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The Liars that Led Us to War

January 10, 2020

Two Iraq war veterans explain why Congress has failed to stop the endless wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and say the United States needs to learn from its imperialist history if anything is going to change.

$71 Million for More Cops; Not A Dime for Jobs and Healthcare

January 8, 2020

Operation Relentless Pursuit is a Department of Justice initiative to combat crime through a “surge in federal resources.” We talked with Brandon Walker of the Ujima People’s Progress Party about what’s really needed to combat crime and empower neighborhoods in places like Baltimore, one of the seven cities targeted by the plan.

Iranian Americans Harassed and Detained at US Border

January 7, 2020

Dozens of people, including American citizens, faced hours of questioning at the Washington entry point. Jamal Abdi of the National Iranian American Council says the reports could indicate a directive for heightened screening of people born in Iran.

The Top Five Most Ridiculous Arrests of 2019

January 3, 2020

The police accountability report takes a critical look at some of the most disturbing acts of policing caught on video in 2019.

Fossil Fuel Industry Shifts from Climate Denial to “Youthwashing”

December 31, 2019

For decades, the fossil fuel industry funded climate change denial campaigns aimed toward young people to sow seeds of doubt on climate science. As the climate crisis has worsened, it has made a subtle shift to what critics call “youthwashing.”.

The Top 5 Mainstream Media Myths That Perpetuate Income Inequality

December 27, 2019

The Real News takes aim at the top 5 mainstream myths that bolster income inequality and tout the ultra-rich.

Year in Climate Crisis: Fossil Fuels Expansion, Scary Science and Global Activism

December 26, 2019

The Real News Network’s Steve Horn and Dimitri Lascaris talk about the 2019’s biggest climate stories.

After Democrats Push Bill to Send Fracked Gas to EU, Trump Includes in Budget

December 26, 2019

The European Energy Security and Diversification Act, legislation offering $1B to promote sending U.S. fracked gas to EU countries, was inserted into the federal budget bill signed into law by President Donald Trump. Democrats invoked “Russiagate” in their PR push for the bill.

NAARPR Relaunch Renews National Fight Against Police Repression

December 24, 2019

As we enter a new phase of racist and political repression in the US with the convergence of a myriad of political and social issues, how are we planning to fight against this? Jacqueline Luqman talks with  Frank Chapman about the relaunch of the National Alliance Against Racist & Political Repression.

The Last Democratic Debate And The Future Of The Democratic Party

December 23, 2019

Last week’s debate didn’t connect with viewers or mobilize the base.