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Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

Assange Arrest: Background and Implications

April 12, 2019
Our recent coverage of the arrest of Julian Assange
New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

New York Sues Big Pharma for Opioid Crisis

April 5, 2019

Sackler and PurduePharma profited from “suffering and death,” NYC AG Letitia James says. White collar criminologist Bill Black discusses the case

EU Clamps Down on Freedom of Speech in name of Copyright Protection

EU Clamps Down on Freedom of Speech in name of Copyright Protection

April 5, 2019

Julia Reda of the Pirate Party warns that the law does not protect creators, but large interest groups. Internet platforms such as Facebook, YouTube, Twitter will install filters and ban access to material individuals upload who do not buy the rights for everything they use

WitchHunt: Controversy Over Anti-Semitism and the British Labour Party

WitchHunt: Controversy Over Anti-Semitism and the British Labour Party

April 1, 2019

Filmmaker Jon Pullman discusses his film WitchHunt, about the suppression of critical voices in the Labour Party and the influence of the Israeli lobby    

Deep Faith in the Deep State Gives Dems a Set Back

Deep Faith in the Deep State Gives Dems a Set Back

March 31, 2019

Our weekly panel discusses the Mueller Report, as the Democrats and their media allies put their eggs in the Russia-Gate basket and handed Trump a PR victory – Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay

NRA’s Playbook Shows Why the US Does not Stop Mass Shootings

NRA’s Playbook Shows Why the US Does not Stop Mass Shootings

March 31, 2019

After the Chistchurch shooting, New Zealand moves to ban assault weapons, while the US is promoting plans to arm school teachers instead. Al-Jazeera exposes NRA’s “playbook” on media responses after mass shootings

Could Banning Menthol Cigarettes Have Deadly, Unintended Consequences?

Could Banning Menthol Cigarettes Have Deadly, Unintended Consequences?

March 27, 2019

Retired Police Commander Neill Franklin and harm reduction specialist Ricky Morris say city bans on menthol cigarettes could lead to further criminalization of communities of color

Monsanto's Weed Killer is "Substantial Factor" in Cancer, Says Jury

Monsanto’s Weed Killer is “Substantial Factor” in Cancer, Says Jury

March 22, 2019

Monsanto is about to face 11,200 more trials over the potential carcinogen in Roundup, which has prompted legislation to limit the chemical’s use

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

Community Rallies To Defend Community Garden

March 22, 2019

The largest community garden in Baltimore is aiming to make Baltimore more sustainable and push the city toward zero-waste, but it is under threat of demolition by the city

Nina Turner Speaks at the Women's March

Nina Turner Speaks at the Women’s March

January 20, 2019

Former Ohio State Senator (D) and Our Revolution President Nina Turner speaks at the 2019 Women’s March in Washington D.C..