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Culture of Sexual Harassment Thrives in Democratic Capital

April 25, 2018

In the first installment of the our three part series women who work in Maryland’s state capitol say that leadership does little to protect staff, to curtail unwanted touching and inappropriate comments

Police Union Keeps Audit Secret Despite Allegations of Massive Overtime Fraud

February 18, 2018

City officials say they can’t release a long-awaited audit of officers’ overtime pay due to a lawsuit filed by the police union that is still pending in federal court

British Government Wants to Criminalize Web Use

October 27, 2017

The British government is set to expand terrorism offenses to include the act of viewing content online. Jim Killock of Open Rights Group says the move amounts to criminalizing thought

Running Government Like a Business is Bad for Citizens

April 7, 2017

Trump and Kushner say that the government should be run like a business, but that would mean eliminating regulations and expenses that benefit the people says Michael Hudson

Obama Order "Ends Corporate Immunity" For Federal Contractors

July 31, 2014
Public Justice executive director Paul Bland says Obama’s new executive order will end the practice of corporate-paid arbitrators settling discrimination suits, and this has the Chamber of Commerce fuming

Jonathan Schell

March 26, 2014
Renowned journalist, activist and board member for The Real News Jonathan Schell dead at 70

In Historic Protest Israel’s Orthodox Break with Settler Right

March 10, 2014

On Wednesday, March 6th the Israeli government’s Shaked Committee approved a law proposal that would extend forced conscription to the Jewish Orthodox. Today in Israel, military service is mandatory for all Jewish citizens, except the ultra Orthodox. The history of this exemption goes back to the founding of the state and has caused increasing tension…

TRNN Debate: Is Humanitarian Intervention in Syria Justified?

March 6, 2014

David Swanson and Danny Postel debate whether the dire humanitarian situation in Syria justifies limited military intervention

Venezuela One Year After Chavez’s Passing

March 5, 2014

Latin American studies professor Miguel Tinker Salas and journalist Ewan Robertson discuss the presidency of Hugo Chavez

Venezuela Anti-Government Protests Lack Support from the Barrios

March 4, 2014

Lisa Sullivan & Ryan Mallett-Outtrim report from Venezuela that the country’s anti government protests are continuing with no end in sight but continue to lack appeal in low income neighborhoods