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Democratic Socialist Congress Candidate Sarah Smith: Anti-War Activism Is Essential for Progressives

Democratic Socialist Congress Candidate Sarah Smith: Anti-War Activism Is Essential for Progressives

November 5, 2018

Washington state’s democratic socialist House candidate Sarah Smith says progressives must prioritize anti-war activism, as she challenges hawkish neoliberal corporate Democrat Adam Smith, who is funded by the arms industry

Connecticut Poised to Become First State with $10.10 Minimum Wage

March 26, 2014

Lindsay Farrell of the Connecticut Working Families Party says increasing the minimum wage for workers, including tipped workers, will help lift families out of poverty

Can President Obama Do More To Stop Deportations?

November 26, 2013

A heckler challenges Obama to do more to stop deportations, but does the president have the authority to do so?

Reality Asserts Itself - James Early

November 20, 2013
TRNN Replay: On Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, James Early who has visited Cuba more than thirty times says what’s needed is more citizen participation and less centralization but Cuba is not headed towards the Chinese capitalist model

US Government Shutdown

October 15, 2013
Richard Wolff explains the history behind the Tea Party

200 Arrested in Historic Action Demanding Immigration Reform and a Halt to Deportations

October 9, 2013

The Real News speaks to Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Barber of North Carolina and others who committed civil disobedience to raise awareness for the need for comprehensive immigration reform About 200 people were arrested during one of the largest acts of civil disobedience to have taken place in the history of the nation's capital. What…

Would Janet Yellin as Fed Chair Mark a Shift in Economic Policy?

October 9, 2013

Bill Black: Yellin’s confirmation marks a victory for progressive democrats?

Government Close Down – Another Grand Betrayal in the Works?

October 3, 2013

Bill Black: Likely outcome is no change to Obamacare but more cuts to social safety net The Obama administration is planning to make further cuts to the social safety net in order to reach a political settlement with Republicans over the government shutdown, said economist and professor Williams K. Black. “It's the grand betrayal, as…