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The Russia “National Security Crisis” is a U.S. Creation

President Trump’s warm words for Vladimir Putin and his failure to endorse U.S. intelligence community claims about alleged Russian meddling have been called “treasonous” and the cause of a “national security crisis.” There is a…

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Israel Legislates Apartheid into Law

TRNN’s Shir Hever explains that Israel’s new Law of the Nation-State makes it impossible to pretend that Israel is a democracy. Unequal rights are recognized by the government as the essence of the state Visit…

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Tariq Ali: “No Real Choice” at the Ballot Box for the People of Pakistan

Corruption keeps growing like cancer in Pakistan. This combined with military repression and on-going terror attacks from the Islamic State, Pakistanis will see a continuation of the status quo, says Tariq Ali Visit https://therealnews.com for…

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Shock Without the Therapy: A New Russia is Born in Chaos and Plunder – RAI with A. Buzgalin (6/12)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says the collapse of the Soviet Union was followed by the rise of billionaire oligarchs as the “free market” led to the impoverishment of the people – with…

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Trump: A Symptom of a System in Decay

A live interactive Q & A session with Paul Jay, hosted by Aaron Mate about the controversies related to Trump’s meeting with Putin in Helsinki Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work…

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British Labour Party’s Anti-Semitism Document: Criticizing Israel Is not Anti-Semitism

Moshé Machover discusses the advances and limitations of the Labour Party’s document on anti-semitism, which represents an important step forward to diffuse an issue that has become an artificial controversy designed to undermine Jeremy Corbyn…

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Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Would Bring “the End of Modern Environmental Law”

Professor Bill Snape of the Center for Biological Diversity says that though Brett Kavanaugh gives lip service to the climate crisis, his record shows he won’t support environmental regulation—in short, Professor Snape says, he’s like…

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Kids Demand that Adults Stop Destroying the Planet

Sick of inaction on climate change, youth are organizing the Zero Hour Climate March to get dirty money out of politics and fight for climate justice Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our…

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What the Trump-Putin Summit Means for Syria (Pt 2/2)

New talk of US, Russian, and Israeli cooperation likely means a return to the status quo with the Assad regime in power, as Washington and Tel Aviv double down on targeting Iran and its proxies,…

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What the Trump-Putin Summit Means for Syria (Pt 1/2)

New talk of US, Russian, and Israeli cooperation likely means a return to the status quo with the Assad regime in power, as Washington and Tel Aviv double down on targeting Iran and its proxies,…

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Trump: A Symptom of a System in Decay

A live interactive Q & A session with Paul Jay, hosted by Aaron Mate about the controversies related to Trump’s meeting with Putin in Helsinki Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work…

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Celebrating Life and Radical Spirit of Ida B. Wells

Live from Ida B’s Table, we celebrate the life and radical spirit of Ida B. Wells. Featuring Senator Nina Turner, President of Our Revolution and Michelle Duster the great granddaughter of Ida B. Wells. Visit…

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Bill Black: Trump Sees Europe as a “Foe” Because of Key Misinformed Advisor

President Trump’s belief that the European Union’s trade policies are more unfair towards the United States than just about any other trading partner is woefully misinformed and the result of his reliance “nutcase” trade advisor…

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India’s Far-Right Government Honors Convicted Killers Who Lynch Muslim Meat Traders

An elite Harvard-educated minister from India’s ruling Hindu-nationalist party BJP, Jayant Sinha, put garland around the necks of convicted killers who lynched a Muslim meat trader. Journalist Sidharth Bhatia emphasizes that the upper class is…

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Cop Shortage Called Into Question Amid Excessive Overtime Spending

A Baltimore city councilman is calling into question the narrative that overtime is driven by a shortage of patrol officers after obtaining detailed documents on staffing Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our…

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Can Trump, Israel, and Gulf Allies Get Putin to Turn On Iran?

Days after Netanyahu’s visit to Moscow, Trump will meet with Putin in Helsinki. But despite talk of a “grand bargain” that enlists Russia in helping the US-Israel-Saudi-UAE front against Iran, don’t expect it to happen,…

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New U.S. Sanctions Fuel Protests and Economic Mayhem in Iran (2/3)

With more U.S. sanctions expected in November, the Iranian Rial has slid to 50% of its value. The authoritarian Iranian state must come up with strategies to address poverty, inequality, social welfare, instead of the…

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“I Returned from Vacation to Find the Soviet Union had Collapsed” – RAI with A. Buzgalin (5/12)

On Reality Asserts Itself, Prof. Alexander Buzgalin says that he returned from a vacation in the countryside to find Gorbachev was arrested, Yeltsin was leader and the Soviet Union was no more – with host…

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Trump-Gulf-Israel ‘Peace’ Plan Seeks Palestinian Surrender

Through violence, coercion, and bribery, Israel, the U.S., U.A.E., and Saudi Arabia want Palestinians to give up their rights under international law and accept limited sovereignty in a weak, divided territory. But growing non-violent resistance…

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Immigrant Rights Advocates Support Jealous Over Hogan for Maryland Governor

Neither Ben Jealous nor Governor Larry Hogan support the protestors’ call to abolish ICE, but advocates say it is time to stop Hogan’s policies of criminalizing Maryland immigrants Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help…

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Was the Trump-Putin Meeting Constructive or a “Capitulation”?

Norman Solomon argues against condemning the meeting, saying reducing tensions between nuclear powers is constructive. Paul Jay asks if there is a hidden agenda that’s not so peaceful Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help…

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Trump, Putin and the Iran Agenda

Paul Jay and James M. Dorsey analyze the Helsinki meeting and the “Grand Bargain with Russia” pushed by Saudi Arabia, UAE and Israel Visit https://therealnews.com for more stories and help support our work by donating…

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Paul Jay on Trump-Putin and the Real Threats to Democracy

Whether the Kremlin meddled in the U.S. election or not, the hyper-focus on Russiagate overlooks bigger threats: Russian elites to the Russian people, and U.S. elites to the American people, says Paul Jay Visit https://therealnews.com…

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“Inhuman”: Israeli Bombing Kills 2 More Children in Besieged Gaza

After weeks of fatal attacks on Palestinian protesters in Gaza, Israel has launched one of its worst airstrikes in years, killing two teenagers and wounding at least 25 people. We speak to Ali Abunimah, co-founder…

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