U.S. Politics

Baltimore Mayoral Candidate Wants to Limit Mayoral Power

Baltimore Mayoral Candidate Wants to Limit Mayoral Power

May 29, 2020

City Council President Brandon Scott is fighting to limit the authority of Baltimore’s ‘all powerful mayor’ while he seeks that office.

‘Children Are Infected, Inmates Are Dying’

May 22, 2020

Maryland’s largest public sector union staged a socially-distanced protest to demand more PPE, testing, and safer working conditions.

Can Public Education Survive COVID-19?

May 22, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted apartheid conditions in US public schools.

This is Not a Drill: LIVE, May 20th

May 20, 2020

What strategic opportunity remains for left organizers to build political power within the Democratic Party after Bernie? Are the Democrats in internal crisis, exacerbated by the broader health, political, and economic crises? And, how can we best fight the right wing? Join us for the next episode of This is Not a Drill: LIVE as…

US Sanctions On Iran Fueled By Hate And Money

May 19, 2020

John Bolton brought Richard Goldberg from the neoconservative Foundation for Defense of Democracies to serve as a senior advisor for the National Security Council, ensuring that sanctions against Iran will intensify even as Iran is wracked by COVID-19.

Checkpoint Closure By South Dakota Governor An Attack On Tribal Sovereignty

May 16, 2020

Governor Kristi Noem publicly issued a letter to the Cheyenne River and Oglala Sioux Tribes on May 8 ordering them to remove health checkpoints on roads crossing their reservations but did not directly deliver it to OST—“a sign of “disrespect,” according to OST President Julian Bear Runner.

HEROES Act Includes Utility Shutoff Ban, $4 Billion For Broadband Access

May 15, 2020

Republicans oppose the HEROES Act provision to expand broadband, but students and educators say lack of internet access is a major roadblock to learning in low income and rural communities.

Who’s Fighting The War Against Cash?

May 14, 2020

Mastercard, Visa, and Bill Gates are all pushing for polices to make it harder to use cash, hoping to keep closer tabs on the population through the trail of electronic transactions.

FBI Finds Evidence Of Israeli Intervention In Trump’s 2016 Campaign

May 7, 2020

An Israeli minister met with Roger Stone to provide information that may have benefited the Trump campaign. The discovery implicates Netanyahu in an attempt to distort the 2016 US election result.

Sanders Is Back On The NY Primary Ballot

May 7, 2020

Before the ruling was announced, TRNN spoke with Norman Solomon and Marcus Ferrell about how the split between establishment Democrats and progressives could help hand Trump the November election.