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Concern Over Trump Rollback of Police Reform Ignores Power of Local Governments

April 4, 2017

Court filings seeking to postpone a critical public hearing on Baltimore’s proposed consent decree detail how the Department of Justice is shifting from police scrutiny to ‘law and order,’ but local officials still have power to implement reforms by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham

Retired FBI Agent: Russia Sanctions Moves the US Closer to Another Cold War

December 29, 2016

Former FBI whistleblower Coleen Rowley says the evidence the Russian government hacked and interfered with US elections must be made public

24 Arrested Outside Hofstra University While Demanding An Open Presidential Debate

September 27, 2016

Hundreds protested the exclusion of alternative ideas and candidates from the first presidential debate

Clinton vs. Trump Debate: Is One Section of the Oligarchy More Dangerous?

September 27, 2016

Glen Ford and Jeff Cohen agree that the exclusion of third parties left the “non-partisan” debate with candidates who have “very little light between them,” but disagree about strategic voting and the danger of Trump’s neo-fascism

Hundreds March for Bernie Sanders in Baltimore

March 20, 2016

TRNN speaks to Bernie Sanders’s supporters and local candidates who are channeling Sanders’ message and platform into their own campaigns

Clinton and Trump Win Super Tuesday

March 2, 2016

Hillary won the majority of states for the Democrats on Super Tuesday, while Sanders beat expectations, and Trump dominated the Republican field

Did Hillary Lie About Her Iraq War Vote?

February 4, 2016

Stephen Zunes responds to Hillary Clinton’s statements explaining her Iraq War vote as well as Bernie Sanders’ plan to mobilize countries like Saudi Arabia to take on ISIS

Activists Return to City Hall to Defend the Right to Protest

October 19, 2015

As protesters disrupt Police Commissioner Kevin Davis’s confirmation hearing, City Bloc organizer and high school student Makayla Gilliam-Price says the right to protest must be defended

Trans Pacific Partnership

October 5, 2015
Manuel Perez-Rocha, policy analyst at Institute for Policy Studies, says that the stated purpose of the agreement – to eliminate tariffs – has distracted people from its more subtle goal of protecting corporate profits

Judge: Trials for Officers Charged With Killing Freddie Gray to Stay in Baltimore

September 10, 2015

On Thursday morning judge Barry Williams rejected the defense’s argument, that the six officers charged in the killing of Freddie Gray could not get fair and impartial trials in Baltimore.