conservatism

John McCain: Hawkish Voice of Military-Industrial Complex, Paved Way for Trump

August 31, 2018

John McCain was an extreme war hawk who represented the military-industrial complex on Capitol Hill. And while he sometimes clashed with Donald Trump, their politics were mostly similar, and the Republican senator opened the door by normalizing Sarah Palin and the Tea Party. Ben Norton reports

The Making and Unmaking of a Right Winger

July 26, 2018

Filmmaker Jen Senko discusses the making of “The Brainwashing of my Dad” and the transformation of her Dad’s behavior after being exposed to Rush Limbaugh and Fox News

The Ghosts of 'New Democrats' Are Haunting Us

The Ghosts of ‘New Democrats’ Are Haunting Us

May 1, 2018

Norman Solomon / TruthDig. Twenty-five years ago, the so-called New Democrats were triumphant. Today, their political heirs are eager to prevent the Democratic Party from living up to its name. At stake is whether democracy will have a chance to function. A fundamental battle for democracy is in progress—a conflict over whether to reduce the…

240,000 Turkish Workers Join As Mass Protests Reach More Than 67 Cities

June 4, 2013

Confederation of unions, stage two day strike in solidarity with protestors, against police brutality and for a more democratic Turkey

Turkish Deputy PM Apologizes as Mass Protests Continue

June 4, 2013

Baris Karaagac: Demands for worker’s rights, secularism and more democracy fueling protest movement across Turkey