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‘This is insane’: Search warrant indicates FBI investigating Trump for Espionage Act violation

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 12, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons license. This is a developing story….

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Democrats’ climate bill still ‘pours gasoline on the flames’

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 10, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. While many environmental…

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US sanctions are blocking life-saving relief to Cuba

This story originally appeared in Peoples Dispatch on Aug. 8, 2022. It is shared here under a Creative Commons license. On Aug. 5, a major…

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Automation and the trade deficit are decimating US ports

Growing up in San Pedro Bay near Los Angeles, California, Sal DiCostanzo, an executive board member of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) Local…

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‘Progressive’ Louisville coffee chain fires only Black manager in ongoing union battle

Heine Brothers’ Coffee—a local chain in the Louisville, Kentucky, area with a reputation for being a progressive, socially conscious business—continues to fight its workers’ efforts…

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Posted in #Israel #Opinion #TheRealNews Article Palestine Politics and Movements: International

Without consequences, Israel will continue to murder Palestinians

This story originally appeared in The Electronic Intifada on Aug. 7, 2022. It is shared here with permission. Amal is now two wars old. No…

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‘We’re Doing This Purely Out Of Love’

Last month, inside the NoMüNoMü arts space in Baltimore City, local harm reductionists provided tours of a mock overdose prevention site. For harm reduction advocates…

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Fired up rail workers rally in Galesburg, Illinois, as potential national strike looms

Last month, for The Real News, I reported on the egregious working conditions that rail workers on Class I freight railroads are facing, including punitive…

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Weeks after Biden fist-bumps Saudi prince, US OKs $5 billion in Gulf arms deals

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 2, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. Peace campaigners on…

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‘Enormous victory’: Kansas voters resoundingly defeat anti-abortion amendment

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 3, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. Kansans voted by…

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UN Chief says humanity ‘one miscalculation away from nuclear annihilation’

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 1, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. The head of…

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Nancy Pelosi Taiwan visit could get us all killed

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on Aug. 1, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. The arrogance of…

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Biden should remove Cuba from the infamous state sponsors of terrorism list

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on July 27, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. As the Cuban…

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Posted in #Economy #TheRealNews Article Economy and Inequality labor Politics and Movements: US Racial Justice

Chicago mandated contracts for domestic workers—and the results have been life changing

As of Jan. 1, 2022, a new ordinance took effect in Chicago aimed at bringing much-needed accountability to an industry that has been, by and…

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Amid eviction crisis, organizers win right to legal representation for tenants

This story originally appeared in Truthout on July 24, 2022. It is shared here with permission. The multiple ongoing crises around housing across the United…

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To end ‘hell on earth’ the US must free Afghanistan’s $7bn reserves

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on July 19, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. “Hell on earth.” That’s…

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How Big Oil hijacked Alberta politics

This story originally appeared in Jacobin on July 24, 2022. It is shared here with permission. When Jason Kenney announced, on May 19, that he…

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Ghana’s unions and left reject bailout talks with the IMF as economic crisis spirals 

This story originally appeared in Peoples Dispatch on July 20, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. The government of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Prisons and Policing

Police departments are spending millions on ‘copaganda’

This story originally appeared in Jacobin on July 20, 2022. It is shared here with permission. In May of this year, I testified at a…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Politics and Movements: International Politics and Movements: US

The Life and Crimes of John Bolton

This story originally appeared in Peoples Dispatch on July 15, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. On July 12,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Politics and Movements: US

Sanders rips Manchin: He ‘represents the very wealthiest people in the country’

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on July 18, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons license. Sen. Bernie Sanders…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Economy and Inequality Just Media Prisons and Policing

Houston’s fight to decriminalize mental illness and homelessness

While Harris County is spending millions of dollars on mental health services and service-providing agencies to reduce the number of mentally ill people entering its…

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