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Leid Stories—Major Nuclear Disasters That Governments Have Been Hiding; Blacks Deliver Victory for Underdog in Alabama Senate Race—12.13.17

Investigative reporter, author, educator and activist Paul DeRienzo has been reporting on Leid Stories about the scary state of nuclear programs and facilities in the United States. He now turns his attention toward Europe’s missteps with malfunctioning nuclear systems and the devastating challenges and consequences they are having way beyond their borders. Black voters in Alabama yesterday helped deliver a …

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Leid Stories—Republicans: ‘Moore’s Illegit, He’s Got to Quit’; More Views on The Far-Reaching Fallout of Hollywood’s Sex-Crime Scandals—11.14.17

Sometimes an unpleasant situation can provoke a valid question. Take, for example, the situation involving former Alabama state judge Roy Moore, a blighted Republican running in a special election Dec. 12 to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by now-U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Moore, a former district attorney, had managed to stave off several political challenges in the past, but …

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A Just Cause Radio – Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Elijah E. Cummings – 04.16.17

The host Cliff Stewart, Lisa Stewart and Lamont Banks will be Shining a Spotlight on Capitol Hill & Congressman Elijah E. Cummings, who has dedicated his life of service to uplifting and empowering the people he is sworn to represent. He began his career of public service in the Maryland House of Delegates, where he served for 14 years and became the first African American in Maryland history to be named Speaker Pro Tem. Since 1996, Congressman Cummings has proudly represented Maryland’s 7th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Black Agenda Radio – 04.10.17

Welcome, to the radio magazine that brings you news, commentary and analysis from a Black Left perspective. I’m Glen Ford, along with my co-host, Nellie Bailey. Coming up: Haitians in the United States protest a speech by the former U.S. ambassador, a key player in the rigging of Haitian elections: Brazil turns back the clock on its Black and poor population; and, a Free School, in Philadelphia, celebrates five years of radical politics.

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Leid Stories—Some Leaders Have A Plan for Trump: Play Ball!—03.29.17

President Donald Trump wants to make nice. It’s finally getting through to him that his presidential “brand” stinks and that he’s the main reason. It’s bad when your own party helps to defeat you in your first big-league battle. Clearly, Trump is in a bind.

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Mike Lofgren – Did Trump Kill ‘Liberal Democracy’?

The election of Donald Trump has triggered as much wonderment abroad as it has in the United States. David Runciman, a professor of politics at the University of Cambridge, has written in the London Review of Books a provocative reflection on the nature of democracy in the age of Trump: “Is this how democracy ends?” There is much to praise …

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Counter-Propaganda Bill Quietly Creates US Propaganda Factory

On Thursday December 8th, the US senate quietly passed the National Defense Authorization Act ( or the ‘NDAA’ ) for the fiscal year of 2017. Basically, the NDAA is passed every year to re-approve & add to the United States’ so-called “defense” spending — which is sort of like Christmas for the officials who run the profitable death-machine called “US foreign policy.” However, many …

FOUNTAIN HILLS, AZ - MARCH 19:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks to guest gathered at Fountain Park during a campaign rally on March 19, 2016 in Fountain Hills, Arizona. Trumps visit to Arizona is the second time in three months as he looks to gain the GOP nomination for President.  (Photo by Ralph Freso/Getty Images)

Aaron Mehta – Trump Proposes Lifetime Ban on Defense Firms Hiring DoD Contracting Officials

WASHINGTON — President-elect Donald Trump has put forth the idea of banning the defense industry from hiring former Pentagon contracting officials, just days after creating a stir in the defense industry by saying Boeing’s contract for an Air Force One replacement should be cancelled. According to a Reuters news service report, Trump told a rally in Baton Rouge, Louisiana that …