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Iraq’s Prime Minister Agrees to Resign Amidst Largest Protests Since 2003

Iraqi security forces have killed hundreds of protesters who want to uproot the corrupt political system tied to Iran and established after the U.S. occupation. Story Transcript JAISAL NOOR: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In news from Iraq, anti-government protests have swelled into the biggest mass demonstrations the country has […]

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700,000 Displaced as Syria and Turkey Descend into War

Syria and Turkey are fighting each other in the rebel-controlled Idlib region, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee for their lives as the bombings intensify. Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. War is escalating in Idlib Province of Northwestern Syria. Recent reports say that over 700,000 people […]

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Palestine and Rule of Power

Alaa Tartir discusses his new edited anthology: Palestine and Rule of Power: Local Dissent vs. International Governance. A new look into how international aid and also the Palestinian security reform are mechanisms which are used to crush Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: It’s The Real News Network, and I’m Greg […]

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Exclusive Interview: Ex-President Manuel Zelaya – The Crisis in Honduras

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup d’état in 2009, talks to Laura Carlsen about the origins and consequences of the crisis in His country. Story Transcript LAURA CARLSEN: To talk about the current crisis in Honduras we’re here in the offices of the LIBRE party with the former president and […]

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Sudan Protests Intensify Demands for Civilian Government

Khalid Medani speaks to Eddie Conway about Sudanese opposition to al-Bashir and the sit-in that continues through Ramadan Story Transcript EDDIE CONWAY Welcome to The Real News. I’m Eddie Conway coming to you from Baltimore. Protests in the Sudan continues. The military, which had turned against Omar al-Bashir’s government and protected the protesters from the […]

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The Left Case Against the EU (1/2)

Costas Lapavitsas, former MP of the Greek Parliament and author of The Left Case Against the EU, says the left needs to have honest debates about the EU and its limitations, which became evident in the political struggles associated with Brexit and Grexit Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries, […]

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NATO’s Arctic War Exercise Unites Climate Change and WWIII

NATO will hold war games in Norway’s Arctic Circle in March, where it will be supporting climate change-induced resource extraction and increasing the military tension with Russia. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Greg Wolpert: It’s the Real News Network. I’m Greg Wolpert in Baltimore. The […]

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Yemen’s Civil War Now Has Three Sides

The Southern Transitional Council wants the city of Aden to secede, the Saudi coalition is breaking up, and the Houthis say they weren’t informed of the US-brokered ceasefire. Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Kim Brown: Welcome to The Real News, I’m Kim Brown. As the […]

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Globalization, Inequality & the Predictable Corporate Takeover of the WTO (1/2)

The corporate takeover of platforms like the World Trade Organization has been denounced by developing countries and activists for decades and today the denunciations are reflected in rebuttals to pro-corporate machinations like those unpacked in this series of presentations at the 2018 World Trade Organization Public Forum Story Transcript LYNN FRIES: It’s The Real News, […]