Trump Tweets About Disloyal Jews, Then Tweets He’s “King of Israel”

Trump Tweets About Disloyal Jews, Then Tweets He’s “King of Israel”

August 22, 2019

Haggai Matar, editor of #972 Magazine discusses Netanyahu’s Trump-inspired Omar and Tlaib ban, Trump’s bizarre retweets, and its effect on Jews and the U.S. election

Coming to Terms With One's Religious Past - RAI with Matthew Fox (8/8)

Coming to Terms With One’s Religious Past – RAI with Matthew Fox (8/8)

Matthew Fox, a former Catholic priest and theologian talks about the ways conservatives and progressives claim the Catholic religion, and how the secular left ignores…

The Amazon is Burning at a Record Rate

August 22, 2019
The Amazon is Burning at a Record Rate

The fires are the product of Bolsonaro’s policies that prioritize agribusiness over people—especially indigenous people, says Amazon Watch’s Christian Poirier

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Police Use Your Money to Buy Silence from Brutality Victims

August 22, 2019
Police Use Your Money to Buy Silence of Brutality Victims

A Real News investigation reveals how the political power structure of policing allows brutal cops to silence victims with public money

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The 1619 Project: A Nation Born in Contradiction, a Democracy Defined by Black Struggle

August 21, 2019
The 1619 Project: A Nation Born in Contradiction, a Democracy Defined by Black Struggle

Nikole Hannah-Jones, who spearheaded the New York Times’ 1619 Project joins The Real News Network to look at the lies that founded the U.S. and…

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Workers in Heat Waves Face Dangerous Exposure in the US Southwest

August 21, 2019
Workers in Heat Waves Face Dangerous Exposure in the US Southwest

An extreme heat wave is covering up to 13 U.S. states. Along with the homeless population, this particularly affects workers who work outdoors, leading to…

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Rep Ayanna Pressley on Israel’s Ban: “Bigoted, Short-Sighted and Cruel”

August 21, 2019
Rep Ayanna Pressley on Israel's Ban: “Bigoted, Short-Sighted and Cruel”

These are the words tweeted by Rep. Ayanna Pressley in response to the Israeli decision to ban the entry of Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep.…

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DHS Was Tracking White Supremacist Terrorists, but Nobody Wanted to Listen

August 20, 2019
DHS Was Tracking White Supremacist Terrorists, but Nobody Wanted to Listen

No one listened when the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI sounded the alarm about the rise of white supremacist and far-right domestic terrorism,…

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Pope Francis Confronts the "Idolatry of Money" – RAI with Matthew Fox (7/8)

Pope Francis Confronts the “Idolatry of Money” – RAI with Matthew Fox (7/8)

August 20, 2019
With his criticism of excessive capitalism and of climate change, Pope Francis has become the target of the far-right, and especially of the secretive Opus Dei sect within the Catholic Church, explains former priest Matthew Fox
How Trump and Netanyahu Undermine Freedom of Speech

How Trump and Netanyahu Undermine Freedom of Speech

August 20, 2019

Dima Khalidi discusses Trump’s support for banning entry to Occupied West Bank on the basis of political opinion, such as Ilhan Omar’s and Rashida Tlaib’s support for the boycott movement against Israel. In the process, Trump also implicitly supports Israeli sovereignty over the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at the Pathology of the For-Profit Criminal Justice System

Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at the Pathology of the For-Profit Criminal Justice System

August 20, 2019

An analysis of Sen Sanders’ new criminal justice reform plan and a brief history of neoliberal democrats ‘playing’ at progressive politics while enacting regressive policies

Economic Update: Working Class History and the 2020 Election

Economic Update: Working Class History and the 2020 Election

Partner Content Provided By: Economic Update with Richard Wolff
August 20, 2019

This week on Economic Update, Professor Wolff explores the historic parallels of the U.S. working class and politics in the U.S. He begins by exploring how and why the Great Depression of the 30’s married the U.S. working class to FDR’s Democratic Party and then explains how that led to both the Democratic and Republican…

Activist on the Front Lines Discusses the Historic Protests in Hong Kong

Activist on the Front Lines Discusses the Historic Protests in Hong Kong

August 19, 2019

We had to blur her image but she talks about police brutality, the struggle for a transparent democracy, the Chinese army at the border, and hope for the future

Columns

A Fossil Fuel Baron Just Bought USA Today

By: Steve Horn

August 8, 2019

Cop Whose Arrest Lead to Black Teen’s Death Decertified by State

By: Stephen Janis, Taya Graham

August 6, 2019

Africa’s Free Trade Area Misses Nigeria

By: Mattias Sköld

July 8, 2019

Oregon’s Cap and Trade Bill is Dead

By: Dharna Noor

June 26, 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

Baltimore Cop Charged with Perjury, Misconduct

By: Stephen Janis

May 29, 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

Climate Emergency Manifesto

By: Socialist Project

May 14, 2019

Privatization Solution Worse than Problem

By: Jomo Kwame Sundaram

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

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