2020

Ryan Grim: Dems Will Back Biden As Long As They Think He’ll Beat Trump

April 29, 2020

The Intercept’s Ryan Grim discusses the latest developments in Tara Reade’s assault allegations against Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton’s endorsement.

Sanders Ends Campaign After ‘Shit Show’ Wisconsin Primary

April 9, 2020

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says Tuesday’s vote risked lives and amounted to voter suppression, and that Democrats must embrace a progressive vision to beat Trump in November.

Yesterday’s Man: Biden’s Sorry Record On Civil Rights

March 25, 2020

Branko Marcetic’s book “Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden” discusses Joe Biden’s civil rights and environmental record.

Biden Continues to Win Even Though Voters Support Bernie’s Ideas

March 11, 2020

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor and Jacobin’s Paul Heideman discuss the implications of Biden’s victory on Super Tuesday II, and why Sunday’s debate could be Bernie’s last stand.

Buttigieg Pursues Black Voters at Rev. Barber’s Church

December 3, 2019

Pete Buttigieg spoke at Rev. William Barber’s church in North Carolina, discussing racial and inequality issues that are highlighted in the Poor People’s Campaign platform. But will this be enough to raise his support among Black voters?

Corporate Interests Use Voter Purges To Disenfranchise Citizens

Corporate Interests Use Voter Purges To Disenfranchise Citizens

August 23, 2019

The SCOTUS decision in Shelby County v Holder ruled that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is unconstitutional. Greg Palast talks about how what followed has been the expansion of the very issue that the VRA was implemented to curb

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

July 14, 2019

One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court loss, and other blows to Trump’s grand healthcare plan. Wendell Potter discusses the implications

Will Trump's Instincts Win Him a Second Term?

Will Trump’s Instincts Win Him a Second Term?

June 21, 2019

This week Trump officially announced his bid for re-election, and gave his assessment of the Democratic candidates. Are his instincts right, or is he just the right mascot for a larger movement?

The Fight to Restrict Abortion Could Cost Republicans The 2020 Election

The Fight to Restrict Abortion Could Cost Republicans the 2020 Election

June 14, 2019

As conservatives restrict abortion access state by state, women have begun to win political offices and even challenge President Trump for the highest office in the country. A discussion with feminist icon Katherine Spillar co-founder of Ms. Magazine and Executive Director of the Feminist Majority

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Why an “Apology Tour” Is Needed: An Open Letter to Joe Biden

June 10, 2019

By Norman Solomon Dear Mr. Biden: News outlets are reporting that you’re determined to prevent your campaign from turning into an “apology tour” this summer. But your only other option is a campaign of denial — sinking deeper into a quagmire of unsustainable pretense. After your flip-flop late last week that finally renounced your 40…