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Great Employment Numbers: 44% of Fully Employed Make $18,000 a Year or Less

December 10, 2019

Beneath the rosy employment report lives a reality of low-paying part-time and temporary work with no benefits or security.

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Bill to Ban Coal in Bay Area City Tabled by Mayor, Maybe Permanently

December 10, 2019

After a marathon hearing featuring over 100 speakers, Richmond’s mayor tabled a city council vote to ban storing coal and petroleum coke in the city without explanation. He told The Real News that, if up to him, it won’t get one.

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Rep. Tlaib’s Bill Targets Trump’s Opportunity Zones Scam

December 10, 2019

Rep. Rashida Tlaib introduced legislation to repeal Trump’s Qualified Opportunity Zones bill, citing opportunity zones as a “scam” that really benefit billionaires. But this isn’t…

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Anti-Semitism in the Labour Party: A Comprehensive Study of Nothing

December 10, 2019

Jamie Stern-Weiner discusses his collection of essays, articles, and studies that examine the allegations of anti-Semitism in the British Labour Party. The book finds extensive…

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New Climate Model Predicts Alarming Levels of Global Heating

December 10, 2019

Dr. Neil Swart of the Canadian Center for Climate Modelling & Analysis says a new model predicts nearly 8°C of heating by 2100 in a…

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France’s Pension Reform Met with Massive Protests and Strikes

December 6, 2019

Prof. Jean Bricmont discusses the biggest strike since President Macron was elected in 2017. Millions are protesting the new pension reform, which will force private…

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Climate Change Fuels Hellfire in the City of Angels

December 9, 2019

California’s fire season isn’t over yet, but megafire events have already taken a major toll on the state and its inhabitants, forcing the evacuation of…

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Laura Flanders Show: Naomi Klein on the Case for a Green New Deal

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December 9, 2019

In this episode of the Laura Flanders Show, author and activist Naomi Klein discusses her new book, On Fire, in which she argues that addressing the climate crisis requires more than simply reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Through a series of essays, Klein makes the case for a Green New Deal that tackles the causes and…

Historic Radical Organization Relaunches to Fight Police Oppression

December 9, 2019

Jacqueline Luqman talks to Max Rameau about the relaunch of the National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression, and the start of a national effort to advocate for community control over the police.

20 Million People Displaced Per Year by Climate Change

December 9, 2019

A new Oxfam International study shows that climate change-fueled disasters have been increasing dramatically in the past ten years, and are now displacing 20 million people annually from their homes. The burden is highly unequal, with the poorest suffering the most.

Trump Declared War on the Poor–And the Poor Are Fighting Back

December 6, 2019

Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to cut SNAP benefits that could drive millions further into poverty. Liz Theoharis of the Poor People’s Campaign and Karen Dolan of IPS join us to discuss the implications.

How White Collar Criminals Get Away with Murder

December 6, 2019

White-collar crime prosecutions are at a 33-year low. Corporate leaders can cause environmental disasters, economic crashes, and the deaths of thousands and still walk free. But there’s a way out.

Columns

Rethinking the Online Sex Trade Debate

By: Steve Horn

November 21, 2019

Baltimore to Reckon With A Shitty Sewage Situation

By: Dharna Noor

November 13, 2019

Republicans Storm Closed Door Impeachment Hearing

By: Lisa McCray

October 23, 2019

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

By: Frank Hammer

October 23, 2019

HBO’s Watchmen Tackles the 1921 Tulsa Massacre

By: Lisa McCray

October 22, 2019

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

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

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

May 14, 2019

Why Ecuador?

By: Ola Bini

May 9, 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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