Nancy Pelosi pledged support for Israel “even if the Capitol crumbles”, as major Democratic Party funder and pro-Israel advocate Hiam Saban looked on – our panel discusses anti-semitism, Israel and the Democratic Party with Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay
Nasrin Sotoudeh defended political prisoners and worked to abolish Iran’s death penalty. Human rights groups are worried her sentence could signal increased repression of peace activism in Iran under a judiciary with a history of human rights violations
Regulation, degradation, shaming, blaming – enough! Is it time for sexual liberation yet? We talk a lot about sex but not often enough about pleasure, On today’s show we try to make up for that and hear from some bloggers, activists and educators who are practicing very positive consent.
Our weekly roundup panel looks at the fracture lines in the Republican Party and the corporate Democrats continue their frenzy about Russia – with Jacqueline Luqman, Jeff Cohen and host Paul Jay
As part of an international day against US intervention in Venezuela, a mobilization in Washington, DC with speakers Daniel Ellsberg and Jill Stein emphasized that Trump is only interested in Venezuela’s resources, not in its human rights
UPTE-CWA and AFSCME workers are holding a one-day strike March 20 not just over wages and benefits, but over a larger social struggle for dignity in their work
After months of debate, millions turned out in a historic vote on a new constitution for Cuba. The Real News Network was on the ground to hear from Cubans about the vote and the process, which marks a significant shift in the Caribbean nation.
Students in over 100 countries skipped school and took to the streets to demand serious climate policy from world leaders
In major cities of Brazil, activists honored the life and legacy of LGBT and police violence activist Marielle Franco, who was assassinated a year ago in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Mike Fox reports
TRNN’s Jaisal Noor speaks to some of the 5,000 youth that marched in London, England
The Senate’s vote, invoking the War Powers Act and withdrawing U.S. support for the war in Yemen, could still be vetoed by Trump, but it can provide a way forward for ending this horrific war, say Shireen Al-Adeimi and Hassan El-Tayyab
What would a progressive foreign policy platform look like? Democrats, unlike Republicans, have no coherent perspective on foreign policy. Summary of an event convoked by Rep. Ro Khanna to “Chart a Progressive Foreign Policy for the Trump Era and Beyond”
In the aftermath of a shooting at Frederick Douglass High School, teacher Daniel Parsons argues Baltimore is systematically failing its young people
Preparing for war with largest peacetime military budget paid for with devastating cuts to the poor, ending environmental regulation, destroying retirement and healthcare. Do divided Democrats have an answer? Lindsay Koshgarian of IPS analyzes the proposal
Coal ash is contaminating water across the nation with toxic chemicals—and Maryland is home to to one of the most polluting sites, according to a new study
Residents of Bradford, England say they are growing increasingly frustrated with the uncertainty that remains over Britain’s exit from the EU.
‘This Is Historic’: US Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis
“Millions of grassroots activists, who helped make this vote a reality, want their lawmakers to end this unconscionable war.
Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation that would strip Baltimore’s incinerator of millions of dollars in renewable energy subsidies
Shir Hever talks about the Göttingen Peace Prize and how it transformed the debate around Palestinian rights in Germany, despite efforts by right-wing politicians to prevent the prize from being given to Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East
A brand new face entered the Ukrainian presidential race, promising to clean up the country’s corrupt politics, but the three main candidates are all pro-West and political discourse has moved to the right as the far-right continues to gain influence. Prof. Tarik Cyril Amar analyzes the situation