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Say Her Name: On Average, Police Kill One Black Woman A Month

Say Her Name: On Average, Police Kill One Black Woman A Month

June 24, 2020

Historically, Black women like Fannie Lou Hamer, Atatiana Jefferson, Breonna Taylor, Korryn Gaines, and Eleanor Bumpers, who were killed or brutalized by police officers, receive less community outrage and media coverage than their male counterparts.

Stir Crazy!

June 23, 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.
Union Leads West Coast Port Shutdown On Juneteenth

Union Leads West Coast Port Shutdown On Juneteenth

June 19, 2020

Former political prisoner Arthur League talks about the ILWU shutdown and the campaign to free Black political prisoners, some of whom have been imprisoned for over 50 years.

Why Disbanding Plainclothes Police Units Isn't Enough

Why Disbanding Plainclothes Police Units Isn’t Enough

June 19, 2020

There’s reason to be skeptical of the NYPD’s claim it disbanded its notorious plainclothes units, says Brandon Soderberg, author of the upcoming book I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad.

Climate Crisis: Keystone XL Supreme, Cap and Trade Takes Hit and California Geoengineering

Climate Crisis: Keystone XL Supreme, Cap and Trade Takes Hit and California Geoengineering

June 19, 2020

The Trump administration tries to push Keystone XL to the US Supreme Court, California’s appellate court rules on cap and trade, and California’s governor backs away—but not really—from solar radiation geoengineering.

Why Do American Police Keep Shooting People In The Back?

Why Do American Police Keep Shooting People In The Back?

June 19, 2020

Despite promises of reform, police are still killing. PAR examines the case of Rayshard Brooks, shot in the back twice as he fled police, and speaks with James McLynas, who says his lack of law enforcement experience makes him the perfect candidate for sheriff.

Tearing Down White Supremacist Monuments Isn't Empty Symbolism

Tearing Down White Supremacist Monuments Isn’t Empty Symbolism

June 18, 2020

The monuments represent more than just the people they honor. They symbolize the brutal legacy of white supremacy, racism, colonialism, and genocide we live with today.

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 2 | Unemployment

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 2 | Unemployment

June 18, 2020

We take a look at what it means to be unemployed, while diving deeper into the impact unemployment can have on daily life.