The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts’

About an hour after Donald Trump was sworn in, I was having lunch with my wife and our five-month-old. As we picked at our food outside my office in D.C.’s Dupont Circle neighborhood, groups of tourists trickled by in Trump regalia. Early the next morning, as I dumped...
Manuel Pérez-Rocha discusses upcoming Summit of the Americas

Manuel Pérez-Rocha discusses upcoming Summit of the Americas

This week’s edition of teleSUR’s Interviews from Washington looks at the current state of US-Latin American relations in light of the upcoming Summit of the Americas, slated later this week in Panama City. Program host Jorge Gestoso interviews Manuel...
The State of the 99 Percent

The State of the 99 Percent

While we’re still waiting for actions to match his rhetoric, President Barack Obama made three critical points in his big speech about the problem of inequality—a problem that the Occupy movement has pushed into the public consciousness. 1. The Rules are...