U.S. Politics

Will the Mueller Report Help Defeat Trump in 2020? (Pt 2/2)

Release of the Mueller Report

April 19, 2019
Trump and his base will remain unaffected by the Mueller Report, and it will mainly serve as a “political football” between Republicans and Democrats, say Gerald Horne and Kamau Franklin, but it can still be used against Trump in 2020
Arsonists Leave Fascist Symbols at the Highlander Center

Arsonists Leave Fascist Symbols at the Highlander Center

April 19, 2019

The Highlander Center has been at the heart of civil rights, labor, and poor people’s struggles in this country for the last 87 years. Some people see this arson as an act of war

Is Baltimore City's Strong Mayor System Corrupting? Residents Weigh In

Is Baltimore City’s Strong Mayor System Corrupting? Residents Weigh In

April 19, 2019

Residents engage with current and former city officials to discuss how to rebalance power at city hall to give the community real say in how Baltimore is governed

Does The Center for American Progress Want to Stop Progressives In 2020?

Does The Center for American Progress Want to Stop Progressives In 2020?

April 18, 2019

Is the Center for American Progress really interested in pushing bold progressive ideas for the American people, when they make questionable claims about America’s favorite progressive candidate, Bernie Sanders? We discuss the issue with Mike Lux

Is Trump for Detente or Militarism? - RAI with Stephen Cohen (2/5)

Reality Asserts Itself - Stephen Cohen

April 18, 2019
Trump’s stated aim is to reduce tensions with Russia, but is it motivated by peaceful objectives or is it preparations for aggression towards Iran and China – Stephen Cohen joins host Paul Jay for a spirited discussion on Reality Asserts Itself
US 'Tightens Noose' on Cuba

US ‘Tightens Noose’ on Cuba

April 18, 2019

Sec. of State Pompeo announced that Cuban Americans and US citizens who lost property after Cuba’s 1959 revolution can now sue companies that have benefitted from this property. This represents an important intensification of sanctions on Cuba, says Jeb Sprague

Pompeo is "Setting the Stage for a War with Iran"

Pompeo is “Setting the Stage for a War with Iran”

April 17, 2019

In recent congressional testimony, Sec. of State Pompeo linked Iran to al Qaeda and 9/11 and would not say whether he would apply the 2001 war authorization (AUMF) to Iran. Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the implications

Trump Using Refugees as Pawns and Public Policy for Vengeance

Trump Using Refugees as Pawns and Public Policy for Vengeance

April 17, 2019

San Francisco District Attorney candidate Chesa Boudin calls Trump a coward and a bully who should be held legally accountable

Trump's Tweets Fuel Media Slander and Death Threats Against Ilhan Omar

Trump’s Tweets Fuel Media Slander and Death Threats Against Ilhan Omar

April 16, 2019

James Zogby, of the Arab American Institute, analyzes the increasing threat against Arabs and Muslims in America and its impact on 2020 elections