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Katrina vanden Heuvel Cautions Against Overreading into Ossoff's Loss in Georgia Special Election

As we continue to look at Tuesday’s special election in Georgia, we speak to Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation and columnist for The Washington Post. Click to view the original article on Democracy Now!

Arundhati Roy Reads from Her Acclaimed New Novel, “The Ministry of Utmost Happiness”

Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.DonateDonateTwenty years ago, Indian writer Arundhati Roy published the groundbreaking novel "The God of Small Things." It won the Booker Prize and catapulted Roy to international fame. But her readers have had to wait...

Democrats Launch "Resistance Summer" Focused on Healthcare, Education & Social Security

As President Trump goes to Miami today to announce the closing down of the opening of the relationship between Cuba and the United States, that President Obama started, after 50 years, we get response from Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MI), who says Trump is "dragging...

Jeremy Scahill & Glenn Greenwald: Criminalizing WikiLeaks is a Threat to Journalists Everywhere

Swedish prosecutors recently dropped the investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Assange has always denied the allegations, which he calls a pretext for his ultimate extradition to the U.S. to face prosecution under the Espionage Act. Since 2012, Assange...

Journalist Desmond Cole on How the Toronto Star Tried to Silence His Activism for Black Liberation

Last month here in Toronto, journalist Desmond Cole was told by his editor at the Toronto Star that he had violated the newspaper’s rules on journalism and activism, after Cole protested a Toronto Police Services Board meeting. In his writings, Cole has long criticized...

More Than 1.1 Million Sign Petition Supporting Impeachment of Trump

On Tuesday, former CIA Director John Brennan testified to the House Intelligence Committee that he had growing concerns last year that Trump’s campaign may be colluding with Russian officials to influence the 2016 election—and that the Russians might lead Trump officials down a "treasonous...

NYC Councilman on Parade Honoring Oscar López Rivera: Don't Tell People Who Their Heroes Should Be

Upon the release of longtime political prisoner Oscar López Rivera, New York City’s Puerto Rican Day Parade organizers have chosen to honor Rivera as the parade’s first "National Freedom Hero." This prompted the city’s police chief to boycott the event. "You shouldn’t be telling...

As Iranian Voters Reject Hardliner, Trump Embraces Saudi Monarch & Vows to Isolate Iran

President Trump vowed to isolate Iran during his major address to Gulf leaders in Saudi Arabia. He accused Iran of funding, arming and training militias and other extremist groups in region while ignoring Saudi Arabia’s role in destabilizing the region. Trump’s remarks came just...

"I Could Have Died": Protesters Detail Violent Attack by Turkish President Erdogan's Guards in D.C.

Last week Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail assaulted a group of peaceful protesters outside the Turkish ambassador’s residence. Video from the scene shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan looking on during the assault. It’s not clear if Erdogan gave the order for...

Michelle Alexander: We Must Respond Forcefully & Challenge Jeff Sessions's New War on Drugs

Civil rights advocate and best-selling author Michelle Alexander responds to the new push by Attorney General Jeff Sessions to escalate the war on drugs by rescinding two Obama-era memos that encouraged prosecutors to avoid seeking inordinately harsh sentences for low-level drug offenses. He has...