Pennsylvania

Occupy ICE Protesters Camp Outside Philadelphia Office, Despite Police Repression

July 4, 2018

The growing Occupy ICE movement demands the abolition of the abusive War on Terror-era agency. In Philadelphia, protesters are camping outside the Immigration and Customs Enforcement office. Activists Tina Ngo and Jameson Rush stand in solidarity with immigrants, and speak about the violent repression by police.

Victorious Pennsylvania Progressives Shun the Democratic Party Playbook

June 1, 2018

Kristin Seale is one of four women candidates backed by the Democratic Socialists of America to win their recent primaries in Pennsylvania. Seale says that a bold progressive message, coupled with authenticity, can reach swing-state voters

Hot Takes from Tuesday’s Primaries with Blogger Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny

Hot Picks from Tuesday’s Primaries with Blogger Howie Klein of DownWithTyranny

May 16, 2018

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) is trying to discredit progressive candidates during this primary season, framing establishment candidates as moderates and progressives as “far left,” with the media’s cooperation, says Howie Klein of DownWithTyrannyblogspot.com

Jess King for Congress with Sanders

Can a Progressive Democrat Win in Trump Country PA?

May 8, 2018

Field Report: Bernie Sanders joins Jess King, running on a progressive platform for the Congressional District 11-PA

Secretive Billionaire Wants to Expand Fossil Fuel Empire in the US

October 19, 2017

James Ratcliffe, the billionaire owner of the chemical giant Ineos Corporation, is pushing for a dangerous pipeline through Pennsylvania, while the company quietly works to start fracking operations in Scotland and the UK, says Food & Water Watch’s Patrick Woodall

Litigation Stops ‘Potentially Devastating’ Fracking Gas Pipeline in New York State

August 23, 2017

Moneen Nasmith, attorney for Earthjustice, talks about the importance of stopping the Constitution Pipeline, which would have transported fracking gas from Pennsylvania and affected 251 waterways, along with many other environmental impacts

Maryland Protestors Rally To Repeal Citizens United

February 12, 2014
Facing congressional deadlock, state lawmakers and advocates push for the repeal of Citizens United and limits to corporates pending

Hydraulic Fracking

January 29, 2014
Dr. Elizabeth Cochran discusses research showing that injection wells from fracking and gas and oil production is likely causing an uptick in U.S. earthquakes

Students and Teachers Defend Education

January 29, 2014
Michael Leachman: Tuition costs are rising as states respond to the recession by cutting public funding to higher education, with cuts averaging 28% on a per pupil basis

Gun Violence in America

October 1, 2013
Ladd Everitt: Gun violence in the US is off the charts compared to other countries.