U.S. Politics

Democratic Establishment Tries To Keep Progressives Off Congressional Ballots

January 30, 2018

Several congressional candidates are facing expensive lawsuits from the Democratic establishment, who are challenging their ballot petitions

Undoing the New Deal

December 4, 2017

EPA’s Pruitt Pushed Through Directive Favoring Polluters, Lawsuit Says

December 3, 2017

Center for Biological Diversity sues the Environmental Protection Agency over the refusal to release documents regarding a new directive limiting the agency’s ability to settle lawsuits

Feds Secretly Monitoring the Black Lives Matter Movement

December 2, 2017

The FBI and DHS justify the surveillance by claiming Black Lives Matter activists are “black supremacist extremists” prone to violence. But it’s really just an attempt to criminalize black protestors and silence the movement, says Stephanie Llanes of the Center for Constitutional Rights

Flynn Plea Shows Collusion With… Israel?

December 2, 2017

Michael Flynn’s guilty plea to lying to the FBI falls short on Russia “collusion” but points to the Trump administration acting on Israel’s behalf, says author and journalist Max Blumenthal

If Tillerson’s Out, is Iran War In?

December 1, 2017

The Trump administration will reportedly oust Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and install CIA Director Mike Pompeo in his place, with Republican Sen. Tom Cotton replacing Pompeo. Trita Parsi of the National Iranian American Council says that’s a recipe for a US war on Iran

Paul Jay talks with Larry Wilkerson

November 29, 2017
Paul Jay talks with Larry Wilkerson, part 11

How Neoliberal Law Enforcement Policies Broke Black Communities by Targeting Women

November 27, 2017

Andrea Ritchie, author of “Invisible No More,” explains how police strategies like ‘zero tolerance’ implemented by purportedly liberal states have wreaked havoc on the lives of black women