Real News Daily Reports

5 Years Later: No Indictments in Choking Death of Eric Garner

5 Years Later: No Indictments in Choking Death of Eric Garner

July 17, 2019

Attorney and activist Kamau Franklin says the decision not to bring civil or criminal charges against NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the murder of Eric Garner is an example of the criminal justice system working as intended

Trump's Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate - Will it Lead Us to Fascism? 

Trump’s Racist Rhetoric is Deliberate – Will It Lead Us to Fascism? 

July 17, 2019

Henry Giroux dissects how the potential path to fascism is laid bare in Trump’s rhetoric and policies. The voices of the four Congresswomen speak to another American future

Sudan Transition to Civilian Rule Endangered as Foreign Interests Prevail

Sudan Transition to Civilian Rule Endangered as Foreign Interests Prevail

July 17, 2019

With the foiling of a coup attempt last week, the Sudanese military is consolidating its rule, despite having signed transition agreement for joint military-civilian rule. Gulf states want the military in charge, especially since Sudanese soldiers are fighting in Yemen, says Prof. Khalid Ahmed

Why A 20-Year Old Climate Activist is Suing the Federal Government

Why A 20-Year Old Climate Activist is Suing the Federal Government

July 17, 2019

At Netroots Nation 2019, Vic Barrett, a young defendant in Juliana vs US, talks to Dharna Noor about why he’s suing the federal government for its role in the climate crisis

Ruthless Philippine President's High Popularity Is the Result of Failed Democracy

Ruthless Philippine President’s High Popularity Is the Result of Failed Democracy

July 16, 2019

As the death toll in President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal war on drugs keeps climbing, so does his popularity. How can this be? Walden Bello says it is the result of a failed liberal democracy in the Philippines

As Republicans Push Pro-Life Agenda, Maternal and Infant Death Rates Rise

As Republicans Push Pro-Life Agenda, Maternal and Infant Death Rates Rise

July 16, 2019

Not only has maternal and infant health mortality rates increased in the U.S. but these rates are double for black women compared to their white counterparts–no matter what their education or income level. Community Doulas and midwives think they have part of the solution

A Socialist Defector: From Harvard to Karl-Marx-Allee

A Socialist Defector: From Harvard to Karl-Marx-Allee

July 16, 2019

Victor Grossman defected to East Germany while serving in the US military in the 1950’s. His latest book recounts his assessment of life in the US, in East Germany, and in the united Germany. We discuss the book with the author

Trump's Racist Tweets Fan Hatred, Defining the Coming Election

Trump’s Racist Tweets Fan Hatred, Defining the Coming Election

July 15, 2019

Professors Gerald Horne and Kimberly Moffit examine how Trump’s targeted tweet storm against progressive women of color who serve in Congress works to further divide the Democratic party, while dredging up America’s racist settler-colonial past

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

New Studies Raise Alarms About the State of Ice in Antarctica

July 15, 2019

NASA scientist Claire Parkinson says that, from 2014-2017, Antarctic sea ice rapidly fell to its lowest levels in 40 years, which could trigger a devastating rise in sea levels

Pompeo's 'Inalienable Rights Commission' - A Conservative Christian Assault on Human Rights?

Pompeo’s ‘Inalienable Rights Commission’ – A Conservative Christian Assault on Human Rights?

July 15, 2019

The newly-announced State Department “commission on inalienable rights” is a Trojan Horse for the long-planned Conservative Christian attack on human rights.