How The Coronavirus Pandemic Can Lead To Deglobalization

The rapid, extensive spread of COVID-19 is partly a crisis of globalization. The pandemic gives us an opportunity to rethink our global economic system in favor of ‘deglobalization.’

An Appeal From Two Real News Elders

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Climate Crisis: COVID-19 Brings Big Oil Deregulation, Low Auto Emissions, No Green Stimulus

Vehicle pollution in the US is down and deregulatory gifts to Big Oil are up. Grassroots groups wanted a Green Stimulus that addresses both COVID-19 and the climate crisis, but Congress and Trump didn’t deliver.

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1.7 Million Jobs In Arab Region At Risk From Coronavirus

A UN brief warns about economic collapse, expecting a 40% decrease in GDP and trillions of dollars lost to the private sector in an area…

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Spain Nationalized Private Clinics To Fight COVID-19—What Happens After The Pandemic?

Spain faced the second worst infection rate in Europe, and took control of the country’s private health care companies to improve its response. What does…

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COVID-19, Ebola, And SARS Outbreaks Were All Unleashed By Humans

Some of the most devastating outbreaks of the modern era can be traced to rapacious development and habitat destruction that brings wild creatures into our…

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Rikers Island Prisoners Strike for Soap, Cleaning Wipes

Journalist Kim Kelly has been in contact with a prisoner inside Rikers Island. She talks with TRNN’s Eddie Conway about why immediate further action is…

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The Nation Editor Dave Zirin On How COVID-19 Is Reshaping Sports

Many billionaire sports moguls, NCAA officials, and Olympic leaders seem to care more about profit than the well-being of athletes or fans.

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Stir Crazy!

Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join Real News’ Kim Brown, Charles Lenchner, Tunde Ogunfolaju, and Lisa Snowden-McCray as we discuss some of the news stories that have us terrified today.

Despite Crisis, Auditors Continue To Confront Aggressive Policing

PAR guest James Freeman discusses the aftermath of a police chase that nearly killed two bystanders: a mother and her three-year-old child.

Opposition To Kagame Proves Deadly For Rwandans

Those who challenge Kagame’s administration and question his past face brutal repression, and worse. Claude Gatebuke highlights the latest case of murdered Rwandan singer Kizito Mihigo.

Will The Baltimore Orioles Step Up To The Plate For Their Concession Workers?

700 people who serve beer, hot dogs, and more at baseball games in Baltimore don’t yet know if they will be compensated for games canceled because of COVID-19.

Nationalization Roundtable

With the advent of COVID-19 and an unprecedented economic shock, measures that were a month ago far outside the mainstream policy debate have moved to center stage. One of the most startling—at least to those unfamiliar with the history of US federal policy responses to previous crises—is nationalization. For instance, New York State governor Andrew…

Columns

Surviving the Onslaught of Fracking in Argentina

By: Nick Cunningham

February 26, 2020

ExxonMobil Got Congress to Trade Arms for Offshore Gas

By: Steve Horn, Lee Fang

February 6, 2020

Trump’s Impeachment Trial Begins Next Week

By: Jaisal Noor

January 17, 2020

If UAW Members Ratify the Contract, What Does GM Get?

By: Frank Hammer

October 23, 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

An Open Letter to Extinction Rebellion

By: Norman Solomon

May 6, 2019

Police Accountability Report

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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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