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Republicans Partied in a Monument to American Wealth Inequality

By: Taya Graham

The little-known back story of the hotel where Republican’s gathered in Baltimore last week is how it embodies all the unjust policies that have created record wealth inequality in the US The post Republicans Partied in a Monument to American Wealth Inequality appeared first on The Real News Network....

Tohono O’odham Nation: ‘All These Areas Can Collapse’

By: Oscar León

Tohono O’odham Nation Members voice their objections to Trump’s border wall and the disruption of the lives of the people and animals that have lived there for centuries The post Tohono O’odham Nation: ‘All These Areas Can Collapse’ appeared first on The Real News Network....

3rd Democratic Debate: Medicare for All as the Bogeyman? (1/3)

By: Gregory Wilpert

The third Democratic Party’s presidential debate featured all ten front-runners for the first time. In segment one of our debate discussion, we take a closer look how candidates discussed the healthcare issue. Our panelists are Osita Nwanevu, Helena Olea, and Jacqueline Luqman, with Greg Wilpert as host The post 3rd...

3rd Democratic Debate: Education, Inequality, and Racism (2/3)

By: Gregory Wilpert

Our panel on the 3rd Democratic presidential debate takes a closer look at how the candidates look at and overlook crucial issues related to inequality and education in the United States The post 3rd Democratic Debate: Education, Inequality, and Racism (2/3) appeared first on The Real News Network....

3rd Democratic Debate: Foreign Policy Continues Imperialist Tradition (3/3)

By: Gregory Wilpert

While most Democratic candidates are finally shifting the debate on Afghanistan, 18 years after the war began, the discussion on other issues, such as Latin America, continues in the same old imperialist vein as before The post 3rd Democratic Debate: Foreign Policy Continues Imperialist Tradition (3/3) appeared first on The...

Israelis Lose Interest in Politics and Upcoming Election

By: Gregory Wilpert

Shir Hever talks about the slow election cycle in Israel, the second in the same year, in which the parties make minimal effort to campaign. Opinion polls predict the same result as the election last April, meaning that no clear winner can be identified The post Israelis Lose Interest in...

Supreme Court’s Asylum Ruling is “Incomprehensible”

By: Gregory Wilpert

The US Supreme Court temporarily approved President Trump’s new asylum rule, which makes it practically impossible for anyone from Central America to gain asylum in the US. The rule and the court’s support puts thousands of lives in grave danger and violates US law and international law, say Matt Cameron...

SF Officials Offer to Make Electricity Grid Public

By: Dharna NoorSteve Horn

By Steve Horn and Dharna Noor Top Photo Credit: JP Smith | Wikimedia Commons San Francisco has moved to municipalize Pacific Gas and Electric. In a letter sent to the utility company on Friday, San Francisco Mayor London Breed and City Attorney Dennis Herrera offered to purchase the parts of...

Protesters Greet Trump in Baltimore Weeks After He Attacked City

By: Jaisal Noor

Trump is visiting Baltimore on a day dozens of schools are closing early due to lack of A.C. Conservative, Trump-allied media like Sinclair argue Baltimore schools are not underfunded. Watch @jessgartner explain why they are wrong: https://t.co/X3oqAf3Vwu — Jaisal Noor (@jaisalnoor) September 12, 2019   Dozens are expected to protest...

Police Use Ignorance of the Law as a Defense, But You Can’t

By: Taya Graham

On this episode we take a critical look at the obstacles to holding police accountable, and expose how both politicians and judges defend an institution that is often at odds with communities. The post Police Use Ignorance of the Law as a Defense, But You Can’t appeared first on The...

Police Use Ignorance of the Law as a Defense, and It’s Working

On this episode we take a critical look at the obstacles to holding police accountable, and expose how both politicians and judges defend an institution that is often at odds with communities. The post Police Use Ignorance of the Law as a Defense, and It’s Working appeared first on The...

48 States to Investigate Google: Anti-Trust or Politicking?

By: Gregory Wilpert

While there are real reasons to be concerned about Google’s immense power, this investigation is quite politically motivated, explains former financial regulator Bill Black The post 48 States to Investigate Google: Anti-Trust or Politicking? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Bernie Sanders Is Fighting to End the Media’s Demonization of Socialism

By: Taya Graham

We had a conversation with Sen. Sanders’ Press Secretary Briahna Joy Gray on the right-wing talking points used by mainstream media to discredit Sen. Sanders and the falsehoods about socialism perpetuated by the GOP The post Bernie Sanders Is Fighting to End the Media’s Demonization of Socialism appeared first on...

Johnson’s Brexit Mess Now a “Constitutional Crisis”

By: Gregory Wilpert

Britain’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson tried to undermine parliament and the Brexit process by temporarily suspending parliament, but now a court has ruled that the suspension is unlawful and a constitutional crisis unfolds, says Grace Blakeley The post Johnson’s Brexit Mess Now a “Constitutional Crisis” appeared first on The Real...

The Aftermath of 9-11 Lives On

By: Gregory Wilpert

Even though a federal judge declared the government’s terrorism watchlist unconstitutional, no real remedies were put in place and the violations of civil liberties and the US wars abroad continue, says Marjorie Cohn The post The Aftermath of 9-11 Lives On appeared first on The Real News Network....

Hurricane Dorian Shows the Need to Fund Climate Adaptation

By: Dharna Noor

President Trump says Bahamian refugees seeking refuge in the United States need proper documentation because some of them are “very bad people.” Scholar Christian Parenti says that’s just a taste of the horror the climate crisis will create The post Hurricane Dorian Shows the Need to Fund Climate Adaptation appeared...