U.S. Politics

Trump Declares an Imperial Presidency - Paul Jay

Trump Declares an Imperial Presidency – Paul Jay

February 15, 2019

Trump’s emergency order threatens to create an all powerful presidency and weaken a constitutional order that allows the elites to settle their differences within an electoral process – Paul Jay joins guest-host Jacquline Luqman of ‘Luqman Nation’

Canciller de Venezuela: "Los EEUU está adelante del intento golpista, no detrás"

The US is in Front of the Coup Attempt

February 15, 2019
Entrevista – en español con subtítulos en inglés – con canciller venezolano Jorge Arreaza, quien habla de las posibilidades de guerra con los EEUU, los impactos de los sanciones, y la salida al conflicto entre los EEUU y sus aliados en la oposición y en la región
'Victory' Deal Reached to End First Denver Teachers Strike in 25 Years

‘Victory’ Deal Reached to End First Denver Teachers Strike in 25 Years

February 14, 2019

Journalist Eric Blanc discusses the tentative agreement to end the Denver teachers strike

Rep. Ilhan Omar Grills Elliott Abrams on Support for Central American Genocide

Rep. Ilhan Omar Grills Elliott Abrams on Support for Central American Genocide

February 13, 2019

Rep. Ilhan Omar (D) of Minnesota presented Elliott Abrams with uncomfortable facts about his past illegal activities and asked him whether he would pursue similar human rights violating policies against Venezuela as he did against Latin America in the 1980’s

Venezuela’s Foreign Minister: “Washington Hijacked Guaidó”

February 13, 2019

In an exclusive interview with TRNN, Venezuela’s Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says Guaido has not accepted the Pope’s offer to negotiate since he is being directed by Washington

Students and Faculty Rally Against Proposed Private Police Force for Johns Hopkins

Students and Faculty Rally Against Proposed Private Police Force for Johns Hopkins

February 13, 2019

Johns Hopkins Black Student Union President Chisom Okereke says an armed, private police force would endanger students of color

Ilhan Omar, anti-Semitism, Nancy Pelosi, AIPAC, Charles Lechner, Phyllis Bennis, Marc Steiner

Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitism? Or Fear of Open Debate on Israel?

February 12, 2019

Why Are They Really Mad At Ilhan Omar? What does being a woman of color have to do with it? She said no more than other critics of American policy in the Middle East. Marc Steiner, Charles Lenchner, and Phyllis Bennis discuss the issue

Elliott Abrams: The War Criminal Running US Policy in Venezuela

February 11, 2019

The recently named US Special Envoy on Venezuela, Elliott Abrams, is back in the halls of power after a career of supporting dictators, violence and genocide around the world

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America's Inequality Machine

How Aggressive Policing Fuels America’s Inequality Machine

February 10, 2019

The recent in-custody police death of Anton Black and inadequate civilian oversight in Baltimore reveal how the underlying imperative of policing in the U.S. is not public safety, but instead heightening the rampant inequality that continues to plague urban America