World Politics

Bolsonaro's Anti-Crime Crack-Down Also Targets Brazil's Social Movements 

Will Brazil’s Social Movements be Hit by Bolsonaro’s Anti-Crime Crackdown?

August 13, 2019

Brazil’s President Bolsonaro’s comment that criminals should “die like cockroaches” is not only reminiscent of Philippine president Duterte, but also seeks to persecute social movements, says Mike Fox

Bolivia's President Evo Morales Seeks An Unprecedented Fourth Term 

Bolivia’s President Evo Morales Seeks An Unprecedented Fourth Term 

August 13, 2019

The race for Bolivia’s presidency has begun and Evo Morales, has a good chance of winning,  if voters forgive him for the term limits controversy. Linda Farthing discusses the situation in Bolivia

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?

The Evolution of Venezuela's Media Landscape: From Openness to Restriction and Propaganda?

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

August 11, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
Will India's Occupation of Kashmir Become Colonization?

Will India’s Occupation of Kashmir Become Colonization?

August 9, 2019

Prof. Junaid Ahmad says India’s revocation of Kashmir’s autonomous status not only increases tensions between India and Pakistan, but is designed to lead into a situation where India encourages colonial settlement in the region and eventual annexation, along the lines of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian land

How Israel's Erasure of Palestinian History Perpetuates Occupation

How Israel’s Erasure of Palestinian History Perpetuates Occupation

August 9, 2019

Prof. Ilan Pappe discusses why Israel’s agency in charge of nuclear security hid documents about the Nakba, the catastrophe in which Palestinians were driven from their land in 1948, explaining that it was an effort to eliminate the Palestinian narrative

New Israeli Military Strategies for Annexation and Undermining Palestinian Identity

New Israeli Military Strategies for Annexation and Undermining Palestinian Identity

August 8, 2019

Shir Hever discusses two new Israeli military strategies, presented by Israeli chief of staff Aviv Kochavi, who calls for a more deadly invasion of Gaza, and former general Yossi Kuperwasser’s plan of “changing the Palestinian narrative” in order to annex Palestinian land

More Sanctions Against Venezuela Means More Suffering

More Sanctions Against Venezuela Means More Suffering

August 7, 2019

The Trump administration’s new sanctions freeze all of Venezuela’s U.S.-based assets and those of anyone who helps Maduro which will only increase poverty, says Venezuelan economist Francisco Rodriguez

Will Germany Become the Military Power it Once Was?

Will Germany Become the Military Power it Once Was?

August 7, 2019

Annette Groth discusses the three demands by the U.S to Germany to increase its military power and presence overseas, and the new right-wing minister of defense Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer. For now Germany is loathe to send troops or ships to Syria or Hormuz, but Kramp-Karrenbauer has already announced her intention to increase military spending to 2%…

NPR Shreds Ethics Handbook to Normalize Regime Change in Venezuela

August 6, 2019

The Reagan administration in 1982 coerced National Public Radio (NPR) to cover more favorably the US terrorist war then being waged against Nicaragua.