Real News Daily Reports

From Net Neutrality to Tax Cuts, Trump’s Billionaires are Having a Field Day

December 16, 2017

Paul Jay says that though it’s important to oppose the new FCC rulings and tax breaks, we should not forget how Trump came to power

US Strikes Out with New War-Mongering on Iran

December 16, 2017

US Ambassador Nikki Halley’s speech on alleged Iranian violations was even less convincing than Colin Powell’s fraudulent UN presentation on Iraqi WMDs, says Trita Parsi

British Media Against Corbyn

December 16, 2017
The fight between pro-Corbyn and anti-Corbyn forces within the UK’s Labour Party is intensifying as the anti-Corbyn camp attempts to stop Corbyn supporters from being on the ballot. Prof. Leo Panitch of York University explains

Baltimore Beat & TRNN

December 16, 2017
Baltimore Beat editor-in-chief Lisa Snowden-McCray interviews Real News senior editor Paul Jay on what’s next for The Real News in Baltimore

The Fight for Net Neutrality Isn’t Over

December 15, 2017

The FCC repeal of net neutrality is dangerous, but with court challenges and more grassroots activism on the way, it can still be stopped, says Craig Aaron of Free Press

World Bank and World’s Third Largest Insurer Divest from Most Oil and Gas

December 15, 2017

“The fact that they are making this commitment, to not be financing upstream oil and gas after 2019 is a pretty strong vote of non-confidence in the future of the oil and gas industry,” says Alex Speers-Roesch of Greenpeace Canada

Ecuador’s Vice-President Sentenced to Six Years Prison for Corruption

December 15, 2017

Ecuador’s Vice-President Jorge Glas has been sentenced to six years prison for taking $13 million in bribes from the construction company Odebrecht. However, the case is being complicated by a split within the ruling party and between President Moreno and ex-President Correa

Putin’s Syria ‘Victory’ Won’t End the Proxy War

December 14, 2017

Russian President Vladimir Putin has declared victory in Syria and says he’s withdrawing troops, but the proxy fight there remains and could ramp up in neighboring Lebanon, says Syria expert and scholar Joshua Landis

Palestinians Stand Up to Israel, Will the World?

December 14, 2017

“Palestinians will continue to protest as long as they’re not liberated,” says writer Mariam Barghouti, “the question is, when will the rest of the world finally begin listening?”

Can Baby Bonds Help Close Baltimore’s Wealth Gap?

December 14, 2017

Most social programs that address the poverty problem give out resources after someone has already experienced poverty, but “what we need is a structural apparatus in this society where people don’t get exposed to poverty in the first place,” says Dr. Sandy Darity