Real News Daily Reports

DNC Rejects Call for a Climate Debate

DNC Rejects Call for a Climate Debate

August 22, 2019

Democratic National Committee (DNC) officials reversed the previous ban on candidates participating in non-sanctioned climate forums, but Carmen Bouquin of the Sunrise Movement says that’s not enough

Italy's Right-Wing Government Collapses - Will the Next One Be Better?

Italy’s Right-Wing Government Collapses – Will the Next One Be Better?

August 22, 2019

Matteo Salvini of the right-wing League party tried to maneuver for new elections, but failed. Now coalition talks are happening to see if the anti-corruption 5-Star Movement and the center-left Democratic Party can form a government. Luciana Castellini assess the situation

Trump Tweets About Disloyal Jews, Then Tweets He’s “King of Israel”

Trump Tweets About Disloyal Jews, Then Tweets He’s “King of Israel”

August 22, 2019

Haggai Matar, editor of #972 Magazine discusses Netanyahu’s Trump-inspired Omar and Tlaib ban, Trump’s bizarre retweets, and its effect on Jews and the U.S. election

The Amazon is Burning at a Record Rate

The Amazon is Burning at a Record Rate

August 22, 2019

The fires are the product of Bolsonaro’s policies that prioritize agribusiness over people—especially indigenous people, says Amazon Watch’s Christian Poirier

The 1619 Project: A Nation Born in Contradiction, a Democracy Defined by Black Struggle

The 1619 Project: A Nation Born in Contradiction, a Democracy Defined by Black Struggle

August 21, 2019

Nikole Hannah-Jones, who spearheaded the New York Times’ 1619 Project joins The Real News Network to look at the lies that founded the U.S. and how Black America has given life to American ideals

Workers in Heat Waves Face Dangerous Exposure in the US Southwest

Workers in Heat Waves Face Dangerous Exposure in the US Southwest

August 21, 2019

An extreme heat wave is covering up to 13 U.S. states. Along with the homeless population, this particularly affects workers who work outdoors, leading to numerous heat exposure deaths this year alone

Rep Ayanna Pressley on Israel's Ban: “Bigoted, Short-Sighted and Cruel”

Rep Ayanna Pressley on Israel’s Ban: “Bigoted, Short-Sighted and Cruel”

August 21, 2019

These are the words tweeted by Rep. Ayanna Pressley in response to the Israeli decision to ban the entry of Rep. Ilhan Omar and Rep. Rashida Tlaib. The story has a striking resemblance to South Africa and Rhodesia blocking the entry of African American Democratic Representative Charles C. Diggs Junior in January 1972

DHS Was Tracking White Supremacist Terrorists, but Nobody Wanted to Listen

DHS Was Tracking White Supremacist Terrorists, but Nobody Wanted to Listen

August 20, 2019

No one listened when the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI sounded the alarm about the rise of white supremacist and far-right domestic terrorism, says former DHS intelligence analyst Daryl Johnson and Greg Huffman of Facing South

How Trump and Netanyahu Undermine Freedom of Speech

How Trump and Netanyahu Undermine Freedom of Speech

August 20, 2019

Dima Khalidi discusses Trump’s support for banning entry to Occupied West Bank on the basis of political opinion, such as Ilhan Omar’s and Rashida Tlaib’s support for the boycott movement against Israel. In the process, Trump also implicitly supports Israeli sovereignty over the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at the Pathology of the For-Profit Criminal Justice System

Bernie Sanders Takes Aim at the Pathology of the For-Profit Criminal Justice System

August 20, 2019

An analysis of Sen Sanders’ new criminal justice reform plan and a brief history of neoliberal democrats ‘playing’ at progressive politics while enacting regressive policies