Posted in #TheRealNews Police Accountability Report Prisons and Policing

One frightening story reveals the true cost of rural overpolicing

PAR continues its ongoing reporting on an often-overlooked phenomenon: the growth of overpolicing and mass incarceration in rural communities. In this episode, we examine in…

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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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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Baltimore Battleground Baltimore

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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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis

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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Posted in #TheRealNews Prisons and Policing Rattling the Bars

TRNN’s Eddie Conway: Prisoners have power in their own words

Eddie Conway, former Lieutenant of Security for the Baltimore Black Panther Party, was locked up on dubious charges and held as a political prisoner for…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Baltimore

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

After Dems win GA and right-wing insurgents storm DC, progressives’ work is just beginning

“The Marc Steiner Show” is back for 2021, and we’ve sure got a lot to discuss. In this episode, Marc is joined by Kali Holloway,…

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Congress rebuffs Trumpist insurrection, certifies Biden’s win

Congress certified President-elect Joe Biden’s victory early Thursday morning, defying a violent mob of hundreds of Trump supporters that stormed the Capitol Wednesday afternoon, forcing…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Politics and Movements: US

Dems on verge of Senate control as Trump supporters attempt coup in DC

As of Wednesday afternoon, Democratic challenger Rev. Raphael Warnock has clinched one U.S. Senate runoff race in Georgia, while his counterpart, Jon Ossoff, holds the…

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

Non-extradition ruling a win for Assange, not for press freedom

A United Kingdom judge ruled on Monday that Julian Assange, the founder of Wikileaks, should not be extradited to the United States because it could…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Uncategorized

Holding humanity hostage: Dangerous prospects for Biden’s nuclear weapons policy

As the United States accelerates toward Inauguration Day, and as President-elect Biden announces more of his cabinet appointments, we are getting a clearer picture of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Burn It Down

We are all we’ve got: Why mutual aid is more critical than ever

We already knew Congress’s priorities are bailing out corporations and serving the rich, but this latest COVID-19 relief package is beyond laughable. It is abundantly…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article climate crisis

Faith and the fight against climate change, part 4

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

Stimu-less

Democrats have seemingly caved to Mitch McConnell’s grim will once again and are now leaning toward passing an abominably paltry second COVID-19 relief package. In…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article Economy and Inequality

In mainstream media, capitalism’s failures are always your fault

Congress can unthinkingly allocate billions in new defense funding and the media won’t bat an eye; Meanwhile, passing critical stimulus legislation to help millions of…

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Posted in #TheRealNews Article climate crisis

Faith and the fight against climate change, Part 3

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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Posted in #TheRealNews Police Accountability Report Prisons and Policing

This is how far cops will go to stop you from recording them

PAR continues to report on national efforts to monitor police, speaking to well-known cop watcher James Freeman about the perils of confronting cops with a…

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Posted in #TheRealNews The Marc Steiner Show

What a radical basketball coach looks like; Kamilah Forbes brings Ta-Nehisi Coates’s words to life

In this episode of “The Marc Steiner Show,” Marc discusses John Thompson’s legacy as one of the most politically radical college basketball coaches of our…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis

Faith and the fight against climate change, Part 2

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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Posted in #TheRealNews Burn It Down Politics and Movements: US

Proud Boys run wild while police stand by (again)

Far-right Trump supporters affiliated with the Proud Boys brought mayhem to D.C. and several other cities this week, resulting in stabbings, a shooting, and the…

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Posted in #TheRealNews climate crisis

Faith and the fight against climate change, Part 1

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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