election 2016

Russia Sanctions: Congress Obstructs Trump’s ‘One Good Policy’

August 2, 2017

Blaming Russia for the 2016 election outcome is an “extraordinarily dangerous game that’s leading us into a very dangerous new Cold War with a nuclear power,” says Richard Sakwa, professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent

Russians See Sanctions Regime as a Blessing in Disguise

August 1, 2017

Despite existing sanctions against Russia, German exports to Russia have gone up by twenty percent, and investments are increasing in the domestic economy, says Richard Sakwa, professor of Russian and European Politics at the University of Kent

Donald Trump: 1, The Media: 0

November 22, 2016

Media Matters’ Eric Boehlert says the corporate media has failed to learn the lessons of Donald Trump’s rise to power

2016 Presidential Election

November 7, 2016
On the eve of the election, Dr. Jill Stein takes questions from TRNN viewers

A Tear in the Fabric of America’s Political Theater

October 31, 2016

Henry Giroux and Paul Jay discuss the collapsing facade of American democracy

Is the US Headed Towards War in Syria?

October 26, 2016

Col. Lawrence Wilkerson is concerned about Clinton’s foreign policy record and the fact that many of her advisors resemble those who served in the first George W. Bush administration

How Washington’s Money-Machine Stays Ahead of Democracy

October 24, 2016

Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party have created America’s largest network of donors and fundraisers, and together they’re delegating Wall Street’s favorites to unelected positions within government

Obama Holding Further Military Involvement in Syria, But Will the Next President?

October 24, 2016

The Russian government sees the next few months as a window of opportunity to secure their interests in Syria before the next administration takes office, says former CIA analyst Ray McGovern

Final Presidential Debate Accentuates Candidates’ Divide on Abortion Rights

October 22, 2016

The candidates take neoliberal positions on most issues, but their positions on Roe v. Wade show what’s at stake for women’s rights, says attorney Kamau Franklin

Second Presidential Debate A Missed Opportunity to Discuss the Need for Feminism

October 11, 2016

Liza Featherstone says that neither candidate put Trump’s remarks on sexual assault in the context of prevalent gendered violence and inequality