U.S. Politics

Economic Update: Win-Win For Women's Soccer

Economic Update: Win-Win For Women’s Soccer

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
August 7, 2019

This week: Updates on Trump as a distraction vehicle; more of French President Macron’s corruption; how the global coffee price collapse is driving immigrants to the U.S.;  the right’s opposition to free tuition and student loans; why Trump and the GOP do nothing to stop the jobs exodus from the U.S.; Prof. Wolff interviews Dr.…

Linda Sarsour Explains How "Fire Pantaleo!" Spontaneously Erupted at the Dem Debate

Linda Sarsour Explains How “Fire Pantaleo!” Spontaneously Erupted at the Dem Debate

August 6, 2019

While activists say they will work to stop Trump, as organizers they must continue the fight for justice &  keep Democratic candidates honest

Democrats "Are Not Speaking to the Needs of Immigrants and Communities of Color”

Democrats “Are Not Speaking to the Needs of Immigrants and Communities of Color”

August 6, 2019

Immigrant communities and people of color in the US are highly suspicious of the Democratic Party. However, there is a group of young democratic politicians from members of these communities who are giving hope

White Nationalist Terror Attack in El Paso Was Not an Isolated Incident

White Nationalist Terror Attack in El Paso Was Not an Isolated Incident

August 5, 2019

Gerald Horne and Arun Gupta outline the history of white terror in America and what its modern manifestation means for our future.

Laura Flanders Show: The Mad Military Money Machine

Laura Flanders Show: The Mad Military Money Machine

Partner Content Provided By: The Laura Flanders Show
August 4, 2019

There’s something sick about U.S. Military spending. It’s certainly not keeping anyone safe. This week, why we the public spend billions on bad technology and what happens to service people who speak up about it. Then, a peace economy  – what might it look like? I’ll talk to Jodie Evans of Code Pink.

US Withdrawal from INF Treaty Creates Greater Nuclear Instability 

US Withdrawal from INF Treaty Creates Greater Nuclear Instability 

August 2, 2019

Sec. of State Mike Pompeo announced that the US is unilaterally withdrawing from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty, which could have been re-negotiated if the US had acknowledged its own responsibility for the treaty’s problems

Trump's New Tariffs on China Help Pay for his Corporate Tax Cut

Trump’s New Tariffs on China Help Pay for his Corporate Tax Cut

August 2, 2019

Trump’s claim that China is paying for the tariffs is completely false and basically serves to redirect income from his poor supporters to his wealthy supporters. Not only that, the policy will have the consequence of further isolating the United States, says Michael Hudson

2nd Dem Debate Pt 2: To Impeach, or Not to Impeach? That Is the Question. (4/4)

2nd Democratic Debate

August 2, 2019
While Democrats struggle with the question of impeachment, the healthcare debate is getting mired in minutiae and some voters are calling for a working class party. With Kimberly Moffitt, Jacqueline Luqman, and Marc Steiner as host