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Climate Justice Advocates Testify At House Committee Hearing

Climate Justice Advocates Testify At House Committee Hearing

February 7, 2019

In their first hearing since Democrats claimed Congress, the House Natural Resources Committee heard from climate advocates. We sat down with one witness, Climate Justice Alliance’s Elizabeth Yeampierre

Trump Withdrawing from Old Wars While Threatening Iran with New One

Trump Withdrawing from Old Wars While Threatening Iran with New One

February 6, 2019

While Trump is withdrawing US troops from Syria and Afghanistan, he is ramping up aggression against Iran — acting both less and more hawkish than his intelligence agencies. Trita Parsi says Washington is violating international law in its campaign to isolate and strangle Tehran

Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Industry Lobbyist David Bernhardt as Secretary of Interior

Trump Nominates Fossil Fuel Industry Lobbyist David Bernhardt as Secretary of Interior

February 6, 2019

Trump is not draining the swamp with Bernhardt’s nomination. Rather, he shows he is filling it with polluters, says Jesse Coleman, senior researcher at Documented

Trump's State of Union Stokes Fear With Nationalist Rhetoric

Trump’s State of Union Stokes Fear With Nationalist Rhetoric

February 6, 2019

The President’s State of the Union speech demanded an end to investigations, while demonizing immigrants and Venezuela, and attacking abortion rights. Our panelists Jacqueline Luqman, Eugene Puryear, and Helena Olea discuss the speech

Sen. Bernie Sanders Responds to the State of the Union

Sen. Bernie Sanders Responds to the State of the Union

February 6, 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers a response to President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union address

VA Governor Northam Won't Address Racist Reality, Runs From Blackface Past

VA Governor Northam Won’t Address Racist Reality, Runs From Blackface Past

February 5, 2019

The reemergence of Blackface as an issue, around Gov. Northam’s inaction, exposes the depth of American racism. Our panel with Jacqueline Luqman and Eddie Conway explores the topic

Baltimore County Teachers to Protest Budget Cuts

UPDATE: Hundreds of Teachers Protest at Baltimore County

February 5, 2019

Over 300 teachers rallied to defend pay raises and to fully fund public schools

Students and Faculty Plan Walkout Over Johns Hopkins' ICE Contract

UPDATE: Students and Faculty Plan Walkout Over Johns Hopkins’ ICE Contract

February 5, 2019

“ICE is a racist institution that terrorizes black and brown communities and violates the human rights of the families it separates,” says one Hopkins professor.

Conservative Governments of Latin America Plus Canada Endorse Regime Change Efforts in Venezuela

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 5, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted

Nuclear Treaty Framework is in Dangerous Disarray and Needs to be Rebooted

February 4, 2019

Col. Larry Wilkerson discusses the meaning of the Trump administration’s abandonment of the Intermediate Nuclear Forces (INF) Treaty and how this move has contributed to a wholesale dismantling of the nuclear weapons control system. This might be an opportunity to restart, deepen, and broaden the framework, says Wilkerson