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Climate Activists Target $6 Trillion Asset Manager BlackRock

Climate Activists Target $6 Trillion Asset Manager BlackRock

September 27, 2018

Organizers held actions in New York to say that though their CEO claims to be environmentally conscious, BlackRock contributes more to climate change than almost any other company on Earth

What Joe Crowley’s Defeat Has to Do With Democratic Party ‘Superdelegates’

June 29, 2018

By Norman Solomon / TruthDig. Conventional wisdom said that powerful Congressman Joseph Crowley couldn’t be beat. But his 20-year career in the House of Representatives will end in early January, with the socialist organizer who beat him in the Democratic primary in the deep-blue district poised to become Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. The defeat of Crowley…

Progressives Make Gains in Primaries, but Long Fight Remains Against Corporate Neoliberals

June 28, 2018

Activist Anoa Changa discusses the struggle of progressives against neoliberal Democrats in the midterm primary elections, from Maryland to Colorado; the striking teachers running for office in Oklahoma; and the spread of voter ID laws that disproportionately target voters of color and the poor

Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Defeats Corporate Democrat in NY Primary

June 27, 2018

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, a 28-year-old Latina socialist, defeated top Democratic Congressman and notorious neoliberal Joe Crowley in the New York primary election. Activist Anoa Changa says this is a sign of the growing grassroots left-wing movement against corporate Dems and the DNC and DCCC

Heated NY Primary Pits Corrupt Establishment Democrat Against Young Democratic Socialist

June 16, 2018

In the closely watched upcoming primary in New York, democratic socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is challenging neoliberal Joe Crowley, the chair of the House Democratic Caucus, who Howie Klein says is “the most corrupt Democrat in the House.”

US Movement for Single-Payer Health Care Grows, with Historic NY Bill

June 11, 2018

As the demand for single-payer health care in the US becomes mainstream, the New York Health Act could lead the way. TRNN’s Ben Norton speaks with Ursula Rozum of Physicians for a National Health Program, who says NY state could soon adopt a universal system

Report: Investing in Clean Energy Would Boost NY’s Economy

November 19, 2017

A 40% reduction in New York’s carbon emissions by 2030 is “extremely ambitious, but it is achievable,” says PERI Co-Director Robert Pollin

The Nina Turner Show: The Role of the Protestor with Erica Garner

October 16, 2017

Erica Garner talks to Nina Turner about how the loss of her father, Eric Garner, galvanized her activism for police accountability, and how she came to support Bernie Sanders

The Nina Turner Show: Educating and Engaging with Ally Sheedy

September 29, 2017

Actor Ally Sheedy, known for her roles in The Breakfast Club and X-Men, discusses being a teacher in the age of Trump and her one-woman show on civil rights activist Lynda Blackmon

The Real Baltimore

August 23, 2017
New York rappers Rebel Diaz and Ferguson rapper Tef Poe perform in Gilmor Homes, the epicenter of the Baltimore Uprising, to promote a culture of solidarity