Real News Daily Reports

Corporate Media Hires CIA, Pentagon Officials as Talking Heads – Who Push for More War

February 8, 2018

CNN, MSNBC, and more corporate news networks hire former top U.S. government officials as analysts, who call for a more belligerent foreign policy, Ben Norton reports.

Trump Budget: Reaganomics + Military Keynesianism = Deficit Boom

February 8, 2018

What is really needed is massive spending on an egalitarian green economy, says economist Robert Pollin of PERI

Assange’s Arrest Warrant Continues to Expose Him to Danger of Extradition to US

February 7, 2018

Julian Assange’s lawyers tried to have his arrest warrant dismissed because Sweden dropped its extradition request last May. However, a UK judge reaffirmed the warrant, which exposes him to the possibility of a secret US extradition request

350.org’s Climate State of the Union

February 7, 2018

In response to Trump’s State of the Union, advocates push for a a fossil fuel free future that is “owned by the people, and for the people”

Seneca Nation Fights Fracking Wastewater Disposal Plan

February 7, 2018

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is reviewing a proposal to dump 42,000 gallons a day of treated fracking wastewater upstream from Seneca Nation territory

Ram Truck’s Super Bowl Ad Drives Over MLK’s Legacy

February 6, 2018

Dr. Gerald Horne discusses a controversial Super Bowl ad which used King’s famous “Drum Major” speech to sell Dodge Ram pickup trucks, which seemed exceedingly tone-deaf given King’s fierce opposition to capitalism and consumerism

Iran

February 6, 2018
Fifteen years after he helped write the Colin Powell speech that made the false case for war on Iraq, Col. Lawrence Wilkerson says Trump is following a similar path on Iran — with the main difference being that the outcome now could “be significantly worse”

Far From Hurting Putin, US ‘Oligarch’ List Could Help

February 6, 2018

The Trump administration has admitted a new report about Russian oligarchs is based on a Forbes list. Stephen F. Cohen, professor emeritus at New York University and Princeton University, says the report could ultimately help Putin force wealthy Russians to bring their overseas money back home. Cohen also discusses Russia’s upcoming election

Chicago’s Democratic Mayor Pushes Trump’s Education Agenda

February 6, 2018

Students face displacement as Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel falls in line with President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’ push for privatization

Has Trump Launched a New Nuclear Arms Race?

February 5, 2018

With its just-released nuclear strategy, the Trump administration is threatening another nuclear arms race and bringing the world closer to catastrophe, says Col. Lawrence Wilkerson