Israeli Elections Deadlocked But Shows Power of the Arab Bloc

Israeli Elections Deadlocked But Shows Power of the Arab Bloc

September 18, 2019

Our guests analyze Israeli political paralysis, the power of the right, and what having the Arab coalition be the largest opposition party might mean

Click here to see our coverage of the climate crisis leading up to the UN Climate Action Summit on September 23.

10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal

September 18, 2019
10,000 Farmers and Ranchers Call on Congress to Pass Green New Deal

A diverse coalition of trees and ranchers, organized by the Sunrise Movement and Regeneration International, presented a letter to Congress, urging passage of a Green…

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Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

September 18, 2019
Fossil fuel companies roll out a new era of spin

Forget “climate change” and “global warming”: Environmental advocates are increasingly using phrases that emphasize the urgency of our planetary pickle, such as “climate crisis,” “climate emergency,” and “existential threat.”

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US and Brazil Propose to Fight Amazon Deforestation with Development

September 18, 2019
US and Brazil Propose to Fight Amazon Deforestation with Development

The US and Brazil found common ground for combating the deforestation of the Amazon rainforest, proposing that economic development is the cure. However, Amazon Watch’s…

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Turkey’s Erdogan Presents Plan to Turn Kurds into a Minority in Northern Syria 

September 18, 2019
Turkey's Erdogan Presents Plan to Turn Kurds into a Minority in Northern Syria 

President Erdogan of Turkey says that it’s time for Turkey to send Syrian refugees to northern Syria, currently inhabited by Syrian Kurds. Meanwhile Erdogan’s position…

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Saudi – UAE Split on Yemen Not What it Appears to Be

September 18, 2019
Saudi - UAE Split on Yemen Not What it Appears to Be

Antony Loewenstein parses the fog around UAE & Saudis in Yemen, how it is connected to the chaos in Libya, the drone attack, and wider…

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Laura Flanders Show: How We Can End Gender-Based Violence

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September 18, 2019
Laura Flanders Show: How We Can End Gender-Based Violence

Gender-based violence – why are states so bad at making it stop? This week, in her first appearance since fleeing Brazil, women’s rights advocate Debora…

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Police Say They Killed a Man Holding a Gun, But a Video Raises Doubts

September 18, 2019

Police in Aberdeen, Washington shot and killed a man while trying to serve a warrant two weeks ago. On this Police Accountability Report, we look at the video that raises doubts about their story and reveals underlying tensions caused by aggressive policing in the small Pacific Northwest town.

Drone Attack on Saudis May Not Lead to War

Drone Attack on Saudis May Not Lead to War

September 17, 2019

As’ad Abukhalil maintains that Trump may not actually want war, but the consequences of this attack could still have dangerous consequences

Fossil Fuel Industry Climate Denial Shifts as Climate Crisis Worsens

Fossil Fuel Industry Climate Denial Shifts as Climate Crisis Worsens

September 17, 2019

The fossil fuel industry has for decades funded climate science disinformation campaigns, sowing seeds of scientific doubt. As the climate crisis has grown, its PR machine now points to the industry as part of the solution

UN Convener of Upcoming Climate Action Summit Previews Event

UN Convener of Upcoming Climate Action Summit Previews Event

September 17, 2019

An envoy to the upcoming UN Climate Summit  said he hopes the summit will serve as a wake-up for the world as the climate crisis deepens. And he sees recent youth-led climate activism as making a major dent in public discourse

The Case for Carbon Dividends

The Case for Carbon Dividends

September 17, 2019

Professor James Boyce discusses the many benefits of  a carbon pricing scheme that pays dividends to the public.

Columns

UN Convener of Upcoming Climate Action Summit Previews Event

By: Mark Hertsgaard

September 17, 2019

Naomi Klein Says Climate Barbarism is Here

By: Mark Hertsgaard

September 16, 2019

Covering Climate Now

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn, Dimitri Lascaris

September 16, 2019

SF Officials Offer to Make Electricity Grid Public

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn

September 12, 2019

The Real News’ Union Signs First Contract

By: Jaisal Noor

September 11, 2019

A Fossil Fuel Baron Just Bought USA Today

By: Steve Horn

August 8, 2019

Cop Whose Arrest Lead to Black Teen’s Death Decertified by State

By: Stephen Janis, Taya Graham

August 6, 2019

Africa’s Free Trade Area Misses Nigeria

By: Mattias Sköld

July 8, 2019

Driving Financialization

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Michael Lim Mah Hui

June 11, 2019

Loyal to their Class, Unhinged from Democracy

By: Mike Ferner

June 6, 2019

Oppose Doug Ford’s Ontario Schools Budget

By: Dudley Paul

May 29, 2019

The (Small-d) Democrat’s Dilemma

By: Andrew Levine

May 24, 2019

Springtime for Biden and Democrats

By: Andrew Levine

May 17, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

May 14, 2019

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Why Ecuador?

By: Ola Bini

May 9, 2019

Fallujah Forgotten

By: David Swanson

May 6, 2019

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

Reality Asserts Itself

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TRNN Documentary: Trump, The Koch Brothers and Their War on Climate Science

We replay this TRNN documentary on the Koch Brothers and their war on climate science, on the occasion of David Koch’s death on August 23rd, 2019. Narrated by Danny Glover, this documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack.

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Is the Oil Industry Canada’s ‘Deep State’?

Justin Trudeau and Canada’s political elite are fighting for the Tar Sands and oil industry’s interests, even if it means that Canada misses its climate targets. We speak to Kevin Taft, ex-Liberal Party politician and author of ‘Oil’s Deep State.’

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