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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.
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.