Leid Stories–Mr. Snark Lost His Spark on the First Day of Impeachment Hearings–09.18.19

Leid Stories discusses a dramatic turning of the legal tide yesterday, the first day of the House Judiciary Committee’s impeachment hearings against President Donald Trump.  Corey Lewandowski, a principal witness who was Trump’s campaign manager and trusted political mechanic, hid all day behind court papers he said barred him from discussing any aspect of his relationship with Trump. But late in …


Meria Heller – “Meria with Chuck Ochelli” – 09.15.19

Hell & High Water, with Meria and Chuck Ochelli. The truth shall set you free; 12,000 trump lies and counting; 9/11/01 was an inside job – who did it? who benefits? John Bolton fired; Taliban; Pompeo; Jimmy Carter at Camp David; trumps photo ops; Putin; Sharpiegate; the Wall & Military funding; Jerry Falwell Jr; Turnberry;JFK; Mueller & 9/11; Cheney; Saudi’s; William Barr & …


Economic Update – Capitalism in Denial

Updates on parallel declines of UK and US capitalisms; denials of their systemic problems worsens them. Longer segments on (1) political economy of immigration, and (2) why the basic problem of Central and South America is 2-3 centuries of capitalism producing and reproducing extreme inequality, staggering poverty, and corrupt government elites. That is the crucial context for the Cuban and …


LEID STORIES — Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019

Leid Stories discusses the Democrats’ big “debate” tonight, the third of four mashups featuring the party’s presidential candidates. The venue is Texas Southern –-09.12.19   Download Here


Leid Stories–Noted Historian and prolific author Dr. Gerald Horne puts the life, times, struggles and victories of the late president of Zimbabwe, Robert Mugabe, in perspective.–09.11.19

Leid Stories pays tribute to Robert Mugabe, former president and former prime minister of Zimbabwe, who died at a Singapore hospital on Sept. 6, 2019. Horne holds the John J and Rebecca Moores chair of history and African American studies at the University of Houston. He has written dozens of books and hundreds of articles,  commentaries and scholarly papers on …