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U.S. Gag Rule Expansion Will Constrain Women’s Rights Worldwide

The Trump administration’s global gag rule will not only stop abortion funding, but will bar organizations worldwide from offering comprehensive reproductive health services Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. Last month, the Trump administration announced a significant expansion of its policy to deny U.S. […]

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If War Is an Industry, How Can There Be Peace in a Capitalist World? The Seventeenth Newsletter (2019).

By Vijay Prashad. Greetings from the desk of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research. On 26 April 1937, twelve bombers of the German Condor Legion and the Italian Aviazione Legionaria flew low over the Basque country of Spain in the midst of the Spanish Civil War (1936-39). They tore down over the small town of […]

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Sen. Warren Wants to Jail Those Who Caused 2008’s Meltdown

BIll Black examines the historical context of Warren’s bills for easier prosecution of banks and corporate leaders Story Transcript MARC STEINER Welcome to The Real News Network. I’m Mark Steiner. Great to have you all with us. Senator Elizabeth Warren is attempting to make waves with her bold pronouncements during her bid for this presidency. […]

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Is Russian ‘Meddling’ an Attack on America? – RAI with Stephen Cohen (1/5)

“The claim that Russia attacked America during the 2016 presidential election is both exceedingly dangerous and a complete falsehood,” says Stephen Cohen on Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay Story Transcript PAUL JAY: Welcome to Reality Asserts Itself on The Real News Network. And I’m Paul Jay. People that follow this show know I particularly […]

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The Prosecution Of Julian Assange Is A Threat To Journalists Everywhere

By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers / Popular Resistance Above: Supporters of Julian Assange gather outside Westminster Court after Assange’s arrest. Photo by WIktor Szymanowicz for AFP-NurPhoto. Action steps:  Take action to protect Julian Assange. Click here to read about what you can do. Support the Embassy Protection Collective. The United States is recognizing its fake […]

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US Complicit in War Crimes in Yemen (Pt 1/2)

Three out of five weapons used in Yemen are supplied by the US says Andrew Feinstein, the author of Shadow World: Inside the Global Arms Trade Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini Peries coming to you from Baltimore. On Thursday the House voted to end the U.S. support for a […]

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US Provides Three out of Five Weapons Saudi Arabia Used in Yemen (Pt 2/2)

Shadow Wars author Andrew Feinstein discusses new research showing that the US sold 70 billion dollars worth of arms to the Saudi Coalition for its war in Yemen, currently the world’s worst humanitarian crisis Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: Welcome back to my conversation with Andrew Feinstein. He’s the executive director of Corruption Watch UK and […]

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What is a “Guaidó”? A Cowboy in Caracas (Pt 2/2)

Former Catholic Priest and Wyoming native Charlie Hardy talks about his recent experiences in Venezuela and looks back on 25 years living among the poorest of Venezuela’s poor Story Transcript GREG WILPERT: Some, in fact, have been happening every Saturday, apparently, and we’ll show some images of that. But I’m wondering, also, when you were […]

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‘Obscene’ Bipartisan Applause for NATO in Congress

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a joint session of the U.S. Congress fanning the fire of a ‘Russian threat.’ Peter Kuznick says it is an ‘obscene bipartisan spectacle applauding war’; Pietro Shakarian discusses the self-serving NATO expansion and the hyperbolic Russia threat narrative Story Transcript SHARMINI PERIES: It’s The Real News Network. I’m Sharmini […]