us politics

GOP Health Care Plan: Massive Wealth Transfer to Corporations, Military, and the Rich

March 14, 2017

Democrats failed to advocate for universal coverage, allowing Trump and Republicans to blame rising health care costs on the Affordable Care Act

Weekly Anti-Trump Protests Launch in Baltimore

March 13, 2017

TRNN’s Eddie Conway speaks to demonstrators determined to challenge the Trump/GOP agenda

Trump and The War Within the American Oligarchy

March 13, 2017

TRNN senior editor Paul Jay discusses how the Real News covers the Trump administration as well as the struggle between those who want to ‘reign in the excesses of capitalism’ and those who want to destroy the ‘administrative state’

Trump’s Rejection of Birtherism An Attempt to Appeal to Uncomfortable White Middle Class Voters

September 17, 2016

Historian Gerald Horne explains the history of ‘birtherism’ and the ongoing ‘mainstreaming’ of Donald Trump

Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Awaits Court Ruling On Dakota Access Oil Pipeline

August 25, 2016

TRNN’s Kim Brown speaks to protesters outside the Washington, D.C. District Court

Trade Unions and the Fate of the American Left

August 17, 2016

Adolph Reed Jr. tells Paul Jay that the labor movement is the only institution with the capacity that can amount to anything on the left of center in American politics

TRNN on Trump

July 22, 2016
The failure of Obama/Clinton economic policies lends credibility to Trump’s acceptance speech at the RNC, as he evokes images of “lawless black men and murderous illegal immigrants” – Bill Curry and Yvette Carnell in conversation with Paul Jay

Who is Trump VP Pick Indiana Governor Mike Pence?

July 18, 2016

Journalist Amber Stearns says Pence has close ties to Koch brothers-backed ALEC, enjoys popularity among Christian evangelical voters and Tea Party types, and is a friend of the coal industry

Reality Asserts Itself - Ralph Nader

December 20, 2013
Ralph Nader and Paul Jay discuss Ralph’s decision to stay in the Florida race and what an electoral strategy could be now