Real News Daily Reports

Trump’s Budget and Infrastructure Plans Threaten Environment

February 14, 2018

Sierra Club Executive Director Michael Brune says that both proposals will create more pollution and exacerbate climate change, serving fossil fuel donors’ interests at the expense of the environment

Confronting Trudeau on Climate Lies and Kinder Morgan Pipeline

February 13, 2018

TRNN speaks with Clayton Thomas-Muller, an indigenous and environmental activist who challenged Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s pro-pipeline rhetoric during the PM’s cross-country town hall tour

FBI Says It Has No Records on Violent Neo-Nazi Group, While Surveilling Antifascists and Black Activists

February 13, 2018

The FBI says it has no records on Identity Evropa, one of the most notorious neo-Nazi hate groups in the U.S. At the same time, the FBI is actively “investigating” antifascists and surveilling Black activists, Ben Norton reports.

Koreas Talk Peace, But Does Trump Want War?

February 13, 2018

The thaw between North and South Korea at the Olympic Games culminated in an invitation to Moon Jae-in to visit Pyongyang. But the Trump administration’s militarism in the region could stand in the way, says professor Christine Hong

Merkel’s Grand Coalition Could Strengthen Germany’s Far Right

February 13, 2018

Germany’s Social Democratic Party and the Christian Democratic Union reached an agreement to renew their coalition-but the agreement comes at a steep cost for both parties, as the far-right AfD party continues to grow in popularity

Wilkerson: From Trump Parade to Budget, There’s ‘Too Much Military’

February 12, 2018

As President Trump requests a military parade, Congress has approved a new budget that increases military spending to record levels. Lawrence Wilkerson, former chief of staff to Colin Powell, says that from Trump’s cabinet on down, there is “too much military.”

‘Normalizing’ Britain’s Interest Rates by Raising Them May Slow Economy

February 12, 2018

The Bank of England announced plans to raise interest rates to combat inflation, but the actual effect will be to slow its economy and raise unemployment in light of a phantom threat, explains economist Mark Weisbrot

Corporate Looting: Sub-Saharan Africa Loses $100B A Year

February 12, 2018

A recently released World Bank report shows that the wealth of sub-Saharan Africa has been steadily declining over the past several decades, as transnational corporations extract mineral wealth without adequately compensating the region, says economist Patrick Bond

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 12, 2018
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

Federal Government Abdicates Responsibility for Investigating Massive Equifax Data Theft

February 12, 2018

The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau had initiated an investigation into the data of theft of data of 143 million US citizens, but now the CFPB abandoned the investigation under Trump’s budget director Mulvaney. Bill Black explains the consequences