Posted in #TheRealNews #Wikileaks chelsea manning Daniel Ellsberg espionage act extradition first amendment Julian Assange Kevin Gosztola marc steiner Shadowfacts

Legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg testifies at Assange extradition hearing

Kevin Gosztola, managing editor of Shadowproof, watched the trial and reports on Ellsberg’s testimony. The post Legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg testifies at Assange extradition hearing…

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Posted in #TheRealNews American Postal Workers Union Courtney Jenkins House Oversight and Reform Committee Lisa Graves Louis DeJoy Mail-in voting marc steiner Postmaster General True North US Post Service

DeJoy strangling the Post Office for Trump

It’s all part of a push to privatize, which threatens the living wages of hundreds of thousands of employees. The post DeJoy strangling the Post…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Jacobin marc steiner Paul Prescod Postal Strike of 1970 US Postal Service vote by mail

A wildcat strike in 1970 solved the last crisis at USPS

Labor activist Paul Prescod gives context to the fight over the future of the post office. The post A wildcat strike in 1970 solved the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews AOC Arab American Institute bernie sanders black lives matter Democratic Party DNC James Zogby Joe Biden Kamala Harris marc steiner progressives Sunrise Movement

The DNC is over. What’s next for progressives?

DNC member Jim Zogby, who helped run Jesse Jackson’s campaign in 1984, joins The Real News Network for historical perspective and analysis of Democrats and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ammonium Nitrate Beirut Dr. James Zogby George Azar Hezbollah lebanese civil war Lebanon macron marc steiner

Lebanon’s future is uncertain after this month’s massive explosion

After protests, citizens are looking to end corruption once and for all. The post Lebanon’s future is uncertain after this month’s massive explosion appeared first…

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Posted in #TheRealNews 2020 Election Berkley black lives matter Brandi Thompson Summers Democratic national convention Democratic Party Joe Biden marc steiner mass incarceration Oakland Sen. Kamala Harris Vice Presidential candidate

Thinking beyond representation: progressives weigh Harris’ past

Oakland native and Berkley professor Brandi Thompson Summers tackles the contradictions wrapped up in Harris’ nomination. The post Thinking beyond representation: progressives weigh Harris’ past…

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Posted in #TheRealNews baltimore police baynard woods brandon soderberg Freddie Gray Gun Trace Task Force marc steiner police abolition Police Corruption Police Defunding

A Story That Shows The Depth Of Police Corruption And Brutality

Authors Baynard Woods and Brandon Soderberg wrote “I Got A Monster: The Rise and Fall Of America’s Most Corrupt Police Squad,” a Baltimore story that…

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Posted in #Canada #Ireland #TheRealNews Arms Trade Justin Trudeau marc steiner Saudi Arabia security council Turkey UN Yves Engler

International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining Security Council

Despite Canada’s liberal reputation, its international affairs are built around support for empire and corporate interest. The post International Pressure Kept Canada From Joining Security…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Ahmad Arbery Breona Taylor George Floyd marc steiner martial law Militarization of the Police Minneapolis protests Sasha Abramsky The Nation Truthout

Trump Creates Chaos By Using The Military To Respond To Racial And Economic Injustice

Nation contributor Sasha Abramsky thinks the wheels might be coming off, and discusses his articles “Where Does America Go From Here” and “Trump is Framing…

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Posted in #EPA #TheRealNews american petroleum institute andrew wheeler Caroline Henderson Environmental Protection Industry environmental regulation fossil fuels greenpeace marc steiner

Trump Is Using COVID-19 As An Excuse To Let Polluters Destroy The Earth

Trump’s former coal lobbyist EPA administrator is letting oil, gas, and coal take advantage of the global pandemic. The post Trump Is Using COVID-19 As…

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Posted in #Israel #TheRealNews Ayman Odeh benjamin netanyahu Benny Gantz Blue and White Party Emergency Coalition Joint List Likud Party marc steiner shir hever Unity Government Yuval Carmi

Israelis Cheer Palestinian Party Leader Ayman Odeh At Rally Against Netanyahu Coalition Government

After three election cycles, Netanyahu and Gantz’s coalition formed the largest government in Israeli history, even as Netanyahu faces a corruption trial. The post Israelis…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews bailout bill black COVID-19 debt inspector general layoffs marc steiner rent freeze stimulus unemployment workers

The Second COVID-19 Bailout Still Won’t Be Enough

Trump demands that states take the lead on COVID-19 response but won’t give federal support for local governments or workers, and is still fighting oversight…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Angela Lang BLOC-Black Leaders Organizing for Community David Ahrens madison marc steiner Milwaukee Wisconsin Wisconsin Primary

The Primary Vote In Wisconsin May Be A Bellwether For The Presidential Race

Wisconsin is a deeply divided state. A former Madison councilman and the founder of Milwaukee’s most important Black political organization join us to examine how…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews Article II Section 3 US Constitution Bill Fletcher COVID-19 Donald Trump marc steiner

We Can Defeat the Narcissist In Chief

Writer and activist Bill Fletcher tells TRNN’s Marc Steiner that citizens should organize and not despair. The post We Can Defeat the Narcissist In Chief…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews Alex Aar Alex Lawson Big Pharma COVID-19 Gilead Joe Grogan Johnson and Johnson marc steiner Social Security Works

Taxpayers Funded COVID-19 Research, And Big Pharma Profited

It’s definitely just a coincidence that one of Trump’s coronavirus task force members is a former lobbyist for Gilead Sciences, the company that won orphan…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews authoritarianism book climate change climate crisis Climate Disaster COVID-19 Donald Trump extinction internationalism marc steiner neoliberalism Noam Chomsky Nuclear Holocaust nuclear proliferation pandemic

Noam Chomsky On COVID-19 And His New Book: Internationalism Or Extinction

Noam Chomsky analyzes the coronavirus pandemic in the context of neoliberal capitalism’s failures, climate change, potential nuclear disaster, and Donald Trump’s authoritarianism. The post Noam…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews African American Ben Chavis COVID-19 Health Disparities marc steiner naacp National Newspaper Publishers Association

Black, Indigenous Americans Hit Hard by COVID-19

Civil rights leader Ben Chavis joins us to talk about why this is happening, how we have to address this epidemic, and what it means…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews Brazil COVID-19 favelas Jair Bolsonaro marc steiner Mike Fox

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro Fiddles While Brazil Burns

Brazil’s COVID-19 cases and deaths are higher than neighboring countries, yet the president takes no action. Indigenous people and the poorest Brazilians are in grave…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #Jobs #TheRealNews 6.6 million April Rent COVID-19 Donald Trump Eviction Housing marc steiner mortgages pandemic Rent Due Rent Strike stimulus tenants unemployment unemployment benefits unemployment claim

6.6 Million People Filed For Unemployment Last Week

The $2.2 trillion stimulus did nothing to help working people. Even before the new data was released, writer Brendan O’Connor said tenants were facing eviction…

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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 #Congress #TheRealNews elijah cummings House of Representatives marc steiner

The Real News’ Marc Steiner Remembers Rep. Elijah Cummings

Cummings was a civil rights leader, a political powerhouse, and, most recently, an outspoken opponent of President Donald Trump. The post The Real News’ Marc…

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