Sunday Night on MNN: A Waiting Game

Budgets, bills and bans...oh my! It’s been a hectic week as the country reacts to the latest proposals put forth by the Trump administration. As we wait for the final decisions to be announced, take a break from the 24 hour news cycle and settle in with MNN this Sunday for programming that will stimulate your mind and keep you informed.

First on “Represent NYC,” watch a discussion about the triumphs and pitfalls of the Democratic Party in the past year. Then on “The Radical Imagination,” host Jim Vrettos and his guests discuss the rocky relationship between America and Cuba over the years and speculate how the Trump administration will handle it moving forward.

Read more about each episode below:

7pm - Represent NYC: Democrats Strategize on Saving the Party

When Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election, it was a wake-up call to the Democratic Party that they needed to rethink their strategy.

On the next episode of “Represent NYC,” Dr. Lincoln Mitchell, political analyst and author of “The Democracy Promotion Paradox,” talks with Political Strategist Lupe Todd-Medina of Effective Media Strategies and Executive Director Basil A. Smikle, Jr. of the New York State Democratic Party about the downfalls of the Clinton campaign, the dangers of the Trump presidency and what the party needs to do to regain control.

“Represent NYC” airs every Sunday at 7pm and repeats on Wednesdays at 9pm on MNN1 (TWC 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33), MNN's HD Community Channel (TWC 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org.

8pm - The Radical Imagination: Imagining an End to Empire - Fidel Castro, the Cuban Revolution and the Struggle Against the American Empire

Throughout the years, America’s relationship with Cuba has been rocky and towards the end of Obama’s last term he attempted to strengthen ties.

There’s no telling what the Trump administration will do next in regards to this relationship, but  “The Radical Imagination” host Jim Vrettos and his latest guests have some ideas. This Sunday tune in as Jim talks with Gail Walker, executive director of IFCO/Pastors for Peace, and U.S. Communist Party member Jarvis Tyner about Fidel Castro’s legacy, the Cuban revolution and the future of America’s relationship with the country.

Firehouse TV’s “The Radical Imagination” airs every Sunday at 8:00 pm on MNN1 (TWC 34 & 1995, RCN 82, FiOS 33) and MNN’s HD Community Channel (TWC 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org. Catch the repeat every Thursday at 8:00 pm on MNN4 (FiOS 36, RCN 85, TWC 67 & 1998) and MNN’s HD Community Channel (TWC 1993) or streaming live on mnn.org.