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.

Bloomberg Banks on Black Political Elites Selling Out

February 28, 2020

Dismissing his long record of supporting anti-Black policies, some Black Democrats are enthusiastically defending their financial benefactor.

The Last Democratic Debate And The Future Of The Democratic Party

December 23, 2019

Last week’s debate didn’t connect with viewers or mobilize the base.

Springtime for Biden and Democrats

Springtime for Biden and Democrats

May 17, 2019

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Summertime is coming; the “debate” season is near.  It will not taper off on until the primaries and party caucuses get underway.  What a dreary prospect!  Take heart, though, in the fact that, in this post-midterms world, with the Zeitgeist moving boldly and unashamedly to the left, some good could come…

Debate Recap: 2018 Maryland Governor’s Race

Debate Recap: 2018 Maryland Governor’s Race

September 25, 2018

Incumbent Republican Larry Hogan and Sanders-backed Democrat Ben Jealous square off in the only debate in the race for Maryland Governor

Clinton Reaffirms Commitment to No-Fly Zone in Syria

October 20, 2016

In final presidential debate, host Chris Wallace challenged Clinton by saying a no-fly zone would lead to confrontation with Russia in Syria. Not a single word was said about climate change.

Clinton vs. Trump Debate: Is One Section of the Oligarchy More Dangerous?

September 27, 2016

Glen Ford and Jeff Cohen agree that the exclusion of third parties left the “non-partisan” debate with candidates who have “very little light between them,” but disagree about strategic voting and the danger of Trump’s neo-fascism

Did America Dodge a Bullet?

September 27, 2016

Bill Curry and Rania Khalek predict that the debate will lead to a Clinton victory over the neo-fascist Trump, but also say that Clinton takes progressive positions “like chess pieces” – only to remove them from the table later

Democratic Debate: Sanders Attacks Clinton-Kissinger Vision for Perpetual War

February 14, 2016

Clinton favors war and regime change over negotiations and diplomacy says Phyllis Bennis, author of “Understanding ISIS and the New Global War on Terror: A Primer.”

Reality Asserts Itself - Michael Ratner

March 13, 2014
Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security