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The radicalization of Kevin Greeson: How one man went from attending Obama’s inauguration to dying in Capitol coup mob

In 2009, Kevin Greeson traveled from Alabama to witness the inauguration of President Barack Obama, at the time one of his political heroes. Twelve years…

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Dostoevsky warned of the strain of nihilism that infects Donald Trump and his movement

Nihilism was notably cited during U.S. Senate deliberations after rioting Trump supporters had been cleared from the Capitol. “Don’t let nihilists become your drug dealers,”…

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Climate change: ‘Exceptionally hot’ 2020 concludes warmest decade

The years between 2011 and 2020 were the hottest on record, and 2020 was among the warmest of all. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-55663544 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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How China ended the lie of recyclable plastic

The plastics industry did a great job of convincing everyone that their product was easily recyclable, but China finally put an end to that pleasant…

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‘No one took us seriously’: Black cops warned about racist Capitol police officers for years

When Kim Dine took over as the new chief of the U.S. Capitol Police in 2012, he knew he had a serious problem. Since 2001,…

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WATCH: Cori Bush booed by House GOP for denouncing white supremacy

Freshman Democratic Congresswoman Cori Bush of Missouri, who is black, was openly booed by Republican lawmakers Wednesday after she denounced white supremacy on the House…

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‘Classic case of crisis opportunism’: Republicans in three states introduce bills criminalizing protest in wake of Capitol attack

Progressives are sounding the alarm that a handful of Republican lawmakers are exploiting the deadly attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6 by an…

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Robots made from ice to explore other planets

Ice is an abundant material in the solar system and researchers are exploring whether it can be used to build and repair robots. University of…

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Biden names Samantha Power as US aid chief, boosts role

President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday nominated former ambassador Samantha Power, a forceful advocate of humanitarian diplomacy, to lead US foreign aid and elevated the position’s…

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‘Corals are being cooked’: A third of Taiwan’s reefs are dying

Nearly a third of Taiwan’s corals are dying from bleaching caused by warming oceans in an alarming phenomenon that poses a severe threat to the…

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Trump’s EPA launches surprise attacks on Biden’s climate rules

In a surprise move, the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday will unveil a climate rule that will effectively prohibit the future regulation of greenhouse gases…

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Yes, this kind of thing happens in America

Violent white supremacy again flourished after the U.S. government abandoned efforts at preserving the civil rights of African Americans after the Civil War. Several multiracial…

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Can newly elected Brandon Scott be the mayor Baltimore needs?

EDITOR’S NOTE: One reason why The Real News Network calls Baltimore home is because we know that the struggles that the people in this majority-minority…

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NASA shows off new solar panels for the ISS

The ISS has been in orbit above the Earth for decades. Power for the space station and the experiments onboard comes from four pairs of…

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Wendy Davis says Trump supporters harassing a Biden bus in Texas should have served as a warning before US Capitol riot

Nine weeks before invaders violently took siege on the U.S. Capitol, President Donald Trump’s zealous supporters swarmed a Joe Biden presidential campaign bus driving through…

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Faith and the Fight Against Climate Change

In a society increasingly driven by science and technology, world religions and the communities they inspire remain a vast and rock-solid political force. Going by…

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‘This political climate got my brother killed’: Officer Brian Sicknick died defending the Capitol. His family waits for answers.

The grieving family of a slain Capitol Police officer says he was a private man whose death shouldn’t be politicized. But now it is forced…

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David Plouffe rejects calls to ‘move on’ after GOP coup attempt: ‘These people need to burn in hell’

Democratic strategist David Plouffe, who managed Barack Obama’s successful 2008 presidential campaign, rejected calls to “move on” following the violent failed insurrection waged by supporters…

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It’s not just Republicans in Congress who share the blame for the failed Trump insurrection

Republican members of Congress who abetted the plot to overturn the election will go down in infamy along with the disgraced 45th President himself. That…

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Battleground Baltimore, Jan. 8

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

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Climate emergency persists as 2020 ties for earth’s hottest year on record

Highlighting global campaigners’ demands for urgent and bold climate action, the European Union’s Copernicus Climate Change Service announced Friday that despite coronavirus-related lockdowns, 2020 tied…

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