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Will Maryland Join Other States In Releasing Prisoners Due To COVID-19?

March 25, 2020

Gov. Larry Hogan has earned praise for his response to COVID-19. But Maryland leads the nation in jailing young Black men, and advocates say he’s failing to protect Maryland’s prison population.

Wall Street Before Main Street: COVID-19 Relief Plans Will Hurt Workers

March 24, 2020

What relief will American workers get after the government poured $2.2 trillion into banks and businesses? Economist Dr. Jack Rasmus explains why the bailout for workers needs to be as big as the bailout for banks.

The Real News Network Is Part Of The Community!

March 24, 2020

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The Clock Is Ticking On Keeping Incarcerated Citizens Safe

March 24, 2020

As COVID-19 spreads, experts call for the release of the most vulnerable people in prisons and jails.

COVID-19: Disinformation, Overwhelmed Healthcare System Fuel Crisis

March 24, 2020

Public Citizen’s Lisa Gilbert says the coronavirus bailout prioritizes providing healthcare and job protection over corporate interests.

What’s The Best Way To Boost The Economy In A Pandemic?

March 24, 2020

As Congress debates a $1.8 trillion stimulus package, we ask what would benefit ordinary people most: a cash payment for everyone, targeted assistance for those who lose their jobs, or corporate bailouts?

The Debt Delusion: This Is Not The Time To Worry About Deficits

March 23, 2020

Economist John Weeks says his new book, “The Debt Delusion: Living Within Our Means and Other Fallacies,” applies to the coming economic crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak.

Venezuela’s Communes: Still Here, Still Fighting

March 23, 2020

About 2,000 grassroots communes maintain direct and participatory democracy in the face of the country’s economic crisis. This report was filmed before the COVID-19 pandemic began to affect everyday life in Venezuela.

How The IMF Can Help The Global South Cope With Imminent Economic Crisis

March 23, 2020

The International Monetary Fund has a rarely used mechanism that could alleviate the economic crisis faced by the Global South in the wake of COVID-19.

The Real News in the Time of Covid-19

March 21, 2020

Through this challenging and confusing time, The Real News team stands in solidarity with the citizens of the world.