President Obama

Climate Change

November 3, 2016
Photo Credit: Joe Brusky, flickr (https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/29485116115)

‘What’s Different This Time Is that We Are Armed with Cameras’

September 15, 2016

The Obama administration’s intervention has not halted the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, says Desiree Kane

The Laura Flanders Show

July 25, 2016
Laura Flanders speaks to immigrant labor organizer Fahd Ahmed and human rights attorney Lamis Deek about anti-Arab racism, and also to Chicago teachers organizing against ‘education Apartheid’ and the School to Prison Pipeline.

Mass Incarceration, Solitary Confinement and Prisoners Rights

January 27, 2016
Alan Mills of Uptown People’s Law Center and Bernadette Rabuy of Prison Policy Initiative say lawsuits, psychological studies, and persistent grassroots pressure were behind Obama’s recent policy changes

The Most Durable Economy in the World?

January 13, 2016

Economist Robert Pollin of PERI and Dedrick Muhammad of CFED, respond to President Obama’s State of the Union, addressing the lingering legacy of inequality, low wages, and lack of job creation

Keystone XL Pipeline Likely Not Headed for Senate Vote

May 6, 2014

First Nation activist Clayton Thomas-Muller & journalist Steve Horn discuss reports that the push to force a Senate vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline has been thwarted

May Day

May 1, 2014
The second part of our May 1st discussion with union activists Bill Fletcher Jr., and Sam Gindin on the weakening of the workers movement and what needs to happen next

Hopkins Hospital Workers Speak Out against “Poverty Wages”

April 4, 2014

The Real News talks to workers at Baltimore’s internationally renowned Johns Hopkins Hospital as they prepare for a possible strike in order to obtain a $15 hourly wage

TRNN on Leaks

March 31, 2014
Larry Wilkerson: Latest report further corroborates evidence proving torture’s ineffectiveness, while placing greater pressure on President Obama to issue an investigation into CIA’s practices

Obama and the Saudi Agenda

March 28, 2014
Toby Jones says the Saudis see the Arab awakening as an existential threat while the US sees it as something to be manipulated