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Rattling the Bars: A Look Inside Private Prisons in the US

By: Eddie Conway

Investigative journalist Shane Bauer speaks to Eddie Conway about his book, American Prison, and the history of prison privatization in the US The post Rattling the Bars: A Look Inside Private Prisons in the US appeared first on The Real News Network....

Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says

By: Dharna Noor

The IPCC’s new report is groundbreaking, but it misses crucial points on climate tipping points and feedbacks that could make the crisis even more urgent, says Durwood Zaelke of the Institute for Governance & Sustainable Development The post Climate Crisis is Even More Dire Than the New IPCC Report Says...

Israeli Authorities Step Up anti-BDS Policies: Political Test to Enter Israel

By: Gregory Wilpert

Israel border authorities have detained US-Palestinian student for her alleged Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activism, denying her entry into Israel, despite having a visa. Tallie Ben-Daniel of Jewish voice for Peace discusses the case and what it means for the BDS movement The post Israeli Authorities Step Up anti-BDS...

What Is Behind The Conservative Win In Quebec?

By: Marc Steiner

For the first time since 1966 the Quebec governing party will not be the Liberals or the Parti Quebecois. The Conservatives won and the left surged The post What Is Behind The Conservative Win In Quebec? appeared first on The Real News Network....

Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still Has Hope

By: Dharna Noor

The IPCC’s new report says we could face irreversible consequences of climate change by as soon as 2030, but a coordinating lead author of the report says policymakers, businesses, and individuals can still make big changes to protect our future The post Author of New IPCC Report Says She Still...

Is the U.S. Complicit in Saudi Journalist’s Disappearance?

By: Aaron Maté

President Trump says the US is pressing Saudi Arabia for answers on the fate of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But new questions are being raised about the US role after a Washington Post report that U.S. intelligence intercepted communications of Saudi officials discussing a plan to capture and “lay hands...

Trump Probably Engaged in Felony Tax Evasion

By: Gregory Wilpert

White collar criminologist Bill Black analyzes the New York Times investigation into Trump’s tax evasion and argues that if true, these would be considered felonies. However, he will probably never be held to account for this, before he leaves office The post Trump Probably Engaged in Felony Tax Evasion appeared...

TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race

By: Jaisal Noor

With less than a month before election day, we talk to Marc Steiner about what impact millions in TV ad spending could have on the Governor’s race The post TV Ads Are Flooding the Airwaves in Maryland Governor’s Race appeared first on The Real News Network....

Will Al Qaeda Leave Syria’s Idlib?

By: Aaron Maté

Under a deal that prevented a Syrian military assault on the province of Idlib, “radical” militant groups are supposed to withdraw by October 15th. The al-Qaeda affiliate Hay’at Tahrir al-Sham (HTS) is said to control about 60% of Idlib but has not said if it will comply. We discuss the...

Michael Mann: We Are Even Closer To Climate Disaster Than IPCC Predicts

By: Dharna Noor

A new report from the world’s leading body on climate change says we could see catastrophic global warming by 2030, and climate scientist Michael Mann says their predictions are too conservative The post Michael Mann: We Are Even Closer To Climate Disaster Than IPCC Predicts appeared first on The Real...

Hidden Victims:  The Psychic Toll of a Racist Criminal Justice System

By: Taya GrahamStephen Janis

Prominent psychiatrist Dr. Patricia Newton explains the physiological and psychological impact of racism, trauma and violence on black women and communities of color The post Hidden Victims:  The Psychic Toll of a Racist Criminal Justice System appeared first on The Real News Network....