Real News Daily Reports

Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

Over One Million to Take Part in Youth Climate Strike

September 20, 2019

Activists are taking part in 5,000 actions across 157 countries to demand immediate action to address climate change. We’ll bring you updates throughout the day including on-the-ground reporting from Baltimore and New York

Documentary “Blowout” Follows Climate Cost of Oil Boom from Fracking to Exports

Documentary “Blowout” Follows Climate Cost of Oil Boom from Fracking to Exports

September 20, 2019

The new film follows the U.S. oil supply chain, covering health, climate and environmental justice impacts. And it points to the president who was central to creating the current reality: Barack Obama.

Fed Comes to its Senses, Lowers Interest Rate

Fed Comes to its Senses, Lowers Interest Rate

September 20, 2019

After causing almost every recession of the past several decades, the Federal Reserve is lowering interest rates before a recession takes hold. This represents an important shift in the Fed’s policy, says CEPR’s Mark Weisbrot

Activists Face Felony Charges for Blocking Houston Oil Tanker Corridor

Activists Face Felony Charges for Blocking Houston Oil Tanker Corridor

September 20, 2019

Under a new law backed by Big Oil and passed in statehouses nationwide, Greenpeace USA activists face felony charges for the action. Texas is the second state to bring such charges under the “critical infrastructure” law

Bernie Sanders' Union Platform Calls for Class Struggle

Bernie Sanders’ Union Platform Calls for Class Struggle

September 20, 2019

Union strikes are growing, as is voter support for unions. In this context, what does Sen. Bernie Sanders’ union platform mean?

How E-Commerce Warehouse Development Perpetuates Deforestation 

How E-Commerce Warehouse Development Perpetuates Deforestation 

September 20, 2019

“Not in our backyard!” – Residents of Abingdon, Maryland, demand an end to the deforestation plan and protest in front of Harford County Government Administration Offices.

Raising Expectations (And Lowering Carbon Emissions)

September 19, 2019

At the first Designing A Green New Deal conference, labor and environmental organizer Jane McAlevey explains what strikes, war, and globalization have to do with climate justice.

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: The Propaganda That Upholds the Status Quo

September 19, 2019

In the book American Exceptionalism and American Innocence: A People’s History of Fake News From the Revolutionary War to The War On Terror, authors Roberto Sirvent and Danny Haiphong assert that “The mainstream corporate media is one of the chief propagators of American exceptionalism and innocence…the narratives of American exceptionalism and American innocence work together…

Fossil fuel companies roll out a new era of spin

Fossil Fuel Companies Roll Out a New Era of Spin

September 18, 2019

Forget “climate change” and “global warming”: Environmental advocates are increasingly using phrases that emphasize the urgency of our planetary pickle, such as “climate crisis,” “climate emergency,” and “existential threat.”

Israeli Elections Deadlocked But Shows Power of the Arab Bloc

Israeli Elections Deadlocked But Shows Power of the Arab Bloc

September 18, 2019

Our guests analyze Israeli political paralysis, the power of the right, and what having the Arab coalition be the largest opposition party might mean