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The Protest-Resignation of UN Under-Secretary Dr. Rima Khalaf
UN Secretary General Guterres caves under pressure from Israel and United States and orders Under-Secretary Rima Khalaf to withdraw an incriminating investigative report on Israeli apartheid policies against Palestinians, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 09:02

 
Study Links Extreme Weather Events to Climate Change
Dr. Michael Mann says the way climate change affects the jet stream is intensifying and increasing the regional scale of droughts and flooding
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 10:58

 
Sixth Year of War in Syria Marked by Tremendous Civilian Casualties
In the last week alone there were several attacks against Daesh in Iraq and Northern Syria led by the United States in which civilian casualties were considerable, says Vijay Prashad
DATE: 2017-03-27 | LENGTH: 10:41

 
Climate Catastrophe Is Here: 2016 Hottest Year on Record
Dr. Michael Mann emphasizes says we are already seeing global impacts; within one to two decades we are on track for an iceless Arctic
DATE: 2017-03-26 | LENGTH: 11:53

 
Baltimore Public School Funding Pales in Comparison to Private Education Spending
A Maryland state senator says criticism of public school funding ignores the reality that private institutions spend far more money per student by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-03-26 | LENGTH: 22:17

 
Rattling the Bars: Women and Incarceration
Truthout Editor-in-Chief Maya Schenwar discusses her work as a journalist, organizer, and prison abolitionist
DATE: 2017-03-26 | LENGTH: 09:34

 
Trump-Republican Alliance in Disarray?
Filmmaker Ben Howe says President Trump is undermining the ability of conservatives to argue for traditional conservative positions
DATE: 2017-03-26 | LENGTH: 13:53

 
Defending the Climate in the Age of Trump
Centre for Sustainable Economy's Ted Gleichman says we need to see the fossil fuel industry as a rogue industry that can no longer be considered just another normal part of the economy
DATE: 2017-03-25 | LENGTH: 19:26

 
"Wealthcare" Defeated: Health Care For All Back on the Agenda
National Nurses United co-director Jean Ross says only Medicare for All can provide care for millions who still remain uninsured under the Affordable Care Act
DATE: 2017-03-24 | LENGTH: 06:36

 
   

The Bizarre Far-Right Billionaire Behind Bannon and Trump's Presidency
When all seemed to be falling apart for Trump this summer, one shadowy billionaire offered up his own massive political infrastructure, which included Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, and saved Trump's campaign from demise
 
Donald Trump: The Raw and Naked Face of a System That Showers Speculators with Obscene Riches
Paul Jay says the enablers of Trumpism are the leaders of both major parties and the corporate media
 
An urgent letter from Emma Thompson & Danny Glover
We believe this proposal from The Real News Network to create a Global Climate Change Bureau deserves your attention. It is a critical link in the effort to fight for effective action to reduce and eliminate greenhouse gas emissions and transition to an equitable, sustainable green economy.
 
   


LATEST STORIES

Baltimore Mayor's Veto of $15 Wage Protects Policy of Subsidizing Wealthy, Councilperson Says
Unconfirmed reports suggest that the measure may have lost its veto-proof support among city council members
DATE: 2017-03-24 | LENGTH: 07:29

 
The Truth Behind the War on Immigrants
Historian Gerald Horne explains how the demonization of immigrants are designed to divide the working class and prevent white and non-white workers from acting in solidarity
DATE: 2017-03-24 | LENGTH: 06:55

 
Were Haitian Police Behind Assassination Attempt on Aristide?
Jeb Sprague-Silgado says the firing on the former president's motorcade took place in the context of mass voter disenfranchisement and an attempt to rearrange the country politically away from left forces
DATE: 2017-03-24 | LENGTH: 11:19

 
New Provisions Eliminate Healthcare From GOP 'Wealthcare' Bill
As fighting between Trump and the Republican Party leads to a delay of the vote for the GOP health care bill, Moral Mondays leader Rev. William Barber and Bernie Sanders call for the US to adopt a single-payer system
DATE: 2017-03-23 | LENGTH: 03:42

 
Why Further Revelations on Trump's Russian Connections Might Fail to Bring Him Down
Investigative journalist James Henry argues that the revelations on Manafort and further inquiry into Trump's ties to oligarchs are unlikely to produce a 'silver bullet' against the administration - and says there's no substitute for grassroots organizing in preparation for the 2018 elections
DATE: 2017-03-23 | LENGTH: 10:53

 
18 Million U.S. Citizens Exposed to Lead-Contaminated Water Systems
Trump's cuts to the EPA will make it nearly impossible for the agency to track down violations of lead standards and enforce public health protections, says Erik D. Olson of the Natural Resources Defense Council
DATE: 2017-03-24 | LENGTH: 08:48

 
Russia vs. USA: Who is the Threat, Who is the Aggressor? (2/2)
Jeffrey Tayler, Contributing editor to The Atlantic, tells Paul Jay there are steps the Trump administration can take if it is serious about reducing tensions with Russia
DATE: 2017-03-23 | LENGTH: 21:52

 
Should Sanders Continue the Fight Outside the Democratic Party?
Draft Bernie founder Nick Brana discusses the relation of the Sanders movement to the Green Party and says the only way to inspire a similar kind of movement is by going outside of the Democratic Party
DATE: 2017-03-23 | LENGTH: 11:44

 
Fed Inflation Target Keeping Wages Low, People Out of Jobs
CEPR co-founder Dean Baker says there are good reasons for thinking that we still are far from full employment, needlessly slowing the economy and keeping people from getting jobs
DATE: 2017-03-23 | LENGTH: 09:21

 
Is Trump Dangerous for Russia?
The US and Russian right share a similar ideology, but it's one that sees each other as an excuse for military expansion and harmful internal economic policy, says professor Aleksandr Buzgalin
DATE: 2017-03-22 | LENGTH: 11:26

 
Was the Georgian Conflict Started to Elect John McCain President in 2008? Pt.1
TRNN REPLAY: As thousands demand Saakashvili's resignation, Paul Jay investigates roots of 2008 Russia-Georgia War.
DATE: 2009-04-14 | LENGTH: 11:11

 
Will the NDP Adopt Pro-BDS Platform?
Journalist Nora Loreto discusses the ongoing leadership races in Canada's Conservative and NDP parties
DATE: 2017-03-23 | LENGTH: 13:32

 
Massive Cuts to EPA Threaten Communities Already Suffering From Pollution, Climate Change
NAACP's Jacqui Patteron says existing protections we weren't sufficiently providing safeguards for communities that have been affected by recent water crises, which demonstrates the need for stronger regulations rather than rolling them back
DATE: 2017-03-22 | LENGTH: 10:50

 
Whistle Blower Teacher Says Charter Schools Draining Students, Resources from Public Education
In the third installment of TRNN's investigation into the decline of public education another whistle blower teacher says Baltimore's focus on charter schools is threatening the viability of public education - by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-03-22 | LENGTH: 25:40

 
  

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Why did Preet Bharara Refuse to Drain the Wall Street Swamp?
William K. Black (A co-founders of Bank Whistleblowers United) March 20, 2017 The New York Times’ editorial board published an editorial on March 12, 2017, praising Preet Bharara as the “Prosecutor Who Knew How to Drain a Swamp.”  I agree ...

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Interviewing Celia Curie
By Miguel Guevara In the year 2042, an oral history of the then 25 year-old ongoing Revolutionary Participatory Society organization/project in the U.S. will be published. The book’s fifteen chapters will excerpt and arrange insights culled ...

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Interviewing Juliet Berkman
By Miguel Guevara. In the year 2042, an oral history of the then 25 year-old ongoing Revolutionary Participatory Society organization/project in the U.S. will be published. The book’s fifteen chapters will excerpt and arrange insights culled ...

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Inventing enemies
By Vijay Prashad. This article was first published on Frontline.
Srinivas Kuchibhotla (left), who was killed, with his wife, Sunayana Dumala, and friend Alok Madasani. Photo:Kranti Shalia/AP The motivation behind the attacks on Indian Americans is a combination of s...

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Energy carbon emissions in 2016 flat for third year: IEA
By Nina Chestney. This article was first published on Reuters. Equipment used to capture carbon dioxide emissions is seen at a coal-fired power plant owned by NRG Energy where carbon collected from the plant will be used to ...

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About a million protested against changes in pensions this Wednesday
By Brasil de Fato. People went to the streets in every state of the country. Lula participated in an act in Sao Paulo and provoked: "instead of a reform that takes away rights, make the economy generate jobs" Mobilization in ...

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Baltimore Public School Funding Pales in Comparison to Private Education Spending
A Maryland state senator says criticism of public school funding ignores the reality that private institutions spend far more money per student by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-03-26

 
Baltimore Mayor's Veto of $15 Wage Protects Policy of Subsidizing Wealthy, Councilperson Says
Unconfirmed reports suggest that the measure may have lost its veto-proof support among city council members
DATE: 2017-03-24

 
Whistle Blower Teacher Says Charter Schools Draining Students, Resources from Public Education
In the third installment of TRNN's investigation into the decline of public education another whistle blower teacher says Baltimore's focus on charter schools is threatening the viability of public education - by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-03-22

 
Maryland Democrats Push Back Against Gov. Hogan's Support for ACA Repeal
Four members of the MD Democratic delegation rallied in Annapolis Monday urging republican Governor Larry Hogan to join with other GOP governors in opposition of the Obamacare repeal
DATE: 2017-03-22

 
Baltimore City Council Passes Historic $15 Minimum Wage
After the measure was passed 11-3 - one vote shy of a veto proof majority - Councilman Brandon Scott confirmed with The Real News that he will be able to cast the vote necessary to override a possible mayoral veto
DATE: 2017-03-21

 
Federal Judge Orders Civil Rights Lawsuit Against Pocomoke, State of MD to Move Forward
Judge Frederick Motz ruling means the case alleging government officials discriminated against the city's first black police chief has cleared a key legal hurdle and will now enter discovery and possible depositions - by Stephen Janis and Taya Graham
DATE: 2017-03-21

 
   

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