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Can Sex Workers Survive COVID-19 When The Government Won’t Give Aid?

By: Taya Graham

Sex Workers’ rights advocates have been demanding decriminalization of their work, but now under the pandemic regulations even legal forms of sex work like strip clubs have been targeted by the federal government and alienated from government aid. The post Can Sex Workers Survive COVID-19 When The Government Won’t Give...

Stir Crazy! Episode #40: Hero Pay? More Like Zero Pay!

By: Kim Brown

On today’s show: Founder and Executive Director of Faith Matters Network Jennifer Bailey, “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman, and TRNN executive producer Lisa Snowden-McCray. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post Stir Crazy! Episode #40: Hero Pay? More Like Zero Pay! appeared first on The Real News Network....

Inside America’s Cash-Hungry Plainclothes Police Units

By: Taya Graham

Breonna Taylor, an EMT, was shot eight times in a botched no-knock drug raid. PAR interviews an ex-cop who tells the truth about drug raids, warrants, and asset forfeiture, and speaks with cop watcher Laura Shark. The post Inside America’s Cash-Hungry Plainclothes Police Units appeared first on The Real News...

‘Children Are Infected, Inmates Are Dying’

By: Jaisal Noor

Maryland’s largest public sector union staged a socially-distanced protest to demand more PPE, testing, and safer working conditions. The post ‘Children Are Infected, Inmates Are Dying’ appeared first on The Real News Network....

Can Public Education Survive COVID-19?

By: Jaisal Noor

The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted apartheid conditions in US public schools. The post Can Public Education Survive COVID-19? appeared first on The Real News Network....

The Proposed Nile Dam Is A Wedge Between Egypt, Ethiopia, And Sudan

By: Kim Brown

The plan to build a giant hydroelectric dam on the Nile River is a cornerstone in Ethiopia’s economic development strategy, but is fiercely opposed by President Abdel Fatah Al-Sisi in Egypt. The post The Proposed Nile Dam Is A Wedge Between Egypt, Ethiopia, And Sudan appeared first on The Real...

Stir Crazy! Episode #39: No One Will Save Us But Us

By: Kim Brown

On today’s show: TRNN visual producer Andrew Corkery and “By Any Means Necessary” co-host Jacqueline Luqman. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post Stir Crazy! Episode #39: No One Will Save Us But Us appeared first on The Real News Network....

What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing?

By: Jacqueline Luqman

Racial bias in policing has always existed, with tragic results for some. But has the coronavirus had an impact, or has it merely exposed just how deeply biased policing always was? The post What Impact Has Coronavirus Had On Policing? appeared first on The Real News Network....

‘Students Have Fallen Off The Face Of The Planet’

By: Jaisal Noor

Remote learning has created huge barriers to learning for low income communities of color, where four in ten families lack high speed internet access. The post ‘Students Have Fallen Off The Face Of The Planet’ appeared first on The Real News Network....

Stir Crazy! Episode #38: Generation WTF!

By: Kim Brown

On today’s show: TRNN climate reporter Aman Azhar, and co-hosts of upcoming new show “Why You Should Give a F*ck” Genevieve Montinar and Tunde Ogunfolaju. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post Stir Crazy! Episode #38: Generation WTF! appeared first on The Real News Network....

How Islamophobia And Trump Are Dividing Major Jewish Organizations

By: Marc Steiner

The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations’ incoming Chair-elect Dianne Lob faced attack from of Morton Klein of the Zionist Organization of America because of her work with Muslim refugees. The post How Islamophobia And Trump Are Dividing Major Jewish Organizations appeared first on The Real News Network....

This is Not a Drill: LIVE, May 20th

What strategic opportunity remains for left organizers to build political power within the Democratic Party after Bernie? Are the Democrats in internal crisis, exacerbated by the broader health, political, and economic crises? And, how can we best fight the right wing? Join us for the next episode of This is...

A Just Reopening Prioritizes People Over Profits

By: Jaisal Noor

As Trump’s “reopening” endangers lives, Democrats must advance policy that gives working people something to fight for, argues In These Times’ Sarah Lazare. The post A Just Reopening Prioritizes People Over Profits appeared first on The Real News Network....

X: Malcolm’s Final Years

On Malcolm X’s 95th birthday, TRNN revisits this documentary, including interviews with Angela Davis and Danny Glover. The post X: Malcolm’s Final Years appeared first on The Real News Network....

Mutual Aid In Public Housing Continues After Housing Authority Pushback

By: Sarafina Harper

In early April, Baltimore City’s Housing Authority threatened Reverend Annie Chambers with arrest and eviction for distributing food to her neighbors at Douglass Homes, citing a policy barring non-government organizations from giving food donations to public housing residents. Rather than stopping Chambers’ mutual aid initiative, the incident led to widespread...

US Sanctions On Iran Fueled By Hate And Money

John Bolton brought Richard Goldberg from the neoconservative Foundation for Defense of Democracies to serve as a senior advisor for the National Security Council, ensuring that sanctions against Iran will intensify even as Iran is wracked by COVID-19. The post US Sanctions On Iran Fueled By Hate And Money appeared...