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UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism (Pt 1/2)

By: Sharmini Peries

Had the British been presented with the option, people might choose a socialist Britain over a capitalist EU, but they are not given that choice, say Prof. Leo Panitch of York University and Jon Lansman of the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee The post UK Brexit Vote Reflects a...

UK Brexit Vote Reflects a Deep Crisis in Capitalism (Pt 2/2)

By: Sharmini Peries

Had the British been presented with the option, people might choose a socialist Britain over a capitalist EU, but they are not given that choice, say Prof. Leo Panitch of York University and Jon Lansman of the British Labour Party’s National Executive Committee The post UK Brexit Vote Reflects a...

Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline?

By: Sharmini Peries

In-spite of the deep splits among the Tories, Prof. John Weeks says that a Brexit agreement will be made when the EU bails out Theresa May in the lead-up to the EU parliamentary elections The post Brexit Vote: Will the EU Throw UK PM Theresa May a Lifeline? appeared first...

Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 1/2)

By: Shir Hever

David Sheen divided Israel political parties into their positions on segregation, integration, domination and elimination. He joins us to debate Real News Correspondent Shir Hever on what it really means. The post Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 1/2) appeared first on The Real News Network....

Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 2/2)

By: Shir Hever

David Sheen divided Israel political parties into their positions on segregation, integration, domination and elimination. He joins us to debate Real News Correspondent Shir Hever on what it really means The post Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 2/2) appeared first on The Real News Network....

Court Decision Likely Win for Mumia, Says his Former Lawyer

By: Eddie Conway

Mumia’s former lawyer Rachel Wolkenstein gives clarity to new events in Mumia Abu-Jamal’s case, whereby Mumia has been granted appeal rights. Mumia’s lawyers argued that Supreme Court Justice Ronald Castille should not have presided over Abu-Jamal’s appeals because of a conflict of interest. Castille was formerly Philadelphia’s district attorney whose...

L.A. Teachers Strike Set to Enter Second Day

By: Jaisal Noor

30,000 teachers are on strike for better pay, smaller class size, and for a limit on the expansion for for-profit charter schools The post L.A. Teachers Strike Set to Enter Second Day appeared first on The Real News Network....

City Council Calls for ‘No More Cash for Burning Trash’

By: Dharna Noor

By Dharna Noor Maryland has issued $10 million in green energy subsidies to Baltimore’s Wheelabrator trash incinerator—the white smokestack off Interstate-95 with red letters that say “Baltimore” down its side—over the past six years, even though it is the city’s largest source of air pollution. A new City Council resolution...

Who’s Afraid of AOC?

By: Paul Jay

Norman Solomon and Jaqueline Luqman join host Paul Jay to discuss whether the call from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to primary establishment Democrats weakens the party The post Who’s Afraid of AOC? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex

By: Ben Norton

Arms manufacturers are trying to rebrand as progressive and feminist, while the corporate media does PR for the military-industrial complex. CODEPINK’s Medea Benjamin warns this pro-arms manufacturer campaign is infiltrating our schools. The post Media Whitewashing the Blood-Soaked US Military-Industrial Complex appeared first on The Real News Network....

Puerto Rico: The Perfect Storm

By: Sharmini Peries

Carmen Yulín Cruz, Mayor of San Juan says Hurricane Maria did not ask Puerto Ricans “ if we were Republicans or Democrats….3,000 people died because one man who had the power to do something about it, did not” The post Puerto Rico: The Perfect Storm appeared first on The Real...

Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel

By: Shir Hever

Ben White discusses his new book Cracks in the Wall, it examines narratives that challenge the Israeli colonization of Palestine and their recent successes The post Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel appeared first on The Real News Network....

Migrant Caravan refugees respond to Trump’s wall speech

By: Oscar León

After Trump’s speech about the government shut down and funding for the wall, The Real News spoke with refugees waiting in Tijuana. Here’s what they said The post Migrant Caravan refugees respond to Trump’s wall speech appeared first on The Real News Network....