Posted in #TheRealNews Baltimore Battleground Baltimore Politics and Movements: International

Johns Hopkins students commemorate 74 years since the Nakba

Johns Hopkins University students gathered on Thursday, May 12, to commemorate the 74th anniversary of the Nakba—or “catastrophe”—when, in 1948, what was once Palestine was…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International The Chris Hedges Report War in Ukraine

The Chris Hedges Report: Ukraine and the resurgence of American militarism

The war in Ukraine, stoked in part by NATO expansion and the violation of promises made to Moscow at the end of the Cold War,…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Palestine Politics and Movements: International

Israeli police attack Shireen Abu Akleh’s funeral in Jerusalem

This story originally appeared in Mondoweiss on May 13, 2022. It is shared here with permission. Original story updated at 1:12 pm GMT The funeral…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

‘Blatant murder’: Al Jazeera accuses Israel of killing journalist Shireen Abu Akleh

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on May 11, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license)….

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: International Politics and Movements: US The Marc Steiner Show

Rage is the most natural emotion to be feeling right now

“There are times when I want to scream out: “F*** this entire indifferent, hypocritical and violent world!’” So writes philosopher George Yancy in a recent piece…

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews climate crisis Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: International War in Ukraine

Opinion | Fossil fuel firms and agricultural traders cash in on the war in Ukraine

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on May 6, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. As…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality labor Politics and Movements: International

Inflation, layoffs, and ‘workplace homicides’: Turkish workers hold mass demonstrations on May Day

Working people in Turkey are engulfed in a deep economic crisis. Facing an inflation squeeze and huge price hikes, the conditions and rights of workers…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: International

How Latin American women are winning the battle for abortion rights

This story originally appeared in openDemocracy on April 29, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC 4.0) license. It…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International The Chris Hedges Report

The Chris Hedges Report: Hip hop, censorship, and Palestinian resistance

Legendary UK-based hip-hop artist and activist Kareem Dennis, aka Lowkey, uses his considerable talents as a musician to pay homage to the voices and struggles…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

The history of Western Sahara is a history of betrayal

This story originally appeared in the Progressive International on April 27, 2022, and is shared with permission via the Progressive International’s Wire. In a letter addressed to the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: International

South Africa’s electricity workers can teach us about winning a Green New Deal

This story originally appeared in Jacobin Magazine on April 23, 2022. It is shared here with permission. South Africans have something Green New Deal boosters…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis Politics and Movements: International

Steven Donziger walks free after 993 days of ‘completely unjust’ detention

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 25, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International The Chris Hedges Report

The Chris Hedges Report: Ukraine and the ‘worthy’ and ‘unworthy’ victims of war

Rulers divide the world into ‘worthy’ and ‘unworthy’ victims; those we are allowed to pity, such as Ukrainians enduring the hell of modern warfare, and…

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International Politics and Movements: US War in Ukraine

How the war in Ukraine is being fought in the media

As is the case with any war, the war in Ukraine is being fought on many fronts: in the streets, in the financial realm, and…

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Posted in #Opinion #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International Politics and Movements: US War in Ukraine

How the war in Ukraine is being fought in the media

As is the case with any war, the war in Ukraine is being fought on many fronts: in the streets, in the financial realm, and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

‘Journalism is not a crime’: Outrage as judge approves Assange extradition to US

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 20, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

Israel storms Al-Aqsa, beats Palestinian worshipers to make way for Jewish settlers

This story originally appeared in Mondoweiss onApril 17, 2022. It is shared here with permission. Israeli forces stormed the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Sunday and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: International Politics and Movements: US The Chris Hedges Report

The Chris Hedges Report with Dr. Cornel West

Dr. Cornel West is the most important standard bearer for the Black prophetic tradition, the most important intellectual and spiritual movement in our history. Rooted…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

Israel kills four Palestinians, including one teenager, in span of 24 hours

This story originally appeared in Mondoweiss on April 11, 2022. It is shared here with permission. The Israeli military killed four Palestinians in less than…

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

‘He’s cashing in’: Kushner firm gets $2 billion from Saudi fund run by crown prince

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 11, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International War in Ukraine

Noam Chomsky: A Left response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine

The ongoing war in Ukraine is a humanitarian disaster with tremendous geopolitical, economic, social, and climate-related repercussions that are being felt throughout the world. How…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

Noam Chomsky warns the ‘most dangerous point in human history’ looms

This story originally appeared in Common Dreams on April 6, 2022. It is shared here with permission under a Creative Commons (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0) license….

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