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Alex Vitale: Defunding The Police Is The Future

Alex Vitale: Defunding The Police Is The Future

July 8, 2020

Police and police unions have proven incapable of ensuring public safety, argues Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing.

#WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Wants Racial Justice In The Medical Field

#WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Wants Racial Justice In The Medical Field

July 7, 2020

The healthcare industry has a long and well-documented history of racist treatment of Black and Indigenous people. Now, doctors join the movement for Black lives.

Stir Crazy!

July 7, 2020
Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join your favorite Real News correspondents as we discuss some of the news stories that have us terrified today.
The US Should Stop Lying About Its History

The US Should Stop Lying About Its History

July 7, 2020

Not only should statues celebrating Columbus be removed, but textbooks should reflect his murderous legacy, argues Maryland Delegate Gabriel Acevero.

Majority Black Prison Populations In Maryland See Disproportionate COVID-19 Spikes

Majority Black Prison Populations In Maryland See Disproportionate COVID-19 Spikes

July 6, 2020

Racial disparities in Maryland prisons are affecting COVID-19’s spread, with majority white populations receiving protective equipment even as Jessup institutions with majority Black populations struggle to get supplies.

Criminal Charges Announced Against Baltimore Police Officers In Freddie Gray's Death

Whose Freedom Do We Celebrate On The Fourth Of July?

July 3, 2020

What, to the descendants of those left out of the Declaration of Independence, is the Fourth of July?

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What Happens When Wildfires And COVID-19 Collide?

July 3, 2020

COVID-19 may make the impacts of the west’s wildfire season more deadly, hitting aging and vulnerable communities the hardest.

Stir Crazy! Episode #62: Fourth of July is Cancelled

July 2, 2020

On today’s show: Journalist Justine Barron, TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, and political commentator Marcus Ferrell. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have comments/questions/suggestions email us at [email protected]

Why You Should Give A F*ck | Ep. 4 | Voter Rights

Why You Should Give A F*ck | Ep. 4 | Voter Rights

July 2, 2020

We discuss your rights as a voter, and how in many places those rights are under attack from people in power.

Anti-Racism Protesters Face Ongoing Police Violence

Anti-Racism Protesters Face Ongoing Police Violence

July 2, 2020

Even as media coverage subsides, protesters across the country continue to demand an end to police brutality.