Real News Daily Reports

Tariq Ali Speaks Out on Assange’s Case and US Wars

February 18, 2020

In this Feb. 4 speech at a public event for Julian Assange at the Royal National Hotel in London, author, writer, filmmaker, and public intellectual Tariq Ali speaks about Julian Assange’s extradition case.

US-Philippine Relations Worsen Despite Perceived Trump-Duterte Friendship

February 18, 2020

The Philippines ended the Visiting Forces Agreement, which allows the US military to operate within the Philippines and grants access to the South China Sea. Is President Duterte doing the right thing for the wrong reasons?

Cornel West: Elites Underestimate the Power of the People

February 18, 2020

Scholar and activist Dr. Cornel West says Bernie Sanders will take on corporate power and implement a just foreign policy, and that former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a “neoliberal gangster.”

Senate Passes Iran War Powers Resolution, Upsetting Trump

February 14, 2020

In yet another rebuke to Trump, the Senate passed a binding resolution to prevent Trump from going to war with Iran. Even though Trump will veto it, after it passes the House, it shows growing disagreement with his foreign policy

Coronavirus: Is the Climate Plague Here?

February 14, 2020

Journalists Bryn Nelson and Jane C. Hu talk about how the climate crisis means we could see more deadly outbreaks, plus the rise of xenophobia as the virus spreads.

Bloomberg’s Stop and Frisk Past Comes Back to Haunt Him

February 14, 2020

Mainstream media is trying to gloss over Bloomberg’s racist record, and they’re willing to discredit independent journalists to do it.

700,000 Displaced as Syria and Turkey Descend into War

February 14, 2020

Syria and Turkey are fighting each other in the rebel-controlled Idlib region, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee for their lives as the bombings intensify.

Presidential Campaigns Begin in Bolivia Despite Ongoing Repression

February 14, 2020

As campaigning begins to repeat the Oct. 20 election that ended in a coup against former President Evo Morales, it remains far from certain whether this new election, under right-wing President Jeanine Añez, will be free and fair.

Trump’s War Budget Slashes Support for Social Security, Medicare, and Medicaid

February 13, 2020

Trump promised he would not touch Social Security and Medicare. He lied. Now we have deficit spending with no social benefits and Democrats fooled into a compromise that allowed the military budget to soar.

El Salvador’s President Militarizes Legislature to Strengthen Police Force

February 13, 2020

President Nayyib Bukele tried to intimidate lawmakers into approving his national security plan, which is supposed to bring down El Salvador’s sky-high crime rate. But the law and order plan follows US dictates and doesn’t address real causes of crime.