Portside aims to provide varied material of interest to people on the left that will help them to interpret the world, and to change it.
No, Ben Carson, Slaves Weren't 'Immigrants'
After Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson refers to African slaves as "immigrants," Trevor gives him a lesson in semantics.
The State That Beat Trump's Travel Ban Is Back in Court
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson joins Ari Melber to discuss his plan to challenge Trump's revised executive order on immigration, just as they did the first one before defeating it in court.
The Dalai Lama: John Oliver
John Oliver sits down with the Dalai Lama to discuss China, the conditions in Tibet, and horse milk.
How Jails Extort the Poor | Salil Dudani
Why do we jail people for being poor? Today, half a million Americans are in jail only because they can't afford to post bail
The Doomsday Clock, Explained
The clock's ticking. But this is one clock that can also be set back.