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Leid Stories—An inevitable Question: Is It Time to End the Two-Party System?—06.27.17

If the 2016 presidential election proved nothing else, it surely proved how proved how tenaciously we hang on to the notion that two is quite enough, thank you—two political parties, that is—and that need not change. So, today on Leid Stories we try to understand why we seem to believe this, and why we’re unwilling to explore other political systems …

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Moving Forward – 06.26.17

This week we interview Jesse Nevel.  Jesse Nevel is running for Mayor of St. Petersburg, Florida under the Uhuru Solidarity Movement.  In 2008, Jesse moved from Miami to St. Petersburg.  In 2010, he joined The Uhuru Solidarity Movement which is a national organization that mobilizes support from the white community for the black (African) community-led struggle for self-reliance, political and economic …

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The Conspiracy Guy – 06.21.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #30: Ominous developments in the Middle East include Russia warning the US that it will treat all US aircraft in Syrian airspace as “targets” after US-led forces shot down a Syrian plane attacking ISIS. Iran has responded to an ISIS attack in Iran with missile strikes in Eastern Syria. The exchange between Megyn Kelly and Alex Jones …

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The Torch – 06.18.17

Alexey Yaroshevsky of RT International and RT America. Alexey has traveled to more than 70 countries for RT – reporting on political, criminal, economic, social and cultural stories. He speaks about Russia and President DOnald J. Trump. Tom Devine has assisted over 5,000 whistleblowers in defending themselves against retaliation and in making real differences on behalf of the public – …

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The Conspiracy Guy – 06.14.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #29: The testimony of Attorney General Sessions has been trivialized by the left, which insists that he and others are covering up the intervention of Russia on behalf of the Trump campaign, for which there remains a stunning absence of evidence. A full page ad in The New York Times features the Washington Monument covered by the …

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The Gary Null Show – 06.13.17

A look at the FBI under Robert Mueller and James Comey – its failures and illegal activities    Coleen Rowley is a retired FBI special agent who was with the agency for 24 years and a former Minneapolis Division Legal Counsel who testified in 2002 to the Joint Intelligence Committee Inquiry, the Senate Judiciary Committee and the Department of Justice …

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Leid Stories—Comey’s Turn at Bat. Home Run or Strike Out?—06.08.17

Former FBI Director James Comey appears before the Senate Intelligence Committee today in a two-part marathon session—one public, the other behind closed doors—to answer an array of questions. Publicly, Comey will testify about his challenges working with an out-of-control president who very often skirted standing policies yet expected him, out of “loyalty” to turn a blind eye to his actions. …

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The Conspiracy Guy – 06.07.17

Conspiracy Guy Show #28: Vladimir Putin has lambasted the American media and its sponsors for promoting the “load of nonsense” that Russia had damaging data on Donald Trump or that it interfered in the US elections. During his Sunday night interview with Megyn Kelley, he mentioned the theory that the Deep State took out JFK, which makes framing the Russians …

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The Torch – 06.04.17

James S. Henry is a leading economist, attorney and investigative journalist who has written extensively about global issues. James served as Chief Economist at the international consultancy firm McKinsey & Co. As an investigative journalist his work has appeared in numerous publications like Forbes, The Nation and The New York Times. He was the lead researcher of the recently released …

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Leid Stories—The Past Is Prologue: History Places Current Events Beyond the Moment—06.05.17

Historian and prolific author Gerald Horne, Ph.D., looks at a few contemporary issues and events through the lens of history. Horne, the John J. and Rebecca Moores Chair of History and African American Studies at the University of Houston, has written more than 30 books and 100 scholarly papers on globalstruggles against imperialism, colonialism, fascism and racism. His most recent …