Chicago Teachers Strike for Children’s Services and Affordable Housing

October 18, 2019

Teachers in Chicago aren’t just committed to fighting for higher wages. They say the city has the money to support its students and teachers outside of the classroom.

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UAW and GM Reach a Deal, But Will Autoworkers Support It?

October 18, 2019
UAW workers on strike

Two former autoworker leaders examine how the militancy of rank and file union membership carried the current strike, how it could transform unions, and how…

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Spain Sentences Catalan Leaders in Contradictory Ruling

October 18, 2019

Police and protesters clash in Barcelona for a fourth consecutive day over a problematic, contradictory 9-13 year prison sentence for Catalan independence leaders.

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How Would Sanders Give Workers Power?

October 18, 2019

Bernie Sanders has a new plan to transfer corporate shares and board seats to workers. Bill Black describes what’s included—and what’s not.

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NYC Council Votes to Build More Jails, Continue Mass Incarceration

October 18, 2019

Eddie Conway speaks with No New Jails organizer Pilar Maschi ahead of the NYC Council jail vote about what grassroots activists can do to continue…

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Nobel Winners in Economics Fail to Examine Structural Causes of Poverty

October 18, 2019

While it’s good the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics went to researchers who study poverty, their research falls far short of describing its structural causes,…

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The Real News’ Marc Steiner Remembers Rep. Elijah Cummings

October 17, 2019

Cummings was a civil rights leader, a political powerhouse, and, most recently, an outspoken opponent of President Donald Trump.

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He Died in Jail From Dehydration. His Family Says a Leaked Video Shows it Was Murder.

October 17, 2019

On this episode of the Police Accountability Report we examine the case of Shali Tilson, who died after he was jailed during a mental health crisis. But a leaked video shows he was denied water and medical treatment by GA prison authorities for a week–mistreatment his family says was criminal.

Real Talk Tho: How Baltimore CeaseFire Cuts Violence In Half

October 17, 2019

Baltimore Ceasefire weekends have been held four times a year every year since 2017, when its organizers first decided to encourage people around the city to stop the violence and take part in activities that build community. Now there’s proof that they actually do lower the rate of gun violence experienced in the city.

A Palestinian Election and Reconciliation After 13 Years?

October 17, 2019

Daoud Kuttab discusses the demand by eight Palestinian factions to reconcile the differences between the two dominant parties, Hamas and Fatah, as Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announces his readiness to hold elections.

Can the US Protect the Kurds Without Using Military Force?

October 17, 2019

The House overwhelmingly passed a resolution condemning Trump’s troop withdrawal from Syria, making it look like Democrats are wedded to military intervention. Is there an alternative that protects the Kurds without the use of the U.S. military?

As Democrats Look for Unity, Debate Displays Party’s Division

October 16, 2019

The fourth Democratic Party presidential candidate debate featured a whopping 12 candidates, leaving even less time for substance. Despite the limitations, the debate showed substantive differences on a few issues.

Columns

Message to the Climate Strike Marchers in Detroit

By: Frank Hammer

September 26, 2019

Baltimore Advances Measure to Combat Rising Water Bills

By: Jaisal Noor, Dharna Noor

September 26, 2019

Greta Thunberg’s Magic Word: Strike!

By: Dharna Noor

September 24, 2019

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

Covering Climate Now

By: Dharna Noor, Steve Horn, Dimitri Lascaris

September 16, 2019

Naomi Klein Says Climate Barbarism is Here

By: Mark Hertsgaard

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

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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