The uprising sparked by George Floyd’s death has prompted vows to defund police from officials in New York and Los Angeles, while Minneapolis and Portland’s school systems are moving to end policing in schools.
Nation contributor Sasha Abramsky thinks the wheels might be coming off, and discusses his articles “Where Does America Go From Here” and “Trump is Framing US Residents as Enemies to be Met by Force.” Story Transcript This is a rush transcript and may contain errors. It will be updated. Mark Steiner: Welcome to the Real […]
San Diego has signed a Community Choice Energy agreement, creating a competitor to San Diego Gas & Electric. Owned by Sempra Energy, SDG&E has shifted toward exporting its natural gas to Mexico and overseas.
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 […]
Baltimore’s powerful mayor resigned amid corruption allegations. Three activists ask if the city charter can be amended to limit mayoral power and create a more just city Story Transcript Note: Nabeehah Azeez is the Operations director at No Boundaries Coalition. JAISAL NOOR Welcome to The Real News. I’m Jaisal Noor in Baltimore. In breaking news, […]
Jacobin Magazine hosted articles on either side, Real News now hosts their debate. Does Impeachment make any sense? Yes or No? Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Marc Steiner. Good to have you with us. Well, the vote’s in. It looks like impeachment’s on, at least from the House. The house […]
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 […]
Minneapolis, Louisville, Kenosha, Portland—these cities, among others, have all seen police respond with violence to protests for racial justice this year. However, anti-abortion protesters almost never elicit a police response, even with their long history of violence at clinics.
Poor People’s Campaign Co-Chairs Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis and Rev. Dr. William Barber II want to seize this moment with a broad-based, multi-racial movement to change an ‘impoverished democracy.’ Story Transcript [VIDEO CLIP STARTS] NIC SMITH: Our backs are against the wall, and we got no choice but to push. LEON: Now, before you come […]
Former Madison City Councilman David Ahrens and Milwaukee activist Angela Lang join TRNN’s Marc Steiner to look at Wisconsin’s progressive roots and racist realities—and to discuss the political battles to come.