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Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won't Resign

Scandal Grows But Baltimore Mayor Won’t Resign

April 8, 2019

City Council considers systemic reform in the wake of the “Health Holly” scandal

Hundreds say "No to NATO" in Washington

Protesters say “No to NATO” in Washington

March 30, 2019

Peace activists converged in the nation’s capital to oppose what they say is aggressive NATO expansion

Gerrymandering - Election Manipulation Tool Reaches Supreme Court (Again)

Gerrymandering – Election Manipulation Tool Reaches Supreme Court (Again)

March 28, 2019

The corrupting influence of big money receives much of the focus of voters, but gerrymandering has been the behind-the-scenes way both parties have used to gain an edge over each other in state elections for years. Kathay Feng of Common Cause discusses the cases that recently reached the Supreme Court

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President

Reinventing Beto: How a GOP Accessory Became a Top Democratic Contender for President

March 21, 2019

By Norman Solomon To understand Beto O’Rourke as a candidate, it’s vital to go beneath the surface of his political backstory. News watchers are already well aware of the former Texas congressman’s good looks, charisma, youthful energy and fundraising prowess. But most remain unaware of an inconvenient truth that could undermine the O’Rourke campaign among…

Trump and GOP Steeped in Corruption, as Corp. Dems Push Cold War Fever

Trump and GOP Steeped in Corruption, as Corp. Dems Push Cold War Fever

March 17, 2019

Our weekly roundup panel looks at the fracture lines in the Republican Party and the corporate Democrats continue their frenzy about Russia – with Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay

Senate Democrats, Republicans Have Ex-Fracking Lobbyists Running Senate Energy Committee

Senate Democrats, Republicans Have Ex-Fracking Lobbyists Running Senate Energy Committee

February 10, 2019

The Senate Energy Committee leadership on both sides of the aisle is staffed up by former fracking industry lobbyists who worked as colleagues at same group

What We Know About 2020, Eighteen Months Out

What We Know About 2020, Eighteen Months Out

February 8, 2019

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Those of us who had been looking forward to a substantial span of time after last year’s midterm elections when interest in electoral politics would subside enough for real politics to happen have been disappointed. We had been hoping to be able to discuss and act upon the pressing environmental,…

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January 14, 2019
America's Criminal "Injustice" System

America’s Criminal “Injustice” System

December 1, 2018

Nina Turner, Cornel West, Danny Glover, Cynthia Nixon and Gus Newport on the roots of and solutions to America’s addiction to mass incarceration at the Sanders Institute Gathering

Right-Wing Media: Britain’s Free Healthcare System on the Verge of “Imploding”

British Doctors Respond to American Attacks on NHS

November 24, 2018

Two British doctors fire back at recent criticism of Britain’s Government Run Health Service by Donald Trump and conservative commentators