With Donald Trump in crisis-mode like never before, how is the left organizing? On our show today we’ll turn to our news correspondent Arun Gupta to explore the landscape of protest, from the planned mobilizations in case of Robert Mueller’s firing, to grappling with the impending expansion of US war in Syria, to successful teachers’ … Continued
As Donald Trump begins the second year of his we’ll spend the hour today featuring our regular correspondent Arun Gupta helping us review what has been lost over the past 12 months, discussing how the left can confront Trumpism and find hope in dark times. We’ll also explore the intersection of food and politics. Hosted … Continued
As Republicans scramble to win passage of their massive 500-page tax reform bill through the reconciliation process we’ll turn to our news correspondent Arun Gupta for a look at how naked the greed is, what the Democratic Party’s strategy is, and how progressive activists are fighting to stop the bill. Then author Gordon Lafer will … Continued
As Yemen, the poorest nation in the Arab Gulf struggles with a US-backed Saudi war, a horrifying cholera epidemic has now made things worse. On today’s show, we’ll examine the crisis with Benjamin Wiacek, the Yemen media lead for Oxfam and ask why there is so little coverage. Then, Sarah Anderson of the Institute for … Continued
The state of Arkansas has been on a deadly killing spree, rushing to execute death row prisoners before its stores of a lethal injection drug expire. We’ll discuss the story with Jessica Brand. She is with the group Fair Punishment, an initiative of Harvard Law School. Then, we’ll hear part 2 of a 2-part conversation … Continued
Donald Trump’s State Department comes under fire for promoting his private luxury, members-only club in Florida. The billionaire businessman-turned-President has so many conflicts of interest that it’s hard to keep track. On our show today Paul S. Ryan of the group Common Cause will discuss this latest report of how the Presidency could be lining … Continued
Despite all the gnashing of teeth among progressives over the Recent Electoral Unpleasantness, Arun Gupta says we can thank Trump. ALSO: Dr. Maria Michael, native elder, reports on Standing Rock. PLUS: prepare to LAUGH at Kung Pao Kosher Comedy! With host Kris Welch.
The first presidential debate; who won, who lost, who cares? And is the left kidding itself about Donal Trump? Plus; a brilliant graphic novel describes life in Syria through the eyes of a child. With host Kris Welch.