting?

November 10, 2016

The Real News spoke to Trump voters on election day who say their vote was a message for Washington elites, but how that translates into policy was unclear

Iraq War Veterans Respond to Trump’s Victory

November 10, 2016

The Real News is joined in a Facebook Live conversation by war veterans Ramon Mejia and Mike Prysner discuss the implications of Trump’s victory

Why the Radical Left and Radical Right in Israel Are Celebrating Trump’s Win

November 10, 2016

The right sees it as carte blanche for its political activities while the left sees it as potentially leading to less U.S. support for the occupation, says political economist Shir Hever

The Urgency of Now – A Message from Paul Jay

November 9, 2016

Paul Jay concludes our election night coverage with a promise to our viewers to be a platform for movements trying to organize

A Wake Up Call For People in America

November 9, 2016

Real News panelists offer their final thoughts on what will come next after election night

What Does the Election Mean for the Left?

November 9, 2016

Panelists join Paul Jay to discuss the future of independent politics under a Trump presidency

How Neoliberalism Helped Create Trumpism

November 9, 2016

Author Nomi Prins joins Paul Jay and panelists to discuss the economics behind Donald Trump

‘Wall Street Plus Identity Politics’ Formula is Over for the Democrats

November 9, 2016

If the Democrats want to win, they have to speak to the real concerns of working people; but how can they when Wall Street dominates the party? – Tom Ferguson in conversation with Paul Jay

Disillusioned by Leadership, Many Union Rank-and-File Turned to Trump

November 9, 2016

Refusal of union leadership to support Sanders’ political revolution as alternative to the status quo set the stage for Trump, says Michael Lighty

“A More Effective Demagogue Will Be Next” – A Visit to a Trump Campaign HQ

November 8, 2016

Republican voters in Maryland share their concerns one day out from the elections

Green Party Presidential Candidate Jill Stein Challenges Lesser Evilism and Safe-State Strategy

November 7, 2016

On the eve of the election, Dr. Jill Stein takes questions from TRNN viewers

The ‘Greater Danger’ Election Debate

November 7, 2016

Bruce Dixon and Bill Curry debate whether Trump or Clinton is the greater danger, and if people should vote Green