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A Green New Deal for Public Housing Is Key to a Carbon-Free Future

November 21, 2019

One of the architects of GND for Housing and an organizer from US Gulf communities talk about the politically transformative movement that could unite the working class and help build the Green New Deal.

The War on Terror Cost $6.4 Trillion and 800,000 Lives

November 21, 2019

A new study on the cost of U.S. wars in Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria, and Pakistan presents a harrowing picture of the cost exacted in lives and taxpayer dollars.

Trump’s Criminality Can Galvanize the Left

November 20, 2019

The Nation’s Jeet Heer examines how the left can organize around Trump’s criminality without getting carried away by neoliberal impeachment proceedings.

Let’s Do It Again!

November 20, 2019

The last time Dwayne and Marc asked you for support, you responded in a winning way! If you haven’t yet, donate today and help us reach our $200,000 goal.

LIVE: House Impeachment Inquiry Hearing – Ambassador Gordon Sondland Testimony

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November 20, 2019

Exclusive: The 911 Call This Swat Team Doesn’t Want You to Hear

November 20, 2019

The Police Accountability Report obtained an exclusive recording of a 911 operator threatening to arrest a caller complaining about a SWAT team that stormed her property without a warrant. The call is part of our ongoing investigation into the arrest of Columbus, OH resident Nic Petit, who was charged after filming officers slapping a suspect.

China’s Dependence on Hong Kong Makes Outright Intervention Unlikely

November 20, 2019

Despite the ongoing police siege of Hong Kong’s Polytechnic University and a growing number of injured protesters, the predicted mainland intervention against the 6-month old protest movement is unlikely to happen, says Prof. Sean Starrs from Hong Kong.

Patriot Act Renewal Sneaks Through Congress With Dem Support

November 20, 2019

The stopgap funding bill, which postpones a government shutdown, also includes a barely noticed 3-month renewal of the Patriot Act’s warrantless data collection.

Human Rights Watch Director to be Deported From Israel

November 19, 2019

Omar Shakir published reports of human rights abuses not only in Israel, but also by the Palestinian Authority and Hamas. Despite this, Israel is increasingly afraid of any criticism and is stepping up repressive measures.

Turkey’s Erdogan: Islamophobia’s Willing Accomplice

November 19, 2019

Shortly after meeting with Hungary’s far-right prime minister Viktor Orban, Turkey’s President Erdogan met with President Trump. Erdogan is spinning the war in Syria as promoting the interests of the far right in order to gather support for his policies from Islamophobic politicians.

Laura Flanders Show: The Rise of Authoritarianism in Brazil

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November 19, 2019

A Conversation with Petra Costa the Director of the documentary “The Edge of Democracy.” It is the last film in a trilogy by Brazilian actor and filmmaker Petra Costa. Each film explores the personal and political dimensions of her life, her family, and her country. The Edge of Democracy, however, is by far the most…

Eddie Conway’s Update on Forgotten Political Prisoners

November 19, 2019

Former political prisoner Eddie Conway hosts this special episode of Rattling the Bars highlighting political prisoners that are still imprisoned after several decades.

How OAS Deception Helped the Coup in Bolivia

November 19, 2019

When the Organization of American States misled everyone into thinking that Bolivia’s presidential elections were fraudulent, it made the coup against Evo Morales possible, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot.

Local Beauty Shops Talk Politics and Impeachment

November 18, 2019

Black women respond to the impeachment inquiry and to Trump.

Comcast Willing to Gut Civil Rights Law to Stop Byron Allen Lawsuit

November 18, 2019

Comcast Corp. v. National Association of African-American Owned Media might seem like a simple David and Goliath story of a Black entrepreneur fighting white-owned corporate power. But the implications of the pending SCOTUS ruling reach further than many realize.

Baltimoreans Demand Answers as Shit Piles Up

November 18, 2019

The city has used just 2% of their allotted funds to help residents experiencing sewage backups. Baltimore City Council held an investigative hearing to grill the Department of Public Works.

Political Profiteering off the Trauma of Black Women

November 18, 2019

In state and national elections, Democratic politicians court the power of Black women’s votes. But are the issues that shape and impact the lives of Black women really respected by, and reflected in, the policies of the political class that courts them so heavily?

Chile’s Government Agreed to a Constitutional Assembly. Will it Stop the Protests?

November 15, 2019

Even though Chile’s President Piñera agreed to hold a referendum on rewriting the constitution, many parties and protesters rejected the agreement because it was passed behind their backs.

Economic Update: The US’s Profit-Driven Medicine

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November 15, 2019

This week: Updates on on Berlin, Germany’s law freezing all rents for 5 years; over–indebted corporations threatening the world economy; prisoners’ slave labor in Los Angeles; French inequality and yellow vests; Bernie Sanders’ push to put workers on corporate boards of directors; Prof. Wolff interviews Dr. Michael Magee on the medical-industrial complex in the United…

25-Year Drought Forces States to Rescue Colorado River System

November 15, 2019

The Colorado River system provides water for around 40 million people. A 25-year drought has endangered this system, prompting seven states and Mexico to accelerate conservation efforts.

Netanyahu Kills Palestinians to Keep Opposition From Forming Government

November 15, 2019

Provoking a conflict with Gaza led to the deaths of 32 Palestinians. But was the real objective the creation of an emergency government so Netanyahu can remain in power?

Police Accountability Report Reaches 1 Million Views!

November 14, 2019

Please donate today to The Real News, and help Stephen and Taya continue to hold police accountable.

Impeachment Hearing Day 1: Outlining What Is at Stake

November 14, 2019

The Nation’s Sasha Abramsky discusses what we learned from the testimony of witnesses Kent and Taylor.

Spain’s Far Right Wins Big, But Left Coalition Still Possible

November 14, 2019

Spain held its second parliamentary election this year last Sunday, and the anti-immigrant and nationalist Vox party doubled its representation. But the vote might not resolve Spain’s political impasse.

Sea Level Rise Could Be Three Times Worse Than Previous Estimates

November 14, 2019

A new study and mapping visualization tool by the organization Climate Central says hundreds of millions more people than previously thought live in coastal flooding risk zones.