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Stir Crazy! Episode #8: How awful is Covid-19?

Stir Crazy Episode #8 on The Real News Network. Journalist Baynard Woods just recovered from COVID-19 and talks with writer/organizer Jesse A. Myerson and TRNN’s Kim Brown, Leandro Lagera, and Lisa Snowden-McCray about how to prepare for self-quarantine. Today’s Show: Cuomo is not a hero; Amazon fights its own workers;...

Nurses Protest Extreme Shortages Of Protective Gear

By: Jaisal Noor

Frontline medical professionals across the country warn of the potentially deadly consequences of a lack of personal protective equipment. The post Nurses Protest Extreme Shortages Of Protective Gear appeared first on The Real News Network....

Stir Crazy! #7: Is Capitalism a Virus?

Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join Real News’ Steve Horn, and Charles Lenchner, along with act.tv Twitch Streamer Jocelyn Macurdy Keatts, and Political Consultant and Community Organizer Marcus Ferrell as we discuss some of the news stories that have us terrified...

We’re Accountable Only To You!

Now more than ever we need independent journalism that’s not funded by corporate backers. Please donate today and help Stephen and Taya and the rest of The Real News team reach our $50,000 goal. Thanks! The post We’re Accountable Only To You! appeared first on The Real News Network....

Paradigm Lost: The Death Of The Two-State Solution

By: Kim Brown

In his new book, “Paradigm Lost: From Two-State Solution to One-State Reality,” Ian Lustick describes the end of not only the two-state solution, but also the idea of partition. The post Paradigm Lost: The Death Of The Two-State Solution appeared first on The Real News Network....

California Activists March To End Life Without Parole

By: Eddie Conway

Joanne Scheer, founder of the Felony Murder Elimination Project, and Kelly Savage, recently released after 23 years of incarceration, speak about how racial, gender and age disparities relate to life without parole (LWOP). The post California Activists March To End Life Without Parole appeared first on The Real News Network....

The $15 Million Bounty On Maduro Is One More Attempt To Unseat Him

By: Kim Brown

The US says Maduro collaborated with the FARC to “flood the US with cocaine.” It’s an additional legal pressure to get Venezuela’s president to step down. The post The $15 Million Bounty On Maduro Is One More Attempt To Unseat Him appeared first on The Real News Network....

Slave Labor, Dire Conditions: A TRNN Update On Prisons And COVID-19

By: Eddie Conway

Eddie Conway talks to journalists Kim Kelly and Adryan Corcione about how the coronavirus pandemic is exposing the poor healthcare system in US prisons and jails. The post Slave Labor, Dire Conditions: A TRNN Update On Prisons And COVID-19 appeared first on The Real News Network....

Stir Crazy! : April 3, 2020

Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join Real News’ Andrew Corkery, Leandro Lagera, Charles Lenchner, and Tunde Ogunfolaju as we discuss some of the news stories that have us terrified today.   The post Stir Crazy! : April 3, 2020 appeared first...

COVID-19 Is The New Cash Cow For Policing

By: Taya GrahamStephen Janis

American citizens are facing thousands of dollars in fines and jail time for breaking state-ordered pandemic restrictions. PAR and The Masters Report discuss how profit can still be extracted by police during the coronavirus outbreak. The post COVID-19 Is The New Cash Cow For Policing appeared first on The Real...

6.6 Million People Filed For Unemployment Last Week

By: Marc Steiner

The $2.2 trillion stimulus did nothing to help working people. Even before the new data was released, writer Brendan O’Connor said tenants were facing eviction and organizing rent strikes to help each other survive the economic crisis of COVID-19. The post 6.6 Million People Filed For Unemployment Last Week appeared...

What Happened To Cuba-US Relations Under Trump?

By: Eddie Conway

Eddie Conway talks to Dr. Ken Morgan from Baltimore and Professor Luis Montero-Cabrera about Cuba’s relief efforts and doctors, the cost of hostile relations with the US, and how Americans can still travel to Cuba under Trump’s restrictions. The post What Happened To Cuba-US Relations Under Trump? appeared first on...

Stir Crazy! : April 2, 2020

Stuck in the house? Social distancing at work? Need a break from the kids? Join Real News’ Andrew Corkery, Kim Brown, Charles Lenchner, and Jaisal Noor as we discuss some of the news stories that have us terrified today. The post Stir Crazy! : April 2, 2020 appeared first on...