U.S. Politics

What Can We Learn From the History of Struggle Against White Supremacism?

What Can We Learn From the History of Struggle Against White Supremacy?

August 12, 2019

White supremacy has a very long history in North America. We discuss its origins and the history of struggle against it with Prof. Gerald Horne, to see what we can be learnt for confronting white supremacy today

Anger and Fear Spread Quickly in the Wake of an Anti-Immigrant Week

Anger and Fear Spread Quickly in the Wake of an Anti-Immigrant Week

August 12, 2019

After a week that featured an anti-immigrant massacre and a large-scale ICE raid, which fractured hundreds of families, the latino community is experiencing anger, fear and uncertainty

American Jews Lead Nationwide Protests to #CloseTheCamps

American Jews Lead Nationwide Protests to #CloseTheCamps

August 12, 2019

As 100 are arrested in New York, hundreds rally in Maryland to demand local officials stop cooperating with ICE. Hours after the protest, the Howard County Executive told TRNN he will review their ICE contracts

Laura Flanders Show: A World Beyond Prisons

Laura Flanders Show: A World Beyond Prisons

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August 12, 2019

Prisons, police and punishment through incarceration. Are they with us forever in the land of the free? Sustained campaigns for change are beginning to pay off. At the community level, it turns out that a whole lot of people and places already make peace without cops. Today, we imagine a world without prisons. It may…

Student Debt Reform, or Student Debt Forgiveness? What The Candidates' Plans Mean

Student Debt Reform, or Student Debt Forgiveness? What The Candidates’ Plans Mean

August 11, 2019

Students leaving college with their hard-earned degrees also have a significant and growing amount of debt. Which Democratic candidate’s plan is the most effective at addressing this growing problem?

Israel’s Flagship Lobby Organization Collapses

Israel’s Flagship Lobby Organization Collapses

August 11, 2019

Richard Silverstein discusses the fall of The Israel Project (TIP), the best-funded organization promoting pro-Israeli propaganda in the United States and around the world. Why did TIP collapse and what does this mean for organizing around Palestinian rights?

ICE Raids on Undocumented Immigrants Create Fear and Enable Exploitation

ICE Raids on Undocumented Immigrants Create Fear and Enable Exploitation

August 9, 2019

The recent ICE raids that detained 680 food workers in Mississippi not only strike fear and terror in the hearts of immigrants, but are a calculated move to enable greater exploitation of immigrants because it increases their insecurity and makes organizing more difficult

Exclusive: Baltimore Cop Convicted of Pulling Gun on Pedestrian He Almost Hit

Exclusive: Baltimore Cop Convicted of Pulling Gun on Pedestrian He Almost Hit

August 8, 2019

The Real News has learned a Baltimore police officer was convicted of 1st degree assault for pulling a gun  on pedestrian who he almost hit with his car

Death by Police is Now the 6th Leading Cause of Death Among Young Men

Death by Police is Now the 6th Leading Cause of Death Among Young Men

August 8, 2019

It was once believed that police killings were the 14th leading cause of death among young people. However, a new Rutgers University study by Frank Edwards, which used federal statistics and journalistic investigation found that the death rate is far higher now. We discuss the research with Frank Edwards

4Chan's and 8Chan's Internet-Brewed Racism Informs Trump's Rhetoric 

4Chan’s and 8Chan’s Internet-Brewed Racism Informs Trump’s Rhetoric 

August 7, 2019

The BBC’s Mike Wendling explains the history of a message board subculture and discusses his book, “Alt-Right: From 4Chan to the White House”