Among the many falsehoods in Trump’s first State of the Union speech was a line about how the government wouldn’t abandon climate disaster survivors. Wenonah Hauter, Executive Director of Food and Water Watch, rips apart the lies.
During his State of the Union speech, Trump touted the recent stock market boom as proof of how well the U.S. is doing. However, as economist Bill Black explains, the boom has nothing to do with new investment
Are big tax cuts and a soaring stock market good for working people? Paul Jay hosts a discussion with Robert Pollin, Stephanie Kelton, and James Henry
Max Blumenthal, Phyllis Bennis, and Norman Solomon discuss President Trump’s State of the Union. Rather than deliver a serious address, they say Trump offered a simplistic narrative designed to galvanize extremism
Bernie Sanders Joins Bill McKibben and Movement Leaders for a “Climate State of the Union” to Resist Trump and Fossil Fuel Executive
Event hosted by 350.org kicks off new campaign to stop Trump’s Big Oil agenda and push for climate solutions at the local level
Glen Ford: Obama avoided bellicose language towards Iran and Syria but defended drone killings and remains committed to US role as the dominant global military power
Leo Panitch and Jennifer Taub: President Obama’s SOTU shows he is far more wedded to private sector, free market solutions than “restoring the bargain” with the middle class