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Trump Budget: Reaganomics + Military Keynesianism = Deficit Boom

February 8, 2018

What is really needed is massive spending on an egalitarian green economy, says economist Robert Pollin of PERI

Black People’s State of The Union Missing from Obama’s Address

January 13, 2016

Lester Spence, author of Knocking the Hustle: Against the Neoliberal Turn in Black Politics, says Obama won’t be getting a second chance

Has Anglo-America Capitalism Run Out of Strategies?

March 25, 2014
On the 30th anniversary of the UK miners’ strike, George Irvin discusses the rise of inequality in Britain and the US since the 1970s

NSA Recording All International Calls From U.S.

March 17, 2014

NSA whistleblower Russ Tice says the ongoing Snowden revelations show Americans that those in power should be held accountable for serious breaches of the Constitution

50 Years Later, the War on Poverty Working Better Than the Right or Left Will Admit Pt. 1

January 13, 2014

Annelise Orleck: Though the War on Poverty failed to address the structural reasons poverty is so widespread in America, it did bring about badly needed changes including addressing childhood poverty,expanding the social safety net and empowering low income communities of color

Americans Living in Poverty

January 8, 2014
Annelise Orleck: Poor people are the real experts on poverty and any solution to address it should include their voices

McGovern: Unconstitutionality of NSA Phone Call Collection is Indisputable

December 16, 2013

Former CIA analyst Ray McGovern says that the recent federal district judge’s ruling on the NSA’s bulk phone collection applies constitutional protections, but will not lead to amnesty for Edward Snowden

TRNN on Leaks

June 10, 2013
Ray McGovern: NSA whistleblower Snowden courageous defender of liberty

Thatcher Forged an Alliance Between Neo-liberalism and Neo-conservatism

April 10, 2013

Thatcher used her popularity from the Falklands war to push right-wing economic reform, leading to increased inequality

Social Security Reform

April 8, 2013
Bob Pollin: Costs of Social Security and Medicare have nothing to do with rise in fiscal deficit