This week: Updates on the ICE raid in Mississippi; global comparisons of gun violence; conservatives’ reactions to Democrats’ proposed wealth tax ideas; Prof. Wolff interviews Dr. Harriet Fraad on how capitalism is affecting mental health in the U.S.
California has endorsed the Tropical Forest Standard, a global plan linking forest preservation to carbon offset credits. It is opposed by environmental justice groups and Indigenous people.
Jeet Heer of The Nation explores the deepening political divide, the growing support for impeachment, and the political battles that it will define.
In addition to the border wall, the federal government has set up an entire system of ultra-vigilance which can record and forensically review everything that happens in the border area, presenting serious concerns for members of the Tohono O’odham nation.
Roughly 40 million people live in poverty in the USA. Can you imagine living under $24,000 a year for a family of four? If you can’t, why not? Surely the media should help. This week, why mainstream media are so poor at covering poverty – and what one organization, The Economic Hardship Reporting Project, is…
Jacqueline Luqman talks with LA Times reporter Gale Holland about how acknowledging the issues that contribute to a high percentage of African American homelessness in LA County might inform the solutions for everyone.
The Nation’s national correspondent John Nichols says that history shows impeachment has changed the political future, and thinks it is part of a struggle we should not shy away from.
Green Party candidate Madelyn Hoffman says that even the progressive Democratic presidential candidates remain unwilling to challenge the Pentagon.
Ryan Cooper, National Correspondent for The Week, joins us to look at today’s testimony, the president’s petulance, and what all this means for the presidential campaign.