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As Democrats Look for Unity, Debate Displays Party’s Division

The fourth Democratic Party presidential candidate debate featured a whopping 12 candidates, leaving even less time for substance. Despite the limitations, the debate showed substantive differences on a few issues. Story Transcript MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Marc Steiner. Great to have you all with us as usual. Well, if you […]

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Johnson’s Brexit Mess Now a “Constitutional Crisis”

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to undermine parliament and the Brexit process by temporarily suspending parliament, but now a court has ruled that the suspension is unlawful and a constitutional crisis unfolds, says Grace Blakeley Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. The chaos and confusion […]

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Brexit, Boris, and British Parliament Come to a Head After 3 Years

Nation Editor DD Guttenplan unpacks the politics behind Brexit and the revolt against Boris Johnson by forces not normally aligned. What could lie ahead and why Story Transcript BRITISH PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON: This government will take this country out of the European Union on October the 31st and there is only one thing that […]

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How Israel’s Erasure of Palestinian History Perpetuates Occupation

Prof. Ilan Pappe discusses why Israel’s agency in charge of nuclear security hid documents about the Nakba, the catastrophe in which Palestinians were driven from their land in 1948, explaining that it was an effort to eliminate the Palestinian narrative Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Greg Wilpert in Baltimore. A […]

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How Do You Confront Prime Minister Boris Johnson?

Labor MP Chris Williamson talks about how to combat the austerity and right-wing policies of Johnson, and says people should stop worrying about Brexit Story Transcript MP DAME CHERYL GILLAN Boris Johnson is elected as the leader of the Conservative and Unionist Party. [applause] PRIME MINISTER BORIS JOHNSON Thank you so much. I know that […]

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Honduran Security Forces Tear-Gas International Human Rights Delegation

Human rights experts from Canada, the U.K. and the U.S. were forced to flee a protest against the radically neoliberal policies of Juan Orlando Hernandez. Dimitri Lascaris reports from Honduras Story Transcript DIMITRI LASCARIS: This is Dimitri Lascaris reporting for The Real News Network from Honduras. I’ve come to Honduras with a delegation of university […]

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What Future for the UK with One-Third of Children in Poverty?

Philip Alston, UN Special Rapporteur, says the alarming rise of poverty in the UK is deliberate–and so too in the US Story Transcript PHILIP ALSTON: I think that whatever position one takes on Brexit, the two sides are at least agreed on the fact that they want a strong, proud, and socially coherent United Kingdom. […]

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Three Ways To Discipline Corporate Global Governors (Pt 2/2)

No stakeholder-based global governance system comes close to matching the democratic legitimacy of a citizen-based and nation-state-based governance system, says Harris Gleckman, who advocates three alternatives to the current corporate-driven multi-stakeholder system and its self-selected global governors Story Transcript HARRIS GLECKMAN We are facing a number of different challenges in the world, a number of […]

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Riveting Testimony at Historic Hearing on Medicare for All – RAI with Wendell Potter (2/7)

The House Rules Committee heard powerful testimony about the urgency of passing Medicare for All from Ady Barkan, who is in late stages of ALS. Wendell Potter on Reality Asserts Itself hosted by Paul Jay Story Transcript PAUL JAY In a historic first, Medicare for All actually got a hearing on the Hill. During that […]