General News

25 People and 1 Billion Animals Are Dead from Australia’s Bushfires

January 7, 2020

Australia’s climate-denying prime minister has already called in emergency responders to battle the wildfire crisis. But fire season hasn’t peaked yet, and scientists are warning that the country’s own policies are part of the feedback loop driving their unprecedented crisis.

Iranian Americans Harassed and Detained at US Border

January 7, 2020

Dozens of people, including American citizens, faced hours of questioning at the Washington entry point. Jamal Abdi of the National Iranian American Council says the reports could indicate a directive for heightened screening of people born in Iran.

Australia, Your Country Is Burning – Dangerous Climate Change Is Here With You Now

January 7, 2020

I am a climate scientist on holiday in the Blue Mountains, watching climate change in action.

How Soleimani’s Assassination Violates International Law and Puts Peace Further Out of Reach

January 6, 2020

Phyllis Bennis says Congress must stop Trump from taking the U.S. to war without any justification or provocation.

Soleimani’s Assassination Brings US Closer to War with Iran

January 6, 2020

Trump threatens Iran with more war crimes as Democrats move to invoke the War Powers Act.

Iraqi Protesters Storm the American Embassy in Baghdad — But There’s More to the Story

January 3, 2020

Tens of thousands of people in Iraq are demonstrating against the government there, the United States, and Iran. York University’s Thabit Abdullah explains that at the heart of the story is Iraq torn asunder by the United States.

The Top Five Most Ridiculous Arrests of 2019

January 3, 2020

The police accountability report takes a critical look at some of the most disturbing acts of policing caught on video in 2019.

The Year in Palestine and Israel: Part Two

January 2, 2020

The Real News Network’s Marc Steiner and Shir Hever discuss corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the far right, and more.

Exclusive Interview: Ex-President Manuel Zelaya – The Crisis in Honduras

January 2, 2020

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, who was ousted in a coup d’état in 2009, talks to Laura Carlsen about the origins and consequences of the crisis in His country.

The Year in Palestine and Israel: Part One

January 1, 2020

The Real News Network’s Marc Steiner and Shir Hever discuss the upcoming election, corruption charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and more.