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Democrats' Russophobia Hid Trump's Real Crimes

Democrats’ Russophobia Hid Trump’s Real Crimes

March 26, 2019

Gerald Horne and Jeff Cohen join host Paul Jay to unpack the Democrat and corporate media obsession with Russiagate, the foreign policy implications, and how it let Trump off the hook on major policy issues

Russia Obsession Let Trump Abandon Nuclear Treaties—Wilkerson and Jay

Democrats’ Russia Obsession Let Trump Abandon Nuclear Treaties—Wilkerson and Jay

March 25, 2019

While there’s ample evidence to indict Trump for obstruction and Democrats naively trusted Mueller, more crucial issue is the missed opportunity to negotiate stronger nuclear weapons treaties—Larry Wilkerson joins Paul Jay

Democratic Hopefuls Reject AIPAC

Democratic Hopefuls Reject AIPAC

March 22, 2019

So far no Democratic presidential candidates have committed to speaking at this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference. Is this a shift in Democratic foreign policy towards Israel? What does this mean for AIPAC, one of the country’s most influential lobby groups?

Paying for a Green New Deal with Modern Monetary Theory

Paying for a Green New Deal with Modern Monetary Theory

March 21, 2019

Dean Baker / The Hankyoreh Much of the Democratic Party, including almost the entire pack of contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination, has embraced the concept of a Green New Deal (GND). This is an ambitious plan for slashing greenhouse gas emissions, while at the same time creating good-paying jobs, improving education, and reducing inequality.…

Kamala Harris' Record as Tough-On-Crime Prosecutor Far From Progressive - Documentary Report

Kamala Harris’ Record as Tough-On-Crime Prosecutor Far From Progressive – Documentary Report

March 19, 2019

Democrat and presidential hopeful Kamala Harris says she supports a Sanders-style progressive agenda, but given her record as AG of California, can she be trusted to enact it if elected?

A Look at the Democratic Contenders

A Look at the Democratic Contenders

January 26, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman, Editor-in-Chief of the Luqman Nation talks about potential presidential candidates and how they can serve the black community, realistic goals, and what the black community should demand from them and issues to focus on

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

Jumaane Williams: Hold Establishment Democrats Accountable Too

NYC Council Member Jumaane Williams: Hold Establishment Democrats Accountable Too

November 12, 2018

New York City Council Member Jumaane Williams discusses the 2018 midterms and the need to hold establishment Democrats accountable for real change to occur

Relative to Previous Midterm Elections, Trump's 2018 Loss Was Significant

Relative to Previous Midterm Elections, Trump’s 2018 Loss Was Significant

November 9, 2018

Given how well the economy has been doing, Trump, if he were a “normal” president, would have expanded the Republican House majority, not lost it, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Abby Martin: The Democratic Party's 'Abysmal Failure' Presenting a Platform

Abby Martin: The Democratic Party’s ‘Abysmal Failure’ Presenting a Platform

November 7, 2018

Being anti-Trump is not good enough for defeating Trump. The Democratic Party needs a clearer and more progressive platform if it hopes to halt the country’s rightward movement, says Empire Files’ Abby Martin on the TRNN midterm election panel