Real News Daily Reports

Julian Assange’s Extradition Process Is ‘A Charade’

November 5, 2019

Filmmaker John Pilger attended Julian Assange’s last court hearing and observed not only that Assange is visibly suffering from prison mistreatment, but his defense is not being given a fair chance to make its case against his extradition to the US.

Can Land Value Tax Give Baltimore’s Neighborhoods Back To Their Residents?

November 4, 2019

Joshua Vincent of the Center for the Study of Economics talks about how a land value tax could give Baltimore residents relief from the wealth extraction that absentee landlords perpetrate.

Rex Tillerson Testifies in Climate Denial Case

November 4, 2019

Longtime ExxonMobil CEO and former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson testified in a case pitting the company against the state of New York. ExxonMobil faces civil charges of defrauding investors by funding climate denial, even as its own scientists studied the climate impacts of fossil fuel extraction.

GOP Voter Suppression Campaign Continues in Georgia

November 4, 2019

The GOP barely won the Georgia statehouse despite their campaign of suppressing 1.4 million votes. Jacqueline Luqman talks to Anoa Changa about how a new round of voter registration purges is a continuation of the same campaign.

The Autoworker Strike Is Over. Did GM Just Win?

November 4, 2019

After five weeks on strike, a majority of UAW members voted for a contract that retains the tiered workforce they fought against–but that doesn’t mean the struggle is over.

Impeachment Begins; Trump Panics as Facts Unfold

November 1, 2019

Even though it is becoming clear that Trump violated the Constitution, the partisan divide is only getting deeper.

Iraq’s Prime Minister Agrees to Resign Amidst Largest Protests Since 2003

October 31, 2019

Iraqi security forces have killed hundreds of protesters who want to uproot the corrupt political system tied to Iran and established after the U.S. occupation.

Audits of Alberta Energy Regulator Expose a Broken Agency

October 31, 2019

Regan Boychuk of Reclaim Alberta says the AER routinely ignores the law.

Lebanon’s Prime Minister Resigns, but Protests Continue

October 31, 2019

Human rights campaigner Samah Hadid discusses Hezbollah’s decision to switch from supporting the protests to opposing them, why the prime minister resigned, and why this is not enough to end the protests.

PG&E Blackouts Spur Calls for Public Ownership

October 31, 2019

PG&E cut power to millions throughout California this month as fires blaze across the state. The move has prompted many to call to municipalize the company. Democracy Collaborative researcher Johanna Bozuwa explains.