General News

Voters wait in long lines, at times in the rain, at New Beginnings Full Gospel Church on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. The lines were taking more than three and a half hours. This polling location opened at 7 a.m. with only one machine of the four available working and had two of the four working at 4:30 p.m. and were not providing provisional ballots.

Georgia’s Elections Were A Voter Suppression Horror Show

June 12, 2020

Georgia’s primary election could be a warning for what’s to come when Americans head to the polls in November.

Stir Crazy!

June 11, 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.
protesters in Baltimore City

‘We Can’t Wait’ Defund The Police Has Its Moment

June 11, 2020

While activists have secured wins in cities like Minneapolis, Los Angeles and New York, they face one of their greatest challenges in Baltimore.

Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 1 | Power

June 10, 2020

In the premiere episode we explore the different areas of power, and how we interact with them as citizens.

LA County Closing Three Juvenile Prisons, Perhaps Setting a Precedent

LA County Closing Three Juvenile Prisons, Perhaps Setting a Precedent

June 10, 2020

Kim McGill talks about the impact of closing three youth prisons in California, the history of mass incarceration in LA County, and the vision for what will happen next.

The Real News Launches New Show: Why You Should Give A F*ck

The Real News Launches New Show: Why You Should Give A F*ck

June 9, 2020

Each episode will tackle big concepts, and break down how these things color our everyday lives.

Trump Creates Chaos By Using The Military To Respond To Racial And Economic Injustice

Trump Creates Chaos By Using The Military To Respond To Racial And Economic Injustice

June 9, 2020

Nation contributor Sasha Abramsky thinks the wheels might be coming off, and discusses his articles “Where Does America Go From Here” and “Trump is Framing US Residents as Enemies to be Met by Force.”

Pandemic 2.0

Pandemic 2.0: Amazon Deforestation Could Unleash A Wave Of Pandemics Sooner Than We Think

June 9, 2020

Brazil’s government simultaneously risks triggering the next pandemic, endangers its indigenous people, and accelerates the climate crisis by scaling up deforestation of the Amazon.