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“The Clinton Show”

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As the Democratic National Convention rolls out its latest episode of the long-running “The Clinton Show”. It is threatened, as are all old programs, by an audience that has grown beyond the show’s characters. Starring… Full Transcript

Mumia Abu-Jamal on Democracy Now!

Mumia Abu-Jamal

AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org. We are “Breaking with Convention: War, Peace and the Presidency.” I’m Amy Goodman, with Juan González. We’re broadcasting from the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, broadcasting outside that… Full Transcript

Why Black and Latino Americans Won’t Vote for Trump or the Republican Party

Kerry “Shakaboona” Marshall

Lets face some truths here, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has an image problem of being racist, xenophobic, sexist, and a politically unpolished blabbering brute. Trump represents everything that is wrong with the Republican Party.… Full Transcript

Capital Gains

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The primaries have ended, and America’s general election begins anew — and voila! — a billionaire is pitted against a millionaire! The Trump-Clinton battle (what I’ve earlier termed ‘The Nasty vs The crafty’) is a… Full Transcript

Voting: The Final Fig Leaf

Mumia Abu-Jamal

As elections near, voters face the choices before them with something like dread: Donald Trump: loud, bombastic, bellicose, rich as Croesus, and xenophobic; or the presumptive Democratic nominee (unless Vermont’s Bernie Sanders manages to upend… Full Transcript

The Trump Party

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It’s months from the conventions, but if today is any indicator, the results are all but guaranteed. No matter the results of the election, the impact in the Republican Party is clear. After years of… Full Transcript

Unleash The Beast

Mumia Abu-Jamal

In a recent column on the pending election, I wrote that one needn’t worry about billionaire presidential candidate, Donald Trump, who wouldn’t last. I was wrong. I seriously underestimated Trump’s ability to pummel and maim… Full Transcript

Muslims Not Welcome

Mumia Abu-Jamal

The image of an imperious Republican presidential candidate, Donald Trump, speaks volumes as he calls for a ban on Muslims entering the U.S. The comments flood the globe, the latest expression of American fear, hatred… Full Transcript

Politicians Servants of the Wealthy

Mumia Abu-Jamal

It is impossible to look at the current crop of political presidential aspirants and not be struck by their level of subservience to the wants and needs of the owner class. Like Puppies panting in… Full Transcript

Trump & The Politics of Resentment

Mumia Abu-Jamal

When New York billionaire and GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump launched into his anti-immigrant tirade against Mexicans crossing the border, he was using a long known political technique of plugging into the live wire of… Full Transcript