U.S. Politics

Laura Flanders Show: Puerto Rican People's Power #1YearAfterMaria

Laura Flanders Show: Puerto Rican People’s Power #1YearAfterMaria

September 24, 2018

The Trump administration claims its response to Hurricane Maria was a “tremendous,” “unsung” success. Yet, what has been truly tremendous in the year since the hurricane is the will of Puerto Ricans building, organizing, and recovering on the island

As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

As Koreas Make Peace, Will Trump End the War?

September 24, 2018

At their third summit, the leaders of North and South Korea made new progress in their historic effort to bring peace to the Peninsula. But for North Korea to denuclearize, is the US prepared to formally end the Korean War, and withdraw US forces? We speak to Col. Lawrence Wilkerson

Green Party Candidate Barred From Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

Green Party Candidate Barred From Ohio Gubernatorial Debate

September 23, 2018

Ohio Green Party candidate barred from debates, continues aggressive campaign for Governor

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins' Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

Protest Targets Johns Hopkins’ Multi-Million Dollar ICE Contract

September 22, 2018

Dozens of students, faculty and community members marched through campus on Friday and delivered a petition demanding Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins University end its contract with Immigration and Customs Enforcement

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

In Viral Video, Medea Benjamin Confronts Trump Official on Iran

September 21, 2018

At a public event in Washington, DC, CodePink’s Medea Benjamin confronted Brian Hook, the head of Trump’s Iran Action Group, over the US withdrawal from the JCPOA and re-imposing crippling sanctions on the Iranian people. Benjamin joins us to discuss her action, which went viral online

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: It is Outrageous that The US is Supporting a Genocidal War in Yemen

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard: It is Outrageous that the US is Supporting a Genocidal War in Yemen

September 21, 2018

Over 5 million children are facing starvation and a cholera outbreak is raging in Yemen, the worst humanitarian crisis in the world, yet the US continues to support the Saudi bombing and destruction of the country, says Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

Alt-Right March for Israel, Human Rights Activist Smeared as Anti-Semitic

September 20, 2018

In Canada Dimitri Lascaris called on B’Nai Brith to disavow a white supremacist who called for Trudeau’s execution. He then found himself accused of being an anti-Semite

Trump Administration Sets the Lowest Refugee Intake Targets in US History

Trump Administration Sets the Lowest Refugee Intake Targets in US History

September 20, 2018

The U.S. is already doing far less for refugees than most developed nations and the latest reduction, from 45,000 to 30,000 refugees, does not even come close to reflecting the actual number who end up being admitted

De-Regulation, De-Supervision, and De-Criminalization Set the Stage for the 2008 Financial Crisis

De-Regulation and De-Criminalization Set the Stage for the 2008 Financial Crisis

September 20, 2018
White collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes how the U.S. got into the 2008 financial crisis and what it means that we have not learnt the lessons from that crisis 10 years later, on the anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse
The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 14, 2018

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: September 14, 2018

September 19, 2018

Khalilah and Eze sit down with Rapper/Producer JPEGMAFIA to discuss protests of California Gov. Jerry Brown’s Task Force on Climate and Forests, the death of Anthony Anderson at the hands of Baltimore Police, the Maryland gubernatorial race, and more