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2020 Sep 12 - 2:49am
Climate change is making wildfires stronger while global warming  makes  heat waves more frequent, intense and longer-lasting. As multiple wildfires rage across western states, including California, Oregon, and Washington, scientists warn that climate change is delaying the onset of winter rains in California, which will result in a prolonged wildfire season along the coast.  Making matters worse is the early start of the strong, extremely dry...
Tags: Alexander Gershunov, California, California fires, california wildfires
2020 Sep 12 - 2:23am
President Donald Trump admitted to downplaying the dangers of the coronavirus pandemic despite having evidence to the contrary, newly published interviews with noted investigative journalist Bob Woodward revealed.  According to the interviews, Trump knew the virus was dangerous in January.  “It goes through the air,” Trump said during a Feb. 7 interview with Woodward. “That’s always tougher than the touch. You don’t...
Tags: Bob Woodward, coronavirus, corporate journalism, covid-19, donald trump
2020 Sep 12 - 1:31am
Washington Mystics forward Myisha Hines-Allen took a few extra seconds before she answered what has become a daunting question: “How are you, really?”  “I’m surviving,” Hines-Allen, in her third year with the Washington Mystics, said during a Zoom media availability Thursday, Sept. 3.  The Mystics were coming off their third game in six days after the WNBA players’ wildcat strike on Aug. 28. Hines-Allen and teammate Ariel Atkins were the...
Tags: Ariel Atkins, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Myisha Hines-Allen, Mystics, WBNA
2020 Sep 12 - 12:49am
A deep dive into the inner workings of a church in Kenosha, WI that espouses the scripture of Romans 13 to imbue police authority with the power of the word of God. The department’s theology and misconduct is exposed by a former Kenosha police detective. The post The theology of police authority: the impact of Romans 13 appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: #FilmThePolice, Black Lives Matter, blue gangs, blue lives matter, Kenosha Wisconsin, Michael Bell Jr. Russell Beckman
2020 Sep 11 - 1:38am
Smoke from climate-change fueled wildfires has blocked out the sun in Northern California’s Bay Area. Gov. Gavin Newsom said California has already experienced “the largest fire season we’ve had in recent recorded history.” “The challenge we’re facing now is the extreme fire events that we believe are climate-induced,” Newsom said. “I have no patience for climate-change deniers. It’s inconsistent with the reality on the ground, the facts...
2020 Sep 10 - 9:48pm
How the colonization of the United States helped create the American obsession with property rights and property damage over people’s rights. The post America’s settler colonialist roots explain how we see property rights appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Black Lives Matter, Dr. Gerald Horne, Jacqueline Luqman, looting, property damage, Protests
2020 Sep 9 - 1:55am
Stir Crazy! Episode 86: Today we are joined by associate professor, Hussman School of Journalism & Media at UNC Chapel Hill Deb Aikat, Indigenous activist and writer Shawn Fleek, and TRNN reporter Steve Horn. Hosted by Kim Brown. The post 5 Alarm Fascism: Trump’s Burning it All Down appeared first on The Real News Network.
2020 Sep 8 - 10:56pm
Members of the group Releasing Aging People in Prison talk about officials’ refusal to release aging prisoners with violent offenses, although studies show the chances of someone reoffending as they age are minimal. The post COVID-19 could be a death sentence for elderly prisoners appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: aging prisoners, covid-19, Governor Andrew Cuomo, RAPP, violent offenders
2020 Sep 5 - 5:31am
Greene County, Missouri, broke their daily record for new COVID-19 cases on Aug. 13, when a county “trailer jail” reported that every single inmate in the facility tested positive. Springfield News-Leader reporter Katie Kull first reported on the outbreak, which impacted at least 108 prisoners.  “Initially around 70 some tested positive, and they were taken out of the trailer and put into a pod in the regular jail building. And then about 30...
2020 Sep 5 - 5:29am
The GOP has been trying to tip the scales on U.S. elections for a long time, but efforts are becoming more brazen. The post Trump tells supporters to commit a felony by voting twice appeared first on The Real News Network.
Tags: Election, Greg Palast, Jaisal Noor, mail-in ballots, Trump, vote twice
2020 Sep 5 - 4:52am
Dozens of contract employees and foreign journalists at the taxpayer-funded Voice of America (VOA) are losing their jobs and being forced out of the United States after President Trump-appointed Michael Pack, the new CEO of VOA parent agency United States Agency for Global Media (USAGM), asserts control over management and editorial decisions. The result over the past few weeks has been terminations, refusal of J-1 visa renewals, and a spending...
Tags: Voice of America
2020 Sep 5 - 1:34am
Stir Crazy! Episode 85: Today we are joined by 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 Indian Summer appeared first on The Real News Network.