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If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

If you ran your city in the interest of the majority, what would you do?

January 18, 2019

The Baltimore Bureau’s Ambitious Plan for Real News & Real Change

Greek Court Acquits 21 Environmental Defenders in Eldorado Gold Trial

Greek Court Acquits 21 Environmental Defenders in Eldorado Gold Trial

January 7, 2019

Maria Kadoglou of Mining Watch Greece says Greek prosecutors continue to pursue those who have resisted an open-pit gold mine in northern Greece

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning? (Pt 1/2)

NAFTA at 25: A New Beginning?

January 1, 2019
TRNN speaks with long-time NAFTA activist Lori Wallach of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch
UDHR: Setting Limits On Power Still Pending Since 1948

UDHR: Setting Limits On Power Still Pending Since 1948

December 31, 2018

An attentive review of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights suggests that 70 years on we have not fully averted the kinds of mistakes that the drafters of the UDHR sought to prevent from ever being repeated

Prison Programs That Work

Prison Programs That Work

December 30, 2018

Even though the cost of educating prisoners is less than housing prisoners and reduces recidivism, the federal government cut the Pell grant which helped to fund educational programs in prison. Recidivism is the goal for corporations that continue to fund prison labor. However, volunteers continue to create programs that work, but which need funding to…

Stax Records President Al Bell Honors Aretha Franklin, a Lost Icon in 2018

Stax Records President Al Bell Honors Aretha Franklin, a Lost Icon in 2018

December 28, 2018

As part of our end-of-year round up, iconic record label executive Al Bell, responsible for soul legends like Isaac Hayes and Otis Redding, tells personal stories about meeting Aretha Franklin when she was 16 and her cultural legacy

What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law Of Peace (2/2)

What Can Humanity Learn From The Great Law Of Peace

December 28, 2018
Stuart Myiow, Wolf Clan Representative of the Mohawk Traditional Council, says Western ‘democracies’ wrongly prioritize individual rights over the rights of the collective    
The Man Who Fell From The Sky: Is Revenge Justified Against Racist Murder?

The Man Who Fell From The Sky: Is Revenge Justified Against Racist Murder?

December 26, 2018

A page-turning murder mystery set in a Cape Verdean community during the Vietnam War and the war against The Black Panthers, by writer, scholar, and author Bill Fletcher, Jr.

TRNN Doesn't Have Stances, but the Reporters Do - Q&A with Paul Jay

TRNN Doesn’t Have Stances, but the Reporters Do – Q&A with Paul Jay

December 25, 2018

Paul Jay and Dharna Noor respond to viewer comments that ask the Real News to engage with a wider variety of political opinion and question climate science