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Stir Crazy!

Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join Real News’ Kim Brown, Charles Lenchner, Tunde Ogunfolaju, and Lisa…

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Rikers Island Prisoners Strike for Soap, Cleaning Wipes

Journalist Kim Kelly has been in contact with a prisoner inside Rikers Island. She talks with TRNN’s Eddie Conway about why immediate further action is…

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The Nation Editor Dave Zirin On How COVID-19 Is Reshaping Sports

Many billionaire sports moguls, NCAA officials, and Olympic leaders seem to care more about profit than the well-being of athletes or fans. The post The…

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Despite Crisis, Auditors Continue To Confront Aggressive Policing

PAR guest James Freeman discusses the aftermath of a police chase that nearly killed two bystanders: a mother and her three-year-old child. The post Despite…

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COVID-19, Ebola, And SARS Outbreaks Were All Unleashed By Humans

Some of the most devastating outbreaks of the modern era can be traced to rapacious development and habitat destruction that brings wild creatures into our…

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An Appeal From Two Real News Elders

Donate today and help Marc, Soldier, and our entire Real News team keep producing the news you love to watch. Pretty please! The post An…

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Will The Baltimore Orioles Step Up To The Plate For Their Concession Workers?

Major League Baseball has pledged $1 million per team for ballpark employees facing financial hardship from the delay of the baseball season because of the…

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Opposition To Kagame Proves Deadly For Rwandans

Those who challenge Kagame’s administration and question his past face brutal repression, and worse. Claude Gatebuke highlights the latest case of murdered Rwandan singer Kizito…

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Nationalization Roundtable

With the advent of COVID-19 and an unprecedented economic shock, measures that were a month ago far outside the mainstream policy debate have moved to…

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Yesterday’s Man: Biden’s Neoliberal Economic, Foreign Policy Record

Branko Marcetic discusses Joe Biden’s neoliberal economic policy and his neoconservative foreign policy record, as covered in his book, “Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe…

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Sanitation Workers Strike Over Lack Of Protection From Coronavirus

Sanitation workers with Teamsters Local 249 in Pittsburgh were sent home with pay on March 25 after they carried out a wildcat strike—refused to work…

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What’s Being Done To Prevent Deaths in Detention Centers, Prisons?

Eddie Conway talks to ACLU Maryland attorney Sonia Kumar, Never Again Action organizer Hallie Berkson-Gold, and ICE Free New Jersey activist Jorge Torres. The post…

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Palestine Is Occupied, Segregated, And About To Face COVID-19

Israel’s military control of Gaza and the West Bank has only grown more brutal during the pandemic. Workers are held in quarantine, prisoners have been…

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Coronavirus Is The Shock, Dictatorship Is The Doctrine

Nowhere has the coronavirus pandemic been used more cynically to shut down political debate and the right to protest than in Israel. The Israeli government’s…

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Nurses Protest Lack Of Personal Protective Equipment In COVID-19 Pandemic

Nurses staged protests at hospitals across California on March 24 demanding personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary to keep them safe from contracting and spreading COVID-19….

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Teach For America: Fueling Educational Gaps In California

Student success is tied to teacher expertise, yet TFA only trains its members for five weeks before placing them in schools. One lawmaker says these…

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Yesterday’s Man: Biden’s Sorry Record On Civil Rights

Branko Marcetic’s book “Yesterday’s Man: The Case Against Joe Biden” discusses Joe Biden’s civil rights and environmental record. The post Yesterday’s Man: Biden’s Sorry Record…

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Nation’s Leader In Jailing Young Black Men Isn’t Protecting Them From COVID-19

Gov. Larry Hogan has earned praise for his response to COVID-19. But Maryland leads the nation in jailing young Black men, and advocates say he’s…

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Wall Street Before Main Street: COVID-19 Relief Plans Will Hurt Workers

What relief will American workers get after the government poured $2.2 trillion into banks and businesses? Economist Dr. Jack Rasmus explains why the bailout for…

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The Real News Network Is Part Of The Community!

We take our responsibility to both our online and local Baltimore communities seriously. Please support the tremendous work of Tunde and our studio team by…

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The Clock Is Ticking On Keeping Incarcerated Citizens Safe

As COVID-19 spreads, experts call for the release of the most vulnerable people in prisons and jails. The post The Clock Is Ticking On Keeping…

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