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What Happens When Wildfires and Covid Collide?

By: Steve Horn

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 and Covid Collide? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Stir Crazy! Episode #62: Fourth of July is Cancelled

By: Kim Brown

On today’s show: Journalist Justine Barron, TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, and political commentator Marcus Ferrell. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have comments/questions/suggestions email us at stircrazy@therealnews.com The post Stir Crazy! Episode #62: Fourth of July is Cancelled appeared first on The Real News Network....

Why You Should Give A F*ck | Ep. 4 | Voter Rights

By: Genevieve MontinarBababtunde Ogunfolaju

We discuss your rights as a voter, and how in many places those rights are under attack from people in power. The post Why You Should Give A F*ck | Ep. 4 | Voter Rights appeared first on The Real News Network....

Anti-Racism Protesters Face Ongoing Police Violence

By: Jaisal Noor

Protests against racism and police brutality are being violently attacked across the country, even as they receive less media attention. A photographer was killed in Louisville, Kentucky, after a gunman opened fire into a crowd of demonstrators demanding justice for Breonna Taylor on June 27. The deceased was identified as...

This is Not a Drill: LIVE, July 1st

What lessons does the long arc of Black political struggle bring to bear on the Bernie Sanders movement? In this moment of Black-led uprising, the shortcomings of the campaign are stark. And yet, Bernie’s campaign popularized socialism and organized tens of thousands of people, many of whom are still in...

Stir Crazy! Episode #61: COVID & Cops: We Are Under Attack

By: Kim Brown

On today’s show: Activist and recording artist Eze Jackson and TRNN Executive Producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have questions/comments/suggestions for the show email us at stircrazy@therealnews.com The post Stir Crazy! Episode #61: COVID & Cops: We Are Under Attack appeared first on The Real News Network....

Who Controls The Money When We Defund Police?

By: Jacqueline Luqman

Do we trust the police to defund and restructure themselves? Will community control really guarantee permanent changes to policing as we know it today? The post Who Controls The Money When We Defund Police? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Climate Crisis: Historic Arizona Wildfires May Worsen COVID-19

By: Steve Horn

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, and that will continue as the pandemic sweeps the world. Now that we’re approaching wildfire season in the United States and already seeing wildfire season-like...

Pride 2020 Brings Wins And Losses For LGBTQ Civil Rights

By: Kim Brown

Trump reverses medical discrimination protections for trans people, while SCOTUS rules employers cannot fire workers for being gay or trans. The post Pride 2020 Brings Wins And Losses For LGBTQ Civil Rights appeared first on The Real News Network....

How Is Biden Different From Trump When It Comes To Palestine?

By: Marc Steiner

Biden pledges to keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem, boasts of “unstinting support” for Israel, promises to fight the BDS movement and send military aid, and spins it as a way to somehow fight anti-Semitism in the U.S. The post How Is Biden Different From Trump When It Comes To...

COVID-19 Is Amplifying Racial Inequities, Educators Say

By: Jaisal Noor

Baltimore Teachers Union President Diamonté Brown discusses a recent lawsuit over unpaid instructional days, global protests against racism, the movement to defund the police, and calls to remove officers from schools. The post COVID-19 Is Amplifying Racial Inequities, Educators Say appeared first on The Real News Network....

Stir Crazy! Episode #60: First Nations Friday

By: Kim Brown

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 builder Johnnie Jae. Hosted by Kim Brown. If you have questions/comments/suggestions for the show email us at stircrazy@therealnews.com The post Stir Crazy! Episode #60: First...

Stir Crazy! Episode #59: Time Has Come To Rage

By: Kim Brown

On today’s show: TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery, political commentator Marcus Ferrell, and political consultant Adriel Hampton, with special guest Ricarra Jones, MD/DC political director for 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers-East. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post Stir Crazy! Episode #59: Time Has Come To Rage appeared first on The Real...