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US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown

By: Jacqueline Luqman

Sixty-five years after the landmark Brown v. Board of Education case, a new report published by Pennsylvania State University reveals the persistent racial segregation in America’s public schools, and the many factors that contribute to it The post US Public Education Still Segregated 65 Years After Brown appeared first on...

Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing

By: Taylor Hebden

Residents testified in support of the bill, but the Department of Public Works is not on board—they have a different affordability measure in mind The post Baltimore Considers Income-Based Water Billing appeared first on The Real News Network....

New Poverty Measurement Exposes Turkey’s Inequality Within Households

By: Gregory Wilpert

Hasan Tekguc and Bengi Akbulut discuss their research on the gender gap in poverty in Turkey. When comparing household income, it is impossible to know about the gender-based inequality within households The post New Poverty Measurement Exposes Turkey’s Inequality Within Households appeared first on The Real News Network....

Trump Admin Breaks and Enters Venezuela’s Embassy, Arrests Activists

By: Gregory Wilpert

After more than a month of living in the Venezuelan embassy, DC police and secret service broke open the doors to arrest for activists who had been staying in the embassy to protect it against an opposition take-over. The move sets a dangerous precedent, says Medea Benjamin The post Trump...

What Would It Mean to Win? (Pt 2/2)

By: Dharna Noor

Bhaskar Sunkara, founder of Jacobin and author of The Socialist Manifesto, explains what socialism could actually look like in the United States in part 2 of his interview The post What Would It Mean to Win? (Pt 2/2) appeared first on The Real News Network....

Chelsea Manning Back in Prison After Refusing to Testify

By: Marc Steiner

Freed eight days ago, Manning was subpoenaed before a new grand jury investigating Assange. Despite grave danger to her health, she refused to testify, saying she would rather die in prison than change her principles The post Chelsea Manning Back in Prison After Refusing to Testify appeared first on The...

Why Socialism? With Bhaskar Sunkara

By: Dharna Noor

Most people know capitalism is unjust. Jacobin founder Bhaskar Sunkara says he wrote The Socialist Manifesto to lay out an alternative The post Why Socialism? With Bhaskar Sunkara appeared first on The Real News Network....

Fight Against Voter Suppression Continues in Georgia

By: Jacqueline Luqman

Plaintiffs argue before the GA Supreme Court that malfunctioning voting machines caused tens of thousands of missing votes in the Georgia Lt. Gov. race. What could it mean if this case goes forward? The post Fight Against Voter Suppression Continues in Georgia appeared first on The Real News Network....

Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal?

By: Dharna NoorTaylor Hebden

The Sunrise Movement’s Baltimore hub held a town hall on how a federal Green New Deal could help Baltimore—especially Baltimore’s most vulnerable residents The post Does Baltimore Need a Green New Deal? appeared first on The Real News Network....