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Congo Doesn’t Need An Apology, It Needs Justice And Reparations

Protests against racism sparked by the police killing of George Floyd continue to sweep the globe, including in Belgium, where activists have demanded the removal…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews Brazil cases COVID-19 Jair Bolsonaro pandemic

What’s Behind Brazil’s COVID-19 Disaster?

Indigenous, poor, and working-class communities in Brazil are all under threat from COVID-19. One man is largely to blame for the country’s pandemic disaster: President…

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Climate Crisis: Fracking Pioneer Goes Bankrupt, Pipelines Get Big Legal Win

Welcome back to TRNN’s Climate Crisis News Roundup. In recent weeks, this column has focused heavily on the intersection between COVID-19 and the climate crisis,…

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BLM Protests Captured In Black And White

The post BLM Protests Captured In Black And White appeared first on The Real News Network. Source: https://therealnews.com/columns/blm-protests-captured-in-black-and-white Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Posted in #Police #TheRealNews Activists defundthepolice organizing police brutality school board School to Prison Pipeline schools SROs

Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison

Queer, trans, and Black students organized for their safety and dignity and pushed for the removal of police from Madison public schools. The post Activists…

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Stir Crazy! Episode #65: First Nation Friday

On today’s show: Journalist, organizer, and founding executive director of Crushing Colonialism Jen Deerinwater, Miwok journalist and community organizer Desiree Kane, and journalist and community…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Auschwitz Bosnia crimes against humanity Dutchbat genocide International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Islamophobia Netherlands Ratko Mladić Srebrenica Yugoslavia War

Srebrenica At 25: Have We Learned Anything?

In 1995, between July 11-22, Serbian forces murdered 8,327 defenseless Bosnians in an act of genocide. What’s happened to international law and outrage over crimes…

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Posted in   Officer Jeronimo Yanez #TheRealNews BulletProof Warrior Calibre Press David Grossman Jaelyn Cedillo Jesse Cedillo Killology Philando Castile police accountability police brutality police reform stephen janis Taya Graham

A Blueprint For Violence: Police Training Manual Reveals Disturbing Methods

A training manual obtained by PAR raises questions about what cops are being taught and how they handle encounters with civilians. PAR speaks with Jaelyn…

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Stir Crazy! Episode #64: Get Onboard or Get Out The Way

On today’s show: Sociologist Taure Brown, YDSA Co-Chair Amelia Blair-Smith, and Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies Khury Peterson-Smith. Hosted…

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Posted in #Iran #Israel #TheRealNews annexation apartheid Middle East Eye normalization occupation Palestine Stop The Wall UAE

Strange Slow Dance Between Israel And The Gulf States, Despite Annexation

UAE ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba wrote a Hebrew article promising normalization on the condition that Israel does not annex parts of the West Bank. Jamal Juma’…

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Looming Eviction Crisis Will Endanger Public Health And Economic Recovery

Last week, Baltimore housing advocates held a “Truth Commission” in front of Baltimore City Hall, declaring that elected officials had failed to protect residents from…

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Posted in #Police #TheRealNews black lives matter organized labor reform unions

Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform

Organized labor must confront police unions’ opposition to meaningful accountability, says Delegate Gabriel Acevero. The post Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform…

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Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 5 | Campaigns

We explore the world of political campaigns, and discuss the importance of local elections, and the type of people who run for office. The post…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Alex Vitale black lives matter defund police Jaisal Noor public safety the end of policing violence interrupters

Alex Vitale: Defunding The Police Is The Future

Police and police unions have proven incapable of ensuring public safety, argues Alex Vitale, author of The End of Policing The post Alex Vitale: Defunding…

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Posted in #Healthcare #Medicine #TheRealNews #WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Bread For the City D.C. dismantle racism Dr. Rachel Abramson kim brown Racial Justice Washington

#WhiteCoatsForBlackLives Wants Racial Justice In The Medical Field

The healthcare industry has a long and well-documented history of racist treatment of Black and Indigenous people. Now, doctors join the movement for Black lives….

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Stir Crazy! Episode #63: No More Whitewashed History

On today’s show: Sociologist Taure Brown, Chinatown Collective founding member Leandro Lagera, and climate and housing organizer Rachel Eve Stein. Hosted by Kim Brown If…

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The US Should Stop Lying About Its History

Not only should statues celebrating Columbus be removed, but textbooks should reflect his murderous legacy, argues Maryland Delegate Gabriel Acevero. The post The US Should…

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Posted in #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews COVID-19 Cumberland FCI Eddie Conway face masks Greg Carpenter Hagerstown Jessup Correctional Institution Maryland Correctional Institution Maryland prisons Out4Justice pandemic ppe

Majority Black Prison Populations In Maryland See Disproportionate COVID-19 Spikes

Racial disparities in Maryland prisons are affecting COVID-19’s spread, with majority white populations receiving protective equipment even as Jessup institutions with majority Black populations struggle…

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Posted in #TheRealNews 4th of July British Celebration fireworks founding fathers freedom holiday independence day rebellion Revolutionary War slavery

Whose Freedom Do We Celebrate On The Fourth of July

What, to the descendants of those left out of the Declaration of Independence, is the Fourth of July? The post Whose Freedom Do We Celebrate…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Arturo Adame Erica Hamlett Facebook Posts first amendment free speech Korryn Gaines police accountability Police Accountability Report police brutality police misconduct police state Police Surveillance stephen janis Taya Graham

Cop Pulled A Gun On Woman’s Unarmed Son, Then Used Facebook Posts Against Her In Court

PAR investigates police use of Facebook posts in the cases of Korryn Gaines, Arturo Adame, and Michael Avery, and follows Erica Hamlett’s fight for accountability…

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Posted in #California #CoronaVirus #TheRealNews agriculture Arizona CalFire California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection california wildfires climate change climate crisis COVID-19 Farmworkers fires Gabriela Orantes Gaby Orantes Gavin Newsom House Committee on Natural Resources House Natural Resources Committee Joe Manchin Latino Community Foundation Just Recovery Initiative Lisa Murkowski National Interagency Weather Service North Bay Organizing Project Northeastern University Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Sonoma County Stephen Pyne

What Happens When Wildfires and Covid Collide?

COVID-19 may make the impacts of the west’s wildfire season more deadly, hitting aging and vulnerable communities the hardest. The post What Happens When Wildfires…

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