Democratic Party

Democrats Are Engaging in ‘Kabuki Theater’ in the Kavanaugh Hearings

September 6, 2018

In the hearings to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as a new Supreme Court justice, Democrats are mostly focusing on hypothetical questions instead of questioning him on his record and releasing his documents. This is an inflection point in US democracy, says law Prof. Francis Boyle

50 Years Ago: As World Watched, Chicago Police Attacked Protesters at ’68 Democratic Convention

August 30, 2018

Mayor Richard Daley unleashed a brutal police attack on anti-Vietnam war protesters at the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago. We discuss the story’s deeper implications for that moment and for today’s world with William Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn

The Battle for Control of the Democratic Party is heating up in Arizona (Pt 4/4)

August 27, 2018

A battle for survival: Tired of feeling betrayed and played by career politicians, longtime activists have decided to run for key posts themselves, battling with Corporate Democrats for control of the party

The Battle for Control of the Democratic Party is heating up in Arizona (Pt 3/3)

August 26, 2018

A battle for survival; longtime activists-turned candidates like Jovana Renteria are battling with corporate Democrats for control of the party and for the survival of their communities

Can Maryland be at the forefront of Third Party Organizing?

August 10, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway speaks with Andy Ellis, Green Party Candidate for State Delegate MD-45, who argues that some of the most popular ideas in the post-Bernie Sanders era emanate from Green Party organizing

Obama Abandoned Palestinian Rights, Will Ocasio-Cortez?

July 17, 2018

Ali Abunimah of the Electronic Intifada discusses Barack Obama’s abandonment of Palestinian rights and why, after recent comments that drew concern, new progressive star Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez should be encouraged to defend them

Has Mueller Caught the Hackers?

July 13, 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 officials with the GRU, Russia’s main foreign intelligence agency, for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election, including hacking Democratic Party emails. Case closed? Author and investigative journalist Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News joins TRNN’s Aaron Mate to discuss

Congressional Progressive Caucus Challenge Party Leadership and Congress on Militarism and Foreign Policy

July 13, 2018

The little known Congressional Progressive Caucus is the largest caucus within the Democratic Party and has an important track record in calling attention to the highly interventionist and harmful foreign policy of the US, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Democratic Party Elites Feel the Grassroots Heat

July 7, 2018

A proposal to curb superdelegates and the primary win of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez are putting Democratic Party elites on edge, says Norman Solomon

With Superdelegate Reform, is the Democratic Party Now Democratic?

July 3, 2018

New Democratic Party rules scale back the influence of superdelegates in choosing the presidential nominee. But DNC Unity vice-chair Larry Cohen of Our Revolution says the party still has a long way to go towards real reform