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.

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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…

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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…

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Trump Dismisses Indigenous Peoples Day, Praises Columbus

October 16, 2019

While speaking at the White House with Italian President Sergio Mattarella, Trump informed assembled reporters that “it will always be called Columbus Day” to him.

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What Happens When the FBI Chooses Sides

October 16, 2019

We ask FBI whistleblower Coleen Rowley to compare the Russiagate investigation with the treatment of Hillary Clinton’s emails, and ask whether the current polarized political…

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Economic Update: Worker Co-Ops, Socialism’s Future

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October 16, 2019

In the first half of Economic Update this week, Professor Wolff discusses how and why socialism changed from what it meant in the 19th and…

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Mozambique Braces for Election

October 16, 2019

Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo party is expected to win Tuesday’s general election but the challenge from the main opposition party, Renamo, has proven stronger than expected.

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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.

Real Talk Tho: Is There a More Equitable Way to Fund Development?

October 16, 2019

Encouraging development without big tax breaks to developers is possible in Baltimore. While Baltimore has used hefty tax subsidies for wealthy developers to fund development in the past, there are more equitable approaches to stimulating growth that do not exacerbate the inequities that plague our city and could repair decades of racial segregation and discrimination:…

‘The Doomsday Machine’ – AcTVism Interview with Daniel Ellsberg

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October 15, 2019

Former U.S. military analyst of the RAND corporation Daniel Ellsberg speaks about his personal journey and why he decided to blow the whistle with the Pentagon Papers in 1971. We delve into his recent book, talk about whether nuclear weapons are an effective tool for negotiation and diplomacy, and what individuals can do to push…

California Lawmakers Passed a Bill Banning Private Prisons

October 15, 2019

Activist Amani Sawari talks about what the impact on people in private prisons and immigration detention centers will be if Governor Gavin Newsom signs AB32, which would phase out private prisons by 2028.

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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