Richard Nixon

Russiagate is Not Watergate

April 5, 2019

By Andrew Levine / Counterpunch. Richard Nixon was a complicated man. He was arguably our last liberal president.  He transformed the political scene in countless ways; some good, some far from it. Together with Henry Kissinger, he was a geopolitical strategist of distinction who served the empire and the military industrial complex well. Like Kissinger, he…

What is at Stake in Venezuela: National Sovereignty

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

February 22, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network

RussiaGate Overshadows How Foreign Powers Buy Influence

June 27, 2017

While U.S. media focuses on alleged Russian election meddling, reporter and author Jonathan Marshall says influence-peddling from other foreign governments has been ignored

War on Drugs

May 4, 2017
Nearly 5 decades after Richard Nixon launched the War on Drugs, The Real Baltimore examines it’s impact with retired police Major Neill Franklin, educator and activist Diamonte Brown, Public Defender Todd Oppenheim and Councilman Kris Burnett

Privatizing America

December 17, 2013
Journalist and author David Cay Johnston says that private federal contractors need better oversight and should be banned from contributing to election campaigns

Reality Asserts Itself - Chris Hedges

July 19, 2013
Pt 4 of 7. On Reality Asserts Itself, Paul Jay asks Chris Hedges if the American Left bears responsibility for the weakness of the mass movement; Hedges says the gravest mistake of the left is not articulating a viable vision of socialism

Drug Wars

April 28, 2013
Neill Franklin: While 45 percent of Americans oppose legal marijuana, 70 percent think enforcing federal drug laws is a waste of money