Comcast Ignores Calls To Improve Internet Access During Pandemic

Despite making $4 billion in revenue in 2019, Comcast hasn’t responded to pleas from students and educators to increase internet speeds during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Real News Network Announces The Appointment Of John Duda As Executive Director

The Real News Network announces the appointment of John Duda as Executive Director– The Board of Directors of The Real News Network (TRNN) announced today…

Grassroots Organizers Continue To Move The Needle For Change Despite Little Fanfare

Activists like Cameron Miles, Vonya Quarles, Erica Smith, and Amber Rose-Howard discuss organizing tactics that work in the continued fight for social justice and prison…

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Climate Crisis: EU Green Stimulus, Meat Apocalypse, Public Lands, Climate Music

In this week’s Climate Crisis News Roundup, COVID-19 has meat production in crisis, but what’s its climate impact? And a new report says President Trump has the worst public lands protection record in history, while the EU and Spain will soon release a green economic stimulus plan.

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Correction Officers And Inmate Advocates Prepare For Action At Jessup Prison

Corrections officers and prison abolitionists will join together Saturday to protest the lack of PPE and testing, and the need for parole, during the COVID-19…

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Can Sex Workers Survive COVID-19 When The Government Won’t Give Aid?

Sex Workers’ rights advocates have been demanding decriminalization of their work, but now under the pandemic regulations even legal forms of sex work like strip…

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‘Children Are Infected, Inmates Are Dying’

Maryland’s largest public sector union staged a socially-distanced protest to demand more PPE, testing, and safer working conditions.

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Climate Music To Soothe And Terrify You

A team of scientists, a composer, and a string quartet came together to produce a data-driven musical call to climate action.

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Stir Crazy! Episode #40: Hero Pay? More Like Zero Pay!

On today’s show: Founder and Executive Director of Faith Matters Network Jennifer Bailey, “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman, and TRNN executive producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Inside America’s Cash-Hungry Plainclothes Police Units

Breonna Taylor, an EMT, was shot eight times in a botched no-knock drug raid. PAR interviews an ex-cop who tells the truth about drug raids, warrants, and asset forfeiture, and speaks with cop watcher Laura Shark.

Can Public Education Survive COVID-19?

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted apartheid conditions in US public schools.

The Proposed Nile Dam Is A Wedge Between Egypt, Ethiopia, And Sudan

The plan to build a giant hydroelectric dam on the Nile River is a cornerstone in Ethiopia’s economic development strategy, but is fiercely opposed by President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi in Egypt.

Stir Crazy! Episode #39: No One Will Save Us But Us

On today’s show: TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery and “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman. Hosted by Kim Brown.

Columns

Climate Music To Soothe And Terrify You

By: Aman Azhar

May 18, 2020

Reinventing 420 in the Age of Coronavirus

By: Clare Busch

April 20, 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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