US Constitution

Corker-Kaine Bill Claims to Limit President’s War Powers, but Actually Expands Them

April 23, 2018

Congress ‘lacks courage’ to assert its constitutional power to declare war. The Newly proposed Corker-Kaine Senate bill says it would regulate the president’s ability to wage war, but actually gives him more war powers, says Col. Larry Wilkerson

Reality Asserts Itself - Ray McGovern

November 4, 2013
In this segment of Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay and former CIA analyst Ray McGovern discuss the relationship between seeking to be the world’s single superpower and the resulting blowback and need to suppress dissent at home In a recent episode of Reality Asserts Itself, former CIA analyst Ray McGovern and TRNN Senior Editor Paul…

Fool Me Twice, Shame on US

August 29, 2013

Michael Ratner: Obama administration asserting the use chemical weapons by Assad feels like deja vu of the lead-up to the Iraq War

Mass Protests in North America

July 23, 2013
Rev. Curtis Gatewood: Senate bill would make it harder for college students, low income households to vote, as GOP-controlled legislature aims to revive Jim Crow practices

U.S. Allies Violate Int. Law Pursuing Snowden

July 5, 2013

Mark Weisbrot: Forced landing of Bolivia president’s plane and other tactics show that Snowden needs to speak directly to the public to get political asylum

Race, class and opportunity

June 25, 2013
Bruce Dixon: Black politicians should have pushed for a constitutional amendment to ensure that the VRA never came before the GOP-dominated court

Organizing the poor

June 17, 2013
Hundreds arrested opposing Republican controlled legislature’s ‘barbaric’ attacks on North Carolina’s most vulnerable populations