Earth Day shows need for socialism; Bolsonaro gets cold reception at climate summit; On 151st birthday, Lenin’s lessons as relevant as ever
The US Post Office is running a covert operation that tracks and collects social media posts, particularly looking for "inflammatory" content and information related to planned protests.
On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including UN concerned over partial shutdown of Libya's oil production, the US House of Representatives on Thursday adopting legislation that will grant statehood to the capital of the United States, and the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act.
Universal healthcare could have prevented hundreds of thousands of deaths in the COVID pandemic. Why we need to keep fighting for Medicare for All.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talked with guests about whether the guilty verdict in the Chauvin trial changed anything fundamental in our country and reviewed media coverage of Putin's State of the Nation address, in Russia and the Western press.
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all counts in the death of George Floyd.
On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including Alan Dershowitz accusing Maxine Waters of using tactics from the Ku Klux Klan playbook to “intimidate” the Chauvin jury, and President Macron preparing to ease existing lockdown restrictions in France.
Chauvin verdict “response to the power of the people”; Covid crisis gripping India; France had "significant" role in Rwandan genocide — report
Derek Chauvin found guilty on all charges, but the struggle for justice continues in the US.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan covered Putin's State of the Nation address, talking about Russia's policies foreign and domestic, looking at Ukraine, Belarus, and Putin's recommendations on the economy, healthcare, infrastructure, and other domestic topics.
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talked with guests about Turkey's foreign policy and the future of NATO, the Derek Chauvin trial and the increasingly corrupted legacy of BLM, the state of Syrian human rights, and this week's transfer of power in Cuba.
The presiding judge in the Derek Chauvin case has stated that US Representative Maxine Waters' comments could provide the defense an opportunity to appeal a potential conviction.
New leadership takes over in Cuba. Will we see a change in the relationship between the U.S. and the island nation?
On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including a century-old Church in northeast Minneapolis catching fire, Chad President Idriss Deby killed on the frontline, Biden praying for ‘the right verdict’ in Chauvin trial, and Chauvin found guilty on all charges.
Climate gentrification hits Queens; Detroit man sues for false arrest from faulty facial recognition; ‘Recovery’ at risk as covid wave looms
On this episode of Fault Lines, hosts Jamarl Thomas and Shane Stranahan talked with guests about the USA's policy on China, what BLM accomplished as Chauvin's trial goes to closing arguments today, what Biden's thinking on Iran and Israel, and the Bolsonaro presidency as COVID kills in Brazil.
Chicago protests demand justice for killer cops; Cuba marks 60 yrs since US invasion; Socialist union leader leads neoliberal in Peru runoff
Despite a defeat in the unionization battle with Amazon in Alabama, workers continue to fight for their rights in the US.
On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including closing arguments in the Derek Chauvin trial, vandals target Derek Chauvin's defense witness’ old house in California, and Apple lifts ban on social network Parler.
As the John Durham investigation pushes on with no end in sight, observers eye clear evidence of wrongdoing and begin to suspect a cover-up.