Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International Prisons and Policing Rattling the Bars

Greek political prisoner is at death’s door

Since 2002, Greek revolutionary and activist Dimitris Koufontinas has been in prison for his role in the Revolutionary Organization 17 November (17N). Labelled a “terrorist”…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality labor working people

Amazon workers demand to be treated like human beings

At this very moment, one of the most historic union drives of our era is taking place at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama….

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality The Marc Steiner Show

Award-winning ‘Nomadland’ documents poverty and survival in America

When capitalism chews us up and spits us out, where do we go? How do we carry on? And can we find ways of living…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality The Marc Steiner Show

Nomadland captures the contradictory heart of the American dream

When capitalism chews us up and spits us out, where do we go? How do we carry on? And can we find ways of living…

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: US

Big Pharma slows vaccine rollout to protect corporate profits

This week, President Biden announced that, by utilizing the Defense Production Act, the federal government has created an historic agreement between drugmakers Johnson & Johnson…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Baltimore Police Accountability Report Prisons and Policing

Police hijack helicopter ambulance for aerial surveillance

Documents obtained by PAR reveal how an air ambulance (medevac) service has been used repeatedly to fly surveillance missions over the city of Baltimore, raising…

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Posted in #TheRealNews COVID-19 Economy and Inequality Politics and Movements: US

Biden should force Big Pharma to share taxpayer-subsidized COVID-19 vaccines

This week, President Biden announced that, by utilizing the Defense Production Act, the federal government has created an historic agreement between drugmakers Johnson & Johnson…

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

Hammer and Hope: Danny Glover on the Amazon union drive in Bessemer, Alabama

One of the most historic union votes of our era is underway right now: 5,800 workers at the Amazon fulfillment center in Bessemer, Alabama, are…

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Posted in #TheRealNews The Tight Rope

Dr. Beverly Tatum: The ABCs of representation in education

Dr. Beverly Daniel Tatum joins Dr. West and Professor Rose on “The Tight Rope” to talk about the critical importance of having curriculums, educators, and…

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Posted in #TheRealNews labor working people

Faith without workers is dead

In this episode, we talk to Rev. Lindsey Joyce of the United Church of Rogers Park in Chicago and the Institute for Christian Socialism. We…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International

‘Zionist’ is not hate speech, activists say

A Saturday Night Live joke about Israel’s vaccine apartheid sparked outrage from some ardent supporters of the Israeli government, but the controversy speaks to larger…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: US The Marc Steiner Show

‘We’ve made this kind of war invisible’

From Afghanistan to Niger, the “new normal” of American warfare shows no signs of changing course under President Biden and his hawkish national security team….

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Posted in #TheRealNews Prisons and Policing Racial Justice Rattling the Bars

Black mass incarceration in the so-called Free State

Transcript Eddie Conway: In recent years, the issue of mass incarceration had reached the United States popular conscience, from Black artists speaking out at the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: International The Marc Steiner Show

Biden’s team won’t end the forever wars

From Afghanistan to Niger, the “new normal” of American warfare shows no signs of changing course under President Biden and his hawkish national security team….

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Battleground Baltimore: Maryland shows solidarity with unionizing Amazon workers

One reason why The Real News Network calls Baltimore home is because we know that the struggles the people in this majority-minority city face (unequitable…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Police Accountability Report Prisons and Policing

Filming the police is legal, but that doesn’t stop them from arresting people for it

Transcript Taya Graham: Hello. My name is Taya Graham, and welcome to the Police Accountability Report. As I always make clear, this show has a…

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Posted in #TheRealNews The Tight Rope

Mayim Bialik: ‘S*** got deep with me and Cornel West’

In this episode of “The Tight Rope,” the professors welcome acclaimed actor Mayim Bialik to join them in conversation. Together they engage in a nuanced…

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Dr. Cornel West vs. Harvard University

In a special edition of “The Tight Rope,” Dr. Cornel West speaks freely about his “ridiculous situation at Harvard” with respect to his being denied…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Economy and Inequality labor

Amazon faces a day of reckoning for its treatment of workers

Amazon is intensifying the anti-union campaign at its Bessemer, Alabama, plant, where workers are currently voting to unionize. On Feb. 20, Amazon workers and their…

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Posted in #TheRealNews labor working people

How do you market sex work?

We’re back with Part II of our special mini-series on work and politics in the sex industry, guest-hosted by friend of the show Jessie Sage….

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

The pandemics of racism and COVID-19 are a deadly mix

The U.S. response to the COVID-19 pandemic highlights deep racial inequities in wages, health, and vaccination rates—but it’s a century of racist public policy that…

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