U.S. Politics

How E-Commerce Warehouse Development Perpetuates Deforestation 

How E-Commerce Warehouse Development Perpetuates Deforestation 

September 20, 2019

“Not in our backyard!” – Residents of Abingdon, Maryland, demand an end to the deforestation plan and protest in front of Harford County Government Administration Offices.

Raising Expectations (And Lowering Carbon Emissions)

September 19, 2019

At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, labor and environmental organizer Jane McAlevey explains what strikes, war, and globalization have to do with climate justice.

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

September 19, 2019

In the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News From the Revolutionary War to The War On Terror, authors Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong assert that “The mainstream corporate media is one of the chief propagators of American exceptionalism and innocence…the narratives of American exceptionalism and American innocence work together…

Drone Attack on Saudis May Not Lead to War

Drone Attack on Saudis May Not Lead to War

September 17, 2019

As’ad Abukhalil maintains that Trump may not actually want war, but the consequences of this attack could still have dangerous consequences

Republicans Partied in a Monument to American Wealth Inequality

Republicans Partied in a Monument to American Wealth Inequality

September 15, 2019

The little-known back story of the hotel where Republicans gathered in Baltimore last week is how it embodies all the unjust policies that have created record wealth inequality in the US

3rd Democratic Debate: Medicare for All as the Bogeyman? (1/3)

3rd Democratic Debate

September 13, 2019
The third Democratic Party’s presidential debate featured all ten front-runners for the first time. In segment one of our debate discussion, we take a closer look how candidates discussed the healthcare issue. Our panelists are Osita Nwanevu, Helena Olea, and Jacqueline Luqman, with Greg Wilpert as host
Supreme Court's Asylum Ruling is Incomprehensible

Supreme Court’s Asylum Ruling Is Incomprehensible

September 12, 2019

The US Supreme Court temporarily approved President Trump’s new asylum rule, which makes it almost impossible for anyone from Central America to gain asylum in the US. The court’s support puts thousands of lives in grave danger and violates US law and international law.

UPDATED: Protesters Greet Trump in Baltimore Weeks After He Attacked City

September 12, 2019

Demonstrators say they’ll highlight the Trump administration’s harmful policies that target the environment, immigrants, and more.