Civil

Millions March Oakland: A Look Beyond the Violence

December 17, 2014

Several thousand people gathered at Millions March Oakland on December 13 to protest the killings of unarmed black men Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Protesters critique mainstream media’s focus on vandalism and looting instead of Oakland Police Department’s violent history.

Peace In Colombia

November 2, 2013
Gregory Wilpert: As Colombia marks one-year anniversary of peace negotiations, both the FARC and government officials work to end decades-long conflict

"The World According to Monsanto"

October 29, 2013
Timothy Wise: Anti-GMO activists in Mexico score a major, if tentative, victory.

Ratner: US Drone Strikes Are War Crimes, Despite Human Groups Reluctancy to Blast Obama

October 24, 2013

Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch label drone strikes as indiscriminate but don’t go as far as to label them as war crimes

200 Arrested in Historic Action Demanding Immigration Reform and a Halt to Deportations

October 9, 2013

The Real News speaks to Rep. John Lewis, Rev. Barber of North Carolina and others who committed civil disobedience to raise awareness for the need for comprehensive immigration reform About 200 people were arrested during one of the largest acts of civil disobedience to have taken place in the history of the nation's capital. What…

Workers/People's Rights

September 15, 2013
“It is better to die from bullets than from hunger” In the Philippines, activists put their lives on the line to fight the military and corporations

Past is present in Latin America

August 5, 2013
Pope Francis impressed Brazilians with his modest lifestyle and sympathy for the poor, but he did not support the mass struggle for economic justice and instead echoed the right-wing focus on corruption in government

Gun Violence in America

August 5, 2013
One year after six Sikhs killed in attack on Wisconsin temple, advocates say more action is needed to help prevent future tragedies

Yousef Alhelou Reporting From Gaza

July 30, 2013
Palestinian citizen journalists use social media to tell harsh realities of life under Israeli military occupation

Egypt

July 29, 2013
Military carries out second major massacre of Muslim Brotherhood supporters as fears increase of escalating violence and a return of widespread political repression