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Dr. Cornel West on the Global Shift Right

Dr. Cornel West on the Global Shift Right

January 1, 2019

From Trump in the U.S. to Bolsonaro in Brazil, ordinary people in large democracies are discontented and shifting right, what can progressives do about it?  Cornel West in conversation with Sharmini Peries

Sanders: Senate Rebuked Yemen War After Americans Learned of the Saudi's Brutality

Sanders Institute Gathering

November 30, 2018
Dr. Cornel West and Senator Bernie Sanders launched the Sanders Institute Gathering by highlighting progressive fights against corporate power and for a more just society
Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

Progressive Education Policy Panel with Khalilah Harris

November 13, 2018

TRNN’s Dr. Khalilah Harris hosts a discussion on Maryland and national progressive education policies that could advance equitable access to opportunity for all students

Blue Wave Falls Short in Maryland's Governor's Race

Blue Wave Falls Short in Maryland’s Governor’s Race

November 12, 2018

After Larry Hogan defeated Ben Jealous for Maryland Governor, we spoke to legislators Mary Washington and Kris Burnett, economist Dedrick Asante-Muhammad, and activist Richard Elliot about what Jealous’ loss means for Maryland’s progressive movement

Howie Klein: Democratic Party Supported Corporate Dems Over Progressives '100 to 1'

Howie Klein: Democratic Party Supported Corporate Dems Over Progressives ‘100 to 1’

November 7, 2018

Down with Tyranny! blogger Howie Klein, who joined the TRNN panel on election night, explains that one reason why progressive candidates did not fare so well in this midterm election is that the Democratic Party did not support progressives at all

Julia Salazar Says For Progressives, These Midterms Were Just The Beginning

Julia Salazar Says For Progressives, These Midterms Were Just The Beginning

November 7, 2018

Julia Salazar, the first Democratic Socialists of America member on New York’s State Senate, talks to Marc Steiner about the role left organizations play in elections and what comes after the midterms

Democrats Take House but Progressives Dealt Several Defeats

Democrats Take House but Progressives Dealt Several Defeats

November 7, 2018

A brief recap of the 2018 midterm elections. For all of our analysis go to TRNN.com

Progressive Races to Watch

Progressive Races to Watch

November 5, 2018

Howie Klein, from Down with Tyranny blog, reviews the key races that will determine if there will be a progressive breakthrough in the midterms

Democrats Ahead: Progressives Beware

Democrats Ahead: Progressives Beware

October 19, 2018

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Any minimally plausible Democrat, perhaps even one as hapless as Joe Biden, would have easily trounced Donald Trump in 2016.  Hillary Clinton had to outdo herself to lose. It is almost an article of faith in progressive circles that had Bernie Sanders been the nominee, as he might have been…

Ben Jealous: Build Maryland's Economy From The Bottom Up

Ben Jealous: Build Maryland’s Economy From The Bottom Up

September 14, 2018

As a new report finds 1/3 of Maryland residents face financial hardships, the underdog Democratic candidate for governor says he’ll fight corporations to help working people