Occupy movement

Campaign Finance Reform

April 3, 2014
Only .08% of U.S. population gives more than $2500 to campaigns now this elite will have fewer limits on their contributions, making funds harder to track and enhancing the influence of money in politics

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

Inside the Secret Wall Street Society of the 1%

March 2, 2014

Kevin Roose talks about sneaking into a secret wall street society initiation and what he learned from the experience

How the Working Class Can Fight Corporate Giants

December 3, 2013
Leo Panitch: In light of increasing low-wage worker protests, organized labor needs to shift its focus to class unionism, which encourages worker solidarity across industries

Major Corporations Employ Former U.S. Intelligence Agents As Spies

November 26, 2013

‘Spooky Business’: New report details spying and infiltration carried out by corporations against nonprofits and activists

Hedges: Jeremy Hammond Exposed State’s Plan to Criminalize Democratic Dissent

November 12, 2013

Christopher Hedges, on the sentencing of Jeremy Hammond, says there will be no free press without figures like Hammond and Manning

TRNN on the Occupy Wall Street Movement

May 20, 2013
Velcrow Ripper and Paul Jay discuss Ripper’s new film and movements, power and the synthesis of spirituality and politics

Austerity Not a Solution

April 24, 2013
James Henry: The top 7 percent of households, about 8 million people, have seen their net worth increase to a mean of about $3.2 million in the last three years

Why Are People with Health Insurance Going Bankrupt?

March 29, 2013

Dr. Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese: Obama care will not put an end to medical bankruptcies – 80% of people going bankrupt due to healthcare costs had insurance

Undoing the New Deal

February 25, 2013
On the 80th anniversary of the election of FDR and the New Deal, Jennifer Taub and John Weeks discuss the prospects for a serious reform of the banking system