Greek PM Tsipras Resigns, Calls for New Election as Left Wing of Syriza Splits to Form New Party; Sen. Bernie Sanders: From Greece to Puerto Rico, the Financial Rules Are Rigged to Favor the 1%; Global Warming Worsens California Drought as July Becomes Hottest Month on Record; In Victory for Corporations, Court Rejects Rule on … Continued


Uprising with Sonali: Courtney Morris analyses breaking news of the day. Plus, Yemen faces a massive humanitarian catastrophe. We’ll speak with the Wall Street Journal’s UN correspondent about why the news isn’t getting more attention. And, Norman Solomon joins us to discuss why Bernie Sanders needs a push on his foreign policy platform. Plus, Zachary … Continued


Uprising with Sonali: Robert Jensen analyses breaking news of the day. Then, two days after Black Lives Matter activists confronted Bernie Sanders in Seattle, his campaign released an extensive racial justice platform. We’ll speak with journalist Imani Gandy. And, twenty years after the landmark El Monte raid of a sweatshop that was holding more than … Continued


Today on Flashpoints, we discuss Haiti’s long awaited parliamentary elections, which just wrapped up yesterday. Next we talks with an organizer of the boycott against Driscoll berries in response to the terrible working conditions in the field of Baja California. Then, we’ll take a look at controversy surrounding Bernie Sanders with the backlash he’s received … Continued


Ever since Bernie Sanders was confronted by Black Lives Matter protesters he has been talking about police violence and racial inequality in speeches. We talk to John Nichols about the current Presidential Campaign landscape. John Nichols is a political blogger and Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine. And Robert Roper, journalist and author of Nabokov in America: … Continued


Long-time political activist Ajamu Baraka on Sandra Bland’s arrest and death; Bernie Sanders; and Black Lives Matter. Last night the Texas Department of Public Safety released video of Sandra Bland’s arrest from a dashboard camera. And Christian Hageseth, author of the book Big Weed: An Entrepreneur’s High-Stakes Adventures in the Budding Legal Marijuana Business. About the … Continued


Democratic Presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley were interrupted by Black Lives Matter protests during the Netroots conference in Arizona. Excerpts from Sanders’ and O’Malley’s speeches, and an interview with Alicia Garza of the Black Lives Matter movement. And Johanna Fernandez on Mumia Abu-Jamal, his health, and writing. Fernandez is editor of Writing on … Continued