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Rattling the Bars: More Arrests And Jail Time Will Not Make Cities Safer

July 14, 2018

Executive Producer Eddie Conway uncovers why more arrests isn’t making communities safer.

Trump’s Real NATO Agenda? More Money for War

July 13, 2018

As prominent US media and political figures warned that he might dismantle NATO, President Trump wrapped up the summit by bragging that he had convinced allied members to spend more on the military. We speak to Bill Hartung, Director of Arms & Security Project, Center for International Policy

Has Mueller Caught the Hackers?

July 13, 2018

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 12 officials with the GRU, Russia’s main foreign intelligence agency, for allegedly meddling in the 2016 election, including hacking Democratic Party emails. Case closed? Author and investigative journalist Michael Isikoff of Yahoo News joins TRNN’s Aaron Mate to discuss

President’s UK Visit ‘An Opportunity for British People to Unite’ Against Trump

July 13, 2018

President Trump’s visit to the UK caused important upheavals both in British politics and society, when over 250,000 took to the streets against his visit. Thomas Barlow, of Real Media, talks about the visit’s impact

The Baltimore Bureau Podcast Show: July 13, 2018

July 13, 2018

This Friday the 13th, Dharna and Khalilah discuss residents’ and the City Council’s resistance to both Baltimore Police Department and ICE

The History of American Resistance

July 13, 2018

On the Marc Steiner Show, Marc talks to Jeff Biggers, author of the new book Resistance: Reclaiming An American Tradition, about the American history of uprisings from Thomas Paine to Black Lives Matter

Congressional Progressive Caucus Challenge Party Leadership and Congress on Militarism and Foreign Policy

July 13, 2018

The little known Congressional Progressive Caucus is the largest caucus within the Democratic Party and has an important track record in calling attention to the highly interventionist and harmful foreign policy of the US, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

NATO Shields U.S. From Its Military Adventures

July 11, 2018

It is the U.S. that needs NATO, which allows the US to bypass the UN Security Council and engage in military adventures abroad, while keeping a safe distance across the Atlantic, says Eirik Vold of the Red Party of Norway

US Is Helping ‘Bloodthirsty Cult’ – the MEK – to Overthrow Iran’s Government

July 11, 2018

In pursuit of regime change in Iran, the Trump administration and prominent Republicans and Democrats alike are supporting the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK), which former top US official Larry Wilkerson says is a “bloodthirsty cult.” Ben Norton reports

Trump’s Supreme Court: Capitalism and Democracy Can No Longer Coexist

July 10, 2018

Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh pushes the Supreme Court towards defending a far-right corporate state, says Henry A. Giroux the author of ‘American Nightmare: Facing the Challenge of Fascism’