Stories by Jessica Desvarieux

Jessica Desvarieux is a multimedia journalist who serves as the Capitol Hill correspondent for the Real News Network. Most recently, Jessica worked as a producer for the ABC Sunday morning program, "This Week with Christianne Amanpour." Follow her @Jessica_Reports. subscribe to Jessica Desvarieux's feed

Posted on: Apr 4, 2016, Source: The Real News Network

A truly green transportation system would stop relying on cars. Can Tesla's mass-market electric vehicle help get us there?

Posted on: Apr 4, 2016, Source: The Real News Network

Robert Pollin of PERI challenges Paul Krugman's assertion that Sanders' economic proposals are unrealistic and questions conventional wisdom on economic growth.

Posted on: Mar 4, 2016, Source: The Real News Network

Dean of UNC-Irvine Law Erwin Chemerinsky discusses the history of the Supreme Court aligning itself with business interests and why today's Court is the most pro-business since the 1930s.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2016, Source: The Real News Network

If it doesn't adapt to a changing nation, could the Constitution become a pact for suicide?

Posted on: Feb 16, 2016, Source: The Real News Network

What do Turkey & Saudi Arabia aim to gain with a possible ground invasion in Syria?

Posted on: Feb 17, 2015, Source: The Real News Network

The Falic family owns the chain of stores known as Duty Free Americas, and likes to use their influence to meddle in geopolitics.

Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: The Real News Network

Could this usher in the end of 'cheap' human labor in China?

Posted on: Mar 4, 2014, Source: The Real News Network

Hundreds of students demand President Obama reject the Keystone XL pipeline deal.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2013, Source: The Real News Network

The Mulhall v. Unite Here decision will have a profound affect on employer neutrality, a union's ability to reach employees, and whether a union will be recognized by the employer during labor negotiations.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2013, Source: The Real News Network

“Do you think this is fair, that I have to be making $8.25 when I've worked for McDonalds for ten years?” she asked. "I've been there 40 years," the president replied.

Posted on: Jul 22, 2013, Source: The Real News Network

Unemployment is the fault of our nation's macroeconomic policies that aren't focused on job creation and stabilizing the labor force and financial markets.