The Secretive Source Of Cash Police Unions Use To Block Reform

The Secretive Source Of Cash Police Unions Use To Block Reform

PAR investigates how police unions use taxpayer dollars to defend brutal police officers and block legislative change. We speak with a New York commuter who was arrested as a “violent” protester for stopping her bicycle to film the police.

Democracy Delayed Is Democracy Denied

Stir Crazy! Episode 73: Today we are joined by TRNN reporter Aman Azhar, journalist Justine Barron, TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, and TRNN editorial director…

EU Shares Blame For Amazon’s Destruction, Research Shows

EU Shares Blame For Amazon’s Destruction, Research Shows

Despite criticizing Jair Bolsonaro’s right-wing government for environmental crimes, the EU is still the biggest consumer of deforestation-contaminated products from Brazil.

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COVID-19 Threatens Maryland Campaign To Bring Mass Transit To Black Neighborhoods

COVID-19 Threatens Maryland Campaign To Bring Mass Transit To Black Neighborhoods

Third parties are required to gather just 5,000 e-signatures to gain ballot access during the pandemic, while a transit equity campaign in Baltimore, where 40%…

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Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 8 | Crime

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 8 | Crime

We discuss the way the U.S. approaches different types of crime and how certain acts arguably shouldn’t be considered crimes.

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Black Americans, Black Brazilians Suffer More From COVID-19. Structural Racism Is To Blame.

Black Americans, Black Brazilians Suffer More From COVID-19. Structural Racism Is To Blame.

“Genocides don’t always have to be intentional. It’s about impact. Whether or not they have been planning to kill people, we know people are dying…

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America’s Brutal Police State Expands Its Reach In Portland

America's Brutal Police State Expands Its Reach In Portland

The way white moms in Portland are being treated has long been the norm for BIPOC people.

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The Washington Football Team Is Changing Its Name. What’s Next?

The Washington Football Team Is Changing Its Name. What's Next?

The real reason for the change had little to do with a change of heart. It all came down to protecting the team’s financial interests.

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Portland Dispatch: What Is The Role Of White People In The Uprising?

Stir Crazy! Episode 72: Today we are joined by Maryland based consultant and organizer Brittny Baxter, Portland resident and activist Darren Golden, and environmental and climate justice organizer Anthony Rogers Wright. Hosted by Charles Lenchner. If you have comments/questions/suggestions email us at [email protected]
A Story That Shows The Depth Of Police Corruption And Brutality

A Story That Shows The Depth Of Police Corruption And Brutality

Authors Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg wrote “I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall Of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad,” a Baltimore story that is a warning to the nation.

As Maryland Evictions Resume, Activists Demand Protections

As Maryland Evictions Resume, Activists Demand Protections

Activists demanded state and local officials extend protections for the some 400,000 people unable to pay rent during the coronavirus pandemic.

New DNC Platform Could Make The Bleak Climate Forecast Even Worse

New DNC Platform Could Make The Bleak Climate Forecast Even Worse

The DNC’s proposed 2020 platform leaves the fossil fuel spigot on. The Senate tucks a bill promoting enhanced oil recovery and geoengineering into the defense budget. “McMansions” face climate scrutiny.

Presidential Candidate Elizabeth Warren Holds A Town Hall In South Carolina

Elizabeth Warren On Why We Must Stop Utility Shutoffs During The Pandemic

With unemployment at record levels and an economy teetering on the edge, utility shutoffs threaten to compound the existing public health disaster unfolding in the US. The Real News is highlighting voices from a national campaign that is trying to do something to prevent this by demanding a national moratorium on shutoffs during the COVID…

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The Battle Over ‘Clean Energy’ Estimates

By: Aman Azhar

July 20, 2020

BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

By: Aman Azhar

July 10, 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

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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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