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Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency

By: Jacqueline Luqman

One of the Trump administration’s promises leading up to 2020 is to reduce prescription drug prices, but the plan has stalled after a big court loss, and other blows to Trump’s grand healthcare plan. Wendell Potter discusses the implications The post Pharma Companies Win Case Against Drug Price Transparency appeared...

No War, No Warming with Rev. Lennox Yearwood

By: Dharna Noor

The president of Hip Hop Caucus speaks with Dharna Noor at Netroots Nation 2019 on fighting for climate justice and a Green New Deal—and fighting against militarization The post No War, No Warming with Rev. Lennox Yearwood appeared first on The Real News Network....

Nicki Minaj’s Boycott of Saudi Arabia Sets a Moral Standard for Artists

By: Gregory Wilpert

CodePink’s Ariel Gold discusses the decision of Nicki Minaj to withdraw from a festival in Saudi Arabia after a grassroots campaign among her fans made her aware of the human rights violations in the country The post Nicki Minaj’s Boycott of Saudi Arabia Sets a Moral Standard for Artists appeared...

Will Dem Party Superdelegates Prevent a Progressive Nominee in 2020?

By: Gregory Wilpert

As the Democratic Party race for president heats up, the role of superdelegates in the 2020 party convention could be an issue, even though their participation is more limited than in the past. Norman Solomon discusses the situation The post Will Dem Party Superdelegates Prevent a Progressive Nominee in 2020?...

Grassroots Activist Diamonte Brown Confirmed as Victor in Teachers Union Election

By: Jaisal Noor

The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) upheld former middle school teacher’s Diamonte Brown’s stunning victory to lead Baltimore Teachers Union (BTU) today. Back in May, Brown upset the Progressive Caucus slate headed by incumbent Marietta English who was seeking her ninth term only to have those results challenged. The election’s...

Jeffrey Epstein: The Lawlessness of Patriarchy and Power

By: Marc Steiner

Author David Rosen asks whether justice will prevail in the insidious web of power that protects pedophillic predators who sexualy prey on young girls. Will Epstein’s prosecution uncover the intricate relations of the powerful that include Trump, Clinton, and others? The post Jeffrey Epstein: The Lawlessness of Patriarchy and Power...

Baltimore Rebukes Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda

By: Jaisal Noor

Home to an estimated 20,000 undocumented immigrants, activists and local officials say they won’t comply with ICE raids targeting one million people The post Baltimore Rebukes Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Agenda appeared first on The Real News Network....

Why Did the California Assembly Table Oil Setbacks Bill? 

By: Steve Horn

By Steve Horn Top photo: Greg Gjerdingen | Wikimedia Commons Nalleli Cobo was a teenager when her family decided to uproot themselves and leave their home near the University of Southern California. Living in close proximity to a prestigious university, on its surface, may sound idyllic. But Cobo’s situation was...

Poll: Religion in Decline in Arab Countries, Anger at the U.S Growing

By: Marc Steiner

James Zogby of the Arab American Institute discusses the results of a large survey conducted by the BBC in 11 Arab countries among 25,000 responders. The results show interesting developments in Arab public opinion on matters of religion and politics The post Poll: Religion in Decline in Arab Countries, Anger...