Posted January 14, 2014
The Regulation Failures Behind West Virginia’s Water Crisis
In These Times staff writer Mike Elk appears on Democracy Now to discuss the holes in state and federal regulation behind the chemical spill in West Virginia that left 300,000 residents without access to clean drinking water. He is joined by Erin Brockovich.
Posted January 7, 2014
Conservatives Are Freaking Out Over Progressive Economic Reforms
Independent journalist and In These Times contributor Jesse Myerson discusses his recent article for Rolling Stone "Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For" in which he proposes guaranteed work for everyone, universal basic income, and a public bank in every state. CNBC Shark Tank's Kevin O'Leary and CNBC contributor Carol Roth freak out accordingly.
Posted December 16, 2013
How the NSA ‘Unconstitutional’ Ruling Proves Snowden is a Whistleblower
In These Times contributor David Sirota discusses the recent court ruling that the NSA's spying measures are unconstitutional on CNN.
Posted November 25, 2013
Elizabeth Warren Lays Out The Case For Expanding Social Security
Senator Elizabeth Warren gives a speech on the Senate floor on November 18, 2013 that lays out the rationale for expanding rather than cutting Social Security.
Posted November 20, 2013
The First Socialist Seattle Council Member Elected In A Century Talks An Alternative To Capitalism
The Real News Network speaks with newly elected Socialist Kshama Sawant about her vision of an alternative to capitalism.
Posted November 19, 2013
McDonald’s Tells Low-Wage Workers to Break Their Food Into Pieces To Stay Full
This video from LowPayIsNotOkay.org highlights some of McDonald's problematic advice to their low-wage workforce, including tips on stopping complaints and breaking up food in order to stay full for longer.
Posted October 24, 2013
Russell Brand Breaks Down The Need For Socialism
Actor Russell Brand gives an interview to Newsnight's Jeremy Paxman in which he lays out the need for a radical political transformation in the interest of saving the planet from climate change and creating greater economic equality.
Posted October 22, 2013
After Massive Strikes, Bangladesh Garment Workers Win 50-80% Raise
In These Times contributor Michelle Chen appears on the Real News Network to discuss recent developments in Bangladesh regarding garment workers—including their winning of a 50-80% raise after nationwide strikes.
Posted October 9, 2013
Glenn Greenwald Explains How Journalism Works To A Senior BBC Reporter
BBC Newsnight host Kirsty Wark interviews journalist Glenn Greenwald on the NSA spying revelations he helped disclose. Prepare to cringe.
Posted October 8, 2013
Liquidating American Democracy To the Highest Bidder
This short video from OutsourcingAmericaExposed points out the privatizers and profiteers selling out our democracy.