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Whose Freedom Do We Celebrate On The Fourth of July

July 3, 2020

What, to the descendants of those left out of the Declaration of Independence, is the Fourth of July?

Cop Pulled A Gun On Woman’s Unarmed Son, Then Used Facebook Posts Against Her In Court

July 3, 2020

PAR investigates police use of Facebook posts in the cases of Korryn Gaines, Arturo Adame, and Michael Avery, and follows Erica Hamlett’s fight for accountability for an off-duty officer who pulled a gun on her child while he waited for a bus.

What Happens When Wildfires and Covid Collide?

July 3, 2020

COVID-19 may make the impacts of the west’s wildfire season more deadly, hitting aging and vulnerable communities the hardest.

Stir Crazy! Episode #62: Fourth of July is Cancelled

July 2, 2020

On today’s show: Journalist Justine Barron, TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, and political commentator Marcus Ferrell. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have comments/questions/suggestions email us at [email protected]

Why You Should Give A F*ck | Ep. 4 | Voter Rights

Why You Should Give A F*ck | Ep. 4 | Voter Rights

July 2, 2020

We discuss your rights as a voter, and how in many places those rights are under attack from people in power.

Anti-Racism Protesters Face Ongoing Police Violence

Anti-Racism Protesters Face Ongoing Police Violence

July 2, 2020

Even as media coverage subsides, protesters across the country continue to demand an end to police brutality.

This is Not a Drill: LIVE, July 1st

July 1, 2020

What lessons does the long arc of Black political struggle bring to bear on the Bernie Sanders movement? In this moment of Black-led uprising, the shortcomings of the campaign are stark. And yet, Bernie’s campaign popularized socialism and organized tens of thousands of people, many of whom are still in motion. What are the real…

International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining Security Council

International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining Security Council

July 1, 2020

Despite Canada’s liberal reputation, its international affairs are built around support for empire and corporate interest.

Stir Crazy! Episode #61: COVID & Cops: We Are Under Attack

June 30, 2020

On today’s show: Activist and recording artist Eze Jackson and TRNN Executive Producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have questions/comments/suggestions for the show email us at [email protected]

Who Controls The Money When We Defund Police?

Who Controls The Money When We Defund Police?

June 30, 2020

Do we trust the police to defund and restructure themselves? Will community control really guarantee permanent changes to policing as we know it today?

Climate Crisis: Historic Arizona Wildfires May Worsen COVID-19

Climate Crisis: Historic Arizona Wildfires May Worsen COVID-19

June 30, 2020

Over 400,000 acres of wildfires burn in Arizona in a devastating opening to Southwest’s wildfire season. And neighboring California has approved more fracking in a 97% Latino town as oil tankers spew pollution.

Pride 2020 Brings Wins And Losses For LGBTQ Civil Rights

Pride 2020 Brings Wins And Losses For LGBTQ Civil Rights

June 29, 2020

Trump reverses medical discrimination protections for trans people, while SCOTUS rules employers cannot fire workers for being gay or trans.

Coronavirus Cases Surge As Nurses Demand States Close Until They Can Reopen Safely

Coronavirus Cases Surge As Nurses Demand States Close Until They Can Reopen Safely

June 29, 2020

The US experiences record-high coronavirus cases after ignoring the warnings of public health experts and medical professionals. We speak with National Nurses United President Zenei Cortez.

How Is Biden Different From Trump When It Comes To Palestine?

How Is Biden Different From Trump When It Comes To Palestine?

June 26, 2020

Biden pledges to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, boasts of “unstinting support” for Israel, promises to fight the BDS movement and send military aid, and spins it as a way to somehow fight anti-Semitism in the U.S.

COVID-19 Is Amplifying Racial Inequities, Educators Say

COVID-19 Is Amplifying Racial Inequities, Educators Say

June 26, 2020

Baltimore Teachers Union President Diamonté Brown discusses a recent lawsuit over unpaid instructional days, global protests against racism, the movement to defund the police, and calls to remove officers from schools.

Stir Crazy! Episode #60: First Nations Friday

June 26, 2020

On today’s show: Journalist, organizer, and founding executive director of Crushing Colonialism Jen Deerinwater, Miwok journalist and community organizer Desiree Kane, and journalist and community builder Johnnie Jae. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have questions/comments/suggestions for the show email us at [email protected]

Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It's Just The Beginning

Police Are Arresting Protesters Over Facebook Posts—And It’s Just The Beginning

June 26, 2020

The FBI investigated and arrested Michael Avery for posting on Facebook about a Black Lives Matter protest. We talk with a tech industry whistleblower about “snitch apps” and how law enforcement uses technology to “protect” you.

Stir Crazy!

June 25, 2020
Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join your favorite Real News correspondents as we discuss some of the news stories that have us terrified today.
Boycotting Israel Is Not A Crime, Says European Human Rights Court

Boycotting Israel Is Not A Crime, Says European Human Rights Court

June 25, 2020

The EHRC overturned the French court’s convictions of 12 BDS activists for “incitement to discrimination” in a watershed ruling for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement.

Progressives Head To Congress After June 23 Primary

Progressives Head To Congress After June 23 Primary

June 25, 2020

Key races in Kentucky remain too close to call, but Jamaal Bowman and AOC have declared victory in New York.

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 3 | Labor Rights

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 3 | Labor Rights

June 25, 2020

We explore the different areas of labor rights and the role we all play in their enforcement, while digging deeper into the aspect of mental health as it relates to our rights as workers.

Popularity of Bail Funds Continue Protests’ Momentum

Popularity of Bail Funds Continue Protests’ Momentum

June 24, 2020

Bail funds are helping protesters in cities across the country keep their momentum, even after facing arrest.

Say Her Name: On Average, Police Kill One Black Woman A Month

Say Her Name: On Average, Police Kill One Black Woman A Month

June 24, 2020

Historically, Black women like Fannie Lou Hamer, Atatiana Jefferson, Breonna Taylor, Korryn Gaines, and Eleanor Bumpers, who were killed or brutalized by police officers, receive less community outrage and media coverage than their male counterparts.

Netanyahu Ties Corruption Trial To West Bank Annexation Plans

June 22, 2020

Netanyahu says his trial is not about corruption, but about the fate of Israel and the Jewish people. He demands Palestinians give their consent to Israeli annexation, leading to anti-annexation demonstrations in Israel.