Anton Black died after he was tasered and placed in a chokehold just outside his home, 4 months ago. Police have released little information to the family or the community about why his encounter with a controversial officer they fought to keep off the force ended with his death.
The L.A. teacher strike entered its third day as contract negotiations broke down between district officials and union leadership
Does the brief unauthorized arrest of National Assembly president Juan Guaido, who suggested that he take over from Nicolas Maduro, signal growing divisions within the government? We discuss the current situation in Venezuela after President Maduro’s recent inauguration with Lucas Koerner
At his confirmation hearing, Andrew Wheeler faced jeering protesters and critical senators, and touted his deregulatory agenda
In the first installment of this multi-part series, Trump Expanding the Empire, Abby Martin debunks the notion that Trump is an anti-interventionist president, outlining his first two years of aggressive foreign policy that has expanded US wars and occupations. From the biggest military budget in history, to removing its restrictions to “bomb the hell out…
In spite of the deep splits among the Tories, Prof. John Weeks says that a Brexit agreement will be made when the EU bails out Theresa May in the lead-up to the EU parliamentary elections
After Brexit, Northern Ireland will return to the UK and leave the EU, while the Irish Republic will remain a member. People living on the border fear serious disruptions, and a return to violence, if barriers start to appear between the two states.
Mumia’s former lawyer Rachel Wolkenstein gives clarity to new events in Mumia Abu-Jamal’s case, whereby Mumia has been granted appeal rights. Mumia’s lawyers argued that Supreme Court Justice Ronald Castille should not have presided over Abu-Jamal’s appeals because of a conflict of interest. Castille was formerly Philadelphia’s district attorney whose office fought to keep the…
30,000 teachers are on strike for better pay, smaller class size, and for a limit on the expansion for for-profit charter schools
This episode: Updates on Canada cutting corporate tax rates in a race to the bottom; Macron pleases big business while outraging the French people; Italy’s new gov’t budget provides for its people; Hillary Clinton joins the right in scapegoating immigrants; how “quantitative easing” policy after the 2008 crash made the rich richer; Interview with Dr…
Baltimore City Council passed a resolution calling on Maryland to pass the Clean Energy Jobs Act, which would call for 50% renewables by 2030 and stop incineration for qualifying for green subsidies
Norman Solomon and Jaqueline Luqman join host Paul Jay to discuss whether the call from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to primary establishment Democrats weakens the party
Arms manufacturers are trying to rebrand as progressive and feminist, while the corporate media does PR for the military-industrial complex. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin warns this pro-arms manufacturer campaign is infiltrating our schools.
Congolese Catholic Church and 70,000 observers said reformer Fayulu won, but the DRC government declared Tshisekedi the winner
Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor of San Juan says Hurricane Maria did not ask Puerto Ricans “ if we were Republicans or Democrats….3,000 people died because one man who had the power to do something about it, did not”
Ben White discusses his new book Cracks in the Wall, it examines narratives that challenge the Israeli colonization of Palestine and their recent successes
After Trump’s speech about the government shut down and funding for the wall, The Real News spoke with refugees waiting in Tijuana. Here’s what they said