World Politics

Israeli Private Intelligence Company Black Cube Out of Control

Israeli Private Intelligence Company Black Cube Out of Control

June 11, 2019

Shir Hever discusses the dangers of privatizing security and intelligence, as a private company called Black Cube that claims to use Israeli Mossad procedures hires out its services to the highest bidder and goes after international as well as Israeli activists, business people, and politicians

Two Brothers on Opposing Sides in Venezuela's Political Conflict

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

June 11, 2019
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
New Evidence Suggests 2018 Syria Chemical Attack in Douma Was Staged

New Evidence Suggests 2018 Chemical Attack in Douma, Syria Was Staged

June 10, 2019

Leaked documents from the Organization for the Prevention of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) that were analyzed by MIT Prof. Theodore Postol about the 2018 chemical attack in Douma, Syria, contradict the official UN report

Puerto Rico to Receive New Disaster Relief, but Colonial Status Prevents  Economic Recovery

Puerto Rico to Receive New Disaster Relief, but Colonial Status Prevents  Economic Recovery

June 7, 2019

Congress passed a new disaster relief bill, to provide Puerto Rico an additional $1.4 billion. But colonial status, a financial oversight board with conflict of interest, and unfavorable laws ensure that the Island remains mired in poverty

Opposition Demands Immediate Return to Civilian Rule After Sudan Massacre

After Sudan Massacre, Opposition Demands Immediate Return to Civilian Rule

June 7, 2019

Sudan was suspended from the African Union following a military attack on  peaceful demonstrators that killed over 100. But Saudi Arabia and UAE continue to support Sudan’s military regime. We discuss the situation with Prof. Khalid Ahmed

Saudi King Calls on 'Despots' to Mecca for Emergency Meeting on Iran

Saudi King Calls on ‘Despots’ to Mecca for Emergency Meeting on Iran

June 7, 2019

Prof. As’ad AbuKhalil says Saudis attempts to create a united front against Iran has dismally failed. Summits categorically reject the `deal of the century’ by Jared Kushner

China-Russia Partnership Threatens US Global Hegemony

China-Russia Partnership Threatens US Global Hegemony

June 7, 2019

The U.S. expected China to integrate into global capitalism as a subordinate power, but recent deals with Russia show China is moving towards equality in economic and military power

Trump Targets Cuba's Tourism and Small Businesses

Trump Targets Cuba’s Tourism and Small Businesses

June 6, 2019

Trump administration sanctions that impose new travel restrictions on Cuba are aimed at Cuba’s economy and will have no effect on Cuba’s support for Venezuela, says Netfa Freeman of IPS

D-Day: How the US Supported Hitler's Rise to Power

Peter Kuznick: D-Day

June 6, 2019
Historian Peter Kuznick joins Paul Jay to discuss the role of Ford, GM, and other industrialists in rearming Germany and supporting Hitler’s rise to power