Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are two of the most unpopular presidential candidates in American history. But are they so disliked that Green Party nominee Jill Stein could become a viable contender in this election? Judy Woodruff speaks with Stein about her qualifications for the presidency, her economic, environmental and foreign policy proposals and which candidate’s votes she might attract.
Academy Award-winning actor Jeff Bridges joins Larry King to talk about his new role as a Texas Ranger and issues regarding policing in America. The two also discuss the 2016 election, who Bridges plans to vote for, and the one-in-five kids in America who endure hunger.
Green Party presidential nominee Dr. Jill Stein joins RT America’s Lindsay France in the FishTank for an in-depth discussion on Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, the pay-to-play atmosphere in Washington, and why Americans are fed up with the two major parties. Dr. Stein tells France that the “American people are being thrown under bus by political parties.”
The cable news networks have all seen a boost in viewership during the election season, but their audience is aging. The median age for CNN viewers this year was 61, while it was 63 for MSNBC and 67 for Fox News. To discuss, legal and media analyst Lionel, from Lionel Media, joins RT America’s Simone Del Rosario and says the “gap in groups that consume news is widening” and “millennials love news,” but not necessarily the platform of cable news.
President Obama is off on his TPP sales tour, trying to convince Americans that the corporate trade deal is good for all of us. The only question is why is he so hellbent on passing this disastrous deal before he leaves office? Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.
The history between China and Africa dates back as far as the 14th Century. It’s a relationship that above all, has stood the test of time. Over the next few days we’ll be taking a look back at the fascinating history between the two, in our special new series: China and Africa – The Fruits of Cooperation. Here is the first installment
Welcome to Transition Studies. To prosper for very much longer on the changing Earth humankind will need to move beyond its current fossil-fueled civilization toward one that is sustained on recycled materials and renewable energy. This is not a trivial shift. It will require a major transition in all aspects of our lives.
This weblog explores the transition to a sustainable future on our finite planet. It provides links to current news, key documents from government sources and non-governmental organizations, as well as video documentaries about climate change, environmental ethics and environmental justice concerns.
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