Ending Temp Workers Is at Center of Auto Workers Strike

Ending Temp Workers Is at Center of Auto Workers Strike

September 20, 2019

Auto Worker Jesse Kelly talks about the oppression of being a temp worker, how it keeps workers impoverished & works to diminish unions

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Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

September 20, 2019
Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

Activists are taking part in 5,000 actions across 157 countries to demand immediate action to address climate change. We’ll bring you updates throughout the day including on-the-ground reporting from Baltimore and New York

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Ten-Year-Olds Sound Off on Climate Inaction

September 20, 2019
Ten-Year-Olds Sound Off on Climate Inaction

At New York City’s climate strike, elementary schoolers tell Dharna Noor how they think adults should take on the climate crisis

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Documentary “Blowout” Follows Climate Cost of Oil Boom from Fracking to Exports

September 20, 2019
Documentary “Blowout” Follows Climate Cost of Oil Boom from Fracking to Exports

The new film follows the U.S. oil supply chain, covering health, climate and environmental justice impacts. And it points to the president who was central…

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San Diego Ends Electricity Monopoly, Aims for 100% Renewables by 2035

September 20, 2019
San Diego Ends Electricity Monopoly, Aims for 100% Renewables by 2035

San Diego has signed a Community Choice Energy agreement, creating a competitor to San Diego Gas & Electric. Owned by Sempra Energy, SDG&E has shifted toward exporting its natural gas to Mexico and overseas. 

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Fed Comes to its Senses, Lowers Interest Rate

September 20, 2019
Fed Comes to its Senses, Lowers Interest Rate

After causing almost every recession of the past several decades, the Federal Reserve is lowering interest rates before a recession takes hold. This represents an…

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Israelis Lose Interest in Politics and Upcoming Election

September 13, 2019
Israelis Lose Interest in Politics and Upcoming Election

Shir Hever talks about the slow election cycle in Israel, the second in the same year, in which the parties make minimal effort to campaign.…

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Activists Face Felony Charges for Blocking Houston Oil Tanker Corridor

Activists Face Felony Charges for Blocking Houston Oil Tanker Corridor

September 20, 2019

Under a new law backed by Big Oil and passed in statehouses nationwide, Greenpeace USA activists face felony charges for the action. Texas is the second state to bring such charges under the “critical infrastructure” law

Bernie Sanders' Union Platform Calls for Class Struggle

Bernie Sanders’ Union Platform Calls for Class Struggle

September 20, 2019

Union strikes are growing, as is voter support for unions. In this context, what does Sen. Bernie Sanders’ union platform mean?

How E-Commerce Warehouse Development Perpetuates Deforestation 

How E-Commerce Warehouse Development Perpetuates Deforestation 

September 20, 2019

“Not in our backyard!” – Residents of Abingdon, Maryland, demand an end to the deforestation plan and protest in front of Harford County Government Administration Offices.

Raising Expectations (And Lowering Carbon Emissions)

September 19, 2019

At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, labor and environmental organizer Jane McAlevey explains what strikes, war, and globalization have to do with climate justice.

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

September 19, 2019

In the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News From the Revolutionary War to The War On Terror, authors Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong assert that “The mainstream corporate media is one of the chief propagators of American exceptionalism and innocence…the narratives of American exceptionalism and American innocence work together…

Columns

Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

By: Jaisal Noor, Dharna Noor

September 20, 2019

Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

By: Jaisal Noor, Dharna Noor

September 18, 2019

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

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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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