U.S. Politics

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

Did The House's New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

April 16, 2019

The first House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hearing featured youth climate activists—but not the ones with the Sunrise Movement who demand a Green New Deal

Is Russian 'Meddling' an Attack on America? - RAI with Stephen Cohen

Reality Asserts Itself - Stephen Cohen

April 16, 2019
“The claim that Russia attacked America during the 2016 presidential election is both exceedingly dangerous and a complete falsehood,” says Stephen Cohen on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay
Steve Miller and the Nationalist Takeover of the White House

Steve Miller and the Nationalist Takeover of the White House

April 16, 2019

We are in a battle to stop white supremacy from seizing power, says TRNN contributor Jacqueline Luqman

Behind The Scenes Of A Baltimore Corruption Scandal

Behind The Scenes Of A Baltimore Corruption Scandal

April 15, 2019

State Senator Jill Carter and investigative reporters Luke Broadwater and Fern Shen discuss how “Healthy Holly” has shaken up Baltimore politics and local elites

"Stunning and Revealing" - DCCC Demands Loyalty Oath From Political Consultants

“Stunning and Revealing” – DCCC Demands Loyalty Oath From Political Consultants

April 15, 2019

As Jeff Cohen points out, political fear of progressives and corporate power have pushed the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) towards strategies for stopping primary challenges

Assange Arrest Sparks Interest in Gore Vidal Book

Assange Arrest: Background and Implications

April 14, 2019
Our recent coverage of the arrest of Julian Assange
Trump Signs Executive Order with Builders

Two Trump Executive Orders Will Make It Even Easier to Build Pipelines

April 11, 2019

Consolidation of power into the federal government will make it harder for states to oppose pipeline construction for environmental reasons, says Tamara O’Laughlin, North America Director of 350.org (http://350.org).

David Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary

April 11, 2019

Environmentalists argue the former energy and oil lobbyist will further harm the climate and public health