Trump Appointed Fossil Fuel Insiders to Federal Agencies. It’s Backfiring. I’ve Seen Goldman Sachs From the Inside. We Need Public Banks. Megacorporations Want More Ocean Farms. That’s a Huge Mistake. Climate Campaigners Stage One of France’s Largest Acts of Civil Disobedience How Congress Can Follow Up on the Incomplete and Redacted Mueller Report Nurses Are […]
In the just released “Intercepted” podcast “Neoliberalism or Death: The U.S. Economic War Against Venezuela,” Jeremy Scahill interviews former UN expert Alfred de Zayas, Venezuela’s Vice Foreign Minister Carlos Ron and others. The program also offers a short segment with Sam Husseini (senior analyst at the Institute for Public Accuracy) attempting to question convicted felon Elliott Abrams, […]
News reports say that U.S. prosecutors have asked the committee that planned President Donald Trump’s inauguration to turn over documents and records related to the 2017 event. The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times both reported February 4 that the U.S. attorney’s office in Manhattan issued a subpoena seeking information on the committee’s […]
Subscribe to the Deconstructed podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Radio Public, and other platforms. New to podcasting? Click here. Since getting elected to the senate, Kamala Harris has become one of the most progressive voices in the chamber, coming out in favor of Medicare for All and debt-free college. Her forensic questioning of Brett Kavanaugh during last September’s Supreme […]
James Henry, economist and tax attorney, speaks at the forum, “Destroying The post Systematized Tax Evasion: Cheating Competition appeared first on The Real News Network.
Lara Al-Qassem, an American student of Palestinian origin, has defeated an Israeli effort to ban and deport her over her prior support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, BDS. We speak to her attorney, Yotam Ben-Hillel The post Israeli ‘Thought Police’ Lose Effort to Ban Student Over BDS appeared first on The Real News […]
Putting new pressure on Republican Senators who would like to ram through a vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh by the Senate Judiciary Committee this week, the attorney for the woman who has accused him of attempted rape has said her client is willing to testify about the sexual assault she says took place […]
The New York Times endorsement of Zephyr Teachout has supercharged her campaign for New York attorney general, with more than 3,000 contributions coming in the five days since it was announced, according to the Teachout campaign. The contributions averaged $62 a pop, totaling more than $200,000, a significant boost as the race heads into its […]
MINNEAPOLIS—Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison on Sunday denied an allegation from an ex-girlfriend that he had once dragged her off a bed while screaming obscenities at her — an allegation that came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democrats running for state attorney general. The allegation first surfaced Saturday […]
Goodbye Regulations, Hello Impending Global Financial Crisis Grassroots Activists: “Abolish ICE” Means Disband, Not Reform the Agency Former UN Special Rapporteur on US Withdrawal From the Human Rights Council Sea Turtles Offer Dire Warning of Oceans’ Crisis Michael Cohen Suggests He Could Cooperate With Mueller Probe As the North Korean Deal Crumbles, Donald Trump’s Foreign […]
A proposed rule change might not stop Bernie Sanders from seeking the Democratic nomination in 2020, but it could be used to exclude future independents like him, says attorney and activist Anoa Changa The post Does the DNC Want to Stop the Next Bernie? appeared first on The Real News Network.
Minnesota Democrats on Saturday snubbed the state’s attorney general, a longtime incumbent running for reelection, in favor of a political newbie running to her left. Lori Swanson, who has been the purple state’s top law enforcement official since 2006, has been eyed recently by national Democrats as a potential rising star. When Sen. Al Franken, […]