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2019 Dec 7 - 5:49am
Prof. Jean Bricmont discusses the biggest strike since President Macron was elected in 2017. Millions are protesting the new pension reform, which will force private sector workers to work beyond retirement age in order to gain their full pension rights. Trains, public transport, schools are shut. The post France’s Pension Reform Met with Massive Protests and Strikes appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: emmanuel macron, France, Jean Bricmont, Neoliberalism, pension, private sector
2019 Dec 7 - 12:47am
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2019 Dec 6 - 8:52pm
Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced plans to cut SNAP benefits that could drive millions further into poverty. Liz Theoharris of the Poor People’s Campaign and Karen Dolan of IPS join us to discuss the implications. The post Trump Declared War on the Poor–And the Poor Are Fighting Back appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: food stamps, Poor People's campaign, poverty, snap, Trump
2019 Dec 6 - 8:41pm
White-collar crime prosecutions are at a 33-year low. Corporate leaders can cause environmental disasters, economic crashes, and the deaths of thousands and still walk free. But there’s a way out. The post How White Collar Criminals Get Away with Murder appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: housing bubble, Money Laundering, white collar crime
2019 Dec 6 - 8:24pm
National polls show the Tories leading, but conflict over Brexit could still result in a Labour minority government. Nation editor D. D. Guttenplan joins us for an eye-opening discussion about how Brexit, accusations of anti-Semitism, and the ‘Green Industrial Revolution’ will factor into the vote. The post Brexit Looms Over Unpredictable UK Elections appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Boris Johnson, brexit, British Elections, Conservative party, DD Guttenplan, jeremy corbyn
2019 Dec 6 - 5:44am
The Police Accountability Report explores how a controversial shooting may lead to a lifetime pension for the officer involved, and why concepts like blanket criminality and moral disqualification drive the system that rewards questionable behavior. The post Shoot First, Get Paid Later appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Baltimore, Janis, Police Accountability Report, Police Brutality, Police Involved Shooting, police misconduct
2019 Dec 5 - 8:32pm
Germany’s SPD followed the example of Britain’s Labour party, electing new left-wing leadership after years of decline. Steve Hudson, an activist in both parties, discusses whether this move can still save the SPD. The post Germany’s Social Democrats Are Moving Left. Will it Save the Party? appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Germany, Labour Party, Norbert Walter-Borjans, Olaf Schulz, Saskia Esken, social democracy
2019 Dec 5 - 8:21pm
Professor David Kotz discusses how the U.S.’s hardened trade stance has nothing to do with human rights, despite new reports of the massive human rights violations of the Uighurs, a Muslim minority in western China. The post Are Accusations of Chinese Human Rights Violations Reinforcing the Trade War? appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: China, David Kotz, Human Rights, intellectual property, Surveillance, TikTok
2019 Dec 4 - 9:57pm
TRNN’s Eddie Conway honors the 50th anniversary of Hampton’s assassination by describing the event and its significance for social movements today. The post Agent Provocateurs and the Assassination of Black Panther Fred Hampton appeared first on The Real News Network.
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2019 Dec 4 - 8:16pm
The United Nations is beginning its climate summit in Madrid. Their new report says that if all booked fossil fuel reserves are burned, it could lead to a cataclysmic rise of global temperature by 2100. The post Fossil Fuel Production Plans Could Push Earth off a Climate Cliff appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: China, climate change, climate crisis, coal, Fossil Fuels, Global Energy Monitor
2019 Dec 4 - 8:05pm
Macron said the alliance is brain dead, and Trump tweeted about Europe not paying its fair share. Bureaucratic inertia and vested interests are keeping NATO alive. The post Do We Still Need NATO? appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Erdogan, Macron, Merkle, NATO, Trump
2019 Dec 4 - 12:20am
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