Real News Daily Reports

Lula da Silva's Attorney: Intercept Revelations Confirm Political and Unfair Trial

Lula da Silva’s Attorney: Intercept Revelations Confirm Political and Unfair Trial

July 15, 2019

Brazil’s former president Lula da Silva was “a victim of a politically motivated trial,” says Valeska Teixeira Zanin Martins, Lula’s co-defense counsel. The Intercept’s explosive revelations about the collaboration between judge Moro and prosecutors prove this      

Flight Attendant Union President on Green New Deal & Airline Food Worker Strike

Flight Attendant Union President on Green New Deal & Airline Food Worker Strike

July 15, 2019

Sara Nelson, International President of the Flight Attendants Association, talks to Dharna Noor at Netroots Nation 2019

Would Jay Inslee Take on the Military to Fight Climate Change?

Would Jay Inslee Take on the Military to Fight Climate Change?

July 15, 2019

At Netroots Nation 2019, we asked Democratic presidential candidate Jay Inslee, focused on climate change, if he’d take on the largest institutional emitter of fossil fuels: the Pentagon

How Quickly Would Julian Castro Transition the US to 100% Renewables?

How Quickly Would Julian Castro Transition the US to 100% Renewables?

July 15, 2019

At Netroots Nation 2019, we ask Democratic Presidential candidate Julian Castro about his plan to transition off of fossil fuels and take on the oil and gas industry

War by Other Means: Understanding and Challenging U.S. Sanctions Policies

July 15, 2019
Sanctions are often presented as a diplomatic and peaceful alternative to direct military engagement, sanctions ironically can have just as devastating outcomes. Addressing the situations of Cuba, Iran, Russia, and Venezuela, this 2019 Left Forum panel addresses the origins, implementation, and impact of US-imposed sanctions.
Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

July 14, 2019

One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court loss, and other blows to Trump’s grand healthcare plan. Wendell Potter discusses the implications

UN Report on Venezuela Fails to Reflect the Causes and Severity of the Economic Crisis - Why? (2/2)

De Zayas: UN Human Rights Council’s Report on Venezuela is 'Unbalanced'

July 14, 2019
Alfred de Zayas says the UN Human Rights Council’s report on Venezuela left out essential aspects in its otherwise damning report on Venezuela because the council has increasingly fallen under the sway of the demands of the US government
No War, No Warming with Rev. Lennox Yearwood

No War, No Warming with Rev. Lennox Yearwood

July 14, 2019

The president of Hip Hop Caucus speaks with Dharna Noor at Netroots Nation 2019 on fighting for climate justice and a Green New Deal—and fighting against militarization