Amid international outcry over the violence Israeli forces are unleashing on occupied Palestinians, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont said Sunday that lawmakers must “take a hard look” at the nearly $4 billion in military aid the U.S. sends to Israel annually.
In this week’s roundup of Baltimore news we talk about Baltimoreans responding to what’s happening to Palestinians, renters’ rights advocates organizing against a hedge fund, and a likely new trial for Keith Davis Jr.
Young people in India are scrambling to find oxygen supplies for dying neighbors and relatives while poor and Black communities in Brazil suffer the worst of a COVID surge. It didn’t have to be this way.
With over 900 residents injected with ketamine while in police custody between 2018 and 2020, police in the state of Colorado have turned the public into “unwitting guinea pigs” of a deadly pharmacological experiment.
In this TRNN special report, Jaisal Noor investigates the limitations and successes of eight co-ops across four states that were able to successfully weather the COVID-19 pandemic while prioritizing the needs of their workers. Then, TRNN hosts a follow-up discussion panel with co-op worker-owners.
No more wishy-washy doublespeak about “clashes” between Israeli forces and the Palestinians they’re brutalizing and expelling from their homes. No more pretending “both sides” have equal power. The evil of apartheid is staring us in the face—call it by its name.
According to Left Flank Veterans, a group of anti-war veterans, Biden’s spending priorities indicate that the president thinks “preserving apartheid is more important than fighting climate change.”
With support from landlord associations, property speculators, and Angela Merkel’s party coalition, Germany’s Constitutional Court overturned a local rent cap law that helped make Berlin one of the rare affordable metropolises. Now activists are calling for radical action.
A nightmarish combination of international capitalist greed, vaccine hoarding in the global North, and right-wing national governments has thrown India and Brazil into the deadly throes of a catastrophic COVID-19 surge.
In the previous two livestreams in this special series, we identified many of the maladies that plague our lives in the digital era. Now, we talk about how to fight back—and the alternatives we should be fighting for.