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Abby Martin on Julian Assange, Coup in Bolivia, Bernie Sanders, and Gaza

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November 25, 2019

Investigative journalist and founder of the Empire Files Abby Martin talks about the implications Julian Assange’s case has for journalism; if what happened in Bolivia was a coup, and if it’s part of a trend unfolding throughout Latin America; and her latest documentary film, “Gaza Fights for Freedom.”

How Corporate Media Fueled Trump’s Rise

November 25, 2019

Co-author Nolan Higdon discusses “United States of Distraction: Media Manipulation in Post-Truth America (And What We Can Do About It).”

Are Dems Barking Up The Wrong Tree On Impeachment?

November 22, 2019

David Swanson says there are plenty of reasons for impeaching Trump, but the Democrats’ Ukrainegate case is weak and will not galvanize the nation or challenge the Senate to convict.

Despite Absurd Debate Questions, Foreign Policy Was in Sharp Focus

November 22, 2019

Bernie Sanders and Tulsi Gabbard owned the foreign policy debate Wednesday night, despite facile questions from the MSNBC panel.

Should Democrats Attack Trump or Fight for Working Families?

November 22, 2019

The attacks against Trump in the Democratic debate were eviscerating. But Bernie Sanders warned that even though he is a criminal, just attacking won’t be enough to defeat him.

Fifth Democratic Debate Showed the Deep Divide Within the Party

November 21, 2019

The candidates were divided on whether to tax the rich or expand wealth. This was at the heart of the debate, but it missed central points

A Green New Deal for Public Housing Is Key to a Carbon-Free Future

November 21, 2019

One of the architects of GND for Housing and an organizer from US Gulf communities talk about the politically transformative movement that could unite the working class and help build the Green New Deal.

The War on Terror Cost $6.4 Trillion and 800,000 Lives

November 21, 2019

A new study on the cost of U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan presents a harrowing picture of the cost exacted in lives and taxpayer dollars.

Trump’s Criminality Can Galvanize the Left

November 20, 2019

The Nation’s Jeet Heer examines how the left can organize around Trump’s criminality without getting carried away by neoliberal impeachment proceedings.

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing – Ambassador Gordon Sondland Testimony

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November 20, 2019