One of the biggest challenges to our democracy occurs when states draw congressional district lines with the principal goal of helping one political party and hurting the other.
The independent reporter discusses the obstacles she and such journalists as Truthdig's Chris Hedges face as they provide an alternative narrative to mainstream news.
Hundreds are arrested in Washington, D.C., as they protest inequality and other pressing issues.
"Sooner or later, we will enter our lands, and we will free it, and we will kick the occupiers out of our land," said Abu Mohammed about the Great March of Return.
Robert Scheer speaks with the journalist and professor about his latest book, on how fear has contributed to demagoguery.
"The CIA is an agency that is out of control, and they are not doing the job that they were created to do," Truthdig's editor in chief tells The Real News.
"Full Frontal" host Samantha Bee has a clear message for former guest and former New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
Police forcibly removed former CIA analyst Ray McGovern from the Senate hearing for the CIA director nominee who oversaw torture during her tenure.
In the last election, there were more than 224 million citizens over the age of 18 in the U.S., but only 157 million were registered voters, and even fewer actually voted.