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Border Security: What and Who is it Good For?

March 8, 2019

By Andrew Levine Robert Frost was clearly on to something when he declared a liberal to be a “man” (sic) too broadminded to take his own side in an argument.”  There is much to be said too for “good fences make good neighbors,” a wise, avuncular pronouncement, not at all mean-spirited. Those words no longer…

Trump’s Border Wall: Who Profits?

Trump’s Border Wall: Who Profits?

February 24, 2019

Infrastructure, military, and security companies line up to take a piece from the budget for the Border Wall, funded by Trump’s National Emergency declaration

Trump's Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party's Far Right

Trump’s Border Wall: Powerful Symbol for the Republican Party’s Far Right

February 21, 2019

NYU History Professor Greg Grandin puts Trump’s call for a border wall in the context of US history, politics, and the right-wing imagination

Trump Declares an Imperial Presidency - Paul Jay

Trump Declares an Imperial Presidency – Paul Jay

February 15, 2019

Trump’s emergency order threatens to create an all powerful presidency and weaken a constitutional order that allows the elites to settle their differences within an electoral process – Paul Jay joins guest-host Jacqueline Luqman of ‘Luqman Nation’

Trumps border wall logic cartoon

The Wall

February 14, 2019

Now President Trump says he needs to build his border wall in order to protect the thousands of troops he stationed there because there wasn’t a wall. What?

Migrant Caravan refugees respond to Trump’s wall speech

Migrant Caravan refugees respond to Trump’s wall speech

January 13, 2019

After Trump’s speech about the government shut down and funding for the wall, The Real News spoke with refugees waiting in Tijuana. Here’s what they said

Dealbreakers: The Democrats, Trump and His Wall

January 11, 2019

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. After all the votes were counted and the dust finally settled, it became clear that Democrats scored huge victories in the midterm elections last November.  This wasn’t clear right away because some of the contests in “red” states were close, but the “blue wave” actually did materialize. Even for those…

Trump's State of Emergency? - with Paul Jay & Gerald Horne

Trump’s State of Emergency? – with Paul Jay & Gerald Horne

January 9, 2019

If Donald Trump follows through on his threat to declare a state of emergency, it puts the American state further into deep crisis – with historian Dr. Gerald Horn and host Paul Jay

Trump Foreign Policy Making Refugee Crisis Worse

Trump Foreign Policy Making Refugee Crisis Worse

January 9, 2019

Cesar Vargas of Dream Action Coalition and Helena Olea of Alianza Americas discuss Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the wall and border security – with Paul Jay

What Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Tony Soprano Have in Common

What Donald Trump, Chuck Schumer, and Tony Soprano Have in Common

January 9, 2019

Gerald Horne and Paul Jay discuss Donald Trump’s address to the nation on the wall and border security