Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

Trump-Bolton Aggression Against Iran Contained by Russia, Japan, China, and EU

May 19, 2019

Vijay Prashad says the very dangerous statements, economic sanctions and military aggression unleashed by Washington this week against Iran was countered by cool headed diplomacy by Japan, Russia, EU and China

Trump Provokes Iran With Intensified Economic War

Trump Provokes Iran With Intensified Economic War
Trump and Bolton’s strategy is to bait Iran into a war Bolton’s wanted for twenty years – says Trita Parsi, President of the NIAC

New Abortion Laws ‘Go Against Common Sense’

May 19, 2019
New Abortion Laws 'Go Against Common Sense'

Conservatives have launched a new attack on abortion rights, which go against both medical science and common sense, says Anoa Changa, but the point is…

See More

Trump’s 2020 Military Budget Is $500 Billion More Than He Claims

May 19, 2019
Trump's 2020 Military Budget Is $500 Billion More Than He Claims

If all the hidden parts are added together, the true military budget would be close to $1.25 trillion, says William Hartung of the Center for…

See More

Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Is Being Pushed By ‘Islamophobia Industry’

May 19, 2019
Muslim Brotherhood Terrorist Designation Is Being Pushed By ‘Islamophobia Industry’

Civil rights lawyer and activist Arjun Singh Sethi says, “Even the CIA actually came out and said it would be a mistake, because in many…

See More

Climate Change Hits Southern Mexico Hard; Farmers Develop New Ways of Coping

May 19, 2019
Climate Change Hits Southern Mexico Hard; Farmers Develop New Ways of Coping

The town of Yukuyoko, in the Mixteca region of Southern Mexico, is developing innovative ways of confronting drought. Laura Carlsen reports from Yukuyoko for TRNN

See More

Trump’s Huawei Ban Confirms ‘Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons’

May 17, 2019
Trump's Huawei Ban Confirms 'Telecommunications Are Geopolitical Weapons'

As Trump warns of the surveillance danger of Huawei, the real concern of consumers should be the fact they are being surveilled by the U.S.…

See More

US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

May 17, 2019
US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, a new report published by Pennsylvania State University reveals the persistent racial segregation in…

See More
Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing

Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing

May 17, 2019

Residents testified in support of the bill, but the Department of Public Works is not on board—they have a different affordability measure in mind

New Poverty Measurement Exposes Turkey’s Inequality Within Households

New Poverty Measurement Exposes Turkey’s Inequality Within Households

May 17, 2019

Hasan Tekguc and Bengi Akbulut discuss their research on the gender gap in poverty in Turkey. When comparing household income, it is impossible to know about the gender-based inequality within households

German Parliament Criminalizes Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement

German Parliament Criminalizes Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement

May 17, 2019

Germany becomes the first country in the world to criminalize the BDS movement. Shir Hever, TRNN Correspondent in Germany and expert on Palestine-Israel, responds

Health Insurance Abuses Continue in Spite of ACA - RAI with Wendell Potter (5/7)

Health Insurance Abuses Continue in Spite of ACA – RAI with Wendell Potter (5/7)

May 17, 2019
We revisit Wendell Potter’s whistleblowing testimony that exposed how the insurance industry is more interested in pleasing Wall Street than in people’s care, and asked him if these abuses continued after the passing of the ACA–Wendell Potter on Reality Asserts Itself, hosted by Paul Jay
Trump Admin Breaks and Enters Venezuela’s Embassy, Arrests Activists

Trump Admin Breaks and Enters Venezuela’s Embassy, Arrests Activists

May 17, 2019

After more than a month of living in the Venezuelan embassy, DC police and secret service broke open the doors to arrest for activists who had been staying in the embassy to protect it against an opposition take-over. The move sets a dangerous precedent, says Medea Benjamin

Columns

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

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

Can House Special Committees Fight the Climate Crisis?

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn

April 29, 2019

Labour Protest in Mexico 2019: The SITUAM Strike

By: Richard Roman, Edur Velasco Arregui

April 25, 2019

Activists Remain In Venezuelan Embassy With Gratitude From Foreign Ministry

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

April 25, 2019

Joe Biden: Puffery vs. Reality

By: Norman Solomon

April 24, 2019

The Baltimore Uprising: Four Years Later

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 19, 2019

World Bank Dispossessing Rural Poor

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram, Anis Chowdhury

April 16, 2019

Did The House’s New Climate Committee Snub the Sunrise Movement?

By: Steve Horn, Dharna Noor

April 16, 2019

The Prosecution Of Julian Assange Is A Threat To Journalists Everywhere

By: Kevin Zeese, Margaret Flowers

April 15, 2019

The Toxic Lure of “Guns and Butter”

By: Norman Solomon

April 15, 2019

Medicare for All 64-Year-Olds

By: Dean Baker

April 15, 2019

David Bernhardt Confirmed as Interior Secretary

By: Steve Horn

April 11, 2019

Scandal-Plagued Baltimore Mayor Takes Leave of Absence

By: Brandon Soderberg

April 1, 2019

Reality Asserts Itself

More Ways to Find The Real News Network

Climate and the Environment

The Real Baltimore

King Donald Commands the Ocean to Back Off

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

Narrated by Danny Glover, A documentary special reveals how climate change science has been under systematic attack; the multi-million dollar campaign allowed a climate change denier to be elected president (a new version with updated content and music)

See More

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.’

See More

Subscribe to the Newsletter!

International News and Analysis

The Future Depends On Knowing

The Real News Network (TRNN) produces independent, verifiable, fact-based journalism that engages ordinary people in solving the critical problems of our time. As legendary journalist Ida B. Wells said, “The people must know before they can act, and there is no educator to compare with the press.” We are a nonprofit and do not accept…

Want to Help: Become a volunteer!