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As Workers at Trump's Taj Mahal Casino Go on Strike, a Look at Trump's Long History of Labor Abuse

GuestsWayne Barrettinvestigative reporter who wrote for The Village Voice for 37 years. His 1991 biography of Donald Trump was just republished as an ebook with the title of Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention.This is viewer supported...

Trump's Unofficial Biographer Wayne Barrett: "The Way He Has Treated His Wives is Just Deplorable"

GuestsWayne Barrettinvestigative reporter who wrote for The Village Voice for 37 years. His 1991 biography of Donald Trump was just republished as an ebook with the title of Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention.This is viewer supported...

"A Shocking Threat to the World": Biographer Wayne Barrett on Donald Trump

GuestsWayne Barrettinvestigative reporter who wrote for The Village Voice for 37 years. His 1991 biography of Donald Trump was just republished as an ebook with the title of Trump: The Greatest Show on Earth: The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention.This is viewer supported...

"What to the Slave is 4th of July?": James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass' Historic Speech

This is viewer supported newsIn a Fourth of July holiday special, we begin with the words of Frederick Douglass. Born into slavery around 1818, Douglass became a key leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, in Rochester, New York, he gave...

Spoken Word Legend Saul Williams on Poetry, Art & Resistance

GuestsSaul Williamsspoken word artist. Twenty years ago, Williams won the title of Nuyorican Poets Cafe’s Grand Slam Champion. Over the past two decades, he has forged a career mixing poetry, music and acting. In 2014 he performed in the first Broadway hip-hop musical,...

Headlines for July 1, 2016

Obama Signs PROMESA Bill, Imposing Control Board on Puerto RicoPresident Barack Obama has signed into law the so-called PROMESA bill, which will establish a federally appointed control board with sweeping powers to run Puerto Rico’s economy.President Barack Obama: "It’s not, in and of...

Puerto Rico Debate: Is New U.S. Law Dangerous Increase of Colonialism or Vital Protection from Wall St.?

GuestsJosé La Luzlabor activist who organizes, promotes and advocates for worker rights in Puerto Rico and the United States. He is retired from the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, and now works as an adviser to the AFSCME...

Meet the Two Trans Women Making History as First to Win Major-Party Primary Elections

"A Classic State Capitalist": How Donald Trump Profited from Public Subsidies & Political FavorsGuestsMisty SnowDemocratic nominee for Senate in Utah. She is the first openly trans candidate to be nominated for Senate from a major party.Misty PlowrightDemocratic nominee for Congress from Colorado’s Fifth...

Headlines for June 30, 2016

Senate Passes Bill to Create Control Board to Run Puerto Rico EconomyThe U.S. Senate has passed the so-called PROMESA bill, which will establish a federally appointed control board with sweeping powers to run Puerto Rico’s economy. While the bill’s supporters say the bill...

Report from Istanbul: Uptick in Bombings Comes as Turkey Drifts Toward Islamist, Authoritarian Rule

GuestsKoray Caliskanassociate professor of political science at Bogaziçi University in Istanbul.This is viewer supported newsFunerals have begun in Turkey for some of the 42 people killed in a triple suicide bombing Tuesday targeting Turkey’s main airport in Istanbul. The attack also left 239...