Posted in #Asia #Poverty #TheRealNews 2020 development economic growth human rights Malaysia stateless people

Malaysia Still Pushes False Claim That It Has Eradicated Poverty

Malaysia must acknowledge that the country’s rapid economic growth has not benefited all of its residents, says Philip Alston, former UN Special Rapporteur on extreme…

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Posted in #Elections #TheRealNews 2020 ballot access COVID-19 democracy pandemic voting

Third Parties Sue For Ballot Access During COVID-19 Pandemic

Third parties are fighting for survival during the coronavirus pandemic. The post Third Parties Sue For Ballot Access During COVID-19 Pandemic appeared first on The…

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Posted in #Democrats #MeToo #TheRealNews 2020 bernie sanders covid19 Donald Trump election Hillary Clinton Joe Biden Ryan Grim Tara Reade

Ryan Grim: Dems Will Back Biden As Long As They Think He’ll Beat Trump

The Intercept’s Ryan Grim discusses the latest developments in Tara Reade’s assault allegations against Joe Biden, and Hillary Clinton’s endorsement. The post Ryan Grim: Dems…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews #Trump 2020 bernie sanders COVID-19 Jaisal Noor Joe Biden Mandela Barnes pandemic progressives social distancing Wisconsin

Sanders Ends Campaign After ‘Shit Show’ Wisconsin Primary

Wisconsin Lt. Gov. Mandela Barnes says Tuesday’s vote risked lives and amounted to voter suppression, and that Democrats must embrace a progressive vision to beat…

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Posted in #Crime #TheRealNews 2020 book Branko Marcetic busing civil rights Criminal justice Democratic Party election environmental policy Joe Biden mass incarceration yesterday's man

Yesterday’s Man: Biden’s Sorry Record On Civil Rights

Branko Marcetic’s book “Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden” discusses Joe Biden’s civil rights and environmental record. The post Yesterday’s Man: Biden’s Sorry Record…

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Posted in #Debate #TheRealNews 2020 bernie sanders Democratic Party Donald Trump Jaisal Noor Joe Biden marc steiner michigan paul heideman sunday swing state voter suppression

Biden Continues to Win Even Though Voters Support Bernie’s Ideas

TRNN’s Jaisal Noor and Jacobin’s Paul Heideman discuss the implications of Biden’s victory on Super Tuesday II, and why Sunday’s debate could be Bernie’s last…

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Posted in #TheRealNews 2020 black vote black voters Democratic primaries general election homophobia iowa Pete Buttegieg Poor People's campaign Rev. William Barber South Bend

Buttigieg Pursues Black Voters at Rev. Barber’s Church

Pete Buttigieg spoke at Rev. William Barber’s church in North Carolina, discussing racial and inequality issues that are highlighted in the Poor People’s Campaign platform….

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Posted in #Florida #Republicans #SCOTUS #TheRealNews 2020 Brian Kemp discrimination Donald Trump Georgia GOP Greg Palast Jacqueline Luqman Rick Scott Stacey Abrams voter disenfranchisement Voter Purges voter suppression voters Voting Right Act VRA

Corporate Interests Use Voter Purges To Disenfranchise Citizens

The SCOTUS decision in Shelby County v Holder ruled that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is unconstitutional. Greg Palast talks about…

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Posted in #Healthcare #TheRealNews 2020 ACA Big Pharma Jacqueline Luqman medicare prescription drugs Wendell Potter

Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court…

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Posted in #Democrats #Iran #Jobs #TheRealNews 2020 barack obama bernie sanders Campaign Donald Trump election Elizabeth Warren fascism Joe Biden Kamala Harris Pete Buttigieg populism Steve Bannon voter turnout voters white voters

Will Trump’s Instincts Win Him a Second Term?

This week Trump officially announced his bid for re-election, and gave his assessment of the Democratic candidates. Are his instincts right, or is he just…

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Posted in #Abortion #Republicans #TheRealNews 2020 Alabama conservatives feminism feminist majority Kay Ivey Ms. Magazine Nikki Haley President Trump presidential election pro choice pro-life reproductive rights

The Fight to Restrict Abortion Could Cost Republicans The 2020 Election

As conservatives restrict abortion access state by state, women have begun to win political offices and even challenge President Trump for the highest office in…

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Posted in #Democrats #TheRealNews 2020 bernie sanders Donald Trump Impeachment Jacqueline Luqman jeff cohen Kamau Franklin Mueller Mueller report obstruction of justice Russiagate senate

Democrats Face Decision On Impeachment

To impeach or not to impeach? Do Democrats win in 2020 with impeachment, or does Trump? Jeff Cohen and Kamau Franklin discuss the topic with…

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Posted in #Democrats #Economy #TheRealNews 2020 barack obama Crime Bill Donald Trump Jacqueline Luqman jeff cohen Joe Biden Kamau Franklin labor NAFTA TPP trade unions unions workers

Biden’s Real Union & Labor Track Record

Biden has presented himself as a friend of unions. But does he have a record of showing up for workers? Kamau Franklin and Jeff Cohen…

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Posted in #Democrats #Education #TheRealNews 2020 bernie sanders black women civil rights movement Crime Bill Elizabeth Warren Joe Biden mass incarceration progressives segregation student loan debt

Pandering, Policy, and the Black Vote

What do top Democratic candidates Sanders, Warren, and Biden offer black voters in 2020? The post Pandering, Policy, and the Black Vote appeared first on…

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Posted in #TheRealNews 2020 bernie bernie sanders brooklyn election rally sanders

What Bernie Should Do – Voices From Sanders Brooklyn Rally

Bernie Sanders held his first official 2020 campaign rally in Brooklyn, NY on Saturday, in front of an enthusiastic crowd. Supporters spoke to TRNN about…

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