U.S. Politics

Trump's Racist Lies About Ilhan Omar Define the Republican Party

Trump’s Racist Lies About Ilhan Omar Define the Republican Party

July 19, 2019

The Ilhan Omar quote Trump bastardized came from her conversation with John Nichols, who joins us to look at US history for inspiration and understanding

Trump Bans Asylum Seekers at the Border in Violation of National and International Law 

Trump Bans Asylum Seekers at the Border in Violation of National and International Law 

July 19, 2019

Litigator Angelo Guisado says Trump’s tactics are proto-fascist, and stopping asylum seekers in transit through other countries violates standing U.S. law and international treaties

Kamala Harris Goes After the Black Vote With a Homeownership Plan

Kamala Harris Goes After the Black Vote With a Homeownership Plan

July 19, 2019

Will Kamala Harris’ home ownership proposal address the persistent issue of the racial homeownership and wealth gap, or will her plan create more problems for the very people she aims to help?

Trump's Iran Treaty Withdrawal and Sanctions Based on Lies, but War Could Be a Reality

Trump’s Iran Treaty Withdrawal and Sanctions Based on Lies, but War Could Be a Reality

July 18, 2019

Khury Petersen-Smith outlines how Trump’s untruths and policies are making America the aggressor, not Iran, and how American media from the New York Times to Fox News are falling for his rhetoric

Jewish Activists of 'Never Again' Action Oppose Immigrant Detention Centers

Jewish Activists of ‘Never Again’ Action Oppose Immigrant Detention Centers

July 18, 2019

Molly Amster of Jews United for Justice explains why the concentration camp analogy is more than just rhetoric when it comes to Trump’s detention camps and policies

Why Is Homeownership Among Blacks Lower Than Ever?

Why Is Homeownership Among Blacks Lower Than Ever?

July 18, 2019

Segregation and housing discrimination are affecting Black homeownership today as much as in the days before the 1964 Civil Rights Act. What happened and how can this be reversed?

Trump's Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate - Will it Lead Us to Fascism? 

Trump’s Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate – Will It Lead Us to Fascism? 

July 17, 2019

Henry Giroux dissects how the potential path to fascism is laid bare in Trump’s rhetoric and policies. The voices of the four Congresswomen speak to another American future

Why A 20-Year Old Climate Activist is Suing the Federal Government

Why A 20-Year Old Climate Activist is Suing the Federal Government

July 17, 2019

At Netroots Nation 2019, Vic Barrett, a young defendant in Juliana vs US, talks to Dharna Noor about why he’s suing the federal government for its role in the climate crisis

Real Talk Tho

Real Talk Tho Episode 8 - Segments

July 16, 2019
Episode 8 of Real Talk Tho: As Trump threaten immigration raids, how will Baltimore respond? (1/10)