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Admissions Scandal Exposes the Fraud of Meritocracy

Admissions Scandal Exposes the Fraud of Meritocracy

March 19, 2019

Bribery and corruption is the real problem in college admissions, not affirmative action, says historian Gerald Horne–With host Paul Jay

Brazilian Left's Free Lula Campaign Highlights Miscarriage of Justice

Brazilian Left’s Free Lula Campaign Highlights Miscarriage of Justice

March 19, 2019

Left forces met in Sao Paulo to relaunch the Free Lula campaign. Members of grassroots movements and political parties were there, saying that Workers Party leader Lula da Silva was unjustly imprisoned

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Historic Yemen Vote: Despite Possible Veto, 'Great Leverage for Peace Talks'

Historic Yemen Vote: Despite Possible Veto, ‘Great Leverage for Peace Talks’

March 15, 2019

The Senate’s vote, invoking the War Powers Act and withdrawing U.S. support for the war in Yemen, could still be vetoed by Trump, but it can provide a way forward for ending this horrific war, say Shireen Al-Adeimi and Hassan El-Tayyab

A Foreign Policy Platform for the Congressional Progressive Caucus

A Foreign Policy Platform for the Congressional Progressive Caucus

March 15, 2019

What would a progressive foreign policy platform look like? Democrats, unlike Republicans, have no coherent perspective on foreign policy. Summary of an event convoked by Rep. Ro Khanna to “Chart a Progressive Foreign Policy for the Trump Era and Beyond”

How Did the British Elites Lose Control of Brexit? - Lapavitsas and Jay

Class Struggle Over Brexit

March 14, 2019
The Brexit process is in chaos after a series of votes concludes with the government asking the EU for a three-month extension; Jeremy Corbyn calls for an election to let people decide on their future — Paul Jay and Costas Lapavitsas
Guaidó Claims He Can Authorize Foreign Military Intervention in Venezuela

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

March 14, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Trump's Militarized Budget Slashes Medicare, Medicaid, and Clean Energy

Trump’s Militarized Budget Slashes Medicare, Medicaid, and Clean Energy

March 14, 2019

Preparing for war with largest peacetime military budget paid for with devastating cuts to the poor, ending environmental regulation, destroying retirement and healthcare. Do divided Democrats have an answer? Lindsay Koshgarian of IPS analyzes the proposal

'No Deal' Brexit Off the Table; British Growing Weary of Brexit Fiasco

Parliament Votes Down No-Deal Brexit; British Growing Weary of Brexit Fiasco

March 13, 2019

Residents of Bradford, England say they are growing increasingly frustrated with the uncertainty that remains over Britain’s exit from the EU.

'This Is Historic': US Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis

‘This Is Historic’: US Senate Passes War Powers Resolution to End Complicity in World’s Worst Humanitarian Crisis

March 13, 2019

“Millions of grassroots activists, who helped make this vote a reality, want their lawmakers to end this unconscionable war.

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies

Baltimore Incinerator Could Lose Green Subsidies (UPDATED)

March 13, 2019

Maryland lawmakers are considering legislation that would strip Baltimore’s incinerator of millions of dollars in renewable energy subsidies

German Jewish Peace Group Wins Peace Prize; Then Attacked as being Anti-Semitic

German Jewish Peace Group Wins Peace Prize; Then Attacked as Being Anti-Semitic

March 13, 2019

Shir Hever talks about the Göttingen Peace Prize and how it transformed the debate around Palestinian rights in Germany, despite efforts by right-wing politicians to prevent the prize from being given to Jewish Voice for a Just Peace in the Middle East