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Blue Wave or Red Wave? No Way to Tell

November 6, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Based on a 1,500-mile interviewing trek that I took outside the Beltway for 12 days two weeks ago—to Pittsburgh, Indianapolis, Rock Island, Ill., Toledo and Akron, Ohio, and several points in between—one thing seems certain: Don’t hold your breath on election eve for crossovers. On a single issue, Democrat and…

Glen Ford Report

August 23, 2016
CBS and Fox News haven’t even listed Jill Stein of the Green Party in their latest polls, says Black Agenda Report’s Glen Ford

Sanders Path to Victory Blocked by Media and Party Elites

March 17, 2016

Former White House counsel Bill Curry says only sustained grassroots pressure will push democratic leadership to address the economic interests of the working-class

Can Sanders Win Over South Carolina’s Black Working Class Vote?

February 25, 2016

Attorney Kamau Franklin says Bernie Sanders needs to make greater strides to get his message out to Black Voters in the south in order to have a shot at the Democratic nomination

Chris Hedges Interviews Noam Chomsky

June 18, 2014
Chomsky: The system we have now is radically anti-capitalist, radically anti-democratic, opposed to markets, and in favor of concentrating wealth and power.

Extreme Inequality Drags South Africa’s Economic Growth

January 27, 2014

Leonce Ndikumana: 47 percent of South Africans live in poor conditions, inevitably leading to a drag on growth in the economy

Past is present in Latin America

November 20, 2013
James Henry: Daniel Ortega accumulating power, giving tax breaks to the rich instead of addressing inequality

Peace In Colombia

November 2, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: As Colombia marks one-year anniversary of peace negotiations, both the FARC and government officials work to end decades-long conflict

The “enduring” occupation of Iraq

October 15, 2013
A close look at who’s behind the increase in sectarian violence in Iraq

Latin America

October 6, 2013
Riot Police Brutally Repress Commemorative Protest in Mexico City: Students and Allies march to honor 45th anniversary of Tlatelolco Massacre Ten of thousands of students and allies marched in Mexico to commemorate the 1968 massacre of student activists, and to express their discontent with the government's neoliberal education and energy reform. The student movement of…