US Senate

Can Democratic Challenger Mike Espy Pull Off an Upset Victory in Mississippi's US Senate Race?

Mississippi Special Election: Can Democrat Mike Espy Pull Off an Upset Victory for the US Senate?

November 26, 2018

“Mississippi voters do not like to be embarrassed,” says Professor Gerald Horne while analysing the upcoming special election between Democrat Mike Espy against incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith

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

Financial Deregulation Bill ‘Guts’ Dodd-Frank

March 6, 2018

Republican Senators – with 12 Democratic co-sponsors – are pushing through a financial deregulation bill that with dismantle the post-financial crisis Dodd-Frank regulations, in the name of helping community banks. But this is just a pretext, says former financial regulator Bill Black

Post 9/11 AUMF Law Gives Trump Power to Wage Perpetual War

November 1, 2017

Post 9/11 authorization to use military force has been used to intervene in 19 countries. Congress ought to reclaim its authority to declare war, explains Col. Larry Wilkerson

Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul Buck Party Consensus on Russia and Iran Sanctions

June 15, 2017

Investigative journalist Max Blumenthal explains that these sanctions punish Russia and Iran unnecessarily intensifies the conflict between the US and these countries

Surveillance State

October 12, 2016
Several US Senators wrote to the FCC Commissioner expressing concerns over the use of Stingray devices in communities of color and whether police are operating it lawfully

Days of Revolt

April 12, 2016
In this episode of teleSUR’s Days of Revolt, Chris Hedges and Green Party MD Senate candidate Dr. Margaret Flowers confront corporate power’s influence in the U.S. two-party electoral system, and detail the forms of resistance that can transcend it.

The Privatization of Israeli War

December 5, 2012

Shir Hever: The attack on Gaza was a show piece for “Iron Dome” technology which Israel wants to sell around the world

Netanyahu Forms Alliance with Far Right’s Lieberman

December 2, 2012

Shir Hever: UN Vote and criticism over Gaza attack matter little to Netanyahu who unites with Minister who advocates ethnic cleansing of Palestinian citizens of Israel