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2020 Jul 14 - 1:41am
Protests against racism sparked by the police killing of George Floyd continue to sweep the globe, including in Belgium, where activists have demanded the removal of statues of King Leopold II, and an acknowledgement of the horrors he inflicted on the Democratic Republic of Congo. Pointing to a statue of King Leopold II, an activist told Reuters, “We won’t accept this until the government understands that this belongs in a museum, not in...
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2020 Jul 14 - 1:31am
Indigenous, poor, and working-class communities in Brazil are all under threat from COVID-19. One man is largely to blame for the country’s pandemic disaster: President Jair Bolsonaro, who has just tested positive for the virus. The post What’s Behind Brazil’s COVID-19 Disaster? appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Brazil, cases, coronavirus, covid-19, jair bolsonaro, pandemic
2020 Jul 11 - 4:02am
The post BLM Protests Captured In Black And White appeared first on The Real News Network.
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2020 Jul 11 - 1:57am
Queer, trans, and Black students organized for their safety and dignity and pushed for the removal of police from Madison public schools. The post Activists Push Police Out Of Schools In Madison appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Activists, defundthepolice, organizing, police, Police Brutality, school board
2020 Jul 11 - 1:34am
On today’s show: Journalist, organizer, and founding executive director of Crushing Colonialism Jen Deerinwater, Miwok journalist and community organizer Desiree Kane, and journalist and community builder Johnnie Jae. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post Stir Crazy! Episode #65: First Nation Friday appeared first on The Real News Network.
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2020 Jul 10 - 8:43pm
In 1995, between July 11-22, Serbian forces murdered 8,327 defenseless Bosnians in an act of genocide. What’s happened to international law and outrage over crimes against humanity? The post Srebrenica At 25: Have We Learned Anything? appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Auschwitz, Bosnia, Crimes against Humanity, Dutchbat, genocide, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia
2020 Jul 10 - 7:50pm
A training manual obtained by PAR raises questions about what cops are being taught and how they handle encounters with civilians. PAR speaks with Jaelyn Cedillo of Pueblo, CO, whose brother was gunned down by Pueblo sheriffs. The post A Blueprint For Violence: Police Training Manual Reveals Disturbing Methods appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags:   Officer Jeronimo Yanez, BulletProof Warrior, Calibre Press, David Grossman, Jaelyn Cedillo, Jesse Cedillo
2020 Jul 10 - 2:17am
On today’s show: Sociologist Taure Brown, YDSA Co-Chair Amelia Blair-Smith, and Michael Ratner Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies Khury Peterson-Smith. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post Stir Crazy! Episode #64: Get On Board Or Get Out The Way appeared first on The Real News Network.
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2020 Jul 10 - 12:52am
UAE ambassador Yousef al-Otaiba wrote an article promising normalization on the condition that Israel does not annex parts of the West Bank. Jamal Juma’ of Stop The Wall pushed back with an opinion piece in Middle East Eye exposing the reality of Israeli apartheid. The post Strange Slow Dance Between Israel And The Gulf States, Despite Annexation appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Annexation, Apartheid, Iran, israel, Middle East Eye, normalization
2020 Jul 9 - 10:08pm
Last week, Baltimore housing advocates held a “Truth Commission” in front of Baltimore City Hall, declaring that elected officials had failed to protect residents from a housing crisis worsened by COVID-19. The group, which included members of Fair Development Roundtable, Housing Our Neighbors, and United Workers, warned of a looming eviction catastrophe if a city moratorium on evictions is allowed to expire on July 25 as currently planned....
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2020 Jul 9 - 1:53am
Organized labor must confront police unions’ opposition to meaningful accountability, says Delegate Gabriel Acevero. The post Lawmaker Says Union Fired Him For Pushing Police Reform appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Black Lives Matter, organized labor, police, Reform, Unions
2020 Jul 9 - 1:51am
We explore the world of political campaigns, and discuss the importance of local elections, and the type of people who run for office. The post Why You Should Give a F*ck | Ep. 5 | Campaigns appeared first on The Real News Network.
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