By Norman Solomon Bernie Sanders wrapped up a weekend campaign swing through California with a Sunday afternoon speech to 16,000 of us a few miles from the Golden Gate Bridge. News coverage seemed unlikely to convey much about the event. The multiracial crowd reflected the latest polling that shows great diversity of support for Bernie, […]
Nick Pettit was assaulted by Columbus, Ohio, police for filming a botched raid. We investigated on his behalf, and now evidence gathered by PAR is part of an ACLU lawsuit against the police department that violated his constitutional rights.
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 […]
We will soon know the results of the historic Amazon union election in Bessemer, Alabama. Whatever the outcome, though, workers and organizers have already achieved a remarkable feat by breaking the grip of anti-unionism in the South.
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.
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 […]
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, […]